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Best Syncopated Poems

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


The Syncopated Imp
from a challenge to use a random set
  of unconnected words in a poem)
   
The syncopated rhythms of my
   ...

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Categories: syncopated, crazy, fantasy, funny, humorous, imagery, nonsense,
Form: Verse



Premium Member Your Favorite Song - You and Me


Oh that’s you and me  

“You and me were always with each other,
before we knew the other was ever there”

Destiny carves its path through...

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Categories: syncopated, love, music,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Write of You
Inspired by the write of you
creamed through a paper sieve to cup
with both hands the leavings that you trail
 the write of you

like the chewed...

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Categories: syncopated, romance, write, write,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member ARMS IN RHAPSODY



 Somewhere between our song, he is there
like a delicacy on my tongue;
on my fingertips he burns
the silence on my eyelids,
and even the pang that...

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Categories: syncopated, emotions, how i feel,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Little Things
In novels, love is the obstacle overturned by the ardent swain
In song, love is a grandiose solo in melodic chains
In poetry, love is fervent rhyme...

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Categories: syncopated, caregiving, husband, pain, sick,
Form: I do not know?



Premium Member Moonlight tango
Moonlight tango

It was a Saturday night, in Buenos Aires, 10:30pm, to be exact. It was a hot summers night, and you could see, and feel,...

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Categories: syncopated, dance, desire, men, moon, romance, women,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Looped of love
Looped of love


Cast upon a sea of symphonic scent
Cashmere soft and storm cloud kissed
Ventures forth on fingered strings
Spent alone in shuttered mist

“Curtains drawn in crayon...

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Categories: syncopated, love, music,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Of this I write, hope, dream

Lying here between the folds of an uncaring sheet
A thunderous blustery evening calls me from sleep
Tracing shadows on dark walls through desperate eyes
Counting minutes on...

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Categories: syncopated, hope,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Love's frenetic energy
Love's frenetic energy


Ensnared by love's frenetic energy
Heart strings strumming to a Calypso beat
We move with syncopated synergy
passions swells rising from two lips in heat



John Derek...

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Categories: syncopated, desire, love, passion, sensual,
Form: Rhyme
So Fine
They call it three-quarter time
so put your hand in  mine
and we can boogie woogie
all night long.

This syncopated rhythm
is very unforgiving
we'll be working up a...

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© Sue Mason  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: syncopated, musicnight, night,
Form: Free verse
To The Beat of Jazz Poetry
From bebop, swing to hip-hops thing
True poets had it best
For there is a rhythm in the soul, 
Which they all just had to express

Some could...

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Categories: syncopated, art, black african american, education, history,
Form: Free verse
Putting On The Ritz
Tip- tap-tipetty to!
Swing downtown now, 
Why feel so blue?
The girls are dancing high kicks phew!
Leave your top hat on the pew,
Swing-swing-sing-a-song
Let them know that you...

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Categories: syncopated, fun, nostalgia,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Bellagio Fountains
Two crystal clear streams reach into the night
Give misty waves of intrigue to the eyes
Lazily falling from shadowy skies
Then explode in motion enhanced by lights
Suddenly...

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Categories: syncopated, appreciation, art, beauty, water,
Form: Italian Sonnet
SOME CANNOT PRAISE THE WIND
There are three of them, Cinderella siblings:
shapely, deciduous, their leafy green
darkness undulating in the specter wind, 
its silent snare drum emulating heartbeats 
in syncopated symmetry....

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© Nola Perez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: syncopated, seasons,
Form: Ballad
aHa: a poetic noetic instantiation in three acts
rushing inference, imminent insight
suddenly its clear, a gut feeling
       swooning, reeling,
 cross-connected hemi-sphere
syncopated, reverberated, totally aware

open bi-ways, ahh blue-sky...

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Categories: syncopated, music, mystery, parody, peace, science, visionary
Form: Limerick
More Than One Kind of Crazy
Occasionally we should expose the wackier lobe of the brain
in order to better appreciate the more sensible side of the mind.
    ...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: syncopated, silly,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Miles Davis and God, Kind of Blue
Kind Of Blue (For Miles Davis)

Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx Ny 1991


Before they could lower Miles 
into the damp, dark ground
Two of the PALL BEARERS
Thought they heard...

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© Poet M.e.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: syncopated, bird, celebrity, death, guitar, i miss
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member BLACK CATS
BLACK CATS

black cat
so live against the snow
winter’s rapture

black cat
arches    hesitates    thrills
syncopated grace

black birds
black seeds in the snow
black cat





...

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Categories: syncopated, animal, seasons,
Form: Haiku
My Tribute To Jazz Music
 
Dear Friends , As a lover of pure Jazz , I had written this sincere tribute two years back ! 
Hope you will like...

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© RAJ NANDY  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: syncopated, musicold, music, music, old, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
A Ware Wolf
Dedicated to 12 innocents killed by a gunshooter in West Cumbria.

A killer vindictive staunch, trivial systallic gush.
Violate grumble wish washy starling a virent push.
A Wheeler...

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Categories: syncopated, loss
Form: Haiku
Masai
Proud daughters with an ancient regal look; 
Each undulating move is like a kiss. 
They open up their beauty like a book - 
In righteous,...

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Categories: syncopated, passion, beauty, beauty,
Form: Sonnet
Over-nighting it on the Dreamer's Yacht
The ship is always loaded
With misty looking folks
Who fill the decks and cabins
Wrapped in dreamers’ cloaks

No one lies too far 
Or near the closest sleeper
And...

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© KJ Hooten  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: syncopated, allegory, imagination, peace, night, sweet, water,
Form: Idyll (Idyl)
Premium Member Digital Creationism
Digital Creationism
(Man 0, God 1)         

Part 1: Binary God
For men it seems God is a binary function
And...

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Categories: syncopated, relationship,
Form: Rhyme
My Jazz, My Elegy
Reet peteet
go the feet
in Silk Shiny Stockings
toe tapping
knee slapping
Dizzy's beat with Hendricks' words ...
the Poet Laureate of Jazz, dear Jon.

Feel the funk
laid down by Monk
sway...

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© Sue Mason  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: syncopated, history
Form: Free verse
Premium Member WORD JAZZ
WORD JAZZ

first the theme
make it cool      like
“smoke be getting in your eyes”

this smoke thing needs developing
like some shapely hips
should hip-smoke...

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Categories: syncopated, imagination,
Form: Free verse