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Best Swanson Poems

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


Premium Member Breathe in the silence-w
I hear sounds of the wind hissing and rustling.
I listen on the beach to the waves cascading,
Slapping, tossing swashing the sand pebbles,
Something close to eternity...

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Categories: swanson, me,
Form: Kyrielle



Premium Member Quo Vadis poetry, a damsel in distress-w
Captive damsel of creative-writing programs,   
Personalized, eulogized job of small groups,  
The frenetic activities handy to very few,  
Poetry now belongs...

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Categories: swanson, satire,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Pedicure Virgin
I don't know what came over me that day - an instant of weakness after years of resistance, I suppose.

My beaming spouse leads me, a...

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swanson, humor,
Form: Prose
Little Yellow Socks
* Written for my daughter, who really does have a precious pair of Little Yellow Socks.

Little Yellow Socks
       by...

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Categories: swanson, childhood, daughter, devotion, family, father, introspection,
Form: Rhyme
Broken Branch
Broken Branch
         by Amy Swanson, 2008



Winter-gray tree branch
       Hangs low, stricken...

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Categories: swanson, hope, life, nature
Form: Haiku



Premium Member Mustang
Wind drinkers flow with strength and grace.
                Thunder pounds from...

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Categories: swanson, cowboy-western,
Form: Rhyme
Poet Stamp 2011
This is for you, Mystic Rose,
The closest cyber encounter family tree, my spree
Harry Horsman, Sara K, summer's gone, let's haiku and play.
Achoo contest, butterflies, Parise...

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Categories: swanson, happiness,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Jess and Mike
"Each experience is locked within my heart and only I hold the key..."



There was a time when Jess was young, that we thought we were...

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Categories: swanson, love, son, son, words, me, heart,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Hill Top Prayers
I can see the past glory, though it is humble now and all the more reverent....


With thoughts of deep ocean bliss,
that comes with fading hope,
I...

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Categories: swanson, faith, me, me, ocean, sun,
Form: Rhyme
Lighting My Candle From Within
I light my candle from within the more I give to you,

An inner strength builds inside, it fills my empty soul,

The encompassing love present when...

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© Lee Ramage  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swanson, caregiving, introspection, love,
Form: Quintain (English)
Ode to Chocolate
Ode to Chocolate   :)
     by Amy Swanson  12/15/2008


          ...

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Categories: swanson, foodchocolate,
Form: Epulaeryu
Premium Member Lyrical Lines
Words . . . written in brilliant lines

In passionate flamboyant rhymes

In Free verse, Haiku or Pantoum,

Etheree, Quatern, or 7/5 Trochee . . .

It matters not...

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Categories: swanson, art
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Greatest Treasure
I was going through some boxes,
that were packed-up years ago.
Thinking I could throw away some stuff,
How much I didn't know.

A lot of it just made...

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Categories: swanson, dedication, father, love, nostalgiafather, me, father,
Form: Rhyme
Joker
Deck of cards
Aces, Kings, Queens, Jacks, tens to twos, Jokers
Can society not be balanced as deck with equal no of Haves and Have nots ?...

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Categories: swanson, fantasysociety,
Form: Free verse
Lonely Tear
Glistening symbol of my pain
this lonely tear.  You wet my cheek.
As a smile I try to feign,
unable now of joy to speak.

This lonely tear...

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Categories: swanson, depression, loss, sadpain, lost, rain, grief,
Form: Pantoum
Poetry is... Art
Poetry is... Art
       by Amy Swanson



Poetry comes in all

shapes
sizes
colors
surprises
varieties
lengths
flavors
styles


About all kinds of

feelings
thoughts
emotions
moods
people
foods
societies
animals
nature


It can be

long
short
rhyme
prose
haiku
quatrain
free verse
narrative
sonnet
footle
senryu
tanka
epulaeryu
.... and so many more-!


Poetry's...

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Categories: swanson, art, on writing and words
Form: List
Little Long-Legs
Little Long-Legs
         by Amy Swanson

Running to me

          ...

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Categories: swanson, childhood, daughter, family, introspection, life, nostalgia,
Form: Free verse
Colors of Dawn

Colors of Dawn
       by Amy Swanson

Peach-gold tones shimmer
       -- mist from twilight disappears
kiss...

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Categories: swanson, nature, peace
Form: Tanka
Premium Member Heated Kisses
Heated kisses,
fevered touch upon my waking.
Heated kisses,
entreating a sweet hypnosis.
Sultry promises you're making,
deep of your lips I am drinking.
Heated kisses.


Paula Swanson
For the contest Rondelet
Sponsored by...

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Categories: swanson, love
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member No more tears
When you first left I could not cry
I never shed a tear
I found myself so all alone
taken over by the fear

I went for days my...

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Categories: swanson, life, lost loveheart, day, heart, life,
Form: Rhyme
WHEELIE BIN JOE
WHEELIE BIN JOE
On the north side of Brisbane lives a man who does no wrong, 
He pongs a bit, he's grubby and his beard and...

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Categories: swanson, adventure,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Awed And Amazed
I stand in awe and contemplate nature's beauty
Deep within I feel a very real sense of duty
Awe that I can marvel at a butterfly's flight
Then...

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Categories: swanson, faith, inspirational, life, nature,
Form: Couplet
Forgiveness
Forgiveness
       by Amy Swanson   12/2008



I know that I'm not perfect
     make mistakes from...

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Categories: swanson, forgiveness, hope, husband, introspection, love, wife
Form: Rhyme
"Crossed Lines"
Lines we've crossed in life

                that put our souls in...

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Categories: swanson, life
Form: Senryu
Do
Do
Do what I can ,
But but maybe old man,
I can’t do what I wanna  do,

Less I can catch a good holt,
Can’t do the sweet...

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Categories: swanson, adventure,
Form: Rhyme