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Best Swims Poems

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


Premium Member The Swan
The Swan 

Feathers floating in the wind
Perform in slow motion,
Each drift into the shadows of yesterday
She is not me -- She is not you!

A theme,...

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Categories: swims, beautiful, romantic, wife,
Form: Free verse



Love's Lament
She lovingly smiles at him each evening
dressed in palest silk, a gossamer gown,
brushed with hints of silverdust shadows.
Her shapely fullness casts a womanly glow
across his...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swims, desire, moon, sea,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Fire-Water Dance - Haiku


saffron sun flames sky
melted gold joins blue riffles -
sunset swims to shore




Susan Ashley
August 20, 2017



~ Fifth Place ~
Premiere Contest: Best Haiku Ever Old Or New
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Categories: swims, beach, nature, sunset,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Home is Where the Heart Is






"Home is Where the Heart Is"



Savages 
behind closed doors
Civilised 
but wild animals
sharpening claws
Humanity 
tries to escape itself
can’t run away 
from finding
"TRUE HOME"
behind closed doors
Now opening...

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Categories: swims, freedom, imagery, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member What Holds More Resplendent Gifts Of The Great And Vast Beyond
What Holds More Resplendent Gifts Of The Great And Vast Beyond

Seas of poetry orations, I once took my swims
being strong in spirit, stouter in heart...

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Categories: swims, art, creation, dedication, inspiration,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member At Cusp of Dawn
Mystical Moon, languidly adrift in pallid glory,
is holding night court, clad in gold silk sarong.
Ruling her astral kingdom, amusing with a story
about a cow and...

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Categories: swims, moon, sun,
Form: Rhyme
Songs From A Sated Heart
Scents of love hover and linger 

entwined with the autumn wind

long past the morning chill

wrapping me in your comfort and warmth

a taste of honey remains

...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swims, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Baby's A Star - So Sublime
(Verse One)

My baby's a star, you know
She swims in a sea of suns
Giggles at my balmy puns
That's why I love her
Fits like a glove, her

My...

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Categories: swims, love, metaphor, romance,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Companions
  
Tiny boardwalk along the Halifax River
Waiting to see what “catch” nature will deliver

Royal Palms’ fronds rustle in fall’s gentle breeze
No noisy distractions from...

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Categories: swims, bird, fishing, nature,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Field at Sunset

Here is a flowered field laid before me.
So vast and green,
it shimmers
like the
sea.
This
sea of
pretty green
swims in my eyes.
I’m drowning in sunset’s last yellow rays.

Sept. 28,...

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Categories: swims, sun,
Form: Tetractys
Premium Member In the Know with VanGogh
In the know
With Van Gogh
You all think you know him
But who channels him?
Who swims in color?
Who has paint on their hands in a perpetual way?
You...

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Categories: swims, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Light Verse
Within Ripples
Every year from spring through fall, if you peered between the cattails you could see the swans in the center of the pond, head to...

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Categories: swims, bird,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member Sexy Who'
"Sexy Who"

*Summer*
sand, oozing through toes
water down my swimsuit piece 
how I love the sun

*Summer*
new sun-rays run my soul
wind swims around my pale skin
sunburn, ouch!

*Dizzy*
strong &...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swims, fantasy, funny,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Spiritual Moment
“Mystic Moment with you”

A natural look of who I am on the inside.
A reality check of who you are on the outside.

A mirror facing west...

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Categories: swims, anxiety, courage, fantasy, giving,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Bipolar
I am bipolar,
That’s what they say,
Maybe the mood swings.
Gave me away,
Maybe it was the battle going on;
Much deeper inside,
That caused me to run,
That caused me...

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Categories: swims, philosophyme, me, time,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member A Willow Tree
Someday I'd like to wander free
like butterfly, like bumblebee,
perhaps to plant a willow tree
beside the silent solemn sea,

before these things exist no more,
from mountain top...

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Categories: swims, daffodils, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Love At James Bond Beach
Making Love In Jamaica At The Iconic James Bond Beach

It is a sun splashed day; 
the air is silent with the sound of waves 
the ocean is...

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Categories: swims, beauty, love, ocean, paradise,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The View
        THE VIEW 
          (SADLY)

I can't believe he has...

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Categories: swims, addiction, care, emotions, feelings,
Form: Free verse
warning sorry a bit sexual
It is a sun splashed day; the air is silent with the sound of waves 
from an ocean moving to the rhythm of crying gulls....

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Categories: swims, blue, fire, memory, sensual,
Form: Prose
She
She like a fresh dew bestows nourishment

to the graceful morning dove

in a luscious meadow filled with

tall fluorescent green grasses and

 yellow, blue, and white wildflowers,...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swims, love,
Form: Free verse
Let my Wish be Granted

In you alone my mind is rest
For from only you I seek comfort
In my back and front
You're the ultimate strength
And within my voicing
And all my...

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Categories: swims, prayer,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Courting the Sublime Significance of Nothingness





"Courting the Sublime Significance of Nothingness"



The blue lines ripple like waves
to the right side of the page
vacantly calm 

from the shallow depths 
of the ponderous...

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Categories: swims, bullying, poets, symbolism, word
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Hear the Winter
I hear the winter call my name
in syllables bereft of breeze,
ethereal through silent trees
hypnotic in their leafless maim.

In sheerest blue of morning freeze
the shadows drape...

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Categories: swims, longing, nature, winter,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Mirror Of A Son's Eyes

He 
has certainly 
perfected the art of 
being a smart a** -
a trait that swims like a tadpole 
in his father’s gene pool
and is nurtured...

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Categories: swims, art, feelings, imagination, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Writing with Weeping Words
I sit at the table looking out the kitchen window
drinking the autumn warm golden shades 
of red, brown, and orange leaves descending and walking through...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swims, age, autumn, emotions, husband,
Form: Free verse