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Best Sword Poems

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


Death of the Poet Destroyer
~The Untold Fatal Attraction Poem~

Mid-morning she sees the sun ahead
Her death flowed in a messaged bottle
Gazing into her brown eyes upon all open sores,
Her conscience...

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Categories: sword, birth, change, conflict, death, eulogy, life,
Form: Ballad



Premium Member To all the heart breakers -a ZOMBIE's valentine
Wouldn't you rather~

Wouldn't you rather be dead?
Maybe shoot yourself in the head?
Over my dead heart, I'd never want to be a zombie like you.
The sight...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sword, anger, death, horror, humorous, love, slam,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sailing the Seas In A Pecan Tree
The wind billows out from the seat of his britches
With determined eyes, skinned knuckles and knees
He climbs up the rails nailed from old cedar pieces
To...

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Categories: sword, adventure, old,
Form: Rhyme
The Age of Poet Destroyer
A diamond in the Frost ... I am Emily, gazing through the years, 
Like Poe from rancid taste and dark smoke shadows
Florescent waste escaping a...

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Categories: sword, community, pride, princess, strength, symbolism, visionary,
Form: Epic
Premium Member BECAUSE I LOVE YOU




I saw the bitter tears of unhappiness
Running down your agonizing face,
Ravaged with pain,

And I became a sponge of compassion
To absorb them.


I heard the howling 
Of...

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Categories: sword, friendship love, humanity, society,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member The True Knight
POTD 9th April 2018

Synopsis -
A story of selflessness without jealousy or rancor that is often evident through the ages in all walks of life, even...

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Categories: sword, love, romance, sensual,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member John F Kennedy - Martin Luther King Jr - Robert F Kennedy and Donald Duck


it was the sixties
we were young
we were going to change the world
spin it like a basketball on our finger
take the three point shot 
win the...

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Categories: sword, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
The Viking - repost
Glory and honour oh man of the North
Valhalla waits to welcome thee
Spend a night of passion with thy Lady
For tomorrow death or conquest await

Come into...

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Categories: sword, death, dream, fantasy, hero, history,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Price of Free Will
Medicine Hat Appaloosa
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Remember free will, too, has been gifted,
with freedom, allied to fate's fickle choice.
Tendered words uttered still, now uplifted, 
God provides each one a...

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Categories: sword, 6th grade, earth, god, horse, introspection,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Darkness Where Now Poe And Raven Reside, Part One
Darkness Where Now Poe And Raven Reside,
(Part One)

As the Raven cross into the dark pits
Those in torment went into heaving fits
Its shrieking calls, alarms even...

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Categories: sword, dark, death, evil, fear, grief, horror,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Tale Of Lemuria, Master Poe, Pen And I
(Lemuria: A hypothetical "lost land" variously located in the Indian and Pacific Oceans.)
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The Tale Of Lemuria, Master Poe, Pen And I

Its birth a shake of...

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Categories: sword, appreciation, art, creation, imagination, inspiration, mythology,
Form: Narrative
White Picket Fence
Featuring: Keith :)
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Fresh sand garments 
The Mental Colosseum floor
Self-infliction's--waging wars 
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~ AND THE POEM BEGINS ~

A mask, tiny holes
Breathing heavily
Dancing around my toes
Broad carbon steel
Safe...

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Categories: sword, adventure, art, beauty, body, bullying, conflict,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Cas Tim Jan And Me
You have all heard I am sure of the three musketeers
The group with the swords not the ones with the funny ears

Reminds me of a...

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Categories: sword, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Put on Your Warrior Spirit
Don't let him sway you with his sultry rhymes
Don't let him woo and steal your heart away
Don't let him touch your soul with soulful lines
You...

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Categories: sword, strength, woman,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member O' Butterfly
O' Butterfly, a child, disgraced 
Bewitched without a chance
Beguiled, exquisitely endowed. Frail wings held no escape
Such innocence would glaze her eyes, as gossamer might do

He...

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Categories: sword, butterfly,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE MOURNING OF MOTHER EARTH








You, unfeeling creatures
Who call yourselves human,

You, fleeting bubbles of reason,
Accidental parasites of time,

You, filthy microbes of cancer,
Ephemera of invincible eternity,

You, who try to fill your...

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Categories: sword, earth, humanity, life, pollution,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Halloween's Headless Horseman
One Halloween night when I was five
Rain pelted city streets, we stayed inside

Dad lit the Jack-o-lantern candle
Told us the tale of a famous vandal

One “Headless...

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Categories: sword, childhood, children, dad, halloween, holiday,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member One Master
I signed a contract with the state
to use my body as they will.
My mind they did manipulate.
In the name of freedom, I would kill.

I never...

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© Jan Terry  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sword, baptism, god, military, soldier,
Form: Rhyme
The Generous Bard
(The Merry Adventures of Robin Good)

Sherwood's Forest legendary, leading man 
up, down, tricking eggs between branches
slender, slander, his voice is growing thinner
twisting, turning heads 50...

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Categories: sword, abuse, character, community, corruption, mentor, pride,
Form: Alliteration
Standstill
Strangely bent this journey extends
Surreal at times, yet so real at ends
Each end confronts with a hardship of choices
With an abrupt passing, or an eternity...

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Categories: sword, brother, death, friendship, loss, war,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Love Burial
The burial ground,  groomed to greet
the gatherers of their love apocalypse
with garlands grown and sown
from the rose fire of Athena's throne,
on this day they...

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Categories: sword, love, endurance, universe,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Long Distance Dreamer
Call me evil
Call me names
Call me 

Kiss me on the lips
Kiss my heart
Kiss me

Wrap me in your arms
Hold me within your breasts
Whisper your longings

Touch me...

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Categories: sword, beautiful, i miss you, longing, pain,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member A talk with Him
Outside, a table awaits idle: I join as though it was my companion
Pondering about life as if it were water appeasable to the deepest canyon
Trees...

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Categories: sword, faith, life, religion, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Achilles, His Heart and Soul Were Mortal
Achilles, His Heart and Soul Were Mortal
Part One- (Years Before Troy)

Achilles* woke, his slain foes calling out his name
hearing merciless woes, his sharpen sword they...

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Categories: sword, courage, fantasy, hero, history, mythology, symbolism,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I am Virgo Too
In response to my fellow poetess, dearest friend and soul sister, Jennifer Proxenos, inspiring poem “I am Virgo”

I am Virgo too
A September woman
thriving in her...

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Categories: sword, autumn, beauty, faith, friendship, how i
Form: Free verse