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Best Shotgun Wedding Poems

Below are the all-time best Shotgun Wedding poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of shotgun wedding poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Shotgun Wedding
Pa held shotgun to his head

   "Marry her son or you're dead"

      "It wasn't me" the lad pled

...

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Categories: shotgun wedding, funny, girlfriend-boyfriend
Form: Dodoitsu



Shotgun wedding
(This is a fictional poem)

I stand here with a shotgun pointed at my head.
If I don't marry this man's daughter, I'm as good as dead.
His...

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Categories: shotgun wedding, daughter, wedding, wife,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Shotgun Wedding
Miss Wild
With child

Not wed
To Ted

Dad mad
You cad!

Loads gun
Says, son

Wed her
You cur

If not
Buckshot

Robert L. Hinshaw, CMSgt, USAF, Retired...

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Categories: shotgun wedding, humorous,
Form: Footle
Shotgun Wedding
At a wedding in Kansas, right next to the cake
Was a smaller one meant for the groom.
Very often such cakes sport his favorite teams
Or some...

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Categories: shotgun wedding, wedding,
Form: Rhyme
No Guarantee
Surely just a little, freak accident,
a foolish thing not actually meant,
Jack and Jill after a first meeting
ended up in a shotgun wedding.

Childhood sweethearts Sue and...

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Categories: shotgun wedding, life, people
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member POWER OF FORGIVENESS
I was born into violence.
In a village by the sea.
Six siblings and me.

Shotgun wedding.
No contraception.
God forgive them.

Scenes were witnessed
by little children.
Innocent bystanders.

Clumps of hair, smashed...

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Categories: shotgun wedding, abuse, childhood, family,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Wartime Wedding
You would've labeled it a shotgun wedding,
if you'd seen how we rushed it,
snagging the license on Friday morning
and exchanging vows that same evening.

No white dress,...

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© Cona Adams  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shotgun wedding, war, wedding,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member just for the crack
condoms should be used on every conceivable occasion
remember Ballet is best learned using proper steps and stages.
every tree is relieved when Spring comes
a shotgun wedding:...

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Categories: shotgun wedding, fun,
Form: Acrostic
Walking down main street
Walking down Main Street


As the rain pours down and all the people are indoors,
I walk down Main Street, under my umbrella, alone with the world.
The...

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© Aa Harvey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shotgun wedding, america, family, love, marriage, memory, places,
Form: I do not know?
In the Spotlight
After my years of struggle, playing small time gigs 
Right place, right time, I hit it big 
No longer will I face the rejections 
I...

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Categories: shotgun wedding, fantasy, life, music, song-me, night, me,
Form: Ballad