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Best Hunkers Poems

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Premium Member Ireland - a divided island part three
  kaisers, kings and emperors fight for territory
  dispensable bodies left in the ground on foreign soil, unreturned
  militarisation of memory and...

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© Ian Love  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hunkers, community, history, ireland, time,
Form: Narrative



You Missed Me
At the glassy gate, I wait for you
adding cherry between breaths
adding robes to your soft name
ushering the syllables through my warm mouth
echoing like the sight...

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Categories: hunkers, love, sad, baby, baby, me,
Form: Free verse
Bug Destiny
          Bug Destiny

Round tiny bug moves slow along the garden path
Avoiding traffic as it trudges along
Carries...

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Categories: hunkers, adventure, age, insect, nature, power, tribute,
Form: Sestina
String haiku
String Haiku       Charles Henderson contest
Theme – sea haiku


bare feet sift soft sand 
waves whisper foamy secrets
of bright days to...

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© Eiken Laan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hunkers, nature
Form: Haiku
VA-VA-VOOM
Flim-Flam dances to the beat of a drugged out drummer
Her moves are suggestive and sometimes vulgar
Her hands are soiled and damp holding onto the grimy...

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© Carol Zic  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hunkers, life, love
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Leads With Her Right

Old mean widow lady of ninety-two

lives by herself with nothing else to do

Hunkers in her chair next to the window

stares out for hours with dreams...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hunkers, bullying, grandmother, lost love,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Wild Kitten
Wild kitten hides in the long grass.

Wild kitten hunkers for a kill.

Wild kitten plays with his tale.

Wild kitten trembles in the wind.

Wild kitten crawls along...

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Categories: hunkers, cat, friend, friendship, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dancing In Mid-Day Sun
Dancing in mid-day sun, in Kansas heat,
was a land of grain tender and sweet.
Over to the east sparkling in the sun,
was piles of corn, picked...

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Categories: hunkers, food, seasonswinter, winter,
Form: Rondeau
Old Tom
Old Tom


I've fed Old Tom 
for many years 
with never any thanks,
not one meow.

He comes at night 
with eyes ablaze.
I crack the door
and slide a...

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Categories: hunkers, animals
Form: Free verse
BEING NEAR YOU
I cannot be near you.
You look the same.
You behave the same.
But my spirit remembers.
It hunkers down.
It protects itself.
Arms bent above it's head.
It remembers the feeling
of...

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Categories: hunkers, abuse, body, how i feel,
Form: Verse
AUTUMN ROMANCE
A ll a fluster the pages flew from 
U nder my arm as I bumped into you.
T ime was of the essence, the meeting due....

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Categories: hunkers, anniversary, autumn, boyfriend,
Form: Acrostic
A poem to my friends outside Africa
I write this poem to you 
my friends beyond Africa
do not read them now
I will burn the little script
the smoke of which I burn
shall be...

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Categories: hunkers, africa, friendship, satire,
Form: Free verse
Hiker Dude
Hiker Dude

Commander of the view of the curving earth
the Piñon stands a-grip a forest of boulders,
jagged giants, held in place by her, a part of...

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Categories: hunkers, environment, happiness, nature,
Form: Free verse
Within My Quasi Immediate Environs number 1
An unexpected burst of energy
helped fashion a second poem he
ving up from deep within the key
per of Matthew Scott's ideas - nee
i.e. unexpectedly manifesting que
cull...

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Categories: hunkers, 10th grade, 11th grade, 8th grade,
Form: Free verse
Paint Her
There stands the painter upon his hill
His wife is gone but not his skill

On each and every rainy day
He hunkers down for an outdoor stay

A...

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Categories: hunkers, absence, color,
Form: Couplet
Afraid to live
Chinks of light filter
thru pitchblack emotional prison
vestigial shadow figure hunkers,
an atrophied, mortified, petrified old man
implacable self destructive nemesis
birthed in league pitiful human shambles,

his abysmally forlorn...

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Categories: hunkers, allusion, baptism, dark, death, fear, funeral,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Soundless blinding blitzkrieg wrought disarray
Abominable barrage bombards
fortified barracks show
warring subsequently, incandescently,
and brilliantly doth glow
biden time, this
garden variety Joe Schmoe

hunkers down deep amidst disarray
within arched bunker poe
wet tickly donning
pence sieve...

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Categories: hunkers, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Soundless blinding blitzkrieg
Abominable barrage bombards
fortified barracks show
warring subsequently, incandescently,
and brilliantly doth glow
biden time, this
garden variety Joe Schmoe

hunkers down deep
within arched bunker poe
wet tickly donning
pence sieve stance against...

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Categories: hunkers, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme