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Swelled Poems

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Premium Member To Have and To Hold
Your beauty eloquently shines,
with effervescent hue.
An ushered in new day,
additional memories to accrue.

Moments swelled from passion,
can certainly overwhelm.
Always assuring my attention,
in a perfect magical realm.

Fairer beauty nowhere to be found,
witnessed by my own two eyes.
A constant and veracious attraction,
invariably never...Read More
Categories: swelled, love,
Form: Rhyme



Life Comes and Goes
Down the street as I was drifting with the city's human tide
It occurred that perhaps a million were in this streaming flow
And I..I knew not one and cared not that I was here alone
For there were things to do and...Read More
Categories: swelled, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
Ataraxis


On the slate sky scattered the tinge of twilight glow,
unperceived at the ashen edge of the heaving horizon
the swelled clumps of looming storm clouds were born.

The streaming squall of upwelled turmoil began to blow, 
splinters of the broken dreams on...Read More
Categories: swelled, feelings, imagery, introspection,
Form: Tristich
a negative aura exudes from within
a negative aura 
exudes from within 
a standoffish shell 
of arrogance 
floating away 
on a swelled headed 
hot air balloon ride 
into the conceited skies
far and wide to never 
grace the humbled town again...Read More
Categories: swelled, confusion,
Form: Lyric
Hen's Wings
A pair of blue wings is hovering
against the inky black covering
within ‘Little Fox’ constellation
of Vulpecula designation,

portrayed with stipple sidereal
in Hubble image ethereal,
‘Hen two dash four three seven’ labeled.
A hen with fox is Aesop fabled,

except it was really a crow
in that...Read More
Categories: swelled, allegory, animal, fantasy, inspiration, space, stars, universe,
Form: Verse



Premium Member For Helena
grandma never knew her name until she was an adult
and it was Helena (some kind of birth certificate mix up) 
she embraced her new found name
it was lovely sliding off the lips like a waterfall
later, she found her Ojibwe roots...Read More
Categories: swelled, granddaughter, grandmother,
Form: Verse
The senselessness of war
The senselessness of war

As you waved your goodbyes.
Tears swelled up in my eyes.
As I feared what  all parents dread.

You left full of life.
Leaving a son and a wife. 
And you ended up getting yourself dead.

Now the battle is won....Read More
Categories: swelled, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member YOUR TOUCH
YOUR TOUCH

is a gift swelled inside my nape-
wrapped up in words of
love that suffice my desire
for you ignite my body’s fire

i tie myself snug with ruby red ribbons,
gentle whispers enveloped inside-
make sure the silver bow is in its
place so you...Read More
Categories: swelled, passion,
Form: Free verse
The child
There is nothing more beautiful then waking up on Christmas morning 
to the sound of Jesus giggling in His crib. Surrounded by donkeys asses 
and sheep, he breathes in the fresh air as He lifts his eyes to heaven 
and...Read More
Categories: swelled, christmas,
Form: Narrative
Captain America
Hi, hey, hello
What makes you so special?
Question they ask and the answer you know.

Imminent phase will make you see
That the weirdest thing science ever created was me.
Good becomes great, bad becomes worse
Since inception I know my fate along with its...Read More
Categories: swelled, america, brother, celebrity, fantasy, flying, freedom, world
Form: Narrative



I Kept On Walking
Of an august-like, autumn day:

I kept on walking
Bespoke in dust-coated
Check jacket,
Check pants,
Polo-neck jersey ...
I rambled destinationless:
A la les sapeur - 
The gods,
The directors,
Were focusing on me - 
Me the starring only
As

I kept on walking
In all my sartorial glory, consciously
Deadened unto...Read More
Categories: swelled, august,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member The Boy Beyond


Precocious boy, yon ere the age of twelve,
Parades vast knowledge, complexity swelled,
Our simplistic share was well understood,
Kept back of minds, preserves naive childhood.

Green imparts years cherished adolescence,
Bottled, we heed, coupled coalescence,
Errant appendages spark normal steps,
Blessed gifted faculties, fellow class frets....Read More
Categories: swelled, appreciation, boy, destiny, education, encouraging, endurance, smart,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Veterans Day
Veterans Day

We were happy
With the war over.
Our eyes swelled tears 
When the guns ceased fire.

Those long years
Of suffering ended;
Lives shattered
Always wondering.

And on that day
Soldiers marching,
Rifles shouldered, arms swinging,
People hugging and kissing.

My father had come home
And my mother said,
‘Let us pray,
For...Read More
Categories: swelled, america, holiday, remember, remembrance day, usa, veterans
Form: Verse
Premium Member November Fairy Twinkle
Kerry Ann gleamed with undeterred joy and twinkled in anticipation

It was her birthday and as a true Sagittarius she had colourful vision 

And a sharp bow for shooting the moon to get closer to serious action


The fairy liquid oozed from...Read More
Categories: swelled, blessing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Holy Bible - The Quatern Style

~ The  Holy  Bible ~
 (Quatern)


 It tells the beginning of man
 How  God  created all from start
 He made the moon, stars,  earth, day, night
 It  tells of God's great love for man

~O~

...Read More
Categories: swelled, christian, faith, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
First Love And A Wee Little Man
It started out as just a lark
Just a flirtation in the park
But suddenly we'd lit a spark
Enough to make the doggies bark
We were like runners on their mark
And on a search for that lost ark
We'd not be hampered by the...Read More
Categories: swelled, first love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I'm Sorry Grams
I could sit here and tell you that I regret
          driving my sister to her tragic suicide,
          o, all the tears I...Read More
Categories: swelled, addiction, grandmother,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Magic Worlds
Old books of tasty treasures
give my life, so much pleasure.
Building worlds so bright and deep,
help me to read myself to sleep.

I’ve sailed with pirates, the seven seas;
cooked from books, with smashing recipes.
Dante’s, “Inferno”, took me to Hades;
was present when knights,...Read More
Categories: swelled, adventure, books, literature, poems, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
1095 Days
I was 18 when we met.
I still remember sliding my hand in yours
As we introduced ourselves.

It didn't take me long to want you.
I watched as you sang, dancing around the bar.
And I knew you were too good for me.

But our...Read More
Categories: swelled, cute love, happiness, january, kiss, love, lust,
Form: Prose Poetry
To My Love Part 4 TBC
My post-mortem may bear the stroke of your hand, in your lap,
On your knees with a single tear so priceless
That may fall on my cold cheek with power to revive, resurrect.
But not this time, not this time.
My virility dissipated, my...Read More
Categories: swelled, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Walking With A Cane


Finally walking with a cane to steady myself
Self-image delayed my usage but my need has swelled
Unsteadiness is the issue
So to avoid a miscue
Health is more important than image, who gives a hell




...Read More
Categories: swelled, image,
Form: Limerick
A Helping Hand
I remember the time when I was four
A little child knocked on mother’s bedroom door

Mum can I have a poodle for my birthday
You see I am lonely and the other children are far away

And so my wish was granted that...Read More
Categories: swelled, growing up,
Form: Couplet
August 25th 2019 playing round of bouncy bouncy broke bed
August 25th, 2019 playing round of bouncy bouncy broke bed

Just before stroke o' midnight
slated date above zee wife,
i.e. the missus, aboot
same width and height
(quite an oompa loompa),
she presented quite

oh...somewhat garrulous,
hilarious, illustrious...sight,
what with her
swelled up Betelgeuse orange
flesh somewhat sunkist bright
strove to...Read More
Categories: swelled, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 6th
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Cat from Mars and Pickle Jars
My feet swelled up the size of cars.
After a visit from a cat named Mars.
He swiftly returned home above the stars,
Leaving my feet stranded in two pickle jars

I heard his voice doing hardy-har-hars
“Help me please!” I screamed to my neighbor...Read More
Categories: swelled, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th
Form: Monorhyme
notes on your birthday
notes on your birthday:

before you, i stumbled
through the darkness of night.

the afternoon i met you
my rooms swelled openly

and now peaceful
destiny unfolds

as we walk on the banks
of calm clean water.

we’ve built 
a mansion of memories

and today, on your birthday
i mostly see...Read More
Categories: swelled, poetry,
Form: Free verse