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Best Swoop Poems

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

In One Fell Swoop

Your words cut-  like a woodcutters axe
chopping me down,
blood spills onto the pine strewn floor.
Exhaling words. Spoken without thought,
or love, trapped in an unbreakable...

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Categories: swoop, lost love,
Form: Free verse

Uncharted Waters

An ocean tumbles through dreams of you. In depths unknown,
I float above. Oh, how I long to dive beneath your surface,  
yet I am...

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Categories: swoop, appreciation, longing, love, ocean,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Night the Grinch Stole our Muses
 'Twas the night before Christmas and their pages were bare
  Not one word could they write, not one verse to declare

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swoop, christmas, holiday,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Climbing Raven Rocks
I dance upwards;
below me,
the waves slap the cliffs
and beat the rhythm.

Wind whipped clouds gallop
with flying manes
across the blue plain of the sky.

The wild geese resent

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Categories: swoop, happiness, nature,
Form: Free verse
There Are Days When
The time seems to wander, languishing here and there, jealous of the wind.
Sometimes it flies, to almost find it's end, even when you have barely...

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© meru groen  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swoop, remembrance day,
Form: Dramatic Monologue

Premium Member Equinox
As the weather softly turns
Beckoning in the Equinox
Clusters of colourful bulbs
Dance and sway in the breeze
Eagles swoop up on thermals
Flying high until they are specks

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Categories: swoop, spring,
Form: Abecedarian
Premium Member Memo for Destroyer Poet A LINDA: 3 20 p m, 23rd April 2013 Paris, France
MEMO for Destroyer Poet A Linda: 3. 20 p.m., 23rd April 2013 – Paris, France
If you are Red   I am Brown

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swoop, dedication,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Love Poetry
If only for a moment,
I could swoop you away.
I’d plan an entire night,
Easing the stress of the day.

Fresh cut roses in a vase,
And a candle...

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Categories: swoop, love
Form: Romanticism
A Matter of Convenience
A grove of magnolias perfumes the air
as they sit absorbed in one another's gaze,
she with her crochet and he with his collectibles
uneasy in their pleasure...

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Categories: swoop, happiness, day, drug,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Warrior Princess
Don’t think me fragile, quick to break
No, don’t ever make that mistake
My warrior spirit’s deep and strong
I can avenge when faced with wrong
I am the...

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Categories: swoop, character,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Blossoms and Bubbles
     In a magical forest among the purple ice plants
     the queen fairy floats by inside a...

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Categories: swoop, beauty, dance, fairy, fantasy, flower, fun,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Favorite Poem -----
A Love Song

Melodies pour out from my soul.
They float up towards the stars,
swirl in and around clouds, 
swerve, spiral and swoop like swallows
in search of...

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Categories: swoop, love, nature, song,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Warriors Final Due
The moon had held a wickedness 
So unlike many of night I've seen
Embraced in an eerie listessness
While projecting an ominous scene

This night a warriors life...

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Categories: swoop, betrayal, conflict, courage, war,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Simple Pleasures
Cotton candy clouds at sunset
 Star lit skies at darkest night
 Yellow moons in the heaven 
 My hand in yours held tight .


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Categories: swoop, blessing, emotions, romantic love, sensual,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Bright Birds
Deceptive, drowsy,
the gray cat, Tempus, in doldrums
lazes, purring, stretching.
I have watched him:
cunning eyes half-closed,
he stalks bright birds in the garden,
near day lilies.
Wings wet from flights

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Categories: swoop, allegory, life, nature, pets,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Snowy Owl
In my white feathered coat, I look divine.
I hunt at night, but also in bright day.
My bold rounded eyes as gold amber shine.
Dawn guilds my...

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Categories: swoop, bird, nature,
Form: Personification
Buildin' Birds
Buildin’ Birds…

Your hands dart and weave
In, out, up.. then hover
Swoop right… then left

As simply as sight 
Of a birds dreamy flight
Floating to perch proud on...

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Categories: swoop, animals, art, devotion, family, imagination, inspirational,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Endless
Do I fly into another day without you?

With wings of a luminescent swan,
I swoop towards heavenly certainties
Holding each verse your breaths create
On our virgin parchment


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Categories: swoop, life, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Rainbows Dreaming of Gray
Scrambling tooth and nail for a patterned fate
I approached the lofty mansion of Learning's Gate.
All cued up for a slip of paper - the one...

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Categories: swoop, allegory, education, freedom, growing up, how
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Sound of Silence - Lady Hawke - with Darren White
The lovely Lady Isabeau and her lover, medieval French Knight Etienne escape to flee the lustful advances of wicked Bishop of Aquila causing them to...

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Categories: swoop, betrayal, desire, emotions, evil, love, romance,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Eagles
Eagle flying high, just a dot in the sky
I fly in to join you and circle with you
together we take delight in plummeting down
then climbing...

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Categories: swoop, bird, nature,
Form: Personification
Premium Member THE DAISY
In my bed.
Winter blahs.
Colorless ground
Icy jaws.

I poke my head
Timidly forth.
I see some green
I feel some warmth.

I stretch my tendrils
Toward the sky.
Spindly spikes
Reaching high.

Slowly my body

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Categories: swoop, anti bullying, character, discrimination, dream, flower,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member If I Were An Elephant

If I were an elephant I'd remember all kinds of things
like where to find juicy trees and nice cold springs.
I'd jump...

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Categories: swoop, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member OWL SEE YOU
Please don’t ruffle my feathers
It is very rude when you stare
I have the most sensitive hearing
And I know you are lurking there

I mainly venture out...

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Categories: swoop, bird, nature, night,
Form: Personification
My Least Favorite Things
 To the tune of.. “These are a Few of my Favorite Things“.

Bass boomers spreading their mis’ry in traffic
Craving attention and driving me spastic,
Not caring...

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Categories: swoop, funny, me, light, green, light, me,
Form: Rhyme