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Best Hoof Poems

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


The Unicorn
The Unicorn

Once upon a time…
an incredible event occurred that was so sublime.
On a warm summer night many years ago,
awakened by the rhythmic tempo
of hoof beats...

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Categories: hoof, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member The Phantom Horse
A phantom horse came galloping 
beneath a silver moon
across a field of recent war 
where corpses’ bones lay strewn.

With thunder in his hoof beats,
again and...

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Categories: hoof, war,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Knight Rises
He rides towards the setting sun
Further and further from his special one
The sound of his armor clanking with each hoof beat
Perspiration horse and rider oppressive...

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Categories: hoof, beauty, blue, girl,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Gifted Pig Named Polly
Pigs that swim the Caribbean aren't just silly rumors,
Polly is just such a pig, from the island of Exumas ...

Oh, Polly loves the water so,...

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Categories: hoof, animal, fantasy, flying, humorous, light,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Beware, the Wayward Heart

The wayward wind forever so aloof
across the prairie blowing wild and free;
just like a herd of horses on the hoof,
and running loose with nature’s grand...

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Categories: hoof, loneliness, lost love, love, wind,
Form: Sonnet



Premium Member The Fat Lady has Sung
O harlot of colored scarlet hath divided the spoils
The wealthy, well oiled, prophesy uncertainty 
Thee measures of  barley spoil not the oil or wine
heavenly...

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Categories: hoof, angst, faith,
Form: Elegy
On Juno Ranch, A Cowboy's Day
If you'd have lived and worked on Juno Ranch, you’d have come away better for it. It 
may not have seemed like it at the...

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© Jim Fish  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hoof, cowboy-western, inspirational, life, on work and
Form: Cowboy
The Anatomy of a Horse
The Anatomy of a Horse (written for children)

Horse's feet have a hoof, the hard part which he can pound, 
back of this is his frog,...

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Categories: hoof, horse, paris,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Mystical Lore of the ThunderBeast



Great Spirit whispers on breathing breeze; 'It is time',
puce plume in saffron noon signals hunt's aborning,
ThunderBeasts' harrowing hooves erupt Great Plains grime,
soon will ail, widow's...

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Categories: hoof, death, native american, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Berlin 1945
Wild galloping horse
Berlin nineteen forty-five
Hoof pounding the Earth

10/01/17...

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© Jamie Pan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hoof, war, world war ii,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Horses
    A horse that runs wild and free
 Enjoys freedom with each stride
    No saddle on his withers be
...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hoof, animal, horse,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member T'was The Night After New Years
(True story...!!)      
                 ...

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Categories: hoof, funny, new year, new years day,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Ghostly Encounter
One night about 25 years ago
I was sat in my car at Cothelstone
Dx-ing on my CB radio in the wee hours
when my two dogs started...

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Categories: hoof, fear,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Wisp
Over the hillsides, together we burn space and time....galloping with the wind...
Clouds take me by the hand, and wind takes you by the mane
Nothing outside...

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Categories: hoof, beautiful, me, universe,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Horses
Her tiny strands of forelock were as soft as silk, 
resting gently between her poll and soft ears-
Her muzzle slightly wet as it began to...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hoof, animal, horse,
Form: Rhyme
Speckled Sea Air Stings Soft Skin
Sea horizon in the distance ...a clean line.... a quiet shore
Every day the ocean washes up something new on its sandy floor...
Today,  the sea...

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Categories: hoof, animals, happiness, health, nature, passion, sea,
Form: Sonnet
Easter Bunny
Easter Bunnies

Easter bunnys bellies burning ,
From the poison virus mate,
Aussie farmers want him murdered ,
For every blade of grass he takes,

Have you seen a mattry...

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Categories: hoof, adventure,
Form: Rhyme
White Christmas
I'm dreaming of a white Christmas
with the snow laying on top of the roof
and the sound of Santa's reindeers hoof 
as they make their rounds...

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Categories: hoof, christmas, snow,
Form: Rhyme
Melancholy Faun
Wooden paths I seek forlorn,
I miss the smell where I was born.
The coolest air of blossoms bloom 
no longer wait for me to loom.
No canopy...

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Categories: hoof, angst, animals, depression, nature, nostalgia
Form: Rhyme
YES, IT'S A DOG'S LIFE
YES,   IT’S A DOG’S  LIFE

Out at last and  oh  boy  am I gonna enjoy some fun  -
Leg-up, ...

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Categories: hoof, funny, me, me,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member A Pinch of Grinch
Yikes, all I feel is attitude with zero Christmas mood.
Blessed am I for Jesus’ birth and sacrificial rood,
but Santa and his deer had best just...

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Categories: hoof, christmas, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
A Pallid Moon
Hoof beats...palpitate and pound,
A sudden rush...rapidly...rushes by.
Leaving overturned leaves in a swirling...whirl.
Pursuers...persistently follow the tainted...trail.

A Magnesian...mare crosses his mind,
A debt of dreadful...death woefully bestowed.
Death...the debt...

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Categories: hoof, fantasy
Form: Free verse
Yellow Rider
Now the villager’s are waking from the dreams inside their heads,
They’re locking doors and windows, and they’re hiding in their beds;
It’s a yellow rainy morning...

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© Steve Eng  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hoof, fantasyme, me, yellow,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Grundlebean and the Squadgiboo Bear
In the crook of a rock,
in the turn of a stream,
in a fright of a forest,
lived old Grundlebean.
His door had a four,
and his face had...

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Categories: hoof, animal, fear, fun, nonsense, silly,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Night Before
T’was the night before Christmas - //with apologies//
Oh, no – not again
The dreaded hoof pounding
another visit from “him”
I must shutter the windows
and lock all the...

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Categories: hoof, christmas, humor,
Form: Rhyme