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Best Swiftest Poems

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


Two Spirits Watching The Ocean Of Turmoil
Life is like being a passenger on a luxury ocean liner 
 That is sails across a Sea of Turmoil.
 Passengers feel safe by putting...

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Categories: swiftest, boat, corruption, life, recovery from, spiritual,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member He Walked Midnight Sands, In Deserts Of Black Light
He Walked Midnight Sands, In Deserts Of Black Light

He walked midnight sands, in deserts of black light
along old ghostly trails with shadows glowing bright 
Never...

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Categories: swiftest, art, dark, death, halloween, horror, imagination,
Form: Sonnet
The Poet Worthy of Praise
He or she who can put pen to paper	
And write words for all to cherish and savour,
Who can touch the heart and fire the mind
And...

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Categories: swiftest, artwords,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Darkness Where Now Poe And Raven Reside, Part Five
Darkness Where Now Poe And Raven Reside,
(Part Five) - Of Six Total

Among the hideous, Poe's great love stood
Annabel, her beauty shining so well
Wretched souls glaring,...

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Categories: swiftest, art, dark, death, dedication, fantasy, sorrow,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Haunted Highlands

Deep within the highland mists, white heather, bright adorning,
     I last beheld those flaring eyes, though tender as the borning.

I'd gone...

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Categories: swiftest, fantasy, passion, spiritual,
Form: Couplet



Premium Member What it really means
A day when everything goes your way 
   I must be doing something wrong

when you do everything on your checklist
   Haven't...

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Categories: swiftest, day, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Once a Leopard
Blackbirds and undulate bush
Trapped in time's tapestry--
The fluid hide of the big leopard
Who leapt on cushioned feet
Once to race the swiftest
Scents in the wind-- A...

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Categories: swiftest, animal,
Form: Free verse
I HOPED IT WAS A DREAM
It was the first nightmare I had awake
With chills,  fear replaced the blood in my veins
I searched for death and through the swiftest means
But...

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Categories: swiftest, fear,
Form: Cinquain
Bird of Prey
Bird of Prey

On Banyon Lake, where waterfowl dwell,
The night was tranquil and held no fear.
Until came a sound ascended from Hell.
I heard a menacing cry...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swiftest, bird, fear, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member THE QUEEN MARY
A floating grand duchess of her time,
Moored and held captive, by chains of elegance.
The great lady, holds her head up high, with prides honor,
Befitting such...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swiftest, adventure, history, inspirational, international, mystery, travel,
Form: Free verse
Through the Gospel
The folds have heard his gentle voice,
In which I was yet to hear.
They say it is still and small;
A sound to comfort the tiers.
Had I...

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Categories: swiftest, faith, gospel, identity, pain, peace, religion,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Fate of the Faithful
Fate of the Faithful

The orb of light that once shone through
Confounding the darkness permeating time;
Now the boiling pot of a dark brew
Of a sinful repulsive...

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Categories: swiftest, christian, confusion, religion, spiritual, truth,
Form: Quatrain
THERE'S NO ESCAPE FROM CERTAIN THINGS
Checking the lights on the dashboard when they flash and stay red:
it's the oil that needs to be changed or the engine that requires
maintenance, and...

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Categories: swiftest, food, funny, mother, urban, work, easter,
Form: Rhyme
THE FALL OF THE EMPIRE
THE FALL OF THE EMPIRE



The empire of the empyrean
Is swallowing up the remains of our day
While we rebuild our empty sandcastle walls

And outrun the swiftest...

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Categories: swiftest, life, time,
Form: Imagism
IMPERMANENCE
IMPERMANENCE


Nothing seems to last more than a blink
From seconds to  millennia - just think: 

Sunsets   most fleeting
Chocolate you are eating
Ice-cubes in coke...

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Categories: swiftest, funny
Form: Imagism
Tower of Babel
Spiral tower stretches towards the sky
Higher than swiftest bird will fly
But even on the top if you lie
You will not necessarily go to heaven after...

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Categories: swiftest, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme
BULLETS IN THE SOUP POT
BULLETS IN THE SOUP POT
I
BEFORE THE MIRROR
Sometimes, I sit on my sofa
Pondering on why war, poverty, hatred
and anguish has become a comforting bliss.
They say life...

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Categories: swiftest, depression, fear, hope, inspirational, life, love,
Form: Free verse
Such an Eerie Sound to be Heard
Such an Eerie Sound to Be Heard


Continuation of "Farewell" October 2008.


The night has come upon us,
The fog is rolling in,
Crickets have stopped their chirping,
IT's coming...

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Categories: swiftest, halloween, horror, imagination,
Form: Free verse
"Misty Moon"
In mid'st o'black o'night,
As crows did take to flight.
While foxes fury'd after coon,
Below mist shrouded moon.

In mid'st of whirlin' fog,
Atop soft fallen log.
Heard all did,
Such...

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Categories: swiftest, life
Form: Rhyme
Making Things Happen
Never lose hope because of what they say
Never be afraid of what intent they may lay
You have to be a man enough to wear the...

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© Simon Amu  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swiftest, courage, hope,
Form: Rhyme
STEPPING INTO SPRING
Bright and calm March sky,
eagles take the swiftest flights...
butterflies follow!...

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Categories: swiftest, seasons
Form: Haiku
broken wings
the world does now inherit
the turmoil of the wind
she blows in other places
that some may never find
when she whispers softly sighing
bringing sleep unsatisfied
taking dreams beyond...

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Categories: swiftest, faith, world,
Form: I do not know?
Happiness
Happiness does not dwell on flat ground, where ease prevails. It lives on the crests of craggy mountain peaks, in the nooks of valleys secret...

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Categories: swiftest, emotions, happiness, imagery, mountains,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Death
Death is seldom seen for what it is,
A necessary part of life;
Our appointment waits on the horizon,
And the slower our steps become the nearer it...

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© Tom Wright  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swiftest, death
Form: Free verse
THE TRIANGULAR PRIMS
The pyramids are the triangular prims of the Egyptian desert,
monumental in height, and unsurpassable in endurance...
works of the hands of the whip-lashed Hebrew slaves;
no grief-striken...

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Categories: swiftest, art, history, people, places, sea, seasons,
Form: Quintain (English)