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Best Swamped Poems

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

Premium Member Gods of Winds

Notus comes creeping furtively from the south
hot and bothered from the blazing summer sun.
The wind of change...concealed it launches sudden storms
as clouds pile up across...

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Categories: swamped, wind,
Form: Verse

Premium Member The Mayan Declared
The year is 2025
I have come back to my past
To witness the Mayans
Who said Earth would not last

Was the year they declared
That the planet we...

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Categories: swamped, angst, death, fantasy, history, hope, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Are You Really Dead
Are You Really Dead

Well you once marched into my old life
and started putting my dreams down.
Your love was smiles, kisses and strife
and in black seas...

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Categories: swamped, art, dark, death, judgement, night, pain,
Form: Rhyme
Very Rude Haiku

    Very Rude Haiku

Winter? 3 lines?....Right! ....

5-7-5 cadence, meter 

I don't think so!...Blah!   


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Categories: swamped, fun, rude,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Humanity Canteen

Humanity Canteen

My restaurant is exclusive and classy no paupers allowed though I
have to declare that I picked up the chef near the township where
on a...

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Categories: swamped, humanity,
Form: Free verse

Brody and Quint
This old sea-rig is swamped and don't float
I TOLD you we'd need a bigger boat!
Now you are HIS prize
Sure ain't no surprise
That you're fish-food, you...

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Categories: swamped, adventure, funny
Form: Limerick
Zika Virus End Within Sight
Zika Virus End Within Sight

For far too long we have been at the mercy of tiny little creatures from hell..
Specialised  tormentors that seek and...

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Categories: swamped, community, encouraging, environment, family, health, success,
Form: Free verse
Major misery must have been mounting on Monday.
The traffic jam miraculously DIDN'T end until terrific Tuesday.
The traffic at 4pm was winding way westward which was...

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Categories: swamped, anxiety, basketball, car, celebration, good night,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Loss of a Brother
I am eighteen months,
to the day,
younger than he.

We have two sisters,
both younger than we.

To lose our only brother
leaves three sisters
cast adrift in a head sea,

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© Cona Adams  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swamped, brother, courage, death, faith, family, freedom,
Form: Free verse
With the onset of earth
man became birthed
perplexed, he pondered his purpose
swamped with wildlife
fish and birds rife
am I meant to run a circus?

I'll need entertainers
and animal...

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Categories: swamped, humorous, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
ATLANTIS - The Lost Continent
                     ATLANTIS - The Lost...

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Categories: swamped, fantasy, science fiction,
Form: Prose
A semantic shield
A kind of cultural sensitivity,
that strengthens discovery; a space
for identity and history.

  It’s a style of thought,
  chosen to highlight its core;

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Categories: swamped, life,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Oblivious To Our Flaws
We’re feeling completely swamped by
waves and waves of smiling faces.
And as the crowd breaks into cheers
we proudly mark our paces.

With arms extended and knees bent...

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Categories: swamped, beauty, christmas, culture, feelings, imagery, march,
Form: Quatrain
Uncurable Pain
I found myself swamped in my room, with no one around,,
My eyes are raining heavily since he left me alone,
My breath is playing since he...

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Categories: swamped, absence, love, pain,
Form: ABC
The Old Summer Camp
In the green Adirondack foothills lies
the haven of our old summer camp,
once a place of adventure and outdoor joy,
and the loud cries of precocious scamps,

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Categories: swamped, childhood, lost, remember, sad, summer, time,
Form: Rhyme royal


Ere half a score and three in this sapien space
Eyed a destination that would take me there
Very noble and widely embraced by the...

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Categories: swamped, africa,
Form: ABC
Decision Made
We no longer own an empire
We no longer rule the waves
We rarely show the Dunkirk spirit
We no longer free the slaves

We are not the world's...

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Categories: swamped, political,
Form: Rhyme
Green Pastures
where's the greener grass?
swamped with agony despair
in these troubled times...

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Categories: swamped, green,
Form: Senryu
Feel Like Igor
Lately I feel like Igor with a hump,
swamped with work a continuous pump,
running everywhere,
yes master I care,
Frankenstein warehouse giving me goose bumps.


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Categories: swamped, humor, work,
Form: Limerick
Pirate Tears
Wretched traitors and thieves of emotions!
Blurring my vision and stinging my throat
Choking, choking until my mind melts and
Runs out, unchecked, through my silly red nose


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Categories: swamped, introspection, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Canoeing The Mississippi - Part 8
Every journey worth its salt has rocky places
Bank to bank filled with frothing white water, 
The economics of avoidance, steering a lean course, 
Avoiding higher...

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Categories: swamped, boat, dream, journey, nature,
Form: Blank verse
SYMBOLS like asterixes has been done already so best call it 333650 floating biscuits
A granny in a brightly lit flower frock is neither a spinning wheel or a basket of multi coloured wools. Multi coloured wools are very...

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Categories: swamped, anti bullying, , cute,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Myopic
Yellow pollen drifts converge,
adorn nude logs in gros point lace;
red veined, orange campfire strings glaze
blue-gray above my lover's face.

I succumb to reflected eyes,
greening hazel like...

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Categories: swamped, life, love,
Form: Quatrain
At the mercy of the elements
Drowning in a sea of sound
Lost in the maze of materialism
Buffeted by a blizzard of ballyhoo
Straitjacketed by the strictures of science
Swamped with the mediocrity of...

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Categories: swamped, angst, faith, introspection, time,
Form: Free verse
At the horizon
Intimate cushion of your embrace
Eyes open and cocoon was just a farce
Elapsed moment a dream
Present abode like any other place
Absent mortal impression on sheets unwrinkled

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Categories: swamped, emotions, lost love, wisdom,
Form: Free verse