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Best Switching Poems

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

Your Judas Like Tan
""Child's Play""

You go down like rain,
A wishing star in disguise, 
You scream bloody murder 
-the perfect two face disgrace
Your lips forever stain and reside with...

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Categories: switching, betrayal, change, conflict, daughter, deep, depression,
Form: Dramatic monologue

Sweet Child Of Mine
     As I watched my daughter playing with her son, I couldn't help but see myself in her. I still think...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: switching, daughter, grandson, love,
Form: Haibun
Faces bright with anticipation
Awaiting Christmas illumination

Dad turned the switch on at the wall
The Christmas lights twinkled in the hall

The children gasped at the wondrous sight

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Categories: switching, christmas,
Form: Couplet
Old Bill
In Memory of Jimmy Dale Still, Barrel horse rider, KIA,  Song Be, Viet Nam, 1/1/70

Old Bill,
swaybacked, sand burrs in his mane.
He stands no longer...

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© Wayne Sapp  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: switching, loss
Form: Free verse
Reporting Live across the World
Reporting live on the soup, with Americas MOST. WANTED. POETS.
 Standing here with our host John, 
With an exclusive update on criminal poets, captured and...

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Categories: switching, dedication, friendship, funny, sweet, lost, lost,
Form: Narrative

Fingertips - Michael J, Falotico -


I reach in the dark with my hands stretched out the window.. 
My fingertips...

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Categories: switching, romance,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member MANX GAS
They are going to put up the prices
But say we will hardly notice the cost
They plan to increase the standing charges 
But spread them out...

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Categories: switching, anger, conflict, money,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Labelling People
Random labels
None apply.
We are all changelings
Pure and simple
Or complicated and unpure
Depending upon the mood, the moment, and our momentous events.
Divorce, death, cancer, car wrecks, they...

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Categories: switching, people, perspective, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Sex and the British
They’re drawing the curtains in Dorking,
Lighting the candles and pouring the lotions.
Switching off TV’s and shelving resentments,
Checking on children asleep in the darkness,
Creeping  ...

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Categories: switching, love, psychological, sexy, social,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Childish Heart
1. To the clear bidding for one, a mug wump it stands
showcasing mouthwatering care but with dirty hands
for trophy, for lust, all in a virulent...

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Categories: switching, adventure, betrayal, boy, character, heartbreak, lust,
Form: Lyric
The Loner Goes On
The Loner goes on
Imagining friends
He heads for a coffee
With hopes to an end
He looks at the counter
Then raises his head
And wonders why
All his looks...

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Categories: switching, inspirational,
Form: Quatrain
If I did not love you
A poem for every parent.

If I didn’t love you, would I say I care?
Would it matter where you going or what you have to wear?

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Categories: switching, child, children, i love you, love,
Form: Rhyme
The Witch Doctor
Face for fading music
Disappearing in the distant
Those that stood still
Were called forth by the mystic
To answer a question
To answer the inquisition
For this was not the...

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Categories: switching, adventure, fantasy, imagination, introspection, mystery
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Keyhole
"Environmental suits all checked and rechecked.  The chamber is sealed."


"We're losing barometric pressure!"


          "Energy output...

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Categories: switching, anxiety, environment, fear, fire, humanity, science
Form: Narrative
I believe we are lost
We were carried away
Rebels without cause
In our own unique ways

We took different roads 
But both ended here
Sewing wild oats
Til our paths...

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Categories: switching, change, confusion, family, growth, journey, lost,
Form: Free verse
The Loving Time
Excuse me now it's the Loving Time,
"Meows and purrs" while I write my rhymes.
Little nibble on my toe, just so I'll know, you're there.
Scratch on...

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© Izzy Gumbo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: switching, animals, life, love, motherme, , cute,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Snake
Sniping tongue with venom dripping,
Silken smiles that seldom waver,
Sneaking, creeping, sliding, slipping,
Switching skins to stay in favour,
Subtle schemes, their shapes seditious,
Sudden strikes, so deep, so...

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Categories: switching, allegory,
Form: Verse
Crawl into Me
Scattering into broken pieces
Of debris,
My life has become a black painting
Of nothingness,

Within myself I see,
 You concealing me,
I feel droplets of misery
Crawling into me, to...

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Categories: switching, angst, confusion, life, sad, life, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member If I Were an Igloo
If I were an igloos I would be different than the others, 
more flamboyant.
Painted in rainbow colors, 
I would play hip hop music, and I...

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Categories: switching, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Radishes Or Fudge

Wish I was handsome stead of a physical stud
With a body to die for, I'll let you guys be the judge
Good looks have advantages
But coz...

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Categories: switching, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Woods and Trees
In late Spring when heros scream

A source of sophistication from faint misery
Inside the thwart hidden silence of the pivotal solace of my mind
With mind blowing...

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Categories: switching, adventure, angst, animals, art, death, faith,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Rudolph

     Here we have Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer
     His nasal affliction caused by his liking for...

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Categories: switching, christmas, silly,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member Road Rage
Driving alone through the pouring rain,
plenty of time and road to gain,
now who is that nut driving so insane,
it must be a dang lame brain,


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Categories: switching, funny
Form: Dramatic monologue
My beautiful death note
My thoughts, they fade just like the words I try to speak.
They both have something in common,
they both want to seek.
Is there a solution?
Or any...

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Categories: switching, beautiful, cry, dark, farewell, freedom, suicide,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Nail fools when I bang this hammer, construction worker

I use my tool, that's my chick, I love to work her

Ain't putting her on the strip,...

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Categories: switching, life, metaphor, people, poems, poetry, poets,
Form: Rhyme