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Best Sweeney Poems

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


Premium Member Sweeney
the barber’s fall,
a curtain call,
he snips and twirls
creating curls;
that close shave,
may be grave....

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Categories: sweeney, angst, body, crazy, dance, grave, london,
Form: Rhyme



LIMERICK II BARBER SWEENEY
A barber called Sweeney and Mrs Lovett
Both catch human heads inside her bucket
Cooking human head pies 
With blood and eyeball fries
Each bite so tough that...

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Categories: sweeney, death, food, horror, murder,
Form: Limerick
The Ballad of Sweeney Todd
Benjamin Barker, alias Sweeney Todd.
Once an honest barber, at first he wasn't odd.
Accused of a crime he did not do.
Supposedly his wife did the Judge...

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Categories: sweeney, dark, death, horror, murder,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Barefoot in the Bushfires of the Vanities





"Barefoot in the Bushfires of the Vanities"



Heat rises slowly to rapture flames licking and teasing
Blue Ghostgums to stretch and crack wide open
as Fire spreads molten...

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Categories: sweeney, art, life, muse, psychological, sensual,
Form: Free verse
A Good Mystery
A Good Mystery


I love a good mystery
A real whodunit,
I love the Hallmark Mystery and Movie Channel,
Nothing like watching Andy Griffith play the part of “Matlock”
He...

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Categories: sweeney, imagination, mystery,
Form: Prose



Premium Member LOVE FOREVER
These words describe, my love for you 
Our hearts only know that it’s true
I just wrote a few romantic lines and a couple rhymes
Describing to...

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Categories: sweeney, beautiful, friendship, girlfriend, how i feel,
Form: Rhyme
a new refreshing begining
i cant believe it!
i have come to life!
inspired once again i relive a past most splendid
taking back my pride i pick up my quill once...

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Categories: sweeney, dedication, inspirational,
Form: Light Verse
Sailing in the Alpine Breeze
Early morning seedlings
The thoughts of a new day
Sprout from my mind
And travel up your way
In northern Italy
By train, by plane, by mail,
By digital rails
My spirit...

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Categories: sweeney, appreciation, emotions, i love you, imagination,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Celebrity Limerick
Hans Gruber to Severus Snape
Add Galaxy Quest as a jape
With Love Actually
And a Todd named Sweeney
Alan Rickman's my favorite escape


For Celebrity Limerick Poetry Contest
8/21/18...

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Categories: sweeney, celebrity, remember,
Form: Limerick