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Swabbed Poems

Swabbed Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of swabbed poetry to share and read. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for swabbed.

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Premium Member Meanwhile back at the ranch
Visibility's dropped to near-zero
   Thermometer's plummeting too
Ocean tempest tossing and turning
   Spraying the nerves of the crew

Deck swabbed by torrential rain
   Passengers hunkered down below
Afternoon's slipped into deep shadows
   Danger's pulse glowers...Read More
Categories: swabbed, joy, ocean, storm,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Pushed

Oops, they pushed their captain off his own ship,
    made sure the deck was slick, black-boot polished,
       waited ‘til great white sharks surrounded it,
until sharp sword swells upended its whip.

They turned...Read More
Categories: swabbed, sea, sin,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Really, Understand My face
I had a face transplant
'cos I was off my face, as was.
I trolled the book of faces
till I found one I liked.
We did a face swap, swabbed - 
me and my friend that was.
Now I am her, she is me,
selfies...Read More
Categories: swabbed, goodbye, social,
Form: Free verse
I've Never Been to the Isle of Man
All my life I’ve had this plan, to settle in the Isle of Man
I tried to swim like all good sports, but three miles out I lost my shorts

Floating, lost among the driftwood, the sad remains of shrivelled manhood, I
Knew...Read More
Categories: swabbed, adventure, boat, giggle, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Chateau Pl
Chateau Pl

A sleep walk guided by reflections
Although somethings were real
Not the front entry way
Or the stair case
Or the garage for that matter
Scrubbed and alcohol swabbed shoes
Eating off those would've been though
Pee sitting down!
And cologne must not be detectable
From more than...Read More
Categories: swabbed, class, food, jobs, satire, work,
Form: Prose



Powder, Perfume, Hormones
Neck a smooth, cylindrical mold
As sheathe with fibers carefully rolled
Pale, satin sheen artfully scrolled
Grace on soft, silky strands doled
In light, silted hologram to behold
Calamus breathes through each fold
Herbal essence from tight pores cajoled

Swabbed cheeks cloud high cheek bone
Naturally brushed with...Read More
Categories: swabbed, beauty, body,
Form: Rhyme
Soothing, Shore Breeze
On balmy beach blithe commodore
Without ship, rudder, or rowing oar
Striding gusts, waves only chore
Soothing breeze girdles the shore
Sidling along, currents to explore
Mind's tranquil base to restore
Body's chafed shaft to bore
Frothy mist o'er skin doth pour
Swabbed flesh awaiting encore
To swaddle each...Read More
Categories: swabbed, beach
Form: Rhyme
Falmouth
                   He's a disgrace to the Red Duster someone said:
            ...Read More
Categories: swabbed, war, red, red,
Form: Free verse
Regal Love Portended
Sparkling black eyes aglow with love's ember
Appending lashes; swabbed cinders caressing
Sleek dark hair rippling waves of splendor
Blue, silk ribbon her coiffed crown dressing
Ashen, pale face from decorous rim recessing
Elegant, powdered neck; regal grace extended
Carefully preened bosom; each, fertile fold cresting
Slender,...Read More
Categories: swabbed, love, mother
Form: Sonnet
At Work
I sat at the x-ray machine checking traveler’s belongings
My co-worker beside me running the Explosive Detection Trace machine
Passenger came in put his bag on the belt
I checked his bag in the chamber
Laptop! I shouted to my co-worker
She grab the bag,...Read More
Categories: swabbed, funny
Form: I do not know?



You
I stared into the mirror today.
I saw you -
a needled zealot
hovering around my left shoulder;
Adolph Hitler dressed in 
opium-perfumed swatches.

You smelled like her.
You acted like him.
You looked like me.
Swastika tall and evenly abhorrent.
Syringe-insured yet,
never sharp enough to 
successfully stab 
outside...Read More
Categories: swabbed, on writing and words
Form: Free verse
A Family Of Seven
I have heard "The mirror tells not a lie,’
I assuming myself the gorgeous one
Abased in front of the looking-glass.
I was one but the reflections were seven
I was baffled either one was in seven or seven were in one,
The images were...Read More
Categories: swabbed, mysteryidentity, image,
Form: Narrative
A Family Of Seven
I have heard “The mirror tells not a lie, ’ 
I assuming myself the gorgeous one 
Abased in front of the looking-glass. 
I was one but the reflections were seven 
I was baffled either one was in seven or seven...Read More
Categories: swabbed, confusion, fantasy, satire, visionary, identity, image,
Form: Blank verse
Fingered
Chamber of secrets
Locked in wisps of steel incense
Swabbed sulfur din...Read More
Categories: swabbed, allegory, life, mystery,
Form: Senryu
Sail on
the wharf was teeming
black and white,
the gulls were keening
in their flight
  round and round
the fishing scow
the old man scowled
his heavy brow
  forty years before the mast
and now today would be his last
the smell of fish,the salty air
was in...Read More
Categories: swabbed, family, father, love, old, old,
Form: Couplet