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Hardscrabble Poems - Poems about Hardscrabble

Hardscrabble Poems - Examples of all types of poems about hardscrabble to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for hardscrabble.
Excerpt From Fake Encomium Given Years Ago
...Excerpt from “fake” encomium given years ago... at Lake Wobegone High School (my alma mater), and recently discovered ridiculous rough draft amidst plethora of junk emails while practice read......Read More
Categories: hardscrabble, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse



A Soldier That Lost His All
...A Soldier That Lost His All Despite his means, despite his plight He rendered help to those in need, No place he had fixed for each night His life lived in faith and creed. Dressed in tatters,......Read More
Categories: hardscrabble, america, girl,
Form: Ballad
By George Burning Hard, I Shaw Tried To Playwright
...By George (burning hard), I Shaw tried to playwright offers his unsolicited tidbits as scene courtesy the following virtually staged philosophical insight. Arch back like a professional......Read More
Categories: hardscrabble, adventure, age, angel, appreciation,
Form: Free verse
Across Figurative and Literal Blackened White Board
...Across figurative and literal blackened white board... Where death of democracy writ large, nevertheless psychological strength predominates unlike earlier chapters of mein kampf. Mine hardsc......Read More
Categories: hardscrabble, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member God On the Mountain
...It was here, On the heart of Appalachia Where the moon and stars shimmer Across the blue gray ridges, Where the sunlight reflects the whisper Echoing through the pines and laurels Struggling to......Read More
Categories: hardscrabble, appreciation, christian, faith, god,
Form: Free verse



Reviewing Mine Writings of Yore
...Reviewing mine writings of yore... (today February nineteenth two thousand and twenty two) helps me to become more adept crafting literary endeavors. Remembrance of past circumstances and/o......Read More
Categories: hardscrabble, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Eyes of a Miner
...I spent too long away from her driving that rig, So I gave up the freight line and learned how to dig, ‘cause I knew I could get steady work at the mine. I was sure that our love was the permanent......Read More
Categories: hardscrabble, allegory, break up, work,
Form: Lyric
Paternal Grandmothers Headstone Beth David Elmont Long Island
...Paternal grandmother's headstone - Beth David, Elmont, Long Island Shaindel (Sadie), variant of Shana Harris died May 13th, 1959 exquisitely chiseled alphanumeric characters legibly engraved se......Read More
Categories: hardscrabble, absence, america, death, fate,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Winding Roads of Chilmark
...Tunnels through ancient Overbearing oaks, Lined by the still standing Stone fences built With sweat and tears By long ago settlers Who dragged rocks and Stones and boulders from The hardscrab......Read More
Categories: hardscrabble, community, imagery, nature, perspective,
Form: Free verse
Across Figurative and Literal Board
...Across figurative and literal board... mine hardscrabble existential debacle spelled losing game of trouble Oft times, I experience wretchedness being alive spurring wonderment whereby thoughts......Read More
Categories: hardscrabble, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Rhyme
The Bone White Road
...They laid and built a new road; in the heat of the day it looks like a stretched curved spine along which newly planted trees grow their skimpy wishbones as they file along the verge. The......Read More
Categories: hardscrabble, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member All of Life Is a Poem
...Poetry is the power of defining the indefinable in terms of the unforgettable ~ LOUIS UNTERMEYER all of life is a poem sometimes......Read More
Categories: hardscrabble, poems,
Form: Free verse
Happy 68th Birthday Maryann Sage Revisited January 12th 2021
...Happy 68th birthday MaryAnn Sage - revisited January 12th, 2021 Wherever you might be holed up within this whirled wide web wassup? Mein kampf still equals board hardscrabble existence deplor......Read More
Categories: hardscrabble, birthday, devotion, endurance, heartbroken,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member He Knew How To Slaughter a Chicken
...He knew how to slaughter and dress a chicken She baked bread every Friday in the tiny kitchen He built their one-car garage from lumberyard scrap She grew veggies on hardscrabble soil, for her......Read More
Categories: hardscrabble, family, grandfather, grandmother, tribute,
Form: Ode
Premium Member Directions
...Take that road down yonder, she said Toward the signpost that reads, lickskillet Turn right up thar and then left after that To a highfulootin road that’s paved in black After you see the red s......Read More
Categories: hardscrabble, america, people, perspective, travel,
Form: Free verse

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