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Best Swifts Poems

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


Four Swifts
Four Swifts
Live up to their name
As they dart and sail
On the late summer breeze

There's a delight 
In knowing I'm the only one
Who watches them
Up here,...

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Categories: swifts, nature
Form: Free verse



The Bleeding Sky
There’s a line of flapping, red-starred flags,
they wag their rags, as dogs wag their tails,
when the master’s home;

and the summer wind  taunts their linen
crease;...

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Categories: swifts, history, patriotic, remember,
Form: Verse
Premium Member My Zoo From A to Z
Alligators, Aardvarks; Arctic fox and hare. Also Armadillos and Asses will be there!

Bobcats, Beavers, Boars; One Blue whale will do! Bovines and a Booby (maybe...

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Categories: swifts,
Form: Abecedarian
Summers day
 
looking at the sky so blue, white distorted clouds,
all alone, nice and peaceful away from the crowds,

enjoying the silence, not being bothered, clouds rarely...

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© Roy Pett  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swifts, beautiful, summer,
Form: Couplet
In Golden Slumber
Rest now in golden slumber
                 As shadows fall away
Your...

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Categories: swifts, dream, Lullaby, sleep, song, sunset,
Form: Lyric



Seduction on a May evening
Glistening upon the dancing shadows
Of a sultry, sun kissed eve
Twenty shades of eternal green hew
And the purest of eye catching beauty
Which envelops a gently undulating...

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Categories: swifts, beautiful,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member SPRING OF SUBSTANCE
SPRING OF SUBSTANCE


Adorable word  drawing a rainbow of substance-- SPRING
Benumb snow-white cloak that drapes the earth,
charmed by strips of  golden spotlight above blue...

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Categories: swifts, environment, life, nature, seasons, spring, daffodils,
Form: Abecedarian
Cranes In Migration
Cranes fly miles 
During the winter 
Migrating birds 
Hoping to reach their destiny. 

Buzzards along the way 
Look for pigeons 
That seek to feasts and...

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Categories: swifts, nature
Form: Blank verse
Natures nest
How beautiful the sounds, sights of nature

In the distance alarm call of a cuckoo,

beautiful sound of summer Tanager

Blackbirds hopping around getting in a stew,

Acrobatics of...

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© Roy Pett  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swifts, appreciation, bird, nature, sound,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Unquotable quotes: Teachers - XXI
Unquotable quotes: Teachers – XXI

The pupil, the bitch and the walnut tree, the more the teacher beats them, the better they be.
In the old days,...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swifts, children, humor, parents, student, teacher,
Form: Epigram
Innerself
He swifts on by like a moon lighted night. 
He shines bright for a moment in time. 
His arm's always open with warmth. 
His smile...

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Categories: swifts, confusion, courage, dark, death, dedication, depression,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Fairies Stroke's Of Luck


Traipse taffaria fairies, comps citrine
fragrances, tis thirty orangey glean
plucked days hath November, foundation blend,
paints its labored autumns rests, well-earned friend.

Forbade naught tis these pristine fairies,...

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Categories: swifts, blessing, change, color, fantasy, growth, happiness,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member REPAST
Above
swifts feast and fly
mistles' munch snails nearby-
tea-time on the terrace, this hot
July....

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Categories: swifts, nature, places, social
Form: Cinquain
A haiku Anthology - Theme Summertime
wildflower meadow
as tall as a muntjac
cuckoo cuckooing
-
farmers haymaking
grasshoppers stridulating
don't touch a stinkbug
-
wood admiral glides
honeysuckle its host plant
humid the hot nights
-
warm is the river
fish rising leaping...

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Categories: swifts, june, nature, summer, sun, sunshine,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member PASTORAL harmony
Back and forth,
HIgh then low
Black swifts scythe below;
Beneath the vivid hue
Wide-set celestial blue.

Across the field
Buttercups fill my view with
Dung pats,dried,and fried in the sun; 
Cowslips...

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Categories: swifts, nature,
Form: Pastoral
Premium Member Somber Air

Wind swifts across the leaves that fall in the arid ground
Rain drops falls from the sky as bewailing your demise 
Dark clouds gloom the firmament...

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Categories: swifts, sad,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member Hummingbird
Thy swifts of season

a beauty evanescent...

sweet succulent love


   

  



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Categories: swifts, life, nature,
Form: Haiku
Breathtaking
Boulders glisten in snowy mounts
Roving ravens circle over the valley
Employing intuition to snatch prey
Amuck is their fear of starvation
Tall peaks don't offer anything
Hemlocks hide the...

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Categories: swifts, beauty, bird, nature, sun, winter,
Form: Acrostic
Far and Away

Scottish Pipe an drum beat
flatter th' musical reed 
tapping on one leg an feet  
swifts th' inner merciful heat
souls phase earth vibes hence
an jumped...

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Categories: swifts, love,
Form: Couplet
Cloistered
sweetest melody
sends chimney swifts cavorting~
novices confess

...

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Categories: swifts, adventure, devotion, faith, peace, religion,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member The Haunted House
Amid the glacial hills of central Maine
There stood forsaken, gray, an ancient farm,
Which always filled us with a vague alarm.
Atop the humpback ridge of a...

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Categories: swifts, horror, house, imagination, memory, mystery, scary,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Delightful King I Kiss
I sealed my eyes, let you stroll me unto beauty
Place my footsteps in your hands, on our departure 
Landing in smells of beauty and elegance
Plant...

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Categories: swifts, adventure, beauty, dream, magic, universe,
Form: Free verse
Spring Comes to Tuscany
Glory be to God for dappled things! 
Look, Mina, where the wanton wind 
is chasing the cloud shadows 
across the dale! They skip like hares!...

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Categories: swifts, seasons,
Form: Free verse
Farewell To An Old Friend
We sit at the old mayanda tavern
And harden with beer the blue of farewell.
The clouds are cold, dark and heavy,
The cold gathers her dew and...

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Categories: swifts, age, best friend, brother, change, farewell,
Form: Narrative
my child
Does she sleep is she to breath please dont awaken will on me; stay as you be
Only if you see the tears living me when...

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Categories: swifts, baby, child, confusion, how i feel,
Form: Concrete