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Best Hourly Poems

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


Premium Member A Man Under Stress, A collaboration with Francis Crasto
My appreciation Francis Crasto for allowing me to collaborate with you as your 'psychiatrist' on ‘A MAN UNDER STRESS’- A great sequel to your recent...

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Categories: hourly, humor, rap, stress,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Mister Joe Jangles
Mister Joe, poet, jangles loose change in his pocket,
Jogging memories and garnering thoughts as he walks.
For Mr. Joe's brain washes, tumbles and dries,
his gems of...

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Categories: hourly, poetry, poets,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Not Today, Not Anymore -

For 15 years I have tolerated,
calculated, anticipated, sublimated workplace degradations, derisions,
subversions towards my character,
not today, no more,
yes, my pride has become livid, swollen like a...

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Categories: hourly, business, work, me, work, high school,
Form: Epic
Premium Member When Shadows Fall
Summer is on the turn, into Autumn we now head
So close this day approaches, inside many heads now dread

We now view through our eyes, our...

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Categories: hourly, life, music, nature, seasons,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ere Come The Dawn
All are feeling anxious on the old camp ground this night.
Weary Yanks are girding for tomorrow's awful fight.
Young soldiers loll about, staring blankly into slowly...

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Categories: hourly, war
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Destiny and Fate
Destiny and Fate

Fate is that noble force in future time;
Destiny’s look asks why and how in kind.

Destiny bespeaks the past as prologue,
As Fate shapes desire—leaving...

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Categories: hourly, allegory, change, destiny, future, journey, symbolism,
Form: Heroic Couplets
Premium Member You can Lead a Horse to Water
Toasty mornings with teakettles whistling bring to mind Danish days on Marata’s 
horse farm, ponies prancing in the unusually warm sunlight, and new fangled 
sparkling...

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Categories: hourly, familyold, water, farm, horse, old, water,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Sunflower
Longing like the sunflower which follows the sun 
Daily caress life's power; quich, follow the sun

The head tracks the sun's journey across the blue sky
The...

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Categories: hourly, life,
Form: Ghazal
CARIBBEAN SUMMER LOVE
 My carribbean summer love
 Was Morning sun in the sand
 On the sweet Jamaican island
 Home of my mothers birth, land.

As I got off...

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Categories: hourly, summer,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Morsel of Biomass
Negligible morsel of biomass
my fat belly, formerly abs
insignificant yet it occupies me
hourly while bored or hungry.

Fat is what? a picture
of despair, giving up caring
or man...

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Categories: hourly, care, fear, home, memory, pain, rain,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Lost is my heart to a dark shadow
Lost in a moment we once did share

Lost beyond any whim and care

Lost in the fabric of forgotten time

Lost is our clocks hourly chime

Lost in...

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Categories: hourly, loss,
Form: Lanterne
Premium Member The Gift of Time
My Ten Commandments of Time

1. To make a stranger smile, that's sublime.
2. To know my parent's memories are forever mine.
3. To share conversations with friends...

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Categories: hourly, happiness, time, word play,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member When Shadows Fall
Summer is on the turn, into Autumn we now head
So close this day approaches, inside many heads now dread

We now view through our eyes, our...

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Categories: hourly, death, fantasy, life, loss, nature, autumn,
Form: Couplet
the garbage man
for under 10$ an hourly wage
you too can be the lucky one
who rides around on the back of a pungent & filthy green
garbage truck for...

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Categories: hourly, life, people, people,
Form: Free verse
Precipice of Tme
Stand I here upon the Precipice of Time
between madness and derangement-
In a grief so profound
ambiance of rage,
with darkening clouds abound
marring my every breath
Declaration to ...

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© Amy Green  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hourly, depression, devotion, loss,
Form: Free verse
We Will Rise...
It's all in the telling...
A story, a truth, a lie, a fortune....
Maybe it's not what is said but in HOW....
We cling to the possible, ignoring...

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© Jim David  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hourly, life
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Downhill From Winter
This Wednesday we determined 
To get up the day with decorations,
To please the eye with ribbons,
To harmonize the moment,
To balance this and that,
To mystify an...

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© Bill Yates  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hourly, sky, winter,
Form: Free verse
SENIORS OLYMPICS
SENIORS OLYMPICS

Images of fearsomely fit youth everywhere,
healthy people, all bronzed, featured
by the second, on screens and public spaces : 
fit and flash, but always ...

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Categories: hourly, funny, sports,
Form: Free verse
Carcass
Earth crosses her heart at midnight
Shaking loose dust upon battered edge
Scorn mocks the piercing night as daylight 
Moves swiftly with open jaws waiting for a...

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Categories: hourly, community, computer, cousin, dark, daughter, emotions,
Form: Dramatic monologue
What Could Makes Me Happy
What Could Makes Me Happy

 I have tarpaulin over my shame,
 And instead of photographing un-wiped yarns
 I will continue to climb the ladder of...

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Categories: hourly, depressionme, me,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member waitress manifesto
the noose around my neck only a little colorful scarf on my last day as a slave

to the chefs always screaming their short comings as...

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Categories: hourly, celebrity, work, drug,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Time's Passing
There’s no laughter torn from these lips;
no spoken words of love...lust.
For all I desire is out of hands reach;
there's no earthly thing I crave more,...

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Categories: hourly, absence, depression, desire, devotion, emotions, feelings,
Form: Free verse
Music is my Life
Music is my life. 
Music is my soul.
My love.
My heart.
My need.

Music takes me through
The daily ordeals of life
Whenever I'm sad,
I reach for my phone, or
My...

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Categories: hourly, music,
Form: Lyric
Part 1 - Life Awaited
I have a story that needs be told
A story I never knew if words can transcript
For it belongs when in dreams I enroll
Visions before or...

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© Joel Lee  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hourly, imagination, life, words, me, world, language,
Form: Rhyme
Little Moments
Two hearts flutter
When they cross paths
One a silent prayer
The other sputtering
Only can only gasp"
"I need a miracle
She said to the 
Moon high above
Let him see...

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Categories: hourly, life, longing,
Form: Free verse