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Best Swabbing Poems

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

Driving in the Rain
My car is really a boat.
I've tightened down the main mast,
And I'm swabbing the deck,
Staring at the plank,
Contemplating who to push.

In dreams, boats symbolize the...

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Categories: swabbing, funny, happiness, natural disasters
Form: Free verse

Practioner of cons, grifts, & rips.  
  Swabbing a deck on a sinking ships
Inexorable in persistence
 lacking all patience  
Or any social...

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Categories: swabbing, friend, friendship, hate, memory, , cute,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Enjoy The Good Days

True happiness resides within each of us

We alone are responsible for our own well being

It is so easy to blame external forces, people, or events


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Categories: swabbing, happiness,
Form: Narrative
Woke Up This Morning A Pirate
Shiver me timbers
What's going on
I was dressed as a pirate 
When I woke up this morn

I looked in the mirror
And let out an Arrrr....
I came...

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Categories: swabbing, funny, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Taste the Ooze

Speaking perfectly clear,
let’s be Frank:
Put the Zappa down — 
Don’t even remotely think
about changing the subject
Swapping, swabbing another
into your wax-filled ears
Why does your sleep-glazed eyes

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Categories: swabbing, corruption, humorous, parody, truth,
Form: Light Verse

A quiet man,
a good man.
An exquisite  artist
Self taught.

As a sailor,
he was excused
from chipping paint, 
swabbing decks,
or peeling spuds
by lighting up
when the Chief Boatswain

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Categories: swabbing, allegory, art, death, health, life, loss,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Pirate In Arm Chair Only
Bold fierce
Swabbing, looting, fighting
Ship, flag, chair, remote
Sitting, yawning, sleeping
Lethargic, immobile


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Categories: swabbing, addiction,
Form: Ninette