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Best Humus Poems

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


Premium Member The Old Oak Tree

         Oh I am but a simple leaf
         withering...

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Categories: humus, autumn, life, spring, summer,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Wake Up Oh Africa
With the heavy load you suffer
a substance not needed
yet drags you
cushioning your efforts
and deterring your pace, forgetting that
the Train is already moving
with passengers determined
for this...

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Categories: humus, africa, dark,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Tea Leaves On The Bosphorus
Tea Leaves On The Bosphorus

Seated at a table by the stirring water,
My eyes absorb the shore of Asia.
Minerets and aged worn stone
Stand haphazardly along the...

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Categories: humus, adventure, inspirational, life, love, places, romance,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Until a new dawn
Returning from the date, he hides impressions 
into the nooks and crannies of his mind
like a fed dog hides bones and then can’t find.
Don’t, filthy...

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Categories: humus, death, love, lust,
Form: Rhyme
in the farmer's song
so, i got to thinking
about all those words
planted in my language
where fertility grew them
to leave and stalk and pod

the farmer's words scatter
my fields like seed...

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© Goode Guy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humus, inspirational, nature, on work and working,
Form: Free verse



She is the liquid night
She is the liquid night
The fluid obsidian chalice
She engulfs me

Her breath is frangipani
It is the air I breathe
She permeates me 

In her starlit vision
In her...

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Categories: humus, desire, love, lust, sensual, woman,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Boy / Bridgeport CT 1981
The images plucked from a full soft drive like over blown berries
threatening to fall……blasted to the humus. Swing chains creak.
The high-backed, heart carved, chalk white,...

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Categories: humus, childhoodhouse, school, house, school, boy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A rich girl dreaming of poverty
If she were poor, she would go to the rough side
and talk to tough strangers with rough haversacks.

Having done that, she would go in their...

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© Julia Ward  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humus, humorous, imagination,
Form: Free verse
Purple Majesty
We had saved our precious stock of grandpa’s grape
prepared the ground and amended the soil.
After laying out the orchard, we planted cuttings with our own...

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Categories: humus, family, life, work, work, rain, birth,
Form: Villanelle
Undefined stream of consciousness
After all is said and done, cliché style
(Forgive me if this does not rhyme, I'm moving
Past rhyme for the sake of rhyme)
You will have gone...

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Categories: humus, perspective, philosophy, rap, slam, words, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Born To Live-Difficult to Conquer
The birth place of world war II
after an invasion void of any declaration.
Stamps on history’s book by feminine hands
to ascertain the first death sentence of...

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Categories: humus, community, education, environment, history, nature,
Form: Ode
Premium Member Leaving On A Jet Plane
Oh the wondrous glow of an English Rose
seductive she glides along foreign skies,
words that are spoken in this tongue she chose
whence where she will dwell...

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Categories: humus, miss you,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Precious Ability
Precious Ability
The brain, the instincts, the beauty, the health, the years the courage.
I thank him who "has all power" for these gifts by using them.!
The...

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Categories: humus, courage, god, life,
Form: Prose
To Be, or Not To Be: That is the Question.
To be, or not to be: that is the question.

O’, to be unseen by the hands of the greater good!
Fettered with ignorance, a bliss more...

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Categories: humus, dedication, life, people, philosophy, visionarystars, time,
Form: Free verse
Oregon Trail

In-pine-sweet air
In humus soil
Is where I rest, away from care,
And trail weary toil.

One morning feathers filled the air,
With wooden shafts that sped
And left this traveler...

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© Steve Eng  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humus, history
Form: Verse
Premium Member Drogman, Translation of Pierre Emmanuel's Drogman by T Wignesan
 Drogman*, Translation of Pierre Emmanuel’s Drogman by T. Wignesan

My mother, illustrious in the kingdoms of the Orient
Is seated surrounded by water
The water forms a...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humus, absence, mother,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Yellowstone, 1995 or Thereabouts

	
	I can hear the water, 
	a giggle almost, 
	in the small cold spring 
	by which I sat
	that foggy morning, 
	sketchbook, pen, and watercolors in hand....

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Categories: humus, nature, spring, flower, flower, spring, giggle,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member AbNormalOriginals
Setting aside richly incorporated through homeless economies,
we have three political ways
to compare a population's internal status:
a. Aboriginal populations,
b. Immigrants--sometimes appearing as multiculturing creolic waves,
c. EmPowered...

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Categories: humus, betrayal, christian, health, humanity, humor, immigration,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member FullColor Revolutions
We might
we must
we mightily engage color's radical invitation
toward democracy,
in which black camouflages equal opportunity,
creolizes equivalent enculturations
of diversity's tones and hues
and historic chilling cries.

We could thereby...

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Categories: humus, color, community, creation, culture, health, integrity,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member SLIPPING INTO GRAY HOURS



Soft, moist clay settles on humus of the earth 
Whispering winds brushing drags of my girth
And graveyards dressed in gauze know he is there
While sorrow...

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Categories: humus, lost love, heart, heart, me,
Form: Couplet
Good fruit
Good fruit is born of good tree
Good tree grow from good seed free
Good seed needs good ground to grow
Good ground is clay endowed with humus...

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Categories: humus, allegory, dream, fruit,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member ReStoring OurSelves
"In restoring the land, I restore myself."
       Franz Dolp

We long ago started bilateral tree balancing information
for mind and land...

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Categories: humus, creation, culture, earth, health, integrity, remember,
Form: Political Verse
GAMES OF NATURE
Lying about like a flimsy 
rag,
Which have had its 
journey aided by the wind,
We daily watch the 
games played by the 
agents of nature,
That are...

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Categories: humus, imagination
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Trees For Life Against Death
Imagine with me
if you would be so kind
to assume each relationship with a tree
as iconic,
at least worth the sacred paper
humane scripture is written on
a timbered...

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Categories: humus, earth, health, imagination, integrity, political, psychological,
Form: Free verse
Eyes In The Tall Grass
Refined smells of life ripening sunlight
Distil the dawn with sharp visions to reinvigorate
I’m seen through eyes in the tall grass
Drinking life from fresh air's revitalising...

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Categories: humus, nature,
Form: Rhyme