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Best Hopscotch Poems

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

The Inner Child
I don't want to be your sister

I don't want to be your mother

I don't want to be your wife

nor your mistress or a lover

I want...

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Categories: hopscotch, beauty,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Always From The Heart

"Here is my secret. It is very simple: one sees clearly only with the heart. 
Anything essential is invisible to the eyes."

"Le Petite Prince"
Antoine De...

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Categories: hopscotch, art, beautiful, beauty, blessing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The City Zoo
A cute gentile pig in New York
plays hopscotch over turtle hurdles
which eased her bunny
until a smack talking turkey announced,
'Did you hear how the skunks in...

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Categories: hopscotch, animal, friendship, fun, silly,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sunburn
~Without  suntan lotion~

The balloon man silently left the park
Where are all the jump rope kids?
The hopscotch sidewalk is slowly fading
The children are covered in...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hopscotch, adventure, summer,
Form: Free verse
To Be A Kid Once Again
This time I didn't  need to remember what it was like  to be  a kid

This time I didn't  need to memorize...

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Categories: hopscotch, growing up, happiness, kid,
Form: Free verse

adventure, growing up, hip hop, repetition, word play

Life is but a hopscotch path
Players vying for placement
Rules to follow aground

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Categories: hopscotch, adventure, growing up, hip hop, repetition,
Form: Verse
When A Heart Pounds
Cinderella dreams across yellow brick roads
Creating Prince Charming out of simple silly toads
We play hopscotch, jump rope and other little games
Trying to produce magic and...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hopscotch, love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member And still she smiles

And still she smiles  

Even in this darkness, her darkness,
when a moonless sky
preaches fear from a pulpit of shadows
pointing elongated fingers
and walls crumble 

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Categories: hopscotch, depression, friendship, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member We Girls
Each daisy’s a piece of the moon,
Strewn on the welcoming grass,
Waiting for fidgeting fingers to pass
And weave it in bangles and bows,
Those are not alleys,...

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Categories: hopscotch, children, fun, giggle, girl,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Pleasure Hike Tanka 2
Beautiful forest 
Hiking with brave friends I trust
I hopscotch across
River rock, slippery moss
Fell on my butt, soaking wet

I'm such a dumb klutz
Everyone laughs their guts...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hopscotch, humorous, hurt,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member Cairns Edge
The beach gathers its dead. Thousands of horseshoe crabs
come home on the full moon’s tide. Their courting dances, 
scrawled with claw and carapace in the...

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Categories: hopscotch, age, autumn, ocean,
Form: Lyric
Purple Flowers of my Adolescence
     Purple flowers of my 
   Gone now - gone forever
  Outside my window 
young girls play hopscotch

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Categories: hopscotch, allegory, angst, urban,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member He's Their Grandpa
My husband... has never minded
    eating a vegetable he doesn't like
        just so they will...

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Categories: hopscotch, dedication, husband,
Form: Free verse
A Kid At Heart
I wish I could watch Saturday morning cartoons in my pajamas.
Or be able to hold a teddy bear, when a storm frightens me.
I want to...

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Categories: hopscotch, childhood, fun, nostalgia, remember, youth,
Form: Free verse
Dirt Roads
Dirt Roads

Hello ole friend, I’ve visited you before.
What can you tell me, what news is in store?
You read like a book, imprinted and deep.
I know...

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Categories: hopscotch, introspection, life, nostalgia, day,
Form: Rhyme
When I was a lass
When I was a lass, we didn’t have much
Funny how we liked it though, just as such
We played in the street with a whip and...

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Categories: hopscotch, childhoodschool, fruit, race, school,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Destination of dreams
Destination of dreams

Maps are folded and re-folded into pocket sized
destinations of our own heart’s desires

Routes become numbers and numbers become moments
as the planning cycle, with...

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Categories: hopscotch, dream, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Perfect Day
What would be the most perfect day?
       What would bring me the most joy?
The very first thing I’d have...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hopscotch, day, death, son,
Form: Rhyme
An avenue

This avenue, the same as ones nearby
once rang to screams and laughter, hoots and calls,
toy planes and cap rockets taunted the sky,
and footballs kicked and...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hopscotch, childhood,
Form: Sonnet
My Darling Arabella
So much I have to tell her
Of times gone by when life was sweet
When no one felt the need to Tweet
We packed a...

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Categories: hopscotch, adventure, childhood, innocence, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Let Us Be More Entertaining
Jasper’s tale of woe, he tended to completely embellish,
Until these stories got worrisomely-gruesome, some even hellish.
Agnes, his wife and he were no longer invited to...

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Categories: hopscotch, fun,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Little Lou Transcends
There once was a dragon, his name was, Little Lou.
His mind in a quandary, didn’t know what to do.
Dragon’s love children, this Lou wanted to...

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Categories: hopscotch, animal, fantasy, fun, myth, poems, poetry,
Form: Rhyme

On the way home,
I notice a change around my domain.
Shivers prick all the way down my spine.
I inhale a smell so evil- IT is now...

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Categories: hopscotch, imaginationme, me, smile,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member rock and roll
a deck of cards 
a roll of dices
you go to jail
an other chance
you hopscotch the streets
or should I say the side walk
as for ever you...

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Categories: hopscotch, kindergarten,
Form: Free verse


Sun beams like Hot Choclate on a blue day...

Soft silky and smooth on your skin...



Butterflies softly floating like falling feathers in the wind...

Gently gliding gracefully...

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Categories: hopscotch, beautiful, happiness, love, metaphor, romantic, summer,
Form: Alliteration