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Best Swoon Poems

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


Premium Member A Tale of Fire and Ice
Part I: Ice

He shines like silver midnight moon -
cool marble statue, this tycoon.
And though he makes the ladies swoon,
of ice he’s hewn.; of ice he’s...

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Categories: swoon, dream, fire, love, lust,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Tell the Night to Hold Me

I made for you, a castle
     But I built it in the sand
        ...

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Categories: swoon, forgiveness, heartbreak, heartbroken, lost love, love,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member No Poet, Am I

A poet, you say? Oh no, not am I,
               There's only...

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Categories: swoon, blessing, faith, inspiration, poetry, poets,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails - a collaboration with Robert and Teppo

Waking to cold blown tent, ground frozen icy hard
woods are my love, as is poetry to a bard.
Today starts my anticipated forest trek,
seeking salvation from...

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Categories: swoon, appreciation, beauty, introspection, nature, self, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Poet's Gift
A Poet's Gift

A poet writes to share a secret depth 
Of feelings within their soulful breast.
They write to grasp onto immortality,
To be remembered beyond their...

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Categories: swoon, art, poetry, writing,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member The Casualness Of Casualties

In the intimate interlace of chance and fate, in the ultimate interplay of time and place, and with the consummate checkmate of my human dignity,...

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Categories: swoon, death, evil, family, fate, life, love,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member Lover's Moon
 
Alone I stare in silence at the night  
and shiver with the breeze caressing cold 
The brilliance of the moon’s seductive light 
illuminates...

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Categories: swoon, lonely, love, moon, night,
Form: Sonnet
The Bard of Gort
Springing free from glistening 
Fronds
The summers heat leaps for 
Height;
Whilst drifting obscurely far
Above 
A distant lark now hangs in 
Flight.

Floats down his sweet trill,
Accompanied by...

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Categories: swoon, memory,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member To Bloom in Red Flame
Underneath all the layers
Of tradition
Of religion 
Of philosophy
Of reason and understanding
I smolder
In passion's pleasure bed of red
Paroxysms of pleasure
Emanate from my core
Searing the shroud
Flames of...

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Categories: swoon, sensual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Age Of Summer Love


Our summer love began in Gemini 
with sultry eves of wooing escapades,
and as the moon did swoon as it drew nigh
my lust you stirred with...

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Categories: swoon, romantic love, sensual, summer, true love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Orange Blossoms
The amethyst paeans of hyacinth
crest with a gust of butterflies
on the scent of orange blossoms
cascading to earth like snow flakes.
Blood-red geraniums blazon Spring's birth
not with...

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Categories: swoon, flower, metaphor, spring,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails
Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails

Waking to cold blown tent, ground frozen icy hard
woods are my love, as is poetry to a bard.
Today...

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Categories: swoon, appreciation, beauty, creation, introspection, nature, solitude,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member To Bloom in Red Flame
Underneath all the layers
Of tradition
Of religion 
Of philosophy
Of reason and understanding
I smolder
In passion's pleasure bed of red
Paroxysms of pleasure
Emanate from my core
Searing the shroud
Flames of...

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Categories: swoon, identity, image, passion,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member SHE - Epitome of Erotic Love
An Ode to Femininity and Romance -

The background music of this delicate poetic arrangement is intended to be played softly as you sit back and...

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Categories: swoon, love, romantic, sensual, sexy, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member To the Scoffers of Sensual Writes
To those who think that poetry must be
of lofty things, not sensuality
To those who write of stars and sun and moon
and who to romance will...

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Categories: swoon, passion, poetry,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Summer
Oh summer what have you done to me
so many flirtatious winks  teasingly
undressing me  with every wisp of
a welcomed heat filled breath

Oh summer, oh...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swoon, love, summer,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Lullaby My Lustrous Twilight

Golden-flecked bliss   
of enraptured blown-kiss   
stardust bestrewn   

beguiling skies   
bespangled sequin eyes   
shimmer in swoon...

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Categories: swoon, angel, dream, heaven, night, sky, song,
Form: Lyric
That Dawn, a Goddess Found Me: Collaboration with Robert Lindley
An early morn mist that fadeth away
revealeth the goddess that stole this heart.
In radiance, her hair shone as blazing gold
soft-born winds welcomed her that fine...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swoon, fantasy, love,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Diosa Del Amor

Paint a smile on the moon
     Flash your eyes to make it swoon
        ...

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Categories: swoon, beauty, fantasy, love, lust, metaphor, stars,
Form: Rhyme
Flying Over Vietnam, 1974
I flew,
a modern man in a steel bird,
with all the arrogance of
ancient Icarus, but my wings
did not melt nor I swoon.

I flew high, very, very...

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Categories: swoon, allusion, conflict, loss, remember, sad, war,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Starstruck in your deep Beauty
In your beauty, striking jewels within your light 
If I where to go into another world 
Searching behind each and every fold 
Wrapped up inside...

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Categories: swoon, beautiful, beauty, flower, love, romance,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Lovers Beyond Compare
I greet you, oh mighty Sun!
You who warm us everyone
You who glow to make things grow
You who melt all ice and snow
You are a most...

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Categories: swoon, dedication, love,
Form: Personification
Premium Member STREAMS IN THE DESERT

This misty river, scented sweet
From bare land you enthrall,
To quench the evening's sultry heat
Beside your cooling wall.

Low tide lends magic to this rite
To twirl upon...

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Categories: swoon, creation, hope, uplifting,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Black and White
United Colours: Black and White
Sponsor: Silent One


Your tune
sweeps me
so high
and free
but then
I hear
B sharp
with tears
and in
sweet trance
I swoon
in dance
with your
souls notes
while your
voice floats
on the
soft strings
as...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swoon, love, music,
Form: Verse
EVERYTHING FOR YOU
I've arrived..
Fancy cars, the stage and lights
Thousands at concerts every night 
Girls swoon and scream my name
Giving autographs, growing fame
I survived.. Now I've arrived 
And...

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© Lyric Man  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swoon, angst, crush, dream, heartbroken, how i
Form: Lyric