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Best Sworn Poems

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


Premium Member Glory of her magnificence
Oceans apart
buried under sandy shores,
a rare pearl slept comfortably
behind her walls.

Fate must have been kind,
for a common man like me,
to stumble upon her shell.
As I...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sworn, change, longing, love,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Young Brilliant Poet That Left Us Far, Far Too Soon Second Poet In Dedication series
Note:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Percy_Bysshe_Shelley
Percy Bysshe Shelley,  Born 4 August 1792
Horsham, Sussex, England[1]
Died , 8 July 1822 (aged 29)
Gulf of La Spezia, Kingdom of Sardinia (now Italy)
Occupation	Poet, dramatist,...

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Categories: sworn, appreciation, art, assonance, beautiful, blessing, encouraging,
Form: Rhyme
An Eternity II
And I begin my own steep climb into 
The Chalkland Downs              ...

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Categories: sworn, betrayal, , memorial,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Night I Fell Like Rain

You had that future retro look:  two thousand seventeen,
There was a slow and sultry permanence, a little slouchy lean
As you eased out of the...

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Categories: sworn, destiny, water, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Live Or Die, You Couldn't Do Both
Live Or Die, You Couldn't Do Both

Upon that dark ground, life was bloody and blue
all dark mists brought more than was due.
Dusty storms, blew about...

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Categories: sworn, art, creation, dark, death, imagination, pain,
Form: Sonnet



Premium Member Last Tussle in Brussels

Somewhere in Brussels, March 2019,
Poor Theresa’d not slept since about Halloween,
But at last it was ready! The dream Brexit treaty,
Which pleased every spluttering zealot so...

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Categories: sworn, fun, funny, humor, humorous, political,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Of Treasures Sought, Diving For Forbidden Dark Pearls
Of Treasures Sought, Diving For Forbidden Dark Pearls

I shall weave you, dear reader, words true and sincere
tho' will not be as great as those woven...

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Categories: sworn, beauty, dedication, emotions, life, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Tale Of Righteous And Just Demise Of Old Jack
Tale Of Righteous And Just Demise Of Old Jack

Old Jack had shot many before, once just for the sheer hell of it
Never squeamish about the...

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Categories: sworn, art, creation, dark, fate, imagination, people,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Name is Scheherazade
I do not want to die
Like each virgin you bed
When you have ravished her
It's off with pretty head

I do not want to die
But…Oh to be...

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Categories: sworn, history, how i feel, identity,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Moonlight Shadow
Moonlight Shadow


Broken dreams
On purple flamed wings

Celtic rumors
Burning bright

Crosses and crescents
Knights and swords

In the mist of a weary mystical night
I saw her lying there, chest broken...

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Categories: sworn, angel, beauty, destiny, gothic, imagination, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Banter in the bedroom
The cares of the world waft away like
the vague images of a forgotten dream  
when he climbs into bed beside me.  

And my...

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Categories: sworn, husband, love, romance, wife, me, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Find In Our Eternity, Sweet Love
Find In Our Eternity, Sweet Love 

 Find in my Heart,
 cast away misdeeds never to be embraced
 Find in my heart,
 a love of...

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Categories: sworn, angel, blessing, celebration, happiness, love, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Paradise Leaving Not A Trace
Paradise Leaving Not A Trace


I took the last picture off the wall
 then my broken heart started to bawl
 on the floor lay your broken...

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Categories: sworn, growth, heartbroken, lost love, memory, passion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member One Must Remain:
Like a thunderbolt through the heart,
She was beauty, a work of art,
A snowfield on a summer's day,
She was an angel here to stay.

Such loving eyes...

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© White Wolf  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sworn, angst, conflict, love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member When Red Sunset, Shines Its Brightest Inspiring Lights
When Red Sunset, Shines Its Brightest Inspiring Lights

When morning glories glow, your closed heart opens again
dawn's breaking light shows, a true faithful, loyal friend;
can you...

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Categories: sworn, deep, desire, feelings, heartbreak, recovery from,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Part One, From That Dark, Dark Abyss, The Long Black Curtain Rises
From That Dark, Dark Abyss, The Long Black Curtain Rises
 Third poet in my poet dedication series

Part One:
 
Curtain rises and we see as Raven's...

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Categories: sworn, appreciation, art, dark, literature, poetry, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Old Poet, His Art And Why He Composes Til Death Sings
Old Poet, His Art And Why He Composes Til Death Sings

With pen and paper he writes as rushes a rising tide
his true heart wide open...

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Categories: sworn, appreciation, art, blessing, character, inspirational, passion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Jealous Gratitude
I am jealous
of everything that has ever touched you,
the breaths of hot sunshine that have soothed your cheeks with hope,
the moonlight that has painted your...

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Categories: sworn, appreciation, beauty, best friend, gothic, jealousy,
Form: Epic
Premium Member THE HANGING TREE
Dead men tell no tails, or so the winds of 
Destiny’s say.
On judgment hill from on high, 
Voices do echo downwards, as the 
Noose does...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sworn, adventure, evil, history, holiday, imagery, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
And still i drive - Part two
Stars fall under failing skies...stars fall...stars fall...
But stars do not cry.
Into Ochs valley, through the Vale of White Horse...prancing 
besides a Dragons Hill;
It was here...

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Categories: sworn, travel,
Form: Rhyme
Like The Sun
Like the sun awakened, from slumber grey
Blessing every tortured fray
embraced  my soul, your glorious gaze
and set my lonely heart ablaze
like the sun amass ...

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Categories: sworn, death, grief, hope, love, spiritual, heart,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Guardian at the Gate
Spawn of the arcane, glutted, she sprawls upon the sands 
of mythos. As victims, star-crossed lovers, outcasts,
we have all seen the traces of these nether...

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Categories: sworn, myth,
Form: Ekphrasis
Premium Member Truth
It was the end of the job
a big do for everyone concerned 
they who were invited 
We were the last standing on the site
today was...

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Categories: sworn, anger, betrayal, sad, trust,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Random Acts of Karma

The mute old drunk had gotten lucky the day before - a stranger had taken pity on him at the bridge, (under which he and...

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Categories: sworn, grandchild, hope, humanity, inspirational, uplifting,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Memories
Memories Contest
Sponsor: Nayda Ivette Negron


We built a remembrance sight just for you, dear sister,
   a granite bench with a poem engraved with your...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sworn, death, sister, suicide,
Form: Quatrain