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Best Swivels Poems

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

Premium Member Transient
Along with cadent rhythms of the day,
night crawlers hum like bees around a hive.
Black shadows stretching longer, curve and blend,
to splinter into shards below the...

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Categories: swivels, night, sky,
Form: Iambic Pentameter


She is the fish-maiden of the night,
a  temptress that croons to the sky
wading on gills of  fondled thoughts, 
the bearer of one fine...

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Categories: swivels, sea, song, sorrow,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member This All Could Be

AtTractions of the urban surfer,
ExHibits at the shored enclaves,
AbIde the faithful their sole journey,
BaSking rays of summer's retreat,

CoAstal clutter of crowds roll on,
CeLebrities of the...

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Categories: swivels, 12th grade,
Form: Acrostic
A City Night-View
out the window a choking night-wind blows through the city.   
rancid and steamy.   
it wraps itself up my building and into...

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© Sam Toil  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swivels, city,
Form: Free verse
A Perfect Day to Journey and A Perfect Day to Learn - part 2
A Perfect Day to Learn 

We took our late lunch in a wooden cabin at the foot of the mountain where exotic foods in sumptuous...

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© lg ds  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swivels, adventure, courage, encouraging,
Form: Haibun

Red Kite
red kite
so effortlessly.
Rising, lifted high by thermals
above the contours of this parched and dusty landscape.

his graceful circles
in seemingly timeless motion.
His lifelong mate follows at measured...

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© Mike Jones  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swivels, bird, nature,
Form: Fibonacci
Lets go fishing
Grab your rhodes, your lines, your reels.
Grab your hooks, your swivels, your sinkers.
Grab your power bait, your worms, your stinkers.
Grab your tackle box, your cooler,...

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Categories: swivels, friendship, nature, uplifting
Form: List

As riverbank swivels
on deepened water floor
with ripples of fine air
its movement quivering… 
like tidal sways, the route
a junction, long mile.

Finding restfulness
that cuddles heaved turns
to soak...

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Categories: swivels, life, mystery,
Form: Diminished Hexaverse
fish tanka

I gaze at a bowl

Where goldfish swivels through moss

Its fine gills aglow---

With such aquatic prowess
As it wiggles restlessly

A New Tanka Contest
Mar 31, 2015

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© RHOMA EM  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swivels, fish, water,
Form: Tanka
Silent River Run
Silent River Run

Research fun gear, on-line or stocked.
Preparation: mixing, matching, dots.

Please, try not to harm the catches we snare;
Eat less of animal flesh;
And, plant lives...

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© Tom Arnone  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swivels, allegory, cat, environment, fish, fishing, sports,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Carelessness
A small pile of bone dry leaves lay
nestled, protected between two roots
It was a sorchingly hot sunny day
all the trees desperately needed rain

The land that...

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Categories: swivels, fire,
Form: Epic
Dreams Alas
Marvel at that prosperity.
Rejoice in it's majestic fabrication. 
Your mind never felt so good.
Forgotten methodical happenings.

Critters running; wildly picking at my brain. 
Reading my genetics...

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Categories: swivels, beauty, creation, dream, heart, imagination, spiritual,
Form: Concrete
Lion Dancing To A New Year
Lion Dancing To A New Year

It is that time of the year, you'll know it by the din reaching your ears...
Thunderous gong beats, clashing cymbals...

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Categories: swivels, appreciation, blessing, celebration, community, dance, fun,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Evening Prayer
I heard the whispers of the Mantis,
as I prayed, "My lord, please grant us
a moment’s peace from cricket calls
which echo always through these halls."

Said the...

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Categories: swivels, funny, humor, humorous, insect, nonsense, prayer,
Form: Couplet
Listen to Nature at Night
How delightful is the softest sound of a clear and starry summer's night,
You may hear a moth bashing up against a cottage window pane near...

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Categories: swivels, nature, sound, garden, green, sound,
Form: Prose Poetry
Mona Lisa why (1 of 2)
Mona Lisa why?
Mona Lisa loves sunshine
Rather, speechlessly cries… Why!?

See her left side’s show?
A scared girl’s face through window?!
With her straight blond hair does stroll?

Looking at...

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Categories: swivels, artsea, sea,
Form: Choka
Mind of a Muse
Mind of a Muse

My canvas swivels 
melodiously under my pen
Recording visions my
 muse recommends

Traveling to kingdoms 
hidden in creative thoughts
My openness has yearned for 

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Categories: swivels,
Form: Rhyme
The praying mantis possesses
two ginormous eyes but
only one ear, did you hear?

Although she seems in prayer,
and perfectly still, she can
lash out and kill at will.


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Categories: swivels, destiny, insect, inspirational,
Form: Verse
Spring Warmth
Spring Warmth

Twists, twirls, swivels… whirls!
Spring flowers, new dreams unleash.
Cascades of sunlight…

© Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen
January 25, 2010

Poetic form:  Haiku

Inspired by Poetry Soup member contest, “WAITING...

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Categories: swivels, seasons
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Looking Up
In the luscious blue
There is no guarantee
You know right
From wrong.
Forced to swim through irregularities,
Logic become a mischievous light.
Time swivels while you scramble.
The forward pull,
The hidden...

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Categories: swivels, life, nature,
Form: Free verse
"Psycho" (1960)
She taps her shoulder
Mothers' chair swivels around
The violins shriek......

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Categories: swivels, music, mystery
Form: Senryu
the splinter
The existence, always swivels on pain.
Steps, and steps again....
We do not know where they lead us,
It's as  the days crumbles,
and we must live with...

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Categories: swivels, body, feelings, sad love,
Form: Free verse
Callous ruler is he who beholds my wretchedness with a bliss
He swivels smoothly seeing me shrivel in scorch
See him laugh but boot not, his chair...

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Categories: swivels, bullying, care, corruption, leadership,
Form: Rhyme
The Askance Chapter 5 Part 5a
A Thousand Words

My dreams were of late as of months away
I am not to feel, neither am I to see its coming
Have I fallen asleep...

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© Joel Lee  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swivels, imagination,
Form: Rhyme
Life Of Avian Deception


Serrated wings spread wide on wandering wind,
it glides smooth in sly trail of swerving sinister way 
in timid sky eyeing the vibrant...

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Categories: swivels, analogy, bird, life,
Form: Rhyme