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Sweetmeat Poems

Sweetmeat Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of sweetmeat 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 sweetmeat.

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Some Sweetmeat with Mesquite
Sweet, sweet, can't be beat
What a treat, love to eat
Veggie meat, cookie sheet
Oats and wheat down the street.

Take a seat off your feet
Here to greet friends from Crete
Cuban Pete in the sleet
Areet pleat, neat, petite.

The elite ocean fleet
No defeat, no...Read More
Categories: sweetmeat, food, fun, happy, humorous, nursery rhyme, sweet,
Form: Rhyme



A Battle of an Insomniac
I have been awake for awhile,
Trying to obey my insomniac instinct.
Sleepy eyes marching with thunder;
Till my thoughts perish,
I have to hark and wander.
So stay tuned dear sleep,
As insomnia ain't a sweetmeat....Read More
Categories: sweetmeat, sleep,
Form: Verse
Life is Like a Maypole
"life is like a maypole", I heard him say through the cell bars
I knew his voice, unmistakeable, rasping (like a corncrake) 
in a midnight field

now I had entered his world, his maelstrom, his sweetmeat-coated 
world of pain, now I the...Read More
Categories: sweetmeat, dance, death,
Form: Free verse
Eating In
I watched the monkey 
climb aboard,
and sink his claws 
into the small of your back
after all, 
its where the sweetmeat is


you stood there 
not batting an eye
while he devoured
and chewed on your psyche


ripping at ligaments
you twitched,
just a mite
and went white


refrain...Read More
Categories: sweetmeat, introspection, life
Form: Blank verse