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Best Horseman Poems

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

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: horseman, childhood, children, dad, halloween, holiday,
Form: Dramatic Verse

Premium Member THE FIRST HORSEMAN : 1 of 4
Before the end,
we have been told.
A horse will ride, 
into the fold.

The first of four,
will be all white.
He will deceive,
with forceful might.

He will seem good,

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Categories: horseman, christian, education, god,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Second Horseman : 2 of 4
An invisible power,
brings forth a new rider.
The second of four,
rendering an eminent fire.

War and destruction,
he's dispatched to deliver.
Countless souls will perish,
their blood flowing like rivers.


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Categories: horseman, christian, education, god,
Form: Rhyme
You Know
Yes, my dear, you know,
You are my source of joy, rejuvenation, hope
I need your emotion spread onto my life,
I need your heart to sing among...

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Categories: horseman, emotions, friendship, happiness, joy, love, peace,
Form: Ode

On the black stallion of death,
Its red crimson eyes pierce through the night,
And the hell's beast breathes its hot brazen breath
Blazing against the darkness's chilling...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horseman, adventure, dark, evil, halloween, history, holiday,
Form: Free verse

What if it's true
How would you change?
If it were all true.
Heaven and Angels..
watching over you?

Is there Paradise in
..the hereafter?
Some just don't..
think things matter.

What if Swarms of angels..
like butterflies.

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Categories: horseman, god, heaven, spiritual, truth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Get An Education
"The boy's got a broken brain!
- Fix him for me now,
I can't do a thing with him."

     - So I hear...

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Categories: horseman, black african american, education, life, political,
Form: Rhyme
The Hollow
The October night was dark and cold,
As the autumn sun was going down,
When I recalled the legends I had been told,
About this sleepy, little town.


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Categories: horseman, halloween, horror, tribute, perspective,
Form: Quatrain
war horse

A strong gale cuts its path across the snow laden mountain tops,
light and tough the timor, thoroughbred mix, leads his mob at a trot.
A day...

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Categories: horseman, horse, world war i,
Form: Ballad
An Act Of Birth, Is An Act OF Dying
Blackness moving slowly into light!

becoming one existance

The stars gather like flocks of birds.

See the colors mix and mingle

Creating the perfect shades of colors, the

most beautiful...

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Categories: horseman, faith, life, words, beautiful, water, beautiful,
Form: Free verse
Halloween Night
We looked at him with children’s eyes
Way back in fifty two
He rode and roped and wore real spurs
Like all true cowboy’s do.

We thought that deep...

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Categories: horseman, humor,
Form: Cowboy
Premium Member A Ghostly Encounter
One night about 25 years ago
I was sat in my car at Cothelstone
Dx-ing on my CB radio in the wee hours
when my two dogs started...

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Categories: horseman, fear,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Just A Few Clerihews
Warning, if you are under 60 you may not "get" some of these.

Mohammad Ali
taunting with poetry,
his opponents he'd zing
as he danced 'bout the ring.

Graham Kerr...

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Categories: horseman, fun,
Form: Clerihew
There's little left now, Lawson, mate, of your home by the hill, 
Except, a guarding sentinel, the chimney stands there still; 
To some it's just...

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Categories: horseman, people, brother, old, childhood, brother, childhood,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Paprika
bursting hot bubbling like lava
oh most sacred shade of sacral chakra’s bloom
chrysanthemum petals burst
like fireworks on the fourth of July
and so none can deny the...

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Categories: horseman, allegory, imaginationpower,
Form: Free verse
25th October 1854 Part 2
Left And Right

Either side the cannons roar
Took of blood and wanted more
Salvo after salvo into the valley
Point blank range to deter the rally

Water poured over...

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Categories: horseman, epiclight, prayer, light,
Form: Epic
 They’d say “who made you a man, young lad,”
It was my hard old father, bad,
He stood me up, and made me fight,
He taught straight...

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Categories: horseman, adventureme, me,
Form: Rhyme
Revelation Now As Then
When The White Horseman rides you will know.
Retribution and Conquest prevail,
only their names and faces 
changeable and interchangeable,
and healing is buried in silent craft.
The White...

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Categories: horseman, allegory,
Form: Free verse
From Robert frost 'The road not taken';Last line verse
Galloping horses shudder the ground as                .....Two
Horsemen  draw lashes,...

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Categories: horseman, adventure
Form: Free verse
Premium Member OCTOBER

 O-ctober flames of pumpkin eyes, stoked.
 C-reepy coldness at our backs. Tales
 T-old with ale — the headless horseman.
 O-ff he rides in the...

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Categories: horseman, october,
Form: Acrostic
Soldier of Ages
Dedicated to  Lt. Gen. George S. Patton, Jr. (November 11, 1885 – December 21, 1945) 

I'd fought a hundred battles 

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Categories: horseman, memorial day, patriotic, soldier, veterans day,
Form: Sonnet
I see four horsemen riding from a million miles away 
On some distant star's horizon and they're closing day by day. 

On the white horse...

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Categories: horseman, allegory,
Form: Didactic
Anxiety Attack!
Lone walk. Fear the night.
Soft footsteps.. black.. still, spooky.
Fast flutter... Owl hoots.

Neck hairs standing up!
Headless horseman..giddyup!
Eerie pumpkin grins...

Noises behind me... breath on my neck!!
Beat feet!...

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Categories: horseman, imagination
Form: Haiku
Premium Member My strange Village
I live in a very small very old village
In England where everyone knows your name
But what makes the place rather odd
Is the locals who are...

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© Peter Dome  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horseman, community, crazy, fun, funny, humor, places,
Form: Free verse

Three million years ago.
Three toed, and foraging the swamp lands. No bigger than a house cat. Timid.
Horse found safety in numbers. Prey mammal. Happy horse....

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Categories: horseman, horse, happy, time, earth, happy, horse,
Form: I do not know?