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Best Humdrum Poems

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

Premium Member Dancing with the Devil
Lost between the borders of heaven and hell,
confusion led to this story, one must tell.
Surrounded by a world full of violence,
I closed my eyes and...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humdrum, angst, introspection, psychological,
Form: Rhyme

Green - I have seen you somewhere within
Green - I have seen you somewhere within my evergreen soul
Where the Omniscient plays his flute
To rejuvenate the tired ones - scattered by the humdrum...

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Categories: humdrum, green, hope, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Part Time Poet
Part time poet 
Words crammed in breakfast bowls
and strung on washing lines

School-run sonnets
Metaphors in meeting rooms 
Potato-peeler rhymes  

Bath-time ballads
Humdrum moments phrased away
Time dissolved...

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Categories: humdrum, poetry, poets,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Joy
raged as 
fires glowed in
small frowzy shacks
that strange Georgia eve an angel was born.

The sky proclaimed that lives would re-arrange;
with Joy’s first cry,
the tempest
changed to


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Categories: humdrum, happiness, lifejoy,
Form: Tetractys
Searched within the walls of my feeble mind
In brain matter scattered, but could not find
proof that orange is just humdrum,
To this conclusion I have come...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humdrum, color,
Form: Limerick

Majestic Blue


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Categories: humdrum, appreciation, beauty, emotions, flower, i miss
Form: Free verse
Wright, write right
Real men eschew fright
In this place, wrongs are right
Traditional rites in daylight?
Expose how that day turned night

In that pen there is might
Take a...

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Categories: humdrum, africa, art, write,
Form: Acrostic
A Aworld Away
     By its very nature it is romantic and inspired. It sends out a message to snuggle ever closer. Thinkers are...

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© John Fox  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humdrum, freedom,
Form: Prose
Premium Member My measure

Bring me not the humdrum,

Just bring good things to me.

Fine wine, and cheeses

And books of poetry.

Let me debate a philosopher,

Let him steel my mind.

Then, we...

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© Gary Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humdrum, happiness, humorous, work,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Waltz the Puddles
Ballroom dances delight in rain,
While humdrum glances from windowpane.
Years passed, two scores plus some,
Destroy not, my childhood fun.
Amusement possesses nary a care.
Paltry peasants can don...

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Categories: humdrum, adventure, crazy, dance, fun, rain, vanity,
Form: Rhyme
Breeze Through Poetry
Amidst the chitter chatter, 
The cool breeze blows, 
In the hubbub of life,
Poetry freely flows;

Listen to its sweet murmur,
Reaching you through the din,
As the breeze...

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© Jo Daniel  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humdrum, cheer up, poetry,
Form: Quatrain
Beautiful as the Rose
Why art thou as beautiful as the rose?
Thine eyes unfathomable as its whirl,
Thy face not obscured by such humdrum hue
Locks of thine hair finer than...

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Categories: humdrum, beauty,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Not Paying Attention
I took it all for granted. 
The sky, the stars, the wind, 
the flowers, the grass, the trees.

I expected to see my friends every day.

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Categories: humdrum, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
Sailors In the Sky
Vultures on the wing high up in the sky
Careen in flight as they go sailing by
Tracing out patterns of vanishing lines
As they create most exquisite...

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Categories: humdrum, bird, flying, nature, sky,
Form: Quatrain
Apple Of My Eye
Shana Aubrey Harris – 
 whose existence begat by dada and da mama; aye
revel your bursting at figurative seams viz maturation, and know by
chatting over...

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Categories: humdrum, age, angel, appreciation, beautiful, birthday, blessing,
Form: Elegy
Am a silly old tree
Have leaves that remain still;
   Give shade to all, with good will;
Of ego, am free
   Am a silly old tree.

A vehicle...

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Categories: humdrum, community, environment, freedom, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Family Tree
Explorin' the branches of the family tree can be rather dicey.
Some ancestors could be famous, humdrum er downright spicy!
With bated breath I decided to take...

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Categories: humdrum, family, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Ordinary Is Love
ordinary is love
an ordinary man in life
a celestial light drove 
out, in a drain of night 
in swimming, his delight
a miracle 
of a dream,...

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Categories: humdrum, love,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member 2020 ReVolution
Numbers, numerals,
like words,
combinations of letters,
mean something,
sometimes more secular,
sometimes more sacred ecological.

Numerals and letters share sacred iconic human-intelligence root systems
within a bicameral ecology of mind-body nonduality,

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Categories: humdrum, beauty, culture, earth, health, math, trust,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member I'm Nuts About Cheerios Honey Nuts
Cheerios Honey Nuts will grace my bowl

   Their scrumptious flavor I shall e'er extol

      No bacon and eggs...

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Categories: humdrum, food, funny,
Form: Limerick
What Goes Up Must Come Down
Make your great escape
on a psychedelic carpet
through humdrum clouds of mundane life,
to a state of "I don't give a damn" euphoria.
Throw caution to the wind...

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Categories: humdrum, addiction,
Form: Fibonacci
Premium Member DUMB
I remember a girl from the slums who's life was really humdrum.

To peer pressure she would succumb so her so called friends started calling her...

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Categories: humdrum, beautiful, blessing, education, encouraging, endurance,
Form: Metrical Tale
the potato chip revolution
spawned in the summer of 1853
these sliced succulent deep fried wonders 
resulted from the demands of a complaining customer
whose bullshit led our man, a one,...

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Categories: humdrum, life
Form: Free verse
River Flow
O river waters, where are you going?
Rushing to the vast ocean again 
To be dissolved in the blue depths?
This humdrum floating you do -
Don’t you...

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Categories: humdrum, river,
Form: Etheree
Athena part II
You fill cavities in me I never knew were there
Like you dug inside and wildly bloomed
I felt your inviting light invade the sleep
‘Til I was...

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© Jessica VH  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humdrum, lost love, love, mythology,
Form: Rhyme