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Best Swindled Poems

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

Agony Of A Swindled Bird
Now it is I chime with sage;
The god of wit!
Clanged his sword with warders
Of profound thinking,
Buried the hatchet with the successors of
intense cognizance,
Scrawled an epitaph...

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Categories: swindled, bereavement,
Form: Didactic

Premium Member Im a stealer of your emotions and a thief of your heart
I did my research on the victim at hand
I broke into your dreams and everything was at my command
I defrauded your thoughts and deprived your...

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Categories: swindled, love, emotions, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Ballad Of 'Soapy' Smith
Jefferson Randolph 'Soapy' Smith was the wiliest scoundrel in the west!
He was invited to leave numerous towns since he wasn't a welcome guest!
He swindled gullible...

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Categories: swindled, cowboy-western, funny
Form: Rhyme
What Species of Humanity Are You?
What species of humanity are you?
Whatever kind you are, you don't worry us. 
According to hearsay
you were willing to lay your hands
on small items
deposited by...

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Categories: swindled, people, social,
Form: Haiku
So infantile you used to be,
so ample i loved thee.
upon request i granted,
at unorthodox times i created.

With pocket-sized in possession,
i snuffed out all oppression.
Freed you...

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Categories: swindled, addiction, adventure, allegory, angst, april, boyfriend,
Form: Abecedarian

Lynn's fear
Lynn was swimming alone that morning in the warm pool,
the August sun sizzled on the ceramic tiles;
what a relief was the breeze from the palm...

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Categories: swindled, animal, books, fear, fruit, horror, romance,
Form: Rhyme
A Day in 365
He slept, but he feels swindled.
The only evidence of his sleep were the scant memories of his dreams.
Find himself today -not likely.
He pushes the keys...

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Categories: swindled, feelings, how i feel, life, self,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Breath, in Blue
Now watch this video: Planet Earth: Blue Planet II

"Breath, in Blue"

Bluebottles broken scattered
shattered legions on the beach of my heart
my blue planet lungs rattle
my breath...

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Categories: swindled, animal, bird, earth, fish, god, humanity,
Form: Free verse
Dirty Politics
The lines have been drawn 
The battle commenced
Each voter a pawn
Each party seems tensed.

They’ve argued the topics
All blurred the same lines
We muse on our prophets

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Categories: swindled, allusion, betrayal, community, political,
Form: Quatrain
Cacoethes Scribendi
Faint glimmers - The most radiant, - of hope
Have transcended such a lackluster horizon,
And words of wonder have yet,
But yet again and with assent,
Escaped my...

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Categories: swindled, imagination, love, may,
Form: Free verse
Dirty Deeds

 The serpent closed in on Eve at twilight
 A nebulous shape in the half light, fangs
 Hidden beneath his hood and she, her vision

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Categories: swindled, funny, people,
Form: Free verse
Justice in Vogue
Blue collared of the swindled lot, cannot resent just brace
Credibility so easily slapped for rough hide when pieces put into place

Daybreak compels list of chores...

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Categories: swindled, anger, deep, poverty, power,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In a Pale Cringe

Mind-lashing words steep me deep into your olid casket of rancid oil,
soul, my blistering sore, gangrenous from your slow simmer to break-neck boil.
Pus green rupturing,...

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Categories: swindled, abuse, dark, hate, hurt, pain,
Form: Rhyme

Talking to themselves in the third person
Detached, separate, 
ominous—a stilted nuance that does want to know  
Abrupt attention spans lashing out as the deadends...

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© DM Swanson  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swindled, political, urban
Form: Free verse
Winter In Spring
A glow of amber light  burst from beneath the thick dark clouds
At first  I thought winter was coming to a close but it...

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Categories: swindled, body, change, confidence, conflict, corruption, environment,
Form: Dramatic monologue
George is in his eighties and he’s seen it all before
He was born in the depression and was wounded in the war
He hadn’t been a...

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© roy may  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swindled, politicalold, money, old,
Form: I do not know?
Black Magic Swindles
Here in Bolehland, one video clip is making its viral round...
A staged episode of how talking to strangers can be far from sound...

The power of...

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Categories: swindled, community, education, future, people,
Form: Free verse
To be Forgotten
Lust onto a forbidden one
by a heart already owned
My hope abandoned, I am undone
A desire provoked for the unknown
Though my gentle words in spirit now...

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Categories: swindled, confusion, lust, marriage,
Form: Lyric
Breathing Love


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Categories: swindled, betrayal, celebration, love, success, world, ,
Form: Free verse
Religion or Religout
Comprehending life,
understand religions.
Dealing with strife.
Forgiveness for sins.
Tells us how to live,
salvation to be dealt.
Your life you give.
Happiness be felt.
Before giving faith's call,
recognize a similitude.
A truth...

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© Ryan Tyler  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swindled, bible, jesus, religion, religious,
Form: Rhyme
By the Numbers

Double zero    ...   double zero
Victimized homeless people in need of a genuine ghetto hero
Ten ten    ... ...

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Categories: swindled, perspective, riddle, slavery, truth,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member You Got Me

You got me in rifting feel twists
of bits not yet on my heart’s list.
You got me with your careless ways
that my ways had not come...

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Categories: swindled, anxiety, confusion, heartbreak, loneliness, love hurts,
Form: Rhyme
The Four Tyrants

The first tyrant said: I will appeal to...

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Categories: swindled, political, power, truth,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Just An Old Fable
Have you ever heard of an old fable
About a rich man who lived by the seashore
Who dwelled lavishly in his luxurious castle
Enhanced by stained tinted...

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Categories: swindled, bible, christian, corruption, sin, truth,
Form: ABC
pacific papa pedals perspicacious persiflage panacea
the following sloop of words rowed and towed together as they 
came into my periscoptic poop deck with slight emendation 
from thee oar ridge in...

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Categories: swindled, addiction, allusion, america, angst, anxiety, confusion,
Form: Alliteration