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Best Hoodoo Poems

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


Credit Card Hoodoo
Your new bank card is on the way,
praise god for all his/her ways
if you can't beat 'em join 'em (I say)
Oh lord have mercy on...

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Categories: hoodoo, abuse, cry, culture, dark, november, silly,
Form: Kyrielle



21st century Hoodoo man
( to the novelist Arthur Flowers)

Ripened dreadlocks twisted of hope & filth
Ancient crevices trickle through brims of his glasses 
While his callused hands hold mystery...

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Categories: hoodoo, hope,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hoodoo Sea
Capt'n Jack ‘ere and dead I be
drowned in the Hoodoo Sea.
Fire lit the sky as we sailed by
not far from Bim’ni.

Dey say ders nothin’ strange...

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Categories: hoodoo, adventure, fantasy, imagination, mystery
Form: Ballad
The Obeah Woman
The Obeah Woman

Heavy musty air reeks with the Obeah Woman’s pungent perfume, 
sweat, burnt incense, bitter roots, and swirling black smoke,
dim light from a waning...

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Categories: hoodoo, magic, mystery,
Form: Rhyme
Out Of Sorts, The Heathen
A wandering heathen
compelled to wander and wonder,
clinging to the subjective notions
and half-baked personal philosophies
that evolve with each new day
and whisper with each pale night.
Away from...

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Categories: hoodoo, philosophy,
Form: Free verse



Love Spell
Love Spell.        

By Pippa Gray 

He's the soul for which I wait.
I'll feed him darkest sabre grapes
and lead...

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© Pippa Gray  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hoodoo, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Alone Among The Hoodoos
Wandering through the badlands
of the great south western plains
I happen upon a great assembly of
fairy spires, other worldly
wonders of rocky pinnacles
that dot the high desert...

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Categories: hoodoo, anxiety, fear, travel,
Form: Free verse
When the West Was Legend
Few now look back on those times that are gone
When Hoodoo and Rudebaugh rode rough stock;
When Clantons and Cowboys carved out Tombstone
And the West was...

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© Glen Enloe  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hoodoo, nostalgia, remember,
Form: Cowboy
Exgenesis
Want Black Magic?
Who knew I could do hoodoo?
I been doing voodoo since I was a kid in my room, dude,
Club Metz played with dolls, bruh,
Excentrix...

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Categories: hoodoo, hip hop, imagination, inspirational, magic, mental
Form: Free verse
Terrestrial Journals VII
Wearisomes travelers; who is blind and I Am not blind?!

Passing through gildeds secular anathemas open markets 
 
With countless sonorous voices calling from their ravens,...

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Categories: hoodoo, hope, life, love,
Form: I do not know?
Dont Make Me Use Voodoo on You
Well you better treat me good or I will
throw out an ancient Voodoo spell on you
dead men tell no tells especially when
at the bottom of...

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© Bo Lanier  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hoodoo, magic, moon, relationship,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Clowning Around-..NOT!
The boy was only four years old
but he’d watched Scoobey Doo
Seen them chase many a monsters
who’d escaped at the zoo.

The October sun was soon down.
His...

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Categories: hoodoo, adventure, childhood, funny
Form: Ballad
Taboo
Total abandonment of better understanding, unspoken fear and
wild eyed in disbelief, shadows in the cemetery, a lovers grief like the image in a broken mirror...

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© Bo Lanier  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hoodoo, cat, fear, old,
Form: Free verse
Tropical Depresion 12
I can recall that night,
so vividly, still...

The salty ocean air on the 
tip of my tongue
as Atlantic winds blew her
ever closer to me;

and her scent-
a...

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Categories: hoodoo, natural disasters, loss, nature, water, fish,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ebenezer's Stone Statues
Who knew that "Hoodoos" were here
Where 50 million year old totems appear?
An 1875 find by Ebenezer Bryce,
Sandstone spires that engage and entice.
Human shaped pinnacles of...

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© Greg Gaul  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hoodoo, change, devotion, imagery, inspirational, nature, spiritual,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Alone version 2
Alone she dances through this desert
search for purpose in this space
slotted canyons echo entice
ride this river wrapped in lace

Hoodoo ghosts will hide their secrets
drifting dunes...

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Categories: hoodoo, divorce, loneliness, longing, loss, lost love,
Form: Free verse
The Woods
No one dare set foot in those woods there 
is evil far beyond our imagination and it's usually
up to no good. Some may call it...

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© Cole Beck  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hoodoo, mystery, people, old, may, old,
Form: Epic