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Best Switched Poems

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

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I grew a beard
while waiting for you
it looks more and more
like I'll never get through

My left ear was aching
I switched to my right
This perpetual holding

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Categories: switched, funny, humorous, parody, technology,
Form: Rhyme

Paper Dolls
she is everything you have seen in the movies
crayola hair
velvet dress
sugar in her veins
tears glued to her face
she fingerpaints the kitchen walls like a little...

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Categories: switched, addiction, beautiful, emotions, fire, love, poems,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Something Strange is Happening in DC
This morning I am glued to my TV,
for something has happened in DC!
I’m scratching my head.
Am I dreaming still in bed?
They are PRAISING the President...

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© P.S. AWTRY  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: switched, humor, political,
Form: Rhyme
Seasonal affected disorder

Awake in the darkness, curtains are not drawn,
sky a deep Prussian blue, with no sign of the dawn.
Daybreak six fifty-five, two more hours to go

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: switched, autumn, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Seven Dwarfs
~Seven Dwarfs~  (limerick sequence)*

There once was a dwarf named Doc,
Who saw patients around the clock.
He hadn’t gone to medical school,
Yet his patients he could...

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Categories: switched, funny
Form: Limerick

A lesson I have learned before the birds and the bees
was when I tripped, tumbled and fell, frightened by my bloodied knees
My mother came and...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: switched, life, love, mother, mothers day,
Form: Rhyme
2071 - Big Brother watches from on high
2017 - year zero

They loaned to the poor, who cannot repay.
They stole from the old, who cannot recover.
They sold our future, for better or worse

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Categories: switched, corruption, humanity, pain, parody, political, truth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member If It Be Your Wish To Educate
In the desert of my compassion
holds two tender seeds growing fervently;
both longing for the blueness of my tears,
which possess a certain kind of purity.

---who's teaching...

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Categories: switched, beauty, humanity, image, innocence, wisdom, prejudice,
Form: Carpe Diem
Shell from Sawed-Off
I'm aware that
They'll dare me to surrender when my burner's unkindled
And the barrel is empty
Since their whiskey is missing
But it's in our blood and...

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© Criss Jami  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: switched, adventure, art, cowboy-western, philosophy, sea, song-war,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Five Tomatoes Away
Five Tomatoes Away

Five tomatoes away
from devastation.
The bullies bully me.
They give big breaks to
corporations-While taking
unfair shares from citizens
and cutting down on
pensions and "Social Security".
I have no...

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Categories: switched, planet,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Truth

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Categories: switched, truth,
Form: I do not know?
If I Could See You Now
If I could see you now
Your eyes lit up like daytime candles
Shining in my Knoxwood night.
If I could hear you now
Spilling laughter  like silver...

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Categories: switched, lost lovesong, song,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Raised by Everyone
When I was a child everyone’s mother on my block corrected me.
Every adult in the neighborhood watched me vigilantly, carefully.
Watching for me to do something...

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Categories: switched, age, appreciation, community, environment, grandfather, grandmother,
Form: Free verse
Embracing Eternally
I dreamt that you were there,
In a haze, I could see your familiar face
The sun providing a spotlight for our awe-drenched moment

As I drew near,

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Categories: switched, beautiful, beauty, desire, dream, heart, longing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Legacy Worth Bearing

I was named ...
For my father, but not quite as you might think ...
His first name is my middle name, Richard,
And his middle name, Thomas,...

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Categories: switched, appreciation, family, father, father son, pride,
Form: Free verse
True Lies II
I remember it all clearly now,
The words he spoke to me
They all came from this bird I saw,
Sitting high up in that tree

At first I...

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Categories: switched, crazy, funny, humor, humorous, imagination, silly,
Form: Rhyme
I can’t remember everything, I can’t recall my birth
Aimlessly I wonder what my goal is here on earth
The prospects here are wide and vast, I...

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Categories: switched, angst, imagination, life, people, science fiction,
Form: Couplet
Paradise Mislaid
We decided to turn Paradise into real estate.
Trouble was, we weren’t too sure where to find it,
Though experts had located it somewhere
Slightly west or east...

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Categories: switched, paradise, satire, tree,
Form: Free verse
Wolf Hunting
I heard a story once about people up north.
Where there’s long days and long winters
And the snow piles higher than houses.

They hunt wolves in winter,

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Categories: switched, faith, inspirational, nature,
Form: Free verse

Fred the farmer he bought a new tractor
The milk maid he wanted to attract her
He said you wanna ride 
So she jumped in beside 

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Categories: switched, humor,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Shooting Stars
are there
stars in heaven above
annoying pinpricks in the firmament?
No need for black holes if all stars were shot on sight.
The reach for the stars is...

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Categories: switched, stars,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Time Machine
In the midst of my sweet childhood days
I came across a gorgeous machine.
It was known by different names
But I called it my time machine.

A big...

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Categories: switched, 10th grade, imagination, time,
Form: Free verse
look at you and smile
I smile when i look at you
And hope you smile back
When i see you finally do
I wake up and find the real facts
You dont feel...

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Categories: switched, love, me, me, smile,
Form: Free verse
abortion, advice to young women and men
At this hour ... without any planning I write because I got up to use the restroom, but switched on my text messages and saw...

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© Anil Deo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: switched, abortion, abuse, addiction, america, bible, forgiveness,
Form: Prose
It began with a tiny black hole in my mind,
bit by bit it gravitated me into the void;
making me a slave to silence.
I had never...

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Categories: switched, birth, deep, depression, faith, feelings, hope,
Form: Free verse