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Best Swamping Poems

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


The Swamping Tide
When rent in sorrows I try to find
Another plane on which to set my mind
To distract it from the downward vibe
And thereby avoid the swamping...

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Categories: swamping, life, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme



Up in Arms

Another wave of voter vexation
is swamping the shutdown nation

To the left, 
the windpipes are hissing
To the right,
the windbags are dissing

And all of the kitchen cabinet...

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Categories: swamping, cry, howl, people, political,
Form: Ballad
Family Reunion
Family Reunion


There is going to be a family reunion
Unlike the family of mankind has ever seen before
In a thousand million life cycles

Earth people will shout...

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© Mel Brake  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swamping, artfamily, family, universe,
Form: Free verse
female migrant
The Female Migrant
A customs official found a suitcase with a forgotten
Syrian refugee lady in it, he took her home blew life 
into her and he...

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Categories: swamping, abortion, age, anniversary, arabic, baby,
Form: Blank verse
Dead City
Calculations of grief take stock in the supermarket pavement
midnight streets first impression to the concrete placement
black recycled oil stains painting with wires tired and lazy
contained...

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Categories: swamping, abuse, age, business, corruption, environment, pollution,
Form: Free verse



he Mystery


Looking into my imaginations and soothe yourself
Because tomorrow I shall be ragging, storming, clashing, swamping and soaring
Pacifying nature’s commotion
Today, I am weak, pale, dry, and...

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Categories: swamping, science fiction,
Form: Classicism
NEW LAIR
NEW LAIR

Lestat walked down the street muttering to himself, 
eying the tide mark faintly etched on the brickwork 
of his once glorious house. 
Damn! Katrina...

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Categories: swamping, death, fantasy, gothic, horror,
Form: Free verse
I Cannot Forget
I CANNOT FORGET

Forgetting is hard to do
When my mind constantly searches 
Its recesses for images of you 

I want to forget
But never will
I need to...

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Categories: swamping, relationship,
Form: Imagism
The Deluge
THE DELUGE
 Placid waters sans piquant ripples
 Freaked out with furious,forceful  jerks
Reeking of rare reckless rumbling  rage
 Bloated brook  burst beyond banks,...

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Categories: swamping, anger, crush,
Form: Verse
Premium Member My Prayers Never Cease Be
My soul at dawn  awake
A magic light into my heart breaks
Solitary whispers shivering in awe
Towards the Infinite my whole upraised
Allah is the greatest.
A frisson...

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Categories: swamping, allah, beauty, blessing, islamic, light, peace,
Form: Free verse
Transformation
In our
faces.
Constantly,
in our
faces.
Glowing
screens.
Pumping,
pumping out
information 
constant
Information.
Inundating, 
swamping
the mind.
Washing over,
coursing through.
Minds smoothing,
ideas blending.
Minds altered,
losing 
individuality.
Cloud.
All spinning 
up,
up
into the
cloud.
Different, 
what returns
different 
not the same
not individual.
Old minds
filled with
yesterday 
fading...

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© JG Collins  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swamping, art,
Form: Prose Poetry