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Best Hoppers Poems

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


Adrift in Art, Poem set to Edward Hoppers Nighthawks
Read with image at my blog: purelandsutras.wordpress.com

Night’s shadow lours upon the world
And the streets are silent like the
Netherworld—without a single
Morning soul to be seen or...

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Categories: hoppers, art, beauty, inspiration, loneliness,
Form: Free verse



MARRIAGE OF BUTTERFLIES IN SPRING
Spring comes, cool breeze flow
conveying the message of peace
with a pleasant and perfumed blow.
Flowers blossom with redolent fumes.
Butterflies worried for their marriage 
inviting friends,with paused...

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Categories: hoppers, butterfly, seasons, spring,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member haiga - Enigmatic Moment
C          R           O
a   ...

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Categories: hoppers, art
Form: ekphrasis
Premium Member Chopped III-Suicidal Dick's
  The Playbill for the 9/8/01 show at Godspeed Opera House falls from my  palm to the floor. Here I sit, with a...

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Categories: hoppers, mystery, drug,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member A Quilt For Mother Earth
Walking stick stroking limestone paths
sunshine warming these patina hands-

A fleeting chorus of gold winged finch,
God sashaying over cherry wood violins-

Turtles playing dominos on mossy stones
amidst...

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Categories: hoppers, earth day,
Form: Couplet



Premium Member Train
Oh no! Train again!

Perched upon parallels of steel,
You roll your way on heavy wheels.
Thundering through town
With a rhythmic rattle and clickity-clack.
Your deep throat rumbles diesel...

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Categories: hoppers, inspirational, introspection,
Form: Free verse
A letter from ME
ME dear FATHER you already know,
But you need to be briefed,
On a tragedy I believe you must not know.
There’s a deadly dance with violence killing...

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Categories: hoppers, black african american, conflict, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
The ABCs of Things Green
The ABCs of Things Green

Algae, alligator, artichoke, asparagus, aphids, Andradite,
Brussels sprouts, broccoli, Buffalo Treehopper, and beans,
Cuckoo Wasp, Cabbage, cucumber, Common Green Darner, and celery 
Dog...

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Categories: hoppers, bird, food, fruit,
Form: Abecedarian
Premium Member Silver Streak
All aboard the Rhode Island Line!
We're guaranteed to be on time
Grab your suitcase, grab your coat
Be a tourist, coast to coast
Write a postcard, you will...

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Categories: hoppers, travel,
Form: I do not know?
Call It Nostalgia
Space Hoppers, Power Cuts, Texan Bars & Playschool,
Record Players, Tiny Tears, Ford Capri’s (I thought were cool),
Bag Puss, Mrs Thatch, Wonder Woman, Rainbow,
George, Zippy, Rod...

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Categories: hoppers, humorous, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Benny Blue Beetle
Benny Blue Beetle ran up a limb
He knew he could fly but he couldn’t swim
Way up in a tree way out in the air
He leaped...

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Categories: hoppers, children, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Cartoon Characters
Mermaids, sirens of the seven seas,
Guardians of Davey Joanne’s keys
Water babes, in rivers seen to swim
Young mermaids, now there’s a thing!
Kermit the frog, and miss...

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Categories: hoppers, animal, celebrity, character, film, humorous,
Form: Lay
Premium Member The Last Semblance of Sanity
 

Paraded endlessly, this spectacle the Elephants know to be degrading,
And their counterparts from the sea , the Orcas, resist in captivity
By refusing to unfurl...

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Categories: hoppers, imaginationtime,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hillbilly Redneck Sonnet
This redneck is fixin' to go dancin'
You reckon we get gussied up and go?
I'll be a high flutin' and a prancin'
Is the honky-tonk puttin' on...

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Categories: hoppers, crazy, dance, drink, humor, humorous, nonsense,
Form: Sonnet
Midnight roll call
International relations clerk on duty enters
In her hand is a list of nations from Africa
One by one she shouts out their surnames

The assembly monitors gives...

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Categories: hoppers, africa, leadership, satire,
Form: Personification
I wish that I was a mountain
I wish that I was a mountain
A lofty and elegant one
With my roots deep in the earth
A crown of cloud bestowed on my dome


I wish...

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© Rahy Hy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hoppers, dream, freedom,
Form: Free verse
Ma feets
Ah gotsta tell y’all ‘bout ma own two feet,
Fo transportation dey can’t be beat.

I’m right proud a them clod hoppers, see,
Cause they always trekin’ on...

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Categories: hoppers, devotionme, me,
Form: Couplet
an awakening call
This poem is dedicated to 
A young lady, 23 years old raped by gang in Delhi in India and died on the 13th day of...

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Categories: hoppers, caregiving, depression, history, god, woman, change,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Runaway Train!
Am I Dreaming??  Is that a Runaway Train??!!!!!


Where the city begins
It started to speed
While the engineer slept
And the gates swung down
I watched in horror,...

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Categories: hoppers, adventure
Form: Rhyme
BeautifulLakeMarion
Beautiful Lake Marion

The Lake as Beautiful as the big blue sky
Sits welcoming
The sun beams in and wakes people in the mornings
When they wake they get...

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Categories: hoppers, vacation,
Form: Free verse
World's Diversity
My day's curtain closes at another's yolk
On a cricket's humming in jumps of 'hoppers,
A whistling salute as froggy vibes croak,
Quenching my sun in silent night...

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© Dowell Oba  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hoppers, life, nature
Form: Rhyme
THE GOOD OLD DAYS
The good old days
lost like the ancient 
city of artatica,
concealed in growth 
of youthful strenght.

Yet fresh like new 
mead 
it is in my memories.

By day...

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Categories: hoppers, absence
Form: ABC
~ (~) ~ ""Hold On!"" ~ (~) ~ (Part #4 of 4) ~ (~) ~
Arrogance is the belittlement, empty lie... the stinking meat-pie-left-unheated and alone in the 
practical-wisdom-of-the-stove. The sometimes deadly and ambitious-quest for an-easier-day-
runaway-out-of-control-street-car-broken down mind trap-flimsy cardboard...

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© James Long  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hoppers, inspirational
Form: Prose Poetry
Relish
Yes falling-down found rustling up-down shuffling-up slipping-down-
down up-down-and-up-and-again. Rolling-up-up-down-bobbling up-all-around-and-
down-again-around yes... again-and-again, yes-time, and-again... ! Skip-slip-slip skip 
skip-slipping up-rising-dropping down-slipping-up-drop-bop-bop-bop-again-slipping-up-
down-and again in-between the-cracks in-the-floor (h)and-fed...

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© James Long  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hoppers, inspirational
Form: Prose Poetry
STRINGS
A small string piece,
In tales people to people wise,

One end to other holding peace,
One end to other pulling tug of war like race,

Piece to piece,in...

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Categories: hoppers, adventure, care, community, environment, peace, world,
Form: Free verse