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Best Hunker Down Poems

Below are the all-time best Hunker Down poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of hunker down poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Gypsy Guy
Well, Gypsy Guy would rather die than hunker down in chains,

be ridden south with bit in mouth, or heed the hold of reins.



The ruling lot...

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Categories: hunker down, life,



Premium Member Desolation
Homeless, I hunker down
next to a garbage bin.
And hail morphs into rats
that gnaw at exposed skin.

Hunger twists my stomach
with a pain hard to bear.
And a...

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Categories: hunker down, angst, depression, emotions, feelings,

Lone survivor
Lone survivor
July 3, 2015
~+~
I sit alone in my basement all hunkered down
My faithful dog with me
Because tonight is the night of firecrackers 
And firework, yep...

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Categories: hunker down, death of a friend,

Premium Member Open All Night'
Everybody, and his brother
Stopped in, at one time, or another
Not for the greasy hash browns
Or the coffee, with a half a cup, of grounds
They weren't...

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Categories: hunker down, nostalgia,

Premium Member Rainfall roulette and games for suits
As the dogs led me on our walk, I took a chance and left my raincoat behind despite the threatening clouds.  The sky turned...

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Categories: hunker down, political,

Premium Member THE PERFORMANCE
THE PERFORMANCE

She’s a dancer ready to chronograph her next move.
The chair is her boogie down stool.
Her hand synthesis the groove.
She looks as if her depths...

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Categories: hunker down, image,

Premium Member Never Land Part 5
 A lad is stopped by roving cops, who shoot in disregard.

His face is black, he’s on his back, a breeze is breathing hard,

he bleeds...

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Categories: hunker down, fantasy,

Premium Member A Christmas Tale
Outside my dorm window, the snow began to fall;
Everybody had gone home, but I didn’t have a car.
Christmas break started yesterday, they’re gonna throw me...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hunker down, christmas, giving,

Cold Winter Winds
( COLD WINTER WINDS )

The wind is chilly, it blows snow in your face.
Grab onto your loved one, and tightly embrace.
The drifts are deep, the...

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Categories: hunker down, weather, winter,

Storm
Thunder from afar
Wild wise creatures hunker down
Life giving rain falls...

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Categories: hunker down, environment, life, nature, rain,

Premium Member A Major Heat Advisory


There's a heat advisory in the frozen north
Must take precautions as we go forth
Need to hunker down
Or in sweat we will drown
Dangerous times as the...

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Categories: hunker down, happiness,

Premium Member Tail-end Charlie
There were many unsavory jobs during the Second World War.
Some required guys to hunker down just a wee bit more!
None more so than "Tail-end Charlie"...

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Categories: hunker down, warflying,

Premium Member A SNOW DAY COMES
A Snow day comes.

Snowfall impedes our mobility.
Now some venture out to test their ability.
Our streets and yards are pristine white.
We're trapped 'neath Winter's cold, grey...

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© Judy Ball  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hunker down, nature, snow, day, snow,

Premium Member Hunkering Down


Hibernation is the name of the game
As we hunker down today from the rain
200 mph winds were sustained
In that Mexican hurricane
Best let it blow over...

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Categories: hunker down, stress,

The Promised Land
Forty years is a pretty long time to be out on a camping trip,
And when you’re living on a mountainside you can start to lose...

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© Tony Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hunker down, funny, god, people, god,

The Lost
Billowing taupe clouds, hunker down and hem in the Peninsula,
The morning rips open
A glimpse of sun shone; a lemon curd slivers between slits of of...

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© Toni Orban  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hunker down, lost, love, ocean, philosophy,

Premium Member The Hurricane Was Harvey
The Hurricane was Harvey
By Franklin Price
8/31/2017

The hurricane was Harvey, what an unassuming name
Left the western Yucatan. across the Gulf he came
Building up his power to...

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Categories: hunker down, care, community, hope, inspiration,

Cold World
Cold World
  Blizzards pass, storms ensue,
  Snowy paths, guide my view.
  Where roaring winds are in pursuit, 
  my heart is...

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Categories: hunker down, cool, desire, hope, loneliness,

Premium Member A SNOW DAY COMES
A snow day comes.

Snowfall impedes mobility.
Now some venture out to test their ability.
Our streets and yards are pristine white.
We're trapped 'neath Winter's cold, grey light.

Don't...

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© Judy Ball  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hunker down, seasons, snow, winter,

Beneath a Dire Moon
The moon hovers there, shining aloft,
its form the infamous crescent,
its glow so luminous as to reveal the rest of the orb,
oft-hidden when its time in...

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Categories: hunker down, dark, fear, halloween, horror,

virginia
evening rolled into 
my self conscious beliefs
during a subtle warming 
of climate change

i'd completed a list 
of life's worries
that had henceforth succomb 
to a natural...

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Categories: hunker down, depression, me,

Prelude to a Storm
I woke under heavy grey skies of morning,
foreshadowing of a tropical storm warning
Gently, the rain was falling in a drizzling mist,
nurturing botannicals as though being...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hunker down, storm,

The Rationale Of An Animalistic Mind
I’ve been good for too long,
   my finger 
have become permanently curved
and I growl
     with every other breath
so in...

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Categories: hunker down, angst, imagination, introspection

Premium Member A Pathway To Love
Depression’s a part of existence
an affliction intrinsic to man.
And when reality unravels
we are left to cope the best we can.

Isolation's all too familiar
feeling cornered yet...

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Categories: hunker down, angst, anxiety, depression, emotions,

SKYWIDE
Crash down softly, where the red crush deepens
Charming, snatch your cherries from the stem
Rude health walking in the greenburst showers
Weather wonders whether she's with him.

Then...

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Categories: hunker down, desire, flower, grandmother, rain,