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Best Swaying Poems

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

Premium Member First Communion
The powdery snow gloves the fingers 
of maple forest, protecting barren bark 
with the expectation of rose tipped bloom.

A meeting point between pristine
innocence and the...

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Categories: swaying, caregiving, childhood, devotion, inspirational, nature,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member My Heart Will Go On
POTD 30th August 2018 

The gently swaying branches of the old oak should elicit calmness
And yet a sense of foreboding permeates the midnight air
Wild imaginings?...

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Categories: swaying, grief, heartbreak, lost, romance,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Island Spirit
Palm trees are swaying island style
Within the gentle trade wind's flow,
As Egrets glide on salty air—
Then land where verdant grasses grow.

Breathe in sweet scents of...

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Categories: swaying, adventure, beauty, nature, ocean,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Those Words
I speak my thoughts with gentleness
The things I need to say with care
Thoughts held in my hands, gone through my fingers,
balanced on my fingertips...
... sent...

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Categories: swaying, inspirational, metaphor, words,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Ripple In Time
A new borns cry
Tearful last good bye

Swaying waves of golden prairie grass
Shifting desert dunes - an hour glass

An acorn dropping among forest leaves
To mighty oak...

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Categories: swaying, introspection,
Form: Couplet

Premium Member Sunday Morning - me singing -

Sunday Morning

Piano intro:


Can you see the sun is shining down
On Sunday Morning, on Sunday morning
Can you feel the rain upon the ground
On Sunday Morning, on...

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Categories: swaying, imagery, inspirational,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Winter Wonderland
~  My favorite Thanksgiving memory was, quite simply, a walk at my grandparents house - I'll never forget how nature spoke to me that...

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Categories: swaying, appreciation, beauty, nature, winter,
Form: Sonnet
The Music of the Wind
Helicopter seeds
from my maple tree
drift down,
from the strong branches above.
They all fall around me,
I am encapsulated by the swirling seedlings.
Snug within their warmth,

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Categories: swaying, 9th grade, love, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Find everyday


Come walk with me
to a heart beat in blossom
Dance in the streets
of a new foreign town

Welcome the evening
with moon beams now swaying
Under the stars
when there’s...

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Categories: swaying, good night,
Form: Rhyme
Malaise in My Heart
There is a void in the hollow of my breast
where once my heart beat, undeterred
It flurries now in lethargic rhythm 
quelling emotions it has never...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swaying, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I See You, Flowers In Your Raven Hair
I See You, Flowers In Your Raven Hair

I see you, in flowery meadow scenes
walking, your blue dress swaying in the wind
your raven hair, beautiful stuff...

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Categories: swaying, appreciation, art, beauty, dream, encouraging, girl,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Color of Silence
If you could paint a picture of silence
What color would it be?

Would you use the brush of fog to hush all sound 
A shade of...

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Categories: swaying, imagination, morning, sound,
Form: Free verse
The Flower -part one-
“A Flowers Wilt”	

Witness the small existence 
that abides the beauty of-----------
Freelancers all around,
Just to get a good look.

A baneful abrasion, the flower took
It captivates you...

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Categories: swaying, art, beauty, birth, care, flower, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ode to the Redwood
I was once a little twig with dreams of being a mighty tree
So people would come from all around just to look at me
As the...

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Categories: swaying, forgiveness, friendship, imagination, life, love, nature,
Form: Personification
Heaven Sent - Tim Smith and Seren
Written by Tim Smith and Seren Roberts

Across the room I slowly walk 
Hips swaying, smile in place 
Sensually I use my body to talk 

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Categories: swaying, sensual,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Dark Side of October
The Dark Side of October

Late October moon is waking, through this cemetery shaking,
shaking as the cold wind breaking, walking ‘neath an old oak tree.
Stones like...

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Categories: swaying, dark, horror, october, scary, surreal,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member haiku- childhood memory
childhood memory
in a country field of gold- 
birds chase me away

childhood memory
of lush emerald green ferns-
frogs leap and I run

childhood memory
of sweet coolness in the...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swaying, childhood, memory, nature,
Form: Haiku
Periodic table of Elements
Periodic table of elements

Periodic table of elements,
the true heart of chemistry,
Law of periodicity clements,
Mendeleev is not a history !

Bonding between two hearts,
ignoring all the negatives,

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Categories: swaying, imagery,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Do you remember me
They walk silently along my hallways.
Floors littered with faded finery.
Do you remember my Granduer?
I had once been called the Queen of the sea.
Pulled down to...

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Categories: swaying, beauty, bereavement, eulogy, fish, grave, grief,
Form: I do not know?
An Evening Primrose In Your Sleep
I wanna be
the mild fragrance
of an evening primrose
gentle and sweet
beneath your sheet
Cluster of petals
which bloom
pink blossoms
to wither softly
into your sleep

Tell me...
What is the colour
of your...

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Categories: swaying, fantasy, flower, sensual, sleep, sweet,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Solo Dancer - Tanka to Sonnet
Alone atop a hill,
   an ornamental willow
             dances in the breeze.

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Categories: swaying, beautiful, tree, sun, tree,
Form: Sonnet
Ecstasy's Peak
Gazing into your eyes as you slip between my thighs
Wrapping myself around your joy, I can feel your nature rise.
Our bodies moving in sync,...

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Categories: swaying, fantasy, love,
Form: Romanticism
where barren branches touch newborn leaves
Scurrying on my way home, a little leaf catches my eye, and I am compelled yet again to slow down.

a whirlwind of thoughts
compete with swaying...

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Categories: swaying, absence, introspection, leaving, life, mystery, nostalgia,
Form: Haibun
We Danced in the Kitchen
Hearts mangled by grief
Lost in separate mazes
Cooking a half-hearted meal
A turn of the head, a quick glance
Trembling hands reach out
Right hand in left, a gentle...

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Categories: swaying, dance, loss, sad, wife,
Form: Free verse
If Not
If not passion then desire, that fills 
this heart with fire. At last this heart
has found that hallowed ground at
your side, that place of dreams....

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Categories: swaying, lovelove,
Form: Prose Poetry