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Best Swarms Poems

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No Reservation
You Are Not Invited

--Latching onto my soul without an invitation--
Elements around my shore expose more than air
--Playing with fire is not a game you will...

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Categories: swarms, abuse, bullying, deep, evil, how i
Form: Dramatic Verse

Premium Member The Casualness Of Casualties

In the intimate interlace of chance and fate, in the ultimate interplay of time and place, and with the consummate checkmate of my human dignity,...

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Categories: swarms, death, evil, family, fate, life, love,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member The Angel Inside
Coral life forms in copious swarms
feast in the Cambrian chyme,
dividing their cells and forming their shells
to end on the seafloor as lime.
Tectonic churning and magma...

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swarms, allegory, angel, art, beautiful, pain,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Fall of The Winter King
The Fall of The Winter King    

He had risen to power
fueled by a vicious and ruthless determination
to reclaim a lost throne.

His tactics...

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Categories: swarms, flower, nature, seasons, spring,
Form: Epic
The Orchard
Orchard’s earthy mossy trails
Gray-brown bark like dragon scales
Crooked branches stretch to hold
Tender almonds encased in fuzzy fold

Leafy clusters filter sun
And dapple grasses newly spun
Bathed in...

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Categories: swarms, nature, nostalgia, places, seasons,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member The Descent of Man
Knowledge and wisdom are not found
in the chaotic crowd's cacophony of voices
caused by fear and frustration
They gather like swarms of locusts
on emotional wings of hysteria

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Categories: swarms, betrayal, conflict, society,
Form: Verse
What if it's true
How would you change?
If it were all true.
Heaven and Angels..
watching over you?

Is there Paradise in
..the hereafter?
Some just don't..
think things matter.

What if Swarms of angels..
like butterflies.

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Categories: swarms, god, heaven, spiritual, truth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Houston

I wonder if the summer rain was warm
that poured like Pharaoh’s plagues upon the town
as people waded from their homes in swarms
and small craft was...

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Categories: swarms, rain, storm,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member Death and Forlorn Time in the Shadows of True Evil
Death and Forlorn Time in the Shadows of True Evil

Death and Time holdeth onto eerie and most frightening shadows
Whilst pervading deeply within that infernal region...

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Categories: swarms, dark, evil, fantasy, horror, metaphor, myth,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member Sometimes My Words

they’re sensitive my words
exposed wires
like veins hidden 
under the scars
of too many verbal attacks 
like swarms of vampire bats 
who puncture the night
turn the downpour...

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Categories: swarms, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Endless War
(not to take too seriously; I think I am immune 
to my "enemies" by now!)

How near to us are foes we can’t resist
when cells, like...

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Categories: swarms, satire
Form: Ottava rima
I Committed Suicide
I Committed Suicide
I stretched out weary hands. 
Melisa, who considered me 
like a big brother, quickly ran away from me. 
My heart writhed unto me;...

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Categories: swarms, allusion, anxiety, betrayal, children,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Rough Roads To Roam
The flames of the furnace (well-travelled by wind
slowly glazing the rags of gray women chagrined
at the sight of a hair fleeing tresses now thinned) 

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Categories: swarms, culture, earth, humanity, planet, world,
Form: Rhyme
Bushfire Above Labertouche
Thunder rolls in the distance, lightning jags across the sky,
all around the heavens are angry … a fiery strike becomes the eye.
With little rain,...

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Categories: swarms, fire, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Glorious Alchemy
Silent Shadows On the Snow

Night's silent shadows softly fall
     from moonlight's muted, mellow glow,
that shroud the land with sunless shawls

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Categories: swarms, moon, night, winter, word play,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member An Abecedarian Spring
An Abecedarian Spring

Against the graying beard of winter
Buds push defiantly through the
Crush of weakening ice,
Daring to challenge the strength of,
Entertain the possibility of a
Failing winters...

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Categories: swarms, spring,
Form: Abecedarian
Premium Member I cannot stand poetic forms - for contest
I  cannot stand poetic forms
I like them less than winter storms
they force me into ancient norms
of rhyming words in angry swarms
for I was frightened...

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Categories: swarms, humor, poetry, writing,
Form: Verse
I Am MoonBee
" I  Am  MoonBee ... "

( Matt. 5: 14 - 16 )

I Am The Full Moon Rising
... and The Faithful Bee That Stings

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Categories: swarms, allegory, identity, metaphor, moon, spiritual, symbolism,
Form: Light Verse
I know you, you're godless like me, and to the natives We Are The Wandering dead. Headless in sunshine, blind in the wilderness. I know...

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Categories: swarms, body, cat, creation, dark, evil, girlfriend,
Form: Acrostic
He prepares for a carefree day,
for jovial conversations,
for cheerful smiles and lively faces.
He’s a young boy. Just like me.
My mind swells with ceaseless terror.

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Categories: swarms, death, friendship, history, sad, war, time,
Form: Verse
Root Of All Evil

Trying to steal from the poor
And start a global war
What good are you for?

Selling products that kill
So your pockets can get filled
Don't be flabbergasted if...

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Categories: swarms, dark, poetry, rap, spiritual, truth, word
Form: Rhyme
Wolf Hunting
I heard a story once about people up north.
Where there’s long days and long winters
And the snow piles higher than houses.

They hunt wolves in winter,

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Categories: swarms, faith, inspirational, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hold Up The Sky
Sorrow-eyed, harp in hand began to chant a tale. 
Like gossamer threads dulcet whispers waver near evening gale; 
swarms in cunning swirls and whorls and...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swarms, imagery, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member All That Was
Memories come with the saddest prologue
Shadowed floating minions which come and go
A silent movie without dialogue
Sometimes a carnival with a freak show
I have seen blackened...

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Categories: swarms, introspection, life,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Timelines

From thirsting shoots, the timelines grew
to stubborn stems that clasped the strings
of magnetism, space, decay
and gravity. The paths they knew
were constant, straight; they stretched away,

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Categories: swarms, dark, future, horror, science, science fiction,
Form: Rhyme