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Best Off The Hook Poems

Below are the all-time best Off The Hook poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of off the hook poems written by PoetrySoup members


If You Weren't Such a Nut Meg
She had so many chances
     Yet she kept muffin it up
Butter intentions were good
     Just not much...

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Categories: off the hook, food, fun, humor, words,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member DEATH MY PAL




Death,
An old friend, as old as life,
We met soon after my birth 
He liked to play games with me 
“Be ready” he said “I am...

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Categories: off the hook, death, fear, life,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Thoughts On MGK EMINEM diss, it's just what I noticed
Beard looks weird,
that's a lyrical genius to be feared,
you wrote a 6 year song and got the facts wrong,
fired with the hair and safety still...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: off the hook, hip hop, humorous, rap, slam, smart,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member IT'S A MAD HATTER'S WORLD
A spinning world globe just set off the center of its axis pole,
Welcome to the mad-mad Hatter’s topsy-turvy upside down
Wonderland, just another inside out hole...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: off the hook, adventure, character, fantasy, imagery, imagination, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Shawty Got Swag
$hawty Got $wag

Shawty got swag,
Shawty mad dope.
Face all cheesin’,
She real turned up.
Goin’ to da club,
She steppin' wit her peeps,
Lookin’ so ratchet,
She’s straight up hoochie.

No racks...

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Categories: off the hook, character, fun, girl, hip hop, language,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Famous Last Line
I hate it that you don't like what I write
You'd think at least one time I'd get it right
I get first place with others, never...

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Categories: off the hook, community, conflict, funny,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member The 70's
Back in those heavy times when everything was so far out
Our words were but a whisper, the mans were but a shout
Flower power was spreading,...

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Categories: off the hook, funny, love, music, nostalgia, peace, peace,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Galactic Dance
 
Galactic flashes pulse rainbow bold
bright neon waves flow into black holes.
Shooting stars ricochet through night skies
rings of Saturn cut loose and rise.

Drifting Sun sidesteps...

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Categories: off the hook, dance, fun,
Form: Rhyme
Alien Hybrid Children
Deep into my sleep
And completely unsuspecting
My alien abduction
Would be truly frightening
My cold chills were real
Giant black eyes watching me
I'm paralyzed by electrodes
And the lack of...

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© The Fringe  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: off the hook, space,
Form: Free verse
My Defense
I have a secret, I cannot let you know.
I’m sorry I lied; I DON’T want you to go.
Those cruel words, were not how I feel,
just...

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Categories: off the hook, husband, lost love, sad, wife, me,
Form: Rhyme
Birthday Tears
A birthday cake sits before me, laughing at me. The candles whisper mean things, they know my thoughts. The ocean of red frosting simmering in...

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© Cat Way  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: off the hook, life, people, me, old, me, mother,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Me & Little Sister Fishin'
Pigtails, cowboy belts and new summer jeans.
A long ride to the lake. I can't wait to get fishin'!
I have to take Sis? Mooom . ....

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Categories: off the hook, adventure, childhood, sisterday, fish,
Form: Free verse
SWAGGER DAGGERS---Hooked On Ebonics, VOL 1
*written for Verlena's Contest "EBONICS, Let's Do Some Slang"


SHAWTY,

Yir' boy fin' ta' told ya' bout some lessons in what the Man call Ebonics.
Cus' I gots'...

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Categories: off the hook, africa, america, basketball, crazy, fun, giggle,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Telephone
When I was a child I waited for Your call

How could You do this to me

We stood by the phone but You were busy

How could...

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Categories: off the hook, brother, death, brother, brother,
Form: Narrative
MARRIAGE SEX AND ROMANCE
 MARRIAGE SEX AND ROMANCE



“Some other time, I’m not in the mood
Why cant we just cuddle and watch TV”?
When couples drift into the celibate zone
It’s...

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© Tom Zart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: off the hook, adventure, family, friendship, husband, love, philosophy,
Form: ABC
Premium Member My Mind Wanders


Decided to write about the ills of the world.

Perhaps I'd need a bigger forum

for such a vast undertaking.

Now let me see, where should I start,

with...

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Categories: off the hook, peace, people,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Idiom and the Oddity Part 2
Page 4

They do not move a muscle                  ...

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Categories: off the hook, adventure, betrayal, funny, hero, humorous, war,
Form: Epic
Critics
First a simple lunch –
soup, salad, rolls and dessert
(and wine if we choose).
Then the book.*
 
We become critics when we read.
That's half the fun of...

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Categories: off the hook, appreciation, art, books, language,
Form: Prose Poetry
Black and White
  The colors black and white
   What you get when your
    devoid of  intrinsic sight 
  ...

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Categories: off the hook, color,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A GENUINE EXCUSE
Sam slept through his alarm once again
So dashed to catch the commuter train
But today he is fine
‘Autumn leaves’ block the line
He’s off the hook …...

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Categories: off the hook, humorous, travel,
Form: Limerick
Bangladesh: The Birth of a Nation - II
A civil war flared up and raged on for freedom
Unequal it was, this bloody war for honour and secession
The natives renamed their land Bangladesh
Inviting anew...

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Categories: off the hook, history, war, war,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Unquotable quotes: Lawyers - XX
Unquotable quotes – Lawyers:  XX

(No aspersions are willfully or otherwise cast on the honorable profession of the Law. Though I’m not a Barrister, I...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: off the hook, abuse, culture, dedication, humor, judgement, money,
Form: Epigram
Yes, YOU
   Did you know that YOU have a mission
Your birth was the laying of a foundation
   Don't spend your days wishing
Uncover...

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Categories: off the hook, identity, inspirational, truth,
Form: Free verse
Undivided Affection
I need a little change of pace
take a flight to outer space
make an attempt to paint a face
upon a planet without moons
make an attempt to...

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Categories: off the hook, lonely, lost love, love, missing you,
Form: Free verse
Contemptible Cuisine
Oh, Mother! Why are you such a rotten cook?
I tremble at the sight of this horrific gruel!
I dare say you are being jolly cruel!
Oh! God!...

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Categories: off the hook, culture, evil, fantasy, food, nonsense, silly,
Form: Rhyme