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Best Swedish Poems

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


Swedish beauty
I'm a 
Swedish beauty
Born in 
poverty
With eyes 
so green
And cheek bones
so high
You wonder
at the structure
Of DNA gone by
My hair is silk
running through
the breeze
And
If you touch...

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Categories: swedish, animal, butterfly, dedication, deep, romantic, sensual,
Form: Free verse



Swedish Fish
Soft and chewy, cute and red;
They won’t wedge in your teeth.
You can chew them and not fear
They’ll get stuck underneath.

Jelly beans and licorice
And taffy tend...

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Categories: swedish, food, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
A Town He Once Called Home
Like a beacon on a hill
The white church steeple gleaming still
For all the many years gone past
It marks the path for home at last

Up and...

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Categories: swedish, childhood, home, nostalgia, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member SONG OF SAN FRANCISCO HILLS
This is about San Francisco,1967

Oh, yes that city had its own song!
It was a siren's call that sang;
"Here, Panagiota, is where you do belong!"
And my...

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Categories: swedish, adventure, america, memory, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Andy's Candy Store
I am Andy; I love candy. I sell candy too.
Come and see the many candies that I have for you.

You can buy some chocolate in...

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Categories: swedish, children, candy, chocolate, love, red,
Form: Rhyme



The Old Homestead
Orphaned footsteps round the old place.
Pitch black soil, packed deep with bartered
coin and Indian heads – wood and otherwise,

coat her worn leather shoes, Hutterite chic....

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Categories: swedish, family, history, introspection, nature, nostalgia, people,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member SOS
SOS


Sixty seems so old
Oland was a time long ago
Sweden still sleeps in my dreams

So young so sweet
Old dreams run in retreat
Songs like lovers never last

Vanished...

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Categories: swedish, beauty, introspection, music, solitude, voyage,
Form: Lyric
Muppets in the Soup - Join In
Write a limerick of your own about a Muppet. 
If you post it in a comment or in soup mail to me, 
and I find...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swedish, fun,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member HOW SWEET IT IS
I was walking on the heath near Rocky Road with Mike and Ike, we’d been pals since our college days and called ourselves The Three...

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Categories: swedish, fun,
Form: Narrative
unfinished
Am I a woman when i turn 18?
No longer scared to sneak dad’s old whiskey out of our Swedish glass cabinet
Maybe it was when i...

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Categories: swedish, abuse, anxiety, how i feel, hurt,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member A Letter to Hamas
Other End of the Street

The Wall
Berlinish
Walls
Apart
We suffer
Brothers
Easy to hate what you can not see
So instead we all suffer in misery
Worlds apart
In the same village
Modern wars,...

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Categories: swedish, world,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Spy and the Clown
She descended from a far away land
I was from the backwoods
She was my life and death
I was her lover boy

They taught me simple things
Beware of...

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Categories: swedish, adventure, innocence, introspection, lost love, romantic,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Death of Yin and Yang
Collaborative Chinese water torture
Dropping fickle whispers

Their foreheads pound with belittled grief.

Egyptian cotton tissues,
Coated in fresh aloe and waxy resolutions,
Torn asunder

Idyllic sonatas
Heaving identity crisis under bus,
One
Note
Off

An...

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Categories: swedish, conflict, corruption, dark, life, lost,
Form: Free verse
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,
from...

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Categories: swedish, beauty, christian, dark, garden, jewish, military,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Beloved Face, Translation of Bharathiyar's poem Asai Mugam by T Wignesan
Translation of Mahakavi Bharathiyar’s poem: “Asai Mugam” or “Beloved Face”
               ...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swedish, religion, spiritual,
Form: Dramatic monologue
An Uppercut I Remember
Dad hit me only once, an upper cut to the solar plexus. It nearly lifted me off my feet. I was 17 then and already...

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Categories: swedish, father son,
Form: Blank verse
A Mulatto

Otto`s life is not
their British
sickular motto
Grue is his banner
left by his
blue-eyed Brit mom
left long by one of
those hated South
African Paki
His guilty pleasures
in Green Street have
no...

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© Amit Ray  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swedish, addiction, career, community, conflict, drug,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member To Your Majesty, One Big....
...Hoender - Afrikaans, Pulë - Albanian, ???? - Arabic, ?????? - Belarusian, ???? - Bulgarian, 
Pollastre - Catalan, ? - Chinese (Simplified), ? - Chinese...

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Categories: swedish,
Form: I do not know?
SEASONS OF HAIKU
From chaos to cosmos
From cosmos to Barbados
From Barbados to Cricket


Fifty odd years
CAT EEG Resurrection
An original me?


If you know
The fundamental difference
Between 1 and 2

First comes the...

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Categories: swedish, poetry,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Being Green Is Not The Easiest Thing
Let's Have Some Fun Contest
Sponsor: Casarah Nance

I'll admit being green is not the easiest thing, 
    a frog looks very silly in...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swedish, giggle, green, silly,
Form: Couplet
Like Mother Hen
"Love me when I least deserve it, because that's when I really need it"
Swedish Proverbs

All the while I went my way
Hot hostility halt my been...

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Categories: swedish, motherme, world, love, me, smile,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member septimal-A B B A
Of Swedish
palindrome
fame...

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Categories: swedish, music, people
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member WARNING - DON'T 'RODGER' THE LODGER
Billy's found with the Swedish au pair
His wife caught them in bed – both were bare
Billy couldn’t dodge her -
She cut off of his todger...

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Categories: swedish, anger, betrayal, humorous, lust,
Form: Limerick
Time machine trauma
I hand over the bank notes - the box I take home
A flat pack tech gadget wrapped up in white foam
I peel open the packing...

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Categories: swedish, fun, funny, future, humor, humorous, science
Form: Verse
Doppler effect
Doppler scream noise
    into my being
I am like a young horse on the plain
    surrounded by awkwardness
All is about...

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© Lis Lovén  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swedish, confusion, inspirational,
Form: Free verse