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Best Swigging Poems

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


ON THE ROCKS
Whiskey on the rocks, advised by my doc
combats dementia, so bring on the blocks
no need for a glass;  I'll have me the bottle
with a...

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Categories: swigging, humorous,
Form: Rhyme



After the Ball
  Confetti collecting 
on strawberry blondes
swigging champagne
from the dusk 
till the dawn,
Sleeping in corners
where ever they fall,
like sad
Cinderellas
too long
 at the 
Ball....

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Categories: swigging, funny,
Form: Couplet
Alcohol Love---Family Fear
Push and shove
Punch and hit
Throwing a bad violent fit
Never knowing what you did
Because the liquor left it hid
Remembering is hard to do
When it takes control...

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Categories: swigging, abuse, child, fear,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Man of the People
Let’s find a new leader from Eton or Harrow
where tailcoats are long and perspectives are narrow,
a man of the masses from wood-panelled halls,
a silver-spooned voice...

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Categories: swigging, humorous, political,
Form: Rhyme
Wendy, Darling

Wendy, Darling
	Was a wretched little wench
	With a flask of whiskey
	Clasped in her fist
	And took to a swigging
	More often
	Than the lost boys ever knew

Wendy, Darling
	Was a...

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Categories: swigging,
Form: Free verse



Well if you insist
Well if you insist

I am not the color of my skin or the clothes on my back.  
I am not who or what you...

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Categories: swigging, africa, brother, father, identity, mother, son,
Form: Abecedarian
Harry Potter Fan
Flying on a broomstick, taking the Knight Bus
Arriving on the platform without any fuss
Visiting Warner Brothers for a fan was a must
In the magic and...

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Categories: swigging, adventure, children, fantasy, film, kids, magic,
Form: Rhyme
Country Craziness
Getting rowdy--really loud
Hanging with your country crowd
Having fun with lots of laughter
Nothing seems to really matter
Watching sports and swigging bears
All your troubles disappear
Jukebox playing favorite...

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Categories: swigging, dance, fun, music,
Form: Rhyme
Vampiric Swig
Blood, divine and sweet,
Swigging on vampiric tastes,
Victims, screams and bleats....

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Categories: swigging, dark, evil, fantasy, red, write,
Form: Haiku
yellow dress
if i woke up from
on the kitchen table
and saw her standing
there at the fridge
pouring tomato juice
into her bloody mouth,
wearing nothing
but that yellow dress
she cut in...

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Categories: swigging, adventure, allegory, death, devotion, faith, life,
Form: Blank verse
God Over Us
God over us 
like hard rock covering land mollusks,
shielding them 
from tropic sun
 (like hell raging on Gomorrah)
and velvety ocean breeze 
carrying salt to season...

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Categories: swigging, confusion, faith, philosophy, religion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member How To Start A Fight
My wife and I were sitting at our table at her high school reunion.
She kept staring at a drunken man swigging his drink all alone....

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Categories: swigging, husband, wife, high school,
Form: Rhyme
Last Light, With Her By The Library
Inside fleshy walls, wallowing in youth,
lava coarses corrosive through peeled licorice
onward, fleeing the thundering stone
vacillating at the center of a man slugging
elderberry wine, to become...

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Categories: swigging, longing,
Form: Free verse
House Party
I have my first cider

Look at you
Swanning around like you own the place
Swigging your drink

I have my second cider

Your fancy talk
You brag all the time,...

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Categories: swigging, confusion, life, people, social
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member MORE FAMILY STORIES recited
RITES OF PASSAGE
Each Christmas we all gathered there,
‘Aunt Clare, has more room ,after all’ with
her trestled tables and chair.
Grown-ups swigging their brown bottled ale,
young-uns, lemonade...

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Categories: swigging, childhood, family,
Form: Bio
Premium Member The Homebrewed Sourtoe Cocktail
Written on January 26, 2020
By Gail DeBole

Drink up daredevils!
It’s not a joke.
The human toe in your drink 
Is not just taking a soak. 

It’s challenged...

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Categories: swigging, adventure, drink, humor, humorous, silly,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Layman's Wishes
Long ago in Northern England there was a big lake of heavenly nectar. The lake was called 'Love'. One day Layman was going along the...

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Categories: swigging, love,
Form: Didactic
semi-sail
the rig sails on
the captain at the wheel
steel billowed crosswinds
and Willie's gruff twang

come back...maybe not flip-flop 
rigs riggin' is sailin', movin'
waving goodbye to yesterday
I'm a...

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© Goode Guy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swigging, adventure, life, on work and working,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member CHRISTMAS PAST
Each Christmas we all gathered there,
‘Aunt Clare, has more room ,after all’ with
her trestled tables and chair.
Grown-ups swigging their brown bottled ale,
young-uns, lemonade with paper...

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Categories: swigging, childhood,
Form: Bio
Deadly Drinking Brings Her Home
Not caring what people think
She just takes another drink
Stronger than the one before
She is swigging more and more
Trying to drown all the pain
From the sight...

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Categories: swigging, death, family, feelings,
Form: Rhyme
SEQUESTERED IN THE SUMMER FOUND IN THE FALL don't forget your pink ribbon
        SEQUESTERED IN THE SUMMER FOUND IN THE FALL

Me and Mary once went out for a ride upon...

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Categories: swigging, deathsummer, me, summer, cancer,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member RITES OF PASSAGE
Each Christmas we all gathered there,
‘Aunt Clare, has more room ,after all’ with
her trestled tables and chair.

Grown-ups swigging their brown bottled ale,
young-uns, lemonade with paper...

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Categories: swigging, family, nostalgia,
Form: Verse
Premium Member TWIST MY TONGUE FOR POETRY CONTEST


Sister Susie swigged seven Sangria's,
Seven Sangria's sister Susie swigged.
Swigging seven Sangria's was so stupid -
Susie’s severely sozzled her twin sister twigged!

1/17/20
...

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Categories: swigging, drink, humor,
Form: Rhyme
SEQUESTERED IN THE SUMMER FOUND IN THE FALL dedicated to those who fell
        SEQUESTERED IN THE SUMMER FOUND IN THE FALL by phree!

Me and Mary once went out for a...

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Categories: swigging, angstsummer, me, summer, cancer,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member the lifestyle of mister rich man
                  a life of reilly(he sure is living...

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Categories: swigging, humor, perspective, tribute,
Form: I do not know?