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Best Swathe Poems

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

Premium Member je t'aime 'neath a Banyan Tree - Erotic Verse
The story behind this poem
The curiosity of many of my readers (many of them women) was excited in my previous poem ‘Passion in Black and...

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Categories: swathe, i love you, inspirational, sensual,
Form: Verse

Premium Member FREE - A collaboration with Silent One
Last POTD for the year - 31st Dec 2017

An eagle spirit conquers storms of adversity,
like a silent soul floats amongst the sky's artistry.
Soaring higher, ascending...

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Categories: swathe, analogy, freedom, peace,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member will you catch me
If I should reach out, will you take my hand,
and hold me ‘til I reach that promised land?
Will you stay with me after tears have...

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Categories: swathe, courage, depression, faith, loss, love,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member FREE collaboration with Maria Williams
An eagle spirit conquers storms of adversity,
like a silent soul floats amongst the sky's artistry.
Soaring higher, ascending further from perception,
free from judgemental realities of deception.


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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swathe, analogy, freedom, peace,
Form: Rhyme
Look at me now on a downer 
  sinking in swamps of confusion, 
nothing adds up or seems to make sense 

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© Tony Bush  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swathe, introspection, life, philosophy, me, life, me,
Form: Rhyme


Yesterday there were none;
And it’s as if God suddenly 
Woke the angels and said,
“Let there be dandelions.”

I can’t resist the urge
To leave...

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Categories: swathe, flower, spring,
Form: Prose Poetry
blades cut a swathe through foliage:
beauty has its price....

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Categories: swathe, beauty, earth, environment, humor, nature, rainforest,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Ebola

August in twenty fourteen
A sign of death upon the screen
West Africa - Liberia, 
Sierra Leone - now Nigeria

A swathe of death - a swift nasty...

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Categories: swathe, africa, confusion, faith, inspirational, natural disasters,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Woman's Heart

With women the heart argues, not the mind.

1. The stand of old growth Melalucas,  graces the lowlands of our farm.
For over fifty...

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Categories: swathe, angst, confusion, environment, nature, tree,
Form: Free verse
What words
What words, dear God?
For an idiom 
Or an idea
Of all that this means!

If not then, or when
My soul resounds 
At a silent thought
Lights an eternal...

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Categories: swathe, confusion, desire, lost love, prayer, romance,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member DEMI MONDAINE

You belong in silhouette to the dream’s theft
And weft with paid desire, look all adoring
At the man who’s made your life bereft
Of actual household dreams,...

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Categories: swathe, allegory, child, freedom,
Form: Sonnet
Dusk on Rust
Late into the day
Deep into the docks I stray
To melt with the steel
And fade with Industrial waste        ...

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Categories: swathe, travel,
Form: Rhyme
The Fortune Teller
The old woman has the magic eye she can foresee things
She informs people when they visit her what the future brings
She is dressed in a...

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Categories: swathe, imaginationold, future, magic, old,
Form: Rhyme
Earth, builder of beauty;
her plumb line: a still point,
precious center, damp

What I’m composing are
my words: a swathe of heat,
painted deserts, morning musk,
saguaro green.

Upon my lips,...

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© Dah Helmer  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swathe, birth, earth, earth day, environment, feelings,
Form: Free verse
what i need to learn
If my behaviour is rude or objectionable.
What I need to learn to make it sustainable?
I studied surrealism and swathe me susceptible,
To concrete relations to develop...

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Categories: swathe, depressionme, me,
Form: Sonnet
Miracle at Bethany
Lost in the divine languor of deaths sleep
Somewhere distant he heard the call of his name…

Barely sensing the avidity of life’s gift
Recalling the auger of...

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Categories: swathe, faith, inspirational, upliftingvoice, voice,
Form: Epyllion
Concealed by a bramble bush
Concealed by a bramble bush, 
Fixated to her tight swathe.
She takes a little look around,
Then peels off her clothes to bathe. 

Standing there with just...

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Categories: swathe, love, wifelove,
Form: Rhyme
Mirror, Mirror Eye Sea
It pains me when I look the mirror in Her eyes,
I see a night robbed from its stars; A portrait dead inside,
A Sol that lost...

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Categories: swathe, anxiety, dark, death, depression, emo, gothic,
Form: Rhyme
Her feet knows the path
Seeing amongst stones
Curled, the grass wet swathe
And stars dry as bones

Into night she walks
Head laden, heart spilled
Her prices for stalks
Less than...

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Categories: swathe, allegory,
Form: Verse
surrender haiku
surrender your love
surround me with your passion
swathe me in your warmth

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© Jo Bien  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swathe, loveme,
Form: Haiku
March into Spring

His icy grip comes loose at last.
   His blanket cannot but recede,
Like tides that breached a floodgate, he
Her coming can no more impede.

She saunters in,...

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© Sneha RV  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swathe, nature, seasons, spring, winter,
Form: Rhyme
Smoke And Roses Blow
Beyond the veil where daylight fears to go
Behind a swathe of heavy silken mist
The heady scents of smoke and roses blow

Along the paths that secret...

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Categories: swathe, love, metaphor, mystery, nature, passion, rose,
Form: Villanelle
They ask
1.	They Ask  (For 1984 riots)

Everyone asks;
how were you coupled with him?
Whose desertion
has dried up your eyes.
Finding solace in my gasps
You tell me-
How can I...

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Categories: swathe, poetry, violence, women,
Form: Blank verse
Vivacious Boon
Everywhere I see You,
Everywhere I feel You!
In a bit or a byte,
Capturing throughout my vision,
Romantically draping You, in my arms of prison!
Ohh my lady love,You...

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Categories: swathe, angel, anniversary, autumn, blessing, emotions, loneliness,
Form: Blank verse
Footprints and More Footprints
Footprints & more Footprints


This morning before the sun reached out
Climbing for its place in the heavens day,
I walked outside to greet it, as is my...

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© Ian Howard  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swathe, friendship, life,
Form: Free verse