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Best Swivelling Poems

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


Night Mares
The ceiling's dark is swivelling to stars,
but something stirs the sea, turns skies tidal:
the nightly mares who call from moon and Mars
and shake the shackle...

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Categories: swivelling, myth, night, sky, universe,
Form: Sonnet



Talk to me
Would you please tell me where I wronged you
Said I to Love
As we sat close to each other
Yet,
Distanced!

Would you please tell me 
As I understand...

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Categories: swivelling, hope, how i feel, i love
Form: Free verse
Hawai'i Nei
Wahine hula dance all night
Swivelling hips beneath moonlight
But comes the dawn
Bikini on
They surf the waves like dynamite!...

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Categories: swivelling, culture,
Form: Limerick
Winter Fantasia
Winter Fantasia.

Snowman, his coat a trillion frosty threads...crotched by Jack,
the naughty mischief maker. 
Each crystal cast perfect by Boreas.      ...

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Categories: swivelling, beauty, fantasy, happiness, nature, snow, winter,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Way out over Copland's Appalachian Springs
 
We dragged the slopes to our feet.
On the summit, we burnt our clothes
for wood and there shuffled our feet
in the hush of the falling...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swivelling, inspirational, fire, fire,
Form: Lay



To live, flightless birds
A single branch, clawed and pecked, fickle and straining,
Lonely Nestling and father, paw and peck at their home
Lonely branch, spasms in the wind
Nestling and father...

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Categories: swivelling, caregiving, childhood, death, dedication, depression, faith,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Small Town Fantasies
It makes a heart glad to know 
there are still, small country towns 
like Woodford, where homes 
with large old trees, 
sit scattered between small...

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Categories: swivelling, fantasy, fun, nostalgia,
Form: Free verse
Tuna On The Cob
Scented ember a moulted smoulder
Skied as crackling softness 
Spied and felt thru a film of dexterity
Uncalibrated, solvent, translucid
Trance and dance

Street fleet, guttering inhabited by creased...

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© Rob Browne  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swivelling, metaphor,
Form: Fibonacci
Premium Member Another Man's Treasure





"Another Man’s Treasure"



Jetsam tumbles
broken doorbells
no one
answers
anymore

ironing boards 
pressing to imprint
something of significance
a life, your life
droll and predictable

it all sinks 
to the bottom 
of a bad...

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Categories: swivelling, baptism, romance, symbolism,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Ruba'iyat of Creteil Lake - Part Fifteen
The Ruba’iyat of Créteil Lake – Part Fifteen

She dreamed a dream all unfulfilled all through the dragging day
Even while she tossed and grumbled half-starved and...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swivelling, allegory,
Form: Rubaiyat
V E R T Y P O
Not
the dripping words from rotund cheeks
Or 
the mesmerized audience in fashionable conferences
Not
the frantic letters pawned from sacred pages
Nor
the cowering force of conviction in hallowed institutes
Neither
the...

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Categories: swivelling, life, loss, mystery, sorry,
Form: Free verse
To love or to battle
The sunset was amazing,
Blinding,
Divine, wonderful!

Yet, standing on the ocean bed
Was a warship
Loaded, armed,
Ready to attack!

It felt like life on Earth had become hell
Now,
To fight shall...

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Categories: swivelling, life, love,
Form: Free verse
AUTUMN LEAVES MEDITATION
OUTSIDE YOUR WINDOW IS  A BRILLIANCE OF LEAVES SWIVELLING AND 
DANCING ROUND AND ROUND.  THE SKY IS THE COLOR OF MAPLE SYRUP. 
THERE...

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Categories: swivelling, nature,
Form: Free verse
Having to Fight
You will have to fight to survive
Whispered the guardian angels 
Watching over me
As I was swivelling in between the folds
Of consciousness lapsed in deep sleep!

You...

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Categories: swivelling, death, faith, hurt, life, philosophy, sad,
Form: Free verse
You Speak of Love
You speak of love
And I
Suddenly
No mere Jason for a mother's life
Cannot shake how flimsy
The promises of loyalty sail
The desert sea of needs.
And so beyond
The gourmet...

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Categories: swivelling, love
Form: Free verse
this town
this town cries 
thru nights
in sirens, in
flashing lights- 
it is the fear
that shakes the
air, not the cold-
sight swivelling
fast, hasty & 
unclear. the day
sighs, exhales 
hard,...

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Categories: swivelling, allegory, life, places, sad,
Form: Free verse