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Best Swat Poems

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

Premium Member why did noah not swat those two mosquitoes
  man wrestles with his existence 
while nature dances
to the melody 
of the wind  ...

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Categories: swat, nature,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Batter Up, no longer
From outfield judging eyes await your plight, 
though sweat and stupor feign to your ruin.
Now pull up your trousers, cinch your belt tight...
glaring down from...

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Categories: swat, allegory, crush, endurance, passion, slam, sports,
Form: Sonnet
Baseball Card
And there you were - 
blue cap and jersey, white pants
bat held high above the shoulder
cocked and ready to swat one out
in that perfect stance...

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Categories: swat, baseball, son,
Form: Free verse
Black-Water Blues
Diz Cajonne dey call Thibodaux
Paddle dis girl in his Pirogue
Den he see dem unmention
Dad tool stan at attention
She slap him stick HARD doncha' know

Dad pole...

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Categories: swat, funny,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member A Hug for the Bug
Many insects creep upon this earth,
and hardly anyone refers to them as “nice”
or writes a poem reflecting on their worth!
Spiders sometimes make me jump as...

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Categories: swat, insect, , cute,
Form: Quintain (English)

Premium Member Chopped III-Suicidal Dick's
  The Playbill for the 9/8/01 show at Godspeed Opera House falls from my  palm to the floor. Here I sit, with a...

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Categories: swat, mystery, drug,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member By Now You Have Forgot' - To Whom It May Concern - Part 2
Continued from Part 1

               “Upon your knees in golden naves, while...

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Categories: swat, men, time, war,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member IT'S MINE ALL MINE
Hey! Get lost wasp you are a pesky swine
This cherry ice cream is mine ALL mine

You buzz around and make my life hell
Look - this...

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Categories: swat, food, humorous, insect,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Clue II
The Play Bill for the Godspeed Opera House fell from my sweaty palm to the floor. 9/08/01. I’m still alive; it’s a miracle. Pushing my...

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Categories: swat, mystery,
Form: Haibun
The Raving
From 2010. Narrator is Robert Gibbs, snooty White House Press Secretary.

Lay, O Lord, a curse on press men, rude and churlish, sad, obsessed men 

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Categories: swat, hip hop, parody, raven,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member In Memory of Grumpy Cat
It is so hard to say goodbye.  The end has come.
     I knew it would . . .  someday....

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swat, childhood,
Form: Elegy

In Swat valley in Northern Pakistan
Malala, a young female teenager 
Stood against the might of the Taliban
And earned the respect of those who knew her...

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Categories: swat, courage, education, girl, hero, inspiration, tribute,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
In the Australian summer
you’ll always have some mates,
they will ride upon your back 
and then fly to your plates
at your picnic in the outdoors,
and there’ll...

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Categories: swat, angst, humor,
Form: Lyric
My Favorite Place
	My Favorite Place
  My favorite place is where the sun bakes my skin
 From a soft pink to a golden tan.
Warm planks under my...

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Categories: swat, nature, ocean,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Someone You Used To Know
Daylight fades, as day is done
A city pulsates out of breath
Headlights duel upon the streets
and I am like the kiss of death
to those who scurry...

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Categories: swat, loneliness, society,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Displaced in Kathmandu
Our dinner, boiled to death root vegetables, we swallow in silence as night closes-in on the school. The co-opted Buddhist monastery housing us empties its...

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Categories: swat, anxiety, fear, war,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member Wolf In Disguise
They slowly float
All forms and size
A sheep, a boat
Wolf in disguise

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Categories: swat, allusion, animal, courage, inspirational, strength,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member A single daffodil

There among the petals of my past as miniature wings buzz, 
bouncing here and there, my mind follows their wayward path,  
becoming lost within...

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Categories: swat, death of a friend,
Form: Free verse
The Sex of a Fly
Hilly lent me his post hole digger ‘cause I’m putting up a fence
around me veggie garden, so I could give it some defence
from marauding sheep...

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Categories: swat, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A free worm
Poetry, look!
A free worm* crawls on you hand!

The French always tended to invent 
all sorts of nasty things:
freedom, equality, fraternity, 
French fries, free verse.
When I...

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Categories: swat, poetry,
Form: Free verse
My Little Sister
Born in the merry moth of June,

For my little sister I did swoon.

My little sister taken for granted,

we do nothing but fight.

We hate and hurt,


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Categories: swat, best friend, caregiving, family, how i
Form: Free verse

It's time to fix the mattress
fluffy pillows and blankets,
enough room for just one more.
BITE ME' if you can!

Swat after, swat, after swat! ...

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Categories: swat, funny, girlfriend-boyfriend, love,
Form: Dodoitsu
Premium Member Santas Responsibility Rap
Santa’s Responsibility Rap
Loch David Crane 
July 2, 2006

Santa's jolly all year long
	he’s such a happy soul;
but if ya ever cross him
	he’ll put you in a...

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Categories: swat, children, christmas, december, children, kids, hip
Form: Ballad
Premium Member To a wasp
Oh dreaded parasitic predator,
I yield to your flitting whim
and unannounced intrusion.

Innocently productive,
you carry on your quest,
unprovoked and unassuming.

But for your merited renown,
I take preemptive action

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Categories: swat, animals
Form: Free verse
Kevin Garnett
KG, the "Big Ticket"
as you are fondly called
every game you bring it
playing so fierce and so bold..

From high school sensation
to NBA superstar
an MVP recognition
and a...

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Categories: swat, natural disasters, inspirational, people, sports, high
Form: Ode