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Sweating Poems

Sweating Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of sweating 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 sweating.

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Hazmat Suit Blues
        - Hazmat Suit Blues -

Can't reach my stupid Cell phone.
I'm wheezing when I breathe.
My throat is parched and dry as stone
My nose tickles and I sneeze.

My bum is super itchy.
The window's scratched...Read More
Categories: sweating, funny, future,
Form: Rhyme

Open Mic Night
Sweating bullets before you go on stage
Memorized every word on the page
Shaking like a leaf and having second thoughts 
All you gotta do is get up and talk
Got a funny story you heard on the news 
Remember, you’re there just...Read More
Categories: sweating, confidence, courage, encouraging, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Nighty Night Granny

Sleep sweet child for the laughter of the leaves
has withered on the trees and the wind blows cold
as dusk calls with shallow, whispered breath
and nighttime masks the waiting dawn.

Let not a lone tear, drip from your tender eyes,
as you look...Read More
Categories: sweating, death, family, loss, love, sick,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Rambling

The psychology of a broken car
Has curled my heart with fear,
Will I have courageous life in my heart again,
But day after day with the sickening world I
wait, gift card in anxiously sweating hand.

For now I am quarantined who knows how...Read More
Categories: sweating, conflict, confusion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Flying Friends in the Firmament
In the midst of a quiet summer day, while the sun is peeping
And the gentle breeze brushing everything, dancing and passing
Our hero, an ant, seen sweating and puffing, but still climbing
Like a soldier on mission, to the top of a...Read More
Categories: sweating, butterfly, friendship,
Form: Narrative

Premium Member That Day In '73
That Day In ‘73

That day in ‘73 was as clear and pristine as glass ice,
Torched by a brace of smitten souls falling in love.
There was no lush music to be heard in this duet,
No swiveling rhythms or conga lines for...Read More
Categories: sweating, cancer, memory,
Form: Free verse
I’m blown away by my ability to feel
It rattles my core.  It’s raw and real
But then there are days, without even trying
I’m numb on the inside.  My empathy, dying
Often times, I’m clever, unparalleled wit
Then others, I’m blank, I...Read More
Categories: sweating, anxiety,
Form: Free verse
A Waxing Lovestory
Blanketed by sunset, we turned on sides to face. Every time our eyes met, shaking hands & making introductions, I could feel myself sweating. Sweating like a candle, lit beside a hot bath. Coyly, I turned to face sky, extinguishing...Read More
Categories: sweating, kiss, love, romance, sunset,
Form: I do not know?
smashed the drums
wrings sweating hands

trumpet puffed cheeks

      notorious red

band sways
feet tapping

spit sprays
    silver flute

fame’s up front
poetically sweet

audience yawns; cymbals

dull drums rev it up
    ...Read More
Categories: sweating, music,
Form: Verse
Premium Member O fair Adrenaline
O’ fair Adrenaline
Oh, powerful you make me strong;
I can’t do wrong
Beautiful Adrenaline
You got my heart pumping
Got my breath in my chest
I’m just sweating
Biceps protruding bulging;
I stand next to you Adrenaline
You secreted me
You’re stress,
You take my breath
Excited exertions do you brew
I...Read More
Categories: sweating, analogy, appreciation, engagement, for her, how i
Form: Free verse

The first attack
The morning of one fall
I walk to the usual stand up call
With the smell of coffee 
As my constant company
The formal greetings of ten soul less voices
On the screen pops George’s face
The stress lines betray his fake smile
“Oh God! Not...Read More
Categories: sweating, anxiety,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member WHO SEES MORE
Fall into her hair 
Let the waves take you where.........

Pleasures wait 
Clustered like mustard
Blistering the red
Framed in bed
Deep breaths deep inside the apple’s core

Who sees more 
Peeping Tom ,  Monday’s marriage chore ??

Pleasures wait 
Things that do  ...Read More
Categories: sweating, dark, deep, growth, humanity, imagery, life,
Form: Rhyme
The Curse of a Motor Mower
They’re motives of the weekend - they’re a gardener’s saving grace,
buzzing up and down and ‘round and ‘round cleaning up the place.
There’s nothing like the latest smell of a freshly mown down lawn,
once you ease a hiccup which can cause...Read More
Categories: sweating, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Irreconcilable Paradoxes
                   Strange, funny even; 
             someone spending two hours 
...Read More
Categories: sweating, confusion, emotions, humor, perspective,
Form: Light Verse
Hollywood Court in Town Part 2
The people began to say that I am the richest woman in Linstead town, and that cause many people to flock around, me and started to beg me money. Not a dollar in my pocket or a dime in my...Read More
Categories: sweating, abuse, anti bullying, community, conflict, corruption, courage,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member SHAKEN UP

The vortex sucked
me into the globe.
  shaken, distressed
pounding on the confines
of the glass.
   the snow n-e-v-e-r stops.

Music lifts,
   from the bowels
of this new world —
the humor of “it’s
    a small world”

Suddenly...Read More
Categories: sweating, betrayal, christmas, storm,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Hummingbird Cake

"The Hummingbird Cake"

The day started bright -

Bright Eggshell Blue
and ended in percussion
dark and cloudy stormed in
thunder pummelled drums
against a backdrop of 
bruised eggshell dijon yellow
sweating heavy sage green
spitting spoilt the swollen pride of purple,
a wet abrasion against 
Electric Blue 
crackling...Read More
Categories: sweating, freedom, psychological, romance,
Form: Free verse
Meth Bomb, Homicide Village, 
Diverse Culture Site, Crown Town, 
Kendaltucky and Johnny Appleseed's Homestead; 
Tremendous and Troubling and Tortured, 
Town of the Long Face: 
They say you are explosive, and that is valid; I know of the white powdery crystallized...Read More
Categories: sweating, absence, child, home, old,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Waiting Rooms

Waiting rooms are the worst by far
Avoiding the stares of others we stare at the floor
So uncomfortable
Others also vulnerable
Some are sweating bullets, others snore

...Read More
Categories: sweating, silly,
Form: Limerick
Bearing Another Fall
This morning I woke up from a deep sleep
my knees on the hardwood floor-shaking
beating chest hung over my mattress like
a chicken on a rope. Swaying bait for the demons
that lurk in my REM cycle
sweating brow perched atop clasped hands-
teetering like...Read More
Categories: sweating, deep, dream, emotions, faith, introspection, lost, metaphor,
Form: Free verse

Mom’s up early with the plucked bird, stuffing it.
The bare rinsed butterball, portions for six.
All day our mouths water, stomachs pitching a fit,
as we wait for the skin to crisp...delicious drumsticks.

Potatoes peeled and pressured, mashed, stirred
with...Read More
Categories: sweating, thanksgiving,
Form: Rhyme
veteran's day
i can only
go back
in time
in my

five or fifty 
five years 
of age on 
May fifth 
at five 

age 5
at that
time of
day i'd be
off sleeping
and dreaming
of shooting my 
stick guns while

playing being
a cowboy 
but if i

i'd be
sweating in
of a day...Read More
Categories: sweating, muse,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member What'll Do to You
What'll Do to You?
Choices, forks in the less traveled road,
Fighting for ideals abroad,
Boldly opposing status quo,
Sweating, planting, straining hoe,
Beads run down brow trading,
A drift downstream for upstream wading,
Blisters arise, bruises blue imbue,
Reaching deeper to sacrifice true,
Unflagging spirits fight the fight,
'Til...Read More
Categories: sweating, change, character, conflict, courage, imagination, philosophy, voyage,
Form: Rhyme
The Sower

The sower
The lights of the twilight fade
At the gate watchful, i sit 
The bright dark, in my shade
Shines on such a working heat
The lands in darkness veiled
I stand to...Read More
Categories: sweating, philosophy, wisdom, work,
Form: Rhyme
my dream girl
when you meet for the very first time,
you know in your heart, that things feel right,
belly churning and butterfly,s to,
get excited when there near you, 

heart is beating, like an old steam train,
palms are sweating just like rain,
knees like jelly,...Read More
Categories: sweating, beautiful, destiny, feelings, happiness, how i feel,
Form: Free verse