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Swabbing Poems

Swabbing Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of swabbing 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 swabbing.

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Premium Member Pirate In Arm Chair Only
Bold fierce
Swabbing, looting, fighting
Ship, flag, chair, remote
Sitting, yawning, sleeping
Lethargic, immobile

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Categories: swabbing, addiction,
Form: Ninette

Taste the Ooze

Speaking perfectly clear,
let’s be Frank:
Put the Zappa down — 
Don’t even remotely think
about changing the subject
Swapping, swabbing another
into your wax-filled ears
Why does your sleep-glazed eyes
love to eat the sliming ooze
coming from those iridescent screens?
Giving you doughnut hole imaginings,
turning your brain...Read More
Categories: swabbing, corruption, humorous, parody, truth,
Form: Light Verse
Woke Up This Morning A Pirate
Shiver me timbers
What's going on
I was dressed as a pirate 
When I woke up this morn

I looked in the mirror
And let out an Arrrr....
I came equipped an eye patch
And a swash buckling Scar

I felt the strong urge
For grog, meat, and...Read More
Categories: swabbing, funny, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Practioner of cons, grifts, & rips.  
  Swabbing a deck on a sinking ships
Inexorable in persistence
 lacking all patience  
Or any social boundary

LIE TO ‘GET’ then ‘GONE’ 
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Categories: swabbing, friend, friendship, hate, memory, , cute,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Enjoy The Good Days

True happiness resides within each of us

We alone are responsible for our own well being

It is so easy to blame external forces, people, or events

But the bottom line is, we're the ones steering the ship

We're the Captain, the First Mate

Right...Read More
Categories: swabbing, happiness,
Form: Narrative

Driving in the Rain
My car is really a boat.
I've tightened down the main mast,
And I'm swabbing the deck,
Staring at the plank,
Contemplating who to push.

In dreams, boats symbolize the body
As water does for life.
If my body carries a soul
And my boat skims across the...Read More
Categories: swabbing, funny, happiness, natural disasters
Form: Free verse
A quiet man,
a good man.
An exquisite  artist
Self taught.

As a sailor,
he was excused
from chipping paint, 
swabbing decks,
or peeling spuds
by lighting up
when the Chief Boatswain
barked to his crew
“smoke 'em if you got 'em.”

he put down his mop  
his...Read More
Categories: swabbing, allegory, art, death, health, life, loss, sad
Form: Free verse