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Best Swing Poems

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

October: I'm eighteen, shortcutting home
through an autumn-burnished churchyard -
copper-lustred leaves, moss-skinned stone -
a jaunty swing of skater skirt and arm,
college folder square-sturdy in my hand.

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Categories: swing, abuse,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member In Another Time
the waning moonlight thinly enveloped 	
the dusky canvas obscurely sprawling
across the way from the window I looked,
I knew a park was there with slides and...

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Categories: swing, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member House On Memory Lane
Feeling nostalgic, I went back home
To a house on Memory Lane
A sentimental trip, through the years that have flown
To a three bedroom, small white, wood...

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Categories: swing, memory, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Fiddler's Cat
An ebon sky, darkness to light
Diamond stars, mosaic night
Bright lunar sphere of brilliant white
Floodlights a scene of will and might.
The Fiddler’s Cat, sips warm Bordeaux

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Categories: swing, imagination,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Life is a Dance
Sometimes life is such a bore we run on automatic;
Then it’s time to tango for a dash of the dramatic.
Or when things are dull and...

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Categories: swing, life, life, life, time,
Form: Couplet

On Poetry Soup
 A first day on Soup is filled with much awe
The wonderful poems will make you smile
Easy is it to fall for all
Some enabled my...

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Categories: swing, friend, poems, poetry, poets,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I heard I might find a poet here Part 3

"May I?" she asked motioning to my dog-eared notepad as a child might
asking for a cookie expecting to be told it would spoil her dinner

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Categories: swing, beauty, poetry,
Form: Epic
Premium Member A Hundred Springs
Some days I feel so damned old
Like my zest is starting to mold
Seems my feet are always cold
My golden years ran out of gold

I'm sitting...

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Categories: swing, age,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Not Enough Time
Last January, winter lost it's chill
By May the summer's sun had turned me brown
I watch the leaves late August, change at will
Time's speeding up or...

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Categories: swing, life, time,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Reflecting Ripples
I stand alone a barking tree, where silent sorrows of ripples flee,
No one hears my calamity, wearing weeps of my raped reality…
Branches droop to ice-cold...

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Categories: swing, abuse, conflict, destiny,
Form: Rhyme
The Older I Get
I once heard the whisper of falling snow,
saw a spark in the eye of a coal-black crow,
felt the power and awe of a swift river's...

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Categories: swing, allegory, angst, health
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member Summer Love Sonnet
What's not to love about a summer day?
Kissed by the sun, the warmth of its embrace
To feel the cleanse from sweat at work and play

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Categories: swing, appreciation, nature, summer,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Tangled Vines
I walk along the old familiar path in the wood of my childhood -
the place that I willingly abandoned  
for the lure of new...

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Categories: swing, childhood, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Heaven Sent - Tim Smith and Seren
Written by Tim Smith and Seren Roberts

Across the room I slowly walk 
Hips swaying, smile in place 
Sensually I use my body to talk 

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Categories: swing, sensual,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Promise
'There is no silence in poetry.'

As I swing back and forth,
surrounded by an abundance of petals,
I still remember being a stranger,
in a foreign land.

Sun shone...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swing, love, poetry, romantic love,
Form: Prose Poetry
Eternal love
Come, dear Krishna!
Fall in love with my love for you.
When my honey- filled glance dips your  unsurpassed beauty, fall in love with my eyes....

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Categories: swing, i love you,
Form: Free verse
Opened like a morning leaf
exposed beneath the moon,
Resting in the tentacles
of a clouded ink coccoon.
Wringing hands now rest at peace-
the solitude of night,
a lantern in...

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Categories: swing, inspirational, introspection, peace, sympathy,
Form: Blank verse
Gold Star
I remember as a young boy, going out to play, I would sometimes see old Mr. Kimball, sitting on the steps of his porch, often...

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Categories: swing, childhood, war, war, star,
Form: Narrative
Yesterday, I followed her true invisible form
Colors turning a kaleidoscopic deep and warm

A state of mind, that makes reality feel alive
Stabbing moments that teach how...

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Categories: swing, bullying, conflict, life, universe,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Neverland
On the south-western side of the old mission school,
on the corner of 1st,  where the blackberries grew
a field claimed by children, was crosshatched with...

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Categories: swing, childhood, nostalgia, places,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Of All I've Lost
Of all the things that I have lost
Perhaps what hurts the most
Is that I can no longer go
to where I once called home...

I cannot roam...

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Categories: swing, home,
Form: Rhyme
Giggles and Splashes
I had waited for you seemingly forever
So long did it take before you were to come into my life
But in so many ways you had...

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Categories: swing, family, lovebooks, snow, books,
Form: Free verse
Nobody observes her leaving her room
wearing just her nightdress and red felt carpet slippers
Shuffling silently she slips out of the front door onto the street

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Categories: swing, dark, memory, old, sad,
Form: Free verse
A Beautiful Day
Bright eyes,
blue skies,
it's a beautiful day!

"Let's go, Mama!" her cheer,
down the tall slide, no fear.
Twisting, bumping, "this is fun"
one more bend then it's done.
from the...

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Categories: swing, child, daughter, growing up,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Queen of dance
From far they come and watch,
to see if they're her match.
How they wish for a chance,
to sway the queen of dance.

In awe they watch her...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swing, dance, love, soulmate,
Form: Rhyme