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Best Sway Poems

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


Premium Member Natures Gift


     It's how the stars are lit at night
     and how the dew drops glisten
  ...

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Categories: sway, blessing, nature,
Form: Sonnet



Like Ice --- THE WALTZ
"Black Ice"

Sorrow flows from the first sunrise 
Eyes deeper than winter and rainfall
A painful combination never felt before 
At core death awaits
   -...

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Categories: sway, absence, allusion, color, dance, depression, lost
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member The Park Bench
The Park Bench

I wish I was a poet
With magical words
To make people see all of the absurd
Tears fly, paintings in pastel die

When we look into...

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Categories: sway, art, beauty, inspirational, philosophy, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In A Sad Blindness, One May Yet Find Hope
In A Sad Blindness, One May Yet Find Hope
           (The Solemn Prayer)

Raining splashing, fierce winds...

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Categories: sway, art, deep, encouraging, inspirational, loss, recovery
Form: Rhyme
The sacred art of dying
darkness come caress me now
and as I die I weep
my body lies here limp and 
cold 
I prepare myself for eternal 
sleep
a million miles of...

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Categories: sway, deathme, me,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Never Stop Dancing
I am the diamond
     that breathes 
     in your hands;
The fine lace to sway in
     breezes through windows
   ...

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Categories: sway, beautiful, dance, inspirational, joy, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Star-Crossed - For Love of Day, For Love of Night
(this is a form called Swap Quatrain, where first
line's phrases swap in the last line of each stanza)

In shadows’ veils, at end of night,
sweet Moon...

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Categories: sway, may, moon,
Form: Personification
Listen With Your Heart
Listen with your heart to the music that I play
It belongs to ethereal voices of the wind  and  of the rain.
It belongs to...

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Categories: sway, beautiful, fantasy,
Form: Lyric
Southern Beauty
https://soundcloud.com/kentucky-gal/2014-09-27-09-15-43717a

How sweet is the southern beauty of a country rose blossom today.
Soft scents that float gently on the breeze through trees that sway.

With bare feet...

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© Mary Hoose  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sway, beauty, nature, peace,
Form: Couplet
The Crofter's Moon
There's a chilly air where it used to shine
There's a misty breeze through the purple vine.

In a fading summer tick-tock sounds
 move backwards marking every...

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Categories: sway, feelings, metaphor, moon,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dusk
Melting sorrows drift toward tomorrow
when sounds dance in hushed irrelevance.
Sacred seconds are held in creation's tawny yolk
as crystal waves of wind bid farewell to this...

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Categories: sway, sunset,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Venus Gifts A Yarrow's Kiss


O, weeping willow shed your sorrow
on whispering breeze to soothe your grief
within whose breath's a healing yarrow
to whisk away tears upon your leaf.

Sweet rustling zephyr...

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Categories: sway, emotions, heartbreak, hope, sorrow, symbolism,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Crow's Command

I be a common salty once, no captain's bars, did bear,
Yet blessed was I to venture where few a skipper dared.

   From steadfast...

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Categories: sway, adventure, courage, history, imagery, journey, sea,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member VOICE IN HIDING


Hiding here inside my closet, I feel safe in the dark
knowing on a pile of sheets lies my very psyche;
it's only a thought, yet I...

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Categories: sway, absence, voice,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Soothing serenades
Pained piano keys compose 
a chorus-less composition.
Melancholic moods crave
to sway back and forth  
like bluebells and lilies dancing,
when kissed by the morning breeze

Forlorn flute...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sway, analogy, deep, sad,
Form: Alliteration
Odd Od Dodo
                        ...

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Categories: sway, appreciation, bird, introspection, society,
Form: Shape
Life is a Dance
Sometimes life is such a bore we run on automatic;
Then it’s time to tango for a dash of the dramatic.
Or when things are dull and...

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Categories: sway, life, life, life, time,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member To the Poet who Broke my Heart
Yes, he broke my heart, but not the usual way
With tender words, he made my poor heart sway
Each chamber beamed with his adoring smile
That chased...

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Categories: sway, heartbroken,
Form: Rhyme
You'll Find Me Before the Ink Is Dry
My inky echoes conflate, 
atop mountains of ivory versos; 
Blank pages into whispers,
like the sway of moonlight tides;

Papers dappled by my ineffable, 
frays of jet-black...

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Categories: sway, poets, self,
Form: Free verse
The Return
The air is thick with memory -
A fog of reminiscence.
Or is it simply mist 
Rolling through the window? 
I feel the wind and taste the...

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Categories: sway, childhood,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Summer
A hot and humid day floats merrily on the seas
As tiny bikinis amble in sandy footprints
And frolic in the motives of soft ocean breeze 
Building...

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Categories: sway, summer,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Dandelions

Sustained by the frequent spring showers
Adorned by rosettes of dark green
They burst into dense yellow flowers
The florets parading their sheen.

They sway to sensations of pleasure...

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Categories: sway, flower, nature,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Cora's clothesline
What softness in silence amidst the cacophony of a spin cycle world war.
Lying next to your glow in sleep's stillness, careful of your bandaged hand.
Watching...

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Categories: sway, heart, innocence, june, romantic, summer, sunshine,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Slave
Like a herd of cattle, placed on a ship.
Upon my back, I felt their whip!
Ripping into my flesh, excruciating pain.
Forced across the big water on...

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Categories: sway, courage, death, slavery, perspective,
Form: Quatrain
.."?Your Beauty!"..
Blackberry kisses, within the celestial starlit mornings hour....

Stirring these passions aglow, amid the flickering flames of desire ~

Caressing such thoughts of you; smouldering embers, that...

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Categories: sway, faith, life, love, passionlonging,
Form: I do not know?