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Best Swansea Poems

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


Forever Swansea
Forever Swansea...

Bright blue skies in the summer sun, 
The birds among the trees. 
The golden sands of Swansea Bay, 
The calmness of the seas. 

As...

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Categories: swansea, love,
Form: Rhyme



Swansea Lovers
Night time casting shadows, all around the city
People hurry homeward, ready for the week-end
Fleeting lovers meeting, you say she looks pretty
Walking in the moonlight, something...

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© David Wood  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swansea, beach, love,
Form: Alexandrine
cymru am byth wales for ever


miles of sandy beaches
and the hills so green
the highest peaks
and lots of castles to be seen

the wooded mountains
deep beautiful valleys
and the long fairway
line with trees

this...

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Categories: swansea, dedication, beautiful, beautiful,
Form: Light Verse
Grandsons
We have dear Grandsons one, two,three,
Now Dominic's off to the Learning Academy.
Luke's in the lead, with 3 years at Swansea U,
Scott's completed his course in...

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Categories: swansea, appreciation, celebration, grandson, school,
Form: Rhyme
Stephanie Reid
Stef, born in New Zealand’s fine country, 
Moved to Canada aged 4 with her parents, 
Where she had a boating accident aged 9,
Which amputated her...

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Categories: swansea, sports, strength,
Form: Blank verse



Cities
The big debate : “What is a city ?” –
A town created by a charter
And often with cathedral church
But sometimes with an ancient abbey.

St David's,...

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© Mike Jones  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swansea, urban,
Form: Free verse
Ellie Simmonds
Born in Walsall but growing up in Aldridge, 
Ellie was born with achondroplasia to bridge, 
She ended up at Olchfa School in Swansea, 
With a larger...

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Categories: swansea, body, career, celebrity, growing up, sports,
Form: Heroic Couplets
Samantha Kinghorn
Sammi was crushed in snow and ice, 
Under the beam of a forklift truck, 
Being driven by her dad on his farm, 
Such that her...

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Categories: swansea, sports, strength,
Form: Rhyme
SKITTLES

SKITTLES


© RAJAT KANTI CHAKRABARTY

28 OCTOBER, 2014





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Categories: swansea, fun,
Form: I do not know?
Olivia Breen
Olivia, or Livvy, is a Sky Academy Sports Scholar, 
Competes in sprint T38 and long jump events F38,
She was born in Guildford, England, to a...

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Categories: swansea, body, desire, growth, health, race, sports,
Form: Quatrain
Jonathan Broom-Edwards
Tall as they come, this man is 1 metre 85,
A basketball player inspired by the 2012s,
To compete in disability sport so to thrive, 
At the...

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Categories: swansea, basketball, body, health, sports, strength, student,
Form: Quatrain
Hannah Crockroft
Hannah Crockroft has cerebral palsy from her birth, 
And having CP myself, she’s kind of special to me, 
Because CP is not derided anymore, much,...

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Categories: swansea, body, desire, dream, health, sports, strength,
Form: Rhyme
Ben Rowlings
Big Ben trains hard in the gym, 
To prepare for his athletics games, 
And, training in Coventry, hymn, 
There’s a local interest in games. 

“I’ve...

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Categories: swansea, body, desire, health, race, sports, strength,
Form: Quatrain
Paul Blake
Paul was born with cerebral palsy, 
Deprived of blood in the womb, 
And his father, also called Paul, 
Acted in Starwars, in the 1977 film.

He...

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Categories: swansea, body, desire, health, race, sports, strength,
Form: Blank verse
Paul Karabardak
Paul suffered a stroke at the young age of ten, 
He was born 3rd October 1985 in Swansea,
He had been a keen footballer, it was...

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Categories: swansea, strength, summer,
Form: Quatrain
Sophie Kamlish
Sophie was born with an abnormal right foot, 
So when she was nine she chose amputation, 
She comes from Camden then moved to Bath, 
And...

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Categories: swansea, sports, strength,
Form: Rhyme
Mr Alexander Brooks Runningwater
My name is running water did you see me on the trail where I cried          ...

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© John Beam  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swansea, native americanme, people, water, me, people,
Form: Free verse
Something for the Week-end
Like autumn leaves they fall,
Scattered all around
As I sit like some tart sitting in
The window as faceless people
Pass silently by in the Swansea rain
Wrapped in...

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© David Wood  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swansea, age, hair,
Form: Free verse
Aaron Moores
Aaron comes from Trowbridge in Wiltshire,
But recently moved his training to Swansea,
At London 2012 for backstroke he won silver, 
He has a learning disability, so...

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Categories: swansea, sports, strength,
Form: Blank verse
Mo Jomni
Mo was run over by two vehicles, 
When he was four and in Tunisia, 
Which left him in a 6 month coma, 
And paralysed from...

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Categories: swansea, body, boy, desire, health, race, sports,
Form: Blank verse
Aled Davies
Aled was born in Bridgend in South Wales, 
With hemimelia, or without a right fibula, 
And throws shot put and discus F42 tales, 
By training...

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Categories: swansea, birth, body, desire, health, sports, strength,
Form: Quatrain
Stephen Osborne
Stephen is fifty-four years of age, 
And was involved in a car accident, 
At the age of nineteen, new page, 
‘Cos he couldn’t carpentry gent....

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Categories: swansea, body, desire, destiny, health, race, sports,
Form: Quatrain
Jordan Howe
Jordan was born with mild Cerebral Palsy,
But took part in the 2012 Paras at just 16,
Because he was born on 12th of October,
1996, and Rio...

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Categories: swansea, body, happiness, health, pride, race, sports,
Form: Blank verse
Isaac Towers
“Cerebral Palsy affects all my limbs -
particularly in my lower limbs, [my legs] 
and slightly in my upper arms, [hymns] 
…it limits [how far] you...

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Categories: swansea, body, endurance, health, race, sports, strength,
Form: Quatrain
Sophie Hahn
Sophie was born with Cerebral Palsy, 
On the 23rd of January 1997, she’s 19,
And trains at Loughborough University, 
But was born in Nottingham’s glean. 

She’s...

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Categories: swansea, sports, strength,
Form: Quatrain