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Best Swedes Poems

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

Premium Member All Women Over Forty Are Dried Up
Absurd situations amuse me; they get written into poems.
Foolish generalizations about groups of people infuriate me; 
they also get written into poems.
All Irish, all whites,...

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Categories: swedes, age, bullying, conflict, hello, prejudice, rude,
Form: Light Verse

Premium Member My Country Tis Of Thee
White stars, red and white stripes.
	Blue for loyalty.
Waving in the wind, instilling pride.
	Reminding us of pledge.
		Apple pie, Chevrolet, John Wayne.

Viet Nam, Gulf War, 
	Freedom of...

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Categories: swedes, patriotic, tribute,
Form: Free verse
ruth Shall Make You Free
Americans come by the clock
A British lass just hikes her frock
The French love a tongue
The Swedes like well-hung
But Left or Right Thai knows Bangkok!

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Categories: swedes, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member The Burning of the Jews
It was a woodcut in our high school history text, Unit 4 Beginnings of the
      Modern World, that so disturbed,

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Categories: swedes, beauty, christian, dark, garden, jewish, military,
Form: Verse
Patsy Foley Was Roly-Poly in 1947
It may have been the devil himself who prompted the kids in my schoolyard back in 1947 to chant "Patsy Foley's roly-poly from eating too...

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Categories: swedes, memory,
Form: Prose

Premium Member Didactic Alphabet Soup
Alphabet soup, homemade, here's how
Begin the dish with alphabet pasta and homemade chicken broth
Coriander is next, chopped finely and bruised in cloth
Dice some carrots and...

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Categories: swedes, health,
Form: Rhyme
King Charles is a foolish megalomaniac.
He constantly sends his armies to the attack.
In the first few years of the eighteenth century,
Swedes have attacked Russia, Denmark,...

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Categories: swedes, history, war,
Form: Rhyme
New Jersey
What does it mean to me
New Jersey
It means smell and warmth
iI…….  oops wrong sort of Jersey
Here we go start again …….

Was the home of...

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Categories: swedes, places, home, home,
Form: Rhyme

I can't forget in a hurry,
Here once stood our ancestral home,
As was told my great- great- great- grand father
Who told my...

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Categories: swedes, art,
Form: Ballad
freedom of the press
Freedom of the Press 

The hallowed freedom of the press
In the west
Doesn’t sit well in the east
when Islam is made fun of.
So leave them alone...

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Categories: swedes, absence, angst, anxiety, assonance,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Nobel Prize Winner

Nasal, sand paper gritty voice.
Why did he win the poetry Nobel?
“The answer my friend” may be
“blowin’ in the wind.”

What were the Swedes thinking

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Categories: swedes, music, people,
Form: Free verse

Listen up everyone, and I mean you peas at the back:
Think you can hide in the mayonnaise?
Some of you peppers feel...

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Categories: swedes, parody, green,
Form: Free verse

Feeling all alone
Cast away like a stone

Few friends what I got
True friends can’t be bought.

Living is a joke
Think I’m...

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Categories: swedes, dark, deep, friendship, holocaust, music, pain,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member 2018 FIFA World Cup - Quarter Finals Senryu Series
Uruguay 0 - France 2
Uruguay bad day
Les Bleus take total control-
France-Belgium showdown

Brazil 1 - Belgium 2
Brazil's own-goal gaffe
brilliant Belgium bests Brazil...
Belgium comes of age

Sweden 0...

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© Mark Toney  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swedes, emotions, england, football, international, joy, soccer,
Form: Senryu
The Battle of Northfield's Begun
Somebody special just rode into Northfield,
Somebody famous and bold,
Long linen dusters concealing their pistols,
They’ve come to steal all our gold.

James boys and Youngers, they’re up...

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© Steve Eng  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swedes, history
Form: Ballad
the things they will do to julian
the things they’ll do to julian

imagine imagine
the things they’ll do to julian---
as mr. assange 
genius founder of WikiLeaks
did open the door to 
let the light...

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Categories: swedes, life,
Form: Free verse
We never used an ATM
In Stockholm, on our trip.
The guide on our free walking tour
Took dollars for a tip.

For every other purchase
We used charge cards...

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Categories: swedes, money,
Form: Rhyme
The plains of the Dakotas seem endless
With rumors of great mountains to the west
And rumors of great lakes to the east
But to the proud pioneers...

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Categories: swedes, america,
Form: Prose Poetry