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Best Hounded Poems

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


Hounded
A novice pet store clerk named Keatcue
Was told by a client to have a Shih-Tzu.
The clerk thought that a personal smear,
And barked insults into the...

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Categories: hounded, dog, humor,
Form: Limerick



Premium Member Another Cruel Link in their Chain
         Another Cruel Link in their Chain 

1.   Beginnings

Her babe was her joy, such a...

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Categories: hounded, body, life, men,
Form: Ballad
I Am A Thought

I am the world’s most dangerous thing,
Most WANTED and unwanted,
By many states banned,
From countries exiled,
Across borders hounded,  
Through an orthodoxy of silence made taboo,
Declared...

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Categories: hounded, courage, freedom, future, history, hope, humanity,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
The Vampire Monk, Part I
I.
In the year sixteen hundred and thirty-five
I was a fool young man known as Ludwig,
back from the wars and flush with new money,
spent it on...

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Categories: hounded, change, dark, evil, faith, horror, religious,
Form: Epic
Legend
Jesse James the Perfect Outlaw 

Jess James,
Rode the wild west in flames,
Some call him a hero outlaw,
His blazing revolver made him a bad criminal

Jesse and...

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Categories: hounded, angst, hero, history,
Form: Clerihew



Premium Member Villanelle: No curse worse than the place and name you inherit to hate
Villanelle: No curse worse than the place and name you inherit to hate

No curse worse than the place and name you inherit to hate
There where...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hounded, home, loss, moving on,
Form: Villanelle
The Wandering Minstrel
In history one can read of an earlier time,
When poetry and lyrics written in rhyme,
Were commonplace.  A travelling band
Of troubadours would wander the land,
Writing...

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Categories: hounded, music,
Form: Ballad
Bad Luck Pearl
I have found what I consider a great prize:
In an oyster was a pearl of enormous size.
The villagers have all flocked around me.
This great jewel...

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Categories: hounded, adventure, grief, wife,
Form: Rhyme
Refugee
Beating the midday forlorn sun
By foot they begun the journey leaving the pun
Beware of the dangers and tactics to shun  
Between that time and...

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Categories: hounded, war,
Form: I do not know?
Rejection
Our childhood was selfish reign
did nothing but cause personal pain
our parents did naught for the self-worth gain
but ridiculed us into shame.

All our lives we tried...

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Categories: hounded, how i feel, irony,
Form: Free verse
BALLAD OF THE BAD BOY In MONTANA dedicated to my grandmothers twin sister
Some songs
Are of saddest times
The skies of darkest days
Some words
Bring such discontent
There are no gentle ways
To tell the tale
Without the tears
That tear the heart in...

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Categories: hounded, passion, school, son, son, school, heart,
Form: Ballad
Who's To Blame
Who’s To Blame?

Did you ever get the blame,
For a crime you didn’t commit?
Did you rant and rave,
Scream for justice
Or quietly submit?

Are you more a man...

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Categories: hounded, bible, christian, faith, forgiveness, god, jesus,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Villanelle: The Dilemma of the Non-Violent - 7
Villanelle: The Dilemma of the Non-Violent – 7

Who has not wished somebody battered to death
The janitor one’s lawyer an ex-bed fellow
Feel in dark recesses mocking...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hounded, allegory, violence,
Form: Villanelle
The Visitor-
The town lay dark and sleeping,
people safe ,in beds were keeping.
Only I , restless , hounded.
walked down the street,
heart pounded.
What called me from my nightly...

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Categories: hounded, death, farewell, lost, lost love, sad
Form: Couplet
Horaitio Haiku Horn
Horatio Haiku Horn

What was a haiku
Did it get all over you
Or was I all wrong.

A haiku have heard
Can be completely absurd
Unless a bright bird.

If you...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hounded, crazy, funny, silly,
Form: Haiku
AS IT SNOWED A collaboration
AS IT SNOWED
  (poem ending with the fine print in a liquor ad)

As it snowed, I heard thunder
 *the gods bowling snowballs to keep...

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© Nola Perez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hounded, funny,
Form: Burlesque
Not Findable, Not There, Not True
If god is there then he should be findable,
By yourself, when you think and reason
Through rationality using logic graspable 
With conclusions that can’t be treason

Essentially,...

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Categories: hounded, faith, freedom, god, gospel, relationship, religion,
Form: Quatrain
fear of death
Fierce, fiery, forgotten, forever
Enthralling, endless, elegant, enraged
Agitated, angry, anxious, autonomy 
Resentful, release, rhythm-less, repent 

Over, old-fashioned
Flash, finished

Destiny, dust, delicate, destruction, distraught
Effortless, eternal, expiration, empty, exhale
Alone,...

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Categories: hounded, death, humanity, leaving, life, nature, power,
Form: Acrostic
the arab spring
The Arab Spring 

Saddam Husain, Mubarak and soon Assad
will go… and we can be jubilant and call it
democracy and freedom. 
But this does not include...

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Categories: hounded, christmas, christian, christian,
Form: Blank verse
a dog and thunder
A Dog and Thunder. 

I hear thunder it’s nearing, the dog, not looked after, whimpers; this
 ancient fears of Odin’s horse hooves, sparks from the...

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Categories: hounded, friendship, nature, dog, dog,
Form: Blank verse
Don't Go There Please!!
Hounded
Everafter
Like 
Lucifer...

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Categories: hounded, angst
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member I Will Write Words That Eat Out Of My Darkened Soul
I Will Write Words That Eat Out Of My Darkened Soul



I'll not write my poetry with dull sanctioned pen
pay the price with my spirit like...

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Categories: hounded, appreciation, art, beauty, blessing,
Form: Rhyme
The drought inside
I want to rest your sunk emotions here
A tender gorge pending
and refusing to heal
In this place, untied we cannot be
Here, your best can lie askew
A...

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Categories: hounded, jealousy,
Form: I do not know?
Portrait of a Hanging

With the opening of my fortress cell,
solemn-faced men come locust invading in
Their mouths smile not, and eyes neither grin
as ceremonial words pursed lips expel
A deer...

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Categories: hounded, dark, death, horror, imagery, spiritual,
Form: Prose Poetry
I lost me I lost you (Part 1)
It was so long ago
But my mind doesn’t see it that way
And like a channel that only plays reruns
Images of you keep repeating in my...

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© Ron Flatow  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hounded, angst, forgiveness, introspection, sadsister, me, pain,
Form: Narrative