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Best Hum Poems

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


Premium Member Love in the Silence of the Soul



As a young boy
Sitting in a pew
The winter darkness pressing down
Candlelight waves from hidden drafts
Shadows danced on the walls

I heard the words destined to me
“Be...

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Categories: hum, death, love, sorrow,
Form: Narrative



The Best Poem Ever
~The best poem ever~

Without saying a word I’m going to go where no one has gone before.
A twilight zone, only God and I know of....

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Categories: hum, death, words, heart, heart,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Hallelujah - From the Mouth of Babes - with Silent One
The Guardian
		Melodic lullabies echo	
		As heart strings strum secret chords
		As transcendental images appear
		Stargazers are lost for words
		Kaleidoscopic Illuminations
		Paint the sky in optimistic light
		Hope descends in serene...

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Categories: hum, anti bullying, courage, hope, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Love - An Explosive Rant

she was all like - there's something i have to tell you
but before she gets to say it
his ex wife shows up

he's all like -...

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Categories: hum, love,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Northern Slaves
In the silent breathing of night,
treading through 
the darkness and the hush
(A heavy band of slave)
like black ants snaking
through the forlorn distance.
Grieving with tears
Of yesterdays...

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Categories: hum, emotions, metaphor, sad, slavery,
Form: Free verse



Sand Dollar Dreams
It's quiet here - quiet in a way that catches me off guard. The tranquility is almost tangible, something I can touch and hold and...

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Categories: hum, memory, nature,
Form: Haibun
The Music of the Wind
Helicopter seeds
from my maple tree
drift down,
swaying
back 
and 
forth
from the strong branches above.
They all fall around me,
I am encapsulated by the swirling seedlings.
Snug within their warmth,
the...

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Categories: hum, 9th grade, love, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Counting Seconds-The Rewrite

i sit lonely. 

the crowded restaurant is thick with sound 

i pick away at it 

moving back into the stagnant silence 
of my own comfort

the...

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Categories: hum, mental illness,
Form: Prose
Premium Member The Turnip and the Cabbage
A Turnip and a Cabbage
    are walking down the street.
This may seem a might peculiar 
    as they hadn't...

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Categories: hum, adventure, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Acid Rain
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Categories: hum, music, nostalgia
Form: Choka
In Lieu of the Rodeo
	Oh cripes I’ve gotta tell yer of a horror ride I had,
	That beat any bronc or bull I’ve rode, and I must say I’m glad,
	I’ll...

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Categories: humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Can't get high enough
I started sucking my thumb until it looked like a plumb
Things didn't feel any better so I poured a glass of rum
Some will imagine I'm...

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Categories: hum, addiction,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ugly Gray Rock

An ugly gray rock, so I kicked it along,
     Musing on memories, humming a song.

Jagged and rough, I gave it no...

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Categories: beauty, humanity, metaphor, nature, ocean, people,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member I'm just getting started
i'm just getting started
unraveling the threads
of this tattered lonely soul
sewn so long ago

apparition's crooked hands
grapples the rusty needle
as she unsteadily threads the eye
...flashback to childhood...

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Categories: hum, child, mother, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Anthem For An Introvert
A fitting anthem for
an introvert like me-
Simon & Garfunkel's
scrumptious harmony
of “I Am A Rock”
spoke oodles to me
in its painful poignancy
bouncing buoyantly
on declarations
of independency
needing no one
utterly...

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Categories: hum, feelings, how i feel, inspiration, music,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Maid of Orleans
Reflecting in her garden sits a winsome little maid;
She holds a purple flower like the circlet that she made
And wrapped about her braids to grace...

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Categories: hum, christian, conflict, courage, england, history,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member BREATH OF LOVE

Within each heave grows mild a tender sight
That follows your beat through the hem of night
Where I become a whisper of moon’s delight
To cuddle each...

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Categories: hum, daughter, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Hound Dog Tale
As the 
story
goes...

A
pesky
fly, 
came buzzing by
to rest and munch
and eat his lunch
and have some fun
on the hound dog's 
nose.

The old dog
snoozed 
without a clue
in the...

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Categories: hum, old,
Form: Free verse
Rainbows of Balloons
Rainbows of Balloons
(the friendship song)


You’ll find me down by the river
skipping stones in tune
to the great firs that hum
when the soft wind touches
their tops with...

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Categories: hum, friendship, song, spring,
Form: Lyric
The Days Before You
I no longer recall my yesterdays
or the ho-hum, mundane things I once did
The years I spent suspended in life's haze
Shielding the wounded heart,  I...

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Categories: hum, desire, love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member AUTISM
I rise at the center of...
Is it a room? This is a face.
There is motion, too fast, too clamorous.
Cryptic and opaque. Shapes shift
into my field...

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Categories: hum, me, mental illness, self, solitude,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member TO A LIGHTHOUSE




Sentinel of water’s beauty and breadth,
grand messenger of danger
so statuesque around an ocean's expanse--
O beaming guardian of light
Moon and waves crest upon dark of eve,
it’s...

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Categories: hum, devotion, light,
Form: Ode
My Five Senses


The pitch the peak of senses piqued
each completely


Let me see

searching my memory 
biking down Laurier
locking eyes with a hawk flying in the opposite lane
is probably...

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Categories: hum, senses, sensual,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member UNBEARABLE THIS LONGING




Closing the lamp as another year shuts off
I am between solitude and scream --
when dusk’s music aches like a groan
as brother's demise wraps veiled nights
in...

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Categories: hum, death, how i feel,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Music
MUSIC

The rythme progresses through me
Reaching to depths unknown
Leading me to another realm
Only I have ever gone

A place of solitude
Where I can be free
For my soul...

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Categories: hum, inspirational, music, me, music, life, me,
Form: Free verse