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Hair Poems | Examples of Hair Poetry

Hair Poems. Examples of poems about all types of hair including short, curly, straight, weave, red, black, afros, and more. Share and read poetry about long flowing locks, wild hair, or a lack thereof. This list of hair poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of hair poetry. 

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List of Hair Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Yank Pranks Rico Leffanta Limerick america, beauty, culture, hair,
JOLIE CHATTE Allan Terry Ballade hair, appreciation, beautiful, beauty, creation,
Hairraising CONTRA Abdul Malik Free verse hair, loss,
Premium Member Poem The Song Of Samson Wren Rushing Rhyme hair, anger, betrayal, bible, christian,
Hairy Timothy McGuire Limerick hair,
Geriatric Distinction Gerald Greene Sonnet age, hair,
Homage to Walt Sing Matt Tilde matthew harris Free verse hair, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Need for theater Allan Terry Ballad hair, anti bullying, art, creation,
yet it, is strange stranger quite strange indeed Allan Terry Ballad for him, hair, magic,
Premium Member Poem BANGS Kim Rodrigues Free verse animal, dark, hair,

A Lousy Affair
by Subimal Sinha-Roy

A LOUSY AFFAIR

There was once an old lady with blonde hair
That was curly mess, she didn’t take much care
When the head started to itch
She began...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hair, humorous,

Today, Rapunzel Dies
by Brianna Hobson
Let down your long hair 
Wrapped around your throat and teeth 
Blue veins and cold lips...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beauty, character, funny, hair,

Underwater
by Carlin Isana
Everything is tinged with blue
I could stay here forever
Admiring the bubbles
The beauty
The feel of the water on my skin
I love being underwater
As soon as my...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beautiful, beauty, blue, hair,

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Hubby's Haircut
by Michelle Faulkner
Today, Hubby came home with a shaved head
At first, I thought a stranger I'd bed!
The reason he's bald
Our heat wave does scald
At least it's better...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: funny, hair, husband,

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Not Like That Surely
by Caren Krutsinger
I watch women leave with assorted bodies, bulky purses, proudly displaying their newly-done up rainbow hair, blue streak hair, purple yarn hair, six braid in...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hair, hip hop, self,

Naps in Your Nice Hair
by Jasmine Koria
My hair fills the circumference of itself
And takes up space with little help
It goes the only way it knows
In tightly bound cornrows 

In church the...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beauty, hair, race, racism,

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IN CONVERTIBLE
by Line Gauthier


in convertible
hair flying
fleeting summer days



posted on July 15, 2018...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: car, day, hair, summer,

limerick - A hair-raising stunt
by Wendy Watson
       
A bald-headed man from Jamaica
Attempted to scale a sky-scraper
From his hospital bed
He was heard to have said
‘I was...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: courage, hair, silly,

The girl of beauty
by fauxcroft wade
The girl of beauty

That apple of my eye,

Who was she? What was it

That she represented?

How was it she shone so bright?

How did she mange to...

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Romanticism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beauty, girl, hair, inspirational

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EBONY
by Line Gauthier


ebony locks
gathered in a bun
for saturday night



posted on July 3, 2018

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beautiful, hair, night, romantic,

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TONI
by Line Gauthier


toni home perm
curls from a box
fall new look



posted on June 30, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: change, cute, fun, hair,

Patina covers everything
by fauxcroft wade
Over time I’ve sat here in my home

And life has come and gone

And time has flown

And all the things have gotten old

Just like my looks...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: age, hair, life,

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Village Politics
by Gerald Dillenbeck
In U.S. municipalities
we have Survivalists
and Thrivalists,
Revivalists
and Liberated Rapturists,
AggressiveRisk Addicts
and MultiCultural WinWin Escapists
into monoculturing WinLose Cocoon Closets.

Survivalist addicts
often show up at Town Council
and School Board meetings
fueled...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: drug, green, hair, health,

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SPORTING
by Line Gauthier


sporting new hairdo
a bag of quarters
for the laundromat
   


posted on June 11, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: family, hair, money, pride,

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FLEAS
by Paris-Maree Boreham
These fleas...

Scratch, Scratch

Baby fleas,
About to hatch.

Big fleas,
I can scratch them with ease-
But little fleas
GEEZ......
All I can do is...

Scratch, Scratch.

Fleas FLEAS,
Go away,
Running over my back,
All night...

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Personification | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hair, water,

Bald
by randy johnson
A peeled onion is what I'm being called.
I'm pushing 50 years old and I'm going bald.
My hair is falling out at an alarming rate.
Women hate...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: funny, hair, humor,

Doppelganger
by fauxcroft wade
She was a nice girl

She was kind, 

She was compassionate

And she was refined, 

A very pretty girl

She was very sweet, 

Until one day

She had the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cute, dark, hair, sweet,

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Ginger Hair
by Kevin Shaw
Ginger Hair

Poor old Joe, It's just not fair,
Born with thick Ginger hair.
Kids are cruel, shout out heckles,
Poor old Joe Ginger hair and Freckles.

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, children, fun, hair,

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Multiplying Hats
by Sunlite Wanter
Multiplying Hats

I had thin hair upon my head;
I bought a little hat,
Ordered from an on line shop
But then what did I get?

The little hat was...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fun, hair,

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BEAUTIFUL LADY WITH THAT COLORFUL BLANK STARE
by jack cooper
Strolling along the beach without a single care
When I look up to see 
This lady with a colorful blank stare
Who has stunning snow white hair
Casting...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hair, color, confidence, faith, fate,