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Best Switchblade Poems

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

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Categories: switchblade, inspirational, life, love, passion,
Form: Free verse

To everything..
Turn, turn, turn
Standing upon this ledges edge
Uncovered as peering amid
The city lights below
Biopsies water colours..
Moments splashed about
This vestige of neons
Dissecting organisms hues called life...

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Categories: switchblade, happiness,
Form: Free verse

To everything turn, turn, turn ~

Standing upon the ledges edge; uncovered

As peering about her city lights below?!

Gathering in biopsies water colours

Moments splashed atop their vestige...

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Categories: switchblade, angel, art, autumn, love,
Form: I do not know?
Switchblade Tragedy
Instant friction
Lost in a fiction
A certain malnutrition
Of the world we live in
Can't stop this rejection
Familiarization is a complication
A mirrored reflection
Down to the core of perfection


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Categories: switchblade, dedication, life, world,
Form: Rhyme
Lyrical Crimes
This ink switchblade scraped the page
Imbibed by my musical sage
This isn't just a love sick cantata
A heartless melody, baby hold that fermata
Oh look out! More...

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Categories: switchblade, rap, slam, writing,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Workplace harassment
Workplace harassment is rife, alive and well, 
Occurring too often in this pseudo company.
Derogatory, condescending words roared, inches from your face, 
Sounding like a battlesque...

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Categories: switchblade, bullying, work,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member A TAEL to TAIL

Early in the MOURNING I usually went out,
To ride my bike on a FLOUR filled route.
BUTT because of the WHEATHER, today I changed,
A nice ride...

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Categories: switchblade, adventure, bible, wisdom,
Form: Rhyme
A Mafia Comedy
Poet heads up note: This poem is rated pg for some violence.

Born into a mafia family,
with his umbilical cord in a knot,
he took his first...

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Categories: switchblade, father son, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Murder Most Fouled Up for Getting Away with Murder Contest
We want to rub him out, blot him from the face of the Earth,
Feed what’s left to the worms and let them claim his worth.


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© Tony Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: switchblade, funny, me,
Form: Light Verse
Fallen Warrior
Fallen warrior
I miss you.
You were my homie I 
talked to when times were
You were there to cheer 
me up when at times I was 

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Categories: switchblade, lost love, love
Form: Lyric
In A Perfect World
In a perfect world, no one would be depressed
hopeless, or opressed.
People could just be who they are,
without others thinking they are bizarre.
I could walk down...

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Categories: switchblade, anti bullying, appreciation, beautiful, depression, freedom,
Form: Couplet
A Bad Shortcut
This season, the Easter Bunny was running late.
He made a bad decision that sealed his fate.
Nobody can say that his choice was good.
He took a...

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Categories: switchblade, death, holiday, easter, easter,
Form: Rhyme
I want to get a guillotine
to cut off your head
I want to shoot you
while you are asleep in bed

I want to stab you
with a switchblade...

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© Zee Ng  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: switchblade, death, hate, murder,
Form: Free verse
The cold digging in my grave
Your voice I hear in the mist
Carry me to your arms
Warm next to your bosom
Safe within thy womb
Until I'm not...

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Categories: switchblade, confusion, me, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Consuming Mania
Over you.
Thoughts are like knives
Stabbing at my brain,
Killing me; thought by thought,
My consuming mania!
I need to crawl out of my skin
To get away from the...

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Categories: switchblade, angst, dark, lost love,
Form: Etheree
Devil is Mine
My soul is not for sale
I will be victorious at the end of that tale
I’m not afraid of apostle of hell
It is when they heard...

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Categories: switchblade, anger,
Form: Free verse
I found the power to turn beauty to a pig.
As we sit at the edge of the bridge
Do you expect me to jump?
I found the power to turn beauty to a pig
and my methods...

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Categories: switchblade, confusion, dedication, depression, devotion, forgiveness, friendship,
Form: Free verse

Ok -   if mouse is pluralised to mice
And  louse becomes   lice

So  grouse should become ...

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Categories: switchblade, funny
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member Summer Fever
As I sit, staring out the window
'Bring back the sun' rings in my ear;
Constantly echoing in my mind,
destroying me like a switchblade;
Eating me from inside

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Categories: switchblade, seasons, summer, me,
Form: ABC
Random, Unintelligable Thoughts
RUT- that's the title,
Insanity- I'm a disciple.
You guys make me think,
in ways untried,
I'll treasure this site,
until I've died.
And maybe even after that,
How many lives for...

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© tom bell  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: switchblade, confusion, funny, life, mystery, on writing
Form: Free verse
Void Where Prohibited
waking rakes your thirsty dreams.
you laugh thinking you pushed
the nightmare aside.  swallowing
down the bone-stealing juice,
you match your daily attire.

gritting or smiling, you hold fast...

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Categories: switchblade, introspection, life, on work and working,
Form: Free verse
The DP
The dark prince and his ever dark bride,
They sit together on the beast they ride.

The dark prince and his forever dark maid,
Sharp tongues like any...

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Categories: switchblade, inspirationaldark, dark,
Form: Couplet
Your Name


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Categories: switchblade, death
Form: Elegy
Hell Is For Heroes
I ran the blade under my thumbnail,
scouring dirt with the tip,
and stared aimlessly at the street.
Switchblade thoughts clicking,
metronomic stilettos on wet paving,
drawing closer.
In this sleeping...

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© Tony Bush  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: switchblade, allegory, angst, life, sad,
Form: Free verse
Nothing to hold, yet
Strained by light, becoming a shadow, hiding in that shell
Crawling in the dream a brief reality

Hell no I said
I laugh because it's...

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Categories: switchblade, depression,
Form: Free verse