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Best Hopping Poems

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


Premium Member Sea Song

Oh precious, dulcet diva, oceantide ... you, of sand and foam 
  and abundance, all your moods and meanderings speak deep
   ...

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Categories: hopping, analogy, appreciation, beach, imagery, life, metaphor,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member In scarlet dawn
If I have the time, I’ll wait eons, to greet you in scarlet dawn
As you marvel its vermillion garb embossing marigold arc
Emanating golden sparks, piercing...

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Categories: hopping, imagery, love, nature,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Premium Member Death Tolls
The atmosphere rings with the bell like calls
of the plover flock, long before they are spotted.
The flight herringbones a grey fedora sky.
Markings of white and...

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Categories: hopping, beach, beauty, bird, ocean,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member God's Whispers
An amethyst sunset
splashed across the sky,
a rainbow after a storm;
majestic mountains
crowned with snow,
and a pristine lake
of cobalt blue.
A crimson cardinal
hopping across the lawn,
the purring of...

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Categories: hopping, beauty, blessing, god,
Form: List
Premium Member An Outback Christmas

Excitement filled the bushland as December was near
Every creature had been waiting for Christmas time - all year.
Wallabies hung their stockings on a  gumtree...

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Categories: hopping, children, christmas, december, kids,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Thanksgiving from Three Perspectives
A Child's Thanksgiving Prayer 

Lord, I thank thee as I sit to eat,
For mashed potatoes that I helped to make.
And thanks, dear Lord, we're having...

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Categories: hopping, family, funnymom, prayer, thanksgiving, men, mom,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Soup is On
If finding good times is your wish
And poetry your favorite dish,
Then visit us. The soup is on!
It’s piping hot and never gone.

And with so much...

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Categories: hopping, song,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member RHYME TIME - FOR CONTEST
This morning I went shopping
Tripped over, started hopping
My milk bottle it went slopping
The store cleaner began mopping

I hobbled out of the store
Got caught in the...

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Categories: hopping, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Once Upon a Curse: Once Upon a Time
Once Upon A Curse

She’d pricked her finger, and for years she slept
inside the castle in her pretty room.
Her parents and the entire village wept
for she...

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Categories: hopping, fantasy,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Nothing more than a pretty smile - repost
Nothing more than a pretty smile - repost

There she was chasing a rabbit 
with 1 am coffeecakes and weak tea
She didn’t notice I was watching
from...

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Categories: hopping, adventure, fantasy, imagination,
Form: Free verse
Rabbit Don't Run

My shy moth eyes
were attracted to the beauty of your flame
The pleasure of knowing you
was worth the risk of me feeling the pain
From the hurt...

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Categories: hopping, allusion, angst, dark, sad love,
Form: Ode
Premium Member FIVE LIMERICKS
Inspired by Joseph Mays limerick contest.
(not for contest )
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A mischievous chef known as McMurray 
For a joke put Epsom salts in the curry
The toilet door...

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Categories: hopping, humor,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Childhood Inequality In School
Some children come into the school building dancing, singing, hopping, bursting with uninhibited glee.
They exchange giddy, happy stories about their day at the mall, dropping...

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Categories: hopping, child, child abuse, children, family, school,
Form: Narrative
4 30 AM When Sheep Leap And Lay In A Heap
It's 4:30am and I can't sleep,
the sheep leap and lay in a heap,
told me they're tired and got shut eye,
even my own mind has shunned...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hopping, nonsense,
Form: Rhyme
A Scrappy Little Nest
Flightless, the smallest such bird,
he’s hopping about madly now,
dexterous little feet grab what they can -
he lost his beak decades ago
to a merciless marauder drone...

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Categories: hopping, introspection, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A FUNNY BUNNY POEM FOR KIDS
Bibbety Bobbity bunny went shopping with his mum
She bought him a pogo stick so he could have some fun

For other bunnies had teased him about...

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Categories: hopping, fantasy, flying, fun,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Animal Crackers
A giraffe approached
We necked

An elephant met me on the jungle path
I stored many thoughts in his trunk

A monkey smiles at me
Now I have no more...

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Categories: hopping, animal, children, fairy,
Form: Couplet
Hardest Tears to Fall
Tears too much in which you bleed
Heart aches toll, low sub's breathing
For then, in them, is shown in your skin

May it be brushed over
So it...

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Categories: hopping, cry, death, death of a friend,
Form: Blank verse
Halloween,Halloween
I shiver at the thought of being attacked by owls,
My home infested by Carols' pesky trolls,
A fire breathing dragon,flying around in the lobby,
Or a hand...

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Categories: hopping, death, halloween, hilarious, horror, humorous, imagery,
Form: Rhyme
The ' Hoppy Ban '

So sad..Hopping in and Out of one' s life....

It's Peter Rabbit for Pete's" sake...

He comes by each and every year...

For this they say we should...

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© kj force  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hopping, chocolate, day, easter, children, holiday, life,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member The Unconquerer
You left glitter in my shadow
This treason was over apples, initially.
Don't give me that doleful look.
Stars are born with your every breathe.
Your sadness mocks the...

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Categories: hopping, family,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member More than a pretty smile
There she was chasing a rabbit 
with 1 am coffeecakes and weak tea
She didn’t notice I was watching
from the branches of an olive tree
A lone...

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Categories: hopping, fantasy,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member Rhyme Time III - Death
Are there robins hopping my frozen ground?
Sound of widowers voices all around.
Chilled to the bone, I make nary a sound.
My suit and tie are not...

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Categories: hopping, bereavement, bird, body, christmas, dark, death,
Form: Rhyme
Blood Line
my family roots
flange to three generations 
stand on a tripod

the grace of values
fondued by humble elders
half here and half there

the hopping second
have tales full of...

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Categories: hopping, age, child, family,
Form: Haiku
Be a better man
I'm trying to be a better man
I want to show you who I really am
I need your help to grow, please give me your hand
You...

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© Alex Duffy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hopping, cute love, deep, devotion, lost, lost
Form: Free verse