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Best Hood Poems

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

Premium Member The New Robbin Hood

The New "Robbin'" Hood

This guy I describe can have many names.
He’s greedy and mean and likes to play games.

I’ll just call him Robbin’ with double-b,

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Categories: hood, corruption, drug,
Form: Couplet

Premium Member Toilet Bowl Committee
Toilet Bowl Committee (aka: Uptown Hood)

A lavatory confinement
If you want to moderate this place, pick up the pace
From the mouth down to the @$$
Your so...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hood, abuse, anger, angst, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Farmer and His Corn
The Farmer and his Corn

Snug and warm beneath the earth
The field awaits the coming birth
It holds the richness that they need
Provides the anchor for the...

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Categories: hood, introspection,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Wonders of Winter
Look up!  Snowflakes appear in streetlights
   Hear children cheer as snow days are announced
Watch the powder fly during snowball fights

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Categories: hood, happiness, love, winter,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member Politics and Poetry - is hate really the answer

Politics and Poetry – is hate really the answer

Why write a poem of hate about Trump
He’s been there just over a week
Though Hilary Clinton the...

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Categories: hood, angst, political,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member You never know till you get to know
One dark night a saucer crashed;
the military quickly cleaned up the trash.
In the distance, what they didn’t see;
a thin, white face between the trees.

Once all...

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Categories: hood, funny, humor, humorous, imagination,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Woodstock
~Woody Wood From the Hood~

Deep, inside yourself, you walk a sour way of life,
Carving my name, on every tree with a hunting knife
You log in,...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hood, abuse, animal, bird, character, humor, slam,
Form: Alliteration
The Old Truck in the Master's Hand
The old truck hadn't been used in a while,
But it should be good for a few more miles.
Under the hood, the engine was rusty,
And the...

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Categories: hood, allegory, inspirational, lifeold, old,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Stargazer
Under 65 degree starry, onyx blanket
Containment of quarter moon identity

A whimsically soothing song exuded
In muffled taps & Prohibition era lyric

In the distance,
Snow-capped mountains reflecting lunar...

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Categories: hood, confusion, feelings, life, night,
Form: Prose Poetry
An Imagery Of You
It’s like you’re
in a game of
love, a game I
can’t take part

I’d play the
role of Robin Hood
trying to steal
your heart

The game
you’re in it had
you trapped within...

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Categories: hood, light, love, romance, romantic,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Totum Pole Ode


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Categories: hood, native american, people,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member Gary's Yard Sale, the story
Gary's Yard Sale, the story

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© Chuck Keys  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hood, nostalgia, people, timeage, age, day,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Both Sides for Me
The look of pity on the saleswoman's face said it all
my paint spattered clothing, however the jeans fit
just didn't have that panache, chic pizazz, tongue...

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Categories: hood, absence, adventure, dream, fun, growing up,
Form: Quatrain
Raindrop Butterflies
The snow slowly morphs into rain, a thousand cold cocoons that release raindrop butterflies into the frosty air. They glisten in the morning light, clinging...

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Categories: hood, new year,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member The Winds of Time
One day I was passing time
And wrote these words upon the lines,
I know not where they came you see
The Winds of Time were there for...

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Categories: hood, imagination, inspirational, visionary, me, war, family,
Form: Verse
Premium Member twisted
oh, let me tell you a twisted tale . . . 

of robin hood and a merry band of followers
but my story does not take...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hood, anti bullying, courage, hate, poems, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Robin And Marian
North of Nottingham, there lies a wood

Clothed with fern in Dartmouth green

A barefoot Beauty, There she stood

The likes of which, the worlds not seen

A man...

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Categories: hood, first love, love,
Form: Rhyme royal
Premium Member Once Upon a Curse: Once Upon a Time
Once Upon A Curse

She’d pricked her finger, and for years she slept
inside the castle in her pretty room.
Her parents and the entire village wept
for she...

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Categories: hood, fantasy,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Destiny and Beyond

A fierce wind howls as dark clouds race across the horizon,
     and beneath the hood draped over his face the man...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hood, fantasy,
Form: Epic
Premium Member My Old Black And White
What I’d give to wake in the morning and hear those church bells ring
To turn on my old black and white and hear Gene Autry...

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Categories: hood, nostalgiaold, friend, old,
Form: Rhyme

He arrived wearing pink skinny jeans
They were scruffy and ripped at the seams
He looked like a wiener
I will not be meaner
But he’s sure not the...

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Categories: hood, clothes, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Hoodlum-Triple collaboration with Jan Allison and Marti Sutherland
I followed that cad Robyn Hood 
and discovered he's up to no good 
An expert at cheating 
bad mouthing and bleating 
His actions I've not...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hood, silly,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Pic Motifs: Visual 2
Grimly he comes.
Day after day,
hour upon hour
second by second -
for centuries
into eternity.
The face 
beneath his dark hood
he will reveal
when he comes
for you.

30-word poem/ Nov. 17,...

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Categories: hood, death,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Scented Leaves
Crisp ...
You lay like solemn ashes
'Neath glass ... spotless, sacred
Dried to bright hues ...
The shades of her lips in chill autumn air
(Winter, whisp'ring soft)
Edges crimped...

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Categories: hood, imagery, lost love, memory, nature, soulmate,
Form: Free verse
The Call of the Alpha Male
Robin Hood, man in tights
Julius Caesar, might makes right
Alexander, called "the Great"
Sitting Bull, righteous hate
Robert the Bruce, Attila the Hun
Charlemagne, Napoleon

Hear the call of the...

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Categories: hood, funny, hero, humorous, men, power, word
Form: Light Verse