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Best Swiftly Poems

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


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: swiftly, angst, fantasy, teen love,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member This Night
I’m driftwood, and I’m floating out to sea
as sun descends upon my home - the grove
of trees whose fragrance still remains with me.
And likewise, heaven’s...

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Categories: swiftly,
Form: Sonnet
Threshold of Madness
The cold hand of Winter swiftly approaches
Its icy breath paints frost on my window panes
Nearer my threshold, Death now encroaches  

Blood is slowly chilling...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swiftly, death, fear,
Form: Terzanelle
Slowly
Slowly 

 ever so slowly

 overcome with emotion

building up ever so effortlessly

   inside

passions burning ever so swiftly

reside

deep in my heart

sweet smells of your...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swiftly, love,
Form: Free verse
White Picket Fence
Featuring: Keith :)
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Fresh sand garments 
The Mental Colosseum floor
Self-infliction's--waging wars 
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~ AND THE POEM BEGINS ~

A mask, tiny holes
Breathing heavily
Dancing around my toes
Broad carbon steel
Safe...

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Categories: swiftly, adventure, art, beauty, body, bullying, conflict,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Ode to Autumn
Ode to Autumn 

Earth’s sphere of fire bids adieu to me
As dying embers gleam across the sea
In rare hues reflected by autumn trees,
Swirling in motion...

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Categories: swiftly, autumn, beauty, moon, nature, october, sea,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Goodbye Old Friends
Friends come and go, but some have passed me by
as swiftly as the sun that lights my days.
They wave goodbye; I give a little sigh.
It...

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Categories: swiftly, holiday, me,
Form: Sonnet
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: swiftly, nature,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Comes a Wind
Thirsting, thirsting. . . shriveled earth
suffocates in summer’s dearth,
yearns for rain clouds’ forthwith bursting:
Shriveled earth. . . thirsting, thirsting.

Browning, browning in their beds,
flowers parched hang...

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Categories: swiftly, nature, daffodils,
Form: Rhyme
Butterflies
BUTTERFLIES

Clouds passing by swiftly.
Like the desert sands,
tiny grains rest in my hand.
Here I lay peaceful on the ground.
My life finally reached its final strand.
Breathing faintly...

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Categories: swiftly, death, life, me, life, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member An Ebony Tether
A scarlet sun singes the edge of earth
as stillness swiftly spreads over the ground.
And receding rays give shadows their girth
swallowing the last lingering light found.

Twilight...

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Categories: swiftly, beautiful, imagery, imagination, nature, night,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Remembered In Thy Full Bloom,Collaboration by Robert J Lindley, Teppo Gren and Michael P Clark
Remembered In Thy Full Bloom 
A Collaboration By,
Robert Lindley, Teppo Gren
and  Michael P Clarke.


Thou art remembered in thy full bloom,
a rose grown within my...

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Categories: swiftly, art, creation, deep, devotion, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member will you catch me
If I should reach out, will you take my hand,
and hold me ‘til I reach that promised land?
Will you stay with me after tears have...

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Categories: swiftly, courage, depression, faith, loss, love,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member Are Flowers for Picking
Are Flowers for Picking?

I question myself,
silently standing beside
the quaint wooden kiosk 
in the centre of the square.
My eyes scan the freshly 
picked assortment of roses,...

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Categories: swiftly, flower,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Our Christmas Eve Dinner
'Twas our Christmas Eve dinner; we all had sat down
at the table to eat. Grandma couldn’t be found!
We children were fussing; Dad rose to his...

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Categories: swiftly, dad, humorous, mom, prayer,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member BUTTERFLIES
Butterflies

Clouds passing away swiftly.
Like the desert sand.
Laying peaceful on the ground.
Seeing the worlds silent stand.
Breathing faintly with no sound.
While my life slips back into Gods...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swiftly, adventure, fantasy, imaginationlife, me, life, me,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Night I Fell Like Rain

You had that future retro look:  two thousand seventeen,
There was a slow and sultry permanence, a little slouchy lean
As you eased out of the...

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Categories: swiftly, destiny, water, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Cloud - Recited
http://youtu.be/X5lfjFatgZU

Floating in the sky...
Changing patterns fill my eye...
What will you become?

Vagabond and wanderer...
Riding wind so high,
No matter where it blows.
You thumb your way to places
I...

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Categories: swiftly, me, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member You never know till you get to know
One dark night a saucer crashed;
the military quickly cleaned up the trash.
In the distance, what they didn’t see;
a thin, white face between the trees.

Once all...

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Categories: swiftly, funny, humor, humorous, imagination,
Form: Light Verse
Times Advances
Upon my tiptoes, I gaze through a window, the window of my mind. 
I pull back the curtain, peer from a partially drawn blind.

Before me...

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Categories: swiftly, fantasy, imagination,
Form: Classicism
Premium Member Bloody Feet Upon the Slab
That tiny pause to skirt the truth, half-reals you'd paraphrase,
The subtle softly spinning gyre of cunning in your gaze,
Vague reflections from your skin - a...

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Categories: swiftly, addiction, life, truth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The True Mother






“The True Mother”




What part of a heart
in another could one trust
when betrayal comes
like a silver bullet words and deeds
sharp piercing to burrow 
bleed out Life’s...

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Categories: swiftly, betrayal, imagery, love, mother daughter, psychological,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Time To Let You Go
Beneath the sunlit sky I see your face,
and in that moment you reveal your touch-
I feel the way you’ve mastered your embrace,
and through the night...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swiftly, emotions, lost love, passion,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member As Curtains Close
first step in my final journey 
stairway to universal consciousness 
celestial light lures
wonder captivates

life’s silent movie 
images rerun, stimulating recollections
no loved ones left behind
faint glimpses...

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Categories: swiftly, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Fickle Fate of Friendship
Did you think my friendship fickle,
thus deserving of the sickle
did you think that it would wither up and die?

Did you think my friendship faded
thus transforming...

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Categories: swiftly, appreciation, forgiveness, friendship, friendship love,
Form: Rhyme