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Best Swell Poems

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


Premium Member The Breadth Of My Love
if my love for you was any greater
the trees would  line up in poetic forms
...awe you in sonnets written...
...part...to allow winds to cool your...

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Categories: swell, love, planet, romance, romantic,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member A Poet's Gift
A Poet's Gift

A poet writes to share a secret depth 
Of feelings within their soulful breast.
They write to grasp onto immortality,
To be remembered beyond their...

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Categories: swell, art, poetry, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In Dreams, Her Spirit Sallied Forth: with Lin Lane
In Dreams, Her Spirit Sallied Forth: with Lin Lane

Through frigid months, she waited for Spring rains
to give relief and ease heartbroken pains,
Nature will award that...

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Categories: swell, appreciation, art, creation, marriage, meaningful, passion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I Acquiesce to Friendship
Your sensuous eyes render me a fool.
How clumsy I become within your mien.
I stutter, stumble trying to keep cool
While all the time envisioning a scene
Of...

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Categories: swell, dream, friendship love, longing, love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Sea Bride
Across the white sand waters
meld of teal and turquoise hue,
in sunlight, emerald facets, 
in shadow, grays of blue,
first breaking light of heaven,
tinted sky in tones...

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Categories: swell, beach, beautiful, color, morning, ocean, sun,
Form: Rhyme



Loved and lost -
To love
Is to remember
The touch of your hand
Your voice
When you called me cariad

My mouth remembers your kiss
The feel of your lips 
Sensual touch of your...

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Categories: swell, lost love, love,
Form: Verse
A Former Great Nations Squandered Wealth I
Swept up into piles; everywhere 
Abouts; in collected heaps all 
Around.              ...

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Categories: swell, philosophy, senses,
Form: Rhyme
In Dreams, Her Spirit Sallied Forth: with Robert Lindley
Through frigid months, she waited for Spring rains
to give relief and ease heartbroken pains,
Nature will award that which Life commands
placing her true love, in its...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swell, loneliness, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Forgotten Soul
Forgotten Soul


I turn my head, and there she is once more
In her disheveled, worn and tattered dress,
One pew behind me near the exit door
She sits...

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Categories: swell, emotions, feelings, poverty,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Dear Humanity:
Dear Humanity:

You know I love you, right?
Stop calling me Mother Nature!
I hate that!
Genderless am I…
Oh, yeah, I get the ‘bring life forth’ bit,
creator of new...

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Categories: swell, corruption, earth, humanity, pollution,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Soaring Hawk - A Haiku Series
Soaring Hawk poised high
Back drop a deep sapphire sky 
Winds in attendance

Mighty wings unfold
Caressing the Wind Spirits
They lift and support

Circling Hawk perceives
Rainbow circle on a...

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Categories: swell, beach, beauty, bird, flower, nature, rainbow,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Gods of Winds

Notus comes creeping furtively from the south
hot and bothered from the blazing summer sun.
The wind of change...concealed it launches sudden storms
as clouds pile up across...

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Categories: swell, wind,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Wind and Sea
The Wind and Sea


The mighty wind unleashed its gusty song 
     across the tranquil, undulating sea,
and stirred her body with his...

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Categories: swell, sea, wind,
Form: Tritina
Premium Member King Sun and Goddess Sea
One summer day, enraptured by the Goddess Sea,
King Sun shone down with all his might; most splendidly
he moved the Goddess, for she rippled laughingly
a shimmering...

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Categories: swell, sea, summer,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member In the House of Cinnamon
Thanksgiving fast approaches 
and the bustling has begun
in an enchanting house, 
the House of Cinnamon.
With children home for holiday, 
the voices that you hear
are sunny...

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Categories: swell, celebration, family,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ultimate Centerfold Girl
At center of soul,
Lien my  wealth  of gold,
In the bible,
You’re very well liable,
To see gold,
In centerfold,
Of soul,

Not in centerfold ,
Of playboy, so bold,
Not...

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Categories: swell, allegory, love
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member White Sunday
The final leaf falls

And I’m bare

It’s me you’re reading here

What I am I’ve always been

Even if I decorate my tree with colorful crystal balls
 
I've...

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Categories: swell, heaven, i am, inspirational, tree,
Form: Verse
The Things We Gain
We overthink the things we lose
but overlook the things we gain
ever mourning fire and flood
never praising gentle rain

We sidestep blessings every day
to favor troubles with...

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Categories: swell, blessing, hope, life, thanks,
Form: Rhyme
Math
Why do we need math?
Because it puts us on a narrow path.
Even though it sometimes makes you swell up in wrath.
To most,
Math just causes you...

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Categories: swell, math, school,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member At Winter's End
At winter’s end, sweet hope begins

to swell until it fills the earth.

Forlornness fades; renewal wins

at winter’s end! Sweet hope begins

to scatter seeds that blossom mirth

as...

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Categories: swell, hope, spring, winter,
Form: Triolet
Hook Line and Sinker

Me, my brother Tom and Uncle Pat were on a fishing holiday
three men in a rowing boat way out in Dublin Bay
we anchored up and...

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Categories: swell, crazy,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member - Angel Of Light -

Gazing faraway reaching to the stars twinkle silver 
shooting distant light of life orbiting inside one fantasy 

Blazing hot burning trails upon a flaming kiss...

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Categories: swell, angel, beauty, care, dream, light,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member May I Caress Your Heart
Alone, in Paris
The flowers sing
Le jardin du Luxembourg
I look at all the pretty ladies
Which one of them pray tell 
Is you
The one who wishes for...

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Categories: swell, heart, paris, romance, sensual, wine,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member A Totum Pole Ode
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Categories: swell, native american, people,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member OMNIPOTENT: HE KNOWS ALL
OMNIPOTENT: HE KNOWS ALL


I know today, at this time
You... my son(man), may not wholly know me. 
but, may I ask you...

Have you   taken...

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Categories: swell, character, christian, faith, god, inspiration, men,
Form: Dramatic monologue