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Best Hunkered Poems

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

My Christmas Tree
As I gaze upon my Christmas tree with the ornaments, glitter, tinsel and snow, I see the many presents scattered around. The shiny star on...

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Categories: hunkered, blessing, christmas, love,
Form: Prose

Premium Member The Little Fir Tree
There was a plantation of fir trees
for some unknown reason, most of them
were three to four years old but one,
it was only in its first...

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Categories: hunkered, christmas, tree,
Form: Epic
Premium Member A View From A Window
The dawn unfolds beyond my fractured windowpane
and breezes tease while drapes, like serpents, slip aside
exposing worlds that race and run aground, insane,
displaying scenes obscene that...

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Categories: hunkered, society,
Form: Rhyme
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: hunkered, death of a friend, fear, firework,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Prayers
Perched high upon the escarpment
of sandstone rubble, the boy sat,
shaded from the rising of the sun
in the shadow of Kings.
Sharp eyed he preyed 
upon the...

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Categories: hunkered, adventure, allegory, childhood, introspection, life
Form: Free verse

On Monmouth's Fields, Part II
...He reformed the routing patriots,
formed a line atop a rise, Perrine’s Hill,
brought in General Knox and the artillery,
commanding the mass through sheer force of will.


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Categories: hunkered, america, conflict, confusion, england, history, usa,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Reverie

sometimes I wonder
is this a living world?
no movement
no horizon
out on the bay
dog team hunkered down
like fur drifts 
they sleep warm 
as I,
laying back on the...

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Categories: hunkered, absence, adventure, beautiful,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Mighty Eye in a Brief Eclipse of Time - Part 2
 Continued from Part 1

The trees, they hang in time and space around me –
trees, which in time before had swayed,
so gently tugged by ocean...

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Categories: hunkered, nature, space, time,
Form: I do not know?
memories of a Green Beret
Memories of a Green Beret

“Where have all the soldiers gone, Long time passing,
Where have all the soldiers gone, Long long time ago,
Where have all the...

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Categories: hunkered, history, nostalgia, veterans day, violence,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Santa's Encounter With Space
'Twas the night before Christmas and all through the sky,
Santa's reindeer sped bringing toys to the world's small fry.
"On Dasher! On Dancer and Prancer! ...

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Categories: hunkered, christmas, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Tortured Soul
Life was hard and he had lost all that mattered
first his mother who was murdered on her way home.
He watched his Dad unable to cope...

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Categories: hunkered, death, drink, health, suicide,
Form: Verse
Predator Metaphor
Out on the prowl, in my town
The predator, at last hunkered down
At a spot that it stealthily chose
Past the curve of a well-travelled road...
When it...

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Categories: hunkered, metaphor, scary,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member SNOW - Acrostrain
Snuggled and hunkered down in winter clothes

Nestled warm in a winter wonderland

Only parts in sight are their eyes and nose

Wee ones out to play who...

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Categories: hunkered, children, snow,
Form: Acrostic
Halloween Eyes
Elegant in burnt orange afterglow, 
sparkling starlight opens the show.
Neighbors and strangers appear all aroun’, 
porch lights and car lights enlighten the town.

They arrive afoot...

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Categories: hunkered, candy, children, halloween, holiday, humorous, kid,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Bonkers

I'm afraid to comment on our extra warm winter
Afraid I might break the spell
This here's only between me and youse guys
From the roof tops I...

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Categories: hunkered, snow,
Form: Quatrain
Great I Have Worms
I dig beneath the autumn leaves among the earthy rot
To free an earthworm situated there its freedom to fresh air
Thus I grasp the wiggler- tis...

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Categories: hunkered, animals, childhood, autumn,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Country Store
Yesterday, I happened upon a quaint, old-time country store.
I felt I was reliving my youth as I trod its squeaky wooden floor!
The sights and smells...

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Categories: hunkered, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Hunkered habit
Hoarding and hiding
for a rainy day ~

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Categories: hunkered, animal, nature,
Form: Cinquain
Premium Member Hermit Roy
Roy lived in the boondocks in a little Georgia town.
Living off his land, the hermit had hunkered down.
His neighbors thought he was downright strange,
But really...

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Categories: hunkered, animal, funny,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Little Old Clock Maker
A wizened little old man hunkered over his bench.
Gnarled hands wielded screwdriver, hammer and wrench.
Hung on the walls of his shop, all types of clocks...

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Categories: hunkered, on work and workingold, old,
Form: Rhyme
Homage to a Soldier

Across the sea in a far off land,
Hunkered down in a bombed out farmhouse, a soldier makes his final stand.
Seriously wounded, but no...

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Categories: hunkered, devotion, recovery from..., warwife, home, home,
Form: Verse
Ol' Blue
One eye was brown, the other blue,
Australian Shepard his breed-
a workin' dog with one heck of a nip
to the heels a cattle an' steed.

Just a...

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Categories: hunkered, cowboy-western, loss, pets, dog, blue, blue,
Form: Cowboy
Premium Member A Day At The Beach
His day began with "Reveille" blaring from within the bowels of the ship.
Sergeants yelled, "Up and at 'em lads!   We're takin' a little...

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Categories: hunkered, warday, prayer, boat, day, men,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Astronaut - Anacreontic Verse
An alien lost,
upon a planet
in distant space,
while hunkered down
within a cave,
tightly encased
by coriaceous
splashed with wear
and cross-stitched red,
feels the presence
of five damp probes,
slick and chalky,
fragranced in...

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Categories: hunkered, baseball,
Form: I do not know?
We Pray We Will Survive
The darkness was shattered 
With the glow of cigarettes 
As we all hunkered down 
Each other a silhouette 
Six hours from now 
We’d be floating...

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Categories: hunkered, death, flying, war,
Form: Free verse