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Best Swelled Poems

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

Premium Member The Stone
The Tale below was carved one night
Upon the Stone, by candlelight
...most won’t believe, but some just might
.........most won’t believe, but some just might


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Categories: swelled, body, death, fantasy, kiss, love, me,
Form: Ballad

Premium Member Winter

With his icy fingers he stole my smokey breath,
laid a sheet of slippery freezing cold by my feet
and then whispered in my ear right to the...

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Categories: swelled, winter,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Within Golden Walls, Love's Gardens Await
Within Golden Walls, Love's Gardens Await

Ripe are swelled grapes upon glowing vine
my darling on love's bounty we shall dine
in our paradise rests more than a...

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Categories: swelled, appreciation, art, beautiful, creation, dedication, poetess,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Winter Walking Blues

Glazed, deep snow, virgin crunched under my aimless walk
as I idle rambled onward through a vacant, bare-treed park.
Sun was so high that its brightness flashed...

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Categories: swelled, brother, childhood, dad, death, grief, mental
Form: Free verse
Poetry River run free
Quietness upon the face,
Silence and loneliness,
Land before time,
Before living things existed, 
Sadness as my waters ran through the earth,
Was my voice the only thing to...

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Categories: swelled, poems,
Form: Personification

I Once Was a Soldier
Why do we persecute this Jesus?
this Palestinian Jew, with claim
to one almighty God?
Ahh! let me home, it’s...

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Categories: swelled, jesus, , cute,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Would You Still Love Me- Grandma
The nursing home called me early in the morning to come
as snow clouds sailed across the sky
and my heart swelled with a sea of tears

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swelled, granddaughter, grandmother, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Battle Of The Words
The desert knows me well, the night, the mounted men,
The battle and the sword, the paper and the pen.
- Al-Mutanabbi to Sayf ad-Dawla


Sanddune ripples, 
air tears through sand.


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Categories: swelled, analogy, beautiful, words,
Form: Free verse
Hear the screams in the night, they are shattering
moonlight breaking, reverberating, splattering
Down the hall, she feels so small, cradled by the dark
blood red like roses...

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Categories: swelled, abuse,
Form: Rhyme
One crystal flower swelled in a garden, 
standing with pride and beauty all day, 
Bees tried to steal her nectar and taste. 
One day, somebody's...

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Categories: swelled, metaphor,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member The Muffin and the Cupcake
        The Muffin and the Cupcake

Little miss muffin was resting one day
When a cute little cupcake came looking...

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Categories: swelled, fantasy, love, , cute,
Form: Couplet
One Winter's Night
I stood on the balcony one night,
The land was bathed in luminous light,
The air was filled with winter's chill,
Frost had covered the window sill.

I stared...

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Categories: swelled, beauty, christmas, night, snow, winter,
Form: Epic
Malkavian the second
The constant assault of the silence on his senses is intense 
Hands clenched in fist he wished for noise and bliss
Buddy stopped talking and drinking...

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© Nathan D.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swelled, dark, drug,
Form: Alliteration
Song of a Warrior's Bride
Song of a Warrior’s Bride

He counts on me for beauty:
His eyes blurred by bloody spurts of war,
Scarred by deadly blasts of bone
And tissue, his vision...

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Categories: swelled, horror, marriage, relationship, veterans day, war,
Form: Blank verse
B Horror On a Beach Day.
Soon the curious swelled to a mob.
as they gathered to gape at the glob.
Someone prods with a stick.
as another screams: " Quick!"
"We must run for...

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Categories: swelled, fantasy, funny, parody, science fiction
Form: Limerick
A Womans Gift
She laughed as softly  as if she sighed
Her smile revealed things only I could see
My love and joy swelled up untill I cried
I wondered...

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Categories: swelled, devotion, food, introspection, joy, life, love,
Form: Pantoum
Wet but Wiser

A dog! A panic in a pagoda!
Teenager Rex brought a can of soda;
he shook it up hard and then pulled the tab.
But Rex was too...

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Categories: swelled, adventure, funny, pets,
Form: Quatrain
Purge Our Consciences
From my lowly bachelor’s house
Proudly christened ‘Embassy Fair’
I woke up to the chirping of birds
On the trees above and across the vale
And the riverine bushes...

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Categories: swelled, prayer,
Form: Free verse
Willy the Wasp For Jan Allison
We were replacing burned out outside light 
bulbs at clubhouse. A wasp had built a nest 
in the top of one of them. Two wasps...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swelled, childhood, education, insect,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member OUCH
A nudist whose first name was Billy
Got stung by a bee on his willy
It swelled to a great size
One he couldn’t disguise
So he hid by...

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Categories: swelled, body, humorous, insect,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Whispers of Your Soul
Whispers of Your Soul

Soft whispers of her soul
brush slowly past – caressing
long saddened creases,
urging the silence to speak.

A sweet breeze softly touching
the pain swelled past

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Categories: swelled, dream, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
MOON n me
As darkness absorbed in my reveries, my usual lapse accommodated itself in height of melancholy but not in this conscience. Then I found myself in...

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© HINA NASIR  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swelled, anxiety, conflict, depression, fantasy, peace, sleep,
Form: Prose
Living and other ways to die
Maybe he ate his vitamins and their minerals and oranges and apples all at once again and again
Or ran laughing down the rugged rocks of...

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Categories: swelled, society, suicide,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member " Logic? "
To every thing there is a season,
A time to bring the reasoning,
Higher logic` of heart’s project,
Into view, for the mind to review,

For some say the...

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Categories: swelled, inspirational, love, mysterydeath, god, tree, death,
Form: Rhyme
Nobody Knew
Nobody knows the pain she hides,
No one cares to look inside.
This little girl that’s only nine,
Has to fight to stay alive.

Her mom’s an alcoholic,
And her...

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Categories: swelled, death, life, sad, mom, pain, home,
Form: Rhyme