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Best Swelters Poems

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


Premium Member Take Me Somewhere Exotic
The pungence of heartbreak swelters
in the tangled dreadlocks of love-lies-bleeding
Take me somewhere exotic
to breathe not the foul aroma
of disappointment and despair
Show me fields laced with...

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Categories: swelters, color, imagery, lost love, metaphor,
Form: Imagism



Premium Member The End of Love
We lie together, you there, 
me here.
I reach for you and you, melting into your pillow,
pull away
turning slowly, your message 
is clear,
there is nothing, just...

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Categories: swelters, lonely, love hurts,
Form: Vaasokht
Tropic of Cancer
Telling myself: pain is a temporal shore,
a transitory typhoon
tearing through coconut-heavy trees.
Sickness is storm and sea
where I'm tossed, a morphine moon
cresting and glazing the pain...

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Categories: swelters, cancer, imagery,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Soul Stance River - 7
August is ending with a heat that gives no mercy to the land or man
so intense that the air swelters off the river into the...

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Categories: swelters, destiny,
Form: Epic
New York Summer
Sticky, humid, skin
Sweltering inferno blaze
Summer has no wind

The flies are dizzy
Joy hums from each piazza 
Two views of day's rot

The hydrant founts glee
No rain promised...

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Categories: swelters, nature
Form: Haiku



Premium Member Fall Of Autumn


The deep south, confused summer, autumn's blight,
Nature's microwave is on overdrive,
Dog day noons, sultry dusk undress the night,
Escapist schemes, routes north relief, connive.

Red Indian drumbeats...

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Categories: swelters, autumn, change, imagery, nature, winter,
Form: Sonnet
Urban Heat
The city swelters 
mercury nearing 100 degrees
The crowds are really feeling the hear 
Steam rises from the street
As workers with shovels dig out the asphalt
Urban...

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Categories: swelters, seasons, urban, city, sky,
Form: Ballad
Lets start a fire
Lets start a fire for all the world to see 
The flames so bright they break the night and glisten gleefully

Lets start a fire to...

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Categories: swelters, adventure,
Form: Rhyme
The Trees
The pines turn brown,
and the needles fall,
the scrub jays are nesting,
to their loved ones they call.

The crisp morning air,
the heat of the day,
the rustling leaves...

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© Brynn Rose  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swelters, beauty, bird, earth, happy, nature, sunset,
Form: Rhyme
Ghetto Blues
Children here have the life-span of flies
But leave no Where flies squat a trail of sickness
Breeds in the sharing of their space
The same agony of...

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Categories: swelters, black african american,
Form: Verse
Jasmine
Lost in her oasis
The contours of her skin
Desire swelters
Bathing sun glazed sin

A portrait of beauty
Temptation frames her back
An hourglass of divinity
Her sweet innocence intact

Autumn is...

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Categories: swelters, love, passion,
Form: Quatrain
Sunlit Remembrances
Clouds block the sun
        in the afternoon
but the cloud cover
       breaks about...

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Categories: swelters, imagination, nature, peace, city,
Form: Free verse
Sigh
If I sigh I will bleed
And if I bleed something will cry
I would rather it swelters in the undying heat, 
ice in the brazen freeze,...

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Categories: swelters, sad,
Form: I do not know?