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Best Hurdle Poems

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

Turtle and a Hurdle
Turtle and a Hurdle

Trump's stomach looks like back of a turtle
And over things makes it hard to hurdle
Created own line of clothes he calls choral

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hurdle, allegory, analogy, humorous,
Form: Limerick

Premium Member SETTING GOALS
"We chase unreachable heights, in the hope to find happiness,
Only to find we are still the same, because in fact we are chasing ourselves."

(Triggered and...

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Categories: hurdle, depression, destiny, inspiration, life, lonely, wisdom,
Form: Narrative
The Spirit of Humanity
Lift me up
As I rise on shaky knees

Give me strength
To rise from this bottom of rocks
Willed in my determination
To climb back to this mountain top


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Categories: hurdle, hope, inspirational, me, uplifting,
Form: Free verse
We had just got married - was the month of June
This is the saga of our disastrous honeymoon

We started off in a hotel in Norwich

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Categories: hurdle, holiday, humorous,
Form: Couplet
A warm welcome for the ridiculers
They fear what they do not understand
but without understanding I fear no man

They subdue what they cannot naturally conquer
so I turn the tables put them...

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Categories: hurdle, inspirational, fear,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Life's Race
	Life's Race
	Written: by Tom Wright
	Life, isn't like a relay,
	With participants off and on,
	Nor is it like a sprint or dash,
	But more of a marathon;
	Many start...

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© Tom Wright  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hurdle, life, religious,
Form: Rhyme
I Need A Little Grace
I just get past one hurdle
Another seems to come
Is there any rest for me
Oh’ I think, I’m gonna’ run

Another day
Another dollar
A different time and place

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Categories: hurdle,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Within these walls
Within these walls
The walls were too high
Unable to break through
I struggled and fought
With determination 
Oh God how I tried
I climbed so high
You remained locked inside...

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Categories: hurdle, absence, loss, universe,
Form: Free verse
Endless Paths
My head is twisted and 
confused, there are paths to 
ignore and paths to choose. 
I sit within and contemplate, 
for I cannot go back...

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Categories: hurdle, introspection
Form: Rhyme
Two is company
Three a crowd
A and B call the shots
I'll C my way out

I've become a nuisance 
With the key to their heart
A knee high...

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Categories: hurdle, conflict, family, grandparents, marriage, wife,
Form: Rhyme
This Gem Of Mine
A dinosaur, 
said he saw, 
the seashore, 
but he wasn't sure 
what the sea was for.
A butterfly, 
said he saw the sky, 
but he didn't...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hurdle, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I crawl through the thicket

I crawl through the thicket

O’er windswept conclusions a’ mist in the air
In fragrance that comes to my heart so aware
Of sundrenched magnolia beneath empty shade

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Categories: hurdle, love,
Form: Rhyme
Hooking up is mad
She is a Ugandan girl
The odds are stacked against her
That is her first hurdle
She is also a Christian girl
That is her second hurdle
Clearly, hooking up...

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Categories: hurdle, image, life,
Form: Light Verse
Pale Shelter
I keep tripping over hurdles
Barriers forged between our hearts
Walls of a garrisoned fortress
Lofty palisades I must ascend
without crawling on my knees

I admit my faults lie...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hurdle, conflict,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member EIGHTEEN

in love
with the idea
of being
in love

youthful naiveté
eager and out 
to conquer the world
without a game plan

learning the game
the hard way
one hurdle at a time
one heartbreak...

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Categories: hurdle, growing up, innocence, journey, life, love,
Form: Free verse

Old Inky dinky parlay voo
Had a race with a green kangaroo
They stood side by side
Inky’s laces got tied
By jingo it caused a foo doo

Poor Inky...

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Categories: hurdle, fantasy, humorous, race, word play,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member facing

facing a tsunami
of a hurdle
summoning the strength

posted on September 30, 2018...

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Categories: hurdle, anxiety, conflict, courage, future, scary, strength,
Form: Senryu
Myrtle the Turtle
Myrtle the Turtle

There once was a turtle named Myrtle.
She could speed through a maze and climb a hurdle.

While she was small, she was a friend...

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Categories: hurdle, childhood, nostalgiachildren, day,
Form: Couplet
It's the Climb
It’s the climb that makes the difference
Though the journey’s yet far to go,
A beam of light shines through the tunnel
Freedom cry, that’s all there is...

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© Abraham L  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hurdle, life
Form: I do not know?

Neither a dream nor a trick, I beguiled--
I reach the sky enameled with golden smile.
To hurdle bumps and curves, I continue to pedal
this steadfast...

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Categories: hurdle, beautiful, feelings, flower, life, love, woman,
Form: Quatorzain
A Gentle Prod
When athletics have no consequence,
The long jump and high jump make no sense,
You can still leap ten feet,
Even hurdle a street,
If you lean on an...

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Categories: hurdle, humor,
Form: Limerick

When petals climb to reach their swell
they ray a hue 'neath the sun's spell
so are the hearts that rise to quell
wings of...

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Categories: hurdle, feelings, life, people, places, poets, romance,
Form: Free verse
Aged Decisions
“Birth day” is the actual day one exits from the womb, (thereafter, “birthday”, is but a colloquialism for the anniversary of that birth).  Well...

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© Jack Clark  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hurdle, age, anniversary, birthday, care, feelings, retirement,
Form: Narrative
Big And Carrie sex and the city
No matter who he would marry, his heart belonged to Carrie
Her romance with Aiden could'nt keep them apart
Big already had her heart
It was almost like...

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Categories: hurdle, adventure, girlfriend-boyfriend, happiness, love,
Form: Rhyme
Public Speaking
Public Speaking

Public speaking made me nervous when I was in school
Getting up in front of class, I always lost my cool
I memorized my speeches and...

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Categories: hurdle, funny, school,
Form: Rhyme