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Best Houdini Poems

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


Harry Houdini
It all started from the age of nine, I fell in love with locks and cuffs,
in and out I go, I saw what I have...

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Categories: houdini, magic,
Form: Carpe Diem



Houdini
As he walked,
Breathed,
Talked,
Sneezed,
The root of all evil was indeed marinating deep within him,
A natural seasoning,
A cue for treason,
Short side of critical reasoning,
His attire was outfitted...

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© Remi Stan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: houdini, dark, life, pain, violence,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Sorcerer's Apprentice
blasts of flames from his hand and staff
 
electrically charged spheres
 
turquoise orbs ignite the palace hall
 
Merlin taught him magical words
 
abracadabra, alacazoom
 
fear...

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Categories: houdini, people
Form: Free verse
MOON WINK
#68. MOON WINK 

I took a trip for fun, 
between the Earth and Sun, 
slid quietly between,
the star sun's scarlet sheen,
from its radiant show,
and in...

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© Edlynn Nau  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: houdini, earth, humor, moon, relationship, sun,
Form: Personification
Next Moment


Gangsta politicians,
falling stars   ...   twinkling
of an eye 
	disappearing

Leper lips
	 halitosis blowing
Got there gun clips
and stacked deck 
	    poker...

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Categories: houdini, slam, spiritual, truth, wisdom,
Form: Rhyme



Destination: Parts Unknown

First day incognito,
called my yesterday boss
On a new burner cell,
with a free burrito ad promo toss
Told her this was my courtesy job 
severance quitting HR...

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Categories: houdini, fun, jobs, perspective, satire,
Form: Free verse
Rabbit DNA

Hare trigger instincts
always served Roger well
He had an oh, no-no lettuce nose — 
a hyper-keen sense   when to leave
Roger was rabbit good
at knowing...

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Categories: houdini, parents, parody, truth, wisdom,
Form: Ode
Premium Member 50 Words for Poe: Metamorphosis




"50 Words for Poe: Metamorphosis"



Intricate souls, 
Complex needs
interconnected
Light energy 
binds them 
2 hearts
2 minds
Become 
1 heart
1 mind
it’s all in the 
timing
the complexities 
of a trick

Reciprocity
with...

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Categories: houdini, death, faith, love, magic, romance, symbolism,
Form: Free verse
No Meds
I was off my meds
And bouncing off the walls
Cops showed up, Maybe the feds
Said they'd received many calls
Yelling at people I didn't like
Nothing was said...

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© jay moore  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: houdini, mental illness, missing,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Skittles the Escape Artist
Oh, finely feathered fellow
with plumage of green and yellow,
your Houdini-esque abilities
and astounding circus-like agilities
make my flabby jowls drop with surprise
at how easily your hooked beak...

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Categories: houdini, humorous, pets, cat, me,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Life is a Chance
I love the sound of rescue squad sirens
Someones got a chance

Houdini had no chance
He wanted to survive everything

Kennedy had no chance
He wanted what's best for...

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Categories: houdini, analogy,
Form: Lyric
When It Rains It Pours
When It Rains It Pours 

Idiomatic sayings are such a delightful way of expressions,
The truth in them may sometimes stretch our imagination..

When it rains, it...

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Categories: houdini, allusion, community, conflict, confusion, leadership,
Form: Free verse
The Last Escape
Harry Houdini
the greatest escape artist
did not escape death...

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Categories: houdini, death, magic,
Form: Haiku
The Mysterious Crystal Ball
             The Mysterious Crystal Ball

Is this glass sphere a Gothic masterpiece of time
or...

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Categories: houdini, dark,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member With Her Knickers On My Head


Houdini was a master of illusion it's said
Escaping from handcuffs while chained to a bed
Like the sex games we play
When our partner must obey
Wearing a...

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Categories: houdini, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Dagwood Bumstead
The master maker of exotic sandwiches is Dagwood Bumstead!

   Blondie (nee Boopadoop) views his masterpieces with dread!

      He...

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Categories: houdini, funny,
Form: Clerihew
Love Biscuits
Walking the yard with shovel in hand
Cruising back and forth just as planned
Trying to pick up every last pile
If the wife steps in one she...

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Categories: houdini, humor,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Anthony Bourbon
Rebel to the core
a story teller
brother in arms
we all march to the same reaper
bountiful the smiles
loving humanity
giver of kindness
the greatest Houdini act of all time
...

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Categories: houdini, character, food, goodbye, grief, literature, psychological,
Form: Free verse
Maximus Parthas The Word Wizard
Man you a wizard warlocking written to spellbinding spoken word.
Jargoning prolific prophetic like the bible real truth.
I'm xeroxing you so x-ray this diagonally
Awe inspired me...

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Categories: houdini, inspirationalme, spoken word,
Form: Acrostic
ESCAPADE
Hush now darling
But don’t dare to close your eyes
Our bodies are crossing
Your hips between my thighs
Our thoughts crystallize

Free your minds expressions
Feel the things you see
Motivate...

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Categories: houdini, love, passion, romancelove,
Form: Quintain (English)
How do I escape
How do I escape my life of misery. Do I run away or do I hide away. None of my 
choices seem feasible because where...

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Categories: houdini, death, depression, lifelife,
Form: Personification
A loner
He sits alone, dreaming of the masses who support his social addiction.
  Spending hours rehearsing the  entrance walk and antectdotes he will be...

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Categories: houdini, birth, birthday, boyfriend, business, cancer, creation,
Form: Acrostic
A woman's declaration of Independence
Iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii
am a wild stallion
Tossing my mane
I can withstand the rain
Running for miles and feeling no pain
Iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii
am a female houdini
and borders and fences
can never keep me...

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© laura Hew  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: houdini, adventure, fantasy, imagination, introspection, mystery, natural
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Beyond your abyss
I jumped through hoops 
Landing in your abyss
I heard the snap crackle pop of my inner ear
My ossicular chain breaking in three
As I relinquished the...

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Categories: houdini, abuse, christian, dad, faith, father, feelings,
Form: I do not know?
That is My Psychological Diagnosis
Skin pale white,
her hospital gown,
a moth filled wedding dress.
straps and shackles tie her down 
like a corset;
more buckles and ties than Harry Houdini.
she frantically turns
toward...

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Categories: houdini, depression, life, sadhair,
Form: Free verse