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Best Swinburne Poems

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


Still same :: Swinburne Poem Form



Yes, I suffer, each night.
After sunset
alone spent time in fright,
makes me upset.
Tell me, why do you blame?
Your acts gave a bad name.
Why you try to...

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© PRATAP ROY  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swinburne, love,
Form: Verse



Premium Member Spring Light
The light that loses, the night that wins
And time remembered is grief forgotten
And frosts are slain and flowers begotten,
and in green underwood and cover
Blossom by...

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Categories: swinburne, beautiful, change, flower, seasons,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Letter to John Keats
Dear John,

A unique Epitaph you, yourself, penned so well

“Here lies one whose name was writ in water”

Though many have misunderstood your epitaph.
Which means “ Fame...

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Categories: swinburne, appreciation, tribute,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Wedding and Marriage
This form Roundel is not included in the forms of poetry on PS. So I have to placeunder the category of Rondeau.
(A roundel (not to...

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Categories: swinburne, marriage, poetry,
Form: Roundel
Little Apollo Eolian
With what words doth ye describe

   thy deep soul,

   little Eolian, Apollo?

What ask of me thy plea,

   poesy 'darling'...

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Categories: swinburne, metaphor, poetry, poets,
Form: Rhyme



Prince of sweet songs
PRINCE OF SWEET SONGS


"Prince of sweet songs made out of tears and fire......" ( A Ballad of  François Villon:Envoi-A.C. SWINBURNE)





The prince showed up in...

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Categories: swinburne, bird, song, sorrow, star,
Form: Haiku
Paradise Lost or Enterprise: The Bus Ride, The Vessel -- Itemized
caught short singly
one rainwrote morning in hyannisport
when snows a science
over iceroof and snowfloor beachsand and
eastersundaysun a milton shadow opportunity
opposite sleeping young and russetrocket cool
in ferriswheels...

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© Dort James  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swinburne, travel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's The Nerves of Proust and Sitting Bull by T Wignesan
Translation of Eric Mottram's The Nerves of Proust and Sitting Bull by T. Wignesan

Excerpts from an article, “From space to caves in the heart recreating...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swinburne, america, french, memory, poetry, writing,
Form: Free verse
My Reverie
Swinburne form

Suspended on a hilltop,
I sit in reverie
considering my future.
How life is just a vapor,
yet worlds continue nonstop. 
Is this how things must be?
Suspended on...

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Categories: swinburne, destiny, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
Ordinary Love, a Villanelle
Ordinary Love
by Michael R. Burch 
 
Indescribable—our love—and still we say
with eyes averted, turning out the light,
"I love you," in the ordinary way
 
and tug...

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Categories: swinburne, relationship,
Form: Villanelle