Smoky Hoss

Gold Star - 11,519 Points (01 may 1962 / U.S.A.)

Smoky Hoss Poems

481. A Short Yellow Rose 8/5/2013
482. My Old Hat 3/17/2012
483. Listen (A Prayerful-Poem) 5/7/2012
484. Chance? 6/20/2012
485. Life Goes On 7/6/2012
486. Driving Through The Dark 4/12/2012
487. Too Many Aversions 12/24/2012
488. Time Goes On Laughing 7/25/2012
489. Nothing More To Say 12/20/2013
490. Sometime 6/16/2013
491. Dream Dance 9/15/2011
492. 1969 4/6/2012
493. A Poem, A Friend 12/14/2011
494. The King Upon His Throne 2/5/2014
495. Time-Watch 5/28/2012
496. Bird Songs 5/11/2012
497. Average 9/12/2016
498. Contemplation 11/15/2011
499. Great Lakes 4/7/2013
500. Dad 8/14/2011
501. A Million Miles From Home 10/16/2010
502. He Is 11/18/2011
503. Duke And Roy 1/13/2011
504. An Old-Country Drive 2/10/2011
505. Skeleton Key 11/5/2011
506. Age 6/10/2012
507. A Brief Pause On Earth 9/24/2011
508. Freight Train Fever 9/30/2012
509. A Different Look 11/11/2012
510. Drifting Away 8/22/2013
511. Prints In The Sand 12/18/2012
512. Toy Train 12/12/2012
513. Contemplating 6/25/2012
514. Country Living 6/5/2012
515. A Young Mans Dream 7/12/2012
516. Gone 10/12/2012
517. Cat & I 7/10/2011
518. Onward 9/5/2012
519. Aging Poet 8/26/2011

Comments about Smoky Hoss

  • Dee Corpolongo Dee Corpolongo (5/2/2015 2:21:00 AM)

    Smoky, I am sending birthday wishes, to you with lots of love.....
    May 1st is such a special day, a present from up above.
    {{{hugs}}} my friend, and with smiles I will send.

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  • Jim Boone Jim Boone (6/18/2014 5:20:00 PM)

    Smoky, your poetry always leaves me wanting more of your insight and abandon. I love your work. Poem Hunter: I
    am having trouble with reading poems on here of late. When I pull one up it goes before I am finished. Que past?

  • Jim Boone Jim Boone (10/13/2012 5:32:00 AM)

    Smoky, Contact me at We should do some poetry readings together. Jim

  • Cynthia Buhain-baello Cynthia Buhain-baello (3/20/2012 8:00:00 AM)

    I find your poetry beautiful because of the honest heart-truth in it and how spontaneously you lay out that truth in smooth flowing words. I wish I could learn that art!

  • Claudia Krizay Claudia Krizay (1/3/2012 10:33:00 PM)

    Everything I have read of Smokey's is well written and deeply inspirational- and very moving and interesting to read! ! Good work!

  • Juan Olivarez Juan Olivarez (1/3/2012 7:37:00 PM)

    What can I say about Smokey, I know he is a great poet whose morals and positive outlook on life always shine through his words. His love for the great American Southwest which I share has endeared him to me. I can see his values and love for God in all his poetry. I just hope someday to be able to walk the Mojave with this poet who is such an inspiration t so many. Until that day pal, keep em flying.

  • Eric Cockrell (10/14/2011 5:07:00 PM)

    Smoky's a poet with depth of heart, and an understanding of the human condition. always a good read!

  • Patti Masterman (8/31/2011 10:05:00 AM)

    Continuous kindness, class, and deep thinking. That is what I know of Smoky Hoss. His name might convince you he has rough edges: but don't fall for that. He is a splendid writer and I'm glad I've come to know him here at poemhunter. You'll never regret reading his poetry; it will open your eyes to things you never suspected existed, to things you never gave much thought to before..he dreams hope into his messages to the reader, a valuable and lacking commodity in this age.

Best Poem of Smoky Hoss

Aging Poet

Come and see the old poet
Laying in his bed of ashes and dust,
His love in ruins
His mentality frozen by restless rust,
His hungry heart emptied of it's fertile blood
His souls melodic purpose nearly gone,
The mellifluous music now so silent
The end, of a once wonderful and powerful song.

What happened to this poet
With dread you may ask,
The ancient story ofcourse
The evils of age and wear, and so damned many things out there
Working away at his heart, fulfilling their wretched task.

When poets speak truth and beauty into this old ...

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God Is

God is
A verb
A slight movement
A quiet voice
He lights the
He starts and ends every

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