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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


Rape
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.
In...

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Categories: swing, abuse,



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,

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
Fiddle...

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Categories: swing, imagination,

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,

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
While...

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Categories: swing, appreciation, nature, summer,

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,

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,



Premium Member Not Enough Time
Last January, winter lost it's chill
By May the summer 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,

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

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,

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 
Holding...

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Categories: swing, sensual,

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
I...

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Categories: swing, beauty, poetry,

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,

Acceptance
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,

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,

Karma
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,

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,

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,

Premium Member PLAYGROUND MEMORIES
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
Rivulets...

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Categories: swing, dark, memory, old, sad,

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,

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,

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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Categories: swing, dance, love, soulmate,

Premium Member More
Sometimes life brings us showers,
But showers bring us flowers 
And flowers bring me joy.
Singing and dancing in the rain bring me joy.
But you bring me...

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Categories: swing, happiness, inspirational love, love,

Premium Member Summer Rispetto
A ballerina butterfly, she’s gliding
sweetly through the meadow’s grass still fresh with dew.
She sees a stream, kicks off her shoes, and sliding
down from a rock,...

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Categories: swing, beautiful, child, summer,

Premium Member Fleeting rainstorm
Stormy winds swing canopies of trees 
Swaying dark shadows upon my reverie
Glimmering through forest-green leaves 
Sunlight filtered by cumulous clouds

As raindrops pitter-patter on sidewalk
Drenching instincts...

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Categories: swing, imagery, nature,


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