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Best Sweeps Poems

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


Premium Member You Caught The Wind
I remember you, from when there was a spring
When the seasons were ripe, with verdant green
Our nimble feet danced in the wind
and on the brink...

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Categories: sweeps, death of a friend, nostalgia, sad,
Form: Free verse



This Gypsy Soul
This gypsy soul is on the road
It leaves castles far behind
It abandons ghostly mist
which sabotages the caravan of life
It passes along the mountainside
 by golden...

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Categories: sweeps, absence, passion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Four Elements in Nature and Humanity
Fire catches fast, then sweeps through grass and trees.
The lion of the elements, it roars,
and burning hot, displays its awesome might.
Fire signs are one of...

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Categories: sweeps, nature,
Form: Rhyme
This Gypsy Soul
 This gypsy soul is on the road

It leaves castles far behind

It abandons ghostly mist

which sabotages the caravan of life

It passes along the mountainside

by golden...

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Categories: sweeps, adventure, joy, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep
As dread sweeps over the world
shrill as a lonely wind
soft is the pillow beneath my head

Crisp and cool is the linen sheet
ample and soft the...

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Categories: sweeps,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member The Poet
THE POET’S PANEGYRIC

“There’s someone I knew with talent unleashed
and a heart that had for so many relentlessly reached
This poet sought inspiration from the living and...

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Categories: sweeps, life, words,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Solo Dancer - Tanka to Sonnet
Alone atop a hill,
   an ornamental willow
             dances in the breeze.
Long...

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Categories: sweeps, beautiful, tree, sun, tree,
Form: Sonnet
Perfect Crime
There is a boy, who I spill all my secrets to. 
Someone that I look forward to seeing everyday. 
A person who I think about...

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Categories: sweeps, girlfriend-boyfriendme, me, smile, , cute,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Violet Eyes
I made a promise, a little visit
A busy day...so much to do..
But, I'm running late, they will be waiting...
I should be going...the clock is ticking
I'll...

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Categories: sweeps, friendship, people,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Black and White
United Colours: Black and White
Sponsor: Silent One


Your tune
sweeps me
so high
and free
but then
I hear
B sharp
with tears
and in
sweet trance
I swoon
in dance
with your
souls notes
while your
voice floats
on the
soft strings
as...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sweeps, love, music,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Walk of Love
The Walk of Love    			

With you now entering this heart enchanting with rose petals
You’re the sweetest flower dancing tunes inside one’s mind
Once...

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Categories: sweeps, allegory, emotions, feelings, i love you,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member Ante Bellum
“ANTE BELLUM”


BEIGEBest served where it can’t be seen
On Stirling Silver platters
With redruM narcotics
Delivered by sharp Blood-Red
Well-mannered talons
Strutting in sleek wet rolling tight-skirted
Long French Silk Stockinged...

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Categories: sweeps, america, bible, corruption, imagery, war,
Form: Free verse
Red lips ...
Hiding into the darkness of the alley
The wetness of the rain 
Soaked upon my skin
My nakedness shows through my cotton dress
My hair drips as the...

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Categories: sweeps, passionrain, rain, red,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member PORTRAIT OF SUSAN C
PORTRAIT OF SUSAN C.

If you glance at Susan
Three days in a row
        same pose
    ...

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Categories: sweeps, humorous,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member ANGELS

~ANGELS~


Within the abusive abyssal air, I greet you with a prayer
Within weathered winded wear, I defend in your despair
Thru calamitous city crumble I find you...

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Categories: sweeps, angel, beauty,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Treasure Me



Sand sweeps over, as the sweet salty air
tickles every part of my being,
tracing curves

Temptation can be overwhelming,
for someone like you

Seek and you shall find
beyond the...

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Categories: sweeps, simple, words,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member DAYBREAK PRELUDE


Flashing lights and glitter
In the wee hours of the morn
Strange variety of critters
Walking about the streets
Suspicious characters
Nothing like the daytime breed
Nocturnal creepy crawlers
Lurking creatures of...

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Categories: sweeps, city, morning, night, people, scary, surreal,
Form: Free verse
The Cold Mountain

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The Eagle mountain towers high behind the hills
To let its crest exhale a fresh breeze of Spring
The acid cold...

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Categories: sweeps, emotions, feelings, symbolism,
Form: Rhyme
Be of Good, Compassionate Courage
Dandelions…
They flutter, now I see
Fiery lions…
They're dancing with me
Sunlight…
Come out and shine down 
Moonlight…
Shun out my darkened frown

I am the infinitesimal stars in the tranquil,...

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Categories: sweeps, confidence, courage, encouraging, endurance, hope, muse,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member An Early, Experimental Poem of Alternate Lines
The mirror reflects, obliquely,
a peculiar yellow butterfly -- it flutters, flutters
the specks of black my beard is made of
on the breeze.  A daffodil hangs...

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Categories: sweeps, allegory, angst, depression, imagination, introspection, mirror,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Bright Birds
Deceptive, drowsy,
the gray cat, Tempus, in doldrums
lazes, purring, stretching.
I have watched him:
cunning eyes half-closed,
he stalks bright birds in the garden,
near day lilies.
Wings wet from flights
through...

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Categories: sweeps, allegory, life, nature, pets,
Form: Free verse
And still i drive - part one
Stars fall under failing skies...stars fall...stars fall...
And sadly...i start to drive.
Through the unremarkable village with its tall 
Georgian Bay window panes, lightless,
devoid of visages; outwardly...

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Categories: sweeps, heartbreak, places,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Pleasure becomes a Pain - A tribute to Lord Byron
( The poem is based on the biographical details with quotes of Lord Byron the renaissance poet. The poem is Stand By Me appeal to...

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Categories: sweeps, grief, tribute, , atheist,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Bravery Is All There Is
When darkness falls and finds us all alone,
When the heart becomes a small grey stone ...
     Bravery is all there is.

When...

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Categories: sweeps, angst, courage, farewell, grief, life, mystery,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member FLORAL TAPESTRY


I reminisce of childhood prowls, the mild
Unfolding through lustrous summer sways
That in my past, musings replay when twigs
Are sprinkled with blossoms rare like
pearls. I find...

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Categories: sweeps, childhood, flower, memory,
Form: Free verse