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Best Swanky Poems

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


Premium Member From our Deck-Front in December
From
our pink deck with a Jarra  cocktail table-set
We sit awaiting  sunset with an
 ‘Hawaiian absence’ of seagulls
As dusk comes  with violet echoes
across...

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Categories: swanky, absence, boat, culture, december, fish, people,
Form: Free verse



Devonshire
oh what it must be like 
to have a name like Devonshire
a name so Royal
belonging to empires

chisslied in stone
in swanky neighborhoods
streets with large gates
or statues...

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Categories: swanky,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member A drumbeat gentle sweeps
Swish swanky subtle,  perception intended (not)

happens so that some folk go on nil, to arrive at a lot!

...

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Categories: swanky, mystery, philosophy
Form: Rhyme
Gambling man
I am a gambling man
broken by the world again
I’m not what  i am
but who cares where i stand
jealous eyes and the lonesome rain
is all...

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Categories: swanky, bible,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Night Out
Sonnet - Night Out

Swanky event. Dinner, dessert, coffee.
Music playing softly by agile hand.
Anxious people sucking hardened toffee
await arrival of rock and roll band.
Trumpeter blows horn....

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Categories: swanky, celebration, dance,
Form: Sonnet



The Brilliant Miss. Stacey, Consider Yourself Tagged.
She is the cloud’s savior (coming
      like silver linings across a long, and desolate sky);
a violet’s heaven (watching
  ...

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Categories: swanky, dedication
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Art Of Eating Lobster
When in swanky restaurants, 'tis easy to daintily dine on cordon bleu,
But dining on lobster requires deft finesse without humiliating you!
For what its worth, I...

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Categories: swanky, food, funny
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dining Without
While ambling down the boulevard,
I spied a swanky canopy.
As member of the avant-garde,
The classy bistro suited me.

When greeted by the maitre'd,
I nonchalantly said, "Just one."
He...

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Categories: swanky, adventure, food, french, fun, humor, society,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Unquotable quotes: Beggars - XXX
Unquotable quotes: Beggars - XXX

Who said beggars cannot be choosers?

Who chooses for them the place, the moment or the people they choose to beg from;...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swanky, august, french, holiday, leadership, power, sun,
Form: Epigram
Team players
Team players

Lanky,
Swanky, 
Quirky, 
Yankee, 
One fabulous team, lanky, swanky, past, 
Winners of fame, lanky, Yankee…fast!

© Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen
March 17, 2010
Poetic form: Tyburn
...

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Categories: swanky, sports
Form: Tyburn
Charity
Crazy lady with model outfits – what now? You’ll see in a moment *hint* she’s a taker, not a giver ~!
Hah! She’s straight-out self-confident –...

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Categories: swanky, addiction, character, crazy, fashion, funny, image,
Form: Acrostic
Chicago Spring
After the dreary, dismal cold days of winter,
Bogged down by mounds of snow, 
Chicago, the indomitable city,
Dogged by ears-flapping, bone-chilling winds,
Emerges like a blooming flower...

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Categories: swanky, spring,
Form: Abecedarian
How interesting is a two curved toucan
senators seeing stapled starkers
Loopholes. Lanky long. Llama Klamath llama please do not lean on those bent gables. For gables are gargling and gargling sounds very...

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Categories: swanky, april, arabic, art, august, autumn, baby,
Form: I do not know?
Deification
It is amazing how many super important people there are in my hometown!
At almost any intersection, I will be eclipsed by at least 2-3 individuals...

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Categories: swanky, adventurepeople, day, me, people,
Form: Free verse
Feast of Chaos
The undertaker prepped him voguishly
Like there was a party six feet below
The earth where anosmic maggots
Were tamed by steep fragrance

He is dead, he is dead
Of...

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Categories: swanky, farewell, strength, violence,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ellenised-w
You are the dream of my dream
Receive my smile to break ice
Kindle the flame of my wanderlust
Ye, my coppella madrigals
And my aurora borealis.

You are my...

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Categories: swanky, i love you, love,
Form: Epitaph
Hanky-panky
Dear Lord, I feel roxy!
I am on the move!
No need for a proxy,
Let me enjoy the groove.

Hey you! Looking swanky! 
It turns out you could...

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Categories: swanky, sexy, silly,
Form: Lyric
Swell Chick
Chick was in swell shape
sending hoopla and woopla in mates
walking the planky swanky
she swung the hippy bad
showing the rosy vine tatoo
that sneaked serpentine
from her knee...

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Categories: swanky, lifeme,
Form: Free verse
all about me
About me (isn`t it all)

Old age is travel towards death, and I spend
the waiting time writing what I call alternative poetry
as I`m not fond of...

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© jan hansen  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swanky, blessing, books, break up, business, car,
Form: Blank verse
Carnivorous cottage routine
.
A whale in a pail is far more active in a gale or in copious amounts of hail. Putting money into sharks is a shifty...

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Categories: swanky, adventure, allah, allusion, analogy, angel,
Form: I do not know?
dignified doorman
The Dignified Doorman 

In the thirties when fish factories in my town closed, the sardines 
didn’t swim near shore, they swam further into deep the...

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Categories: swanky, beautiful, celebration, culture,
Form: Blank verse
Endearing Entreaty
An attractive face through the restive crowd did bound
A fleeting, distant glance my truant eyes found
A passing smile that mirth and pageantry did redound
A serenating...

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Categories: swanky, romance
Form: Rhyme
THE CLOSEST COMPARISON
A cherub with a rosy face
and plenty of curly hair
that the breeze loved to lull,
more than the daises so fair;
and that was the closest comparison...
to...

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Categories: swanky, imagination, inspirational, nature, nostalgia, sea, seasonschild,
Form: Sestina
Adamn -- ver 2
Ghosts of our derelict copper steam’s spot of team,
swolely f'nixed sighty morphin’ brother spits 
“I like when cars splash sludge on me”
down to the broken...

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Categories: swanky, pain, paradise, surreal,
Form: I do not know?
MEDITATING ANOTHER SEASON
Wind storm, be gentle
when passing over this field...
leave some edible!  


Rains are coming,
to make the scenery misty...
some tough birds will stay! 


O life-giving sun,
with...

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Categories: swanky, adventure, happiness, imagination, nature, peaceme,
Form: Haiku