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Best Howdy Poems

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

Meeting my homegirls Wilma Neels
and Kim Van Breda with shrieks and squeals
hasty introductions and we're on our way
for a night of reading at Poetry Café


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Categories: howdy, friendship,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Charlie's Cartoon Critters
We are gloriously curiously furiously rowdy,
We are Charlie’s cartoon characters - well, nice to meet you! Howdy!
We careen and we carouse round her amazing crazy...

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Categories: howdy, art, fun, silly,
Form: Rhyme
Red Roses and Wine

This life has been but a carnival 

Ride within many ways its circus 

Amid silent reels; crimson hues...

Surreal it would seem if it were

Yet only...

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Categories: howdy, business,
Form: Free verse
A Cowboy Is
The unsung heroes of the open plains
The outlaw bandits like Jesse James 

Cut throat thieves and black jack hustlers 
Green horn Cowboys and long horn...

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Categories: howdy, cowboy-western
Form: Rhyme
For Richard Lamoureux's "Any line" contest.  

Richard Seale-d Door's line:  slammed shut are the doors in "A mind made up".

You told me before

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Categories: howdy, romantic,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Reporting Live On The Soup (Colorado)
"Howdy to you all from Colorado!  This is Cletus Schlunk reporting,
Where gossip is fair and balanced and there is little or no distorting!
It's the...

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Categories: howdy, funnyme, me,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Wassup Poetry Soup
I thought I’d write a limerick
(As sonnets now just make me sick)
But can’t for all the friggin’ rules
That always trip up southern fools;
So, thus, a...

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Categories: howdy, friendship,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Shadow Hamilton contest
Not for The Howdy Partner Contest

How many times, have you found,

yourself, walking down the street

Stetson on your head

and cowhide on your feet

Trying to rustle up


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Categories: howdy, poetry, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Greetings From" Ike and JANE " sequence 3-1/2
Howdy folks. The name's Ike 
and I'd like to send a refrain.
along with the Mrs.,
Her name is Jane.
Some of you nice folks know us,
and some...

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Categories: howdy, people,
Form: Light Verse
The Lone Ranger came to visit me last night... 

He was perfect, his shiny six-guns 
hanging from his hip, and the mask 
to protect his...

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Categories: howdy, blessing,
Form: Verse
I Used To Smile
I used to smile
With the best of them
But now for awhile
My grins been thin
When you see the world 
And the shape it's in
With an insanity...

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Categories: howdy, life,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member And how was my youth spent
And how was my youth spent?
what a shadow of a childhood
lived with daydreams in the sunshine
Punch and Judy, Howdy Doody
drunken snows and cancelled Christmas
Fifties fever...

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Categories: howdy, age, youth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Rodeo
It was a hot and dusty day
the crowd fidgets as it waits
bull dripping sweat in shute bay.

howdy folks the announcers say
Raging Tornado in shute awaits...

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Categories: howdy, animal,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member The Ballad of Cat Ballou - Part 1
It's a hanging day in Wolf City, Wyoming, 1894.
They're gonna drop Cat Ballou through the gallows' floor.
Cat your time has come as you stand on...

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Categories: howdy, cowboy-westerncat, heart, cat, day, heart,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Animal Love
The heron bowed to the kangaroo
With sparkling eyes he fell deeply in love
Her heart he tried with all his might to woo.

The devious crow offered...

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Categories: howdy, animal, bird, fun, humor, love,
Form: Villanelle

Buffalo Bob asked
of summer…fall winterspring
did Howdy do ya

*My season is Summer.   For the seasons senryu contest with regards to Howdy Doody and 


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Categories: howdy, funny, nostalgia, seasons
Form: Senryu
Premium Member 50's and 60's Weird TV on Channel Three - Part 3
 Continued from Part 2 

Some kid is spraying Clearasil,
He wants to make his pimples nil;
He paints his breath with chlorophyll;
I’m in the dream of...

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Categories: howdy, parody, words, me, me,
Form: Rhyme
Haiku Jam
((**HAIKU GYM**))

~Haiku press~
one sweaty work out
spot me, and count 5-7-5
dumbbells all around

~ Sweat Garden~
drench of human lawn
leotard planting between
dew drops under chin

~Listen To...

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Categories: howdy, funny, slam, me,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Fallen heroes part two

Cry me a river cry me a river

Pry open a time thorough outlet of crime

Ring me no chimes I don't go to church

Fetch  me...

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Categories: howdy, conflict, growing up, poverty, society, urban,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Thanks for the memory
In the ancient city of York 
My friends and I have been for a walk
Studying a little Viking history 
Instead of returning to the car

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Categories: howdy, funny,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member A Sadness Defeater

That first cup of coffee, what could be sweeter

It's starts the day right, it's a sadness defeater

We wake up all groggy and stumble over things


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Categories: howdy, happiness,
Form: Narrative
Search String

this will be good and slippery
in a whistling fall from grace
feel free to edit in a picture of your choice
the more grotesque the more accurate

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Categories: howdy, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
My favorite republican for 2016
The Castros make Rubio rowdy
To them he'll never say howdy
Marco's so steady
So why he is ready
To kiss the kings who are Saudi?

Author's Note:  Are...

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Categories: howdy, funny love,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member I Fit Nonsense Together

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Categories: howdy, funny, giggle, nonsense,
Form: I do not know?

not in the heart again
for chrissakes it's like Swiss cheese
decoffinated please I'm a yet ambulatory zombie
off his medication as usual
alternatives to logic 101 with Prof....

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Categories: howdy, how i feel,
Form: Free verse