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Best Hungering Poems

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


Premium Member THE VAMPIRE
For I am death, the personification of pure evil,
The grand godfather, of legions of unnumbered generations.
Behold thy disciples, baptized beneath my crimson waters,
Of blood.
Then reanimated...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hungering, dark, evil, fantasy, gothic, halloween, history,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Cashmere Wishes
You waited for this moment,
As if you were an incomplete salutation

You waited for confessional breaths to alleviate this finite evening
Missing its constellations

You wept for their...

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Categories: hungering, life, longing, people,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I See You Looking at Me- Collab with DM
I see you looking at me
There is an old pang in my chest
there where your hands used to caress
where your lips loved to roam
there where...

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Categories: hungering, absence, lost love, passion, relationship, remember,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Myself, Armed Only With A Dying Flame
Myself, Armed Only With A Dying Flame


Dark travels in such a long life
early days of hungering strife
A child born to fight for it
tasting ton of...

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Categories: hungering, beautiful, conflict, creation, heartbroken, heaven, journey,
Form: Rhyme
YOU ARE
(This poem was inspired in part by John Clare's magnificent poem, "I Am"; I wrote it in the autumn of 2013, after we had discussed...

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Categories: hungering, celebration, encouraging, faith, inspirational, introspection, mystery,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Hunger
desire becomes
the heart's need
passion it breathes
hungering
in embers

flames sparking words
relights ablaze
burning red
from the mirror
of one's soul
touching smiles

happiness 
a dream
forever beautiful
igniting in the deep
embers burning
wild feelings

food of...

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Categories: hungering, romance, romantic,
Form: Free verse
For the Children
On the brow of manhood I bore you
Dreaming of a successor to my throne
Invested wind and echo full of dew
Native prince, that was ever all...

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Categories: hungering, familyparents, prayer, love, me, parents,
Form: Acrostic
Ode to Tai-Ana at Age Ten and Far Away
			1

Oh, gentle child, how doth my heart still burn
thine absence half a decade spent in vain
to break the bonds that tie, that fett’ring chain
that holds...

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Categories: hungering, daughter, life, love, heart, children, freedom,
Form: Ode
Premium Member Cat-suited and Cute
Cat-suited and cute
Baring flesh to her navel
Her bronzed body
In wanting able
 
Wrists manacled
As her chest pouts
The needing of join
Her heart shouts
 
In tethered mode
With silken...

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Categories: hungering, love, passion
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Like a Galilee Once Quieted
Like a tempest churning upward
on seething pinnacles of wind,
like a twisting, whirling violence
that is too cruel to comprehend;
thus the conflict of our nature
intensifies within the...

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Categories: hungering, conflict, jesus, storm,
Form: Rhyme
A DREAM OF HELL
Abysmal, thick darkness engulfing my soul.
No moon, no stars, 
Not the faintest glimmer of light.
"Oh, darkest of mysteries," 
I cry in despair,
"How empty can nothingness...

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Categories: hungering, death, inspirational, loss, sad,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member A Race
The risks to most were far too high
Much too much daily effort needed.
As for the course itself, a death trap
particularly for anyone too inexperienced.

Each fence...

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Categories: hungering, life, race,
Form: Verse
Keep Your Eyes on the Prize
My dear friends, bow not to the "father of lies"
He prowls as a lion...only in disguise
         ...

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Categories: hungering, faith, hope, inspirationaljoy, truth,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Wakening
The world spins kaleidoscopic, a whorl of color in revolt.
Oceans quake malleable, molding into fissures of tectonic hunger,
ravaging the deep, stirring the primal need depressing
populations’...

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Categories: hungering, allegory, childhood, computer-internet, history, hope, inspirational,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member 'The Wakening World
The Wakening World

A new world spins kaleidoscopic, a whorl of color in revolt.
Oceans quake, molding into fissures of tectonic hunger,
ravaging the deep, stirring the primal...

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Categories: hungering, devotion, education, hope, mystery,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member I See You Looking at Me - Collab with EM



I see you looking at me
There is an old pang in my chest
there where your hands used to  caress
where your lips loved to roam
there...

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Categories: hungering, forgiveness, joy, lost love, love,
Form: Narrative
Stained Glass Window
My stained glass image
was a ripe peach 
with spilt Zinfandel
like electric rubies
pooling around a gentle ray.
It was a colour hungering
to weave spirit out of light,
so...

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Categories: hungering, lost lovelight, light,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member OFF THE PATH

You've stumbled off the righteous path, into the hushed
Wilderness of the unknown, beware for salvation's sake,
Go back nomad; travel not these paths of no return.
But...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hungering, dark, halloween, history, holiday, horror, imagery,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Jewel Of Jealousy

I've been jealous of Time,
sharing it with the foot steps of Days
feeding it to the appetite of Age,

Possessive of unbuyable beauty
that roams reckless within a...

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Categories: hungering, jealousy,
Form: Didactic
THE RACHEL QUINN acrostic-Italian sonnet 11-8-2012
Taken to awaken favored
Havens, where images are stored,
Expressions, one can not ignore,
Render visions that are savored.
Aesthetic art provides flavor,
Catering to a hungry core,
Hungry eyes, hungering...

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Categories: hungering, dedication,
Form: Italian Sonnet
Insomnia
Blessed is the calmness of our impassioned night,
Forever bound to the passionate starlight,      
Unblessed is the sound from an old,...

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Categories: hungering, sleep,
Form: Ballad
THE FIRE WITHIN
Taking the proffered ancient torch in hand
In Altamira, Santander and Lascaux
I am the fire, the flickering, burning brand
That leads the artists' hungering below.

Where forms of...

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Categories: hungering, art, environment, fire, nature, visionary,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Two Attitudes
self pride
a wall standing
between free resources 
and your babies hungering eyes
torn down

beggers
spout civil rights
their misfortune you see 
begs atonement by sacrifice
your cash

A recent survey shows...

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Categories: hungering, philosophy
Form: Cinquain
God!and dog!
When you hear the annoying yaps of them pups.
Remember the gifts they bring as hunters.
Then lose the fear of hungering "cause of luck.
And temper from...

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Categories: hungering, animals
Form: I do not know?
small vamps
Small evil vampires
hungering for some red blood:
stone cold mosquitoes...

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Categories: hungering, animals
Form: Haiku