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Best Horsemen Poems

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


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: horsemen, adventure, dark, evil, halloween, history, holiday,
Form: Free verse

The Four Horsemen
I saw the Four Horsemen -
the famous apocalypse guys.
They rode silently past neatly folded laundry,

They approached me in silence,
their breathe a rye and meadow wind.

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Categories: horsemen, allegory, death, fantasy, future, health,
Form: Free verse
Elevators: 5 Horsemen
Part 1


the delicacy of friendship

I found you in the flowers
Standing tall we become one
Looking down from gangly towers
Squash, you burn, you pillage, son.

Follow me you...

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Categories: horsemen, angst, depression, devotion, forgiveness, friendship, hope,
Form: Free verse
Tombstone - Like The Four Horsemen
they walked along
weathered, carrying their guns;
like the four horsemen…

down to the O.K.
guns blazing, bullets flying;
smoke clears, the strong stand…...

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Categories: horsemen, adventure, angst, brother, confusion, cowboy-western, death,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Too Square For Two
you ... are the paramour of right angles
the square of a square - complete, quite aware
how two must adore you
for all it sees is itself,...

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Categories: horsemen, appreciation, math,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member The Darfurian Girl

I enjoyed an almost idyllic childhood. This was marred only at the age of ten by my circumcision, a cruel and primitive custom among my...

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Categories: horsemen, bereavement, character,
Form: Prose
Dead men tell no tails, or so the winds of 
Destiny’s say.
On judgment hill from on high, 
Voices do echo downwards, as the 
Noose does...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horsemen, adventure, evil, history, holiday, imagery, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Thousands
Thousands living in fear
For they knew Hitler was growing near
In Poland her career would soon to be
As she helped scared persecuted to flee

Gas chambers were...

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Categories: horsemen, history, obituary, tribute, woman, women, world,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member One-Way Ticket to Midnight
Let the final countdown begin
Proxy war in Afghanistan
Saudi Arabia vs. Iran 
India vs Pakistan
Sunni vs Shia
The 38th divide of Korea 
China taking over the sea...

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© G. Jay  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horsemen, death, war,
Form: I do not know?
Viking Warfare
I left my home, the world to roam
it’s been now twelve years gone.
From a boy to a man
was a dreadful short span,
as I journeyed to...

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Categories: horsemen, conflict, courage, hero, men, soldier, voyage,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Light Of Reckoning -2
The Roman administrators came for the wealth of our worship
demanding that I crack the church's coffers wide open
for their needs, for the Empire's desperate embellishments,

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Categories: horsemen, creation,
Form: Epic
Stitched Beauty

The surgeon generals 
are scalpel meeting once again
Fear doktors of war
are planning to raise another mar
on Earth’s topographical skin

Pigmented epidermal cells
are being prosperity lullabied put...

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Categories: horsemen, allusion, truth, wisdom, world,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Bronco Don and Bally Watson
Bronco Don Johnson and Bally Watson...

Oh they speak of Bally Watson and the Dirran boys don't laugh...
Yet they tell in whispers how his ear was...

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Categories: horsemen, adventureold, horse, old,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sleeplessness

Looming ...

The possibility of crisis
          Life-as-you-now-know-it-ending crisis

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Categories: horsemen, conflict, depression, emotions, fear, life, metaphor,
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: horsemen, adventure
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tears of Jerusalem
Mighty oars to take us away from our shores
Our horsemen marshal their men at arms
The trek is long, battles of the blood-soaked 
Our swords we...

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Categories: horsemen, adventure, history, religion,
Form: Light Verse
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: horsemen, allegory,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member Outrider, Churchill Downs
Outrider early morn,
When training hours are borne,
They are the needed arm,
Sun, cold, wind, rain or storm,

Outrider in the sun,
Whose work is never done,
Where horses on...

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Categories: horsemen, animals, cowboy-western, people, places, sports, work,
Form: Ode
Kingdom Lost
In summertime, the ivy climbs,
and hides the castle wall.
The king dreams of late,
that the sea is so great,
and yet - his boat is so small.

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Categories: horsemen, adventure, betrayal, change, conflict, confusion, dark,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Morning of the Hurricanes Part 1
The Bishops bathe in Babylon
while Princes, prancing on the lawn,
watch Queen deflowered, pale and wan.

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Categories: horsemen, fantasy, morning,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Canto XXII Hell translation part 1
Horsemen moving camp I already saw ,
And storming to show themselves then to start,
And too sometimes for escape  withdraw;

Fast runners I saw in your...

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Categories: horsemen, fantasy,
Form: Terza Rima
And I was Caught Up In the Spirit
.... And I was walking in a field of golden wheat and just then, 
I was caught up in the spirit, that is the holy...

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Categories: horsemen, bible, faith, god, religion,
Form: Verse
Neither a fable, 
Nor a tale, 
This is a fact,
A story to tell,
To everyone, female and male.
To generations, younger and frail.

About a threat, a monster...

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Categories: horsemen, christian, conflict, culture, fear, history, violence,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Lost Love Deliria - Part 1

Sleep and slumber, dreams of wonder... weaving,
morning’s vacuum broke the spell
Pitted pillow, note of parting... leaving,
“from your friend, a fond farewell”
Sunrise throbbing, twilight...

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Categories: horsemen, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Blood Moon
end time harbinger, blood on the lunar tides,
how you threaten mortal men and their earthly brides

the cool blue of death masks the lip of starless...

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Categories: horsemen, change, death, eulogy,
Form: Couplet