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Best Long Shot Poems

Below are the all-time best Long Shot poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of long shot poems written by PoetrySoup members


A LONG SHOT
                 A LONG SHOT

My doc ,lousy smile on lips
White...

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Categories: long shot, life,



A Friendly Goodbye

Poem 1: A Boy And His Painted Piano

he used lively greens
tender blues,
touches of plain mauve 
and rainbow trout splatters
to paint music
on the gas fumes 
that...

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Categories: long shot, beauty,

Hoss Race
Long shot prospect
named “Reject Hoss”
bedecked with sweat.

He fell to last
‘till he passed gas
so fast, he flew!

He ran with ease.
At Jockey’s  prod,
he squeezed in front!

Forty...

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Categories: long shot, sports,

A Little Alliteration
A little alliteration by a long shot speaks so loud.
Metaphors muddle my mind
And silly similes stymie the sentence.
A terrible trope takes too much of my...

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Categories: long shot, humorous, drug, daffodils,

No Love in Montreal, A Hockey Rivalry
Saturday, February the 14th of the year 2015
It's no Valentine's Day in the Great White North
It's the big Hockey Night in Canada
And to these fans,...

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Categories: long shot, february, hockey, pride, sports,

Premium Member End of Days
Some said it would come with the millennium
Worldwide chaos and technology confusion
Two-thousand twelve forecasts create mystification
Are the hopes we hold for man’s future an illusion?
...

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Categories: long shot, introspection

Premium Member Glen Campbell -- A Special Person
Glen Campbell – A Special Person
      It was September 4th, 1968 and I threw an empty suitcase into the trunk...

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© John Posey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: long shot, birthday, daughter, music, home,

I AM ME
I am the long shot.
I am the one they never so coming.
I am the life beat of a heart once dying.
I am the old horse...

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© john ngugi  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: long shot, courage, emotions,

Premium Member THREE LITTLE PIGGY'S
Three pigs
New digs 

Straw house
Stick house

Wolf Bad 
Big cad

Huff puff
Puff huff

Chinny
Chin chin

Fell in
Big din

Pigs run
Outdone

Wolf quick
Pigs thick

Fresh pork 
On fork
……………………………………………………

Last pig
House big

In digs 
Safe pigs

Huff...

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Categories: long shot, fantasy, funny,

Premium Member The Cascade Adventures - Part 1
It's been four years since I've seen so much as an insignificant mountain creek. Been overburdened with comfort, now frantic with nature withdrawals, having to...

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Categories: long shot, adventure, friend, mountains, nature,

God Only Knows
Your sudden departure caused glum wonder
A blow that was sinking deep into core
Panic and tough refusal grew under
Death by the final course was to blame...

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Categories: long shot, bereavement, death of a

Premium Member Cascade Adventures --- Pt 1
It's been four years since I've seen so much as an insignificant mountain creek. I've been overburdened with comfort, now frantic with nature withdrawals and...

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Categories: long shot, adventure, beauty, childhood, confidence,

Oy Vey, Another Groundhog Day
“Let go your hold
Your hands are cold
And it’s getting old
When I am un-holed
My soul’s been sold
So they can behold
That a marmot’s found gold
Since they think...

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Categories: long shot, animal, funny,

Premium Member A Little Alliteration: A Collaboration with Gary Thomas
Form: Alliteration
A little alliteration by a long shot speaks so loud.
Metaphors muddle my mind
And silly similes stymie the sentence.
A terrible trope takes too much of...

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Categories: long shot, adventure, community, drug, daffodils,

Lottery Ticket Limerick
I know it is quite a huge long shot.
However, I can win a big pot.
I will join the dance.
Give my dreams a chance.
A buck per...

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Categories: long shot, hope,

Lost and Alone
In a dark night I am lost and alone
Far from home without a phone
In my car in a rural area
I feel the beginnings of hysteria
My...

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Categories: long shot, rain,

You da bomb

Well, there is only one way to say this
the best one man can
to put this down in words
to explain it to you my woman...

Okay, you're...

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Categories: long shot, desire, humor, love,

One Among Many part 2
I live in a place striving for sobriety surrounded in alcohol looking for happiness trapped among our very own sadness. I hear my people’s laughs...

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Categories: long shot, confusion, depression, education, fear,

Premium Member "Jingle Bells...Eastwood Tales"
3-3-5-7-7-1

Christmas shop..Till you drop..
Every which way but loose..
For some rawhide, Wishbone fried..
Gil Favor big on flavor..
Some!
 
Jo se Wells…Eastwood Tales..
As I knew he would..
Clint Eastwood,...

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Categories: long shot, funny

Ghosts of Buzzard's Breath
© 2009 (Jim Sularz)

Quiet mounds of yellowed tailings and dead weeds whisper low.
And proud rusting relics telling tales of striking gold.
The rush from East, from...

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© Jim Sularz  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: long shot, funny, history, humorous,

Never Under Estimate Your Adversaries
In any law school, it is the first lesson taught
And not one of us should ever forget
A man with his hands tied, can still kick...

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© Danny Nunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: long shot, dog, dog,

A Doggy Prayer
My master seems to get what he prays for
So I think I will give it a go
It is, I know a long shot
But hey! You...

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Categories: long shot, animal, dog, humor,

Number 22 In 1964
Number 22 in 1964


The prior season and many seasons past had been great for our school. However, the ‘63-’64 season was to prove disastrous for...

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Categories: long shot, basketball, beauty, celebration, kids,

the day i shot cupid
It was a long shot
taken after a major
emotional battle...
A series of thoughts
draining my brain
making me feel less of
a person
because i sold my heart 
to Satan,...

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Categories: long shot, loveheart, heart, love, me,

' Monsters, Among Us ... '
‘ Monsters, Among Us … ’

 Scatter The Creeping Vapor-Stench, Away
  Expose The Wake of  Eerie, Fog and Shadows
And Nightshade and Fiends, and...

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Categories: long shot, allegory, faith, history, inspirational,