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Best Hy Poems

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

Premium Member WOOLY
Why do you try to pull the wool over my eyes?
Others can see your own hypocrisy 
Often telling blatant lies 
Life is for living, 

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Categories: hy, anger, for her, how i feel,
Form: Acrostic

Premium Member Nagbepaling
Wie waak oor ons gans die wakkernag?
Vind sondes.lank vergete
n aanklag eggo in die gewete
Dalk net stank demone
Wat slaaploos toi-toi in talle drome

Watter wekker skrik sy...

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Categories: hy, introspection, irony,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member NEW YORK CITY
A llegiance to no other VICE except a NEW YORK CITY ATTITUDE
B oroughs Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan, Queens and Staten island, take your pick
C ity that...

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Categories: hy, abuse, adventure, anxiety, basketball, community, freedom,
Form: Abecedarian
Premium Member Why does it have to be , ABCD and not WXYZ
Zooming at the very end
Yelling around I find my way
Xtremely touchy and tearful
Why does it always have to be

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Categories: hy, child, kids, funny, humorous,
Form: ABC
Biltong and Bread
Konkas draw a blanket over the flats,
but our state live like over fed fat cats
Zuma had another great opinion,
now we must dream of a Rand...

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© Just James  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hy, conflict, irony, social,
Form: Sonnet

Openly opinionated 
Blunt with few social skills
Nobody likes a know it all
Overbearing and rude 
Xanthippe – this speaks for itself!
Ignorant of the feelings of others

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Categories: hy, anger, for her,
Form: Acrostic

Ek staan vanaand en kyk na my land 
Suid Afrika.

Waar is ons land dan? Waar gaan 
ons le vanaand? 

Ek sien weer...

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Categories: hy, africa
Form: ABC
What I Want--Only You
Trying to find Light in life, walking on sharp knife, darkness everywhere is seen..
Seeing families, moving in valleys, I'm lost in the field green

Crying of...

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© Saba Khan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hy, parents,
Form: Rhyme
Repeat of History

Recollections of childhood
when life was simplistic,
brings to memory, days 
filled of toilsome work
and long hours.
Yet in its own way, bestows
feelings of warmth, safety 
and at...

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Categories: hy, childhood,
Form: Free verse
hy does my skin feel so cold
A stray thought
resting on my lonely mind
The feeling of warmth 
fleeting, vanished along with the rolling clouds
Is this supposed...

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Categories: hy, hero, history,
Form: Free verse
Paint and Poetry
Throw myself into my poetry
Fling myself until I bleed
Until I'm knee deep in similes 
Until from my eyes seep seas of salty seeds
Spiraling in...

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Categories: hy, art, black african american, confidence, creation,
Form: Lyric
Die Lewens gang
Die Lewens gang 

So dwaal ek rond in die lewens gang 
vol van verlange en oral teen di mure 
hang potrete van herineringe. 

Die tyd...

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Categories: hy, absence
Form: ABC
A Punctuated Poem
When you looked in to my eyes, my heart was stolen

I felt butterflies all the way down to my colon :P

When you kissed me in...

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Categories: hy, word play,
Form: Rhyme
Peace, love and pie
Thair is this girl called : peace , love & pie . Her dad jumps out of aero planes .

Noeboddy noze why ! She wants...

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© John Hall  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hy, america, father daughter, graduate,
Form: Bio
For that special someone
The woman I ask today,
Is not a perfect angel-
She has a few hairs that are gray,
And the things she throws can be fatal.
She drinks like...

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Categories: hy, for her, love, valentines day,
Form: Sonnet
Why are you all snickering at me

I'm telling you for the hundredth time

Not only am I not guilty,

Damn it, you know my farts smell sublime.


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Categories: hy, funny, humor, imagery, nonsense,
Form: Acrostic
Christmas surprise
Fire blazes dancing salsa in the chimney
Stars twinkling gracefully on the Christmas tree
She un-wraps the oddly big box, clapping her hands 
Screaming as a puppy...

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© Rahy Hy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hy, memory,
Form: Free verse
Die storie van klara viljee
 Die storie van Klara viljee . My insperasie babbel vol duine.
Die storie van Klara viljee . My insperasie babbel vol duine.

voel jy soms verlore...

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Categories: hy, age, birth, cheer up,
Form: ABC
 Inner eye now keenly observes obscure corners. There’s
 No fooling this steely auditor.
 Truths smothered should now be spoken. No more of those

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Categories: hy, introspection,
Form: Acrostic
Aatesh-e-ishq main bari deer tak jalaya khud ko
Pher teri yad main youn bhatkay k bhulaya khud ko.

Meray gham say teray chehray ki chamak barh jati...

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Categories: hy, sad love,
Form: Ghazal
Mine Your Mind
This be something like a Hy-mn,
so stop to begin, that was sang then with breaths we did send
our intentions, and in seconds granted perceptions, cause...

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Categories: hy, image, imagination, mirror, passion, peace, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Ek wou nie wees als wat ek kon 
Ek wou nie meer 0800 gedoen het 
as ander,
Maar ek moes, om 'n beter 
toekoms te he.


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Categories: hy, angst,
Form: Free verse
Speaking to my mirror, my words get virtual

God created the world with beautiful words

Let there be light, let there be life

But when it came to...

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Categories: hy, anti bullying, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
 -Dharga Nagar Safa

Why hide?,

W(hy)  H(ide),

W H,in why?,


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Categories: hy, conflict, funny, language,
Form: Free verse
Winter's slumber party
Sun rays are dancing on the frozen barley fields
Splashing a golden hue on the ragged shed’s bricks
Dried branches reaching out to the sun as in...

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© Rahy Hy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hy, winter, , Lullaby,
Form: Free verse