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Best Swerved Poems

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


pun with eggs
Benedict was tired, he’d been driving all day.  
This was his last delivery, 2 tonnes of eggs delivered to Safeway.  
The kid came...

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Categories: swerved, fun, humor,
Form: Rhyme



Sweetest Love Note
One night a guy & a girl were
driving home from the movies. The
boy sensed there was
something wrong because of the painful
silence they shared between them
that...

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Categories: swerved, black african american, death, life, loss,
Form: Narrative
When I Leave This World
Inspired by the song "Last Kiss" by Pearl Jam


You had just gotten your first car, a 1957 Chevrolet Bel-Air,
We were only seventeen years old and...

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Categories: swerved, car, death, lost love, mystery, sad
Form: Couplet
Golden Horse Ride
The oncoming truck swerved into my lane
And there was not enough time for veering
But I was suddenly relieved from the pain
By a golden horse with...

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Categories: swerved, horse, journey,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member Hyacinth
The winged god Zephyrus, handsome and graceful
gently flapped his wings, gliding across the meadows.
His eyes fell on naked youths splashing at play
in the sparkling water...

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Categories: swerved, jealousy, love,
Form: Epic



Worming the Cat and Dog
Once again it’s Saturday; the day when footy reigns supreme.
The Dogs are up against the Cats, the premier favoured team,
but I’ve got no doubts the...

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Categories: swerved, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Nineteen-Seventies
I was newly thirteen when the seventies took me underwing,
then married and grown when they creased inside time’s fold.

I was not attracted to those scholastic...

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Categories: swerved, emotions, growing up, music, poetry,
Form: Bio
My Awakening
A far off memory that's like a scattered dream..
...a scattered dream that's like a far of memory..
..I want to line the pieces up...

Yours...

And mine

Let me...

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Categories: swerved, birth, father, god, identity, memory, youth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member When I Consider Life Without You
When I Consider Life

As a baby, I was laying in my bassinet when a rifle bullet was shot through
 our living room window and passed...

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Categories: swerved, blessing, dedication,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member When I Consider Life With YOU
When I Consider Life Without You

As a baby, I was laying in my bassinet when a rifle bullet was shot through  our living room...

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Categories: swerved, appreciation, blessing, devotion,
Form: Narrative
The Story of Samson
The Story of Samson (Judges chapters 13-16):

Samson the strong and mighty Nazarite.
Defending God's people was his apatite.
In the presence of his enemies he would laugh.
He...

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Categories: swerved, bible,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member On A Dark, Dark Halloween Night
In a Dark, Dark room, on Halloween Night, when the fun was finally done.
When the veil between worlds is so very thin, after the sun...

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Categories: swerved, absence, angst, anniversary, bereavement, child, halloween,
Form: Light Verse
Memorial Day Tribute
Memorial Day Tribute

Memories of the Men and Women, who served,
Emotional tributes so well deserved.
Moments of solitude with thoughts preserved,
Outpours of love so vividly observed.
Revolutions of...

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Categories: swerved, appreciation, celebration, dedication, freedom, hero, how
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Dragon meets Wolf Creek Pass
Dragon Meets Wolf Creek Pass
(Inspired by CW McCalls’ song ‘Wolf Creek Pass’)

On a trip to see Dragons’ friend Drag, way out… in Texas…
Crossing the plains,...

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Categories: swerved, adventure, fantasy, fun, funny, humorous, imagination,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Unsinkable Titanic
'Twas claimed Titanic was unsinkable.
 
   To think otherwise was unthinkable!

      Alas, she met her fate,

  ...

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Categories: swerved, boat,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Maria has Gone
Maria has Gone

She has gone
She has left
Maria is no more
She has no use for players
She has no use for Juan or his slayers

Adam is caught
In...

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Categories: swerved, beauty, character, dance, humanity, imagery, love,
Form: Lyric
I Remember
I hold three magic rocks, in my hand
Rolling them over and over and over
Leaving this reality behind, far behind

Where am I? What’s happening to me?...

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Categories: swerved, mysteryme, light, body, light, magic, may,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Being Green Is Not The Easiest Thing
Let's Have Some Fun Contest
Sponsor: Casarah Nance

I'll admit being green is not the easiest thing, 
    a frog looks very silly in...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swerved, giggle, green, silly,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Wife with Flavored Eyes
One moment she was teasing him. He turned
his head. Sweet eyes that twinkled testified
that she adored him. Then his stomach churned!
A deer appeared from the...

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Categories: swerved, wife,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member BARNSTORMING HEART
49 years past; a puppy was bought, picked up out of his pen on a pet shop floor;
he had honey brown eyes & an inquisitive...

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Categories: swerved, adventure, memory, pets,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I Just Can Not Win
There was a day, oh so clear… I took my newly trained dog for a walk.
Just as I left the house… a rabbit came by,...

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Categories: swerved, adventure, dog, family, funny, life, me,
Form: Rhyme
HEADLIGHTS ON DARK ROADS
HEADLIGHTS ON DARK ROADS

Timid tentative tap on her door at midnight
as she lay expectantly in suspense and the hope
that he would defy all obstacles to...

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Categories: swerved, for him, love, nostalgia,
Form: Narrative
Evelyn McHale
This is an elegy for a famous suicide from New York in the 1940's whose glamorous death photo was in Life Magazine. - Chris Reilley


EVELYN...

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Categories: swerved, culture, history, suicide, truth, , memorial,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Slinky and Highway Truth
I woke in the backseat ‘cause sleeping is what I did - -
I hid when we had a many state, family vacation drive.
Daddy said that...

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Categories: swerved, car, funny, scary,
Form: Lyric
Women Drivers
Bloody women drivers! They’re a curse upon the road,
yeah those bloody women drivers, near make me damn explode…
now I’ll give you one example of just...

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Categories: swerved, humor,
Form: Rhyme