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Best Swooning Poems

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


A Swans Return
Grace had floated royal 
among the sweet summered months,
and not a moment had passed
without the nectar of love;

Three feathered lords so fledgling
white-black,
sleeping white at noon,
'neath...

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Categories: swooning, animal, beauty, freedom, love, nature,
Form: Classicism



Kissing Snowflakes

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Categories: swooning, beauty, imagery, kiss, romantic, snow, together,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member - Shadows Of Beauty Kiss -

A contrast between imagined beauty
When the moon kisses shadows of your feet 
But these fantasies remain forever beyond reach
Dancing under starlight as they wink 
The...

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Categories: swooning, beauty, heart, music,
Form: Free verse
How I Love You
 I love you as I love the warbling birds of spring
That tones sweet the fragrant hours of day
Just like the Trini flower's soft murmurings
On...

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Categories: swooning, romantic,
Form: Rhyme
I Knew You From A Distant Dream
I knew you from a distant dream
The sweet streams cry out
The dumb rocks perspire with dew
My heart flutters in your comely grace
You're more beautiful than...

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Categories: swooning, dream, imagery, romantic,
Form: Free verse



My Beloved
 The sweet bells hung upon the soft woven air
The streams in recite and the cold plucked tear
From your pure brown eyes, softly as you...

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Categories: swooning, imagery, romantic,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Barefoot in the Bushfires of the Vanities





"Barefoot in the Bushfires of the Vanities"



Heat rises slowly to rapture flames licking and teasing
Blue Ghostgums to stretch and crack wide open
as Fire spreads molten...

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Categories: swooning, art, life, muse, psychological, sensual,
Form: Free verse
Down The Garden Path
Dozens of gallant white tulips swooning
Promising fragrant notes to ponder
Fiery stains of red passion tattooed 
Whistling breeze freshens her view

Last petal standing determines her fate
Daisy...

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© Carol B.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swooning, flower, garden,
Form: Personification
The Magician's Hall
The wind is in the west 

   and the moon large and low,

   the tapered horizon aglow

   with the...

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Categories: swooning, allegory, creation, god, nature,
Form: Rhyme
In The Minds Fixed Eye
VIII

In the minds fixed eye I see five newly discovered graves,              
Headless...

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Categories: swooning, myth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member For Thy Hand, This Romantic Letter Sent
 For Thy Hand, This Romantic Letter Sent
  (In Collaboration with Keith O. J. Hunt)

Always this, your dainty hand was most desirous goal
Depths of...

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Categories: swooning, art, beautiful, creation, heart, love, passion,
Form: Romanticism
The Emperor Takes His Ease
L'Empéreur s'amuse

(after Victor Hugo)

For the banished ones, of stubborn resistance,
France is far off.  The tomb is near.
But don’t worry, Prince.  Enjoy your existence.
In...

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Categories: swooning, political,
Form: Rhyme
Legends and other small Things
'O starry night ----
  with the soul of the world in your silver eyes,
  I came with nothing this ancient trek,
  this...

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Categories: swooning, age, memory, mystery, nature, youth,
Form: Classicism
Premium Member WHERE WERE YOU IN THE SEVENTIES
WHERE WERE YOU IN THE SEVENTIES

i was between a tween and adult, in the house of the hudson valley,
and music was my main man,

i would...

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Categories: swooning, life,
Form: Bio
Premium Member Too soon, too soon
Escaped! furtive glances
   Manifest of enchanted trances
Arrested by crimson faces averted
   Too soon, too soon, they'd flirted

The air yearned with sensation
...

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Categories: swooning, innocence, lost love, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Where Bumbles Bounce
Flitting and buzzing in a 
playful, poetic dance
a whirr of delicate wings 
crescendos and decrescendos
among a colorful carpet of
sumptuous, silky petals. 

Daring drones speed dizzily...

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Categories: swooning, insect, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Butterfly Princess
"Just living is not enough, said the butterfly fairy...one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower"  Hans Christian Anderson


    ...

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Categories: swooning, butterfly, fairy, fantasy,
Form: Quintella
the choosen one
already naked
estimating time
of arrival suggest
coordinates for my
backyard positioning of
my uncoordinated body
leaving a bit of flexibility
in case of a need for any
slight rearrangements i
might need to...

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Categories: swooning, muse,
Form: I do not know?
A KISS ON VJ DAY
"Times Square was magnet to rejoicing
hearts, as mine was on that day the victors 
came. With roses, red, as were perhaps,
my cheeks, I vowed each...

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Categories: swooning, anniversary, history, introspection, nostalgia, people, angel,
Form: Blank verse
Sweet Little Marigold

She was a dairymaid, oh so sweet;
many a year ago.
Her figure was trim, her hair was neat,
with ringlets tied up in a bow.
And many a...

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Categories: swooning, beauty, devotion, song-
Form: Lyric
Premium Member The Swoon Hypothesis - Part 2
"The Swoon Hypothesis" - Part 2



Arimathea stands next to you and I on the deck, soon we are back in Nazareth, you press into my...

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Categories: swooning, imagery, jesus, love,
Form: Free verse
A Poet's Confession
It is like a drunk
or addict reaching that 'so called' stopping off point. That point
where one can't imagine life with or without the fix. Writing...

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Categories: swooning, appreciation, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Chalice of Murdered Crows






"The Chalice of Murdered Crows"





How many moonbeams
would it take to overflow 
my chalice bathe me naked
dew kissed diamond glistening
bare skin freedom feet seeking
my missing, slow...

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Categories: swooning, dark, destiny, fate, love, mystery,
Form: Free verse
The Petal
The petal has floated into a new vast world
The wind of harmony uplifts the petal
The petal is drifting with serendipity 
The petal is in love

Bliss...

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Categories: swooning, beautiful, love, nature, spring,
Form: Personification
Premium Member I Love Food
I love you the best, but you LIE with your invites

Leisurely you come to entice my taste bud and hijack my brain
Oblivious to the addiction...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swooning, addiction, food, heart, i love you,
Form: Acrostic