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Best Swampy Poems

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


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: swampy, adventure, beauty, fantasy, imagery, imagination, inspirational,
Form: Free verse



Movements of Beginnings
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Categories: swampy, history, philosophy, political
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Satin Winged Flowers
Satin Winged Flowers ...by Carrie Richards  and Poet Destroyer

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Let us watch how they cluster in whirlwind ballets, 
lifting like clouds from the dark swampy...

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Categories: swampy, insect, nature, night,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member School's Out
Trying to recapture the joy of those winter days is difficult. School cancelled: sun shining through the sheer, white, curtains into an all too girlie...

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Categories: swampy, kiss, snow,
Form: Haibun
My New GPS
I had an interview last week and used my GPS.
I thought how wonderful it was, I would not have to guess.
What exits I should enter,...

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Categories: swampy, funny, imagination, travel, me, me,
Form: Rhyme



Santa in Florida
Santa in Florida

By Elton Camp

In Florida, Christmas ain’t so grand
Santa’s sleigh won’t slide on sand
And not many children there stay
Most of the folks are old...

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© Elton Camp  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swampy, funnyold, old,
Form: Rhyme
THE PIECES OF PEACE
The pieces of peace were handpicked
Picked in the heart of the night 
Shredded for an aspiration 
To clutch the lone torch contained by the dark
A...

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Categories: swampy, political,
Form: Light Verse
The Ventriloquist Voice
Thousand thoughts rummage the grey fluff.
Gloomy, godawful voices thump in self-talk
"I'm an idiot, a loser,...... it's all my fault".
Autopsies of the past, tear my flesh,
Regrets...

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Categories: swampy, confidence, conflict, courage, fear, psychological, silence,
Form: Free verse
If the Gods Love Us
Pray, if the Gods love us all so much
Why is it that they never do open the skies up
And save us?

Why is it that they...

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Categories: swampy, angst, anxiety, emo, faith, fate, sorrow,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member BABA YAGA

An eerie mist spreads across the swampy moors,
At midnight's tolling hour, beware peasant or royal,
Whom travels the hidden roads and lost by ways, lit
From the...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swampy, adventure, fantasy, gothic, halloween, holiday, imagination,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Woman's Heart

With women the heart argues, not the mind.
MATTHEW ARNOLD, Merope

1. The stand of old growth Melalucas,  graces the lowlands of our farm.
For over fifty...

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Categories: swampy, angst, confusion, environment, nature, tree,
Form: Free verse
Froggy Love Song
A young green frog
Strumming on a log,
His warbling sounds
Singing words of love.

Strumming and a crooning
He warbled long,
About the moon and the stars,
In his lovebird song.

He...

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Categories: swampy, animal, children, funny love, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member OH LOUISIANA

Can you hear the church bells ringing, along the Mississippi Bayou,
Or smell the fragrant perfume of the spring magnolia’s in
 Full blossoms bloom, oh how...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swampy, adventure, beauty, history, imagery, imagination, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE CAJUN
Down in Louisiana, by the bayou way,
A secret recipe, has been blending for generations,
Tenderly, stewing in the great American melting
Pot.
Spanish spices, mixed with French Canadian...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swampy, adventure, america, imagination, immigration, inspirational, international,
Form: Free verse
I was raised on a little old farm
I was raised on a little old farm

by my daddy who raised pigs in a barn

my mama  well what can I say

she helped my...

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Categories: swampy, child, dad, farm, home, parents,
Form: Ballad
Louisiana Bayou
Wandering through the bayou, 
wrapped in its eerie embrace.
Mysterious and strange, 
a magical place.
Never seeming to change, 
even as seasons come and go, 
swampy waters...

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Categories: swampy, adventure, animal, culture, nature, river, water,
Form: Rhyme
Stuck in Bed
I know my supervisor thought I lied, the day I said.
The reason that I had been out was I was stuck in bed.
I tried explaining...

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Categories: swampy, funny, imagination, house, rain, house, rain,
Form: Rhyme
No Farting allowed

At work it was
slack- not much to
do,
The boss was out on
the prowl. 
We have to look busy
no matter what
His face was all of
a scowl.

I had...

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Categories: swampy, wind,
Form: Verse
Albert The Alligator, Florida University Mascot Story
A green sweaty swampy land
Maybe no place for a man
But it is a home to many creatures
Such as our friend's the alligators

Now not so long...

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Categories: swampy, adventure, angst, animal, beach, beautiful, childhood,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Electromagnetic Radiation The Mist in Decay
Electromagnetic Radiation

Secretly – unbeknownst to me – you were holding out a light
of hope for me to see, to reach for, to bask in, some...

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Categories: swampy, visionary, me, sorry, faith, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Beauty of It All
                       The Beauty...

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Categories: swampy, autumn, mother daughter, seasons,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member My White House Interview
I was nervous about my newest client.
Not every Permaculture Designer gets a contract
with the WhiteHouse.
But, when the President called,
or twittered,
for an intake interview,
I guess it...

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Categories: swampy, caregiving, earth, health, humor, nature, trust,
Form: Political Verse
Tornado
                       
Sky’s black...

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Categories: swampy, death, home, hope,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Breathing Hearts and Flowers
i breathe in
filling convex body/mind's shellac,
immunizing ego-surface identity.

i breathe out concave,
eco-individuating,
growing within perennial rings
of encoded memory branches
rooting through human nature's
bicameral Tree of Life.

i breathe in
your...

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Categories: swampy, blessing, body, earth, health, heart, love,
Form: Free verse
Big Fish Calling Me To The Sea Part 1
My spirit has been calling to get up and go to the sea
My spirit has been telling me that there is something for me to...

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Categories: swampy, abuse, adventure, devotion, encouraging, environment, fish,
Form: Narrative