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Hourglasses Poems - Poems about Hourglasses

Hourglasses Poems - Examples of all types of poems about hourglasses 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 hourglasses.
Narrow Margin
...- in those moments, it shines. The nostalgia of an upside down world glinting up through hourglasses of years, a mark impressed upon flesh; a scar harbouring simple childhood games inside a jagge......Read the rest...
Categories: hourglasses, analogy,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member You Wouldn't Know Cupid's Arrow If It Shot You Right In the Face
...Once a wish, always a pipe dream You would’ve known what it was if it came true Let’s swap journals and see what we find Show me the life you think you’re living And I’ll show you mine Your ......Read the rest...
Categories: hourglasses, anxiety, best friend, conflict,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Our Hourglass
...From the moment we are born…the moment our head first pops out… the hourglass of our life turns over and our time begins to run out. Of course we don’t understand this when we’re young… how time......Read the rest...
Categories: hourglasses, time,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Jerrys Decision To Travel
...Jerry stared at the travel poster for Hawaii The women were shaped like perfect hourglasses wearing skimpy outfits, dancing for him if Jerry jumped on a plane to Oahu he would become dazzling......Read the rest...
Categories: hourglasses, travel,
Form: Light Verse
The Tower of Life
...Within the village stood a great tower Across the lands countless traveled to attempt to climb this tower, yet many cowered Those, who achieved this great feat were praised by the masses Given ......Read the rest...
Categories: hourglasses, analogy,
Form: Rhyme



On Christmas Day
..."Travel light" Santa said to me as I grappled for all my most treasured belongings. I stuffed them all in a duffle bag, then with the silliest of grin on my face I said, " Ready" The ride up......Read the rest...
Categories: hourglasses, appreciation, christmas,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Convoluted
...My subjective has been documented by my objective – sort of like, my thoughts verify my brain, though no one can see them. I guess, what I'm trying to say is, Time exists independent of watches......Read the rest...
Categories: hourglasses, christian, extended metaphor, humorous,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member The Masses
...The brainwashed masses, Wearing rose-colored glasses, And nonchalantly flashing passes, Never realizing the hourglasses Are running out of time. Miasmic shadows And dystopian blows Are worki......Read the rest...
Categories: hourglasses, evil, psychological, society,
Form: Rhyme
Recrudescence
...Stuck in a loop, Staring into space, Time and time again, Making the same mistakes... Soaring one moment, Crashing the next; From long conversations To unanswered texts; Hourglasses and p......Read the rest...
Categories: hourglasses, life, love,
Form: Ballad
Limited Express
...I fall I leave and I let go For all I know This brain dead of a year Has taught me how And I know now Ain’t got The time The heart The brain To attempt The start of something new It don’......Read the rest...
Categories: hourglasses, celebration, dream, growth, leaving,
Form: Free verse
Revoltee Protestation Amnesia
... America was born in protest violence, but Lady Liberty now has postpartum memento — A colonial, hypocritical condition called: Revoltee Protestation Amnesia Wavy umbilical vanished......Read the rest...
Categories: hourglasses, america, history, philosophy, political,
Form: Narrative
My Hourglass
...An explosion of hair in her face is disclosing the beauty of the eyes veiled beholding a dream unfolding where the poor are gold and war is at most a bloody tale told in the misty night when the ......Read the rest...
Categories: hourglasses, anxiety, beautiful, depression, mental
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Beach Idyll: Spencerian Stanza
...Sheer lucid waves caress this oyster beach, an aqua drowse viewed through a saffron lend, and siren rip tides coax into a breach as lambent grains of sand insouciant wend the dunes of torpid eons......Read the rest...
Categories: hourglasses, beach, imagery,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Are We All But a Number
... In this world and in this life (Are we all just another number) A tax statistic or a ......Read the rest...
Categories: hourglasses, appreciation, hyperbole, introspection, life,
Form: Free verse
Croquet On the Lawn At Three Pm
...1 2 1 2 in a tutu playing croquet at three pm Abracadabra is a giant kilo of horse manure thrown at the head with a boom. But a boom is neither a boomerang nor a pickling gate in a jar of curdled ......Read the rest...
Categories: hourglasses, addiction, america, baseball, basketball,
Form: I do not know?

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