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Best Under The Gun Poems

Below are the all-time best Under The Gun poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of under the gun poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Creatures
Anteater's with their incredible 2 foot tongue
Bison their hides, one time under the gun
Cheetah's my, can they run
Dolphins bringing so much fun.

Elephants, Indian and African...

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Categories: under the gun, animals
Form: Rhyme



DREAMING OF A LOVE THAT WONT PASS ME BY
Dreaming of a love that won't pass me by
One that will reach to the heavens up so high
With a woman who makes my spirit dance...

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Categories: under the gun, beautiful, blessing, dance, fun, heart, inspirational
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member 'Twas the Night Before Christmas--part 2


‘Twas the night before Christmas, and in my house dress,
I was mixing and dicing. The place was a mess.
All my folks were expected at seven...

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Categories: under the gun, christmas, confusion,
Form: Rhyme
Passionate Friends
Friendship is the deepest emotional gift that can be known.
You may have many friends in life, but there will be one.
This is the inner boundary...

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Categories: under the gun, devotion, friendship, happiness, life, love, people,
Form: Italian Sonnet
Gun man

Once there was a man called Peter “the Gun”
Fellow, not too old, a great expert with gun
Even though under the gun
At all times stick to...

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Categories: under the gun, humor,
Form: Limerick



Premium Member CONFUSED CRACKED CRAZY WORLD---,
CONFUSED CRACKED CRAZY WORLD---

Public defender,
 trying to remember,
 placement inside of 8ft blender,
 glass cubicle- full musical,
 holy pentacle- left ventricle,
 want to be saved...

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Categories: under the gun, analogy, depression, endurance, rap,
Form: Narrative
song of the wolf
who will hear our song,
If we are gone?
Will you feel our pain,
As our blood falls like rain?
Who will know our strife,
If you take our life?
Why...

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Categories: under the gun, anger, animal, beauty, betrayal, care, cry,
Form: Ballad
Lost and Found Basset Hound
Fuzzy and I driving along
Going to Ricky’s to eat
He had to swerve his truck to miss
A Basset Hound in the street

Fuzzy! Stop the truck, let’s...

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Categories: under the gun, animals, dog, dog,
Form: Quatrain
there's a whole lot of shaking going on
there's a whole lot of shaking going on and you're all shook up
but that is how life is when you drink from God's cup
life can...

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Categories: under the gun, dedication, faith, hope, inspirational, life, natural
Form: Epic
RESPONSIBILITY
React to what needs to be done
Each and every passing day,
Showing up strong, in a big way,
Prepared to stand firm and not run.
Once you are...

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Categories: under the gun, life
Form: Italian Sonnet
DISAPPOINTMENT
Despite my talent, I have failed,
In so many different ways,
So many more different days,
Allowing my heart to get nailed.
Priorities had to be spelled
Properly, prompting me...

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Categories: under the gun, lifelife, me,
Form: Italian Sonnet
The Other Head in the Black Hills
The Other Head in the Black Hills

By Elton Camp

It began to be carved in 1948
For completion there’s no date
Crazy Horse is the man’s name
Of the...

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© Elton Camp  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: under the gun, native americanhorse,
Form: Rhyme
THE CHAMELEONS
THE CHAMELEONS
by
JOHN M. ARRIBAS


Give credit to the chameleons, they blend right in 
A simple maneuver, changes the color of their skin
No matter the surroundings, one...

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Categories: under the gun, abuse, analogy, anger, angst, corruption, political,
Form: Rhyme
Why Don't Men Cry
Why don’t men cry, or do they.
Why do they not share feelings?
From onset of childhood, we say.
Be very tough; secure the dealings.

Boys are sissies when...

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Categories: under the gun, childhood, family, father, life, love, people,
Form: Rhyme
what do you do when you are in the middle
what do you do when you are in the middle with many rivers to cross?
what do you do when you feel like all is about...

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Categories: under the gun, faith, inspirational, introspection, journey, life, uplifting,
Form: Didactic
Senior Shame
I want to spit when e'er I think 
of how seniors are treated.
We worked and slaved all of our lives	
and now we have been cheated.

We...

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Categories: under the gun, old, society,
Form: Rhyme
The Labor Of Love
Thank you God for all that you have given me
You pulled me through, the worst 5 years of my life
But I realize for the first...

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Categories: under the gun, angst, confusion, devotion, faith, family, father,
Form: Lyric
A Penny for Your Doubts
Her arms tell a story that she'll never show.
She just a lonely soul that nobody knows.

They could care less,
They wouldn't notice anyway,
As she idles by...

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Categories: under the gun, addiction, death, depression, emotions,
Form: Lyric
HUNDRED YEAR DAY
THE HUNDRED YEAR DAY
by

JOHN M. ARRIBAS


In three more minutes they’ll open the gate
I’ll wait in my car going over my slate
It’s been six long years...

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Categories: under the gun, addiction, courage, emotions, introspection, strength, stress,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member HE'S RETIRED
He's retired, at last he's free,
Released from bondage now.
No longer must he watch the clock,
No slave behind a plow.

His time at last is his alone,
He'll...

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© Judy Ball  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: under the gun, family, husband, on work and working,
Form: Quatrain
DON'T OFFER GOD ANYTHING THAT COSTS YOU NOTHING
In order for us to redeem the time we need to give God our best 
and be willing to do all He asks as proof...

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Categories: under the gun, dedication, depression, faith, inspirational, lifeson, god,
Form: Dramatic monologue
I hate being Sober
I hate being sober 
I can’t wait for this day to be over

So I can be high
So my body will feel like I can fly
So...

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Categories: under the gun, life, day, hate, body, day, hate,
Form: I do not know?
WAITING FOR THE DAY LOVE FLOATS MY WAY
Waiting for the day love floats my way
Hoping for one that is here to play
So many gone by in the past
The further it seems I...

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Categories: under the gun, beauty, dedication, happiness, inspirational love, relationship,
Form: Rhyme
Race Horse
What have I done?
To be treated like dirt in your eyes.
Always under the gun.
Constantly being vandalized.
Forever on the run.

Run Race Horse Run
The shows only just...

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© Alexa Rose  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: under the gun, abuse, anger, courage, evil, heartbroken, hurt,
Form: Free verse
Wonders Why
It seems I just cannot win,
 For my life is in a constant spin.

Not one person can I please,
 Nor does it seem I can...

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Categories: under the gun, angst, confusion, familyme, life, me,
Form: Couplet