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Best Humped Poems

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


Lapping against the shoreline’s edge,
Fluid quartz-crystal of waves rush
through my toes . As I align home-made
paper boats wiggling against ebb tide,  
the looped hammock...

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Categories: humped, introspection, sea,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member To a camel
To a two humped camel
She must seem really odd
For her humps are both displaced
on the front of her strange bod

They must throw her off balance

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Categories: humped, funny,
Form: Quatrain
Don't ask me about my education
From time to time, people ask me
About my education.
Only then, I remember
I have no degrees or diplomas.
I attended no university either.
I hated textbooks and exams.

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Categories: humped, angel, anger, angst, anniversary, april, atheist,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member PUGNACIOUS
My son has a new dog called Brandy
By jingo that pup is so randy
He caused quite a to do
When he humped my left shoe
No wonder...

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Categories: humped, dog, humorous,
Form: Limerick

Just when I followed night's evanescing sheen
behind a  rock-- on this quiet lake,
the humped seashell  drifted on:

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Categories: humped, future, identity, introspection,
Form: Dramatic Verse

Fun with Animals
The Lion

The lion brags he’s the king of beasts
and on other animals feasts.
That boastful reputation doesn’t sit well
with animals who are edible.

The Rooster

The rooster is...

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Categories: humped, animal, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Listener
New York City is where people who are
disappearing go. It is very quiet
here, silent. A man and woman
made love below me. I could hear
the bedsprings...

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Categories: humped, city, feelings, new york, pain, sensual,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Villanelle: O What a wonderful world this sordid life could verily be
Villanelle: O! What a wonderful world this sordid life could be

O! What a wonderful world this sordid life could verily be
If only humans were not...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humped, jealousy,
Form: Villanelle
Judging Others By Appearance
Judging Others By Appearance

By Elton Camp

For some we have a hatred or fear 
Almost as soon as they come near 

The lady dressed just a...

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© Elton Camp  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humped, life, old, old, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
The old man and the mule
A faint outline appeared in the early morn 
a full moon still shed its light, dark shadows 
spread across the land casting an eerie 

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Categories: humped, life, old, work, old, time, work,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Shaggy Rug Dog
Once my dog humped the rug (yes, a shag!)
A new species was born. I could gag!
It is half carpet but
It is one half a mutt.

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Categories: humped, animal,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Old Maid Games
I recall a card game
probably extending back past the 1950s
called Old Maid.

There was also Authors
and a few other choices
less popular with me.
But Old Maid sticks...

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Categories: humped, earth, gender, health, humanity, humor, integrity,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Strange and the Stranger - A Short Story
Due to some rare, genetic disorder, Cliff was born with physical features that made him different from everyone else.  Although, most people would say...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humped, life,
Form: Narrative
Malcolm X
It is not as simple as merely changing one's name
You must understand the cauldron before that came
And the hustler's hair caught fire burning into red...

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Categories: humped, black african american, prayer, fire, fire,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Aquiline Nose
When I was a little girl,
Mother said to me
on my dad’s side there had been
a pure Cherokee.

I felt so proud that I had
in my ancestry

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Categories: humped, family,
Form: Quatrain
Jack's Frost
The grey mists of a sleeping dawn, cosetting birds still
wrapped up warm in bed, watch a stoat emerge from
its burrow and sprint across his meadow,...

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Categories: humped, children, death,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Limerick: Once a Stud Stallion in wild Mare charge
Limerick : Once a Stud Stallion in wild Mare charge

       for Rick Zablocki
   (as promised from the...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humped, fun,
Form: Limerick
Honor The Veteran
Honor The Veteran   

I saw him walking across the street
A little humped, with a touch of grey
"Veteran," was inscribed on the cap he...

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Categories: humped, inspiration, soldier, veterans day,
Form: Rhyme
The Synathroesmic Cow
Kooky cow,short- horned with humped back from east,
Thick white furs spotted like the jungle beast,
Your long brownish-black tail drives off the flies,
Thanks! O` egret for...

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Categories: humped, animal, nature,
Form: Quatrain
Fingers Too Short To Play Guitar
Fingers Too Short To Play Guitar

Trump has fingers which seem so short
And also is especially a poor sport
Not mature and intelligence does lack
Like Bernie has...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humped, humorous,
Form: Limerick
The Graveyard Shift
Darkest night and longest hours:
Hours to labor and
Hours to trip in the primitive ooze of repetition
Hours to catch up or trade for spare minutes,
Hours with...

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Categories: humped, fear, mystery, on work and working,
Form: Free verse
About a girl
The problem is her lips.
They don't form smiles any more than waves decide of their own accord 
to lift themselves up off of the ocean's...

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Categories: humped, love, universe,
Form: Free verse
how it all began
now the sun made love to the moon
in a transgender afternoon 
will be like you, will be like me 
blame fimininty, blame under Y trinity...

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Categories: humped, age, america, confusion, corruption, creation, gender,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Waltz of the Shell Creatures
Darkness sheets humped dunes
where shelled siblings scrabble upward
bearing heavy tide sands;
sea waves flourish primeval baton
directing perilous beach shuffle . . .
salt waters christen coined swimmers.


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Categories: humped, beauty, earth, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Flight with an eagle
I feel him close around me
his warmth penetrates 
melts my fears and stirs
we lift slowly quietly into the east 
flame greets us
fire the first of...

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Categories: humped, flying,
Form: Free verse