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Best Sweepers Poems

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


The Good Side
To some, there is a “good side”
When you’re posing for a pic
And people show their “good sides”
Sometimes trying to be slick.

But if somewhere in Manhattan
Is...

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Categories: sweepers, car, new york,
Form: Rhyme



KEEP YOUR MIND RIGHT
World wide they're wranglin' up my folks,
So I stay woke 'cause it's no joke,
We came from slavery & hangings by rope,
To wantin' dollars in bulk,

Tryin'...

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Categories: sweepers, poverty,
Form: Rhyme
A Dirty Patch
The rules are posted on a sign – 
The city’s made its mark – 
Instructing drivers there are times
They’re not allowed to park.

The streets require...

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Categories: sweepers, urban,
Form: Rhyme
Too Many Churches Are Becoming Political
Too Many Churches Are Becoming Political…

Have you noticed?  This may seem to be “heretical.”
As more churches are becoming too “political”

What in the world are...

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Categories: sweepers, confusion, dedication, depression, devotion, faith, family,
Form: Rhyme
Salt of The Earth
Salt of The Earth



Ordinary people
That’s who we are
Our triumphs
Our sacrifices
Loves
And torments
Go unsung
For the most part 
Un-noticed by anyone

Ordinary people
Who’s lives may have suffered tradgedy
Quite sperate...

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Categories: sweepers, peoplepeople, celebrity, people,
Form: Free verse



People Petals
This is my translation of a Chinese Song dynasty poem and my response to the poem

Yan Jidao
To the tune of Mulan hua

Again, the east wind...

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Categories: sweepers, flower, hope, sorrow,
Form: Free verse
Na koncu ullcy
the window was broken as the smell 
of stinking raw fish heads fresh bread 
and that mangy old dog barking 
always seemed to awaken me...

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Categories: sweepers, art, old, song,
Form: Dramatic Verse
On Second Foundation Day of D-Mart
In the month of July during whirlpool
A Legacy was born to challenge a fool 
Who in sphere of market did money drool. 
As all feast...

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Categories: sweepers, birthday,
Form: Monorhyme
My Right, My Bite and My Fight
My right, my plight, my fight, my sight how I use and choose to burn bundles of my life’s candle
Matters little what fleas and fees...

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Categories: sweepers, poems,
Form: Free verse
What inspires you to write poetry
Pearls of sweat trickling down the cheeks
On the cup of warm tea
As the vendor sells his ice cream
It is a poetry

The fish seller from dawn...

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Categories: sweepers, dark, death, dream, life, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Crescent Mourning
At twilight I sang 
through veils of darkness,
as moon turned heads
with her crescent mourning,
and yesterdays permeate
within this etherized rhythm,
the metronome swung
a lifetime within a crescendo,...

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Categories: sweepers, forgiveness
Form: Blank verse
The Sixth Street Blues
The street sweepers sweep away
At four in the morning and try to clean
It will never change, it does no good
Of yesterday's moral decay
On the avenue...

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© Danny Nunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sweepers, depression
Form: I do not know?
SMOKER RAVAGES UMA
Down through the greener woods of Uma,
Through the lions’ den to the green mamba’s palace,
Near the dik dik’s habitat,
As the antelope took off to escape...

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Categories: sweepers, environment, fire, pollution,
Form: Light Verse
It's Always Morning
There is a sliver of the dawn
upon the earth and sky,
as escort to the sun that speeds the day
and will not let it die....that rushes...

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Categories: sweepers, dedication,
Form: Free verse
The movers of paint
The Queen of England exists in a sphere
Of opulence, hygiene, crystals and clear
The Queen of England, between me and you
Is oblivious of the fact, that...

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© john scott  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sweepers, allusion,
Form: Rhyme