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Best Hydrants Poems

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


Police Brutality
Police brutality 
should not be 
ignored, but 
exposed.

Excessive force 
is being used on
innocent civilians 
over petty shit.

Protect And Serve
they pledge, feels 
more like a purge...

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© Poet Shi  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hydrants, sad,
Form: Blank verse



Premium Member The Armored Hearse
Prayers descend like acid rain from 
oligarch-soaked manchurians, stumping 
for elected office, praising hybrid 
demigods, passing out vouchers to the 
peasants.

A slow rumbling-
 part of...

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Categories: hydrants, allusion,
Form: Free verse
Frying Pan

Many springs have come and gone, 
the city roars and wheezes, 
concrete monsters block the prospect 
and restrict the balmy breezes. 

Summers stifle, streets are...

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Categories: hydrants, city, environment,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Batteries Not Included
Batteries Not Included


They sit – idle memories – languishing
crusted filth - a city’s weeping gutters.
Detritus of fast food disposal clings
to scentless bloodied thorns of tear...

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Categories: hydrants, city, snow, winter,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Deep In The Horizon
First comes Spring, with daisies and Easter eggs, 
And little girls running around wearing their Sunday best.
My peony's start blooming, followed by
long walks with my...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hydrants, autumn, christmas, nature, september, spring, summer,
Form: Narrative



I'm Gonna Write
Poet: Ken Jordan
Poem: I'm Gonna Write
Edited by: Sparkle Jordan
written: August/1988

I'm gonna write about 
my grandmama -

I'm gonna write about 
my mama -

I'm gonna write about
my love......

What I'm...

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© Ken Jordan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hydrants,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Defining Love

When asked to define the word love

My first thought was... it's impossible to explain love

How does one descibe the wind

How does one describe the cool...

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Categories: hydrants, love, , sweet love,
Form: Narrative
Frying Pan

Many springs have come and gone,
the city roars and wheezes,
concrete monsters block the prospect
and restrict the balmy breezes.

Summers stifle, streets are steaming,
hydrants bring some small...

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Categories: hydrants, on writing and words,
Form: Quatrain
Childhood in New York
Childhood in New York

Childhood in New York 
 
Pocket change dangling from open pockets 
candy stores soda fountains five and dimes 
root beer floats licorice...

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Categories: hydrants, america, city, culture,
Form: Free verse
Advice For Women Regarding Men
            Advice For Women Regarding Men

Check your man to see if he has teeth
If...

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Categories: hydrants, adventure, education, identity, relationship, silly, social,
Form: Didactic
The Blurred Times
The lines are blurred when blended
I know first hand that govenment grilled cheese sandwiches
are delicious as I shared them with Phillup my best friend,
black as...

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Categories: hydrants, peoplechildren, parents, summer, children, parents, summer,
Form: Narrative
brown just like me
it sure ain't the south but it sure was hot 
all the children danced in middle of the street 
just cooling off in the fire...

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Categories: hydrants, black african american, grandmother,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member The Mountain Run
       Oh no,
  The world has melted over.
We slide down every foreign affairs failure,
Crash through bargaining chips and...

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Categories: hydrants, mountains,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hot Summer Day




Mad as loons in the midday heat
Hydrants open, oh the treat.

Screaming, laughing, splashing too
Bystanders enjoying the hullabaloo.

Joyous children having fun
Cooling off beneath the Sun,

Smiling faces,...

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© Gary Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hydrants, children, fun, summer,
Form: Couplet
Frying Pan
Many springs have come and gone, 
the city roars and wheezes, 
concrete monsters block the prospect 
and restrict the balmy breezes. 

Summers stifle, streets are...

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Categories: hydrants, city,
Form: Quatrain
Frying Pan

...inspired by 'Blues' by Joseph Brodsky


Many springs have come and gone,
the city roars and wheezes,
concrete monsters block the prospect
and restrain the balmy breezes.

Summers stifle, streets...

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Categories: hydrants, community, new york,
Form: Quatrain
Frying Pan


Many springs have come and gone,
the city roars and wheezes,
concrete monsters block the prospect
and restrict the balmy breezes.

Summers stifle, streets are steaming,
hydrants bring some small...

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Categories: hydrants, on writing and words,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Heat Wave
Heat from  the pavement
Rises in shimmering waves
Torrid  summer day 

Looking for relief
Fire hydrants gush cooling spray
City children play
...

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Categories: hydrants, childhood, places
Form: Haiku
February Morning
Winter thaw – last weekend.
Now, sparkling drops
coat my car’s rusted body.
I attack – a towel, a broom,
blue ice scraper. 
My fingers turn red, hair falls...

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© Robin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hydrants, naturecar,
Form: Free verse
roosevelt road
they came in three's 
as my big brother 
placed a wooden plank 
splitting the rushing water
from the mouth of the fire hydrants
 
running throughout the...

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Categories: hydrants, black african american,
Form: Light Verse
Frying Pan

...inspired by 'Blues' by Joseph Brodsky


Many springs have come and gone,
the city roars and wheezes,
concrete monsters block the prospect
and restrain the balmy breezes.

Summers stifle, streets...

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Categories: hydrants, writing,
Form: Quatrain
How the Acid Rain Riots Stole my Innocents
As Nissan cars drove through the bars they picked up Jesus who yelled out to 
the populous HEY LOOK AT ME I’M FREE! And he...

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© Lisa Geier  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hydrants, philosophy, me, rain, fire, day, fire,
Form: Free verse
Frying Pan
Many springs have come and gone, 
the city roars and wheezes, 
concrete monsters block the prospect 
and restrict the balmy breezes. 

Summers stifle, streets are...

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Categories: hydrants, writing,
Form: Quatrain
Love letter
Oh, the way you touch me!
Shivers down my spine as your firm
     but loving grip sends my neck into frenzy 
As...

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Categories: hydrants, dog, love, lust, pets,
Form: Free verse
i am who you say that i am
wow that giant smile captured me 
from across the room quickly 
i was taken back to happier times 
prancing in fire hydrants singing 

the blues...

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Categories: hydrants, jesus,
Form: Blank verse