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Best Swaps Poems

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


Premium Member 10 Things to Eat Instead of Red Meat
Is your go-to lunch roast beef sandwich?
Tomorrow you might want turkey instead
Here is why
In gen. red meat- such as roast beef

Not as healthy as other...

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Categories: swaps, baseball, boyfriend, brother, child, christmas, dad,
Form: List



Premium Member Middle Finger
Bernadette, ex-midinette,
now leaving Paris:
shop-girl day before.
Paris takes long time to leave,
with all the arrondissements...

Bernadette, ex-midinette
swaps shop-girl airs
for country air.
Paris now seen distantly:
the Eiffel Tower.

Perfect future...

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© Julia Ward  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swaps, fun, journey, paris,
Form: Light Verse
THE TWELVE MONTHS OF THE YEAR
January: is mountain of blessing where the births sing with hope for those 
Semen mentioned on this occasion to Ottoman Empire where conqueror doesn't 
Need...

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Categories: swaps, success, symbolism, wisdom, , Lullaby,
Form: ABC
Is God White or Black
If you must abhor me,
do hate me for real reasons,
not for my frail skin colour,
I am the Sun of all seasons.

If you must love me,
please...

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Categories: swaps, africa, america, analogy, black african american,
Form: Rhyme
Some of the Things I've Lost
the great black oak below the house,
it died of mistletoe;
my computer glasses, mislaid somewhere;
a photo of Swaps, who won the Derby 
in – was it...

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Categories: swaps, life, loss, time, riddle, , 4th
Form: List



Premium Member Shock, Horror - You're Replaceable
A dying woman posts a nice dating ad for her husband,
soon to be a lovely lonely widower.
She recognizes that she is replaceable when her light...

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Categories: swaps, remember,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hermit Crab
Crab in seashell squats
Until hermit does not fit -
House swaps are a must....

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Categories: swaps, nature, ocean,
Form: Haiku
So Will Appreciate
So Will Appreciate (SWAP)

Could it be that my poems aren't charming
And never receiving comments is alarming
How they feel and think about each one
I have now...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swaps, encouraging,
Form: Couplet
Eavesdropping on a cabinet meeting
"We need to cut the budget" the Treasury Minister said 
"To try to get back in the black we’re deeply in the red
Our creditors are...

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© roy may  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swaps, political
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Ball Talk
Once a year, we are out of that box
and it's always the same, never stops,
Old Shiny Red Al just talks and talks.
For a year, we...

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Categories: swaps, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
HAMMER SWORDS INTO PLOWSHARES
                        ...

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Categories: swaps, hope, soldier, war, world,
Form: Free verse
Thigh Dreams
I am covering my thighs in baby powder, to ease the sore chapped skin

They are now red and raw after exercising, at an aim at...

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Categories: swaps, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Niusance
On and on she runs
Non stop as a truck
Blood suckers away
Lil effort she made
Didn't cost a buck
On her stomach
Then opposite
She swaps on with
Pitch flunctuating
Blaring on
I...

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Categories: swaps, humorous,
Form: Diminished Hexaverse
Premium Member All Souls Eve comes with horror
Goblins prance and dance beneath skylights;
Their contortions create shadows as they swirl.
Ghouls are disgusted by their cavorting and 
go along their way; 
searching for victims...

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Categories: swaps, autumn, candy, eve, halloween, holiday, scary,
Form: Free verse
No Place Left To Roam
When I was a small child
I would always be outside,
Must have blazed a hundred paths
Just to see what I could find.
Then they put me in...

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Categories: swaps, conflict, freedom, heartbreak, loss, nature, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Part of Me
Day peppered 
With expectant hope for tomorrow
Meanders each angle and crook
A thrusting inferno igniting  
Dormant banks of bordering crags  
Unimagined prospects
And you are...

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Categories: swaps, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Speaking With Donald John
I was speaking with my good friend
Donald John
the Evangelist for AntiChrist
the other day.

And I had to ask,
Donald John,
Why are you so against health care
for all...

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Categories: swaps, earth, education, faith, health, integrity, psychological,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member My Wishful Reality
I curled up in my pjs, at the end of the day
with a big bowl of popcorn, salt and butter (my way!)
The remote in my...

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Categories: swaps, funny, life, me, old,
Form: Rhyme
DIRTY PIG OF MUCK
What say you when a pig bathe in a muddy muck?
When he rolls merrily like 'tis panacea to his strain?
Don't you gawk at the amazing...

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Categories: swaps, animal,
Form: Rhyme
ON HOLD
My resume holds no job.
This drug is what I possess. And problems,
ongoing dimensions of pretension exceeding rainbows.
Clothes tossed, deceits whispered at daybreak.
The lover pieces puzzles
while...

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Categories: swaps, addiction, depression, dream, drug,
Form: Free verse
Epilogue to Summer Storm
Mercurial splendor; earth, sky the 
props
Sunlight glints through 
effervescent drops
Fluorescent beams glisten through 
glowing treetops
O'er grassy plain, steel girder slides 
and hops
Colorful symphony earth's 
footstool...

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Categories: swaps, nature
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member SAY CHEESE
SAY CHEESE

A block of blue with some scrumptious salad veins.
White american melted over my toasted hot philly
and wizz creatively squirted on crackers entertain.
Stinky limburger a...

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Categories: swaps, food,
Form: Rhyme
Death and Life
Death and Life



When shall we understand
That it is not death
We struggle against
But this thing we call life

Life

Life which does not comprehend
The magnitude of its being
Made...

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Categories: swaps, deathstars,
Form: Free verse
Money Inferior To Time
Time richer, more precious than cash
Which once lost finds its way into your wallet
Whereas a second lost can stash
Permanent poverty punishment on your mallet. 

Time,...

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Categories: swaps, poems,
Form: Free verse
Ill Wind of
Ill Wind of


It comes replete with verve and belief

Full blown in its gusto and rote of surety 

Yet its goal is to confound and mislead

And...

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Categories: swaps, life
Form: Free verse