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Best Swaggered Poems

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


And his frost-clad lips I gently kissed
So mildly radiant amid this  place--
That the silvery night grew quite intense
Until a gasp rushed from his cheeks.

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Categories: swaggered, desire, sweet love,
Form: Free verse

Out of the blue
Out of the blue I searched for you,
Under yellow skies I walked,
With scarlet red the things you knew!
The black lace talked and talked

I found you...

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Categories: swaggered, color, fantasy, journey, magic, sin, woman,
Form: Quatrain
What do you see

What do...

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Categories: swaggered, allegory, caregiving, life, love,
Form: Rhyme
Apology to C Y OConnor
Coal-red eyes protruded from your bust
As we swaggered in mock-bravado.
We were afraid of you Charles
And the shadows you cast
From within cast shadows.

Chinese Apple replacing Adam's

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Categories: swaggered, dedication,
Form: Free verse
as i could
I walked down the street today
As one would
Wearing my bright green shoes
As not everyone could
I held my head high
As not everyone should
I swaggered and strutted

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Categories: swaggered, funny,
Form: Imagism

Meal for Four
Gathering in the restaurant and the essence so bliss
A table of privacy is something we can all miss
Only table left was a table to fit...

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Categories: swaggered, peoplefor her, drink, for her, ,
Form: Rhyme
It was at the National Finals Rodeo
The year was 1967, the place OKC
I had just turned three & 
was excited as could be
to be behind...

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Categories: swaggered, cowboy-western, history, life, nostalgia, people, sports,
Form: Cowboy
A Corrupt Cop
The Corrupt Cop

By Elton Camp

The cop was parked in bushes, well out of sight
When he saw a new Lexus, it gave him delight
The out-of-state tag...

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© Elton Camp  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swaggered, lifeme,
Form: Rhyme
EL Dorado
for as much as anyone would care to admit,

it all seemed rather molesting.

the skies held dominion over the peeled

despot of sunset.

women young and old shirked...

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Categories: swaggered, cowboy-western
Form: Epic
Premium Member The Duke
There was a man's man, you could say he was grand,
 who blessed the cinema screen and had millions of fans.
When he swaggered into a...

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Categories: swaggered, hero,
Form: Rhyme
High Noon Antics
High Noon Antics

High noon, the time was set upon this arid, sultry day
The guns would set against the other, quick-draw style
In speedy rivalry and bid...

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Categories: swaggered,
Form: Rhyme
Soldier and Civilian (1842-1913?)
Cloaked in a Civil War Cape
Swaggered the fierce
And fearless and cavalier shape:
Proud Ambrose Bierce.

Editor, author and wit,
Bierce had the zest
And courage and cunning to fit

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© Steve Eng  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swaggered, history
Form: Verse
Premium Member I Loved You, John Wayne
		I loved you John Wayne!
		I wished you were my father
		or maybe an older brother 
		who’d tutor me to be tough
		when manners weren’t enough
		and toughness was...

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© Bill Keen  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swaggered, assonance, humorous,
Form: Light Verse
size does matter- buzzard and flamingos contest
Bob the buzzard is colour blind i think
he doesnt think a flamingo should be pink,
say he has seen many and he knows
that flamingos are blue...

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Categories: swaggered, bird,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member DANDELIONS

Always in the limelight
Cheerful and bright

I find you as wonderful
As you are bountiful

Yellow dots swaggered
Here and there scattered 

Like a child’s laughter
You epitomize summer

Dandelions wild...

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Categories: swaggered, beautiful, flower, nature, perspective, summer, uplifting,
Form: Couplet
I was dressed in rags, threadbare and worn
But I looked at others with feelings of scorn
The rags I was wearing looked fancy to me
They were...

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Categories: swaggered, confusion, dedication, thanksgiving, vanity,
Form: ABC
Premium Member Captain Jack Sparrow
I was watching
The television 
When I Noticed
A clip
Of Captain
Jack Sparrow 
All alone
On his ship
He was guzzling
His rum
And continued
To drink
When his Black
Pearl ship...

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Categories: swaggered, fate, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Pets Revenge
For example a Dachshund dog was thrown 5 floors to his death
The owner photographed this and posted it online
His dog looked like he was sleeping...

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Categories: swaggered, abuse, anger, animal, pets, repetition,
Form: Prose Poetry
Bronwyn's Mate, Part I
Bronwyn the Barbaric amassed admirers
like oceans collect river-flow
Streams of suitors all tried to woo her
each determined to be her “best beau”

But our fair pirate queen...

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Categories: swaggered, animal, dog, fantasy, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme