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Best Hopefuls Poems

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


Run for the Roses
Three long years pass and now the trumpeter Sounds
As doth the hopefuls tread out upon the track 
Dreams of tomorrow now kindle in the dirt.
Kentucky...

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© Judy Konos  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hopefuls, hope,
Form: Sapphic stanza



I am my Father's Son
They were gambling in front of the house.
Manservants and pages bustled about
Serving Suitors who just curse and carouse.
Few mix wine with water. I heard one...

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Categories: hopefuls, adventure, anger, anxiety, bullying, father, history,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member KGB Bar
Bar is standing room only
Poetry reading
Hopefuls and veterans make the scene
Rub shoulders
Drinks in hand
Crowd at the bar
The place closes down
Quietly people move
Like silent shadows 
Leaving
Without...

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Categories: hopefuls, lifepeople, people,
Form: Narrative
Dark Matter Matters
Dark matter seems to be
What isn’t there to be seen
In between
What we see.

They dub it dark since you cannot detect it
Nor can they inspect it
With...

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Categories: hopefuls, creation, dark, deep, earth, science, space,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Ghost Train
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Categories: hopefuls, dark,
Form: Epic



Premium Member Etheral Empress -
Inspired by the Bridal painting of the Empress Elisabeth of the 19th century Austro-Hungarian Empire -

Elegance, strength as elegance,
elegance of spirit personified as if this...

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Categories: hopefuls, tribute,
Form: Romanticism
STRIPCLUB STEVE
An enormous pole 
made of chrome 
A table set 
Steve, knew he was home 

With a tiny leather thong, 
he swung around, 
in a world...

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Categories: hopefuls, funny,
Form: Ballad
The Gospel According to Mentor
Who else in this inhumane edifice
can dance while the suspecting eyes stare 
at his moistened armpit?
Pathetically unknowing music uplifts not just the soul but the...

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Categories: hopefuls, on work and working,
Form: Free verse
The Wishing Wells of Love
Timeless hearts are borne amid a myriad of collectives colourful arrays ~

Yet sometimes I do not whisper soft enough although, when I should 

While being...

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Categories: hopefuls, hope, life, love,
Form: I do not know?
Slamming dakarai cobb part 3
I'm going for an alley-oop, dunking on your head like "Shaq"
Home court advantage here on the soup, and I'm ducking and dodging your wack 
attack!
I'm...

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Categories: hopefuls, dedication, fantasy, slamslam, me, slam, Grandson,
Form: Rhyme
'J3ckP7t'
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Categories: hopefuls, happiness, love, passion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Winter Olympics
Dancing, whizzing, whirling,
  Skaters swooping by;
Starlets busy twiriling,
  Pointing to the sky.

Judges tracing outlines,
  Fancy figure eights;
Hopefuls' unread headlines,
  Sealed in...

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Categories: hopefuls, sports, stars, winter,
Form: Alliteration
The Wounded Underdog
All bourgeios crime disgusted Eddie, for geared-up hopefuls, interested juveniles, know learned mindful negotiators offering powerful quotations rectify suffering that underdogs valiantly weather: xanthoid yearly...

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Categories: hopefuls, on writing and words, peace, political,
Form: ABC
Miss Liberty
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Categories: hopefuls, america, freedom, imagination, immigration, love, usa,
Form: Personification
China Squash Open 2015
The Bund China Squash Open 2015

The Bund China  Squash Open 2015 was recently played  out in Shanghai…
It was the first squash major as...

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Categories: hopefuls, appreciation, celebration, inspirational, magic, sports, tribute,
Form: Narrative
Miri Junior Squash Open 2015
Here in far off Borneo, junior squash players are gathered in numbers...
Young and energetic, these are Malaysia's young hopefuls and contenders...

In the numbing heat within...

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Categories: hopefuls, america, appreciation, april, community, encouraging, children,
Form: Narrative
Wiseland
Captivated by awed silence
Circling through streets of wiseland
Within old silent jungle
A city of one thousand people
Judged by symbol of love,
Burning in their eyes,
And I noticed...

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Categories: hopefuls, philosophy, spiritual,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Casting Nasturtiums
The director of the new play 'Assertions'
Held auditions for the lead female role.
To avoid any assertions of casting aspersions 
He asked all hopefuls to dress...

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Categories: hopefuls, beauty, flower,
Form: Free verse
The log flume
The log flume

The door is always open for young hopefuls like you
An idea of paradise with cocktails and a house with a view 
A Garden...

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Categories: hopefuls, relationship,
Form: I do not know?
Hollywood, California: aka Tinsel Town
What's so great about Hollywood, California, is that of its stardom and where dreams of
stardom come true. It's considered the "Famous Town" in the L.A....

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Categories: hopefuls, on writing and wordspeople, people, stars,
Form: Epic
Is She the One...
As I watch her rhythmic movements, her beauty entrances me,
Never have I seen such magnificence, she’s as perfect as she can be;

When I saw her...

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Categories: hopefuls, animals, funny, love, naturebeauty, beauty, time,
Form: Couplet
Outcast
I had my place
Down at the bottom with all the 
other mongrel mutts
Always there but never better
Waste of space
I belonged down there
With all the other...

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Categories: hopefuls, beautiful, celebration, faith,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Political Celebrity
Political Celebrity
By Franklin Price
8/19/2015

Political celebrity, lets you have your way.
All the networks want you, it really helps their day.
Increases all their ratings, just to show...

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Categories: hopefuls, celebrity, political,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Finally They're on TV
Finally They're on TV
By Franklin Price
8/4/2015

Finally they're on TV
Been waiting for so long
The presidential hopefuls
Are now where they belong

Too many to come all at once
Formats...

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Categories: hopefuls, political,
Form: Rhyme
My Republic
By Laura Dee Battle
January 24, 2015

Republic of the shadows seem to say
I was deceiving them yesterday
To claim I was so promising
Is haunting like their broken...

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© Laura Dee  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hopefuls, art,
Form: Rhyme