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Best Sweaty Poems

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


Bleeding Love
Introducing: Jan Allison & Poet Destroyer

Pierced by shards of shattered glass 
Deeper and deeper you stab me 
With lies and venomous words 
Dissecting my heart...

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Categories: sweaty, abuse, anger, betrayal, conflict, dark, sad,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member An Insignificant Life - collaboration with The Seeker
That godless sound
His head explodes at 6:01am
Same as every day
He falls out of bed
Steps on the cat
Slides into his slippers
Shuffles to the kitchen
Puts the coffee...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sweaty, absence, break up, divorce,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member BLEEDING LOVE - COLLABORATION WITH POET DESTROYER A
Pierced by shards of shattered glass 
Deeper and deeper you stab me 
With lies and venomous words 
Dissecting my heart piece by piece 
Crushed like...

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Categories: sweaty, dark, slam,
Form: Free verse
We Worked Long Enough
I laugh out loud
every time I hear a politician say,
that the best way to enrich a black person's life,
is to give them a job
Give them...

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Categories: sweaty, slavery, society, truth, work,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Living with It
It crouches above the ripe strawberry of her left nipple -
a swelling blot on the flawless skinscape of her breast;
a mortality reminder, a dead bell...

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Categories: sweaty, cancer, health, life,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Admissions of a Sloth
I like to exercise my mind, but how I hate to work.
Whatever needs exertion is the action that I shirk.
Labor with the brain is fine....

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Categories: sweaty, funny, workme,
Form: Quatrain
'Still'
I still look for her. 
In the middle of the typing and the traffic 
and the deadlines and the bills, 
I look for her–the girl,...

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Categories: sweaty, inspirational, spoken word, women,
Form: Free verse
Cornered
They're all here, the disjointed pointers,
to peer, to leer, to jeer. They'll dig her out.

Oh yes she hears: voices with vices, snake-slimy
accusations hissing in her...

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Categories: sweaty, abuse, mental illness,
Form: Free verse
If We Were Ever Friends
Nauseating thoughts about noxious,  and demeaning  words
that smell worse than stinking socks on sweaty feet ,
replay in my head making me feel so...

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Categories: sweaty, absence, best friend, conflict, farewell,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Gym'll Fix It - Collaboration with Jan Allison
My middle aged spread is just spreading
So I thought i should join a new gym
Got to fit in my dress for a wedding
With some exercise...

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Categories: sweaty, fun, funny, humor, humorous, silly, sports,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Worlds Of Ice
Winter's whimsical nature comes with
     fickle freeze, cold pervading every fibre
How I remember you, red hot
     against...

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Categories: sweaty, dream, love, memory, sleep, winter,
Form: Free verse
Stranger in my Bed
Who is this man laying beside me?
You’re not my lover and I’m not your enemy
Searching and hoping for a familiar touch
Wanting and needing it just...

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Categories: sweaty, husband, life, family, family,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Scented Leaves
Crisp ...
You lay like solemn ashes
'Neath glass ... spotless, sacred
Dried to bright hues ...
The shades of her lips in chill autumn air
(Winter, whisp'ring soft)
Edges crimped...

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Categories: sweaty, imagery, lost love, memory, nature, soulmate,
Form: Free verse
How A Bill Becomes Law
How a Bill Becomes Law
Democratic process, that’s how it goes
More like pimps puttin’ out cigarettes
On their hapless ho’s

If you don’t vote, don’t complain about the...

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Categories: sweaty, political, rap, slam,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Ceiling Fan
Like fallen warriors, 
we collapse side by side, 
glistening in the sweaty afterglow.  

Limbs still entangled, 
too exhausted to sing the other’s praise,
we stare...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sweaty, passion, dance, dance, smile,
Form: Free verse
Happy Valentine's Day
Love is everyday,everywhere,anytime I whisper sweet secrets in your ear

It is not wanting to be anywhere without you not being there

Love is more than a...

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Categories: sweaty, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Taunting the Dragon
My head rests on the doorframe, as I'm watching him at work.
I'm jealous of the devotion, and the motion of his hands,
much surprised at the...

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Categories: sweaty, love, lust, senses, words,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Park
Like my fondest memory of it, the park of my childhood still remains -
with its garden of roses near the entrance and its verdant rolling...

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Categories: sweaty, nostalgia,
Form: Free verse
HE KNOWS
As I think back to that dark time in our community I don’t know if I’d ever seen anyone quite 
like that (Cinder Girl). We...

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Categories: sweaty, mystery, on writing and wordstime, me,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Party's Over
The Play Bill falls from my sweaty palm to the floor
September 8, 2001 and I'm still alive; it's a miracle.
Pushing my bifocals back up my...

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Categories: sweaty, betrayal,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Clue II
The Play Bill for the Godspeed Opera House fell from my sweaty palm to the floor. 9/08/01. I’m still alive; it’s a miracle. Pushing my...

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Categories: sweaty, mystery,
Form: Haibun
Rapido tennis - sports shorts contest
Why am I running round this table
Getting sweaty and looking a sight
Someone said it would enable
Me to lose some weight, I hope they’re right

A tiny...

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Categories: sweaty, games,
Form: Rhyme
Shades of Life
Extended family, children play 
as sunbeams fall all slanted,
‘round a wooden table in the shade 
of a tree great-grandpa planted.
I like to think he smiled...

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Categories: sweaty, family, future, grandfather, visionary,
Form: Rhyme
Late Summer Storm
I woke up to the rumbling sky
Of thousand hooves thundering
Through the heavens' horse race
And their dark dusty clouds

I filled my cup with dewdrops
Before the rain...

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Categories: sweaty, nature
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Mountain I Believed to Be Id
Across the valley
Stood the mountain I believed to be id
Two levels and a summit
Made it appear layered
Like first-dynasty pyramids

It would be a long climb
Step, stumble,...

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Categories: sweaty, adventure, green, introspection, life, me, paradise,
Form: Epic