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Best Honks Poems

Below are the all-time best Honks poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of honks poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Pa Honks the Horn With a Tree for Christmas Morn
             Pa Honks the Horn  With a Tree for Christmas Morn ...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: honks, christmas, tree,
Form: Shape



Premium Member IN RED'S SILENT FURY

Metallic city howls like a wounded animal
scraped by nocturnal vigils
of grandchildren and elders
emaciated like tuberculosis lungs
gasping from chug-chugs of tobacco soot...
and the face of a...

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Categories: honks, anger, angst,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member City Lights on Waking Up
I waken to a rush of sound and light.
Somebody honks a horn as cars whiz past.
My friend has driven us into the night
and to a...

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Categories: honks, light,
Form: Sonnet
Stop, Look, Listen, Smile
I can’t bear that rock in my shoe,

As I sit, I glance up mesmerized by the sunset’s view.

Seven deep in a grocery line,

The wonderful innocent...

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Categories: honks, beauty, creation, environment, god, life, perspective,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Autumn
How can it be that autumn so soon again is stealthily approaching,
With its pleasing sounds, scents and varied hues steadily encroaching!
The bouquets of summer have...

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Categories: honks, autumn,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member canada geese HC
canada geese honk
one, two, three honks only proof....
spring shrouded in clouds

one, two, three, four and more in a V fly
headed home to catch the ladies...

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Categories: honks, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Stone Bones
Gray shrouds cover my way
sets the tone for the day.
Our silent sun sends
rays running round corners
slowly beams burn off -
melting morning misty mind.

As I tread...

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© Greg Gaul  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: honks, body, city, feelings, friend, heart, kiss,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Summer's Withered Bloom


The carcass of beauty spent and done
picked clean by scavengers of time,
whose sated memories of summer
ask for no quarter and offer none.

Winter winds tango with...

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Categories: honks, 10th grade, 11th grade, autumn, change,
Form: Rhyme
Major Crash
Early morning on the road,
Babysitting duties call.
Traffic outbound's mostly light,
Heading to the suburbs' sprawl.

Suddenly, it all slows down;
On the GPS, a flash -
Point three miles...

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Categories: honks, car,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member This Poem May Kill Me, or Not
Notes: I am putting the notes upfront, suicide is no laughing matter, however, anything that makes it something that can be discussed I think is...

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Categories: honks, depression, introspection, lonely, psychological, suicide, drug,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Bound by Convention
I engineered an intricate design,
determined to be action,
not thoughtful stasis.
But, isolate and distant --
a preserver of decorum --
formal, unexposed, and safe --
with bounds determined
by tight,...

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Categories: honks, allegory, angst, depression, introspection, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Radio
"Radio"
Snippets of classic jingles ring diabolically in our brain
Converging good tunes for bad products
Their repetitive nature send shoots rattling and ringing
Over and over again, gee,...

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Categories: honks, slam,
Form: Free verse
The Band
She steps up to the plate –smiling
The smile that fills you with hatred and embarrassment
When so often it is present.

This is no laughing matter.

The unliked...

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Categories: honks, baseball, childhood, metaphor, middle school, music,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Seasoned
She used to think she was too thin. 
Probably because everyone referred 
to her as skinny. Her older brother 
called her bony butt, to her...

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Categories: honks, nostalgia, youth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Spring Is Coming Soon
Snowy fields are disappearing fast
Patches of green are starting to last.
Robin red breasts are first birds to nest
Indicating we'll soon see the rest.
Northern winds morph...

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Categories: honks, beautiful, daffodils, imagery, seasons, spring,
Form: Acrostic
Two chimps and a jeep
What is that roaring, throwing dust                   ...

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© John Beam  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: honks, allusion, animal, car, humorous, language, onomatopoeia,
Form: Free verse
Avacado, Amoretto
Silently bathed in avocado,          
you soaked in the fragrance of a blanket
At midday, crunched your teeth...

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Categories: honks, happiness, yellow,
Form: Sestina
Winter
A skein of Canadian Geese
fly above snow laden treetops;
Wave after wave crossing the sun
impelled by internal instincts.
Their discordant cacophonies
impel eyes on the ground upward:
young children...

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Categories: honks, winter,
Form: Verse
White Line Fever
White picket fence in the rear view
Coordinates in the GPS
He honks as he leaves the driveway
For a three day trip to the west

They call it...

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© Joe Murphy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: honks, devotion,
Form: Cowboy
A Portrait
The restless night had ended
abruptly. Caught between dreams and
consciousness, the town was arching towards
the sprinkled light of dawn. A perpetual regularity 
reigned over the dusty...

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Categories: honks, aubade, death, humanity, life, mother, woman,
Form: Concrete
Lucky Kid's Dogs
  LUCKY KID'S DOGS

                    ...

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Categories: honks, childhood, dog,
Form: Rhyme
Morning Noises
Police and fire sirens blare
An early emergency somewhere

Neighbor’s water squeaking thro’ the pipes
Two cats clawing each other’s stripes

Traffic hums and honks, tires squeal 
In such...

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Categories: honks, city, sound,
Form: Rhyme
Pavement of Repetition part 1
Walking the path each day
introverted thoughts in 
cased in my skull
a boneyard of ebbing 
memories and thought-processes 
back slightly hunched over 
eyes to the ground...

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Categories: honks, lifeday, sound, change, day, friend, sound,
Form: Free verse
The toy collector
Toy collector:

He holds the bear gently in his old wrinkled hands as he gazes into its kind beaded eyes. The toy collector sees love lined...

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Categories: honks, childhood, dedication, family, children, friendship, imagination,
Form: Ballad
LUCKY KID'S DOGS
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Categories: honks, animals, childhood, children, life, nature,
Form: Rhyme