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Best Hors Poems

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

hors d'oeuvre

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Categories: hors, poetry,
Form: Haiku

DANCE OF THE BOOGEYMEN(An unusual Halloween hors d'oeuvre)
Twirling around and around in the Night Sphere
Creepy eyes that scream out for a Partner in Loungerie
plus 2
6 and then Twenty
The Boogeymen of the night

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© Bart Jonas  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hors, death, imagination, parody, time, halloween,
Form: Ode
Paint me.. 
a picture of disaster
of Self pity 
of little worth

of meaninglessness 

on a cornflower blue background
and red brush strokes

signify me..

put me on canvas
on display

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Categories: hors, happiness, inspirational, life, uplifting,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In Life's Garden - Dans le jardin de la vie
I hear the whispers of past souls
That guide me through life’s
Wondrous garden of flowers.
Each flower has a unique 
And beautiful bloom.
I see how the fragile...

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Categories: hors, dedication, discrimination, life, endurance,
Form: Free verse
Dance Concert
Ankle wrapped, lipstick gleams
Music is heard in the backbeats of faint rhythms
This is just me, and myself

There are people      ...

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Categories: hors, art, passion, school, sorry, dance, dance,
Form: Free verse

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I Was Heartily Welcomed… As I Sat At Your Table
By:  Carol, Sara, Carolyn, Dane Anne,  Moses, and Abel

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Categories: hors, allegory, dedication, food, friendship, imagination, life,
Form: Free verse

It licks it's raspy way across the land,
and peeks around and drools at our abode.
A plume of ash to blacken every man,
and leaves our...

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© Edlynn Nau  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hors, death, fire, loss, Lullaby, natural disasters,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Birthday Wish Catalog
For a great birthday party:

A three level chocolate cake 
1 punch bowl of rum punch
1 tray of Hors d'oeuvre
A bunch of good friends

Example for the...

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Categories: hors, birthday,
Form: List
Making A Meal Of It
Crudités, fresh, piled high and swaggering
From the market, bought this evening.
Thrusting carrots, earth still clinging,
Crisp cos, perky peppers, piquant roquette,
Rude red radishes, cucumber firm,
All in...

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Categories: hors, food, passion,
Form: Free verse
Let There Be Limericks: Waiter, there's a fly in my soup
The cooks in the Japanese navy
Make a dish of aquatic fly larvae.
Too small to filet them,
They just lightly sauté them
In well-sugared soy sauce as gravy.


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Categories: hors, culture, food, humor, insect, international,
Form: Limerick
My New Diet
I started a new diet that promised it would be.
The diet of all diets and it would set me free.
They said I’d lose a lot...

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Categories: hors, food, funny, chocolate, drink, me,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member No Party For Pity
 There's no party for pity. 
 Question the absurdity. 
 Friends, use discretion 
 if you get an invitation. 
 It's counterfeit. 

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Categories: hors, absence, funny, humorous, irony, lonely, pain,
Form: Free verse
Kirby's no Catholic, at least he doesn't believe 
the Pope's infallible. Infallibility's for me, 
the one he counts on for treats under the table 

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© Nola Perez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hors, pets
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Wake Asia Wake - Part One - 1

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hors, inspirational, time,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Ordinary Toothpick
The ordinary toothpick fills the needs of mankind
With a pick, pick, here, and a pick, pick there.

A little piece of stick with no holes, handles

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Categories: hors, conflict, dedication,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tomorrow
Ah, the Sphinx-like mysteriousness  
Of tomorrow. While not promised
An invitation to new discoveries and epiphanies
Zest for lifers, optimists, idlers all await 
With breathless anticipation

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Categories: hors, day, how i feel, inspirational, longing,
Form: Lyric

Tonight we’ll dine 
At a restaurant fine
.To order, we’ll start 
With the French words,
Entrée and a la carte.

Hors d oeuvres, escargo, 
Brei and dubonnet.
If those...

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Categories: hors, culture, food,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member My heart says sorry
My heart, this morning, says sorry to you, 
It apologized for what it had done,
It apologized for all the pain it had caused, 
It apologized...

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Categories: hors, food, humor, humorous, sorry,
Form: Personification
Aperitifs and hard spirits,
With canapes and rarebits.
Delicious hors de ouvres,
Accompanied by tangy dips.
Tomato soup with crouton,
And an entree of mouton;
My strawberry red sorbet:
Makes way for...

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Categories: hors, food
Form: Epulaeryu
Premium Member SO PEACHY
He so longed to touch
Her peachy tanned tush
When he spied her there on the beach

Lusting from afar 
At her bikini top bra
Each boob looked like...

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Categories: hors, beach, body, desire, humorous, lust,
Form: Rhyme
By His Stripe Are We Healed
Lord I have sinned so many times, but to be like you is what I wish to FULLFILL.
Lord I want to be the supreme Christian,...

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Categories: hors, inspirational, life, god, me, god, life,
Form: Verse

I don’t know but I’ve been told
No quail born ever gets old
It’s plain that we gotta fight
For each and...

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Categories: hors, humorous,
Form: Couplet
Cook Out
Shopping day today and my supplies are low.
I plan on inviting everyone to a cook out
so I better make a list of what I will...

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Categories: hors, imagination, introspection, life, people, philosophypeople, people,
Form: Narrative
Dreamless Alphabets

Aphelion my long time residence
Banished into a dreamless existence
Cannibals surround the escape routes
Diligently feeding my doubts
Eagerly anticipating my demise
Ferociously preparing for my conclusion
Gathering hippocampus,...

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Categories: hors, angst, death, depression, sad
Form: ABC
Retort to Time
The crispness of your knife goes snick!
Cutting up my dreams like celery, 
To make hors d’oeuvres that you, Time, pick
And gobble till you’ve swallowed me.


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© Steve Eng  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hors, time
Form: Verse