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Best Hoss Poems

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

Hoss Race
Long shot prospect
named “Reject Hoss”
bedecked with sweat.

He fell to last
‘till he passed gas
so fast, he flew!

He ran with ease.
At Jockey’s  prod,
he squeezed in front!


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Categories: hoss, sports,
Form: Than-Bauk

Premium Member A Well-appointed Cowpoke
A well-appointed cowpoke, of whom there are still a few,
Wanted to be properly clad for his first job interview.
So, to impress his potential and somewhat...

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Categories: hoss, cowboy-western
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Bury Me In My Jeans
"I've rode the range now fer nigh on sixty years,
Brandin' dogies and ropin' them wily Hereford steers.
When I come to the end of the trail,...

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Categories: hoss, me, old,
Form: Rhyme
This Cowboy's Done
I'll ride with you awhile, my friend
Until the wind turns cold.
I'm not as young as I once was -
Just feelin' kinda old.

I used to ride...

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Categories: hoss,
Form: Cowboy
The Return of the Gay Knight
For my satire group, and for Will; a fairy tale

To a fanfare of horns
The young knight returned
With a tale of slain dragons to tell
The princesses...

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Categories: hoss, community, fantasy, humor, love, lust, mythology,
Form: Rhyme

On Juno Ranch, A Cowboy's Day
If you'd have lived and worked on Juno Ranch, you’d have come away better for it. It 
may not have seemed like it at the...

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Categories: hoss, cowboy-western, inspirational, life, on work and
Form: Cowboy
Premium Member Barbed Wire
Barbed wire seems a 'thorny' subject on which to opine,
But there arose a need for such for people and beasts to confine!
Cowpokes cussed as they...

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Categories: hoss, history
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Cat 5

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Categories: hoss, cat, dream, song,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Chow Time On The Range
"Rise an' shine you lazy cowpokes!  Time to saddle up yer hoss!
Time to move them moo-cows to summer range!" yelled th' trail boss!
"You've lolled...

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Categories: hoss, cowboy-western, funnytime, mystery, time,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ole Brownie (P1)
“Ole Brownie”

The meanest and the best,
Proven among the rest,
My dog in Arkansas, pope county,
I present, ole Brownie,

With first cold front,
Arkansans begin the hunt,
Razorback hogs,
with their...

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Categories: hoss, funnydog, dog,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Hangin' Tree
Folks avoid that spooky place 'specially on dark and stormy nights!
Heard are eerie moans and shrieks and seen are mysterious lights!
A driftin' hoss thief by...

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Categories: hoss, cowboy-western, funny
Form: Rhyme
Wait For Me
When I was young I had a little sis.
She was dainty like any little miss.
She thought I was strong and could always do
Whatever she needed...

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Categories: hoss, family,
Form: Rhyme
Bedtime at "IKE and JANE's " Sequence 5
Hi folks. The name's Ike. 
'Member me from my other writes?
check 'em out if you'd like.

Me and the Missus, Jane here, jest wanted to say...

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Categories: hoss, faith, imaginationgod, me, night, god, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sum Day Up Thar
Ah done cum frum tha ol' times
Whar we's jist roams free
I's gots a gun, a hoss un grub
'Un bedroll 'neath a tree.

Sum times ah jist...

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Categories: hoss, cowboy-western, imagination, life, stars,
Form: Verse
A Nook And A Storybook
A Nook and a Storybook

His leg was broke and his pride hurt
As he began to read.
That knucklehead he called his hoss
Had stumbled at full speed.


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Categories: hoss,
Form: Quatrain
Sam's Last Indiscretion
I saw her comin', guitar a hummin,
An' a smile on her face lit up the night
I said,"My you're pretty, but this ain't the city -

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Categories: hoss,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Absent-minded Hank
Thar was once an old buckaroo named Hank,
   Who was very absent-minded and lank.

      He told...

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Categories: hoss, humorous,
Form: Limerick
I Just Got Out Of The COUNTY JAIL
After a wonderful late afternoon walk in the park, 
my wife and I moseyed over to the Japanese Hibachi Grille for some dinner. 
What we...

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Categories: hoss, absence, conflict, funny, innocence, irony, prison,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Hank's Last Roundup
Hank had cowboyed on the Triple T Ranch fer nigh on fifty years.
He'd rode the range herdin' beef peerin' betwixt his hoss's ears.
Durin' cattle stampedes...

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Categories: hoss, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I'm A-hangin' Up My Spurs
Hank had cowboyed and rodeoed fer nigh on forty years,
Ridin' in sleet, rain and snow a-herdin' cantankerous steers.
His hide was tough as leather and his...

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Categories: hoss, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Cowpunchers
Been throwed
Legs bowed

Brass spurs

Bunk house
Sans spouse

Wears chaps

Wears jeans
Eats beans

Brands steers
Likes beers

Hates boss
Loves hoss


Wears boots
Hates suits

Spits juice

Small pay

Robert L. Hinshaw, CMSgt, USAF, Retired
(c) 2015 All...

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Categories: hoss,
Form: Footle
Premium Member A Cowboy Poet
Hank had rode the range a-punchin' cattle fer nigh on fifty years,
Ridin' through Texas northers and brandin' cantankerous steers.
He'd herded ornery longhorns along the Chisolm...

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Categories: hoss,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Cowboy Heaven
They planted Hank 'neath a lonesome pine when he came to the end of the trail.
Angels ushered him to the Great Beyond and through that...

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Categories: hoss, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Risin' With The Sun
It seemed to Hank it was jes' a couple of hours ago since he'd hit the hay.
Now the risin' sun jes' peekin' over the hills...

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Categories: hoss,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Badmouthin' In The Badlands
Said Hank to his pard, "I reckon we took a wrong turn back yonder!
How we ended up in this here gawd awful place I'll ferever...

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Categories: hoss, humorous,
Form: Couplet