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Best Swelling Poems

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


The Tower rebuilt
I shall resolve to leave this
Place now...
And steadfastly search out,
Nestling between ridge and bluff
Amidst the folds of a foreign 
Land,
Several acres of unkempt ground
Fallow and...

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Categories: swelling, hope,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member WORKSHOP POEM: GRAND TOUR TO FAIRYLAND
WORKSHOP POEM: GRAND TOUR TO FAIRYLAND


Sprinkled-rainbow clouds reign above the skies,
peeping yellow in-between wrinkled pillars 
shine like bulbs to crash the net of fog
attached to...

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Categories: swelling, beautiful, fantasy, imagery, journey, joy, magic,
Form: Personification
Premium Member India
I hear much joy in the music,
View elation in the dance
Feel happiness in the laughter,
Soulful spirit in poetic romance.

I feel love in the language
Swelling in...

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Categories: swelling, appreciation, art, dance, music, poetry, wisdom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Oceana
Oceana

Oceana flings her sequined petticoats
Upon the sands
As if to toss the seaweed 
From the
Swirling edges
While she dances with the wind
With each turn she swings her...

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Categories: swelling, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
O Glorious Autumn
O glorious Autumn of melancholic 
Gold -
All abouts the brightly lit
Woodlands
Your wonderful artistry behold!
Tinted bronzes,
Darting between awkward firs
Of sobering Evergreen,
Loiter inside mauve havens
Splashed with palest...

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Categories: swelling, nature,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member COMMUNION
"COMMUNION"



You speak to me in tongues
I  hear you with my heart
I feel you with my mind
Like a Spring bloom, I am slowly unfurling
Like a...

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Categories: swelling, easter, good friday, jesus, journey, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Famous Last Line
India (Original Poem)

I hear much joy in the music,
View elation in the dance
Feel happiness in the laughter,
Soulful spirit in poetic romance.

I feel love in the...

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Categories: swelling, hindi, people, places,
Form: Rhyme
The Special Rose
She sits and rocks, so gently back and forth
Her chin leaning heavily on her chest.
In her hands she cradles, one flat waxed rose
And sighs as...

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Categories: swelling, grandparents, lonely, love, old, rose, sad
Form: Narrative
Living with It
It crouches above the ripe strawberry of her left nipple -
a swelling blot on the flawless skinscape of her breast;
a mortality reminder, a dead bell...

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Categories: swelling, cancer, health, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Our Bliss At It's Purest We Loved Each Others Naked Sight
Our Bliss At It's Purest We Loved Each Others Naked Sight


When our love, its hottest and satisfying nights first begun
we each tried to give our...

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Categories: swelling, appreciation, devotion, emotions, happiness, love, passion,
Form: Rhyme
Confessions of a Baby Snatcher
This is my last confession; there will be no more.

I am impercipient and slow from last night's sleeping pill,
wincing away from the harshness of day.
Kitchen...

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Categories: swelling, baby, dark, drug,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Die Another Day
“Die Another Day”


“Your mission, should you so deem it,
Is to infiltrate ALL Fluff Clusters in K.A.O.S. Headquarters
And bloody well steam it!”


“The Place is a hazardous...

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Categories: swelling, fantasy, fun, imagery, imagination, parody, woman,
Form: Free verse
ON THE ROCKS
Whiskey on the rocks, advised by my doc
combats dementia, so bring on the blocks
no need for a glass;  I'll have me the bottle
with a...

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Categories: swelling, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
French Bread
	
	
	French Bread
	
	
	Your index finger 
	draws figure-eights 
	in the dusting of flour 
	on the counter top 
	where you lean
	quite casually, 
	watching as I make 
	a loaf...

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Categories: swelling, sensual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member FLAVORS OF HER ESSENCE

A woman's soul, is it as porous
as the air that breaks the water and earth
apart from each other?

In the slither of liquid contours,
this maiden's essence...

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Categories: swelling, image, woman,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member RIPPING LIGHT BARE


Beneath the hum of porch light
You caress my fragrant skin,
While these eyes undress a gaze 
Deepening breaths to ignite.

As we move like moistened curves,
From a...

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Categories: swelling, longing, passion,
Form: Rhyme
Cornered
They're all here, the disjointed pointers,
to peer, to leer, to jeer. They'll dig her out.

Oh yes she hears: voices with vices, snake-slimy
accusations hissing in her...

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Categories: swelling, abuse, mental illness,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member HOLY IS THE LAMB




this is the hour resting on the basin
of a sacred chalice awakened by crowns of stars
peeping then, swelling blue yellow... 
while duskfall filters the shape...

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Categories: swelling, peace, uplifting,
Form: Free verse
Anxious Dissolution
IV

A soul was broken to make room
For dusty halls and labyrinths.
A gossamer, nylon bed-sheet shroud
Enwraps the remnants of that mind.
And no excuses can be made;...

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Categories: swelling, allegory, depression, introspection, sad, dream, cry,
Form: Free verse
Light On the Devil's Chord - Day 13
In his seething silence, I spoke, softly to him,
“Did I desire once to be higher than you, oh seething heart?
Could I, in my human flesh,...

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Categories: swelling, adventure, confusion, courage, heart, inspirational, meaningful,
Form: Epic
Premium Member When I Refused to Ride with Death
written while pondering Emily Dickinson's poem about death (I borrowed her first line.)

When I refused to ride with Death
He tied my hands and feet,
Then tossed...

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Categories: swelling, death, parody,
Form: Quatrain
The Trials of Meretrix Canto I
When your befuddled mind
Forsakes upon the ragged edge
Of swirling darkness;
Where eternal night awaits
To sate upon purest innocence
Besides an open grave!
When the gravity of your perils
Be...

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Categories: swelling, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member With Hot Flames Lapping In Savory Fires
With Hot Flames Lapping In Savory Fires

Our worlds were flying so close, side by side
yours in beauty , mine in very deep pain.
Fate, that life...

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Categories: swelling, angel, beauty, blessing, desire, love, passion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member - Thoughts 'Tween Stars Embrace And Waters Deep Grace -




The light that dances will enchant the eyes that shine
In heaven's grace the stars illuminate God's eternity

She cannot touch them with her fingertips they are...

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Categories: swelling, beauty, blessing, destiny, love,
Form: Couplet
Revive the Breakage
High upon the highest heights
I see the most tremulous sight
A small girl, fair and tranquil
Smiling strangely, sitting still
Beneath a sobbing willow tree
She recites a verse...

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Categories: swelling, allegory, death, devotion, forgiveness, imagination, life,
Form: Rhyme