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Best Hyphen Poems

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

Chase the Hyphen
Chase Johnson-Mullins
was originally thought of as one of the dull’uns
then the hyphen was added
after most of his stats were conveniently padded....

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Categories: hyphen, angel,
Form: Clerihew

Premium Member We Will Get Our - Hyphen

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Categories: hyphen, humanity, introspection, life, truth,
Form: Rhyme
Parable of the Talent
Parable of the Talent

Date: Mon, Jan 18 2016 at 6:03 PM

Writing is The Gift
I use to Submit
My Innermost Wits
Dark Twists
Through The Eyes of The Prince

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Categories: hyphen, light, mirror, voyage, , literature,
Form: Free verse
You are my life's apostrophe
The part that has always been missing in me
You're right where the hyphen used to be-
You are my life's apostrophe

Once a...

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Categories: hyphen, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dying Mother
-  Dying Mother-            
Perched on her stool but getting there
Angry at paper that...

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Categories: hyphen, addiction, death,
Form: Free verse


They changed the "many fish," it is now called the "fishes"? 
As in more than "one wish" for our dreams, as in "wishes."

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© Edlynn Nau  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hyphen, humorous, language, words, writing,
Form: Light Verse
Winter Gravestone
winter gravestone
hyphen between dates
my father's life

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Categories: hyphen, farewell, father, winter,
Form: Haiku
Did you ever realise that one day you could be gone,

You’d close your eyes

Never to open them again.

That the world for you would stop,

But would...

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Categories: hyphen, culture, deep,
Form: Carpe Diem
if the sinking-of-boat …ice-cream by name 
be deducted from the swept-off-in-flood … by name roll no 31 
then would the wings of the comics 

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Categories: hyphen, fantasymay,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member In Leading-Strings - I'Lyezette
He made me feel in my violin,
and, after all, he was much older.
Being in his house was like being at school.
I sat there waiting while...

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© Julia Ward  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hyphen, lost love,
Form: Narrative
The Final Stone
Beneath this engraved stone I forever rest,
all my pain has vanished,
all my worries are long gone,
all the tearful goodbyes have dried up.
I am now a...

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© George Aul  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hyphen, death, life
Form: Free verse
The million-to-one longshot - 
I know this unlikely victory 
isn’t so sweet when the race is fixed
and everyone got paid on the side
for being in...

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Categories: hyphen, confusion, loss, love, , cute,
Form: Free verse
Sexism was chasing a 
gibbous moon whole night. 
I ask the virtuous dark, 
will you be a hangman ?

Targeted love was a bliss 
for a...

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Categories: hyphen, art,
Form: ABC
where does the line we draw

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Categories: hyphen, life,
Form: Free verse
Hyphenated Hyperventilating

Talking heads 
will give you their attached credentials
with solemn aplomb

And it’s plenty hyphen proof long

They’ll make unlearned eyes gasp
at their hyped expertise

Get simpler minds to...

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Categories: hyphen, humorous, parody, wisdom, words,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Six Die Faces
One, a hole, a dot, a singularity 
Two, twin dots of eyes that look back at me
Three, an ellipsis falling short tersely
Four, connect-the-dots to make...

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Categories: hyphen, games,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member BadBoy MonoTheists
Where do we think all this economic and politically empowering
organically luscious imagination
and ecologically exegetical orthopraxis

George Lakoff speaks of strictly straight stern paternalistic God the Universalist...

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Categories: hyphen, games, health, integrity, math, peace, political,
Form: Political Verse
Straighten the spring within the edges
Brighten the sky within the abilities
Hyphen the words within the statements
Embolden the nature within the directional...

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Categories: hyphen, 7th grade, words,
Form: Rhyme