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Best Hostas Poems

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

Premium Member Garden Party
All dressed in green, the rose bush beams
like a child's blushing cheeks and pursed lips;
these debutants jilted by bees
forever wanting to be kissed.
A carpet of...

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Categories: hostas, garden, nature,
Form: Sonnet

The A-Z of gardening - contest
A flower beginning with A is easy you see, an Aster I would sow
Bluebells of every colour and size in most gardens grow

Colourful  Cornflower...

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Categories: hostas, beautiful, flower, garden,
Form: Abecedarian
Premium Member Celebration
Celebration Contest
Sponsor: Shadow Hamilton

Whisking flakes fluttering as the icicles start to melt
I'll never forget how the accumulation of snow felt
Natural cool air underneath the wearing...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hostas, nature, snow, spring, daffodils,
Form: Verse
Premium Member A Leaf Unfurls
See all of the buds upon the trees
watch closely as slowly one unfurls
each tiny weeny leaf stretching out
one by one peeling away from the buds


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Categories: hostas, imagination, inspiration, nature, spring,
Form: Imagism
The secret lives of chimney pots V
Spawned from the loins that 
Perpetuated the loyal serfs mongrel
These peoples of a conditioned and
"Resigned-To-it-all" breed.
Born into the enveloping tedium
Of interlocking days...Interwoven
With interlocking days -

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Categories: hostas, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Spring
Spring Contest
Sponsor: Catie Lindsey

Season that grows from delicate Mother Nature
Preservation of green lands for the legal wager
Rejuvenated roots from tulips and white daisies
Invigorated blossoms delicately...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hostas, nature, spring,
Form: Verse
Premium Member SPACES 1


Gael Turnbull(1928-2004,a Scottish doctor-poet created the imagist Spaces form in his collection Briefly (1967) a two line poem with a larger than usual space...

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Categories: hostas, imagination,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member Blue Daisy
Up with the sun, put coffee to brew
Inside my mouth, some sticky night goo
Standing in housecoat with fuzzy house shoes
Starting my day, as always I...

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Categories: hostas, blue, flower, funny, humorous,
Form: Monorhyme
Autumn's Glance
Casting a glance past my shoulder as Chopin’s Berceuse opens into the air

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Categories: hostas, autumn, beauty, bereavement, color, writing,
Form: Free verse
A Little Person's Garden View
A Little Person's Garden View

As a wee person, my imagination runs free,
I peek through the window, many pixies I see,
Spreading dust, like the dew from...

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Categories: hostas, beauty, child, flower, fun, garden, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Perrenials in Tandem
When spring arrives, the blooms appear,
up-shoot toward bright heavens' sphere,
and sprinkle earth with wondrous cheer.

In early March, belle crocus sings
of rattling joy her presence brings,


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© Cona Adams  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hostas, flower, garden,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Not Complaining About the Sunshine We're Gaining
The beautiful Spring is here with barely time left remaining, 
but mother nature has decided Spring is only good for raining.
The Summer is arriving and...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hostas, nature, summer,
Form: Rhyme
When Summer Walked Into My Garden
My garden had
A different look
When summer
Opened her book
On all things that
Had to be done
Arriving early with
Morning sun.

In she waltzed
Smiling wide
With roses and
Irises side...

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Categories: hostas, nature, garden,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member For my lovely Marguerite

is the 
path I chose,
covered with soft 
blades of grass hedged with variegated
red hostas, and  moonlight filtering through
drooping willow
trees. Winding 
path tilts 

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Categories: hostas, love,
Form: Tetractys
There is a certain comfort that comes to me
every spring, from perennials I planted years ago, that still pop up, beneath dark soil. 


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Categories: hostas, growing up, journey, lost love, strength,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member One Hundred Thirty-Six Pretty Petals

               Inside twinkling eyes of nights bloom

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Categories: hostas, flower, garden, june, night,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Nature's Green Dress
Nature's green dress sprawls lofty upon the earth,
bursting forth with life abiding foliage,
photosynthesizing perpetual birth
that carries a carpet of created knowledge.

Ivy hems climb to the...

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Categories: hostas, birth, blessing, clothes, creation, god, green,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Flower Gardening
gentle white daisies
waving petals toward sun
beckon birds to flight
bright purple pansies
celebrate the warm season
with radiant smiles
naïve pink roses
hasten to open petals
where butterflies land
joyful red lilies

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Categories: hostas, appreciation, butterfly, flower, garden, nature,
Form: Haiku
empty slides in the park

chatter fills the school bus

Bad light stops play

The muscians retire

Note: Haydn's Farewell Symphony

The mist lifts slowly

A new vista...

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Categories: hostas, imagery, imagination,
Form: Imagism