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Best Swaths Poems

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Premium Member Please, May I Walk Into Your Paradise With You - A collaboration with Susan Ashley
Please, May I Walk Into Your Paradise With You - A collaboration with  Susan Ashley
 
Please, may I walk into your paradise with you
with...

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Categories: swaths, art, beautiful, devotion, love, passion, relationship,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Perspective
Today I stopped along a roadside path,
Drawn to swaths of gold and blue.
A calliope of yellow mustard, with hues
Of purple vinca, and wild sweetpeas too.

Harsh...

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Categories: swaths, introspection, natureheart, heart, perspective,
Form: Couplet
Coniston

Swaths of purple ripple, breeze blown, 
down the hillside to the water's edge 
as the early morning sunlight splatters 
her span with scattered diamonds. 
Majestic,...

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Categories: swaths, nature,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Please, May I Walk Into Your Paradise With You - A collaboration with Robert Lindley


Please, may I walk into your paradise with you
with its streets of gold and bright skies of blue?
My darling, you are in my sorrow-filled sad...

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Categories: swaths, appreciation, desire, destiny, forgiveness, romantic love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Is Our Arrogance So Strong - in the wake of the Corona Virus
Are those tears of sorrow or pure wrath,
God’s anger at mankind
Put on earth to tread his path,
Just to see us stumbling blind.

Little knowing, quite uncaring
Of...

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Categories: swaths, anger, beauty, earth, emotions, hope, natural
Form: Quatrain



Premium Member No Time
These shifting poles, I sit and ponder.
As flocks of birds fall from the yonder.
But I have dirty clothes to launder.
I have no time for this.

Some...

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© Joe Inka  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swaths, natural disasters, science, social, time, time,
Form: Rhyme
The Maiden's Song - A Poem by Giorgio AV
(Metrical form of writing worthily represented here in this poem composed by Giorgio Venetopoulos, had remained unpublished.)


The maiden's form diffuses neath the rain
and beautiful she...

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Categories: swaths, analogy, heart, imagery, metaphor, rain, song,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Desperate message to Kim jong un
Pardon any absent adulation, bequeathed capitulation, devoted dedication, indiscretion, blabbering peroration, improper salutation or any unintended vexation if this unknown earthling sent a nearly identical...

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Categories: swaths, abuse, dark, emotions, evil, hate, war,
Form: Free verse
The Spread of Queen Anne's Lace
A weed that’s known as Queen Anne’s Lace
Is here and there and everyplace – 
Along the highway, in the fields,
Deaf to every sneeze it yields.

Tall...

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Categories: swaths, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In The Corner
Here I stand in this godforsaken corner
under a forgotten, sun scorched land
beneath an expansive, desert sky.

I squint in the melting sun at high noon
my proud,...

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Categories: swaths, angst, humanity, identity,
Form: Personification
Coniston

Swaths of purple ripple, breeze blown,
down the hillsides to the water's edge
as the early morning sunlight splatters
her surface with scattered diamonds.
Majestic, as old as the...

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Categories: swaths, nature,
Form: Verse
Waiting's Knife
                      …waiting’s knife
slices time...

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© david mohn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swaths, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Drama At Daylight
A weathered watchman witnesses 
possible perils passing through the skies
at the dawn of daylight. 
His eagle eyes are alert and attentive 
ever attracted to the...

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Categories: swaths, beauty, nature, storm,
Form: Alliteration
Rains, Legends of the Wolves
Toddlers teeter on the hollowed trunks and sport with juts of ice.
'Cross boulder bridges, flouting rapids, hop the agile blond and beige.
Yet in close chase,...

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© Eric Dent  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swaths, animal, child, dark, death, fantasy, father,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member The Cottonmouth King

The Cottonmouth King

I, The Cottonmouth King creep 
out from under my rock; 
I penetrate the depth of your soul 
Blood runs on damp streets 
claiming...

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Categories: swaths, dark, myth,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Northern Michigan Wildflowers
 I love when the first blooms of spring begin, crocus in the garden, peaking from the snow; may flowers and troutlily soon begin to show
  ...

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Categories: swaths, flower, nature,
Form: Free verse
Faith
This man was a Centurion of Rome with many men at his command
He lived in a very beautiful home surrounded by large swaths of land
Each...

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Categories: swaths, bible, faith, jesus,
Form: Rhyme
NO-see-um Sway
Lulled by the no–see-um’s song
the grasses and I are yawning
tilting our heads 
in the breezes falling off the day
as if cocooned in imagined protection beneath...

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Categories: swaths, lost love, love, night, universe,
Form: Free verse
Dump Trump The demagogue reincarnate
to parlay view to unleash nuclear weapons on cue
destroying vast swaths of flora and fauna,
   most inn no cent life forms pay hefty...

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Categories: swaths, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: I do not know?
Desperate message never sent to Kim jong un
 Oh please for the sake (and sock e) 
of brethren deemed friendly, i be
see-ch ye with genuine humility 
to desist launching nuclear missiles. 
This...

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Categories: swaths, angst, anxiety, crush, death, environment, stress,
Form: I do not know?
Spring Season Serves As Natural Antidote
Sunshine undulates across verdant plain
casting dark shadows ushering twilight zone
ringing athwart tree trunks
invigorating, joyously kickstarting, 
and plenti revitalizing
bountiful nature buzzfeeding 

vim, vinegar  and spunk
caressing,...

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Categories: swaths, appreciation, beauty, butterfly, earth, joy, light,
Form: Pastoral
Cadaverous Climate Controlled Cave Creature
(Idea engendered from Lombok earthquake: Indonesia)

Nary a chink of illumination pierces thru
thick cavernous rock solid chamber home
     to this crepuscular anchorite,
who...

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Categories: swaths, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Epic
Life Sleeps
Your gaze hindered by the fading of our hearts. 
Darkness consoles my soul,
malformed monsters swept into my lofty room.
Remorse all about me.
Anguish dwells where love...

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Categories: swaths, depression, forgiveness, girlfriend-boyfriend, loss, lost love,
Form: Elegy
Sweet Restfulness Calls
Sweet Restfulness Calls

Night time befalls me. Another storm in the distance summons. Lighting blazing 
down, pays homage to its sound. Life sleeps but restful I...

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Categories: swaths, depression, girlfriend-boyfriend, imagination, loss, lost love,
Form: I do not know?
Born in the Twilight
I was born in the time
when dark met light
I was born in the time
when day met night

I was born in the twilight

Swaths of murky light
swaddled...

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Categories: swaths, baby, birth, day, night, perspective, ,
Form: Quatrain