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Best Swallowed Poems

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


Premium Member Swallowed by the moon
*Super Moon 3/20/19


I was swallowed by the moon
Its brightness captured me
It hadn’t come too soon
Needing light to consume me
And so it did, from a dark...

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Categories: swallowed, beautiful, light, love, moon,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Disposable Wisdom
Each day Annie Lesley opened a can
Her eighty-six-year-old hands trembling
As she sat with her cat and ate pet food
What is wrong with this elder’s rendering?

Pride...

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Categories: swallowed, age, cat, endurance, life, wisdom, world
Form: Rhyme
I See You Says The Moon


They'll have you believe she was lost to the sea,
But the moon would beg to differ.

She was always lost,
Always looking for which way to go.
Or...

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Categories: swallowed, moon, sea, suicide,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Darling Boy

     Oh ...

Have you seen my darling boy, blond hair, like corn silk, falling?
       ...

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Categories: swallowed, analogy, boy, childhood, innocence, metaphor, nostalgia,
Form: Quatrain
Atlantis
~ATLANTIS~   Featuring:) Kelly Deschler

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Can't be re-written by the Gods
The land and sands of time'
Destroyed by the fire of Poseidon's curse 
Atlantis swallowed by:...

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Categories: swallowed, beautiful, fire, grave, imagination, lost, paradise,
Form: Epic



Gone Forever
Here I sit amongst the long grasses and the reed,
in a solitary place, where my breath is freed,
on an Indian Summer's evening on the lake...

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Categories: swallowed, autumn, nature, sky, summer, water, weather,
Form: Rhyme
SEX AFTER 40
(WARNING  SIGNS)

You are old and fragile
Claiming to be a lion when in bed
In some way, you remind me of the walking dead
Your bones make...

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Categories: swallowed, body, change, confusion, depression, loss, men,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member BLACK MAGIC WOMAN

Madame Mistress, ebonies princess,
Southern comforts golden jewel,
A golden beauty down south does dwell.
She hides many secrets beneath her,
Glittering mask of mystery's mystic spells.
A dark priestess...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swallowed, adventure, beauty, fantasy, imagery, imagination, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I The Mirror - With A Major Contribution By Joseph May - Dramatic Free Verse

an impression of the world
stands before me
Left is right, and right is wrong, 
and the mirror reflects a melancholy song.

i the mirror
not 
the babbling brook,
or
the...

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Categories: swallowed, conflict, dark, depression, grief, horror, identity,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member The Ruby Spires

There, among the Ruby Spires,
      Stood I, a-gazing toward the mist,
         Red...

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Categories: swallowed, adventure, beauty, science fiction, space,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Blind Man Turns





"Blind Man Turns"



Rest easy in my lull, Love

Love 
is not the gentle goodnight, Love

in the beguiling
silence of Lost Lovers' Woods

It is the war we 
all...

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Categories: swallowed, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast

In the deep core of her skin
I feel a human who is no saint  
Cutting out her heart, ripping everything to...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swallowed, abuse, beauty, dark, emo, how i
Form: Epic
Premium Member Raven's Sign
Fog settles on the tombstones. In the dark, an eerie blue,
the graveyard is a misty ocean Raven passes through.

She stops. The solitary site is grim,...

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Categories: swallowed, sea,
Form: Couplet
Have You Ever
Have You Ever

Stood in a field of ripened gold grain
Lifted your face to be kissed by the rain
Felt in your heart the anguish of pain?
*
Held...

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Categories: swallowed, life, lost, lost,
Form: Rhyme
Speck
People walk in and out, 
Through me, it seems,
My presence barely sensed.
I coil around the pain,
And recoiling I make my way out, 
Heaving relief into...

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Categories: swallowed, conflict, emotions, feelings, growing up, heartbroken,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Home Again
      I am home ...

Oh, my heart ...
        pray, hush its cadence ...
...

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Categories: swallowed, heart, loneliness, lost love, ocean,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ancient Shadows Awaken into God's Light
Ancient Shadows Awaken into God’s Light

Underneath the deep seabed the stirring sands of time have passed on.
Ancient shadows continue to haunt all of us from...

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Categories: swallowed, dark, dream, evil, faith, fantasy, god,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Solemn Seduction - for contest
Solemn Seduction – for contest


soft winds are swallowed
by my wings
stolen
as the breath of lovers
waiting

unblinking eyes seducing
darkness
prying truth from camouflage

rotations of twist top head
listening for the...

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Categories: swallowed, beauty, nature, strength,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Wearied Wanderlust
  "Wearied Wanderlust"

upon a gilded meadow glows a bottle of tender tears
scattered ashes burnt and laden carpeting of stone
ravished emotions turbulent feasting on flesh...

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Categories: swallowed, love,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member The True Mother






“The True Mother”




What part of a heart
in another could one trust
when betrayal comes
like a silver bullet words and deeds
sharp piercing to burrow 
bleed out Life’s...

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Categories: swallowed, betrayal, imagery, love, mother daughter, psychological,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Transformed
One summer in a garden at midnight,
I chanced upon an angel standing where
the moon made a mosaic with its light.
He must have come from heaven;...

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Categories: swallowed, love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member An empty throne - Part 1 of 9
An empty throne – Part 1 of 9

For this of castled velvet throne
A queen does weep a single tear
Bleak shadows of this night have grown
To...

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Categories: swallowed, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme
Marionette Master
~Marionette Master~    

All my dreams evolve around my wooden floor
Candles and clowns the show must go on

~~~~

The Moon slowly moves its way...

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Categories: swallowed, abuse, fear, me, moon,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Suffocated
My biggest fear is to be alone with my thoughts,
To be surrounded by the past,
Swallowed whole by my mistakes,
Stalked by what could've been, what should've...

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Categories: swallowed, conflict, confusion, emotions, sorrow, teenage,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Shades of Grey
Dark cumulous clouds contain
the filtered sunlight in a strange
monochromatic sunrise
where birds seen in silhouette
seem to think they can sing color
into this this grey day.
Mountains defined...

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Categories: swallowed, introspection, mystery,
Form: Prose