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Best Hurtle Poems

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

Turtle Hurtle sat on a myrtle


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Categories: hurtle, fun, funny,
Form: Limerick

Popcorn Music
Pop (corn) Music


It’s time to dance, time to tango
There’s a Canadian on the banjo
When he sees the guitar strings
Jack’s mirth grows soaring wings;
As he scans...

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Categories: hurtle,
Form: Rhyme
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
There's four ninja turtles
Cleaning up the streets
Trained in the art of ninja karate-e
They hide down in the sewers
Watching for criminals
Could it be for real or...

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Categories: hurtle, adventure,
Form: Lyric
Saint Blackheart
Saint Blackheart walks the Autumn streets and smiles with diamond eyes;
   She's well-aware of what you think, but listens to your lies.
Confess your...

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Categories: hurtle, allegory, death, imagination, introspection, life, people,
Form: Heroic Couplets
Premium Member Traveling light
I am a photon
a tiny bundle of energy.
My brothers and I
oscillate in synchronized breath;
as a wave, 
we hurtle
through black  voids,
three hundred thousand kilometers
each second,

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Categories: hurtle, light, nature, star,
Form: Free verse

The Mailbox
He remembers when his many bolts
weren't ringed in rust,
and his seams weren't blackened
with years of grime and dust.

The post upon which he sat
was gray and...

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Categories: hurtle, hope, life, time, night, night,
Form: Personification
Premium Member My Celestial Sled

I was looking at the starry sky
When past a comet sped.
Oh, how I wished I could
Attach to it a sled.

I'd hurtle through the universe
Such things...

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© Gary Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hurtle, adventure, fantasy, imagination, space,
Form: Rhyme
Autumn winds sway the trees,
blowing, swirling dry brown leaves,
coats of dogs and cats get thick,
dusk is grey and comes too quick.

Early morning skies are pale,

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Categories: hurtle, angst, anniversary, death, mother
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Traveling light
Unburdened by mass,
star born 
through vacuum voids.

They reach a planet
where green continents swim 
in blue oceans.
It is night. A woman
looks up at the sky.

The photons...

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Categories: hurtle, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Jingle-jangle bells
Jingle-jangle bells
   Sing-song syncopation
Ambulances hurtle down streets
   of post-war Europe

Eerie bells; haunting bells
   ghosts of round-ups, of Auschwitz 

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Categories: hurtle, death, pain, sound,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member When Bad Things Happen to Good People
 In the cold sea my pants fell down and sunk,
 and when I came out part of me had shrunk.
   Girls pointed...

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Categories: hurtle, beach, fun, funny,
Form: Limerick

This night, I am trapped behind a face. 
My eyes are barred with tears that blur 
the look in them I would like so much...

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Categories: hurtle, angst, hope, life, satire, day,
Form: Free verse
Heart of the City
    In a thousand city 
    lovers caress each 
   On the streets 
auto lights...

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Categories: hurtle, heart, love, urban,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Saturn's Rings

Saturn's rings appeal to me,
I'd give them a try.
Get myself a rocket ship
And hurtle through the sky.

Travelling at the speed of light
It wouldn't take a...

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© Gary Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hurtle, space,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member My celestial sled

I was looking at the starry night
When past a comet sped.
Oh, how I wished I could
Attach to it a sled.

I'd hurtle through the universe
Such things...

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© Gary Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hurtle, space, universe,
Form: Rhyme
Red Step in the Blitz
Drones abound the London sky 
Search lights stray and flick to something and nothing
The bicycle dings its bell every sixth house 
As the warden swishes...

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© Ian Foley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hurtle, war, house, fire, fire, house, london,
Form: Narrative
There’s a constant drive to automate all aspects of existence,
With devices and contraptions meant to give us all assistance,
In our busy daily lives, as we...

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Categories: hurtle, change, computer, culture, future,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I'm missing him
I ‘m missing him like we miss  that lost tooth till the gum heals.
I ‘ve been in the dentist’s chair
Had the anaesthetic but ...

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Categories: hurtle, absence, emotions,
Form: Free verse
Mary Kate
Mary Kate 
     nails polished with chocolate,
     dark hair stiff with peanut butter gel,

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Categories: hurtle, character, childhood, children, daughter, divorce, kid,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Yuliya's Father's Cottage Part 1
The ride to the country is uneventful
Except that I feel a little like
A man riding inside a cannon ball.
Yuliya's father Igor drives
I'm also up front...

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Categories: hurtle, love, integrity, , memorial,
Form: Blank verse
If a Tortoise, If a Turtle
Dedicated to my favourite poet - Shelley

If a tortoise, if a turtle
You are never going to hurtle
Witness how your limbs are placed
Splayed east to west,...

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Categories: hurtle, animal, destiny, funny, health, natural disasters,
Form: Dramatic Verse
A Mouth Full (Round Six)
Purely passionate pupils of purple,
Feeling free to fumble forward for fine
Lovely long lustfully licked luscious lines,
Satisfying some sweet supple circles.
Fondling phenomenally fertile,
Marvelously matched, mounted mounds...

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Categories: hurtle, passion
Form: Italian Sonnet
Premium Member Shooting Blanks
(Haiku or new haiku? That is the question!)

It’s awful, those days when you seem to shoot blanks,
When your poet’s voice just isn’t humming,
Your only sure...

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Categories: hurtle, poetry, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Our young visitor holds sway
The cars all line up for the big race,
Determination set on the drivers face.
Off they go at frightening speed,
All are vying to be in the...

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Categories: hurtle, adventure, childhood, fun, grandson, imagination,
Form: Rhyme
The darkening
Thy art once ennobled; now hurtle obstreperously across the lilting brains of my children,
racked and ruined; warred to trounce,
bedeviled and vitiated for just an ounce!


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Categories: hurtle, poetry, sad, write, writing,
Form: I do not know?