Get Your Premium Membership

Best Swings Poems

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


Premium Member Waterfall Wishes on Stars with no Swings
Waterfall wishes on stars with no swings
I’m sending to you on butterfly wings.
Pennies are wasted on a wishing well.
Pennies instead for sweet thoughts that you...

Read More
Categories: swings, dream, love,
Form: Quatern



Premium Member Ballad of an Unsung Hero
Vivid flashbacks from bloodshed battles
his soul still ravaged by devious dictators,
cries from fallen comrades still echo in his mind,
but he continues to walk upon a...

Read More
© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swings, analogy, metaphor, political,
Form: Ballad
Devils Deadly Dime
Devils deadly dime

The sign said no grown-up at the playground.
Tripping on a penny, like a mime!
My hand is in my pocket with the dime I...

Read More
Categories: swings, abuse, day, irony, judgement, me, metaphor,
Form: Dramatic monologue
The Tower rebuilt
I shall resolve to leave this
Place now...
And steadfastly search out,
Nestling between ridge and bluff
Amidst the folds of a foreign 
Land,
Several acres of unkempt ground
Fallow and...

Read More
Categories: swings, hope,
Form: Rhyme
DayDreamer
"The Dream Manipulator"

A wish upon the stars I see
Magical moments with sweet surrenders
Embrace the twinkle notes
My lid slip into an everlasting feel~  In trance,...

Read More
Categories: swings, adventure, fantasy,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member One Moment in the Morning
Through the brambles of the arbor's vine,

an artist has spinned some silver lace

This net was cradled over leaves

slung low, and wet with dew.


Evidence was left...

Read More
Categories: swings, nature,
Form: Rhyme
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...

Read More
Categories: swings, age,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member He and She
He swings his arms and strides ahead
     She walks three steps behind

The center of the universe
     Cares...

Read More
Categories: swings, abuse, fear, marriage,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Oceana
Oceana

Oceana flings her sequined petticoats
Upon the sands
As if to toss the seaweed 
From the
Swirling edges
While she dances with the wind
With each turn she swings her...

Read More
Categories: swings, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dark Everywhere
A softer breeze blows his way
And a sunny day shines everywhere
Painting the sky blue and grey. 

But those hues are not for him,
For him it's...

Read More
Categories: swings, dark,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member one broken monoku
one feeble couple barely survives
                    ...

Read More
Categories: swings, age,
Form: Monoku
In This Moment, Tonight
 

In tune with this familiar vibe, let’s wonder how it might be
Across the room our eyes will meet, a set of four
In a place...

Read More
Categories: swings, hope, love, romantic,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Season's Dance
The seasons vary as they come and go,
and each, a lovely lady, loves to dance.
Fair Winter glistens in a gown of snow
she wears whenever she...

Read More
Categories: swings, seasons,
Form: Rhyme
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...

Read More
Categories: swings, child, daughter, growing up, happiness, memory,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Poems Can Be
Poems can be jubilant spring
Melodies caught, lyrics to sing
Hope's revival, heartbreak's surcease
The joy of ink-stained paper's crease
Reposing grace on summer swings

Cathartic burn - sweet biting...

Read More
Categories: swings, creation, inspiration, journey, poetry, writing,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member SIJO -Virgin-
#3~"Lost not forgotten" 
"A solitary star had gone astray, yawning before the dark, 
hiding; straight ward, waver the wink of light, slowly fading. 
By my...

Read More
© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swings, fantasy, winter,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member Sunburn
~Without  suntan lotion~

The balloon man silently left the park
Where are all the jump rope kids?
The hopscotch sidewalk is slowly fading
The children are covered in...

Read More
© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swings, adventure, summer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Forever Entwined In Love
The first time, I saw my love it was a moment in time,
      It was a spiritual experience and I...

Read More
© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swings, love,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Evil Eye
The darkness, now descending, floods the city as it dies
while shadows lurk in legions 'neath the looming Evil Eye.
Its frozen stare envelops all, it penetrates...

Read More
Categories: swings, evil,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member WISHES AT THE END OF A RAINBOW

High on the clouds, a lustrous sight
Reflecting bend of arch’s delight
As noon dips low, the late gust’s air
Paints colors bright beyond compare…
In tints that wave...

Read More
Categories: swings, blessing, rainbow,
Form: Couplet
Smile
If you have suffered many things
Just remember when you where small,
Swinging on swings
Playing with balls.

Then a smile suddenly appears 
Don't cry!
No more tears!
Just smile, for...

Read More
Categories: swings, cheer up, childhood, joy, smile,
Form: Blank verse
Spoilt Brat
A soft spring breeze blows gently

across the open toes 

of my Italian leather sandals.

Sitting on the weathered oaken bench

I can picture you swinging on those...

Read More
© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swings, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Voyeur
You look through the windows of my poetry
Deep into the bedroom of my heart
you watch me undress
button by button
It slowly slips down
You adjust the focus
of...

Read More
Categories: swings, analogy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Thirsty
Thirsty

I could tell right away he was up ta sum thin.
I could see it in doze beady eyes!
His wordz were smooth in a snake like...

Read More
Categories: swings, betrayal, corruption, death, future, money,
Form: Prose
Soaking You In
Out back on that old tire swing

drifting to and fro in the springtime dusk

reliving childhood memories

she swings and smiles 

free as the red breasted robin

singing...

Read More
© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swings, love,
Form: Free verse