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Best Hustler Poems

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

Premium Member The Hustler and the Drunk
He stumbled in, as drunk as sin
with a limp and a nose full of red
He ordered cheap gin, and the blood dripped in
As he raised...

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© Joe Inka  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hustler, cowboy-western, people, social,
Form: Ballad

The sun is really high and hot;
his three-day shirt is all wet.
He carry academic papers in his file;
every day he walks for more than a...

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Categories: hustler, africa, life, loneliness, pain, poverty, rap,
Form: Rhyme
The Hustler
Hustling on point
No time to waste
On the go
On the move
Money on my mind
I care less 
About all else...
The hustler...

Love makes life 
Go round and round

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Categories: hustler, money
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Always a hustler
Every hustler has fallen.
Cracks in the concrete is how the streets are watching.
Calling me back, i thought i closed that door?
Slipping into darkness heating up...

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Categories: hustler, addiction, business, dark, evil, faith, leaving,
Form: Rhyme
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: hustler, parody,
Form: Sonnet

Misery begins at forty
I was a man, a cold blooded drunk, as they come.
I lived my whole life in a little house on my dad’s farm.
A broke hustler...

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Categories: hustler, age,
Form: Cowboy
allow me to introduce myself
My name is Keisha..
I am in love with myself
I don’t need anybody else
I do everything on my own anyway
I do what I want no matter...

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Categories: hustler, blessing, happiness, love, power, pride, self,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member SIN CITY
The Skyscrapers are so high; they seem to pierce the cerulean sky
Transpired by all those neon lights
So many have succumb to the city’s plight
People are...

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Categories: hustler, america, city, life, poverty, urban, drug,
Form: Rhyme
My Father's Shoes
Could i ever fill my father's shoes,
I don't know for i never knew the man whom 
belonged to the shoes i was supposed to fill,


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Categories: hustler, father, inspirational, loss, dad, dad, i
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Father Time's Reprise
Fr. Time, thanks for coming back again today.

Well now, you know I always have plenty of time
for Dr. Glory!

Thank you for that rather cloying and...

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Categories: hustler, god, humor, life, love, psychological, space,
Form: Narrative
Dreamers Dream
Dreamers Dream

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© Odin Roark  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hustler, dream,
Form: Free verse
No holds barred, utter defeat is what I see in those cards
No holds barred, utter defeat is what I see in those cards

It's a dirty...

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Categories: hustler, humorous, life, metaphor, money, music, people,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Shock Begins
The close family was all called in
Four days since hubby to home had been
The snooker hustler  played
High stakes for which he stayed
In the door...

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Categories: hustler, fear, feelings,
Form: Limerick
G o I n G h A i K u C r A Z y
The Hustler 
sun up ~ to sun .... down
racking ~ stacking ~ busting ...balls 
cues to leaving   ....  fast

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Categories: hustler, adventure, fantasy, friendship, visionary
Form: Haiku
Malcolm X
It is not as simple as merely changing one's name
You must understand the cauldron before that came
And the hustler's hair caught fire burning into red...

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Categories: hustler, black african american, prayer, fire, fire,
Form: Verse
Never give up, won't call me a quitter
My heart's like soap water, so nasty and bitter
Do it big, call me gigantic, it's going down, Titanic

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Categories: hustler, life, metaphor, people, poems, poetry, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Poetry Piled Up
I am a native criminal artistic creative poet/
against all odds a convict of christ in society, I must not stay below it/ 
This is my...

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Categories: hustler, imagination, life, native american, on writing
Form: Concrete
cry of africa
Throw me the dough to survive the jungle
The mastery of persistent i tangle
Call not away from the basin sides
Am a believer that rain...

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Categories: hustler, africa, anger, corruption, depression, future, heartbreak,
Form: Free verse
Currency War at Davos

Met a hustler named,Funky Cold Cash,

who had a swagger his attitude matched

with buckets of ducats and white collar dollars,

i watched as his limousine crashed...


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Categories: hustler, funny
Form: Free verse
I  met a man with scars in New Orleans
He worked a hustler bar in New Orleans

He went to The Double Play bar by bus

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Categories: hustler, angst, life, love, passion, urdu, me,
Form: Ghazal
Cash makes the world go round, spin
Don't I look like money, that's my twin
Gettin' money, like it's going out of style
I keep throwing it up,...

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Categories: hustler, humorous, life, money, music, people, poems,
Form: Rhyme
A crazy day
A crazy day 

Masculine in the stature
Outstanding in reaching out
The goal crawling to the pilot point
How slow like a snail it seems
And it looks so...

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Categories: hustler, analogy,
Form: Verse
Snake Eyes
I knew'd you was a snake
when I first saw you
laying your beady eyes on me
You were a grifter on the take,
working a con is what...

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Categories: hustler, conflict, social, trust,
Form: Rhyme
The Book of Proverbs deals with wisdom and instructions 
Its God's word on how to live a life of knowledgeable production 
Its a reflection on...

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Categories: hustler, inspirational, life, power, drug,
Form: Carpe Diem
Sam, Ginger, and Nicky
As a bookmaker, Sam Rothstein was the best.
The big bosses back home sent him out west.
Because of his amazing sports betting prowess,
they put him in...

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Categories: hustler, adventure, places,
Form: Rhyme