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Best Sweats Poems

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


Premium Member Sweats and Sweets
~The Fruit of labour~

A frail body rests upon the bed; silver grey hair spread
on soft pillows; the fan turns lazily as her mind
travels slowly through...

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Categories: sweats, life,
Form: Free verse



Sweats And Sweets

In one graceful motion, I lift my love on high
with all my strength, suffering and sweat
until hills fall in shadow. Until my words die
upon sweetened...

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Categories: sweats, first love, passion, romance, summer,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member SWEATS AND SWEETS
Time to head off to the gym, for my daily work out session
Tummy bulging, thighs are wobbling, my body is in regression
Once I was toned...

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Categories: sweats, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Melting Pot
The humid air sweats streaming curls down the toddler’s flush cheeks like Fusilli hot from the stove. The golden ringlets cling to her forehead, bouncing...

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Categories: sweats, childhood,
Form: Prose
Premium Member The Unknown
The Unknown

While standing on a razor-edge end of my mortal time,
I’m not sure of what lies beyond and what I shall find.

Death’s dead, cold eyes...

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Categories: sweats, death, evil, god, heaven, judgement, metaphor,
Form: Lyric



Premium Member The Parting
I took you for your final walk
On that crisp and sunny day
The blanket round your 
shoulders
To keep the chill at bay

We didn't talk the way...

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Categories: sweats, bereavement
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member SILENT PLEA
Words badly spoken
Shout - by - shout - by - shout
Let anger be spoken
Let all people around see and hear
Was that all you can do?!!!!

My...

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Categories: sweats, anger, angst, feelings, inspiration, lonely, sad
Form: Dramatic monologue
The Wise Owl
I am a white owl,
I listen to people’s scowl,
I turn a deaf ear to a drunk’s howl,
I don’t quench my thirst from your water bowl!
I...

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Categories: sweats, art, beauty, night,
Form: Bio
The Heat of Passionate Spirits
In her eyes from across the room

our glances make a spark,

the magic in our eyes, unmistakable.

Upon a brief exchange of chance, something more leads us...

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Categories: sweats, passionnight, love, magic, night,
Form: Free verse
My Favorite Things as a Middle Aged Chick
Night sweats and crazy
Hot flashes and lazy
Mood swings and a body (?)
That looks pretty shoddy

Eating and bleeding and wanting to scream
These are a few of...

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Categories: sweats, age, funny,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member I Live With Oxy Morons
In my global village, Oxy, where folks live all alone,
There’s lots of open secrets, for secrets are well-known!

Fairly dark alien residents live with us above...

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Categories: sweats, humorous,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Best Comfort from the Sick Bay
Every sight of this angel takes his thoughts back
the nurse’s suit to half way her legs sweeps his lustful track.

In his fantasy, she plays the...

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Categories: sweats, i love you, kiss, loneliness, longing,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member 29th Street
Death, die and be dead.
Ah, so gently said.
Just remember destruction is never well fed...

Currently, I am carted by a decrepit flaxen bus
whose savaged seats seem...

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Categories: sweats, body, children, death, death of a
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 'When we meet, this is what I want to say'
I could write a speech
Dot all the i’s, double check 
The spelling and the grammar in anticipation...

We all know how 
First time meetings can be...

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Categories: sweats, funny, imagination
Form: Light Verse
Catharsis
Why don’t you come now
To the plot of blue river shore 
Where we would
In an intense chocolate mood
Sit in a sun rise satisfaction
On the grainy...

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Categories: sweats, chocolate, creation, happiness, introspection, music, sunshine,
Form: Free verse
Insomnia
Five after four in the morning. Night-sweats
rumple silk bed sheets. Vague cusp ‘tween night and day
blurs chiseled contours of sanity’s sharpness.

Dreams half-way loosed into consciousness...

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Categories: sweats, angst, hope, introspection, sad,
Form: Terza Rima
Roses Before Breakfast
Interrupted slumber aided by shadows in her mind
night sweats and horrors haunting away
times heavily dragged in fast rewind
of pirouettes amongst poppies 
red rouge cheeks and...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sweats, beauty,
Form: Light Verse
It Still Moves
 IT STILL MOVES

the earth complains
of heartburn in California
ulcers in Iraq
chicken pox in Afghanistan
sneezes and wheezes hurricanes in Atlantic
acid reflux somewhere in Mexico
it has chills...

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Categories: sweats, earth,
Form: Blank verse
And You Will Know Me By The Trail Of Dead
And you will know me by the trail of dead,
the whistle of wind in cutthroat pipes,
the jolly japes and spring heeled capers
in the sepia pulp...

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© Tony Bush  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sweats, allegory, death, history, people, places, social,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Still July
Sunlight seeps
through the blinds,
oozes into the room.
The ceiling fan sweats
from its labor.
The clock creeps
at half speed,
pendulum dragging
through syrupy air.

On the stoop,
the old cat sprawls,
soothing her...

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Categories: sweats, summer,
Form: Free verse
Two Spare Tires

Holidays can put a lot of miles
on the gastronomical tread ...
That last slice of cake
will have you wobbling to bed
So you better hope you’re at...

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Categories: sweats, food, funny, holiday, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Only I Remain
I watched the sun fade from the skies
I watched the moon blocked by your lies
Because of you, love fades from my life
That what is left...

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Categories: sweats, life, loss, lost love, love, love,
Form: Rhyme
FAITH
Faith is a cat, treading softly,
with delicacy, with hesitation,
unlike the dog-like dogma
(so aptly named) which seeks
to hold fast a believer in its
proud, fierce and steel-like...

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Categories: sweats, analogy, appreciation, faith, god, inspirational love,
Form: Free verse
Clinging To Life
I look to the sky and ask,
Can he help find my way?
I've been wondering through this darkness
And still haven't found the light of day.
Struggle after...

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Categories: sweats, angel, confusion, dark, depression, faith, growing
Form: I do not know?
Renew My Mind/Renew My Spirit
Bruised and abused mentally battered no more
cause once your pushed so far its no turning back no matter who you are.
Bitterness creeps in, now consumed...

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Categories: sweats, urban, me,
Form: Lyric