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Best Tack Poems

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

Note to a Lady in Waiting
The white charger's belly is bloated with hay
The helmet helm's rusted quite shut
The tack room door hinges are tearing away
The leather's un oiled  and...

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Categories: tack, funny, sports,
Form: Sonnet

Premium Member A Man from Duluth
There once was a man from Duluth
whose habit was spinning the truth.
He had told the same tale
(every day without fail;
'twas getting quite long in the...

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Categories: tack, drink, humor, word play,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Greenhorn Cowpoke
He pulled up to the Triple "T" Ranch in a shiny Cadillac.
In his trailer was an Arabian steed with the finest tack.
He wore Tony Lama...

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Categories: tack, green, humorous, work,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member No To Hate
let hatred end
          before it starts

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Categories: tack, introspection, love, wisdom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dante's Divina Commedia translation
The difficult translation of first Canto of Divina Commedia is here completed
In the part published before, Dante imagined to find himself in a dark forest...

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Categories: tack, fantasy,
Form: Terza Rima

Suburban Summer
riddles N' rainbows paintbrush the day
summer's heaviness invades
rain circumvents geraniums 
ant's N' azaleas dance through sidewalks 
where tiny green grass creep 'neath weeds...

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Categories: tack, community, emotions, family, june, kid, summer,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Half bubble and a few bricks for contest
He is "half a bubble off of centre"
More than "A few bricks short of a load"
He is not a Prince worth kissing
He is more of...

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Categories: tack, humor,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Dilettante Diaries: Freshwater
The Dilettante Diaries: “Freshwater”

This is how it begins
Opposite side of the chequered board
Black and White, a game to win
The 50 Move Rule flirts consequences
of a...

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Categories: tack, adventure, imagery, journey, muse, psychological, romance,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Amour
Summer had her delights
With sunny days, warm nights.

Fall brings a little chill
Cool nights, frost on high hills.

Colors change upon trees
This for most surely please.

Now is...

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Categories: tack, animals, seasons,
Form: Couplet
Black en White Leaf
Tick-tack thy sound of the double-edged hands
Stand strong with mother-nature's deep roots
Big Ben wakes ye typhoon then started to dance
Awaits for the sunlight to bear...

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Categories: tack, birth, change, courage, future, happiness, love,
Form: Light Verse
The Candidate
He speaks with charisma and style
He portrays a commendable role
His words seek to charm and beguile
But who should we really control?

His words lift the beat...

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Categories: tack, political,
Form: Ballad
Black Veils
Almost like wearing an eternal hat of shame
Black veils hide the blame
Shadowy onlookers dying to see under the opaque 
Their eyes deepened in curiosity expecting...

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© Kira Price  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tack, character, dark, imagery, poetry, symbolism, truth,
Form: Couplet
Road To My Yesterday
I saw the knife like shape approaching,
The woman holding it was smiling,
My mother was weeping profoundly behind,
My little aged eyes were watching
Trying to know what...

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Categories: tack, africa, age, art,
Form: Free verse
The riders
The pre-dawn stillness was temporarily broken by the sound of crunching gravel as boots meet rock like an orchestra of timpani drums,  beating in...

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Categories: tack, adventure,
Form: Prose
Talking to Empty Cubicles
gray fabric offices,
cubicles divide us—
turn us into
with mock privacy,
as overheard conversations
drip from lips
endlessly smacking.

it seems insanity
randomly speaking
in tongues
to cubicles
with no one there.


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© Glen Enloe  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tack, angst, imagination, introspection, loss, urban, work,
Form: Free verse
Dreams will never cease, 
I dream of our walk together
the lane of rustling shades
The holding of our hands
That gave simple but immense pleasure
The lying...

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Categories: tack, love, romance,
Form: Free verse
All You'll Never Get Back
Walks down by the harbor.
That cafe where are table still waits.
Times spent alone  with you were golden.
So much more than just forgettable dates.

She knew...

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Categories: tack, angst, introspection, life, lost love, love,
Form: Rhyme
Tick Tack the clock ticks,
It is you that i want to think of,to help me with the picks,
This heat, dehydrates,
I am sure if not that...

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Categories: tack, for her, love,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member The King's English -- George W Bush, Jr
Did you tire of one President's lecturing and preaching?
Do you cringe at another's tweets, his lechery and "leechering?"

Then as George W Bush Jr's term fades...

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Categories: tack, humorous, language, leadership, usa,
Form: Rhyme
point taken
A new teacher whose discipline lacked,
From his pupils was daily attacked.
So he taped to each chair
A sharp tack in despair
And they soon got the point...

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Categories: tack, humor,
Form: Limerick
Daylight saving time
Springing forth and falling back
Spinning on in close hauled tack
Leaving wakes of fierce held tears
In tidal bores of racing years
With no time spent...

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Categories: tack, life, love, time
Form: Free verse
Premium Member NOT His Day
His habit to put his socks on first
Started these shenanigans one day
After a shower, he donned said socks
With one sagging in a nagging way

He should...

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© PAT Adams  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tack, character, confusion, funny, imagery,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member 'Eggs' asperated

I fancied an omelette
So I bought myself some eggs,
I cracked a few in a bowl
And drained them to the dregs.

Then I got the whisk out

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© Gary Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tack, food, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Wishing Unicorns
Eves light standing
a wish made
the unicorn guardian
blessed be ! 
holding a babe


In cradled wing
and grasping mane
astride my friend
We morphed again

Up and out
through atmosphere
on my winged...

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Categories: tack, fantasy
Form: Free verse
Premium Member my lap top
my keyboard  sometimes sticks and snarls up my story
went to the store and got  jiffy lube and what a glory
my fingers slide across...

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Categories: tack, computer,
Form: Rhyme