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Best Swaddled Poems

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

Held aloft
We'd laid old George to rest the week before,
at ninety-one he now rejoined his wife,
no heirs to his estate, so one thing more
to do, and...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swaddled, heartbreak,
Form: Sonnet

Premium Member Innocence
On days of childhood past
and long faded into memory,
sisters played beneath a smiling sun
in shadowed rooms of bending willows.
Dainty handkerchiefs swaddled
our Rose of Sharon infants

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Categories: swaddled, childhood, flower, simple,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Willow Tree
Someday I'd like to wander free
like butterfly, like bumblebee,
perhaps to plant a willow tree
beside the silent solemn sea,

before these things exist no more,
from mountain top...

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Categories: swaddled, daffodils, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Lull-Lull-Lullabies
Lithesome fingers trailed along 
the ukulele’s  frets
as Lilah played her dulcet lullabies.
Swaddled in a blanket, smiling,
lay her little lad,
looking up at her with large...

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Categories: swaddled, sleep, song,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Under Your Influence

In a state of awareness
that transcends time and distance
I swaddled you in the folds of my being
feeling the pure bliss of being saturated in love


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Categories: swaddled, appreciation, beauty, love,
Form: Free verse

Bad Poem
One day I delivered a poem
one that seemed to be premature
so I swaddled her up
and set her aside
to grow 'til I felt reassured

How she yowled...

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Categories: swaddled, humor, humorous, silly, word play, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Manger Shadow
Manger Shadow

A shadow lurks behind the manger bed
 Swaddled by indifference,
  Creeping behind
 Lowing cows 
Bleating sheep,
Power without power raising up a hoary...

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Categories: swaddled, christmas,
Form: Free verse
I Remember You
I remember your eyes...
Emerald seas casting flecks of golden sun.
A lamb gently swaddled in strength of the lion's shadow.

I remember your smile...
Snow caps surrendered; the...

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Categories: swaddled, love, memory, passion, remember, romance, romantic,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Child Mother
Lying on my back,
the warm sun blanketing,
I watched the cloud stacks drift,
breezily blown across the bluest skies,
imagining, dreaming . . .

Dangling from my lips,
sweet honeysuckle...

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Categories: swaddled, baby, childhood, dream, mother,
Form: Free verse
snow geese
snow geese
swaddled in clouds
winter moon

Published - Cattails - Spring, 2016...

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Categories: swaddled, bird, moon,
Form: Haiku
You could feel it couldn't you
son who has left the room
mother electricity
the 1,000 bolts
10,000 volts
(not even 27 years could cure)

I give myself over
I fall
and I...

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© Meghan G  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swaddled, love, day, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Little Girls And Kittens
It seems that saucy little girls are rather smitten,
By the playful antics of a cuddly, furry kitten!
Whether she teases it with a tantalizing feather,
Or when...

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Categories: swaddled, animals, childhood,
Form: Rhyme


A glacial heaven on blue earth

     Swaddled in blankets of crowned snow,


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Categories: swaddled, nature, peace, , Lullaby,
Form: Verse
Mother died
the day you were born
With tears of joy 
in her eyes,
her last breath was womb torn
A forty year journey    ending prematurely


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Categories: swaddled, birth, death, loss, love, sorrow,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ebony Velour
Shining stars confetti the night
creating a magical sight
as a molten moon starts to flow
through the blackness of outer space. 
Within night’s velvety embrace
Luna’s light has...

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Categories: swaddled, 10th grade, beautiful, imagery, imagination, metaphor,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Sevenbits - Diary
Sevenbits - Diary

Scribbled of my happiness
‘He makes me swoon - my eyes dance’

Swaddled my innermost thoughts
Nazi moles must not trespass

Sunset dust hurts, as I fly

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Categories: swaddled, words,
Form: Verse
Premium Member born this day

a northern star, a guiding light
weary travelers rest this night
swaddled baby laid upon hay
a holy king was born this day

the angels sang from up above

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Categories: swaddled, christmas, god,
Form: Kyrielle
Premium Member Holy Child
on to you a savior was born this night
the shepherds heard the angels come to say
this star so bright will be your guiding light
go see...

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Categories: swaddled, child, god, jesus,
Form: Pantoum
Green lush vegetation
of breath-taking beauty
enveloping fertile landscape
in scenic tapestry, while
Radiant sunshine's golden splendor
delightfully kissed sun-bathers
lounging on exotic beaches
or taking invigorating dips in
Exquisite waterfalls crystal clear...

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Categories: swaddled, patriotic,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member To My Mother
To Mom Poetry Contest
Sponsor: Francine Roberts

At birth the cord was severed, though our hearts stayed connected,
    I’ve seen more beauty in your...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swaddled, grandmother, inspirational, mother daughter,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Simple Days
Otis Wheat was a simple man.  He didn’t have much to say and when he did say something it was worth listening to. ...

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Categories: swaddled, age,
Form: Narrative
Gabriel's Trumpet
Constructed of the finest brass, 
polished daily with silken manes of angels,
to gleam brightest of all creation.
For the sun is but a reflection of the...

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Categories: swaddled, bible, god, religious, universe,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Mary's Christmas
Finally the agony,
of childbirth has ended.
A newborn baby's cry is heard,
and Satan's plans are upended.

Joseph hastened to clean the babe,
then tenderly laid him at my...

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Categories: swaddled, baby, birth, christmas,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member First Love
Outside the sterile nursery I stood,
looking in.
So many snuggly swaddled newborns asleep in little plastic cribs;
my eyes hungered for only one . . .

A nurse...

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Categories: swaddled, family, grandchild, grandmother, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Cyclops Moon
Cyclops moon's silver beams
piercing crowded misty dreams,
lonely stroll through fog filled trees
whispers heard on Autumn breeze,
side ways glances in the park
fill my thoughts of creatures...

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Categories: swaddled, evil, imagination,
Form: Couplet