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Best Hooky Poems

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

Playing Hooky
Today I cut my beading class.
I didn’t feel like going;
But there will be no consequences
Due to my not showing.

I will not get detention
Or some points...

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Categories: hooky, freedom,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member The Elephant in the Room
3 polished oak fans,
Swirling in robotic unison

High maintenance socialites,
Sipping on Merlot fallacies

Lemon yellow coated walls,
Like their smiles

Comparisons of dangling Porsche & Bentley keys
A glorified day...

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Categories: hooky, funny, humorous, life, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I'm Huck
I’m Huck, and my last name is Finn.
On the great Mississippi I’ve been
playing hooky from school
‘cause there ain’t any rule
that can keep Huckleberry caged in.


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Categories: hooky, books,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Raised by Everyone
When I was a child everyone’s mother on my block corrected me.
Every adult in the neighborhood watched me vigilantly, carefully.
Watching for me to do something...

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Categories: hooky, age, appreciation, community, environment, grandfather, grandmother,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member No More Than Odd
Cows cuss under their breath during these winters
Being under a blanket is not warm if made of snow
Fish get expelled from their school playing hooky

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© ... Gigno  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hooky, animals, funny, nature,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Solitude
You feel alone
And can’t sleep
Another hour passes
Finally your close your eyes 
Dreaming of a place you’ve never been
At first you feel free
Arms swinging at your...

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Categories: hooky, life,
Form: Narrative
The Hookie, Cookie, Rookie
The Hooky, Cookie, Rookie
Dr. James E. Martin
©January, 2014

They say his nick-name is “Cookie.”
From school he’d often play hooky.
He was no fool,
Was actually quite cool,
It is...

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Categories: hooky, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Skipping School To Play Baseball
Skipping school to play baseball,
spending up all I got at the Mall;
having fun and laugh with girls
who love Coca Cola and burgers.

It's a day of...

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Categories: hooky, baseball, candy, childhood, children, hockey, mother
Form: Rhyme
Kim On Poetry Soup
A clever cookie and a good looky,
But certainly not a poetry rooky,
She always enjoys writing some,
Then stretching out in the Philippine sun,
Let's hope she never...

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Categories: hooky, funny, tribute,
Form: Limerick
Pity Me, or on Second Thought, Pity Them
What can I do?
My brethren - Dank. We are
not fit to wipe the asses of
these sons of the star of David -
and yet, we crush...

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© Kelsey May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hooky, bullying, heartbroken, jewish, patriotic, power, racism,
Form: Narrative

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Categories: hooky, fun, humor, nonsense,
Form: Limerick
A Tough Christmas Cookie
Two billion people are of the Christmas persuasion,
Two billion people celebrate that most joyous occasion.

If that is true, Santa has to visit 23,148 people every...

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© Tony Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hooky, funny, holiday, christmas, people, christmas, may,
Form: Light Verse
God Side
Homeschooling myself. Unknown to you at the time. Sister playing hooky from school.
School she dreads. Both of us hide by staying home and shock one...

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Categories: hooky, father
Form: I do not know?
Harlem New York
I walked through Harlem just the other day. The Harlem I knew as a child has totally gone away. I use to play hooky from...

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Categories: hooky, black african american, childhood, city, feelings,
Form: I do not know?
A Poem For The Erudite
A Poem For The Erudite, it sure will be hot
Take the time out to listen, rubbish it's not
Straight from the life of a perspicacious young...

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Categories: hooky, abuse, addiction, angst, childhood, conflict, confusion,
Form: Couplet
Codie And The Catfish
I was on my way to school when it happened.
     You see, I never miss school and for me,
playing hooky has...

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Categories: hooky, cute, fish, fun, humorous,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Negative Politics
Negative Politics
By Franklin Price

Negative politics are more
Since primaries have begun
To say someone is worse than you
Somehow is much more fun

It's not what you've accomplished
How you've...

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Categories: hooky, political, drug,
Form: Rhyme
The punishment doesn't fit the crime
You got really mad and gave my cat away.
I'll be bitter at you for the rest of my days.
I played hooky and you punished me...

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Categories: hooky, father, pets, son, cat,
Form: Rhyme
Green of the poison can invade deep
Green of the poison can invade deep
unnerve you and eat innards like creep
it sinks in slow from the injectible
which sinks in sharp like a stab.


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Categories: hooky, lifeme,
Form: I do not know?
Society's Role Models
We have so many role models in society.
You can choose from so many with such a different variety.
There are musicians, writers, actors, athletes, and so...

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© Chris Matt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hooky, confusionpeople, people,
Form: Rhyme
Got my first bike at nine, its color was red, 
fell off nine times and bled from my legs, 
ma covered my scratches and cuts...

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Categories: hooky, childhood, funny,
Form: Free verse
1910 Forever
            1910 Forever

Let’s see now my little fellow
That will be .14 cents for the...

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Categories: hooky, adventure, age, america, childhood, imagery, life,
Form: Free verse
The Love of My Dad
The Love of My Dad

When I was a child, you combed my hair for school

I never played hooky, because that was your rule

You helped with...

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Categories: hooky, childhoodlove,
Form: Personification
Premium Member The Blanket
My brother and I once played hooky
On the porch in the cool morning air
I had a blanket wrapped around me
Climbing a step ladder that was...

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© PAT Adams  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hooky, children, humorous, imagination, innocence,
Form: Quatrain

So you went off to school son and what did you learn?
will it make the world better the next time it turns?
No I didn’t...

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Categories: hooky, education,
Form: Couplet