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Best Hums Poems

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


Recording/Re-playing/Recording/Re-playing
The farm
     and the porch light hums 
the sound of another 
orange dawn.

Burnt up – crisp
     ...

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Categories: hums, life, people, philosophy, time, visionary
Form: Free verse



Premium Member VOICE IN HIDING


Hiding here inside my closet, I feel safe in the dark
knowing on a pile of sheets lies my very psyche;
it's only a thought, yet I...

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Categories: hums, absence, voice,
Form: Free verse
A Chorus Sang Its Last Concerto
I walked in darkness along the shore
seeking solitude, nothing more
Thunder drummed from far away
a foreboding timpani, clouds began to play
They competed with the roar of...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hums, beach, emotions,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member Who Is Cutting Down The Trees In The Rain Forests
the lullaby of butterflies hums
in the early morning air.

a rounded light of gold 
above the purple clouds 
spots a blue filtered peak.

trees unite as one...

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Categories: hums, nature, , Lullaby,
Form: Free verse
Prides of Poseidon
When sea gods invisibly show their glory
They’re escorted by their elusive sea army;
Vow before them, their loud rhapsodic chords play,
As heard in light of blue...

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© lg ds  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hums, beauty, nature, sea,
Form: Sonnet



Premium Member Ancient Stones
Charcoal black tip of arrowhead,
among these ancient, stones - stained red

Heartbeats share rhythms of ghostly drums..
Winds carry haunting, chanting hums

I feel your blood, flow here...

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Categories: hums, native american,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member A PLACE CALLED BEAUTIFUL
There is a place called beautiful nestled deep in my mind's eye
Gingham curtains crisply pressed frame periwinkle summer sky
Brass kettle on the old gas stove...

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Categories: hums, beautiful, family, grandmother, imagery, memory, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Composer

Eyes closed he hums the melody

replaying in his mind each note 

in search of fitting instruments.


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Image no. 3
Paul Callus ~ 3rd January 2015
Contest: 3 by...

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Categories: hums, music,
Form: Verse
Premium Member In the House of Cinnamon
Thanksgiving fast approaches 
and the bustling has begun
in an enchanting house, 
the House of Cinnamon.
With children home for holiday, 
the voices that you hear
are sunny...

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Categories: hums, celebration, family,
Form: Rhyme
Security Blanket
Security Blanket 

No chance of rain tonight,
No bogeyman, when I turn off the lights.
A phrase I found and adore with the warmth of your security.
You...

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Categories: hums, baby, daughter, son, sweet, voice, drug,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Make Love To Me In That Ancient Place
The Bedouins, bequeathed with the sacred beauty of paradise harsh,
trusted guardians of jealous gorges and gifted groves
lead me from the Wadi Musa to the humble...

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Categories: hums, adventure, desire, history, love,
Form: Epic
Premium Member YOU ARE THE ONE

l.
Opening the closet of narra doors, I sweep through
organza skirts and  gemmed ringlets; my hair
ruffling aimlessly upon scalloped kerchiefs
smelling decade - old hyacinth, Mom’s...

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Categories: hums, longing, mother daughter,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member WHISPERS OF YOUR SOUL

As starlit night glows, half-lit cast
To blaze soul's faith along a dream 
And hears my wish ‘pon a river glassed,
That spills of love’s trails, agleam.
...

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Categories: hums, inspirational, peace,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member IN STILLNESS

At last, in the mute of twilight hums
I am possessed with silence shaven,
whiteness of peace touches the breath
melting the morsels of earth’s flesh
from soiled, weary...

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Categories: hums, change, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member One last deep sigh
In the morning storm
he hums like a bird,
but words do not form -
for he can't be heard.

Catatonic eyes,
reflect hypnotised.
As he holds back cries
he feels paralysed.

Anguish...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hums, depression, perspective, suicide,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sitting In My Deck Chair
The pale face of nature, of flowers and treetops
Has been lost without color, behind frost in the meadow
Under snow on the fence post, and the...

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Categories: hums, happiness, happy, nature, drink,
Form: Free verse
Words from the Oracle
We are in our fall before the season comes
Misting eyes and dropping a dandy heart
A sullen silence around the bee hive hums
History has no center...

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Categories: hums, allegory, philosophy
Form: Lay
Until They Shine
Wading through fragmented thoughts
Searching for one last poetic line
To slip around a shattered heart
Then shaped into a perfect bow
Pulsating softly like guitar strings
As they begin...

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Categories: hums, hope, inspiration, romantic,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Little Girl Barefooted and Grass Stain Knees
skies of rainbow blue as ocean moves
girl’s sassy swirls of soft tangled hair,
where pearls would dare clasp its curls

glow in her eyes special gentle blue
waves...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hums, adventure, childhood, girl,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Mister Joe Jangles
Mister Joe, poet, jangles loose change in his pocket,
Jogging memories and garnering thoughts as he walks.
For Mr. Joe's brain washes, tumbles and dries,
his gems of...

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Categories: hums, poetry, poets,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Behold
she hums a tune so joyful 
that all the songbirds hush
her countenance so lovely 
that all the flowers blush

her gown such shimmering glory
it makes the...

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© P.S. AWTRY  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hums, celebration, inspiration, love,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member ALL IS WELL


When lattice of tears dampen gloomy nights,
Cutting through a ragged shade, a moondust black
Remember me as your protective harbor , a sanctuary
With gentle arms outstretched...

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Categories: hums, 7th grade, angst, care, devotion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Galaxy spirals
My galaxy spirals in incubation of sacred dream 
The 5th element, silent and unseen 
Sparks the immortal flame within my skin
Spiritual mother turns my world...

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Categories: hums, deep,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I HAVE DIED SO LONG AGO
I have died so long ago.
The pieces of my bones were buried in Sheol.
It was so dark where I lay now.
My flesh is rotten and...

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Categories: hums, absence, abuse, death, hate, love hurts,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Another man's Clothes
The idea behind this poem came from reading a poem of the same title, written by Richard “Canadian Man-god” Lamoureux. Now, his poem went in...

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Categories: hums, games, life, lust,
Form: Prose Poetry