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Best Swathes Poems

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


The golden dusty days
Long gone are the golden
Dusty days!
Where once, like Blazons
On Armorial Shields,
The gathered bronze sheaths 
stood -
Cut through at the stalk...
Raised from time honoured
swathes.

Burnished like brushed...

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Categories: swathes, autumn, nature,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Bluebell Woods
Where hazel bushes mix with sturdy oaks
and beech trees densely grow in shades of green
the fairy flowers come in early spring
attired in clothes of violet-blue...

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Categories: swathes, flower, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Kaleidoscope of Abstract Hues
Astound me with visual auroras
swathes of rainbows in chorus
that leap across lofty skies
strange intriguing patterns that rise
iridescent visions of midnight forests.

Mind bending colors turn sinister...

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Categories: swathes, color, dream, light,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member stormbears
stormbears

great swathes of rain
pushed, herded by gale gusts
from the north edging on arctic

moves down on polar bear paws
rumble, tumble dark across my sky
whispering vestiges of...

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Categories: swathes, autumn,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member From Noonlight to Moonlight
From Noonlight to Moonlight 
I'll chance to mention a jaunt once took, along a sloping ridge; coming up steady o'er jakes ravine, cross the creaking...

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Categories: swathes, cowboy-western,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Butterflies
In summer my garden comes alive
as graceful butterflies make it home.
Peacocks with vivid colours flit
from blossom to blossom

Busily working gathering nectar
pollinating as they go on...

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Categories: swathes, butterfly, flower,
Form: Personification
Nature's Bounty
Absolute Beauty’s Celestial  Delineation, Evening’s  Festoons , Golden Hues,  Inviting  Jubilation,  Kid’s Laughter, Myriad Nodes Of Picturesque Quietness, Resplendant ...

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Categories: swathes, nature,
Form: ABC
The Rites of Spring

   Excitedly we travelled to the fair.
   As fragrant scents of flowers filled the air.
   Dawns gift of light...

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Categories: swathes, spring, daffodils,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member SURREAL NATURE


She was conceived of Springtime’s grace. Flower- child molded from the freshness and a burst of indescribable hues. Like Sabbath delicacy and freckled tints of...

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Categories: swathes, inspirational, nature, strength,
Form: Haibun
The secret lives of chimney pots IV
Pied tidings of suburbian 
Magpies,
Squawking and squabbling,
Quarreling ferociously among 
Themselves - 
Rush to steal
From off the beleaguered bird 
tables,
To the annoyance of all concerned,
A much...

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Categories: swathes, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A PATCHWORK PASTICHE
Illusions,symbols of childhood,
coloured filled swathes of painterly
hues.A  private fantasy in slow
motion suspended in space.An
abstracted blur in flashbacks of
yesteryear,caught in a daydream.


...

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Categories: swathes, art, fantasy, nostalgia,
Form: Verse
Premium Member DREAM ISLAND


~Fragrance of clear mist swathes the bouncing air,
Dizzy where jasmines and blossoms unfurl
That serenity ripples everywhere,
And gulls hover above a wavelet's curl:

Through morning sail into...

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Categories: swathes, inspiration, places,
Form: Sonnet
Deep Purple Dreams Of Calico- And You
                        ...

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Categories: swathes, allegory, introspection, love, mystery, nostalgia, passion,
Form: Free verse
Failing Light
Failing Light


Come you not by faltering keyboard
Or the disastrous fandango’s of poetic minds

The niches and grand beaches of eloquent ink
Lost to us now

Mourned are such...

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Categories: swathes, hope, people
Form: Free verse
I've lost a poem
I’ve lost a word.
I’ve dropped it somewhere
and I can’t find it now.

Four syllables, I think,
the swathes of a poem.

I’ve lost inspiration.
And it wasn’t great, you...

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Categories: swathes, inspirational, introspection, lost, lost,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Diminished Blues
Gray clouds clot choking a waning sun
reclaiming shadows the day had won.

Birds fall silent in the somber air
as the coming storm evokes despair.

As Gaia showers...

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Categories: swathes, hyperbole, imagery, imagination, nature, storm,
Form: Couplet
Botticelli Dreams of Sweet Purple Calicoo - And You
Your image appears through a purple-hued haze of silence… 
weaving its whispered dreamy spell, while you re-connect the strings of my sleeping heart
You go about...

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Categories: swathes, color, dream, emotions, , sweet love,
Form: Free verse
I Disown Myself
Partly an explanation of why I've not been on here since the fall of Rome. I've been involved in other things instead. Also, I read...

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Categories: swathes, art, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Beannchor Looks On, Fabulous Pivoting Place
  molten times, vulcanising immensity, vast plateau
  belly-belching landform
  oceans, shallow seas and lakes swell up and down
  land-bridging, submerging
 ...

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© Ian Love  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swathes, future, history, ireland, places, sea, society,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Along the River
Along the River

Along the river the wildflowers bloom:
Bright swathes of orange, blue and lavender
Join the swelling of buttercup mounds
Awakening scarlet petals of love.
Rowers slide by...

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Categories: swathes, baby, beautiful,
Form: Free verse
i stopped by the river
I stopped by the river...

Gently flowing past,

Such cool water,

Slaked my thirst

 

I feel the waters pull on my hand

Secret chuckle flowing by

Water, so clear

You can...

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Categories: swathes, imagination, inspirational, introspection, liferiver,
Form: Ballad
Let the Weeds Grow
Let wildflowers grow lofty on my grave.
Do not hoe them when their young and tender.
May they share my plot, may I be their slave.

Their seeds...

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Categories: swathes, death, faith, inspirational, death, death, life,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member JUST A HOBBY
Flowing swathes swarm and wind
Bloom blush brilliant through my mind;
As expressions in outward flow
Stir sensations hid below;
Emotions made manifest arrayed,
displayed and essayed;
With poignant passion slashed
On...

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Categories: swathes, art,
Form: Free verse
Conversation of a Nigerian with Nigeria
Uncertainty, 'grand potentate', 
swathes my lure
For renewed insight. I dropp 
upon
My groove, primed, to settle my 
lot. Help! 

Modest citizen. Our battles, 
girthed
For selfish intent,...

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Categories: swathes, angst, me,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Slam rhyming rap battle trump
If you want to talk smack
Best bring your , A - Game Jack

I know everyone hate's to see a grown man cry
But you have chosen...

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Categories: swathes, slam,
Form: Free verse