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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 The Phantom Horse
A phantom horse came galloping 
beneath a silver moon
across a field of recent war 
where corpses’ bones lay strewn.

With thunder in his hoof beats,
again and...

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Categories: horse, war,
Form: Quatrain

Premium Member Past-Life Nightmare
A child of four suffers recurring dreams,
disturbing parents and siblings with screams.
When she awoke, always sore in one knee;
next to a birthmark, it throbbed painfully.


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Categories: horse, mystery, autumn,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member A funny thing happened on the way to my hanging
A funny thing happened on the way to my hanging
Couldn't sleep the night before my head was banging
I was innocent of a crime that I...

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Categories: horse, brother, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I DANCE
Voice: Jason Williams


I danced! 
Whirling air around me, particles of sundust 
in tornadoes and hurricanes following me in awe
I danced.
Each night I wake and feel...

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Categories: horse, abuse, dance, music, pain,
Form: Prose Poetry
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

POETRY FOR POETS: i own this- edition
Well hopefully you've read the last "Poetry for Poets", now here's the one I wanted to write, enjoy...

(I own this- edition)

more organic...

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Categories: horse, creation, metaphor, poems, poetry, simile, word
Form: Free verse
Premium Member An Omen Of The Taste Of Twilight


is the wild magic of this place;
this wilderness I now roam alone
as its lifeblood seeps 
Afterlife mournful howls
across time and distance
go unanswered -
Oh, how...

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Categories: horse, angst, animal, death, fate, grief, longing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member About Me
My life is like that of a commonplace horse
that stays where they’ve put her all day;
she lives very much like the others, of course,
accepting her...

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Categories: horse, imagination,
Form: Bio
walking gracefully  
with a pendulum movement ~
a herd of giraffes   

the mass migration
crocodiles at the river~
food for the taking

gazelles are running ...

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Categories: horse, africa, animal, nature, water,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member The Price of Free Will
Medicine Hat Appaloosa
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...

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Categories: 6th grade, earth, god, horse, introspection,
Form: Sonnet
The Last Ride
One tough ol’ cowboy; a strong, upright man,
He rode many years for the Lazy "H" brand.
One ev’nin, quite late, as he rode out from town

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© Dean Wood  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horse, tribute,
Form: Cowboy
He just appeared to me, like wispily curling 
Chimney smoke, 
One grim and early morning in the very midst of 
Decembers briefest days, on the...

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Categories: horse, nature, universe,
Form: Rhyme
Old blabber mouth gets on my wick
His attitude makes me quite sick
He plays to the crowd 
Is brash and so loud 
My husband thinks he's...

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Categories: horse, humorous, voice,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member The Words That flow Through My Pen
Sometimes, life has no reason unlike the seasons
It aimlessly drifts with the wind
We find ourselves in places of unfamiliar faces
Bathing in the shadows of sin

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Categories: horse, introspection, life, on writing and wordsday,
Form: Free verse
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


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Categories: dark, fantasy, feelings, horse, imagination, metaphor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Halloween's Headless Horseman
One Halloween night when I was five
Rain pelted city streets, we stayed inside

Dad lit the Jack-o-lantern candle
Told us the tale of a famous vandal

One “Headless...

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Categories: horse, childhood, children, dad, halloween, holiday,
Form: Dramatic Verse
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
A Walk In Winter
Twin, silver cathedral bells, sway and chime.
As every note peals out, clear and sublime.

No winds blow through the sky, this silent night.
The peaceful heavens, filled...

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Categories: horse, nature, romantic, snow, winter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Poet Warrior
My Dear Enemy
Here I am
In full armor
My quill is full of arrows
My bow is taunt and ready fro battle
My horse is pristine and shiny black

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Categories: horse, death, evil, image, introspection, sin, war,
Form: Light Verse
                 Like the UNICORN

At times I fear I am...

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Categories: beauty, depression, horse, life, me, power,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Rain and Stardust


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Categories: horse, fantasyrain, rain,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member A Unicorn spell
Opening wings spreading out
one pure beautiful image in beholding 
Gracefully embracing inside visions 
greeting Mother of pearl shimmering rainbow hues
Her horn sparkling tipped diamond 

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Categories: horse, beautiful, beauty, love, paradise, romance, romantic,
Form: Free verse
I Love Horses: A--Z
I Love Horses: A--Z

A is for... Appaloosa. They have 
blankets on their rumps. 
B is for...Belgian. They work 
hard and can pull up stumps. 


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Categories: horse,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Sepia Recollections

I sit here on the old porch steps, that I have always known
This weathered stoop, with gray floorboards
of creaks and groans, flaws and chips, ......

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Categories: horse, family, grandfather,
Form: Free verse
Pegasus,Take me There

Winged horse
bright,star studded
my dreams fly with you tonight
light years beyond this starry sky
Pegasus,take me there.

Night sky
a tinselled cloak,
unveiling it on your wings
a journey among twinkling...

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© kash poet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horse, imagination,
Form: Verse