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Best Swept Poems

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


Premium Member A Cathartic Weave Of Three

listen,
the whispers
of leaves
turn colour
autumn is here.

now that you are gone
who will wake every morn
to lift the sun
unveil the sky
etch in the clouds
who will paint the...

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Categories: swept, break up, celebration, devotion, earth, i
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Tell the Night to Hold Me

I made for you, a castle
     But I built it in the sand
        ...

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Categories: swept, forgiveness, heartbreak, heartbroken, lost love, love,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Courage of Youth, Battle of Ypres, Flanders Field
Courage of Youth, Battle of Ypres, Flanders Field
(A Tribute)

Tough as nails young man with a red right hand
red-fire and whiskey ran in his blood.
Courageous seed...

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Categories: swept, conflict, death, fate, sorrow, war, world
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member A girl named Sue
POTW 1 Oct 2018

Gossip about her
swept the school yard through
“Hey if you’ve got what it takes 
There’s this girl named Sue
For a pack of smokes
or...

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Categories: swept, angst, fantasy, teen love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Wind Whispers -----
Near the cliff's edge he stood
poised and composed. Wind swept dust
whirling salt mingling thyme,
tickling his half-clogged nose.
 
Seagulls screeching,
gliding, soaring, diving,
harbingers of electric storms.
 
A...

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Categories: swept, conflict, sad,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member The Library of Trust and Hope
The Library of Trust and Hope
The Bank of Trust and Hope

(Cant decide on title, so feel free to pick or suggest one)

She was all but...

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Categories: swept, analogy, garden, growth, happiness, philosophy, trust,
Form: Light Verse
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: swept, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Inside my head- for contest
Hello there, do please come inside- no need to wipe your feet
excuse the mess, I fear you'll find it isn't very neat.
This place is always...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swept, feelings,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I Love
I Love . . .

to snuggle in my bed, no one around,
the purring of my cat the only sound.
And whether near a window streaming light
or...

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Categories: swept, books,
Form: Rhyme
Gone Forever
Here I sit amongst the long grasses and the reed,
in a solitary place, where my breath is freed,
on an Indian Summer's evening on the lake...

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Categories: swept, autumn, nature, sky, summer, water, weather,
Form: Rhyme
Beauty and the Beast
~Chasing Bigfoot~

Across the Bayou Waters
Into vast trails of wilderness
I follow a sound, a sullen scent  
---footprints

He was out there,
hairy large and in charge

Drugs under...

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Categories: swept, adventure, animal, beautiful, cool, imagination, sensual,
Form: Epic
Premium Member A Whisper on the Wind
I was a gentle whisper upon the wind

That swept over the green valleys

I climbed the height of the highest mountain

And murmured softly as I descended...

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Categories: swept, nature,
Form: Personification
Premium Member A Question of Love
Loves promenades towards emptiness
	longing is a void
darkness of a million universes
where mythical black holes
chant of timeless desires

Yearning for carnal eternity
where candles never die


Two of us
	never...

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Categories: swept, beauty, heart, introspection, passion, philosophy, wine,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Feverish Fear - A Visual Video Poem - in collaboration with Victor Buhagiar
POTD 13 March 2019

Welcome! - We are excited to release our very first Visual Video Poem. 

(I trust you will enjoy the complete production effects...

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Categories: swept, courage, evil, faith, fear,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Can We Be Strangers
the holes in the walls are all patched
and the plaster is dry
the broken glass is swept away
or turned to sand

I only want that when I...

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© P.S. AWTRY  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swept, divorce, forgiveness,
Form: Free verse
A Former Great Nations Squandered Wealth I
Swept up into piles; everywhere 
Abouts; in collected heaps all 
Around.              ...

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Categories: swept, philosophy, senses,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Fragile
Tenderly ...
As if robin's eggs ...
I consider the brittle fragments of her heart,
Cupped in my tarnished Tin Man hands ...
Not taking for granted the entrustment...

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Categories: swept, life, metaphor, wisdom, , cute,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Black Powder
I lived in such a pretty home,
A spotless home I kept,
But somehow, from a place unknown,
Through every crack, black powder crept,
However much I swept.

On every...

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Categories: swept, dark, future, horror,
Form: Ballad
The Sea-Man's Return
Swept away
the last colour 
of sunset,
Ocean in his eyes,
winds  and waves
the sea-man loved.

Forever gone
the late-song
of night birds,
crushed corals,
sand and rocks
the sea-man loved.

Blown afar
the harvest...

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Categories: swept, happiness, lost love, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Amid the Jagged Shadows
"Amid the jagged shadows of mossy leafless boughs; " 

                                Samuel Taylor...

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Categories: swept, blue, granddaughter, loneliness, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Wind
When it left the Arctic it was as a wild angry wind
that stormed its way across the ice bound Arctic ocean.
Blowing the snow clad icebergs...

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Categories: swept, nature, wind,
Form: Personification
Premium Member The Maid of Orleans
Reflecting in her garden sits a winsome little maid;
She holds a purple flower like the circlet that she made
And wrapped about her braids to grace...

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Categories: swept, christian, conflict, courage, england, history,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member At Heaven's Gate - Parts 1 and 2
PART 1:          THE MEETING

Alone one night neath lantern light, I trudged a weary mile.
Forlorn, I went...

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Categories: swept, fantasy,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member First Love
The clouds were cumulus, which swept the sky above our field.
You and I were happy then. Beneath those clouds we reeled.
Oh, to be there once...

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Categories: swept, first love,
Form: Rhyme
WAVE INTO YOU
I was the one with the color-blue eyes, 
you were the wind on the sea. 
Of all the oceans tossed by your kiss 
why did...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swept, desire, kiss, love, metaphor, ocean, romance,
Form: Rhyme