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Best Swallow Poems

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

Swallow Whole The Moon
With mouth open wide
I swallow whole the moon
hoping to feel the tides
deep within the womb
of my feminine side
allow this man to bloom.
Pregnant with ideas
I am...

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Categories: swallow, imagery, nature, poetry,
Form: Imagism

Premium Member It Matters Not

It hovers here, a moon opaque,
obscuring mountain trails I take.
No other living things appear.
A moon opaque. . . It hovers here.

I follow on along a...

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Categories: swallow, dark, lost love,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member For One Pass Of Your Breath

you write your words and they make me cry
you write those word and you know i die
but i've died so often now

i held you in...

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Categories: swallow, lost love, love, love
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis

Running through my mind,
Running through my veins,

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Categories: swallow, abuse, analogy, art, corruption,
Form: Epic
Premium Member The Stone
The Tale below was carved one night
Upon the Stone, by candlelight
...most won’t believe, but some just might
.........most won’t believe, but some just might


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Categories: swallow, body, death, fantasy, kiss,
Form: Ballad

I heard I might find a poet here Part 3

"May I?" she asked motioning to my dog-eared notepad as a child might
asking for a cookie expecting to be told it would spoil her dinner

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Categories: swallow, beauty, poetry,
Form: Epic
No Sign Of A Whine, A Smiling Mother
My heart I set on a dear companion
the cherished imprint on my soul, profound
how safe I felt in a tough kind bosom!
though I ceased to...

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Categories: swallow, best friend, blessing, courage,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Teardrop
you to
mind our
earth, heed
our existence
upon it, care for
 our lives and all that
will occur if we cannot
consider beyond ourselves, 
if we are guided by uncertainty,

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Categories: swallow, abuse, death, earth, life,
Form: Concrete
Time to go home there’s that cursed bell
Excitement for most - for him an impending hell
A torturous journey - that takes him down life’s dark...

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Categories: swallow, anti bullying,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member LIFE'S STORIES
His eyes are dark, but, there's still a spark. 
There are canyons in his face.
His lungs are gone and it won't be long,
'Till his heart...

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Categories: swallow, journey, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I Slipped on a Teardrop and Landed
I slipped on a teardrop and landed in muck.
No inkling had I of my future bad luck.

The tear I had cried started out, oh, so...

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Categories: swallow, friendship, life,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Unforgettable
You are unforgettable 
never alone
No distance to far
a screen prayer or phone

You’ve always been strong 
I know by what I’ve read
It doesn’t matter
those things he’s...

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Categories: swallow, betrayal, farewell,
Form: Quatrain
Wrinkles and gray hair
get me in a rage
and I say to myself,
“Why don't you act your age!"

My poor aching feet
remind me to wear sensible shoes

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Categories: swallow, age, life,
Form: Rhyme
When the Sun Drowns in the Sea
I walked home alone in the dampening mist
as the pastel colored sky blanketed the sun
His rays sank into the sea for their daily tryst
Resting among...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swallow, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Desert Dreaming
A violent scene lay before me
Huddled in death, there’s Ella, Mary-belle, everywhere I could see
Swollen tongues, sunken eyes, frail bodies strewn in the hot powdery...

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Categories: swallow, anxiety, nature, suicide,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member COMMUNION

You speak to me in tongues
I  hear you with my heart
I feel you with my mind
Like a Spring bloom, I am slowly unfurling
Like a...

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Categories: swallow, easter, good friday, jesus,
Form: Free verse
Sailors Follow
Those stars that sailors follow
Guiding less the sea to swallow

And the night seas black as tar
Beyond the wave a land afar

Halyards taught, blocks in tallow

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Categories: swallow, seastars,
Form: Heroic Couplet
Premium Member I Can Resist You
Don’t even try to woo me
I can resist you
My mind is fortified
Reason screams reasons to be careful
Caution goes off in flares
My mind is alert
I can...

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Categories: swallow, desire,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Hope

          When dark clouds converge

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Categories: swallow, hope,
Form: Diminished Hexaverse
Premium Member Pink Skies

I desire a beautiful sky.
One to inhale with my big brown eyes.
Fly like a kite, 
under the midday light.
Join me...

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Categories: swallow, funny, me,
Form: Couplet
Doorways to Yesterday
The house slumps against overgrown yards
Where gardens wilt against the ground,
Begging for sleep beneath gray skies.
Vines move through weeds 
Like brittle fingers,
Reaching toward a sagging...

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Categories: swallow, memory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Memo for Destroyer Poet A LINDA: 3 20 p m, 23rd April 2013 Paris, France
MEMO for Destroyer Poet A Linda: 3. 20 p.m., 23rd April 2013 – Paris, France
If you are Red   I am Brown

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swallow, dedication,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Always Yours
The handwriting became darker,
And I imagined your hands pressing upon the page,
Wavering whether to write your thoughts or not
Soon, sure, the wavering became conviction,
And in...

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Categories: swallow, heart, introspection, passion, poetry,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member home, again
   I am home ...

oh, my heart
      pray, hush its cadence

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Categories: swallow, heart, loneliness, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ransom


Held to ransom 
words inject your mind
pierce your skin
drawn backwards 
you transcend, 
you look within
a bloodied mind
the numbness melts
inconsequential ignobles
and dreary misfortune
a polar ice cap...

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Categories: swallow, birth, confidence, courage, freedom,
Form: Free verse