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Best Housing Poems

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


THE ADVENTURES OF JIM THE TRIM - IN AN ISLET
Jim, now rich, bought a wee li’l islet;
there he lived, with ten men and a starlet.
Changed his partner each day,
heaved and huffed till they say,
the...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: housing, adventure, allusion, humorous,
Form: Limerick



Escaping Humanity
Feeling the desolation, of smothering air
Hemmed in by crowds; the obliqueness of fear
Throng of the city and no sight of the sun
Incessant noise and the...

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Categories: housing, change, conflict, nonsense,
Form: Rhyme
A Nook and a Storybook
A nook in the corner, off to the right..
A haven, housing a hundred homes.
To there, where wakened dreams do hide, 
My wandering mind so often...

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© Sneha RV  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: housing, adventure, best friend, books, words, world,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member hypocrisy democracy and the seven day weekend
we have fences around our homes
locks on doors
bars across windows
video cameras-motion detectors
and panic rooms
to protect the only sanctuary that we have
even heaven has a gate...

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Categories: housing, america, corruption, rap, truth,
Form: Free verse
Do the Math
Fifty stars
and
thirteen stripes
Wavy patriotic mathematician
do the math ... 
Subtraction or addition,
what will the numbers be,
37 or 63?
Slavery took away my parents’ human rights,
and their children’s...

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Categories: housing, america, history, math, truth,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member My Aminus Brain
I am of soft, delicate skinned casing,
Housing an iron, logical facing.

I grant my femininity free reign
To follow dictates of my manlike brain.

My seductive charms can...

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Categories: housing, character, judgement, smart, strength,
Form: Couplet
A Cocktail of Kaleidoscope
 (ALLITERATION)
Cows milked: mitigated mooing in the meadows then
Weaving on the warp, some workaholic women

Harvest of hapless halibuts on hooks
Bookish book-worms buried in books

A palomino...

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Categories: housing, imagery, poems, writing,
Form: Alliteration
OUR LOVELY SKY
     With stars & moon, lovely sky glows in night,
     with marathon race of clouds, day is...

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Categories: housing, beautiful, nature, rain, sky,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Once Upon a Christmas 1954 - Part One - a short story from my memoir
Each year as Christmas rolls around, as I buckle under the pressure and stress of shopping for gifts for people that already  have everything,...

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Categories: housing, christmas, nostalgia,
Form: Narrative
Call Me Home


You are the river running through 
unfathomable greens
glassy yellows 
down in the core of the river
flicker lightness on top
You increase me…swell me…impregnate without word or...

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Categories: housing, first love, life, love, universe,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Displaced in Kathmandu
Our dinner, boiled to death root vegetables, we swallow in silence as night closes-in on the school. The co-opted Buddhist monastery housing us empties its...

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Categories: housing, anxiety, fear, war,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member DINNER FOR TWO
We both reached into the chiller cabinet at exactly the same moment
‘Dinner for one’ you said, and we both laughed
Our eyes met and you gave...

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Categories: housing, romance,
Form: Free verse
The dying red giant
It stands alone
in a field of loneliness and neglect
the bright red paint has faded into a murky brown
a strict reminder from mother natures pounding fury...

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© Kurt Kohls  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: housing, nature, places, sad, urbanloneliness, red,
Form: Free verse
Shade
You speak as if you've read all the pages.
All knowing; bestow yourself this grace.
Beneath that serenity lies an abandoned cage.
Don't try to hide what's scrawled...

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Categories: housing, analogy, beautiful, betrayal, break up, conflict,
Form: Free verse
WINTER HUES
Drinking morning dews from grass; sun looks healthy,
Housing red yellow rays, sky looks lovely and pretty.

Mountain stands strong wearing deep green garment,
Within white Kans grasses,...

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Categories: housing, seasons, winter,
Form: Couplet
DIG DEEP
From the deep dark corners of my brain I strain to bring to the surface
the answers I've locked deep, so deep within...Like the matter inside...

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Categories: housing, deep,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Imagination
The golden sun over the trees
Radiates its heat early
The Woodpecker tap-tap-tapping
Greets me with sounds burly

Where is his nest housing their young
In the same tree in...

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Categories: housing, life, nature,
Form: Verse
Welfare
My Mother didn't want me
She wanted
Free Housing
Free Food 
Free Education
Free Medical
My Mother didn't want me

But I did...

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Categories: housing, africa, america, birth, black african american,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Don't Accept or Understand
Once the First Nation people owned the land,
from one coast of Canada to the next coast;
the mighty warrior is now just a ghost.

The people rounded...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: housing, native american,
Form: Rhyme
Nature and truth


I love the mountain, and the shining sun
And the curved hills, clear waters run

The misty mornings, a craving for dawns...

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Categories: housing, beauty, education, nature, poetry, wisdom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Oxford Sonnet
An Oxford Sonnet

We came again to city of spires and dreams
There: were England's aspirations built and carved
In honeyed stone of Jurassic coral seas
Where minds are...

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Categories: housing, city,
Form: Sonnet
Strolling with April Far Afield
 
**********

" Mother of Eagles ", a charms that awes
splendor of height, towering with might

The silence speaks in whistling...

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Categories: housing, april, beauty, peace, spring, uplifting, wisdom,
Form: Rhyme
Freedom Day in South Africa
1.

On the 27th day of April in 
Nineteen Ninety-Four,

Freedom was won, at long last.

The battles were many, the foe 
brutal,

Apartheid tore our southern tip 
of...

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Categories: housing, freedom
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Beachside Food and Drink Slinks
A is for algae, red, green, blue cells, soaking up sun, sliming teeth 
B is for bacterial mat, clumping underneath, earliest born, never asleep

C is...

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Categories: housing, adventure, animal, beach, death, food, life,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Vote For Me
I would like to announce my presidential candidacy.
I would appreciate it if you'd vote for me.
If I were president do you know what I'd do?
Pretty...

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Categories: housing, political,
Form: Rhyme