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Best Hunts Poems

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Premium Member To Hunt the Bugaboo
The morning was crisp and frosty
    as the Earth yearned for autumn's heat.
Darkness gave way to a fractured dawn

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Categories: hunts, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme


To release me from hellish nights
let's talk now, Fear...
I leave, yet your shadow follows me;
a darkened grime blowing on my mind 
like an uninvited guest...

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Categories: hunts, courage, fear,
Form: Didactic

On the black stallion of death,
Its red crimson eyes pierce through the night,
And the hell's beast breathes its hot brazen breath
Blazing against the darkness's chilling...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hunts, adventure, dark, evil, halloween, history, holiday,
Form: Free verse
It crawls upon cold paws
To clutch with talons and claws
Nearing its prey, it hunts
With opening eyes and jaws
To shove with power and thrust
Upon insatiable...

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Categories: hunts, allegory, confusion, mystery, passion
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Mystical Lore of the Twilight Hawk

Aloft, with keen eyes in sorbet skies’ raspberry half-light
visceral vibrations of vitality does await.
Soaring in a hush, with plumage plush, a silent stealth kite,
he glissades...

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Categories: hunts, bird, conflict, death, destiny, life, nature,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Irony Abounds
On an unsinkable ship’s maiden voyage, it sinks.
A pastor who preaches against alcohol, drinks.
One’s surrounded by people, yet remains all alone.
Confessing sins to a priest,...

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Categories: hunts, humor, irony, sad, drug,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member Native American People
The old indian chief had seen much
fought in many a battle or raid
he had fathered seven children 
with his four fine young wives

Now he took...

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Categories: hunts, native american,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dullahan Rides
Walk with me in the dank moonlight
through the chill, rising, storm
so we can grasp the majesty
of Dullahan still born.

Without heads his horse and he ride

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Categories: hunts, adventure, death, imagination, mystery, me,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Old Campfire Memories Still Endure
Old Campfire Memories Still Endure

Come sit with me around the crackling fire
every night camp needs its burning glow
Of Nature's forest exploring I never tire
often with...

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Categories: hunts, appreciation, fire, fishing, mountains, nature, night,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Five Great Limerick Guys
Caleb Smith, southern gent so refined,
has an interesting, humorous mind.
He not only can write,
but can farm, fish and fight,
and on critters he hunts he has...

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Categories: hunts, dedication, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Trick-or-Treating
The sweet-sour scent of waning hay
drifts to town from nearby fields,
pleasing all walkers with an edgy peace.

While autumn gusts enliven shadows,
the wavering moon turns sheets...

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© Carol Mays  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hunts, autumn, halloween, magic,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Hunt
Form = Free Range Verse

The Hunt

Mans desire to hunt
Testing skills from the beginning of time
I had outfitted myself the day before
With camouflage, and all the...

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Categories: hunts, animal, humorous, imagination, poetry, raven,
Form: Free verse
They lived on the plains
and in the mountains.
There was warriors
and peaceful tribes.
All wore ornate head dresses
for their celebrations.
Dancing around fires
for successful hunts 
and to tell...

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Categories: hunts, memory,
Form: Cowboy
Sunday Best
What if our Easter Sunday was Holy Spirit led?
What if in place of colored eggs, lost souls were sought instead?

Instead of hurried egg hunts, we’d...

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Categories: hunts, faithson, easter, easter, jesus, son,
Form: Rhyme
Nothing Left
Lies upon lies,
Death upon death,
Forever more nothing is left.

I sit and watch,
I stare at the touch,

I wait for the time,
What will happen? Would it be...

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Categories: hunts, allusion, betrayal, conflict, dark, death, murder,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The dove won't rest until peace comes home
The wings beat against the cage 
in an urgent frenzy tormented never defeated 
within this half twilight zone of slow crawling time held victim 


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Categories: hunts, bereavement, conflict, emotions, feelings, freedom, grave,
Form: Terza Rima
Black Marmalade
Slicing the instinct
The arcane was torn, curses spit
Teardrop bated as the breath hunts
Wound wide open, the heart cries

The ripple of pain unable to stem
The cimmerian...

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Categories: hunts, dark, life,
Form: Free verse
Farm Sense
Shotgun shells, fireworks, an empty casing,
Burnt gunpowder sensed with imagined smell,
Bring a smile as the mind begins onward racing,
Of times past and grand stories to...

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Categories: hunts, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Quintain (English)
My Children are Mexicans
out in the county and up the highway
anger hangs like lost voodoo over Miami
dances on bumperstickers
floats on airwaves
scars faces with perpetual glares
colors perceptions darkly
alters moods...

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Categories: hunts, social, children, son, old, lost, wife,
Form: Free verse
The Dove won't rest until peace comes home
The wings beat against the cage 
in an urgent frenzy tormented never defeated 
within this half twilight zone of slow crawling time held victim 


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Categories: hunts, courage, emotions, endurance, relationship,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member Easter, THEE Sacrifice
Easter will again be here and very soon,
But Easter brings sadness I cannot seem to prune.
After my Mother left, Easter's not the same
Since our Lord,...

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Categories: hunts, christian, easter, faith, god, jesus, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Vampire
In darkness prey, 
hunts a vampire 
Empty within 
the soul 
Sucking life's feelings, 

drained beautiful thoughts 
Savouring frozen emotions, 
falling on top 
Biting deep 

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Categories: hunts, betrayal, lust, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member TROY

(Dedication: For Michael Zachary, my son)

Sense this knowing: can the blind see?
Homer still sings fond tragedy.

Troy was a thought where siege was laid,
A war well...

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Categories: hunts, devotion,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Composed in Quietude on the Eve of 8 May 2018
*(My first villanelle poem on what it's like to be manic when you have a mood disorder that's better known as "manic-depression" or "bipolar disorder.").


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Categories: hunts, desire, destiny, dream, fate, god, lust,
Form: Villanelle
Collaboration Contest
Life On The Inside

As the trees whisper words of wisdom,
The wolf lies below and howls,
To the Raven high in branches above,
Their spirits entwined beyond the...

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© Sara Ella  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hunts, nature,
Form: Rhyme