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Best Hydrant Poems

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

Premium Member The Fire Hydrant
Ghetto dreams, ponder
Broke hydrant, cement
Only leaking tears

© Drake J. Eszes

Submitted to Charles Henderson's: "Haiku your way" contest....

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Categories: hydrant, introspection, loss, sad, urban
Form: Haiku

Red, short, and stumpy
Ready to go any time
I'll hook up my hose...

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Categories: hydrant, allah,
Form: Abecedarian
Premium Member King Of The Fire Hydrant

By day he pretends
To be a janitor
Spending his time
Sitting on the corner hydrant
Enjoying nature's comforts
Fresh air
And the Sun
Watching and
Seeing everything.

The locals come to him for...

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Categories: hydrant, peoplemen,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Summer Al Fresco
Summer Al Fresco
by Valerie D. Staton

Parched people frolic
Underneath aquatic arch
Open hydrant – no fire

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Categories: hydrant, fun, summer, water, weather,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Gone Fishing
The snow so deep… That it was over our heads… Was a melting by the hour!
Give it a day, or two at most… and with...

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Categories: hydrant, adventure, funny, happy, humor, imagination, smile,
Form: Light Verse

Premium Member I am so about this
Standing next to a fire hydrant
Sitting on a park bench
Bothered by you
rather I be alone
Looking into a broken mirror
People bore me. That they do.
I'm a...

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Categories: hydrant, crazy, dark, deep, humor, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Begging Change from Society
The busted fire hydrant on the corner sprays water down like rain.
Water gushes down the dirty gutter, relieving this humid pain.

Sipping iced tea in their...

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© Susan Berg  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hydrant, life, people, social, urban
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Hot Summer Day
Sun poures its hot rain.

It wades drinking away the race body heat, 

beneath their feet as they walk the baking street.  

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hydrant, children, fun, water,
Form: Free verse
Walking Backwards

People always walk their pet Time
in linear leash fashion
But their four dimension-legged friend
don’t always lead them
the right bipedal way
When you take a trip down Memory...

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Categories: hydrant, allegory, life, time, wisdom,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Milbank my home
Leaving my home in the city
Gray lonely,and faceless
When the sun did shine
We'd run to the corner of 166
By Moes candy store
And jump into our neighborhood...

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Categories: hydrant, childhood, daffodils, dedication, growing up, life,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Super Duper Guy and Dragon
Hubby was working, out of town, lately, so we went to pick him up.
And we passed thru the town of Metropolis in our ancient pickup...

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Categories: hydrant, fantasy, fun, funny, hero, humor, humorous,
Form: Light Verse
Crazy Day
 Ever find yourself getting
 up on the wrong side of 
 the bed, knowing your 
 going to have one of those 

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Categories: hydrant, funny,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member What Would You Do If

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Categories: hydrant, abuse, america, analogy, black african american,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Picking Up Hubby
Hubby works in the next town, and I drop him off… quietly each morn.
But when it’s night…  and time to pick him up…Dragon comes...

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Categories: hydrant, fantasy, fun, hilarious, humor, humorous, imagination,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member fire and water
the fire hydrant comes handy
first and fore most it saves lives
but to walk a dog in the city
it's a place of choice
better than the lamp...

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Categories: hydrant, education,
Form: Free verse
Dreaming with Eyes Open
I come from a place where its all about your pace
Where hopes and dreams, Are written on your face
Sink or Swim, How?, If in a...

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Categories: hydrant, city, dream, encouraging, growing up, inspiration,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member heroine
 as not you with yarmulke
delivering yogurts past the age of curdle
what you asked from me a cuddle

as in a tent you phantom 
I'll be...

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Categories: hydrant, art, , Lullaby,
Form: Blank verse
Walking Meditation
Walking Meditation
                    by Odin Roark

“And I...

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© Odin Roark  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hydrant, hope, introspection, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hot Summer Day
A group of city kids, so bored
one sizzling summer day,
hoped for cool respite from the heat,
for they still wished to play.

They didn’t want to sit...

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Categories: hydrant, childhood, fun, summer,
Form: Quatrain
Coffee House
Cells and fibres exploding, consumptive thirst! Lip vibrate
A leaf trembling in dry enegry of summer's sizzling heat
Come turn to the modern oasis, the city's teeming...

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Categories: hydrant, life, social,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member One Hot Summer Day
On a blistering August day,
hot sweaty kids just wished to play.

Someone (nobody stills knows who)
turned on the hydrant. Water flew!

It flew and like a geyster...

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Categories: hydrant, summer,
Form: Couplet
New York Summer
Sticky, humid, skin
Sweltering inferno blaze
Summer has no wind

The flies are dizzy
Joy hums from each piazza 
Two views of day's rot

The hydrant founts glee
No rain promised...

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Categories: hydrant, nature
Form: Haiku
Premium Member All Aboard
   Who suggests a trip back...rides to this bit of nostalgia in the middle years of the Great Depression aboard a Chicago elevated...

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Categories: hydrant, city, imagery, perspective,
Form: Prose
Green eyes staring for a thousand years
I buried my dog today,
For the third time.

I had named him Zombie, a puppy with green eyes and wild grey fur, staring at me from...

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Categories: hydrant, absence, bereavement, horror,
Form: Free verse
Summers with Granddad

Time held in his hand,
a shoebox cradled the past,
treasures saved for a grandson.
Granddad's pocketwatch
was tarnished with memories
in an attic of summers.
A family bond,
sun-drenched hours with...

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Categories: hydrant, childhood, family, seasons, urban, family, family,
Form: Sedoka