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Best Honolulu Poems

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


Homeless in Honolulu
This is a tropical paradise where many tourists meet.
However, you will still see homeless people living in the street.
These folks struggle to receive a handout.
Each...

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Categories: honolulu, places, poverty,
Form: Light Verse



Honolulu Lawyer
There was once a lawyer from Honolulu
Who always suffered from flu
He never stood before the judge
If he was offered a fudge
And a ticket to the...

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Categories: honolulu, people
Form: Limerick
Premium Member je t'aime 'neath a Banyan Tree - Erotic Verse
The story behind this poem
The curiosity of many of my readers (many of them women) was excited in my previous poem ‘Passion in Black and...

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Categories: honolulu, i love you, inspirational, sensual,
Form: Verse
Why I'm Confused
my pastor bought a plane with the church money
michelle flyin' first class to china like it’s her money
don't even go to church anymore, y’all are...

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© Erin Evans  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: honolulu, america, crazy, how i feel, money,
Form: Verse
Sunset Beach
Here I am on the isle of Oahu.
This Hawaii vacation was long overdue.
There's a lot to see in Honolulu City.
Have you heard of the beach...

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Categories: honolulu, places, travel, vacation,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Breathtaking
Begin your Diamond Head hike in the early hours of morning as it
Requires two full hours to climb to the top at an
Elevation of seven...

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Categories: honolulu, beautiful, mountains, places, , memorial,
Form: Acrostic
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Categories: honolulu, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Hawaii or Stratford
A collaboration with Annalise Brigham

On cold wintry days when my thoughts take flight
I‘m off to the great Pacific and her tropical lands
All exotic remnants of...

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© jack horne  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: honolulu, travel,
Form: Rhyme
I Knew That I Had Come Home
Copyright 2014 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
POETIC LYRICS BY THOMAS LAM HSI ANDRESS



White America hates me (as well as most of the world)...BUT JANINE HOOPS 
(TURNER) HAS...

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© Thomas Hsi  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: honolulu, angel, anger, angst, april, august, universe,
Form: Ballad
Hawaii
"Hawaii" is a children's song, sung to the tune of "The Battle Hymn of the Republic".

Hawaii is a group of islands formed by volcanic activity.
Honolulu...

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Categories: honolulu, education, children, places, song-children,
Form: Rhyme
PART TWO A Lifetime Too Late is Somewhere Over The Rainbow
Copyright 2014 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
POETIC LYRICS BY THOMAS LAM HSI (ANDRESS)

(Continuation)


So I guess I'll keep dreaming...and hoping...that maybe...THE GODS WILL
RETURN...OR MAYBE I'LL KEEP LOOKING!

LOVE IS...

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© Thomas Hsi  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: honolulu, absence, angel, april,
Form: Ballad
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on the phone spelling my name the words never come to mind

C as cat meowing
A as ass braying
T as tender heart
H as honolulu hawaii
E as...

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Categories: honolulu, me,
Form: ABC
O Depression
O depression 

In despair ,thou art give me refuge ,
To whom ,the world only rebukes ,
I have race of thoughts ,
Which the atmosphere has bought...

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Categories: honolulu, depression,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Bonding with a Stranger
I bonded with a stranger today.
It was at the airport in Honolulu.
I was waiting for my flight to be
called. I thought, I better take
advantage of...

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Categories: honolulu, death, friendship, inspirational, life, loss
Form: Prose Poetry
A Day In The Life 1957
Standing here feeling the constancy of the trade winds blowing my hair around
I marvel at the bright whiteness of the birds flying in their madly...

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Categories: honolulu, history, flying,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Weather Forecast
This Winter will be much colder than last year, 
but not colder than the average temperature.
Make sure you still keep your long underwear!
Precipitation will be...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: honolulu, weather,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I FELT SO BLUE WHEN GRANDPA DIED
Grandpa joined the Royal Navy as a cadet,
he adored life on the cerulean sea.
Often we’d talk until midnight,
his sapphire eyes twinkled as he told me...

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Categories: honolulu, funeral, grandfather, i miss you,
Form: Free verse
Mr Biggy Bumblesmart
                  Mr. Biggy Bumblesmart flirts with every girl...

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Categories: honolulu, nonsense,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Summer's Arrival
Summer arrived
After a long and painful day
Some stress, worry and anxiety
Accompanied her on the way

All across America
Loved ones waited for her arrival
Praying that Summer days...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: honolulu, familysummer, summer, time, grandchild,
Form: Rhyme
When Cherry Tomatoes Fell By Enchanted Lake
Copyright 2014 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
POETIC LYRICS BY THOMAS LAM HSI

I am making my way to New York, NY, but I must first get referrals from...

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© Thomas Hsi  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: honolulu, age, baby, candy, character,
Form: Ballad
an importation
an importation
who we never found again
lost in translation

a blow was crushing
Face turned red had been blushing
put foot in my mouth

what i will like best
when you...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: honolulu, adventure, allegory, analogy,
Form: I do not know?
The Last Hit
On the rowdy, raucous, Californian road,
I found his shutterd store, selling guns,
tobacco and more,
and the man came out in a brown 
cockroach-coat and said, "can...

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Categories: honolulu, america, death, irony,
Form: Free verse
NICE MESS
(This poem was wrote as a challenge, a tribute to  Laurel and Hardy, so this was taken from  songs).



On a mountain in Virginia,...

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Categories: honolulu, music, tribute, home, home, me, time,
Form: Rhyme
Sovereign of the Seas
She launched into sea in 1852,
And was build by Donald McKay.
She sailed from Honolulu, Hawaii
To New York in a whopping 82 days.

She set the fastest...

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Categories: honolulu, history, sea
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Kuhio Street at 5am
I am sitting here on Kuhio Street
with the old Honolulu blues again.
The early day shift's coming on their beat
in the midst of the breezy, pre-dawn...

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Categories: honolulu, allegory, introspection,
Form: Sonnet