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Best Hoped Poems

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

Had Hoped to Find
Moved into new house in May 2006 near
intersection of 211 and 17. Holden Beach
is closed beach. This poem is about our
first visit to a local...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hoped, beach, spiritual,
Form: Couplet

Premium Member Words - The Heart of Imagination

This seasoned evening
sported a full faced 
Orange Kool-Aid moon.

Fully aware it was a marvel
it shot me an arrogant wink.

Not once but twice.

I think i heard it laugh.


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Categories: hoped, nature,
Form: Free verse
Cry of the City

We will walk then, you and I

When daylight shuts her weary eye;

Down the streets where beggars sleep

And drug crazed addicts spend their keep.

On streets that...

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Categories: hoped, life, prayer, time, drug, universe,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Dryad's Tale
One day while passing by a tree, I heard a sigh.
It seemed the oak could speak; I felt my knees go weak,
for like a siren’s...

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Categories: hoped, day, fantasy, me, tree,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Just Within Reach

just within reach?

lots of things!

stuff one could collect,
especially graphic novels
with a writer that made you wish
you had a photographic memory
so you would never forget even...

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Categories: hoped, introspection,
Form: I do not know?

Premium Member To Hunt the Bugaboo
The morning was crisp and frosty
    as the Earth yearned for autumn's heat.
Darkness gave way to a fractured dawn

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Categories: hoped, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Things That Seemed Poetic
Things that seemed poetic were always sad,
though I yearned for sparkle
and my dad's guffaw, which never came.
Familiar things were always drear --
repeated motions in the...

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Categories: hoped, angst, childhood, death, depression, family, father,
Form: Free verse
pun with eggs
Benedict was tired, he’d been driving all day.  
This was his last delivery, 2 tonnes of eggs delivered to Safeway.  
The kid came...

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Categories: hoped, fun, humor,
Form: Rhyme
When He Came
I waited for him as the soldier comes
With a beating of drums and trumpet call;
But he arrived instead with a quiet tread
That my ears never...

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Categories: hoped, love, me, me,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Can We Be Strangers
the holes in the walls are all patched
and the plaster is dry
the broken glass is swept away
or turned to sand

I only want that when I...

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© P.S. AWTRY  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hoped, divorce, forgiveness,
Form: Free verse
Depth of Passion's Kiss
I woke trembling on the threshold of dawn 
as dappled sunlight through my window shone 
Upon my primed canvas there had been drawn 
a masculine...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hoped, desire, kiss,
Form: Romanticism
A Goodbye Kiss
Amber streaks brush across the horizon
holding still a little part of me in a perfect memory
a crisp morning breeze caressing weathered lips
begging for one more...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hoped, autumn, kiss,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member will you catch me
If I should reach out, will you take my hand,
and hold me ‘til I reach that promised land?
Will you stay with me after tears have...

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Categories: hoped, courage, depression, faith, loss, love,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member A Divine Miracle
A Divine Miracle

That day- I placed my father's crimson rose,

quite randomly, inside a book of prose-

God's intervention was my only guide.

What I had hoped- was...

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Categories: hoped, inspirational, miracle, truth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Darling Little One, You Carried Me
A hardened and disciplined man drove to the grocery store lost in thought, 
with setting of sun, the long day's work almost found it's end.

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Categories: hoped, daughter, joy, sleep, true love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Cruel Words
Words can be cruel,
when they are fueled by hate.
They become a vicious tool.
I sadly found out too late.

I did not want to believe.
What he had...

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Categories: hoped, anger, pain, trust, words,
Form: Rhyme
Have You Ever
Have You Ever

Stood in a field of ripened gold grain
Lifted your face to be kissed by the rain
Felt in your heart the anguish of pain?

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Categories: hoped, life, lost, lost,
Form: Rhyme
Why The Willow Weeps
The Willow did not always weep,
in summer sun and breeze.
But sorrow once did quickly creep,
amongst the bark and leaves.

For long ago a maiden fair,
would bask...

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© Tom Clark  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hoped, loss, lost love, love, nature, passion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Shout Whisperer
As I climbed up the ladder backwards
I somehow ended up at the bottom
I whispered in the ear of summer
until she turned into autumn

When my mirror...

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Categories: hoped, angst, care, color, dark,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I Confess, I Am Guilty
My parents said I could not keep the black, stray cat.
They explained our canary would not survive that.

Parents out, a sitter, and my four-year-old mind

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Categories: hoped, animal, childhood, confusion,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Endless chorus of tears - Diana Ross tribute
Her life turned upside down, endless chorus of tears,
jilted she hoped he would stop in the name of love.
What was once endless love was now...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hoped, loneliness, lost love,
Form: Pantoum
Dripping Raindrops
 Dripping Raindrops

The rain began quite lazily
tap tap tapping on the canopy

Drop drop dropping on the jade green grass
under subdued light drops shine like glass


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Categories: hoped, rain, tree,
Form: Rhyme
My bestie blind dated big Humpty
His hairstyle resembled Don Trumpty
He was constantly rude
Foul mouthed and so crude
No wonder she soon ditched the numpty!


Your bestie's blind...

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Categories: hoped, best friend, humorous, relationship,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member If I Weren't Afraid

If I weren't afraid
     I'd lull midnight dwindling
 The ebb of passion's tide


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Categories: hoped, analogy, appreciation, conflict, fear, love, soulmate,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member when the gift of giving has gone
Have you longed to give your heart just for the sake of giving?
Withheld for years, for pain and tears spark fear that steals from living...

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Categories: hoped, depression, hope, humanity, love,
Form: Rhyme