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Best Hung Poems

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


Hidden Beauty
Hidden beauty resides not in the grace like charms
Of coy smiles 
Painted across a gentle Madonnas face.
Nor is she vested within the chastened vows
Of saintly...

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Categories: hung, beauty,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member THE MALE MENOPAUSE - please feel free to join in the collaboration
Ted’s libido has now gone astray
He refused a quick roll in the hay
So what could be the cause -   
It’s the male menopause...

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Categories: hung, age, body, humorous, men,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member A Soup Bowl Full of Christmas
Twas the night before Christmas, when all thru the Soup bowl,
Not a poet was writing, not even the musing mole.
All their pens were hung by...

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Categories: hung, christmas, family, silly,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Amidst the Fallen Petals
He was ever gentle with her
always careful
composed
never passing the boundaries
never asking too much
a man of his culture
and bearing
didn’t move too fast

She was a flower
pristine...virginal
a flower...

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Categories: hung, longing, love,
Form: Free verse
Cradled in the Arms of Midnight
Aloft, the gem was mounted in black velvet skies
A refulgent pearl, surrounded by glistening stars
Cradled in the arms of midnight, it hung in disguise,
exquisite as...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hung, moon,
Form: Rhyme



Northern Slaves
In the silent breathing of night,
treading through 
the darkness and the hush
(A heavy band of slave)
like black ants snaking
through the forlorn distance.
Grieving with tears
Of yesterdays...

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Categories: hung, emotions, metaphor, sad, slavery,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Redneck Santa
T'were the night after Christmas, 'n' the house was all dark.
Not much money for 'lectric in the ol' trailer park.
Ma waitin' tables at the club...

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hung, christmas, parody,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Happy Solitude, COLLABORATION WITH POET DESTROYER A
(This theme coincidentally matched up with another contest I recently
entered, so I revised my sonnet and then PD graciously extended this
idea of a day of...

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Categories: hung, nature, silence,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member When I Talk to You
When I talk to you, I'm talking to the wall -
to photos arranged across from where you hung the paintings
made by your own two hands....

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Categories: hung, absence, woman,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member SUMMER'S END
      SUMMER’S END *

Down her meadow’s sweetness
By name of Summer’s End
This smallish thatch work cottage
With it’s proper artful sign
Hung at...

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Categories: hung, summer,
Form: Free verse
Held aloft
We'd laid old George to rest the week before,
at ninety-one he now rejoined his wife,
no heirs to his estate, so one thing more
to do, and...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hung, heartbreak,
Form: Sonnet
A Little Snowflake
There once was a little snowflake
that was beautiful, cold and white
He was created up high within the clouds
during a storm one winters night

There were millions...

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Categories: hung, beautiful, children, snow, weather, winter,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Beautiful Day
Awake... my first breath in the quiet of an April dawn
becomes a halted gasp, caught and hung in mid air
A warm, silent smile deepens as...

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Categories: hung, seasons,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Insanity Music
Last year, her imagination went double
So she ignored her previous schedule.
She put all her dreams inside of clear jars,
Decorated with different, assorted stars.

She believed if...

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Categories: hung, change, character, conflict, confusion, depression, mental
Form: Rhyme
An Open Window

I watch this world pass by, 
miracle after miracle, 
overcome with thoughts 
of life and death - 
heated in a buttery sky;
the air melts into...

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Categories: hung, faith, imagery, inspiration, jesus, love,
Form: Free verse
Gold Star
I remember as a young boy, going out to play, I would sometimes see old Mr. Kimball, sitting on the steps of his porch, often...

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Categories: hung, childhood, war, war, star, blue, me,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member He Was My Sun
He was my sun, my one and only son,
attired as a cowboy for the day. 
And so I handed him a little gun
of fastened random...

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Categories: hung, war,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member The 50's
There was a time when I was young
To share an era that begun
From music to the fashion trend
TV shows and history
Fads and other mysteries
I saw...

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Categories: hung, remember, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
AWAKE
AWAKE  ~ IN and OUT ~

Spring arising, before morning light,
I walk under the new epic sun
The aroma of yesterday, gone
Today's the day that will...

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Categories: hung, addiction, adventure, betrayal, cute love, day,
Form: Free verse
Before the Rain is Gone
She kept it all inside her
and never spoke a word,
though her thoughts flew and darted
like a trapped and frantic bird.

Inside her was a garden
that was...

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Categories: hung, fantasy, imagination, naturerain, blue, sea, blue,
Form: Rhyme
X
In those bleak fields that so quietly lie - stilled as graves,
Between where the thin wind creaks and upwardly heaves,
Unseen feet can sometimes be heard...

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Categories: hung, mystery,
Form: Rhyme
HOSTILE HEAD TAKEOVER PART 1
I'm near cuckoo
This Monday blue
A day not eas'ly recommended
for making sense
I'm way too tense
And hung-over to comprehend it
 
My mind's on the bend
my imaginary friends
are...

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Categories: hung, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
The Preacher Man
His narrow eyes, misguided lies
Misguide his narrow plan,
To cleanse the world from demons, he
Was called The Preacher Man.

“I see no proof, I hear no truth!
Your...

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Categories: hung, peoplechildren,
Form: Rhyme
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: hung, celebration, family,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The First Bloom
You wonder why, my love
These memories flitter in the hallways of my mind
Knocking on the door
of every room
Where I’ve hung
Do not Disturb Signs
For I don’t...

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Categories: hung, flower, sensual,
Form: Narrative