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Best Hustle Poems

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


Premium Member An Unpoetic Hustle
Because my brilliant hooks read indirect,
But bait directly one illiterate,
They likely slip stripped fish-net intellect,
Thus, now, I’ll lure completely different:
Just like the redwood trees that...

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Categories: hustle, parody,
Form: Sonnet



Do Not Grieve Your Muse
              (For My Younger Self)



You have forgotten your muse.
You neglected her, in...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hustle, introspection, life, poetry, youth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Inner Voice


I leave the daily hustle and bustle
of a city's cacophony of sound.
And go to where the leaves softly rustle 
in the breeze... and no one...

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Categories: hustle, 8th grade, beauty, feelings, how i
Form: Sonnet
Life is a Dance
Sometimes life is such a bore we run on automatic;
Then it’s time to tango for a dash of the dramatic.
Or when things are dull and...

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Categories: hustle, life, life, life, time,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Saints and Demons on Halloween
 
On the eve of All Saints Day known as Halloween
We've a night where nothing is ever as it seems
 
Abraham, Martin and John hosted...

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Categories: hustle, holiday
Form: Couplet



Premium Member Dusk -----
The day subsides, the sun descends,
A massive disc dipping into the horizon.
The tides ebb, waves lap the shore
Dusk holds sway: I fall into deep thought
I...

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Categories: hustle, longing, love, sunset,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Admissions of a Sloth
I like to exercise my mind, but how I hate to work.
Whatever needs exertion is the action that I shirk.
Labor with the brain is fine....

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Categories: hustle, funny, workme,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member A Lonely Ruin -----
Etched in my soul
is the peace of a lonely ruin,
an old chapel on the skull
of a hill surrounded by pasture land
and wind swept trees.
Below a...

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Categories: hustle, anxiety, appreciation, christian,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 'Twas The Night Before Christmas And Christ Was Left Out
Twas the night before christmas 
and Christ was left out,
with no peep of the Good News,
no mountainous shout.

Stockings were hung 
by the chimney the same,...

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Categories: hustle, celebration, christmas, giving, god, irony, jesus,
Form: Rhyme
Letter to a Young Rap Artist
Look, anyone can stick two words together and rhyme,
But you gotta have rhythm and you gotta have time,
And you gotta have the guts to put...

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© Nick Ruff  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hustle, imaginationwrite, write,
Form: Rhyme
How to love
The red rose asked the blue butterfly..,
 "Where were you since the last goodbye ?
So much I missed you in silent sigh...
With tears of dew....my...

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Categories: hustle, art, beautiful, butterfly, cute love, emotions,
Form: Rhyme
Twenty Years From Now
I have got no doubt twenty years from now
I’ll transform myself into fragrant air
To write rhymes as you’ll come under the bough
So fondly I’ll raise...

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Categories: hustle, death, emotions, humanity, life, moving on,
Form: Rhyme
London
London

The tour of London begins
 In the streets of my mind,
  Through past and present
   Intrinsically entwined,
    Through people...

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Categories: hustle, london,
Form: Rhyme
Starry Eyed
In my hand an empty pack of camel crushes... I smoked them all. 
All the pacing from the stress has beat the pavement raw.
Anger from...

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Categories: hustle, child, dad, dedication, father, hip hop,
Form: Rhyme
Christmas Again
Here it is Christmas again,
My,how time gets away.
It seems like last Christmas,
Was just yesterday.
All that rushing here and there,
Trying to get ahead,
Trying to plan the...

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Categories: hustle, holiday, religion, christmas, christmas,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Day Break
The sun slowly rises over the horizon
casting its rays turning night to day.
Chasing away the lingering darkness
revealing the hills and shadow cast valleys.

Details become more...

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Categories: hustle, day, nature, sun,
Form: Verse
Face Of A Beggar Child
FACE OF A BEGGAR CHILD

I saw your tear-stained face O’ child
It swam before my eyes at night
I clearly saw your life’s struggle,
Your painful hunger pangs...

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Categories: hustle, caregiving, childhood, children, life, sad, sympathy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Wildflower

A wildflower grows on the cobblestoned streets of this dingy town,
Among the dirt and debris left behind by the seasons.
A misplaced beauty working her way...

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Categories: hustle, beautiful, flower, longing,
Form: Prose
Life Station
Pecking quick, a parting kiss
Pumping legs, a train to miss
Lovers waving, strangers pass
Tears and hugs a whistle blast 
Scanning papers on news stands
Pats on backs...

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Categories: hustle, introspection, life, people
Form: Rhyme
MY TRAIN OF THOUGHT NOW AT 36
we stimulate our minds for our intellect to grow
becoming more technical
remaining spiritually slow

so we face trials and tribulation
crisis and complications
praising God, while serving Satan
expecting love...

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Categories: hustle, caregiving, faith, philosophy, song-pain,
Form: Rhyme
Little Green Laughter
~~~
Sunlight sweeps above the dale, while shades of Heather lift their veil
Then gentle mist of morning swirls, enhancing dawn with nature's pearls
~
Songbird's flight encircles glen,...

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© Rex McCoy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hustle, celebration, fairy, green, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Bring to life- the clothes peg

It lies with it's kin in the bag they live in, collectively known as a 'float',
not quite sure why that's so but there's one thing...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hustle, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Home Anywhere For The Holidays
The bright Christmas lights on my city house are so colorful and traditional,
hopefully when I get my high utility bill I won't become too irrational,
and...

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Categories: hustle, christmas, holiday, home, humor,
Form: Light Verse
A Moment In Time

A glistening cobweb, on an old timber gate

Rainbows reside in each drop of morns dew.

Thin strands of white mist in the sun dissipate 

A scurrying...

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Categories: hustle, nature,
Form: Quatrain
Off Balance
There are days it seems I have
Too much upon my plate.
Whether this is good or not
Is up for some debate.

On the plus side, it feels...

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Categories: hustle, life,
Form: Rhyme