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Best Swooping Poems

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

(This theme coincidentally matched up with another contest I recently
entered, so I revised my sonnet and then PD graciously extended this
idea of a day of...

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Categories: swooping, nature, silence,
Form: Sonnet

Premium Member Captive Bird - 12 Bars 12 Dreams

                    12 BARS

Twelve  brazen bars,...

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Categories: swooping, freedom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Here in Paradise
drips from 
the sky,
and all around me, the world is awash
      in vibrant orange splendor
splashed    ...

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Categories: swooping, sun,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In Solitude
In solitude, I watch the clear blue sky.
Leaves flutter on the grand majestic oak
beneath which I am sitting; swallows fly
around me, swooping! Now I hear...

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Categories: swooping, nature,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Great Horned Owl
In the daylight hours, I spend  my time
So high on a perch, in a lofty pine
Where I fluff and comb my pretty plumes
And wait...

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Categories: swooping, bird, flying, nature,
Form: Personification

Call me not a child,
Treat me with adult words,
Eyes that scan the essence,
And see the centuries I have lived.
Ancient soul though young flesh, 
Half my...

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Categories: swooping, bereavement, change, memory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Of Kings And Kids - Collaboration with White Wolf
A Brothers White Production

Skipping through the tall dry grass
memories of childhood flood back
the summer of youth a distant cry
as mudlarks face an early sun

On my...

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Categories: swooping, books, childhood, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member DIVING IN

Where the heart leads
adventures follow
daring hearts
geared up to go
enthusiasm soaring
anticipating the challenge
forging ahead with confidence
thriving on the lust for conquest
laying groundwork for elation
swooping in wholeheartedly

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Categories: swooping, adventure, confidence, freedom, inspirational, longing, motivation,
Form: Free verse
Corona virus welcome to the UK
Its here the thing we all fear, 
The apocalypse is near,
The devils spurn has risen,
Trapping us in our homes like prisons,

To plague our planet already...

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© Sarah Cope  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swooping, care, death, sick, society, solitude, world,
Form: Rhyme
And still i drive - part one
Stars fall under failing skies...stars fall...stars fall...
And sadly...i start to drive.
Through the unremarkable village with its tall 
Georgian Bay window panes, lightless,
devoid of visages; outwardly...

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Categories: swooping, heartbreak, places,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Flight of the Eagle
At the first sign of light, I can hear incantation
slowly  ascending,  from the depths of the canyons
Windward it's calling to get my attention

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Categories: swooping, beautiful, beauty, bird, flying, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Golden Eagle
eagle flies
through billowed clouds
training his keen eye
on slight movement below.
Swooping, he clutches a hare.
Swift is the kill; now to a tree
he makes his way,...

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Categories: swooping, bird,
Form: Etheree
Premium Member Valentino
Temptation pulls us all into sin with gravity force
Wading in with human desires sweet sugar coating gloss
Strengths are nurtured and grown from our creator's...

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Categories: swooping, beautiful, beauty, emotions, faith, flower, heart,
Form: Couplet
Owlology 101
This is a poem I wrote last year for my grand loves bird...future ornithologist, maybe?

Owls belong to one of two different families or classes,

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Categories: swooping, bird, education, children, kids, nature, ,
Form: Rhyme
The secret lives of chimney pots I
Cluttering above huddled rooftops
Of sprawling villages 
And shy provincial towns;
Rising sharply amidst swooping
Hesitating when gathering at the
Tangled woodland perimeters of
Outlying greenland bounds,
Jostled apex ridges detach...

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Categories: swooping, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme
Light On the Devil's Chord - Day 23
I conversed with the lone demon,
Who had asked for redemption on an earlier day
On this day her voice was mightier,
More brave, and powerful
She dared not...

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Categories: swooping, bible, change, conflict, irony, light, love
Form: Epic
Pinning chests like puffins to project
      fuzzy assertion,
      huddled, brave foragers
chase the crumbs along the
      stained ground,

flapping feathers of civility during
      auspicious climbs and
      daft plummets, swooping in
massive waves of...

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© John Weber  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swooping, allegory, nature
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Fantasy Spy

Fantasy Spy

Would that I, like a Monarch butterfly,
Could fly across the fertile land and spy,
Top tree and lilac bush in the evening hush,
Swooping down above...

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Categories: swooping, analogy, fantasy, world,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Gift

If only we could fly above the treetops
Or wander down the endless plain.
Take wing beside the golden eagles..
And wander through a cloud of rain.

If ...

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Categories: swooping, introspection, nature
Form: Couplet
Premium Member ONE YEAR LATER
(the sequel to A Christmas Story Told By The Dog)

Twas the night before Christmas just one year ago,
When we had that commotion outside in the...

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© Judy Ball  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swooping, christmas, dog, funny,
Form: Quatrain
What would I say to you my love
if I  should chance to meet you yet again
in the summer rain
whilst I were walking in a...

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Categories: swooping, loss, me, summer, me, summer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Amidst Highland Glens
"without a care in the world the Grouse freely roam"

A quiet hush abounds amidst the scenic Highland Glens
Whilst saltire skies above silhouette a Golden Eagle...

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Categories: swooping, animals, nature
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Empty Room On A Summer's Day
            Empty Room On A Summer's Day

     An empty room...

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Categories: swooping, nostalgia, summer, sunshine,
Form: Rispetto
My Dog, Benbow
Somewhere beside the myrtle rose blooming white
By nutgrass overgrown, a palm tree sways in soft moonlight
Like an angel from the throne, and somewhere there
In your...

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Categories: swooping, animalsdog, dog, time,
Form: Verse
Tangling your Fingers in my Hair
Beautiful one
    its you I adore,
your angelic way,
   the knowledge you store.
Grace resides
    upon your skin,
sparking my...

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Categories: swooping, devotion, love, passionme,
Form: Rhyme