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Best Hundreds Poems

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


Premium Member The Sowing
Upon the wind sheltered hillside,
the sharp tang of metal and the sting of salt air lay
over a field of blood-red poppies, no Flanders Field.

At years...

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Categories: hundreds, devotion,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member How Poetry Began
That thing that we call poetry -
when asked where it began,
I’d say it started beautifully
before the dawn of man!

It glistened on the oceans
before man came...

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Categories: hundreds, nature, poetry,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member A Small Bouquet Of My Word Groupings

you were an infant
i would sing a song i created for you

'there's a baby in my arms
there's a baby in the mirror
but honey 
there's not...

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Categories: hundreds, appreciation, celebration, childhood, daughter, encouraging, faith,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 'BEACH BUDDIES' COLLECT 'STUFF' - FOR CONTEST
Twice a month on our tiny little Isle
A group of heroes go that extra mile
Wearing protective clothing they clean the beach
Removing vast amounts of rubbish...

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Categories: hundreds, appreciation, beach, beauty, care, environment, pollution,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Letter Sent
I am writing to you because I know you have a wish.
I have been thinking diligently about your wish. It is not
going to be easy...

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Categories: hundreds, love,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member Rabbits on the Ark
God told old Noah to build an ark,
To make it out of gopher bark.
Noah did as he was asked,
And worked until he completed the task.

Then...

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Categories: hundreds, animal, bible, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Here in Paradise
Marmalade 
drips from 
the sky,
and all around me, the world is awash
      in vibrant orange splendor
splashed    ...

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Categories: hundreds, sun,
Form: Free verse
Awaken the Dawn
The east began blushing behind the trees
While the moon hung over the lea
And the velvet of night turned to sapphire hue
Like the blue of a...

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Categories: hundreds, naturesun,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Paris the 13th
Paris the 13th

Tears, my tears fall to wine
As I can not comprehend this horrendous crime
Men filled with such spiteful hate
Islamic teachings seal their fate
Kill and...

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Categories: hundreds, death, dedication, freedom, humanity, november, obituary,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member A Tree
A Tree

I’m a tree lining a country road
Along with hundreds of other
Trees in the direction of a verdant
Forest—full of scenic wonder and 
Teaming with life.

All...

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Categories: hundreds, creation, god, imagery, journey, magic, metaphor,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member A Rose by any other name ---
Through the hushed whisper of the breeze
Flowing through the majestic circling pine trees
I sense that I have stepped
Into a sacred hallowed space

A GARDEN OF ROSES

A...

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Categories: hundreds, beauty, humanity, love, peace, world war
Form: Ode
Moonless Nights over South Sudan
Moonless Nights over South Sudan

heartless Moon, don’t tell me
that you weren’t looking 
when soulless soldiers dragged me
from my mama’s terrified arms
in our village in Rubkona...

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Categories: hundreds, africa, children, grief, horror, sad, violence,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member ONCE UPON A TIME
 






I was born on the closing days of
The second World War  
In a small village of north-west of Greece
Up on the mountains.

The country...

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Categories: hundreds, age, life, nature, technology,
Form: Bio
Refolding the Paper Crane
I tried folding a paper crane again the other day
  and  it didn't turn out right

tracing back my folds,
I knew I missed somewhere

unfolding,...

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Categories: hundreds, dedication, life, recovery from...,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Our World Changing, Not For The Better
It's not hard to see or tell this world of ours 
Isn't the same as it used to be. Granted, it has 
Never been perfect,...

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Categories: hundreds, anger, emotions, life, political, simile, world,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Blossoms and Bubbles
     In a magical forest among the purple ice plants
     the queen fairy floats by inside a...

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Categories: hundreds, beauty, dance, fairy, fantasy, flower, fun,
Form: Couplet
Our Last Kiss
A string of white pearls adorned her neckline

accenting that perfect little yellow dress

 her silken hazel hair pulled back

showing off a most angelic face

she was...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hundreds, kiss, loss, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member PART 2 - Earthbound Angels Made of Stone - An Epic

Those evil thorns of bitterness
That couldn't bear to see
This child so loved and so adored
By their father
Captain Lee

Until one day in early May
When she went...

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Categories: hundreds, abuse, angel, baby, black african american,
Form: Personification
Premium Member A Mother's Ears
A Mother’s Ears


A mother’s ears become magic
the minute she hears her newborn cry—
nature turns up the volume
like at no other time.

The slightest cry, whimper, sneeze,...

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Categories: hundreds, baby, dedication, mother,
Form: Free verse
LUDIC
English is not a language 
one can ever get ahead of--
there are just too many words! 
Like 'ludic; for example: meaning
playful, in the sense of...

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Categories: hundreds, humorous, language,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The White Stallion Arrives
The White Stallion Arrives


The White horse came in so very fast
with purpose and great deeds to last
Arriving in a spirited tour de force
evil alerted, took...

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Categories: hundreds, conflict, dark, deep, dream, light, power,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Expendable for a Cause
A young man carrying a green duffel bag
over his shoulder shifts when he walks.
Off to war for our country and flag.
No military knowledge with little...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hundreds, bereavement, soldier, war,
Form: Quatrain
The Sad Tragic Tale of Dennis Lloyd Martin
His parents' worst nightmare that left them disheartened
is the sad tragic tale of Dennis Lloyd Martin

On a family outing at Cades Cove park
Dennis, his brother...

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Categories: hundreds, dark, death, mystery, scary,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Poetry and Me

My sweetest memories flow from my pen -
romance living on from remembering when.
Dreams I'm still living and dreams I've seen flee -
These are a part...

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Categories: hundreds, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member DISUNITY THEN UNITY
DISUNITY THEN UNITY
 
Last Episode of Pure Fantasy.

Fireball always seems to take center stage,
Except in the last episode it was with absolute rage,
Echoman has secretly...

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Categories: hundreds, universe, war,
Form: Free verse