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Best Horsepower Poems

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

Horsepower makes us proud
Rednecks make parts in the basement 
They've mastered piston emplacement
They'll bore out a block
To be bigger than stock
Displacement has no replacement

Author's note.  A really...

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Categories: horsepower, home, house, humor, identity, image,
Form: Limerick

The Giant of Lisbellaw
Stood I there, that last day,
On an iron bridge...
An aqueduct by design,
Where, looking dreamily out over
The Ernes Lower Lough,
My compressed shadow 
Momentarily paused -
To contently...

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Categories: horsepower, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme
I've always admired 
and I guess I most surely 
always will
No legend without em' 
The unsung heroes of 
any heroic battle

Pony, colt, filly or mare

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Categories: horsepower, horse
Form: Quatorzain

Simplicity, elasticity, beauty in the thirties,
not like some sedans, ugly and beastly

This popular car and it's history from the past,
from it's World War...

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Categories: horsepower, age, art, beauty, car, red, visionary,
Form: Couplet
The Head Line News read, Houston under Martial Law,
Stay indoors, do not panic, and do not go out, under any
I’m not sure from wrens’ they...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horsepower, fantasy, gothic, halloween, holiday, horror, imagery,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member It Seems To Me
Evolution unfolds history
as economics forms cultural nutrition values.

Just as currency only carries values we supply
as a society of economists,
so my own paltry sums can only...

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Categories: horsepower, earth, language, nature, philosophy, religion, rights,
Form: Free verse

There are  problems with eco-friendly  - among others
It is friendly for us but not for our brothers.
A rich man  often...

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Categories: horsepower, philosophy
Form: Didactic
Critter Power
Forget all you’ve heard about horsepower

Hamsters can take you six miles per hour

  Running a wheel neath the hood

  No oil needed, all...

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Categories: horsepower, animals, funny
Form: Limerick
Nuthin' Else To Do
It was a Tuesday night and dull boredom had set in
‘ thought I heard my ol’ car say: “Take us for a spin!
Go pickup Bobby...

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© Jack Clark  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horsepower, adventure, best friend, car, fear, memory,
Form: Rhyme
Fiat 500
New Fiats can be seen on the roads of our nation
since they took the reins of the Chrysler Corporation.
One hundred and eight horsepower does not...

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Categories: horsepower, business, car,
Form: Rhyme
The Pegasus' derby
racing along the crescent rainbow track into the human race
a starting gate drawn on a diagonal perspective to innovation
breaking the colour spectrum like a powerful...

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Categories: horsepower, horse, imagination, inspirational, perspective,
Form: Free verse
Formula won
In the face of a thousand horsepower
Up rises the man of the hour
His passion peaked 
His focus tweaked
He spins and loops
Whirlpools each lap
Egos over rev

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Categories: horsepower, hero, sports,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Beloved Peace Train
To remain neutral on our moving train
help me know which way we're spinning,
how fast,
when we might slow down,
how much,
to sustain polycultured rich neutrality.

How do I...

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Categories: horsepower, adventure, dream, earth day, nature, paradise,
Form: Free verse
Delight of the drummer boy
"...Maybe they would allow me to dance,
perhaps they would leave me to dance;
let me ask the landlords,
If they would permit me to dance.."

Forty horsepower!
Sixty horsepower!!

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Categories: horsepower, art, culture, dance,
Form: Ode
The Studebaker Salesman
Hello madam, and welcome to our place of business.
Is there any way that I can be of assistance?
We have a huge selection of cars both...

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Categories: horsepower, business, history, nostalgia, car,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Wagon

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Categories: horsepower, best friend, nostalgia, youth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Go Granny Go
Granny’s been a worrying the neighbors, as she drives without delay.
She takes off, in her golf cart, driving one handed, waving all, good day.
Pealing out...

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Categories: horsepower, adventure, fantasy, funny, imagination, old, old,
Form: Light Verse
The most thrilling experience anyone can get
is speeding along in a convertible Corvette
This powerful four-wheeled machine is much better than good
when it’s got over four...

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Categories: horsepower, dedicationsweet, sweet,
Form: Rhyme
Rearing on stardust, hungry for adventure
Grazing the evergreen imaginings
Beauty poised for new beginnings
Infer my taming abilities as head you lower

Enthral my youth with a thousand...

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Categories: horsepower, adventure, imagination,
Form: Rhyme
The Defiance of Eve

and lastly I'd like to thank my agent
Shifty Placard unkempt as they come
nutty as squirrel cheeks at the Ritz
a little like Santa Claus and Nero

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Categories: horsepower, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Eat My Dust, Punk
Eat My Dust, Punk

By Elton Camp

Gran had her kids raised and mortgage paid
And so figured it was time that she played

From the car dealer, she...

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© Elton Camp  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horsepower, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Room C13
I raced through my chores, braided my hair in cornrows
Meticulously washed my body, daub the back of my ears
The insides of my elbow, and my...

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Categories: horsepower, devotion, girlfriend-boyfriend, happiness, love, passion, romanceme,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Reading Footprints in Time
Need is a kick in the head,
then the butt.
Yang/Yin dissonance is fearful afterflow,
inviting undertow I would avoid
until becoming a crashing cart
with runaway in-your-face! horsepower.

What is...

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Categories: horsepower, body, humor, life, seasons, time,
Form: Free verse
Women and Cars
When you’ve found the right car, you know it.
You know it’s the right one,
Because you didn’t buy it for the brand,
You didn’t buy the Red...

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© Anna Dove  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horsepower, car, wife, woman, women,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Time's Conscience
Time's natural spaces,
a universe of footprints in remembered places.

Need is a kicking in the ass and head.
Dissonance is afterflow,
crashing cart with runaway horsepower.

Want is a...

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Categories: horsepower, nature, time, truth, universe,
Form: Free verse