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Best Horses Poems

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

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: horses,
Form: Couplet

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

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Categories: horses, analogy, death, horse, , cute,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Soup Bowl Full of Christmas
Twas the night before Christmas, when all thru the Soup bowl,
Not a poet was writing, not even the musing mole.
All their pens were hung by...

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Categories: horses, christmas, family, silly,
Form: Rhyme
Will Shepard
The day Will Shepard shot my dog
His barn burned to the soil;
The flames licked at the Autumn sky,
The smoke as black as oil.
I dropped the...

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© Tony Bush  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horses, animals, cowboy-western, death, loss, day, world,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Rest is Silence
I left her behind
I left her
I left her
I left her
I wanted to die there with her
there in the desert
where I left my mother
there where the...

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Categories: horses, history, remembrance day,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Oh Jerusalem

Israel of three thousand years
expulsed at times
enslaved by the Romans
gassed by Europe
persecuted by Saudi-Arabia
murdered by Iran and Iraq
shackled by Egypt
attacked by Jordan
robbed by Syria
sold out...

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Categories: horses, allah, bible, god, gospel, heaven, jewish,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Watercolor Afternoon
The rain set me adrift inside a dream
My mind was on a painting miles upstream
An unforgotten "en plein" I once viewed
A light pastoral springtime interlude


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Categories: horses, brother, emotions, memory,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
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: horses, nature, universe,
Form: Rhyme
Sailors Follow
Those stars that sailors follow
Guiding less the sea to swallow

And the night seas black as tar
Beyond the wave a land afar

Halyards taught, blocks in tallow

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Categories: horses, seastars,
Form: Heroic Couplets
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: horses, dark, fantasy, feelings, horse, imagination, metaphor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Chopped III - Humor
i narrate me own story in a fake english accent. the bloody typewriter is 
broken, it can't capitalize. i'm out of coins for the heater. i can...

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Categories: horses, humor, humorous,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member A Bedtime Story
Once, a long ways away, and a long time ago
Lived a wee little man with his silly pet crow;
And once every day, as the sun...

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Categories: horses, bird, children, nonsense, nursery rhyme, tree,
Form: Couplet
All On A Summers Eve
The screen door droops lazily, slightly ajar
Crickets croon lullabies, heard from afar
Kid’s sticky faces, betray ice-cream bars
All on a summers eve

Legs peel off chairs, from...

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Categories: horses, nature, sea, seasons, uplifting
Form: Rhyme
A Game Of Thorns - Collaboration with Maurice Yvonne

i heard a...what do they say...a spine chilling scream that the saying?

a spine chilling scream
followed by

'he's dead, my G_d he's dead'

the phrase echoed 
inside the...

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© Carol B.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horses, addiction, bereavement, body, boyfriend, father daughter,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Sestina to Spain
Iberia, you took my breath away
with fiery gypsy spirit and romance;
with ancient Moorish history and grace;
with everything there is of you to see;
to hear and...

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Categories: horses, me,
Form: Sestina
The Green Beneath The Snow
a rhyme for the spring equinox...

the hills are growing green beneath the snow 
white horses, shake the winter from your manes
the spring has come, the...

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Categories: horses, hope, light, nature, seasons, snow, spring,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member The Child-Measurers
The school was a cauldron of mischief and learning,
The children were children, their impish minds turning,
until, at the will of political men 
came an army...

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Categories: horses, children, education, teacher,
Form: Rhyme

Do not
despair my friend, 
there is still hope a better world
for us to make-kinder, nobler, juster 
I discern, far on the horizon of time,
the dawning...

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Categories: horses, love, peace, world,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Fantasy World
Was it real or in a dream
Wizards and kings, chocolate ice cream
Dinosaurs roamed from early morn
Flying zebras and a unicorn
Dancing in the sky from star...

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Categories: horses, fantasy, imagination, cat, earth, me, universe,
Form: Couplet
Ice Cube Pie
I always wanted two slices of ice cube pie
“You only get one”, was the standard reply.
I don’t know why I did
But since I was a...

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Categories: horses, business, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member This Old Barn
It has stood for decades along the county gravel road.
Skittering mice and barn owls now call it their abode.

What was once a stately building is...

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Categories: horses, farm, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Pedicure Virgin
I don't know what came over me that day - an instant of weakness after years of resistance, I suppose.

My beaming spouse leads me, a...

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horses, humor,
Form: Prose
Premium Member - Angel Of Light -

Gazing faraway reaching to the stars twinkle silver 
shooting distant light of life orbiting inside one fantasy 

Blazing hot burning trails upon a flaming kiss...

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Categories: horses, angel, beauty, care, dream, light,
Form: Free 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: horses, adventure, animals, happinesshome, home, horse, high
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.

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Categories: horses, horse, love,
Form: Rondeau