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Best Hummed Poems

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


Premium Member John Lennon

On the day 
that John Lennon died, 
people were just going 
about their business 
as they did every day. 

Mark David Chapman 
was reading 
Catcher In The Rye 
void of his holy self.
 He...

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Categories: hummed, music,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member In Dreams, Her Spirit Sallied Forth: with Lin Lane
In Dreams, Her Spirit Sallied Forth: with Lin Lane

Through frigid months, she waited for Spring rains
to give relief and ease heartbroken pains,
Nature will award that...

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Categories: hummed, appreciation, art, creation, marriage, meaningful, passion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Silence of the stars
Mandolin melodies harmonised horizons,
yet the only strings being strummed
were those of my heart.

In the midst of enchanting melodies,
where nothing else mattered, but her,
we wandered barefoot,...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hummed, love, romance,
Form: Romanticism
In Dreams, Her Spirit Sallied Forth: with Robert Lindley
Through frigid months, she waited for Spring rains
to give relief and ease heartbroken pains,
Nature will award that which Life commands
placing her true love, in its...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hummed, loneliness, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Lind68868 Medley
Sailing

the soft wind blows across
the lively bay as sailing boats
zigzag merrily here and there
their colourful sails fill
till they return home at sunset

Dream

I dream I fly...

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Categories: hummed, boat, dream, love, mother daughter,
Form: Free verse



A Visit From Santa Claus
It was Christmas Eve, not a soul made a sound,
And not so much as a mouse could be found,
The children had hung their stockings on...

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Categories: hummed, christmas, eve, fantasy, holiday, tribute,
Form: Epic
Another Day
A torch carried on forever, indeed,
for the aggressive rhymer in me,
is alive again, unshackled and freed,
rising to challenge another day, I see.

As I found myself...

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Categories: hummed, art, life, poets, success, time, tribute,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Fall of The Winter King
The Fall of The Winter King    

He had risen to power
fueled by a vicious and ruthless determination
to reclaim a lost throne.

His tactics...

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Categories: hummed, flower, nature, seasons, spring,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Sunbonnet

She shuffled by our house, so slow and bent,
No second thought of where the lady went.
On her return, no one around to see.
A shaded path,...

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Categories: hummed, age, body, bullying, care, caregiving, culture,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Poetic Waters
Hummed poetic waves,
Soothing whispers of the sea;
Calm reciting surge.
...

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Categories: hummed, nature, sea
Form: Haiku
A Magic Adventure Of Peter The Pan
A Magic Adventure of Peter The Pan/AKA Peta The Fwying Pan

Peter was a fine young pan with blue eyes
Like all the other pans his age,...

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Categories: hummed, allegory, depression, faith, family, fantasy, children,
Form: Personification
Premium Member When I Refused to Ride with Death
written while pondering Emily Dickinson's poem about death (I borrowed her first line.)

When I refused to ride with Death
He tied my hands and feet,
Then tossed...

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Categories: hummed, death, parody,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Long and Short Of It
I awakened about midnight in the middle of the day.
I was crawling swiftly toward you as I slowly raced away.
I hummed a merry melody that...

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Categories: hummed, funnyhappy, me, girl, happy, me, i
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Love under the Moonlight
Lilac lavender leaves fluttered ethereally
over the smooth sea of the placid lake.
A shimmer of light shone over the calm waves,
as they rolled silently and collectively...

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Categories: hummed, love, moon,
Form: Free verse
Last night while you were sleeping
Last night while you were sleeping, I could not help myself. I had a silent story for you, I just had to tell. 

I drew...

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Categories: hummed, art, devotion, girlfriend-boyfriend, happiness, inspirational, love,
Form: Rhyme
The Fairy Tale
THE FAIRY TALE

Long ago, far away
As the elderly birch trees say
There lived a beautiful girl, in the castle of misty dreams,

Her eyes were abyssal,covered by...

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Categories: hummed, beauty, feelings, imagery, princess, rainforest,
Form: Epic
A Song of A Tiger Living Free
Ample vicissitudes we both had faced
after the  blood-curdling shipwreck while on voyage
trapped in a warren, dreams sailed in a haze
my young master bravely tamed...

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© lg ds  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hummed, adventure, animal, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Admiration For the Person You Have Become
My Lovely Children
A Gift You Are

Who would have thought I would be blind
To eternal sunshine that’s mind

The day you were born was the beginning
My heart's...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hummed, child, love,
Form: Rhyme
The weeping fish orchestra
I once awoke into a dream
And there I saw a sight.
Adrift, a draft of Daffodils
Breezed on a hard day's night.

Still looking up and at the...

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Categories: hummed, humor, humorous, nonsense, daffodils,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member SPEAK NO EVIL


When crepuscular shadows loomed in a bay
to grate upon this opulent view’s grandeur,
my visceral thoughts reeled like windmills
where breaths heaved low, desultory the mind.
Gazing at...

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Categories: hummed, anger, lost love, peace,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member SHERIFF'S LAST RIDE

When visions crawl into his dream
to grate against a hilltop’s ire,
a sheriff flicks like soft campfire
where hazy winds dip low ,midstream.
Bandit frays stab a roguish...

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Categories: hummed, nostalgia, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Bringing Life To All
Thunder and lightning ruled the black night
As the frightened young mother struggled 
Beads of sweat ran down her pretty face
The old midwife calmly sponged off...

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Categories: hummed, caregiving, dedication, health, imagination, lifehusband, old,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member LAUGHTER THAT NEVER GREW



Weary... my footsteps reach a dark alley
as kohl light pushes stars into tender
tempest; notes from an old man's
weeping guitar choke my lungs droning, droning---
as if...

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Categories: hummed, absence, love, , Lullaby,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Light On the Devil's Chord - Day 6
Upon this date he spoke no more of the preceding moments, 
Tearing and hurling insult upon insult
In several directions, his tongue whipped and scorched me,
And...

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Categories: hummed, adventure, character, gothic, heart, love, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member With Gift in Hand
With Gift in Hand (Cornish Sonnet) 


He went in search of love’s abode;
far off she lived in solitude.
Along the narrow winding road,
in awe partook of...

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Categories: hummed, love, poetry,
Form: Sonnet