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Best Howled Poems

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


Premium Member Saints and Demons on Halloween
 
On the eve of All Saints Day known as Halloween
We've a night where nothing is ever as it seems
 
Abraham, Martin and John hosted...

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Categories: howled, holiday
Form: Couplet



Premium Member At Heaven's Gate - Parts 1 and 2
PART 1:          THE MEETING

Alone one night neath lantern light, I trudged a weary mile.
Forlorn, I went...

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Categories: howled, fantasy,
Form: Ballad
Sarah's Story - Mental Illness
Sarah’s Story - Mental Illness

Sarah, the “Crazy Lady,” was a familiar sight,
roaming the streets any time of day or night.
Her foul body odor announced her...

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Categories: howled, crazy, depression, hurt, mental illness, pain,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Confetti
Our wedding dance was carried on a breeze,
We spun with the confetti round the hall,
Then life howled in and blew away our ease,
For time brings...

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Categories: howled, husband, i love you, marriage, wedding,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Strange Redemption
I stood as though reborn on mounded dirt,
which seemed so moist it strangely could assuage
the ache from bowels that howled from so much hurt.
Would ground...

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Categories: howled, tree,
Form: Sonnet



Anxious Dissolution
IV

A soul was broken to make room
For dusty halls and labyrinths.
A gossamer, nylon bed-sheet shroud
Enwraps the remnants of that mind.
And no excuses can be made;...

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Categories: howled, allegory, depression, introspection, sad, dream, cry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Whore and the Sea part 2
You know sailor man,
You woke the spirit in me
I thought you were drunken and carefree
I could not hope or dream
The whore of the seas must...

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Categories: howled, allegory, angel, destiny, french, imagination, universe,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Angel's in the Wind
It howled down the canyon 
Like a wolf on a ridge
No longer invisible
As it rocked the bridge

It came with a chill
It came with a bite
I...

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Categories: howled, faith, friendship, lost love, love
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sweet Citrus
I kissed July's hot tangerine lips
swam in cool aquamarine eyes
basked in blond and honey rays
dreamed in mango pomegranate sunsets 
of lime hillsides and marmalade roses
Years...

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Categories: howled, fruit, imagery, lost love, metaphor,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member FROM HUMBLE BEGINNINGS
FROM HUMBLE BEGINNINGS
 
As the bitter Northern wind howled in the grey early morn,
Sat a young child half frozen, looking sad and forlorn,
He came from...

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Categories: howled, poverty,
Form: Rhyme
Bad Poem
One day I delivered a poem
one that seemed to be premature
so I swaddled her up
and set her aside
to grow 'til I felt reassured

How she yowled...

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Categories: howled, humor, humorous, silly, word play, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Witch at Inverness
Please take this time to steer your thoughts
To a wretched land of lochs and glens.
Where a village was tasked and the people fraught
At the woe...

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Categories: howled, adventure, children, magic,
Form: Rhyme
A Rattling Rhyme
Ride of the Scarecrow Clan

(To: Mittens) 

She was born in the corn on a cold misty morn,
the most beautiful cat on the farm.
(I must keep...

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© Eric Cohen  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: howled, beautiful, cat, jealousy, nursery rhyme,
Form: Rhyme
The Bunyip
“Who am I,” asked the Bunyip. “What am I doing here?”
“Please tell me,” begged the Bunyip,” for my purpose isn’t clear.”

“No answer!” came the stern...

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Categories: howled, allegory, children, funny, love
Form: Couplet
Premium Member ashes fall from the joss stick: finger bone
My name is Devi, a foolish name really for it means Angel, and I certainly am not. The city of Phnom Penh had been our...

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Categories: howled, death,
Form: Prose Poetry
The Owl and the Coyote
A lonesome coyote howled deep in the wood
And a MOST unwise owl somehow misunderstood
Oh, alas and alack!
She rashly hooted back
(And she hooted as hard as...

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Categories: howled, funny, nature,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member A Bossy Old Cow - For Contest
A bossy old cow in the street

was rolling while licking its teat!

When it howled like a cat,

I thought: What’s up with that?

Can bossy old cows...

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Categories: howled, animal,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member the meaning of Easter
jesus died and jerusalem went black
the wind howled and the sky thundered loudly
people ran in fear as the earth moaned
but the beloved stayed
jesus was buried...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: howled, death, easter, good friday, religion,
Form: Ekphrasis
Premium Member first halloween
children's laughter...
a boy and girl carve out
a jack-o-lantern

Deep orange pumpkin gutted
The scent of roasted brown seeds

gasps...
the small lantern's grin and eyes are lit
by flickering candle...

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Categories: howled, halloween,
Form: Rengay
first halloween
children's laughter

a boy and girl carve out

 a jack-o-lantern

 

deep orange pumpkin gutted 

the scent of roasted brown seeds




gasps - -

the small lantern's grin and...

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© jack horne  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: howled, halloween,
Form: Rengay
Premium Member Neighborhood lunch - Jan Allison Style

Neighborhood lunch 

I once saw a cat very hyper
This fine feline needed a diaper
For when she would go
She put on a show
Meowing for someone to...

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Categories: howled, humor, pets,
Form: Limerick
A Book of Soul for The Heartwarmer
One individual called "she" stepped into the sheets of a life story
Sheets that used to be occupied
She walked back and stopped at a chapter which...

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Categories: howled, life, thank you, uplifting, house, old,
Form: Prose Poetry
Entwined
his kiss haunted her, howled at her, it edged through the crowd
just to daunt at her, this was a cold she had never known, blown
winds...

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Categories: howled, assonance, desire, innocence, lust, passion,
Form: Free verse
Gift of a friend
I remember meeting you,
I was young girl lost,
You reached your hand and showed me the entrance to twilight,
Between heaven and earth,
We dances on the crystal...

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Categories: howled, friendship, love, passion, travel, visionaryme, autumn,
Form: Free verse
The Dogs Of Warsaw
They slipped their chains and spread their brains
On walls of bricks and mortar,
Bared their teeth in their belief,
Prepared themselves for slaughter.

Howled aloud in the smoke...

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© Tony Bush  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: howled, death, history, loss, people, sad,
Form: Verse