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Best Swish Poems

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


Premium Member Sea Song

Oh precious, dulcet diva, oceantide ... you, of sand and foam 
  and abundance, all your moods and meanderings speak deep
   ...

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Categories: swish, analogy, appreciation, beach, imagery, life, metaphor,
Form: Free verse



Brother Of The Quill
Brother of the Quill
Join me in a dance
For mother sings nightly
And father sleeps within a trance
Deerskin feet 
they'll never hear our steps
Through hemlock and the...

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Categories: swish, brother, father, me, mother,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Wild Birds and Nutsy
Wild Birds and Nutsy

There still is beauty in the lengthy life,
Tho no longer glamorous corporate strife,
Grief and relief fall on first lonely days,
Staring outside at...

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Categories: swish, age, appreciation, retirement,
Form: Sonnet
London
London

The tour of London begins
 In the streets of my mind,
  Through past and present
   Intrinsically entwined,
    Through people...

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Categories: swish, london,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Summer's Wish

One night a-twinkling in the sky,
I spied a clever firefly
Who glowed the same faint silver-gray
As stars a million miles away.

*****

Although most stars remain afar
I reached...

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Categories: swish, kids, fun, insect, night, silver, stars,
Form: Couplet



Premium Member Blossoms And Bubbles
As I entered the garden the scents enticed
rampant rose blossom the arches fenced.

Cascading aromatic blossoms greeting me
amidst the climbers were the sweet pea.

In the centre...

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Categories: swish, celebration, drink, flower, garden,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Fat Lady has Sung
O harlot of colored scarlet hath divided the spoils
The wealthy, well oiled, prophesy uncertainty 
Thee measures of  barley spoil not the oil or wine
heavenly...

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Categories: swish, angst, faith,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member FAMOUS PEOPLE
FAMOUS PEOPLE

she sings beautifully
is beautiful to look at
what’s she really like?
shhhhhhh!
you don’t want to know

the messiah
clear through
no intermission
coughs      yawns
programs rattle

mister...

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Categories: swish, art,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member I AM 'THE POETESS'
I AM, "THE POETESS"

The array of pigeons stampede upon soft blue-white bears
camping on the mountaintops. Stretching shadows 
across green fields, slowly depart when sun yawns...

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Categories: swish, beauty, joy, love, poetess, poetry, writing,
Form: Bio
Premium Member MAKEOVER


Old Poem: Toes Of Rain ...4/6/2014

August spills rains
with tapped grains, like
pearl veins on roofs

Drenched in soft hue,
toes play new songs
of blue night’s croons

~than-bauk form~ 

................

Makeover:...

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Categories: swish, rain,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member You Get Her Drunk
You see her giddy so you go and pour
Another cup of compliments so fine
She sees the letters swish and longs for more
The connoisseur, you know...

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Categories: swish, lust, poetry,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Daddy's Overalls
My daddy was my loved hero
when I was a tiny sprite.
To walk along beside him, was
for me a great delight.
I loved the swish of ...

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Categories: swish, childhoodme,
Form: Rhyme
The Waterfall
I am  a waterfall  , cascading , descending , trickling  down
all over your sunkissed shoulders  , and a hundred bare thoughts...

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Categories: swish, fantasy, romantic, , Lullaby, , atheist,
Form: Free verse
A Kite
A Kite by Weston Gregory 

Gamed and played, swift to flight
a kite outbound disengaged from 
gravity's might
A laughter of sort at least a smile
that by...

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Categories: swish, adventure, analogy, brother, faith, flying, life,
Form: Verse
Pig a billa
Pig a billa

Good tucker is ol pig-billa,
Porcupine Echidna hey,
Favourite food of Aboriginals,
Has him own spears anyway,

Track him cross the hot red sand,
Which way does he...

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Categories: swish, adventure,
Form: Ballad
I Closed My Eyes To See
I sit alone in the forest among the grass and moss one day
I hoped to grasp fulfillment  in my heart and alone pray
I shut...

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Categories: swish, naturegod, me, god, me, sun,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Just For You
Heavy steel blue clouds dominate 
The morning sky before day
A cool but dampness fills the air
Out on the porch to stay

A short while to enjoy...

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Categories: swish, color, life, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Somebody to Love
When you open your eyes, will you see me?
Can we understand, this was meant to be?
I know that we both could use some love,
My heart...

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Categories: swish, hope, life, love,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member She danced
All she wanted to do was dance, 
Whirl and twirl and swish around,
Sing and love and live and laugh, 
Dancing with the sound,

She danced in...

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Categories: swish, art, dance, love, passion, symbolism,
Form: Personification
Wado Pointed Ears
My dear friend I keep you often in my mind
You guided me to my native path 
Dancing with me through feilds of time
Where to an...

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Categories: swish,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Halloween Night -Perfume Shop
The poem is in conjunction with the video
Halloween Night



Enter the perfume curiosity shop
For the inquisitive 
All perfume smells entwine
The aroma wakens the mind
Slowly binding into...

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Categories: swish, dark, evil, gothic, halloween, magic,
Form: Free verse
Willow

Loose green tendrils hanging low 
kiss the soft green earth, the bough 
kneels with the wind as if in prayer, 
a penitent so humble, so...

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Categories: swish, nature,
Form: Verse
Sand is in my Eye (to Vandetta)
I still feel my life like sand through your fingers
Falling in the winds swish and rumble of the world
And in every grain of my being...

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Categories: swish, confusion, lost lovepain, life, me,
Form: Verse
Premium Member FALL FIESTA


kick and swish

    crunch and swirl

autumn leaves

    playful whirl...

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Categories: swish, autumn, fun, nature, sound,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Feelings Came So Damned Fast
It was her kitchen, her family, and my newly-married man, and I aimed to please her by properly being fed. 
With a smile and a...

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Categories: swish, feelings,
Form: Rhyme