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Best Shoot From The Hip Poems

Below are the all-time best Shoot From The Hip poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of shoot from the hip poems written by PoetrySoup members


Let 'er rip- shoot from the hip
(Apologies to any cowboys in Derbyshire)

The telegraph came through, but just in time
before my coach had passed the county line
mah girl wuz all alone and...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shoot from the hip, humor,
Form: Light Verse



Let'er Rip Shoot From The Hip
Let'er rip my daddy alway says in reference to who busted the beans if you know what I mean
And speaking of wind to much seems...

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Categories: shoot from the hip, christian, conflict, encouraging, environment, faith, fear,
Form: Rhyme
Pointless To Shoot From The Hip
The best results don’t of necessity arise from shooting from the hip
Where far from conforming to best practices, impulsive characters
Whip up antagonistic emotions which rip
Apart...

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Categories: shoot from the hip, poems,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member We Rulers Of The Earth
We Rulers Of This Earth

Homo-Sapiens we call ourselves, rulers of this Earth,
   Intelligent and civilized, but what is all this worth?

We're working hard...

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Categories: shoot from the hip, angst, corruption, drug, earth, pollution,
Form: Couplet
Memories to Cherish
Let er rip.  -    Shoot from the hip. Write using the meaning of this expression.



They were strangers
Yet they felt completely 
Au...

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Categories: shoot from the hip, life,
Form: Verse



Rejection
Fear of rejection can come to us all
Feeling alone like facing the wall
All the outside just staring in
If only they could see what is within...

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Categories: shoot from the hip, anger, anxiety, depression, emotions, psychological, relationship,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Facts and Assumptions
Don't Get Caught in the Looking Glass

I want to understand what it is that I see,
My goal is for truth and not what I want...

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Categories: shoot from the hip, imagination, inspirational, truth,
Form: Rhyme
Do They Know
I look at you and wonder,
I wonder if they know,
If they look beyond the show,
The ponytail afro,
the tatts, the kicks, the cloud of smoke, 
the...

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Categories: shoot from the hip, best friend, black african american, friendship,
Form: Ballad
Truth Serum
I sip and I sip
As rhyme drips from my lips
I shoot from the hip
With inane useless quips

My pen is the arrow 
That points at the...

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Categories: shoot from the hip, introspection,
Form: Rhyme
CHALLENGES
CHALLENGES
by
JOHN M. ARRIBAS


The Many Challenges, You Will Need to Conquer
Some Shallow, Others Deep, You Will Encounter 
Stop and Ponder, Seldom Shoot from the Hip
Hurried Decisions...

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Categories: shoot from the hip, character, courage, grandson, integrity, judgement, life,
Form: Rhyme
fragile or not
on the outside I'm a diamond
my edges cut through glass
I am up for the challenges
rally to each task
I make the decisions
and stand by each one
I...

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© Jo Bien  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shoot from the hip, introspection
Form: Verse
watch them fall
I shoot from the hip, and it kicks a bit
it's not a bruise that will never heal
I line my worries up on the wall
pick them...

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© Jo Bien  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shoot from the hip, introspection
Form: Verse
empty handed
the rhyming comes easy
cadence makes its call
and I stand empty handed
with nothing at all
I shoot from the hip
but the aim is slightly off
and the target...

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© Jo Bien  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shoot from the hip, lost lovewrite, write,
Form: Verse
ALCOHOLIC
When the moon forces night
               I'm knocked down to my knees
Memory...

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Categories: shoot from the hip, addiction, life,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Distant Guns

A garden sun chases our ginger cat.
Dad watches World War Two
up close on the TV
he grinds his teeth,
a general forced to take a back seat.
Mother...

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Categories: shoot from the hip, poetry,
Form: Free verse