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Best Hovel Poems

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

This lonely little hovel
the grainy half dusk
when the sun gives her last wink
hours spent in thought 
to leave the safe sanctity
this lonely little hovel

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Categories: hovel, life, nature, peace, places, sad, time,
Form: Tanka

Within Elysium Fields - A Collaboration With Carolyn

Within Elysium Fields, the souls of the dead find their peace but there are those souls who do not think they deserve such peace. Those...

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Categories: hovel, dark, dream, fantasy, joy, light, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Lonely Ruin -----
Etched in my soul
is the peace of a lonely ruin,
an old chapel on the skull
of a hill surrounded by pasture land
and wind swept trees.
Below a...

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Categories: hovel, anxiety, appreciation, christian,
Form: Free verse

Strewn with buds onto night’s refrain
We followed  the hovel of an outer-world,
As rustling leaves formed a map’s cave
Through a journey connecting reality;
Where our twin-...

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Categories: hovel, mystery, travel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A View From A Window
The dawn unfolds beyond my fractured windowpane
and breezes tease while drapes, like serpents, slip aside
exposing worlds that race and run aground, insane,
displaying scenes obscene that...

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Categories: hovel, society,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member A Baby
A Baby only cares about being loved, warm and fed
It does not worry about the colour of your skin
nor if you are good or bad...

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Categories: hovel, baby, prejudice,
Form: Kyrielle
Phantoms You Have Carried
The clearest blue became mottled with age,
and I only recently began to notice.
Time-soaked eyes, foggy mirror to my own,
reflecting a frail wire, just out of...

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Categories: hovel, absence, age, bereavement, dad, death, symbolism,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Being Her Shoes
We are extremely jealous of her sandals, the ones with the glitzy silver rhinestones.
She has worn them twice this week. But who is counting? 

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Categories: hovel, humor,
Form: Personification
A Lovely Little Daydream
I dreamt of a home of my own as a child
Where the air is always pure and mild 
Where birds and animals did freely roam

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Categories: hovel, day, dream, , Lullaby,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Slides and Stairways
Somewhere in the pretty petty imaginary illusion of delusion
There lies a truth an edifice of search between obtuse confusion

Windows like brick walls and concrete blocks...

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Categories: hovel, home, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Witch Hunt
There was an old lady, a frumpy old bag
who people called horrid, a witch and a hag
And 'though she was ugly and danced 'mid moonbeams

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Categories: hovel, community, humor, humorous, people, prejudice, society,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Tomb of Ancient Bloom
The Friar's Heel beside the way
tilting toward the stones arrayed
at Stonehenge where the Devil played
and tossed the monolith that day.

Zareba formed of massive stones,
encircled 'round...

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Categories: hovel, religious,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member Thought You Would Write Without Me
I am sitting in hovel writing nothing 
For the hovel has taken every last drop of energy.
Hey, wait. Is that an ant?
An ant in the...

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Categories: hovel, friend, friendship, friendship love,
Form: Free verse
My little Juliette,
my hand floating over her back;
and her tiny hand around mine.
Now, we all sing songs to Capulet.
And they all pause;
they are enthralled.


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Categories: hovel, romance, self, senses, sensual, sexy, sick,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Pick Your Poison
P ower held with in my grip, Run bastard, run.
I nnocence once taken can never be un-ripped.
C olorful the names they'll call me now, hateful;

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Categories: hovel, abuse, death,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member The Past
Lying in the field  reading poetry.
Jet black hair,cropped short , with sparkles.
I'm enticed,sweet voice is now only a memory.
No bitterness, only deep shadows,I live...

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Categories: hovel, dedication, dream, dream,
Form: Narrative
I accuse
I accuse

Bankers who compulsively their creditors lure
Bid them colossal loans and obscure
To erect fantasies and a castle in Spain forge
Later arise manacled with a dolor...

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Categories: hovel, abuse, drug,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ye olde Hogs head
Welcome to the Hogs head
The local ye olde pub
The ale tastes like urine
And there's maggots 
In the grub.

There's straw on the floor
A pee bucket by...

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© Peter Dome  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hovel, baptism, drink, giggle, hilarious, humor, parody,
Form: Free verse
Just a dream
At the heart of my country lies a monolith
Shimmering in the radiant hot transparent light
Ever changing hues, a chameleon at the edge of night, 

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Categories: hovel, dream, earth, nature, planet,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member They Called Him Diamond
They Called Him Diamond

They called him Diamond still do and his colour is black like 
scorched earth frozen shadows of hell shafted and grafted on...

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Categories: hovel, power,
Form: Narrative
What a boar - limerick contest
There was a man with a shovel
Whose house was a relative hovel
Digs a hole in the floor
Think his dad was a boar
Cos he cant stop...

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Categories: hovel, funny,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member A Quest of Love-w
She was the apple of her father’s eyes
Both of them lived in an illegal hovel
He mother left to marry someone else
Jobless father accepts risky tasks...

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Categories: hovel, heartbroken, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Have Been More Than Once, Never More Or Less Than Me -

Bricks from blood, bricks from the flood of Earth's mud,
bricks of clay, turf bricks, stone bricks, flesh bricks,
all shaped, treated and wrought in the furnace...

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Categories: hovel, anniversary, imagination, life,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member A Castle for the Mouse
Once there was a mouse that envied the castle on the hill.
It looked way more glorious than the hovel he lived in.
Every day he dreamed...

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Categories: hovel, allegory, family, happiness, life, home, home,
Form: Couplet
My Queen's Tarot
Archaic wisdom whispers truths intimate to me
My familiar, Bindie, mewls the Tarot's virtues and truth
In our hovel we sit, in deep contemplation hours upon hours...

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© Amy Green  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hovel, inspirational, uplifting, me,
Form: Free verse