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Best Hook Poems

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

Premium Member Sandy Hook tribute
Cruelly taken by a heartless act,
gone without a chance to say goodbye.
Innocent souls roam the heavens,
safe from the harsh realities of life.

A mother's eyes overflow...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hook, death,
Form: Free verse

Hook Line and Sinker

Me, my brother Tom and Uncle Pat were on a fishing holiday
three men in a rowing boat way out in Dublin Bay
we anchored up and...

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Categories: hook, crazy,
Form: Couplet
If You Weren't Such a Nut Meg
She had so many chances
     Yet she kept muffin it up
Butter intentions were good
     Just not much...

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Categories: hook, food, fun, humor, words,
Form: Rhyme
The Tower rebuilt
I shall resolve to leave this
Place now...
And steadfastly search out,
Nestling between ridge and bluff
Amidst the folds of a foreign 
Several acres of unkempt ground
Fallow and...

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Categories: hook, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Neverland
On the south-western side of the old mission school,
on the corner of 1st,  where the blackberries grew
a field claimed by children, was crosshatched with...

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Categories: hook, childhood, nostalgia, places,
Form: Narrative

Premium Member DEATH MY PAL

An old friend, as old as life,
We met soon after my birth 
He liked to play games with me 
“Be ready” he said “I am...

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Categories: hook, death, fear, life,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Robot Revolution

Abandon futile attempts to run
Behold the process has begun
Step toward your darkest fear
Let’s flip the switch to a new frontier

Penetrating deep within
Evacuate your mortal sin

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Categories: hook, computer, dark, science fiction, soldier, technology,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Weaver
T’was flair from the cobbles that drove the loom
with forced hardy sweat they laboured till eve
a family tradition from the womb
with threaded shuttle and reed...

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Categories: hook, nostalgia,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Never Never Land
Sad broken boy
When will you become a man
You try flying high
wishing you were Peter Pan
But you don’t understand 
the stuff you’re putting in your veins

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Categories: hook, addiction,
Form: Free verse
A Farm Yarn
When we were young boys on our farm.
A fish tale never meant any harm,
We oft were given a look,
When from such a tiny brook,
We claimed...

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Categories: hook, adventurefish, fishing,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Cherished Blessings
    "Cherished Blessings"

Life has not ended, only changed
and so our lives are rearranged
for one so special now has gone
their spirit, to the...

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Categories: hook, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Thoughts On MGK EMINEM diss, it's just what I noticed
Beard looks weird,
that's a lyrical genius to be feared,
you wrote a 6 year song and got the facts wrong,
fired with the hair and safety still...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hook, hip hop, humorous, rap, slam, smart,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Fisherwoman - For Contest
A desperate spinster, Jane took

strong measures the day she would cook

fresh trout. Her date bit

the barb left in it!

He truly was caught on her hook!


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Categories: hook, fish,
Form: Limerick
The fish is a creature cold and wet
Hooked by line and trawled by net,
Easy to catch and yummy to eat
Fried in oil or seared by...

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Categories: hook, allegory, life, nature, fish, , cute,
Form: Personification
Poetry Police # 2
Many (con)-ARTIST are drinking more than the soup
A kidnapping of the mind
Confessions/conspiracy/rounded up in groups
Interrogation on a  prowler /who's words robbed us blind
Corrupting our...

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Categories: hook, dedicationwords, me, poets,
Form: Free verse
A spinning world globe just set off the center of its axis pole,
Welcome to the mad-mad Hatter’s topsy-turvy upside down
Wonderland, just another inside out hole...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hook, adventure, character, fantasy, imagery, imagination, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dream Boy
My favorite verse from THE soft rock song of my youth
Hit song of 1969 by the Carpenters:

(They Long To Be) Close To You

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Categories: hook, for him, hair, love, me, song,
Form: Rhyme
Yer briny whore
akin to boar
wit' mangy hide 'n scurvy-pocked
chomped 'n chewed
me black 'n blue
wit' carnassial chompers as of croc

Be curs'd, yer nit  
me ample...

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Categories: hook, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Timeless Love
They met at first around sixteen,while they were in their teens.
A young man tall and handsome, a girl with many dreams.
Years later they did meet...

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Categories: hook, family, life, love, marriage, children, family,
Form: Rhyme

May she comes, quite boisterous, and so loud.
She melts the frost to orbs of liquid dew. 
From dark of moon returned to full...

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© Edlynn Nau  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hook, may, nature, sensual, spring, tribute,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member An Emerald, Most Rare
It was glorious ...

A glorious, glowing morn ...
crimson crept up the sky, as if air-brushed ...
little round globs of fair-weather clouds tiptoed on the reach,

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Categories: hook, beauty, color, memory, ocean, sea, travel,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Quiet Attention
Together we would whittle sticks while chewing juicy gum

We would find a place to rest beside a river green and wide

The skies were blue, and...

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Categories: hook, childhood, devotion, family, old,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Nook and a Storybook
What would I give for a book and a nook
I'd forfeit some cash from my pocketbook
Surrender my coat to a hanging wall hook
Then give it...

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Categories: hook, adventure, appreciation, books,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Not Even Close
A musical throng of 400,000 strong invaded a dairy farm in New York in 1969,
 which set fire to the 70’s; but there was no...

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Categories: hook, growing up, life, nostalgia, woman, women,
Form: Free verse
don't touch me
deal with it

i will not let my emotions
be monitored

this is me

if you do not like the 
stay away

i am me

so why not enjoy

if it...

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Categories: hook, hope, imagination, introspection, me, me,
Form: Free verse