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Best Sways Poems

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

Premium Member My Affair With A Frost Flower State Of Affairs

There’s a beguiling danger in beauty…

seduced as I was by the fickle fingers of fate musingly stroking my hair,
I envisaged
this lusciously lavish landscape 
of sun-raptured...

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Categories: sways, betrayal, dark, emotions, heartbreak, introspection, irony,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Amidst The Darkened Veils

'Neath umbra skies I seek a mirrored moment

the breeze a capricious charmer
blows serpentine sways to life
a ballet of many dancers
raspy edged in gentle silver-green
dulling in...

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Categories: sways, angel, august, death, emotions, eve, night,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Flame
The Flame, aflicker, licks and flays,
illuming evening’s negligees
With braided curls she swirls and sways,

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Categories: sways, life, light,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Moth
A lone moth flits around my front porch light
as wind blows through my window, luring me
to step outside into black velvet’s night.

I search the sky,...

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Categories: sways, lost love,
Form: Sonnet
The Solo Pianist
Another Sunday evening at the street-corner
next to the coffee parlour, overlooking the ocean
The solo pianist  with desert-lime eyes
sits once-again on the piano chair.
His hair,a...

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Categories: sways, absence, emotions, music,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Season Of September

Sunlight falls in breezy dapples
across your lichened stone,
solace now I seek in chapel’s
old yard while we’re alone.

It brings my heart back, being here -
love; that...

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Categories: sways, appreciation, autumn, grave, grief, loss, love,
Form: Lyric
Birthday Extravaganza: Lovely Roses On Your Special Day

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© lg ds  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sways, birthday,
Form: Concrete
Yesterday, I followed her true invisible form
Colors turning a kaleidoscopic deep and warm

A state of mind, that makes reality feel alive
Stabbing moments that teach how...

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Categories: sways, bullying, conflict, life, universe,
Form: Couplet
For Things Once Counted
A light across a river sways,
where children wasted summer days.
Not near, not far, but in between,
the grass grows soft and tall and green.

The whispers dance...

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Categories: sways, introspection, loss, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Zebra Mystique

I want to ride a zebra

and race the rays of radiance
through heat-waves sailing gradients -

a folly wild - a mood untamed
elated hands in bristled mane

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Categories: sways, adventure, animal, dream, fantasy, freedom, fun,
Form: Rhyme
'Willow Weep'
'Willow Weep'

The willow
Is standing
Without a
Without a 

Anchored deep
It hugs
The earth,
No hint
Of laughter
None of

It softly
In gentle
That barely
Other trees.

With slender
And branches
Its cooing
A mournful

But why
So sad,
This stately
That stands

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Categories: sways, earth, imagery, nature, poetry, tree, wisdom,
Form: Metrical Tale
Premium Member Where lilies grow
 Zephyrus, the god of the wind from the west
 Gently blows where the lily grows
 He is springtime's welcome guest

 In early summer he...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sways, mythology, nature, wind,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member We Met in a Dream
In a dream, I went to him  
Hidden inside a wispy night 
Stars shining their twinkle lights
I sneaked into his slumbered thoughts


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Categories: sways, dream, heart, love, passion, sensual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member What Annoys Me
                     What Annoys Me.


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Categories: sways, betrayal,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Limbo
Six steeple towers, cold as steel, drab daggers in the sky!	
Their hallowed halls no longer call when breezes wander by –
for, filled with dread to...

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Categories: sways, death, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member To Kashinath and Cyndi

Not pauses blowing hot, not the red kind,
Our seasons bear eternally a kiss,
Like fabric draped on time, never amiss
That from years' luster sweet kinship, I...

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Categories: sways, dedication, devotion, friendship,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Mortal Season
The crunch of snow under trudging feet
        A breath of white, a darkened sky

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Categories: sways, sea, seasonssummer, day, summer,
Form: Free verse
As Swallows Call
The daffodils are dying now,
soft yellow silks wear hues of brown;
in weariness they rest their brow,
against the breeze, in jaded gown.

‘neath cotton clouds and powder...

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Categories: sways, nature, seasons
Form: Quatern
Standing Upon Heavens Shores....
And as I stood upon the shore in Pacifica
Gazing over the soothing Pacific Oceans Archean waters
With its cooling yet cleansing rhythems, washing over my baring...

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Categories: sways, faith, life, love, timekiss,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Sitting with the Moon
I will sit on the porch, with the August moon
      The old swing sways, with a sleepy croon

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Categories: sways, happiness, introspection, me, moon, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A New Road Home
I've passed it by, so many times before
While traveling this twisted asphalt highway
That weathered sign, nailed, so crudely fashioned
To peeling bark, upon the yoke 

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Categories: sways, introspection, old, old,
Form: Narrative
A weeping willow gently sways amidst
A baby robin taking its very first breath.

They were young, in love
And knew no other
This was their moment, to be...

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© Lynn Marie  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sways, happiness, hope, inspirational, introspection, life, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Indiangrass

Rambling Indiangrass long, 
skirt pleats hide shy pale knees, 
untied hair flies flirty breeze - 
asters in basket throng 

with purity of wild white 

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Categories: sways, appreciation, autumn, beauty, nature, september, woman,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme

She’s a world has gotten drowsy
Evolving face of autumn
Like gold    then scarlet    amber
Like blood from beetle...

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Categories: sways, autumn,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Walk On The Path Of Love
Walk on the path of love
by your very soul.
Listen to the laughter of your heart 
Feel in the sweet sound of the light steps of...

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Categories: sways, beauty, devotion, dream, emotions, faith, heart,
Form: Free verse