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Best Hothouse Poems

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


Hothouse Flower
Hothouse flower steamed, 
your petals pressed against the glass,
all your colors raining down
round boiling letterbox,

a letter from whom, they whisper
in the next room, is he...

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Categories: hothouse, betrayal, jealousy, love,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Remembering the Hothouse
Remembering the Hothouse
          for our daughters

Wind skids on curves of trees,
immured in ice, seeds sleep.
Inside, I...

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© Bill Keen  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hothouse, assonance, birth, mother, my children, wind,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hothouse Flower
She's the look of a hothouse flower;
She seems to be losing power-
Like a rose in need of summer shower!
Like a bird retreating to summer bower!

Hair...

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Categories: hothouse, conflict, confusion, mystery, stress, woman,
Form: Rhyme
HELLO GARDEN
On return, first thing, I view
my garden with sleepy eyes.
Straight away, I summerise,
nothing died.

I pull a few offending weeds,
as I go along the paths.
New colours...

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Categories: hothouse, beauty, garden, hello,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Matisse
Hothouse atmosphere like a harem,
but this is not his only kind.
"Still Life with Vegetables"
causes my nod as well
of a nice canvas
with old pitcher
in picture
and the...

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© Julia Ward  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hothouse, art,
Form: Nonet



Bamboo Lady
I awoke to the pressure
Pushing me inward this morning.
Sticky. Moist air immersing me
In sodden memories.
Blast from the past.
Humid awakenings from a life
No longer mine.
Rusty time.

Displaced....

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© Mari Sloan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hothouse, introspection
Form: Free verse
Venus Sun-Trap
The Venus Sun-Trap

Bright sister of the Earth defines the sky at eve and dawn
For similarities not at all, a hothouse orb intensely strong
Of water next...

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Categories: hothouse, space,
Form: Rhyme
Dinner
I fell off my stool
And laid in the floor
Your hand reaching down
Embracing so gentle
Turning my frown.
To fire from kindle.

The lilies you gave 
I saved in...

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Categories: hothouse, friendship,
Form: Rhyme
Women Who Walk Like Men
Women Who Walk Like Men

They seem to be everywhere now,
women who walk like men.
With hair cropped in a paint brush, 
bullets for eyes and knives...

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Categories: hothouse, people
Form: Free verse
sun

hothouse hell
blazing
sun

warmth
soothing
aching joints



a Charlieku for contest sponsored by Charles Messina

penned 19/09/2018...

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Categories: hothouse, sun,
Form: Haiku
White Wings
White Wings

Perceived upon a sunny day, a flutter by sailing the still 
Dancing a sequence with paper wings seeking to alight
And flit a nomadic path...

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Categories: hothouse, nature,
Form: Blank verse