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Best Switchback Poems

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


Premium Member Switchback Soul
SWITCHBACK SOUL

My love is winter with Christmas eyes,
a circus of shadows.
My love is a chorus in quiet disguise,
cold winds in bright meadows.
He brings barley breezes...

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Categories: switchback, appreciation, beautiful, beauty, dark, light, love,
Form: Verse



Premium Member My Coloring Book
We loaded up for a Sunday drive
The Ozark Mountains were alive
Wild dogwoods of pink and white
Every shade of green in sight
Blooming jonquils and daffodils
Woodpeckers, blue...

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Categories: switchback, appreciation, family, nature, daffodils,
Form: Rhyme
Long Distance Runners
We don’t run the way we used to
ten kilometers pounding 
hard through switchback trails 
to beat the twilight

Twenty-odd years ago
you wanted marriage 
kids and a...

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© Soulfire  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: switchback, life
Form: Free verse
The Jokes on You
The jokes on you 
Flit

As we walk home from the party 
The atmosphere declines
Just you and i alone again 
There’s nowhere left to hide
In and...

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© Flit Flit  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: switchback, confusion, introspection, night, day, me, night,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Raindrop
On cumulonimbus wisps,
I lift and twist.
Surfing the switchback flow,
I’m fast, I’m slow, then oh...
I crash into kith and kin,
Punch-drunk, I spin.

Haphazardly I accrete,
Each friend I...

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Categories: switchback, fun, rain, weather,
Form: Personification



Distance Lends Enchantment
“Distance lends enchantment...”

They say distance lends enchantment and true love
weathers all seasons; but, sometimes I wonder
whether the distance becomes obscured by changing
winds and billowing clouds.
And...

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Categories: switchback, emotions, feelings, imagery, life, lost love,
Form: Blank verse
Why spoiled misses princess
Why spoiled misses princess...
never wishes to awaken from pleasant snooze

Appellation (with trailing switchback
and/or additional colorful turns
of phrases) emphasizing assigned
nom de plume "princess goldilocks"
hardly flattering compliment

gently...

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Categories: switchback, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse