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Best Swales Poems

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


Premium Member Freedom's Call
Far across the hills and dales,
Ringing o'er the rills and swales:
Ever nearer, ever louder;
Ever dearer, gaining power.
Drawing hearts and minds to one;
Once sounded out, and...

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Categories: swales, america, courage, freedom, soldier, usa,
Form: Acrostic



Premium Member Adrift With the Summer Breeze
It was a fortnight and two days ago
when my spirit set adrift with the summer breeze;
wandering the four corners of this earth
trying hard my curiosity...

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Categories: swales, love, romantic, summer,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member A Modern Love Story
In scratchy swales emitting Clorox gas,
Matador houseflies cross paralyzed eyes;
A kaleidoscope scene where jagged glass
Cracks beneath footsteps of love’s promised lies;

Forgotten by choice through hell-flickered...

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Categories: swales, loneliness, lost,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Broken Blue Dishes Stuck to the King
From high above and down below
Bewitching winds from Hades blow
That spread the river’s current thin
And drown with love unsinkable men;

Around they swirl and whisper lies
Of...

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Categories: swales, daughter, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
Faith, Moved This Mountain
Never wishing to wade into too much drama
As her ambulance rushes by; wailing and why..
Should one catch this spindrift adrift amid, their
Churning sea these swales,...

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Categories: swales, art, baby, cancer, love,
Form: I do not know?



A Man of Green
A Man of Green
(Valentine’s Day)

Blast breathed, bob booted, fiercely tramping, he sweeps down upon the land, hard browed, frozen white, bellowing, 

Rude Boreas, the prince...

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Categories: swales, valentines day,
Form: Blank verse
Round And Round As Round We Go
The world cannot hate you but Me, it hates because I speak in that, it's evil ?
Yet yourself they shall also despise; for I have...

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Categories: swales, art, baby, cancer,
Form: I do not know?
I Wish We Had Our Own Trails
I wish that I just had my own road—
I wish that I had my own trail—
I wish the stories hadn’t been told
‘Bout how there’s now...

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© Glen Enloe  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swales, cowboy-western, introspection, nostalgia, sad,
Form: Cowboy
Premium Member Beaches Breached and Broached
Beaches are where breaches adorn like brooches
Waves curl up to breach the surface of sea,
Then break, plunging headstrong to broach on shore.
Wales and dolphins breach...

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Categories: swales, beach,
Form: Free verse
Revived
Surrounding self with shells of snails,
You lie on warming shifting sand
Sifting through your open hand,
Adrift with tidal rifted swales.

Charting ebbs and flows of sun, 
Wisps...

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Categories: swales, beach, endurance, introspection, ocean, sea, stress,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme