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Best Shooting Poems

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

Premium Member Starry Starry Night
When Wishes were made on a shooting star
The Heavens looked down and smiled
With sprinkles of stardust on a whisper of moonbeams
They created for us a...

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Categories: shooting, anti bullying, art, beauty,
Form: Dramatic Verse

Premium Member Your Judas Like Tan
""Child's Play""

You go down like rain,
A wishing star in disguise, 
You scream bloody murder 
-the perfect two-face disgrace
Your lips forever stain and reside with Benedict...

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Categories: shooting, betrayal, change, conflict, daughter,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Pink Lace
**Every pace change --are the voices of poets sharing his/her Ribbon** 

The phone rings, 
The clock dings,

I scream, scream, and...

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Categories: shooting, anger, bullying, cancer, death
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Love of Nature
Whether ocean or mountain with valley green
or every deep forest in between

My love for Nature fills my eyes
With every creature of Earth and sky

The changing...

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Categories: shooting, nature,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member As Father Is To His Daughter
Passing through framed windows like ours,
I recall your tales of reckless war and lost friends
that burned your innocence at 21... and though
you claimed flashes of...

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Categories: shooting, father, introspection, words,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member True Colors
Eyes are the windows of a soul and they say ‘Love is blind’
But how do you describe colour to a sightless person?

Such depths to your...

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Categories: shooting, color, friendship love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Funny Thing Happened On the Way To My Hanging
A funny thing happened on the way to my hanging
Couldn't sleep the night before my head was banging
I was innocent of a crime that I...

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Categories: shooting, brother, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Cocaine Is Her Name
COCAINE Is Her Name  ( Addiction )

COCAINE is her name. They call her COKE for short.
She came into this Country, without a Passport.
Since then...

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Categories: shooting, addiction,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Adrift In Fiction
Placid rain gently kisses unblemished windows
as leaves fall in an Autumn breeze.
In the distance cinereal clouds congregate,
converging upon the city's royal citadel.

Oblivious to the storm,...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shooting, analogy, appreciation, books,
Form: Prose
Premium Member The Saint Patrick's Day Robbery At Milton Creek Bank
In the town of Milton Creek the sun was starting to rise
And Jenna was planning for Ranger David a lovely surprise
Unbeknown to him preparations were...

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Categories: shooting, america, humor, ireland, western,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Star Riders
The end, so close yet so far
We're riding our shooting star
Our life, the blink of an eye
A flash, that lights up the sky
It's sad so...

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Categories: shooting, celebration, encouraging, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Feline Alert
*The feline Texan way*

A clean coat of paint - on my nails
Red shade of lips - on my smile
Solid oak charms - on my wrist

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Categories: shooting, adventure, beauty, body, mirror,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Starlight

As sunset fades from pink to violet
And twilight skies show trees in silhouette
Our heaven's open vault of diamonds shine
In awestruck twinkling glimmers so divine.

Reflections from...

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Categories: shooting, heaven, sky, star, sunset,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Phases
the night as black as a newly broken heart


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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shooting, lost love, moon, sad
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Humanity Keeps Bleeding
“Only the dead have seen the end of war.”

Politicians keep lying
Hate keeps breeding
Jets keep firing
Babies keep dying
Mothers keep crying
Homes keep tumbling
Hope keeps crumbling
Time keeps ticking

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shooting, humanity, introspection, war,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member Night's Requiem
As light escapes, the lustrous moon ascends
a prelude to the majesties of night
with shining constellations that transcend
and shooting stars that burn with heaven's light.

Night's canopy...

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Categories: shooting, inspiration, night,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Cruel Compassion, Collaboration With the Silent One
My mind is a puzzle of cryptic metaphors.
whilst searching for my sanity,
I've become my own worst enemy.
In this cauldron of despair,
time is like sand in...

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Categories: shooting, angst, anxiety, mental health,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Eternal Recurrence

“I am certain that I have been here as I am now a thousand times before and
 I hope to return a thousand...

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Categories: shooting, future, life, , atheist,
Form: Epic
Hahahahaha I Have No Idea What To Title This
help mrs. muse is gone and my mind is shooting blanks 
my friend called inspiration is trying to walk the plank 

motivation just married mr...

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Categories: shooting, introspection, friend, friend, high
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member On Such Divine Evenings
Aye, Summer-tide ...

On such divine evenings, thus, are perfect odes not freely spun?
The Perseids, dancing their jigs - evanescent stripes of golden ire,
under a tapestry...

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Categories: shooting, august, eve, joy, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Beauty Can'T Compete
When the last rays of sunlight start to die,
scarlet flames burn the sky as clouds ignite.
And while the birds roost, bats begin to fly,
hunting down...

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Categories: shooting, 10th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Dance Party In Summer
dance party of summer

blue waves rock and roll
 seashore tides shimmy and shake ~
  sunlight tap dances

white clouds pirouette
 delphiniums deep plies ~

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Categories: shooting, celebration, dance, summer,
Form: Haiku
As I Dream

There beyond the afterlife a glimpse of a passing star 
an orbing light that flickers in submergence with the dawn
The memories of a life exuding...

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Categories: shooting, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
The Blaze of Autumn
The Blaze of Autumn.
She stood there like womanly Venus
Among the mild autumns
Blaze of rustic blaze of copper and hues of gold
Shards of filtered sunlight 

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© Peter Dome  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shooting, analogy, autumn, love, lust,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Beauty Kisses the Beast
Sun golden shining warm upon the back speaks
wind cutting cold chills freezing thoughts held
captivating love standing a vigil faraway dream

Touching warm fingers of light in...

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Categories: shooting, angel, beautiful, beauty, butterfly,
Form: Terza Rima