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Best Hunger Poems

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


Premium Member Cup of Empty
Cup of Empty
She pours him a cup of empty
From a teapot of childhood dreams
He loves the sound of her giggles
Hers is the light of a...

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Categories: hunger, addiction, adventure, beautiful, dream, hurt, lost
Form: Quatrain



Premium Member If Only I Could Love You
If I could love you, I’d love you strong
with the strength of a million dreams  
my rains would flood you with passion
my storms, blow...

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Categories: hunger, beauty, desire, emotions, love, passion,
Form: Free verse
CAMPFIRE
~CAMPFIRE~ 

I hunger to taste your solid wood stare
You and I, no one else at all
Snuggling under the stars
Hungry for each others ears

Chasing every comet...

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Categories: hunger,
Form: Free verse
No Reservation
You Are Not Invited

--Latching onto my soul without an invitation--
Elements around my shore expose more than air
--Playing with fire is not a game you will...

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Categories: hunger, abuse, bullying, deep, evil, how i
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member John Lennon

On the day 
that John Lennon died, 
people were just going 
about their business 
as they did every day. 

Mark David Chapman 
was reading 
Catcher In The Rye 
void of his holy self.
 He...

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Categories: hunger, music,
Form: Narrative



Texian Macabre Arena
The First Texian Macabre Arena Ballad (The extended free-fallen edition)
 
In another life, is where I first saw your face!
One summer afternoon, lying wounded next...

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Categories: hunger, pride, sin, sorrow, symbolism, violence, war,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Love Gift





I saw Love climb upon the wind
Heard the laughter in the breeze
Tasted lilacs, jasmine, and honeysuckle
With a turn and twist Love caressed my skin
The scent...

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Categories: hunger, dream, love,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member I Wish I Was An Octopus
I wish I was an octopus,
Way down in the depths of the sea,
With suckers so comical, face diabolical,
Kooky as kooky can be!

Hurray! Hurray! I’d be...

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Categories: hunger, animal, fun, funny, humorous, nature, sea,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Silence personified
I am nature,
soul of a mountain,
buried under a billion snowflakes.

I float like butterflies,
from petal to petal.
As cinereal clouds clear,
under a glistening sunrise,
I illuminate like a...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hunger, analogy, metaphor, silence,
Form: Personification
Illusory Disguise
My perception is vague, my reflection unclear.
My eyes are two distorting mirrors that devise 
a veneer fashioned with my fears.

I’m seized inside an illusory disguise...

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Categories: hunger, identity,
Form: Rhyme
In The Flesh
Introducing: Casarah Nance & Poet Destroyer

Scars of empty promises are darkened by your kiss.
Torturous touches are meant to soothe my pain.
It is without gain, without...

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Categories: hunger, adventure, dark, deep, depression, loneliness, voice,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Love is the prize
When the night was dark
For the moon was hiding
And the stars in the galaxy refused to shine
You came to find me with ebullient vibes
And the...

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Categories: hunger, love, romance,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Unreachable



Intangible, the term your lips lightly exhale,
just as the wind found its voice -
           ...

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Categories: hunger, simple, words,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Teardrop
I
ask
you to
mind our
earth, heed
our existence
upon it, care for
 our lives and all that
will occur if we cannot
consider beyond ourselves, 
if we are guided by uncertainty,
when...

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Categories: hunger, abuse, death, earth, life,
Form: Concrete
Magic
Enchantment of magic’s sweet passion has bound me
With minutes and hours I now must reclaim;
Spellbound, love calls to the spirits around me
And drifts into dreams...

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Categories: hunger, love, heart, song, green, heart, love,
Form: Rhyme
Pretty Flower in the Deep woods
VINEYARDS of HAPPINESS          ---------------------      GARDEN of SORROW

There is no greater Happiness,-----------when-----------Pulling...

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Categories: hunger, beautiful, depression, happiness, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Feverish Fear - A Visual Video Poem - in collaboration with Victor Buhagiar
POTD 13 March 2019

Welcome! - We are excited to release our very first Visual Video Poem. 

(I trust you will enjoy the complete production effects...

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Categories: hunger, courage, evil, faith, fear,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Can't get high enough
I started sucking my thumb until it looked like a plumb
Things didn't feel any better so I poured a glass of rum
Some will imagine I'm...

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Categories: hunger, addiction,
Form: Rhyme
Depth of Passion's Kiss
I woke trembling on the threshold of dawn 
as dappled sunlight through my window shone 
Upon my primed canvas there had been drawn 
a masculine...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hunger, desire, kiss,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Love will come to you
Love will come to you

Are you feeling lost and all alone?
searching for love, searching for love
Is your heart still looking for it's home?
searching for love,...

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Categories: hunger, introspection, longing, love, soulmate, true love,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member The Refugee
Running from an economy full of hate
hunger will place him behind bars unless he relocates
war and crisis lingering with the hope to end soon
have pocketed...

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Categories: hunger, adventure, africa, death, depression, discrimination, evil,
Form: Couplet
Moon in Pale Depression
Muted evidence proclaimed the subtle oddities of night

   Lunar time should have reached the zenith of its height

No chirping crickets were heard, nor...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hunger, sorrow,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Blind Man Turns





"Blind Man Turns"



Rest easy in my lull, Love

Love 
is not the gentle goodnight, Love

in the beguiling
silence of Lost Lovers' Woods

It is the war we 
all...

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Categories: hunger, love,
Form: Free verse
To Touch the Breast of Twilight
I await with yearning in my heart
for day's journey to reach conclusion
Restlessly, I feign the virtue of patience
pending sunlight's surrender into the sea

With skies awash...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hunger, moon,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I got a letter from the devil
(Hello, my sweet friend!)

Speaks in unknown tongues 
Nevertheless it will consume
Ask for food, 
A sweet drink 
The hunger and thirst are real
It's pitchfork aims at...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hunger, anger, anxiety, character, dark, drink, food,
Form: Dramatic monologue