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Best Swooshed Poems

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


The frenzied forces of cold, icy streams
detonate explosively on the rocks below.
Their rapid currents wreak havoc 
on logjams caught in crevasses beneath

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Categories: swooshed, creation, earth, environment, mountains, natural disasters,
Form: Free verse

The Woods
The twisted trees swayed
as the wind swooshed in the night sky
The gates intertwined with vines
that blossomed the thorns of time.
How they come so close
To your...

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Categories: swooshed, beautiful, wisdom, youth,
Form: Narrative
Mary Skit


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Categories: swooshed, fun, funny,
Form: Limerick
Petermannchen handed me over his bunch of key
Petermännchen handed me over his bunch of key
Hugged me and sent me to the east Aegean sea
There I found a bold golden bull
He was chewing...

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Categories: swooshed, fun, funny,
Form: Limerick
Flickering Flame
Dear, ice cold hands:
You came from a place of hurt and evil. You were used to people walking in and out of your life. You...

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Categories: swooshed, beauty, death, fire, hurt, lost love,
Form: Narrative

Premium Member The Undertow
The Undertow

The two could feel the undertow
Pull at them both - then let them go
He wondered if she could know
Or sense it too and let...

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Categories: swooshed, anxiety, conflict, confusion, desire, emotions,
Form: Verse
Premium Member TANTRUM

a perfect storm of tears as her teeny feet stomped,
and her voice roared ferociously,
surprising stoic parents.

in full-blown hurricane style,
     her entire...

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Categories: swooshed, child, storm,
Form: Free verse
Sans Scribbling Scrolling, Scrounging Scrunching, Scrying Scribe section seventy
Sirens sounded secretly securing source. Strait sacks swooshed scamps scaling sensitive sentries (simply spayed seals) surveying surrounding staked spy sotted sham semicircular slipshod shelter. Snappy,...

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Categories: swooshed, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Epic
Pachyderm Grip
I know you love Korean food and dine on the 
other sweet side of the world
I wonder if you toppled clean over
when the runaway circus...

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Categories: swooshed, adventure, animals, life, nature, places, time,
Form: I do not know?
Dinosaur Limericks
Miss Velociraptor knew she was scary,
she’d be rich if for each scream she had a penny.
She tried her best not to growl,
not to chase, beat...

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Categories: swooshed, animal,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member My Thoughts
My thoughts, they swirl, like dried up grass
Everywhere on breezes- 
No sense, too many on the move
Swooshing through my mind.

I just can’t focus on the...

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© W.C. Hull  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swooshed, love,
Form: Free verse