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Best Horse Poems

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


Premium Member My Horse And Me


Down the gradient of meandering verdant valley
Draining down the dregs of the fading dusk
Beyond the threshold of the wild woods thick
My white stallion gallops in...

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Categories: heaven, horse,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Horse From Mars
HORSE FROM MARS

It came from the sky, a gray silver stallion.
I looked up high, and I have also seen a dragon.

With so many things in...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horse, adventure, day, flying, funny,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member New York Street Horse
Plunked down in chaos
from a gentler time,
blinkered from the traffic
he pulls the coach along.
Patient, in his harness bond
he tugs at hearts, with pathos-
as to his...

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Categories: horse, animal, courage, dedication, freedom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Enchanted Forest
The woods were silent except for the shifting 
soft sounds of his hooves as they fell upon 
the forest floor. There he stood amid the...

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Categories: adventure, fairy, fantasy, horse,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member I Wish I Were A Unicorn

I wish I were a Unicorn
   So smooth and white with shiny horn
To prance and dance on clouds up there
   And...

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Categories: horse, imagination, inspiration, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member The Price of Free Will
Medicine Hat Appaloosa
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Remember free will too has been gifted,
with freedom allied to fate's fickle choice.
Tendered words uttered still..now uplifted, 
God provides each one a life...

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Categories: horse, 6th grade, earth, god,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Fool of Infiniti and Queen of Fate
Fool of Infiniti

A wanton bird pecks at the stars
A Jester peers through crystal bars
This prison of love with rainbow hue
Illusion parts to lets you through

On...

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Categories: dark, fantasy, feelings, horse,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Mr. Truly Amazing
Sixteen years old and in a world of her own
Confined to life lived in a wheelchair
Ever since birth, doctors don’t know what went wrong
But, it...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: animals, inspirationalfamily, family, horse,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member UNICORN
                 Like the UNICORN

At times I fear I am...

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Categories: beauty, depression, horse, life,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Heavenly Ride
I love to ride in morning breeze 
On paths surrounding forest trees 
To share the scent of pine fresh air 
Where fine mist lingers in...

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Categories: horse, snow, tree, winter,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Her Name was Regret
Her name was Regret, with a rocket step
She was chestnut flashing, released lightning
In a century past, an age of side saddles and corsets
She was feminism...

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Categories: history, horse, sports,
Form: Rhyme
Mackenzie Trail
When doves on evenings, calm and still, call out a hollow tone,
They rouse a medley, old as time, so few have ever known.
The whispered lines...

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© Jim Fish  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: adventure, cowboy-western, historyold, horse,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member So Free
As if dropped down from crystal sky,
two mares through water run
so free.

They gleam the dream of Gemini -
white beauty in the sun
and sea.

Written March 10,...

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Categories: horse, water,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Riding Misty
Though Santa never responded to pleas
There was just one gift on my list each year
A horse that could run at the speed of light
A bold...

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Categories: horse, adventure, animals, happinesshome, home,
Form: Rhyme
I lay my head
I lay my head  upon the softness of its mane
My white charger, no knight for a swain
as I am the gallant rider looking for love.
Riding...

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Categories: horse, love,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member They Hang Horses, Don't They
They Hang Horses, Don't They?

Once, a strange structure appeared in a barn yard
difficult not to  notice, a scaffold to hang horses
for throwing their masters
Dumb...

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Categories: analogy, death, horse, ,
Form: Free verse
4 White Horses
4 White Horses called to me
from across their field on that 1 day
They called my mind to come and see
their everyday scene so...overlooked

The gazes were...

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© Chris Hagy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horse, inspiration, nature, passion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Funny Thing Happened On The way To My Hanging -Part Deux
Dedicated to a fine poet on soup, Lin Lane
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I shook hands with my brother and bade him farewell
Then set off on my journey away from...

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Categories: america, children, family, horse,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Black Hills wept for Thee
The Black Hills wept for Thee

East of the Black Hills of South Dakota, 
On the Pine Ridge Reservation,
Live a proud tribe of Oglala Lakota, 
Part...

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Categories: horse, betrayal, blessing, children, december,
Form: Ballad
The Unbroken Mare
In ghostly dreams the horse will come
And feed on my forbidden cereal
Meant for my recalcitrant healing
That filly came a-prancing stealing

O shrouded mare so misted white
Thou...

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Categories: horse, hurt, psychological,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Winged Steeds of Mist
Winged Steeds of Mist

Out in the vales of freedom,
of rippled hills and plunging canyons,
there is nought but wind 
to carve through the wild horse

Light mane,...

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Categories: fear, flying, horse,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Death Of A Lancer
My one true love with eyes of sparkling blue
Our hearts as one it was our destiny
Heaven sent you for me and me for you
It would...

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Categories: death, horse, love, soldier,
Form: Sonnet
The Pompous Poet
“O to dwell in the past!” yearned the poet. “How nice!”
“The words of today are so coarse!”
So he wallowed in syphilis, sadness and lice,
Wrote a...

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Categories: fun, funny, horse, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member TONY THE PONY
TONY THE PONY

Last weekend our friends invited us
To their farm,
And we were introduced, to their 
New pony, who had delectable charm.
His name was Tony,
Such a...

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Categories: baby, farm, horse,
Form: Rhyme
The Rainbow's End
                  At the end of every rainbow there...

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© Chris Hagy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: animal, friendship, horse, nature,
Form: Rhyme