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Best Swank Poems

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


Premium Member Expressions Of Swank


Oldies but goodies still turn my crank
Perry, Deano, Nat and of course Frank
Civilized crooners
Before the “baby boomers”
They were it, a pure expression of swank




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Categories: swank, nostalgia,
Form: Limerick



Premium Member Finding BigFoot
For BigFoot I searched everywhere.
In all the Northwest, he’s not there!
Then I thought I might know
where a BigFoot might go . . .
so I went...

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Categories: swank, funny love,
Form: Limerick
My Silly Introspection
Somebody wrote and once told me
Oh gal, you are really up yourself
That really hurt my feelings,
Then I though, oh what the hell!
I’m really not the...

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Categories: swank, introspection, life, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Canto XXII Hell translation part 2
(continued previous part 1)

The duke then: “Tell now: of others indeed
Some Latin among sinners do you know 
Behind pitch?”. And he “I  had to...

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Categories: swank, fantasy,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member Dante's Divine Comedy III Canto translation
“Through me you enter the city of woe
Trough me you enter the eternal pain
Through me you go to people lost below.

Justice inspired my highest factor...

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Categories: swank, fantasy,
Form: Terza Rima



Premium Member Canto XXI Hell translation
So bridge to bridge, of other things speaking
Of which my comedy does not take care,
We walked; and reached the top, when seeking
For watching the next...

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Categories: swank, fantasy,
Form: Terza Rima
A dream City
A  heritage resplendent in culture and crafts
Where monuments rub shoulders with swank malls
Enticing  blend of  old and new
Lucknow my town always enthralls

Values...

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Categories: swank, history, home,
Form: Rhyme
Skeleton Of Tears
Bottle of tears is my first version of this poetic legacy series
Skeleton of tears is which the venerated versatility carries.
This might be called as a...

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Categories: swank, creation, cry, emotions, pain, poetry, sorrow,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member Milton Brown 1822 - 1917
Milton Brown

1822 – 1917

I knew C. W. Harvey.
Knew him and liked him.
I lived on the first floor of his Greenleaf Hotel
By Bailey Street.
Lived and thrived...

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Categories: swank, death, life,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member Robots will replace humans
My friend, the friendly robot, 
Does everything I could ever want.
Cooking exactly how I like my food,
Like it’s from a swank restaurant.

She cleans, she fixes,...

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Categories: swank, humor, technology,
Form: Quatrain
Thanksgiving Poem
The Indians and the Pilgrims.
We children do thank.
They've left us with more
than turkey and swank.

They taught us to share
from the Big to the small.
They remind...

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Categories: swank, appreciation, best friend, character, culture, dedication,
Form: Quatrain
What lurks within
Help with the struggles, man's faced with, in life on earth
As man learns life knowledge, instead of grasping worth

A passion to hold all that's seen,...

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© Tom Larrow  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swank, inspirational, life, world, fish, hope, life,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member My lovers: one accepted one not
My lover, she melts me, like a frog on a lily, 
Watching the days pass hurriedly by.
I lay there, hands cradling my head just gazing,
Peering...

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Categories: swank, community, social,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Fancy That
Have you ever woke up one morning, and wondered what ever have you done?
Well that is exactly what happened to the troll this story is...

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Categories: swank, adventure, blue, fantasy, hair, happy, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
I am
I AM  that which defines, and redefines the refinement of my divine being.
 I AM  the i that all eyes are seeing. 
Lost...

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Categories: swank, art, beautiful, black african american, change,
Form: Free verse
The Ballad of Villonia Beebe, Part 2: The middle years
She'd been wooed by dukes and diplomats
From Nome to Nagasaki,
Kept by mobsters, bishops, bureaucrats,
And a movie mogul's lackey.
She'd been plied with jewels, a fancy car,
Designer...

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Categories: swank, humor,
Form: Ballad
SUMMER HOLIDAYS
Despite my complaints there was some merit
In being sent away to my uncles farm
Summers of drudgery, begun with play
First night the pungent grass under the...

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Categories: swank, childhood
Form: Sonnet
JIM
JIM

Gigging for free, for fun, our choice -
Fur  coat,  waistcoat, beads: 
He sang of Prince Charlie, glens, hero’s deeds.
Scruffy blue jeans, timbre in...

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Categories: swank, people
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member We Sure Had It Rough!
My grandkids gather around my hearth and think it's so great,
To listen to tales of my youth that to them I love to relate.
They sit...

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Categories: swank, nostalgiaold, old,
Form: Rhyme
Anger A Crime 3
A delicate, gentle, subtle line
Between love and anger mine
Is capable of making me bovine.
Though, we human, better than kine
Keep Anger without any deadline;
Swank like proud,...

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Categories: swank, anger,
Form: Monorhyme
Trash talking
"Reno Catto 
kitty cat
ah ya'll cussin
ya'll cussin
dat song say badword

how to be a whore by ya side
pussie fo cash
shake dat thang
shake dat thang
women shakin day...

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Categories: swank, adventure, america, anti bullying, celebrity, hip
Form: Ballad
LET'S FALL IN LOVE
LET'S FALL IN LOVE
LET'S STAY TOGETHER
LET'S MAKE PROMISES
THAT LAST FOREVER
LET'S MAKE A TOAST
TO OUR ENDEAVORS
LET'S FALL IN LOVE
THEY'LL SAY WE'RE CLEVER

FORGET WHAT PEOPLE SAY
I'M THE...

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Categories: swank, encouraging, happiness, love, motivation, music, relationship,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member leads one to wonder and wander

as the sky lids peel back, my lovely twitters in back-
yard, a lovely swoon of spoken word. hoping the
circles of your eyes will be bluer...

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Categories: swank, longing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Oh I'm Cursed So
Oh!  How he sauntered like a lord with his flaunt
The bluster and strut so nonchalant
The swank and sway blew me away
And swept me under...

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Categories: swank, confidence, heart, how i feel, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Damsel
Epaulets of schmaltzy eyes set to be so loose
Given a glass of rosewater, its perfect booze!
This cattish damsel in the planetary alignment of swank
Regularly chichi,...

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Categories: swank, fun,
Form: Verse