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Best Swapping Poems

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


Tell me
how did we get here 
at a swishing swapping party?
(The voices echo in emptiness) 

Bubbly cheerful and happy, naked and raw 
forever bachelors Larry...

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Categories: swapping, humorous, poetry, silly,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Ante Bellum

BEIGEBest served where it can’t be seen
On Stirling Silver platters
With redruM narcotics
Delivered by sharp Blood-Red
Well-mannered talons
Strutting in sleek wet rolling tight-skirted
Long French Silk Stockinged...

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Categories: swapping, america, bible, corruption, imagery, war,
Form: Free verse
Sex and the British
They’re drawing the curtains in Dorking,
Lighting the candles and pouring the lotions.
Switching off TV’s and shelving resentments,
Checking on children asleep in the darkness,
Creeping  ...

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Categories: swapping, love, psychological, sexy, social,
Form: I do not know?
Fall is a brewing
Outside October perches it's little feet
upon summer's fading scenery,
replacing marigolds with mums
and swapping tiki torches
for dimly lit jack o' lanterns,
illuminating midnight
with another seasons mysterious approach


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Categories: swapping, life, nature, sea, seasonsautumn,
Form: Free verse
The Little Pieces
All the little pieces
Shards of broken flutes and ripped flowers
Of handcuffed hours
Of burning showers
That had gnawed at the soul
Hammering and thrashing the whole
Into pieces of...

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Categories: swapping, anxiety, beauty, emotions, image, ocean,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Between them:
Branches hanging low

Often touching earth below

Swapping what they know...

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© White Wolf  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swapping, earth, tree, wisdom,
Form: Haiku
In low tones we chatted
On the steps to her porch,
We talked of the decades
Since I’d carried her torch—

Of love we knew nothing
During young naïve years

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© David Bose  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swapping, love,
Form: Quatrain
Hobbies revisited
With time on my hands now that I am retired,
To hobbies I have returned,
And I am not disappointed.

I am back into stamp collecting,
Still find it...

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Categories: swapping, addiction, appreciation, beauty, blessing, cool, friendship,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Spit And Whittle Club
The Spit & Whittle Club
As remembered: by Miracle Man

As a kid it was always town on Saturday,
horses and wagons dotted our main street.
 Tied to...

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© Tom Wright  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swapping, change, child, life, remember,
Form: Lyric

It is a witchy tradition to pass down your first broom to
The next generation, but poor dear sweet Mable inherited an eye 
Sore from her...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swapping, adventure, halloween, holiday, humorous, imagery, imagination,
Form: Free verse
Great online resource to swapping your poetry books!! 

The norton anthology of poetry

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© greg pete  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swapping, allegory, anniversary, brother,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member IMPROBABLE ME
 The human genome consists of 20 000 paired genes… about…

 During meiosis, gametes are generated by randomly swapping genetic material… let's shout…

 2^(20 000)...

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Categories: swapping, birth,
Form: Rhyme
Blaine Me
I only be looking down now, looking inside myself now,
not head set in defeat but reflection, not the thoughts but the actual events that happened,...

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Categories: swapping, slam,
Form: I do not know?
I am Buttercup
I am Buttercup, swaying in breeze
Ah Ah Choo! Something's making me sneeze.
Just hold I see
It's that darn Busy Bee
And he's swapping my pollen for...

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Categories: swapping, funny
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Equal Rights for Men
As Women now have more power and rightly now have a voice
In the western world there are many more opportunities
Than there used to be and...

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© Peter Dome  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swapping, conflict, men, power, woman,
Form: Free verse
Sounds Of the Day
Pi pi pi... kekyo kekyo Hooo- hoke'kyo Hoohokekyo
awakening to the sounds of Japanese bush warblers
they are signalling the start of the day
welcoming warm humid heat...

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Categories: swapping, day, life, people, sound, perspective,
Form: Quatrain
I crashed into a language barrier

So they put me in an induced comma

As they re-calibrated my damaged grammar

Transforming my full stop into a full start


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Categories: swapping, conflict, endurance, growing up, journey, perspective,
Form: I do not know?
To An Online Friend
 Physically, my dear...
     We are so far apart.

When you laugh
     I cannot touch your face 

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© Karen Ruff  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swapping, friendship, life,
Form: Free verse
The Storm Is In The Calm
The angles are in the storm
Just before  the break of dawn
Sending a message to everyone
Telling them to remain calm
The angels are singing out loud

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Categories: swapping, abuse, america, angel, anger, betrayal, community,
Form: Narrative
Food for thought
No winter postcards of deep snow and bliss
No winter postcards of mistletoe kiss
Winter was cold, winter was tough
Winter was long and we all had it...

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© john scott  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swapping, food,
Form: Rhyme
Rick Lime
I met a writer named, Richard Lime
Who wrote poems with only five lines
By swapping his name
He realized his fame
Thus inventing the Limerick rhyme


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Categories: swapping, funny,
Form: Limerick
free cee IN THE PAST 17 MONTHS I LOST BOTH MY PARENTS this is humbly dedicated to them

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Categories: swapping, angst, me, autumn, faith, fishing, love,
Form: Dodoitsu

Patriotic songs give us reason to cheer
Except when “over there” is over here
Living underground is...

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Categories: swapping, memorial day, war,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Can you dig it
  I got all decked out
  Ready to meet some foxes
 So I jumped in my Deuce and a quarter
 And peeled out


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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swapping, life,
Form: Free verse
This world was green like Amazon forests,
Today like the Red Sea,
The old bata system replaced money,
The lifeless paper notes called smart cards for help,
Credit cards...

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Categories: swapping, care, change, money, technology,
Form: Light Verse