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Best Swivel Poems

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


Premium Member Owl Parliament, Eagle Owl Presiding
Owl Parliament is now in session, so be quiet please.
All whistles, hoots, growls, grunts and screeches need to cease.

As the largest of you all, I’m...

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Categories: swivel, bird, , cute,
Form: Couplet



Butterfly Whispers

The golden sun of yesterday
played out in fields of gold 
inside the tarping memory of father, handling LIFE   
the joyful whistles that he...

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Categories: swivel, beautiful,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member JOURNEY COMPANIONS: THE FRIEND SONNETS PART II
HEROES

Near somber guards, units of children heap 
dead leaves, naive to any else fallen.
Friend, you chuckle, but your posture speaks
of duty on this day of...

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Categories: swivel, friend, hero, places, poetry, integrity, ,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member OF PERMANENT DWELLINGS


An episode of birds hovers beneath 
a marmalade moon , just for a while,
as  cotton-clouds sweep
the brushed limbs of a sky ready
to cradle the...

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Categories: swivel, change, home, seasons,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member FACING THE HURT

To ride the sea is a pleasure and a curse
as huddle of gulls, starfish dart from nowhere
enchanting frolic on breakers, they traverse
into buoyant laps with...

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Categories: swivel, courage, fear, hurt,
Form: Ottava rima



Premium Member MOVING WITH SPONTANEITY




 early nightfall fondling skin
on glowing shafts from a world
so blind my body enters
cramps of memory

...dodoitsu...


~ As early nightfall tousles my hair prism light,
the alchemy...

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Categories: swivel, animals, inspirational, mystery, body,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member REELING IN MOTION
I twist evermore past a cotillion of meteors
Spreading plumes across unknown rhythm;
A mad swivel with myself, thrilling my essence 
In a hanging motion of a...

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Categories: swivel, dance, mystery,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member She's Getting Married at Christmas
She's getting married at Christmas,
The granddaughter who had said she'd never wed.
We are all quite fond of the young fellow
Who convinced her to forget the...

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Categories: swivel, wedding,
Form: Rhyme
Serene Shores
-3/7/14 and 5/2/14-
The waves of the sea and the screeching of the seagulls 
Mix together like coffee and cream
I feel like I’m livin’ a dream
I...

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Categories: swivel, beauty, deep, dream, encouraging, freedom, hope,
Form: Lyric
Unbalanced Hypocrisy

Sell the kinetic death metal,
see the swivel profits 
zooming to the stratosphere
Bloody schoolyard body count
is the cost of doing armed ant-farm business
Collateral damage is the...

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Categories: swivel, corruption, death, grief, political, truth,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Whipped Topping Grin
The opposition calls like intuition,
from down the halls to the master's kitchen.

Her knees are rocking cheddar cheese blocks,
and when she walks you hear Pop Rocks.

Her...

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Categories: swivel, body, chocolate, desire, food, sensual, smile,
Form: Rhyme
Crown Him Our Christ
Crown Him, Our Christ!

When the saints march forward 
Win the spiritual warfare in their bid
To prevail against the bits 
Of don'ts
When heart- darkened sinners
Are saved,transformed
Are...

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Categories: swivel, bible, heaven,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Silent Flight
 An owl takes off in silent flight
 Listening for its prey's slightest move
 For creatures which forage at night
 Survival is a skill they...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swivel, bird,
Form: Rhyme
Soldier of Ages
Dedicated to  Lt. Gen. George S. Patton, Jr. (November 11, 1885 – December 21, 1945) 


I'd fought a hundred battles 
   ...

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Categories: swivel, memorial day, patriotic, soldier, veterans day,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member MY DOG WALKING ME
 My Dog Walking Me

Out of the door, turn left, then cross
I'll lead us on, cause I'm the boss.

Let me see, it looks as though...
over...

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Categories: swivel, animal, dog, fun,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Amazon
Above the palms I scan the ebon night
With crystal stars reflecting in the dark
The yellow moon is shining on the boat
A crocodile swims by without...

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Categories: swivel, vacation,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Waiting
I sit here enjoying nature
From high up on the tree
I gaze an encompassing all that is around me

The weather is cool
With a soft breeze flowing...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swivel, autumn, nature,
Form: Personification
Premium Member FIREFLY--ACROSTIC

Flappers zoom with gentle reels of caprice
In twinkling shade coated by moonlit fleece
Roulette of wings dazzle to glaze skyline;
Enchanted, aisles of boughs play with the...

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Categories: swivel, joy, magic, nature,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member FULL MOON RITUAL



pageantry of stars
welcomes full moon  arising,
congos pulse  in bounced rhythm
for one midnight rush
garlands offered for wishes… 
arms catching heavenly flare

primal dances swerve
unleashing instinct’s...

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Categories: swivel, celebration, moon,
Form: Choka
Premium Member PITCHING IN

 
Gently, on a baked ceiling of a park
a boy ruffles  my fluttering skirt
like a naughty, vagrant wing,
and picks a baseball on the grass…
this...

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Categories: swivel, baseball, inspirational, kid,
Form: Light Verse
WHO IS TLH ANDRESS THOMAS LAM HSI ANDRESS
Copyright 2014 A.D., ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
By Thomas Lam Hsi Andress (TLH ANDRESS)
THE 'AUDACITY' OF DISCLOSURE!!!



Thomas Hsi
1 second ago
 
This VERY SONG is the VERY REASON...

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© Thomas Hsi  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swivel, baby, proposal,
Form: Ballad
The Day the Doctor Told Me
On the day
When the doctor told me 
My whole heart crushed 
Melting like snow in summertime
Leaving me to wonder 
Was this moment 
My realty 
A...

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Categories: swivel, inspirational, uplifting, day, life, god, me,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member The Push Me Pull You Game
Like a character in a Dr Seuss book
I play the New Years “Push Me Pull You” game
Daily I stretch stubborn limbs
Into pretzel-like shapes 
Hoping to...

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Categories: swivel, body, humor, new year,
Form: Free verse
A Futuristic Christmas 2044
My feet felt like frostbite had got them, 
Even though I had my suede boots on, 
I had just jovially returned from,  
That successful Christmas...

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Categories: swivel, christmas, computer, friendship, future, home, november,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Vulpes vulpes
In many colours I come and many places inhabit
when in South America crabs are my favourite
I chase them with great glee and delicately 
Their flesh...

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Categories: swivel, nature,
Form: Narrative