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Best Swabbed Poems

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


Fingered
Chamber of secrets
Locked in wisps of steel incense
Swabbed sulfur din...

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Categories: swabbed, allegory, life, mystery,
Form: Senryu



Chateau Pl
Chateau Pl

A sleep walk guided by reflections
Although somethings were real
Not the front entry way
Or the stair case
Or the garage for that matter
Scrubbed and alcohol swabbed...

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Categories: swabbed, class, food, jobs, satire, work,
Form: Prose
You
I stared into the mirror today.
I saw you -
a needled zealot
hovering around my left shoulder;
Adolph Hitler dressed in 
opium-perfumed swatches.

You smelled like her.
You acted like...

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© John Heck  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swabbed, on writing and words
Form: Free verse
Soothing, Shore Breeze
On balmy beach blithe commodore
Without ship, rudder, or rowing oar
Striding gusts, waves only chore
Soothing breeze girdles the shore
Sidling along, currents to explore
Mind's tranquil base to...

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Categories: swabbed, beach
Form: Rhyme
At Work
I sat at the x-ray machine checking traveler’s belongings
My co-worker beside me running the Explosive Detection Trace machine
Passenger came in put his bag on the...

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Categories: swabbed, funny
Form: I do not know?



I've Never Been to the Isle of Man
All my life I’ve had this plan, to settle in the Isle of Man
I tried to swim like all good sports, but three miles out...

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Categories: swabbed, adventure, boat, giggle, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Falmouth
                   He's a disgrace to the Red...

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© Peter Dorr  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swabbed, war, red, red,
Form: Free verse
Powder, Perfume, Hormones
Neck a smooth, cylindrical mold
As sheathe with fibers carefully rolled
Pale, satin sheen artfully scrolled
Grace on soft, silky strands doled
In light, silted hologram to behold
Calamus breathes...

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Categories: swabbed, beauty, body,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Really, Understand My face
I had a face transplant
'cos I was off my face, as was.
I trolled the book of faces
till I found one I liked.
We did a face...

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Categories: swabbed, goodbye, social,
Form: Free verse
Regal Love Portended
Sparkling black eyes aglow with love's ember
Appending lashes; swabbed cinders caressing
Sleek dark hair rippling waves of splendor
Blue, silk ribbon her coiffed crown dressing
Ashen, pale face...

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Categories: swabbed, love, mother
Form: Sonnet
A Family Of Seven
I have heard "The mirror tells not a lie,’
I assuming myself the gorgeous one
Abased in front of the looking-glass.
I was one but the reflections were...

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Categories: swabbed, mysteryidentity, image,
Form: Narrative
A Family Of Seven
I have heard “The mirror tells not a lie, ’ 
I assuming myself the gorgeous one 
Abased in front of the looking-glass. 
I was one...

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Categories: swabbed, confusion, fantasy, satire, visionary, identity, image,
Form: Blank verse
Sail on
the wharf was teeming
black and white,
the gulls were keening
in their flight
  round and round
the fishing scow
the old man scowled
his heavy brow
  forty years...

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Categories: swabbed, family, father, love, old, old,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Pushed

Oops, they pushed their captain off his own ship,
    made sure the deck was slick, black-boot polished,
     ...

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Categories: swabbed, sea, sin,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Meanwhile back at the ranch
Visibility's dropped to near-zero
   Thermometer's plummeting too
Ocean tempest tossing and turning
   Spraying the nerves of the crew

Deck swabbed by torrential rain
...

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Categories: swabbed, joy, ocean, storm,
Form: Rhyme