Get Your Premium Membership

Best Swab Poems

Below are the all-time best Swab poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of swab poems written by PoetrySoup members


Ode to a cotton swab
I stuck a Q-tip up my nose 
to see what I would find
Mother wasn't at home just then
you know shes a bit of the meddling...

Read More
Categories: swab, funny,
Form: Light Verse



Premium Member Snow White And The Seven Dorks
A magic mirror told the queen that Snow White was the fairest in the land!
This put Her Majesty in a terrible snit and to the...

Read More
Categories: swab, funnyhome, snow, home, snow,
Form: Rhyme
The Pirate's Life for Me
I starts me life as pirate, 
A grommet before age twelve,
Not an ordinary bandit,
High sea adventures me delve.

With a Letter of Marque in me han’
And...

Read More
Categories: swab, adventure, fantasy, on work and working,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Dance of Salome
The Dance of Salome
Herod bellowed out the night's festive orders..
"Bring the torches, bring the tables..
more wine, that we may rejoice,  
for tonight we revel...

Read More
Categories: swab, dance, daughter, moon, mother daughter, night,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Legend's Last Moon
Once, ago ...
   On a loch called Ness 
      A young, shy, teary-eyed moon
 Kissed the sun goodnight...

Read More
Categories: swab, fantasy, moon, myth, nature, sad, water,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member WHERE WERE YOU IN THE SEVENTIES
WHERE WERE YOU IN THE SEVENTIES

i was between a tween and adult, in the house of the hudson valley,
and music was my main man,

i would...

Read More
Categories: swab, life,
Form: Bio
The Mechanic
             The Mechanic
          ...

Read More
Categories: swab, world,
Form: Rhyme
The Modern Pirates Life
Out apon the sea.
Its hard to catch some relife.
Or find some time to set willy free.

It's a priates life no need to back your 
bags.
Just...

Read More
Categories: swab, funnyold, time, sea, old, sea, time,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member FETAL POSITION IN THE ER
 
Broken but disbelieving, we wait   
for any doctor to say it’s just blood
as the gray man greens, throws-
up in triage. A Goth...

Read More
Categories: swab, death, heartbreak, my child,
Form: Sestina
When I'm Gone
Smile at me with those beautiful lips, 
Talk to me I insist when I am close, 
But be careful of words you speak
That may stretch...

Read More
Categories: swab, emotions, longing, love,
Form: Free verse
Generations
I wrote this after a conversation with an old retired fisherman whilst sitting on the harbour wall at Mousehole in Cornwall, UK ...

The old man...

Read More
© Rob Biden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swab, age, father, fishing, life, nostalgia, remember,
Form: Verse
CHOICE OF ARACHNE


                        ...

Read More
Categories: swab, fun, nonsense,
Form: Limerick
Tropical Cloud Forest
mist swirls its downy blanket
restless limbs longingly stretch
opal threads swab tender lobes
naked roots leach soil...

Read More
Categories: swab, nature
Form: Dodoitsu
Premium Member Dear Son
Just a few lines I hereby write to let you know
that I, in my entirety am still alive,
care I give, when with pen perceiving you...

Read More
Categories: swab, fantasy, funny, baby, baby, mum,
Form: Rhyme
The Mad Dance
The klaxon sounds and off we do scurry
Up to the gun house we head in a hurry

Through narrow p-ways and up noisy stairs
We pass each...

Read More
Categories: swab, history, war,
Form: Rhyme
Butterfly Kisses
mildly tendered swab
droplets of sweet nectar flow 
butterfly kisses ...

Read More
Categories: swab, childhood, passion
Form: Haiku
Chemist Shop
Chemist Shop 
At the entrance of the pharmacy a dead sparrow,
no one seemed to notice this tiny death.
The bird just lied there with folded wings...

Read More
Categories: swab, humor,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Dirty Eyes of Judgment
On everyone’s deeds, he takes a swab
every mistake faces his punch and blab
what a smelling pear
with infected ear
his sample, rejected by every lab.
...

Read More
Categories: swab, character, evil, judgement, sick, social, spoken
Form: Limerick
A PIRATE'S QUEST
It was quite an adventure. I never had sailed. 
Appearances looked like the last trip had failed. 
“That rickety old thing? Ya’ sure it will...

Read More
© Kevin Pace  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swab, adventure, funny, mysteryfriend, me, friend, journey,
Form: Rhyme
Ahoy, Matey
Ahoy, matey! 
Welcome aboard me ship, 
Me would have met ye at the airport 
But, I've got meself a broken hip. 

Me crew, they be...

Read More
Categories: swab, art,
Form: Rhyme
My Red Delicious Apple
   
Unblemished veneer caresses each fold
Glossy sheen with silken strands manifold
Face brimming with rosy hue; underneath satin sheaths scrolled  
Coarse fibers with satiating nutrients doled

My...

Read More
Categories: swab, allegory, girlfriend-boyfriend,
Form: Rhyme
Barely Getting By
Barely Getting By

Lately we barely seem to be getting by
And my lovely wife keeps asking me why
Pennies saved were earned here and there
But bills are...

Read More
© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swab, hilarious,
Form: Couplet
Venus: Figment of my Dreams
Cold, placid, chiseled marble striding a hollowed cone
My fingers, as bristling brush, swab finished surface
Lifeless mold with a bright, animated plaster glows
O'er seamless lines, into...

Read More
Categories: swab, autumn, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Synchronicity
Eyes pucker and swell
Erupting with tears
Of pleasure or joy?
But who is to know?
The quivering lips
And trembling hands
Equipped with cotton
To swab the overflowing
Excretions from eyes and...

Read More
Categories: swab, gothic,
Form: Classicism
The Pregnant Sailor's Wife
Thar be me captain
The leader of my crew.
He is a mighty man
Bold, Strong, and True.

I be his shipmate
The cook, swab, and crew.
I am but his...

Read More
Categories: swab, funnyme,
Form: Prose Poetry