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Best Hurling Poems

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

Premium Member The Child-Measurers
The school was a cauldron of mischief and learning,
The children were children, their impish minds turning,
until, at the will of political men 
came an army...

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Categories: hurling, children, education, teacher,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member The Fall of The Winter King
The Fall of The Winter King    

He had risen to power
fueled by a vicious and ruthless determination
to reclaim a lost throne.

His tactics...

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Categories: hurling, flower, nature, seasons, spring,
Form: Epic
Little Glistening Salmon
“Momma… what are those lights up there?”
“Those are salmon fish, glistening in the sky…”


She begs to understand your fears, your passions, your pursuits
She is down...

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Categories: hurling, adventure, appreciation, beauty, earth, imagination, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Days sneak up on the sleeper,
Either anticipated, or scorned
To the pessimist, they are dwindling,
And to the bright eye—they carry on beyond our selfish minds

Upon the...

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Categories: hurling, animal, beauty, day, deep, growth, life,
Form: Free verse

A soft lisp runs through blonde summer grasses,
shoving at kites or the hems of long skirts.
Umbrellas and hats stir as it passes, 
jumbling at...

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© Edlynn Nau  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hurling, nature, wind,
Form: Sonnet

Premium Member Cloud Weavers
Little child
Your tiny hands hold a little flower
Delicately, you start weaving a story about peace
In your gentleness, you understand how happiness works
It is the sanctuary...

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Categories: hurling, life, lost, love, spoken word, truth,
Form: Free verse
Light On the Devil's Chord - Day 6
Upon this date he spoke no more of the preceding moments, 
Tearing and hurling insult upon insult
In several directions, his tongue whipped and scorched me,

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Categories: hurling, adventure, character, gothic, heart, love, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member IN PITS OF PAIN

Inside scrapings of darkness
how restless and doomed,
the bellow crashing in like
an agonized moon; 

the tunnel hears blood whooshing
in pits full of rain,
hurling damn imaginings
of her...

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Categories: hurling, angst,
Form: Personification
Devil's Island
I'll tell you a tale
of our own Devil's Island
and the demonic crash
of the waves in the swell.
The smell and the taste
of the ball breaking weather;

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Categories: hurling, adventureold, old,
Form: Rhyme
Sulu, Lock Phasers and Await My Command 1
Captains Log Star date 8391.1,

I now face a terrible dilemma.  After the bloodiest of battles with a crew from 
another dimension, a crew of...

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© The Fringe  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hurling, philosophy, spaceme, me,
Form: I do not know?
Unspoken words hang in the stillness of unmindful space,
  like a touch never to be felt
    A sight never to be...

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Categories: hurling, lost lovefaith,
Form: I do not know?

We’d had an angry tearful spat
Don’t remember over what:
Stormed out of house down to beach.      ...

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Categories: hurling, allegory
Form: Narrative
Bike Riding
Bike Riding

Once, I was able to navigate my sleek black Fuji racer, sitting arrow straight, pushing hard, and hands at my side. It’s amazing to...

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© Steve Zak  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hurling, adventure, change, nostalgia, old, wisdom, youth,
Form: Verse

rented bicycles

our wobbly legs

older now

couldn’t carry us

to that paddy’s day bar

when you're young

the winds at your back

red-faced jubilation

legs pumping

wheels going round and round


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Categories: hurling, friendship,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member BYGONE DAYS

They slipped away
One by one
The bygone days
Of summer

Forgotten windchime
Gently tingles
To the breeze ringing
Its last serenade

Wispy sunlight
Resisting gives way
To cold dark skies
And hurling winds

posted on October...

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Categories: hurling, autumn, seasons, summer, sunshine, time, weather,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member What Kind of People Are We
What Kind of People Are We

In a Shakespearean sense of tragedy and doubt the well-used
“To Be or Not To Be” from Hamlet is not the...

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Categories: hurling, conflict, fear, humanity, immigration, international, poverty,
Form: Narrative

Pleasure primes pain,
Wit wonders why?
Glimpse gutsy gain,
Style sanguine sigh.

Fancy feels faint,
Big blossoms bulge;
Queer questions quaint,
Ideas indulge.

Prompt payment plays,
Ask apt award;
Death delays day,
Reap real reward.

Action aids...

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Categories: hurling, onomatopoeia,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Ring of Truth
The First Round

You are a pothole that I swerve not to hit.

But you follow my trail endlessly and the sniffing.

When I am cornered I lash...

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Categories: hurling, history, introspection, me, me,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member A Sad Man
He is a sad man, badly flawed, but hardworking
He believes he is beyond reproach, just like many proud men do 
That face does not crack...

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Categories: hurling, imagination, life, work, night, home, home,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Simple Days
Otis Wheat was a simple man.  He didn’t have much to say and when he did say something it was worth listening to. ...

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Categories: hurling, age,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Lost Love Deliria - Part 3
  Part 3

9th Delerium: Emptyness
Water wheels in wastelands... turning,
drowning relics in the slum
Rumpled rags of fashioned burlap... burning,
lit by bandits blind and dumb
Pastured prisons,...

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Categories: hurling, lost love, time,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Never Land Part 8
    The Monk of Mock has fled the flock caught knocking up a tween.
     (She brought to light...

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Categories: hurling, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme
A Teacher should have Teacher-like Qualities
They sit gossiping 
around on chairs
Under shady walnut
Sh! Sh! Backbiting! 
Abusing! Loud laughing…
having fun!
A proud young man 
newly appointed
Abused his pupils in 
When I in...

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© fayaz bhat  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hurling, romantic, student, teacher,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member VOICES

Work wealth worthwhile
Spread sensuous smiles

Thrill tender times
Ride richer rhymes

Pick piquant poise
Charm cheery choice

Live laughter loud
Purge posture proud

Quick quirky quest
Belief blooms best

Mosaic meets mood
Glimpse growing good


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Categories: hurling, blessing,
Form: Alliteration
Frozen in time
As history unravels in front of my eyes,
hurling truths through an intermediary,
I try to see the picture clearly. The seer 
had seen the turbid future...

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Categories: hurling, memory, mystery,
Form: Free verse