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Best Swans Poems

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Premium Member Suddenly Swans
The world stood in silent majesty,
the land battered, proud
and purged of the scourge of humanity.
Those were the days of the soundless symphony 
as the pain-sodden...

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Categories: swans, earth, nature,
Form: Free verse



A Swans Return
Grace had floated royal 
among the sweet summered months,
and not a moment had passed
without the nectar of love;

Three feathered lords so fledgling
white-black,
sleeping white at noon,
'neath...

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Categories: swans, animal, beauty, freedom, love, nature,
Form: Classicism
Premium Member Two swans in a pond
Two swans in a pond
In symphonic dance
Bowing to each other
Submissive obeisance

Meditating romance
On rippled vows
Rousing feathers
In flirting advance
Exchanging affections
In a wordless song 

Courting seduction
In dignified stance

A...

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Categories: swans, romance,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Swan Ballerina Pages
Like delicate white swans were they,
the white swans of a grand ballet -
ballerinas waiting in a row
underneath the candlelight’s soft glow.

But what are ballerinas with...

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Categories: swans, poetess, poetry,
Form: Personification
The Swan
The Swan 

Feathers floating in the wind
Perform in slow motion,
Each drift into the shadows of yesterday
She is not me -- She is not you!

A theme,...

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Categories: swans, beautiful, romantic, wife,
Form: Free verse



Windowpanes
An ancient river, centuries-old shops and restaurants steeped in a 2000-year history and 
culture set the scene. The ambiance seemed divinely contrived to facilitate the...

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© Jim Fish  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swans, caregiving, friendship, hope, introspection, philosophytime, autumn,
Form: Quatrain
I Don't Believe In fairytales
 Like an evening sun
I settle by the lake
Wearing nothing but my thought
as I recall your name.

I recall last moments
Green shades where we have been
Your...

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Categories: swans, age,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sparkling Scenery -----
A soft warm breeze dissipates the mist of early dawn,
     Beneath a clump of cottonwood, I see a lone fawn,
 ...

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Categories: swans, nature,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member In This Elegant World
Waltzing, I’m waltzing around and around
with a one-two-three, one-two-three, to the sweet sound
of the orchestra playing. I’m one lucky girl,
for I’m with someone special who...

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Categories: swans, dance, love,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Angelic Aroma
In a tranquil trance,
admiring elegant swans,
flowing along stately streams,
I rested my wearied head,
upon her soothing bosoms.

Her subtle fingers pacified
melancholic tones within the
chambers of my misplaced...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swans, analogy, angel, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Sweetest Song
(This is about an Irish/Celtic legend:
Oenghus & Caer)

A hundred-fifty swans in dancing light
of sun were shimmering upon the lake
when Oenghus, God of Love, beheld the...

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Categories: swans, lovelove,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Birth Of A Swan


Out 
of the darkness

star-lanterns’ beam finds an awakening dream - 
a strewn snowy stream 
gracing the depths of the black swan night


Earthbound

from the realm of...

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Categories: swans, beauty, birth, december, love, mother, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ataraxis
As we traverse in happiness of euphoric thoughts
Exuberance of sunrise permeates our avid hearts
Holding hands of leisure on hushed idyllic grounds,

Where pink lotus-blooms lift-up in...

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Categories: swans, happiness, nature, peace, silence,
Form: Tristich
Premium Member Within Ripples
Every year from spring through fall, if you peered between the cattails you could see the swans in the center of the pond, head to...

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Categories: swans, bird,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member - A SIGH -
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Categories: swans, happiness,
Form: Verse
The Forest Green....
As early dawns sunlight, of golden glass....

Now drips from the ambient forest of green

Showers of light reflected, from across the pond

Gazing amid the cabins threshold;...

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Categories: swans, hope, life, love, timebeautiful, beautiful, love,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Snow White
Oh darling you have become an angel sweetheart blossoming regal crowns
one flake unique floating into dreams so beautiful they sing only you

Pure petal wings flutter...

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Categories: swans, angel, beauty, dream, emotions, feelings, love,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member twisted
oh, let me tell you a twisted tale . . . 

of robin hood and a merry band of followers
but my story does not take...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swans, anti bullying, courage, hate, poems, writing,
Form: Free verse
What's In A Name
Find it  in an anagram,its a name of French descent
It has four vowels in it,and is a long nine letter word.
The main noun starts...

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Categories: swans,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tattered Pages
In the recollections of my journey thus far, the tattered pages of my life flutter
in my mind.  Like snapshots of times and places in...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swans, life, memory,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member You Will Remember
You can simply lay me there in shade of trees
that slowly breeze their umbrage with the 
ephemeral sun, a caress with tenderness across this
 ...

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Categories: swans, death, emotions, goodbye, remember,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member Remind me of you

Remind me of you

The rush of the wind as its tickling branches
A bluebird in song as the spring does arrive
Crickets abound with their vocal performance
It’s...

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Categories: swans, beauty, nature, song, sound,
Form: Rhyme
Indelible Blue
An indelible blue looking out to you
seducing the pain to wash away
with stolen keyboard strokes
a few extra x's and o's where
decimals move with inapprehension
carrying fantasy...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swans, freedom, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member An Early Fall
The Summer closes in an early Fall,
late August with the maples' leafy bleed.

Now crimson whispers echo sirens' call
of nascent frost, to nestle unborn seed,
to glow...

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Categories: swans, autumn, color, seasons, summer,
Form: Rhyme royal
Premium Member As Autumn's Breeze ------
Summer languid daydreaming stance is over.
Cooler breezes blow, and robins fear the coming blizzards.
Mighty autumn begins its reign by disburdening trees
Heavy with their many seasoned...

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Categories: swans, autumn,
Form: Free verse