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Best Swiftness Poems

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


Premium Member Of Treasures Sought, Diving For Forbidden Dark Pearls
Of Treasures Sought, Diving For Forbidden Dark Pearls

I shall weave you, dear reader, words true and sincere
tho' will not be as great as those woven...

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Categories: swiftness, beauty, dedication, emotions, life, lost love,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Turner Lane 1949
Infinite days still linger
in country lane of heavenly delight,
where we tasted the freshness of life
or was it all, just a game?
It seemed so perfect there
before...

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Categories: swiftness, nostalgia,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member SUPERBOWL SUNDAY

There’s a new American Holiday, guess what it is my football loving friends,
It’s a classical sport of champions, where helmet headed, game geared
Warriors challenge raw...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swiftness, adventure, conflict, football, history, imagination, sports,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE DOLPHIN
Beneath the illumination of the elliptical moon,
Within the cove of diamond bay, waves gently sway
Back and forth, under the oceans clarity of the big blue,
As...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swiftness, animal, beauty, imagery, inspirational, nature, ocean,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE OLD WEST
Lord what I'd give to go back in time.
Meet historical legends Wyatt Earp,
 Or Jessie James, let them leap off 
The written page, and live...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swiftness, death, fantasy, freedom, imagination, inspirational, life,
Form: Free verse



' He's Company ... '
‘ He’s Company ! … ’


He’s Not Down With Misery
 and Not Out with The In(flated)-Crowds
But He’s Up On Lady Liberty …
Laughing, New York-Minute, Out...

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Categories: swiftness, allegory, business, fantasy, funny, imagination, lifeeducation,
Form: Light Verse
Ireti
i dip my pen into the ocean of helpless
fluids searching for hopeful cravings
and my blood has rippled in a thousand torrents of expectations...

but do you...

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Categories: swiftness, 2nd grade,
Form: ABC
Darkness
Darkness falls all around thee
All around me the midnight comes
Rolling in with swiftness and greed
Consuming me completely and to the fullest
I welcome the cold and...

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Categories: swiftness, angst, nature, visionary, peace, me, peace,
Form: I do not know?
A Firefighter One Might See

A little girl I stand, awakened early morning hour.
The sound of shuffles preparing, for coffee one will scour.

Muffled voice all too familiar, for only one...

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Categories: swiftness, angel, dad, dedication, family, father, hero,
Form: Rhyme
Fight Club
De'ron " The Cron" Issacs,
In the best shape of his career,
ripped, the world champion,
through adversity he'd persevere.
Never tasting defeat, 
king of the streets,
beating the opposition,
by...

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Categories: swiftness, fantasy
Form: Free verse
Einstein's Waves
Is space-time a fabric that stretches and strains,
like a grass harp ruffling across the great plains,
when the force of a huge body in motion
makes waves...

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Categories: swiftness, eulogy, science, sky, space, stars, truth,
Form: Verse
That Passenger
Like the best part of a dubstep song
I feel the slip slip and drop then it's gone
Like when we got it on with a double...

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Categories: swiftness, angst, dark, death, how i feel,
Form: Alliteration
Award Winning Poem
Award winning poem crafted with precision, 
From the finest word smith's concoction, 
To capture the readers eye, 
And move them to agree with I, 

Every...

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Categories: swiftness, art, on writing and words,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Thoughts Of Time
Thoughts Of Time
Written: by Tom Wright
1-12-2009

Time’s habitual swiftness 
Has lain my majority year’s waste.

In youth, I envisioned my block of time
As belonging to me, and...

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© Tom Wright  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swiftness, time,
Form: Free verse
LONELY BIRD
It’s time now to leave my lovely, lonely bird
Bravely soar, your sad songs should be heard
Born in the hail of a horrific hurricane
Harboring hallowed cries...

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© Judith S   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swiftness, freedom,
Form: Alliteration
The Secret Life of Horses
We rose from primal stew and God’s full blooming tree—
We grew tall, strong and brave – wild as the wind we ran.
Our fear and swiftness...

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© Glen Enloe  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swiftness, cowboy-western, pets
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member In Honor of the Bride and Groom
How may I describe the enchanting bride?
As my raven haired beautiful child who
has matured into a lovely young woman;
exuding charm and grace and the
sensibilities of...

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Categories: swiftness, daughter, dedication, love, weddingnature, leaving, love,
Form: Free verse
NEBUCHADNEZZAR THE KING OF BABYLON
Nebuchadnezzar his royal highness
Engulfed by the abundance of his sight,
Once mused himself to the madness
Which arose from the pride of his heart:
"Is this not the...

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Categories: swiftness, pride,
Form: Rhyme
A LETTER TO MOTHER NATURE
A letter to Mother Nature 
Dear Mother Nature 
Outer beauty is a gift, inner beauty is an accomplishment, and I want them 
both
Lend me your...

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Categories: swiftness, girl, life, me,
Form: I do not know?
Amber Coloured Rivers
The rolling farmlands
That feeds our tribal children alike
And fertile vineyards abound
A tawny of sapphire seas
A prodigious floral kingdom
Amber coloured rivers
That plunge into an ocean
Of mercurial...

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Categories: swiftness, dedication, tribute,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member One Birthday
Birthdays will come, ...We can't make them go
Some filled with excitement, some simply ho-hum
Others we dread, because they remind us
Of the swiftness of years, that...

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Categories: swiftness, birthday, me,
Form: Narrative
Shatter the shell and raise the swell
shatter the shell and raise the swell
the crispness and swiftness of a  southeaster fell
battered blue lips craving summers breast
the raspberry round,the milk,the nest

an inner...

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Categories: swiftness, desire,
Form: Rhyme
salt and spice
salt and spice,
I love her smiles,
each time i gaze at her sight,
i feel high in style.

Salt and spice,
my heart and my mind,
my love my life,
spice...

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Categories: swiftness, caregiving, heart, heart, love,
Form: Acrostic
Ebola
Ebola
By Linda Hays-Gibbs
A horrible deathly disease has spread 
With terrible swiftness and silent dread
Our people with frantic astonishment seek
Why does our government seem so weak
Not...

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Categories: swiftness, africa, body, caregiving, death, feelings, grief,
Form: Ballad
A Wandering Man
Indignant the words of one’s salvation, consumed by the solitude within
Here in the bowels of our existence, and the inspiration of its moral servitude. ...

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Categories: swiftness, absence, beautiful, conflict, depression,
Form: Ballad