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Best Humphrey Poems

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


Ode to Humphrey
The"tail" I have to tell, starts off really sad.
My sweet doggie Murphy died and my heart, it hurt so bad.
Until one day in early spring,...

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Categories: humphrey, angel, baby, beautiful, bereavement, care, caregiving,
Form: Ode



Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's A Faithful Private - 5 Homage to Humphrey Jennings by T Wignesan
Translation of Eric Mottram’s A Faithful Private 5 Homage to Humphrey Jennings by T. Wignesan

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humphrey, ocean, pollution, sea,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member SIR HUMPHREY DAVY
SIR HUMPHREY DAVY
By James Edward Lee Sr.

Abominated gravy
He lived in the odium,
of having discovered sodium

12/09/17...

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Categories: humphrey, poetry,
Form: Clerihew
Horrendous Hobyah Hordes Hijack Hamptonshire
The Scots, by God,
They drove them out,
With a single Yorkie
At their heels a' yappin'
The Hobyahs tried to fly
Their arms they were a flappin'

Some managed to...

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© tom bell  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humphrey, adventure, imagination, parody, people, recovery from...,
Form: Burlesque
Premium Member Film Noir
Film Noir

By the lampost at night
with the pale moon shining bright
but obscured by the fog
I saw her in the harbor
standing where my boat lay moored
but...

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Categories: humphrey, remember,
Form: Dramatic Verse



Nostalgia: K-8
I remember in kindergarten,
I and a few friends were put on the yellow light,
the light of shame, for playing tic-tac-toe on the Spanish room tables.
oh...

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Categories: humphrey, adventure, childhood, history, life, nostalgia, teen,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Trouble
This morning's sidewalk is cold and gray,
traffic sparse.
Coffee awaits, if my secretary remembers.
My head circulating thoughts from a case,
I reluctantly took on yesterday.
I'm usually more...

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Categories: humphrey, conflict,
Form: Prose
Hide the Details

Everybody got a Hollywood life story
to tell
More meat on the bone
give juicier bites 
to sell
Nobody ever turns in a tarnished silver screenplay
Those warts and mistakes
get...

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Categories: humphrey, allegory, fun, metaphor, word play,
Form: Vogon
The Trace of My Rose
The Trace of My Rose

Lie down my precious, close your eyes
Relax yourself, get ready for a sensuous surprise
Its stem is long, free of all thorns
Its...

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Categories: humphrey, black african american, i love you,
Form: Blank verse
Leading Men
Errol Flynn a swashbuckler
he was also a wrangler

Jack Webb loved LA
gave us Joe Friday

Kevin Bacon brought us footloose
many years after Mother Goose

Humphrey Bogart had many...

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Categories: humphrey, men, nostalgia,
Form: Couplet
UFO Limerick(unidentified faulty organization)
Echoes heard from Mars to Pluto
Sound the alarm on alien radio
Jupiter cried, cause Saturn's ring was lost
"Repeat" no matter the cost!
Heathcare for all, pay it...

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Categories: humphrey, funny, political
Form: Limerick
Premium Member People Are People!
we are one people!
earth belongs to all people!
equal rights for all!


Tribute to Hubert Humphrey, from my great State of Minnesota....I shook his hand once.
(my 350th...

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Categories: humphrey, inspirational
Form: Senryu
I DON'T KNOW
 I   DON’T  KNOW

So what’s wrong with saying “I don’t know”
When your poem is good,   and feels just so?
A technical...

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Categories: humphrey, funny,
Form: Couplet
Dead Beat Policy
A wingding Aussie will be defined as any single person thru to a minority group determined  to be making a complaint containing false information...

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Categories: humphrey, political,
Form: I do not know?
Trial by Combat
Driver Leon Humphrey
Upset at his traffic ticket
Demanded a trial by combat
Said the DMV could pick it
Samuair sword or Ginzu knife
Or even a heavy hammer
Despite Humphrey's...

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Categories: humphrey, car, judgement,
Form: Rhyme
Soldiers
We ran deep into the woods 
 from the other side of the wire
 an enemy came with me. 
Stripping our uniforms bare 
we hid...

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Categories: humphrey, courage, friend, friendship, humanity, love, soldier,
Form: Free verse
What Am I
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Categories: humphrey, people, sciencelight, light,
Form: Concrete
The Price Of Missing You
The Price Of Missing You


Thinking of you
I’m missing you
I can call you
But I can’t hold you
Distance has denied me 
The pleasure of kissing you 
The...

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Categories: humphrey, love, passion, romantic,
Form: Prose Poetry
Your Eyes
Your Eyes

Your eyes
Your eyes
As I look inside
I smile at your prize
The eyes are the windows to the soul
But as an added bonus
Your eyes are the...

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Categories: humphrey, love, romance, romantic,
Form: Blank verse
How My Family Has Voted Over the Years
My great-grandfather had amassed extensive knowledge.
If anyone knew politics, he was the man.
He was a graduate of an Ivy League college.
He was a three-time supporter...

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Categories: humphrey, family, funny, cousin,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Highway 61, North Shore, Minnesota
Oh! wind those windows down!
Gitchigumi, race your breath through my soul!

fill me with the strength your sons
Hubert and Walter gave us!

Oh Highway 61...bring me to...

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Categories: humphrey, inspirational, lifeme, me, race,
Form: Free verse
History Museums
History museums
Never seem to let me down,
No matter what the country
Or the city or the town.

From homes and music of the past
To cars and toys...

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Categories: humphrey, history,
Form: Rhyme
Will Stop Poetry Writing
Will Stop Poetry Writing

Sometimes I will stop poetry writing
Another thing may seem more inviting
After much further review and scrutiny
Read about movie called "Caine Mutiny."

Actually, really...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humphrey, allegory, analogy,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Mind bendingly Real
I wake from a bad dream 
Hey there new man
That’s what they said to me
Hey there how’s it been lately?
I stand, look and see

Elvis, Martin...

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Categories: humphrey, appreciation, cool, crazy, dream,
Form: Free verse
Monkey
I once met a monkey,
the monkeys name was Humphrey.
Humphrey did confront me,
he did it bold and bluntly.
What happend next I haven't a clue.... the grumpy...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humphrey, animal,
Form: Rhyme