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Best Swishes Poems

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


Premium Member Nature Sounds
The wind against the trees make a rustling
A sound unlike any other around
The rubbing of the limbs craft a bustling
It’s a subtle music which brings...

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Categories: swishes, life, nature, sound,
Form: Quatern



Melody Of Sadness
A saddening song swishes subtly in the bitter breeze, 

Mad mournful music meets me everywhere I move, 

Like a dolorous dirge drumming through the dark;...

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© Jo Daniel  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swishes, music, sad, war,
Form: Verse
Premium Member TO A STARFISH


A tinge of gold revealed in sunset's blink
upon its face, caressed by foamed bubbles--
marvelous starfish, draped in pearl and pink,
lucent as  fluid rails of...

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Categories: swishes, animal, beautiful, creation,
Form: Ode
Premium Member spirit grass
spirit grass

wind wanders through 
invisible bison graze
raise dust devils that flirt with larks
buzzing insects in the air
swirl dip rise into the sun

swishes almost whispers
play around...

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Categories: swishes, abuse, betrayal,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Little Sandpiper

       Little piper, little piper ...
   Oh how fast you skip away,
 As the morning tide crawls...

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Categories: swishes, animal, appreciation, beach, bird, metaphor, ocean,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Islands in Time
Sand swishes between toes, pulls you toward peace
the palms fanning you, slowly, like a lover feeding grapes.

Birds peek shyly from the understory, sometimes hover
and chirp-nag...

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Categories: swishes, beach, leaving, life, time,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Night Light Madness Pantoum
Night's grassy fields furrowed beneath starry bait,
calls us to cast ourselves upon the straw,
above the Pointillist's daubs spark a hungry slate
to entice our soul while...

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Categories: swishes, spacehope, morning, stars,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Egads And Little Fishes


“Egads and little fishes”
Reminds me of my dear old mum
Covering her head uttering this phrase
Thunder made her come undone

Terrified by each electrical storm
Dear mum would...

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Categories: swishes, humorous, mom, mum,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member No Tigers Home In Africa
No Tigers At Home In Africa 


Walking my tiger home alone I’m sure walking at last

home from home and beyond when I travel too fast

In...

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Categories: swishes, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
The Fox
You might see me in the back streets
By the light of the full moon
With my look refined and cunning
I will almost make you swoon
Don't treat...

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Categories: swishes, animal, urban,
Form: Light Verse
My Imaginary Restaurant
                        My...

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Categories: swishes, food, kids, happy, vacation,
Form: Rhyme
Red Step in the Blitz
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Drones abound the London sky 
Search lights stray and flick to something and nothing
The bicycle dings its bell every sixth house 
As the warden swishes...

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© Ian Foley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swishes, war, house, fire, fire, house, london,
Form: Narrative
SPRING TIME
Spring time begins to lurk as winter snow melts
Pastel flowers peer from their cover 
Rapidly trying to make an appearance
Inching their way, hoping winter is...

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Categories: swishes, spring, time,
Form: Acrostic
Outlaw
Shit-kick boots, chains on the belt,
Harley on the jacket,
pate crowned with felt...
you can swoon, you can die
at a glance of his eye.
No one seems to...

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Categories: swishes, humorous,
Form: I do not know?
Handsome Brown Eyes
Handsome brown eyes
Why oh why did you leave?
For when the breeze swishes
I can only hope it has granted you all your wishes
For when I look...

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Categories: swishes, boyfriend, break up, first love, lost
Form: Rhyme
Nights at Ogugu
In the mild moonlight
of crickets and fierce 
swishes   
and my pondering heart.
...

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Categories: swishes,
Form: Haiku
HAUNTED
Creaking doors in the attic
Crying like ocean waves
Wind singing through the canopy
As the piano starts to play.

Evil voice moaning lullabies
Heavy footsteps are in sight
Bloody-red eyes...

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Categories: swishes, feelings, horror, how i feel,
Form: Prose Poetry
TOO MANY MILES TO DRIVE
As the miles are too many to drive,
I turn on a radio station to survive,
it's an oldie but goody one playing songs,
teasing my  brain...

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Categories: swishes, travel,
Form: Rhyme
LOVING IN THE RAIN
LOVING   IN  THE  RAIN


Gusting hollow sound of rain on big leaves
Me wishing for more
Dripping  drops on bedroom pane
Starting to pour,...

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Categories: swishes, happiness, rain,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member HALLOWEEN - from A Neighborhood Child
HALLOWEEN

Frightening things
Bats
Just at twilight
Flying
Darting
Low
O’er the churchyard green
At night
Also frightening

The Baptist Church
ITSELF!
Eerie windows
Barely lit
An organ playing
Halloween music
I hate it!
Always Halloween music

Troutman’s cat
Swishes her tail
Around the bullet...

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Categories: swishes, childhood, halloween,
Form: Free verse
Lose Control
Let’s lose control
Let’s entice the soul,
With champagne swishes
Chilled in iced bowls.
From your head to your toes
Every nerve will explode, 
Every body sensation
I’ve cracked nature’s code.
It’s...

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Categories: swishes, adventure, animals, art, devotion, education, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme royal
Premium Member dark blonde hair
dark blonde hair swishes
willow tree's limbs in winter..
a gentle breeze blows  

Contest: Breeze
Sponsor: POET, UNDERTAKER
Written: Sunday, January 19, 2014...

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Categories: swishes, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Christmas -- As We See It
CHRISTMAS – AS WE SEE IT


A sparkling white crest of new fallen snow
A bakery window laden with freshly baked pastries
Children – sledding down a hillside...

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Categories: swishes, faith, religion, upliftingchristmas, baby, baby, christmas,
Form: Verse
The Crooning Dove

Effigy formed of inert dust, 
Inhaled the divine pulse, vile vine  
Infused with worth and dignity. 
I'm not! I'm not! Fallen from grace; 
I...

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Categories: swishes, spiritual,
Form: Pastoral
Batman Wants to be Spiderman
Batman wangled a one-wish deal from a genie fair and real,
ruing that his graveyard shift duty had been driving him nutty,
this flapping around nocturnal, ...

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Categories: swishes, children, funny, people,
Form: Tail-rhyme