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Best Sweltering Poems

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


PINK LACE
**Every pace change --is the voices of poets sharing his/her Ribbon** 

"PINK LADIES"  
  
The phone rings, 
The clock dings,

I scream, scream, and...

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Categories: sweltering, anger, bullying, cancer, death of a
Form: Dramatic monologue



Premium Member Her Son Nathaniel
She is searching for the son taken  from her arms 
 simply because she was believed to be a child herself.
She was unable to...

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Categories: sweltering, baby, cute, sad,
Form: Narrative
A Former Great Nations Squandered Wealth I
Swept up into piles; everywhere 
Abouts; in collected heaps all 
Around.              ...

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Categories: sweltering, philosophy, senses,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member COME GENTLY

Come gently like a winding trellis
stroking my shape as you fondle
 my vulnerability, and tease,
 tease curves of my spine with whispers
to unleash what is...

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Categories: sweltering, desire, mystery,
Form: Light Verse
Compass Of Our Destiny
On the road to your gypsy soul

in the vastness of my world

chasing heartbeats and fireflies

  across wooden covered bridges 

navigating deep and arid canyons

...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sweltering, journey, love,
Form: Free verse



Illness Is
a lonely place.
It's nothing to do with that person
who asked "how are you?" this morning.
It's to do with staring through
fear-frosted windows
as snow sugar-sifts the street,
watching...

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Categories: sweltering, life, sick,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Youth, Life, Love And Its Most Precious All
Youth, Life, Love And Its Most Precious All

When young, life was full of joy and great thrills
I recall that was how happiness feels,
a new toy...

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Categories: sweltering, death, dedication, deep, destiny, loss, lost
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Childhood
I saw a child on a play yard swing
And my soul soared with fervent joy.
As precious memories came flooding back
To when I was just a...

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Categories: sweltering, appreciation, childhood, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member haiku
sun showers
a sweltering city
steamy pavement gasps


©5/16/2018

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Categories: sweltering, summer,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member BEAUTIFUL SADNESS
BEAUTIFUL SADNESS

“The melancholy days are come, the saddest of the year,
Of wailing winds, and naked woods and meadows
brown and sear.”   William C. Bryant

Does...

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Categories: sweltering, depression, love,
Form: Haibun
Defenseless
I am just a swollen bloated thing in this harsh world
Nothing here but the laws of physics upon me hurled
No safety, power, decision is mine...

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Categories: sweltering, abuse, analogy, anger, angst, betrayal, grief,
Form: Tristich
Premium Member the sizzling rainforest ''dripping''
it was sizzling hot    scorching   blazing   sweltering -
    oh the unbearable heat   (from...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sweltering, adventure, nature, vacation,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Iceman Cometh!
Ambling thro' the museum today an object caught my eye,
Inviting me to pause and reminisce about a time gone by.
'Twas an old oaken icebox standing...

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Categories: sweltering, nostalgia
Form: Rhyme
End of Summer
End of Summer

Glorious Summer was great fun while it lasted,
With sweltering sun, I turned super tan and almost toasted.
Now it’s high time to end this...

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Categories: sweltering, autumn, change, nature, seasons, summer, weather,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Burning Daylight
I’m burning daylight on a warm spring day,
Admiring in the park a bright array
Of peonies and pansies when I spy
Pirouetting round them, a butterfly.
How beautiful...

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Categories: sweltering, fun, sun,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member HALO
The music video is more or less a continuation to the poem. So please play it when cued in the poem text and continue enjoying...

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Categories: sweltering, depression, drink, inspirational, love, romantic, sensual,
Form: Rhyme
Sacred Seat: A Chair's Tale
The first thing that I recall knowing
As a sturdy and young olive tree
Extremely well rooted and growing
Was the sweltering sunlight on me

For two centuries I...

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Categories: sweltering, faith, history, imagination, inspirationalcity, love,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Lovely Suppositions
i have kissed beneath summer’s sweltering
fragrance your array of spackled decay

in lovely gardens; sweet roses weltering
plundered and plucked; an incidental lay

beneath your satin I have...

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Categories: sweltering, lost love, love, lust,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Summer Matinee
I was only allowed to go
       (after whining, begging, and promises of unlikely saint-hood)
if my big brother, (much to...

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Categories: sweltering, brother, me,
Form: Narrative
Mr Crocodile's Back In Town
On a sweltering summer day,
Mr. Crocodile's come to stay.
Slithering into shops and stores,
every cold thing he devours.

Children's mouths drop and drool.
They see what's keeping him...

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Categories: sweltering, children, humor, summer,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Your Kiss from Heaven
Imagine you are outside sweltering.
You’re faint, and it’s a bad state you are in.
What sweet relief a summer’s rain can bring -
When droplets start to...

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Categories: sweltering, god, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Dreams Of Snow Angels
Another sweltering day

soaking up  all the summer sun has to offer

The trade winds blow but offer no relief

slowly I sip on a frozen peach...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sweltering, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Whypt Syllabubs
“In your light I learn how to love. In your beauty, how to make poems. You dance inside my chest where no-one sees you, but...

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Categories: sweltering, desire, love, lust, romance, sensual, valentines
Form: Romanticism
Lucky To Have Her
Rhythmic creaks and gentle squeaks

from the withered old wooden rocking chair

fill the sweltering late summer afternoon air

a peaceful breeze blows across his tepid brow

the old...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sweltering, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Unbearable Thirst
At sunrise newlyweds wandered from camp
hiking into unfamiliar terrain.
And now they have to spend the night in the
desert despite their unbearable thirst.

The sweltering heat of...

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Categories: sweltering, angst, death, imagery, love, sad love,
Form: Blank verse