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Best Swerves Poems

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Premium Member Calligraphy
Up and down as it overlooks
the open book
freefalling so
but where to go?

Embellish each page, one by one
where words will run,
of written swerves,
artistic curves

By quill that...

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Categories: swerves, on writing and words,
Form: Verse



Premium Member THE WHITE DOE AND THE RIVER OF LIFE
Comes a white doe, quaint sight, a wandering,
Murmurs, her head swerves about, hesitates,
A snow owl offering sky, pondering,
Nimbles green herbs with care, then elevates,

Hooves paves...

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Categories: swerves, allegory, animal, friendship, imagination, life, nature,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member pick up truck
pick up truck
speeds down the road...
johnson grass lies down

pick up truck
leans on curves...
driven by hunger

pick up truck
swerves into parking space...
Olive Garden  ...

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Categories: swerves, food,
Form: Senryu
Analyzer
A meeting through obscure means,developed into friendship a bond was hit but short lived,of which in hindsight an highlight. You opted out of the path...

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Categories: swerves, friend,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member RIDE OF A LIFETIME
RIDE OF A
LIFETIME

A roller-coaster catches my eye in flash 
B eguiling me to run bullet fast...
C hequered spiking thrill press my spine
D ancing stars shoot...

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Categories: swerves, adventure, games, happy, imagery,
Form: Abecedarian



Through night
Through night
It is a flight
Hard to see where it leads
Along the way, stars come to be
Lighten
The path
Swerves through a sea
Of rocks and lands of ice
Unfamiliar...

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Categories: swerves, inspirational, life, visionary,
Form: Cinquain
Cautiously Caught My Eye
Cautiously Caught My Eye

This saying cautiously caught my eye;
Should never let a poor dead horse lie
Not a sound,
Made around;
Go ahead and bury him and then...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swerves, allegory, analogy,
Form: Limerick
The Swelling Boomerang
Four scores and seventy 
ingrained in blood stained garments
ancestors still rumbling in their graves
impatient souls lamenting their years 
pages kept turning
pens are writing
and the story...

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Categories: swerves, courage, wisdom,
Form: Dramatic monologue
The drunken pen

The drunken pen dips and swerves around curves on paper. Paper for the purpose of writing things—thoughts a pen brings. My cursive swings, wild and...

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© James Tate  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swerves, allegory,
Form: Free verse
Traffic woes
As I sat drumming my fingers in the traffic,
My mind running through my to-do list,
A motorist cut me off, wily and quick,
Patience ran thin and...

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Categories: swerves, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Stevie Wonder
When "The lightening Strikes",and we hear a "Powerful Thunder","Our minds and hearts envision,and think of all the "Great Songs"sung by "The Creative Artist"named "Stevie Wonder!...

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Categories: swerves, 12th grade, 3rd grade, africa, allah,
Form: Ballad
Life Lessons
He floats and curves
   And sways and swerves.
   Never to balk.
   The red-tail Hawk.
     ...

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Categories: swerves, bird, discrimination, hate, racism,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member COVERED WITH FUR
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so many frigid clouds
so many dangling drooping dippers
on this icy, icy night of paper, powder and pearl…
she gushes out from the night blanket,
cats and tigers...

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Categories: swerves, seasons, spacenight, night,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Im Thankful Im a WOMAN- Womans Day Celebration
I’m thankful that I’m a woman
With the power to beguile
With charm at my fingertips
And bewitchment in my smile

I’m proud to be a woman
Of genders the...

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Categories: swerves, woman, woman,
Form: Quatrain
' Geometry To Me ... '
You, Man … Are The Angles
To My Curves
Hard and Sharp Corners
To My Circular-Swerves

You Are Exact
To My Abstract
You Are Algebra
To My Pre-School Math

You Are Calculus
To My...

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Categories: swerves, allegory, education, happiness, introspection, life, love,
Form: Light Verse
Ode to Ustad, the Celebrity Tiger
Ode to Ustad, the Celebrity Tiger


Is it true Ustad , you’ve divided humans?
Is it true, you killed all the four humans?
Is it true, you are...

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Categories: swerves, addiction, celebrity, pets,
Form: Ode
Marble Eyes

Somehow among the hidden leaves of time
when quietude swerves on a road
leading me to reach for waning hours,
there is a lush of evening's breath
panting inside...

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Categories: swerves, metaphor,
Form: Lyric
Killshot
‘I am coming for everything they said I could not have’

I am going to kill you with my kindness
Moving forward I cuddled myself with my...

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© Mark Frank  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swerves, destiny, education, love,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member Surrender Value
I used to fancy that I was punctual. 
But on two occasions, I happened 
To be late—to my lectures.
I was a latecomer, in other words.
I...

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© Ram R. V.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swerves, fun,
Form: Free verse
DUI
It was a dark, snowy night,
My blurry eyesight,

I'm just trying to get from point a to B
But I can barely see,

I can hardly walk, talk,...

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© Eden Ryan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swerves, car, dark, drink, grief, pain, winter,
Form: Rhyme
Me
My body is full of chasms   
Lumps and abnormalities 
Big and round in the middle 
Nothing wrong with a dimple 
It is simple...

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Categories: swerves, body,
Form: ABC
Seven For Chaos And Order--Home

Road rage at starlit dusk, curdling like grilled blood
When noise of a hurried pack swerves with screams;
The freeway transforms into a  jail of time-muggers
As...

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© Noel Onat  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swerves, confusion, silence,
Form: Verse
Wave Alone
Resist putting the clamps on thoughts of a sick demeanor
Let them flow uninhibited by malice, shame or pride
Watch them slink and diffuse and leave the...

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© Rob Browne  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swerves, beauty, nature, night,
Form: ABC
When I got Stabbed
                        ...

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© Evin cruz  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swerves, life, car, mom, me, voice, car,
Form: ABC
Premium Member OBSERVE AND OUTSMART
OBSERVE AND OUTSMART

The circle looks expectantly
Chairs shuffle their feet 
One speaks reluctantly
No eyes meet
I observe
My eyes shift and tic in unison
Chair swerves
Unvoluntarily rests upon
Someone's tense...

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Categories: swerves, anxiety, appreciation, body, i am, mental
Form: Rhyme