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Best Hurdles Poems

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

The Hurdles of Forgiveness
The Hurdles of Forgiveness

Forgiveness is a skill, a strength
because it is born out of character
and does not come easy.
It is a  mountain encountered on...

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Categories: hurdles, forgiveness,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member The river and I
I move with the river, it moves with me
We move in synchronicity
My thoughts flow with currents
Push my feelings around the bends
It heals my wounds, the...

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Categories: hurdles, endurance, river,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Crossing Over

It took the Israelites forty years
to finally reach the promised land.
I could well take double that time
till my long journey comes to an end.
Having trekked...

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Categories: hurdles, faith,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The City Zoo
A cute gentile pig in New York
plays hopscotch over turtle hurdles
which eased her bunny
until a smack talking turkey announced,
'Did you hear how the skunks in...

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Categories: hurdles, animal, friendship, fun, silly,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Gutter Pavement Runway Flight
They elude me now ...words
Drinking befits a drowning man possessed
Swimming off this broken page
Baton winning in a relay race
I breached the ribbon sliced with chest

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Categories: hurdles, addiction, appreciation, day, drug, joy,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member If you want to be a river
Rush down from the hills and mountains
Maneuvering around untold hurdles
Negotiating paths of least resistance

Adorn your banks with trees in blossoms
Be the source of food and...

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Categories: hurdles, inspirational, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Urim Ubiquity

Perchance to take nocturnal flight,
where would wayfaring dreams land?
With the toss of a godly lot,
one’s fate is always seraphim certain
The place of destiny divine
remains a...

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Categories: hurdles, allusion, spiritual, visionary, wisdom,
Form: Pastoral
clean india
I dream of a beautiful India
Where the roads are neat and clean
Where proper public toilets are built
And the fields are always green
I dream of India...

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Categories: hurdles, inspirational,
Form: ABC
The Definition Of A Real Woman
(W)- A real woman knows that the wages of sin is death so she is not concerned about the wages of a real man, because...

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© Tay Reid  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hurdles, anniversary, beauty, butterfly, courage, dedication, devotion,
Form: Ballad
A Tribute to Jayson, My Brave Warrior
A Tribute to Jayson, My Brave Warrior

My dear son, Jayson
When you called late last night to let me know
You were deploying to go overseas tomorrow

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Categories: hurdles, love, missing you, soldier, son, tribute,
Form: Free verse
Seed Of Friendship-A dedication
L-iving in a world of vast 
souls formed from 
another voided world,
E-ntering thru portals 
from their world to earth.
O-ozing spetacular smell 
and wail when the...

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Categories: hurdles, addiction, angel, care, change, character, childhood,
Form: Acrostic
Golden Horse Ride
The oncoming truck swerved into my lane
And there was not enough time for veering
But I was suddenly relieved from the pain
By a golden horse with...

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Categories: hurdles, horse, journey,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member In Twenty Four Hours
In twenty four hours life can drastically change.....

One moment blissfully happy walking on cloud nine
Thinking life is beautiful and wonderful, oh so divine
Then something happens...

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Categories: hurdles, angst, hope, life, life, life, love,
Form: Rhyme
Yoga in Poem A Novel Approach Step 7

Yoga in Poem A Novel Approach Step 7

Janushirasana – Knee- Head Pose  

In praise of Janushirasana

There are many Asanas 
And postures in Yoga
Full of...

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Categories: hurdles, art, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
The Lady in Black
Smoke comes off the chimney tops
Trails behind the breeze as the rain drops
Hurdles under the clouds to seek shelter
Disappears in the vapor of a darkest...

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© Ziad Gadou  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hurdles, anger, beauty, dark, death,
Form: Quatrain
Never Quit
Never Quit

Can you put together and combine each one?
Then when completed and are finally done
Many ideas in your mind caused much traffic
And soon became a...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hurdles, emotions, poetry,
Form: Couplet
White Daisies Bloom
Past scenic trails once never touched
from hands of man no graces' clutched
near cloudless skies where beauty rests
in trees of maple songbirds nest

In rays of sun...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hurdles, love, marriage,
Form: Sonnet
A Sinner's Prayer

Oh Lord, I am selfish but no fish I sell
A true believer I am though I’m an outlaw,
I’m your truant Christian;
Every day, I fear to...

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Categories: hurdles, anger, courage, prayer, sin,
Form: ABC
Premium Member creative conformity
I have a lovely daughter, who is a lovely mess,
for every rule you give her, she will have to test.
She’s always just inside the lines...

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© P.S. AWTRY  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hurdles, art, daughter, fashion, funny, school,
Form: Rhyme
May the road never end
I Walked alone on a rainy day through an abandoned road,
        with lofty trees and bushes at the...

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Categories: hurdles, cute, nature,
Form: Free verse
King With No Crown

Kindly, God created humans with luck
In a garden, He placed Adam with martini
Not to live hurdles, but happiness in ton
Gambling, humans weren’t allowed to long


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Categories: hurdles, anger, power,
Form: ABC
Premium Member I'm A Survivor
Our family heartbroken when my father died
Looking back don't know how we survived
Must be an invisible hand that was our guide

Staying with strangers I swallowed...

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Categories: hurdles, family,
Form: Terzanelle
The resilient heart
Being broken into pieces by repeated defeat,
I was knocked down; heart skipped its beat,
The last hope was vanished; no signs to succeed,
Failures had drained all...

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Categories: hurdles, addiction, heart, inspiration, inspirational, motivation, success,
Form: Rhyme
Family is Togetherness -
Where there is hardship, struggle and heartbreak - There is Family
Where there is sorrow, tears and disappointment - There is Family
Where there...

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Categories: hurdles, appreciation, encouraging, family, love, relationship, strength,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Sea
The warm sand sifts between my toes
The water sees what no-one knows
Because I whisper to the waves
Deep things that hurt from hidden caves
When the waves...

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Categories: hurdles, sea, strength,
Form: Rhyme