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Best Hustling Poems

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


Premium Member Hustling And Bustling- The Ghetto's Slogan
So packed and full is the train
a lot die trying
to taste of its final gain.
This journey so full of pain
as it seems
all that Life can...

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Categories: hustling, poverty, success, visionary, work,
Form: Prose Poetry



Premium Member Invisible: co-written with C Devonshire
clad in rags, he wanders on Wall Street
   he is invisible to hustling stock brokers
       he is...

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Categories: hustling, remember, veterans day,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Poetic Trilogy On Life's Great Beauty
A Poetic Trilogy On Life's Great Beauty

(I.)
Beauty That Many Of Us Oft Miss

Skies dancing above Nature's treasures
With birds flying through its rainbow lights
Greatness, man can...

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Categories: hustling, appreciation, beautiful, family, life, love, memory,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Faithful Shadow
I saw a death shadow in the eyes of my infancy
a soft mercy with calm blue fancy,
in childhood, when free will asserted it's wild supremacy
we...

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Categories: hustling, death, gothic, heart, introspection, passion, philosophy,
Form: Ode
Seaside
The see-saw backsides of obesity traverse across the promenade
  Led by bustling torpedo breasts thrusting through the hustling throng;
Past tarnished chromium espresso bars, burger...

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© Tony Bush  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hustling, parody, people, places, sea, seasons,
Form: Verse



I Sought Him
I sought Him by the roadside,
Where the flowers grew so fair,
And breezes blew, and birds sang,
But He wasn't there.

I sought Him in the marketplace,
In the...

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Categories: hustling, appreciation, blessing, christian, desire, faith, feelings,
Form: Lyric
Be On Guard
Cool breeze swept into the room
Sound of trees rustling and hustling
Birds were silent, winds singing
Fright walked in ghostly gloom

 Here stood a bloody evil-like monster
A deadly...

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Categories: hustling, bible, evil, jesus, lust, sin, spiritual,
Form: Quatrain
Venom Of Many
Tripping on the waves of fascination,
Could the tail lights of your love be far ahead?
The ripple effects of yesterday, can be felt today.
The balance of...

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Categories: hustling, love,
Form: Bio
when days are dark friends are few
When passion fails, love remains
Hills fell and thus will your obstacles
Even if it seems impossible
No one can withstand possibilities

Day after day try not to lose...

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Categories: hustling, humor, inspirational,
Form: Acrostic
For The Love Of Meth
 you got a face that only a mother could love
and it screams for the love of meth
if you counted your teeth by twos 
you...

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Categories: hustling, abuse, addiction, slam,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Invisible Co-write with Paul Callus
clad in rags, he wanders on Wall Street
   he is invisible to hustling stock brokers
       he is...

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Categories: hustling, veterans day,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Once Upon a Time
Livelihood is in clothing but deprived of its sleeves
sustenance never recognizing a path
to stability and regularity
basic needs tripling into an extended family.
Yet I survived.

Some long...

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Categories: hustling, character, cheer up, destiny, education, encouraging,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Peace Be Still
I kept searching for years when the answer I seek was so near. I kept looking for a profound  answer but found myself on...

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Categories: hustling, adventure, angel, blessing, boat, faith, freedom,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Race-Ism
Race-Ism

What makes one man or woman better than another?
Should we think differently of those who adapted
to another environment and adapted another color?

If our differences are...

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Categories: hustling, black african american, immigration, native american,
Form: Rhyme
Cinderella's Starry Night
Winds hustling pass the speed limit. 
Trees whispering gossip; 
obviously a scandalous myth. 

She stares up into the copper brown walls. 
Resting, but not relaxing,...

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Categories: hustling, art, blue, fantasy, freedom, irony, princess,
Form: ekphrasis
mindless Judgement
  #racism #love  


Mindless judgement

I wonder when racism is going to end.
I hear loud screams and cries. 
As if a… lightning beam hit...

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Categories: hustling, black african american, color, death, deep,
Form: Rhyme
Charlotte Sweet Charlotte
Charlotte Sweet Charlotte
You are quiet tonight
You can still see the stars from your streets
A city so charming
And filled with delight
This southerner sure can compete

Unlike other...

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Categories: hustling, community, football, mountains, places, poetry,
Form: Personification
Premium Member The Dilettante Diaries: Freedom Fall 8 and the Removal of Ray Bans
“Freedom Fall 8 and the Removal of Ray Bans”



The Dilettante Diaries: New Chapter 

Sometimes it’s necessary 
to 
Lose 
to
Win

Freedom Fall 8 
Sans Rays

A new chapter.
Light,...

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Categories: hustling, celebration, freedom, imagery, inspirational, journey, light,
Form: Free verse
from a distance
Form  a  distance  i  can  see  the  world,
From  a  distance  i  can  see...

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Categories: hustling, life, men, people, love, men, people,
Form: Blank verse
To my street soldiers
         TO MY STREET SOLDIERS
            ...

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Categories: hustling, black african american, city, culture, hip
Form: Rhyme
8 Mile Road
8 mile Road

Date: Mon, Dec 21 2015 at 1:50 AM

I hear the train coming
An I'm chasing the train humming
I see the smoke puffing
I see the...

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Categories: hustling, heaven, riddle, spoken word, truth, water,
Form: Free verse
Dominican Traffic
Copyright © 2015
11.12.2015
9:18pm


This crazy rush hour traffic, traffic
like swimming the Caribbean Sea,
in these streets you don't wanna be.
Headlights brighter than spaceships,
spaceships, these drivers make you
wanna...

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© Les Pruitt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hustling, adventure, corruption, culture, humor, people, places,
Form: Couplet
Ladder of hope
I'm the livest survivalest
Some say I did it to death.
I feel like I'm taking my first breaths,
on this blessed quest.

Down south it's heating up.
Fire is...

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Categories: hustling, urbanme,
Form: Lyric
FREEDOM IS FREE
                        ...

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Categories: hustling, freedom,
Form: Blank verse
STRIVE 1
Life is hard, tough, rough, like a brilo-pad
Growing up, street smart was all I had
I had no choice but to turn to the hood
It's difficult...

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Categories: hustling, life, metaphor, pain, people, poems, poetry,
Form: Rhyme