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Swig Poems

Swig Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of swig 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 swig.

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Premium Member EUREKA

Release the shelter of bare feet,
     rhinestones on big toes sparkle.
The tentacle-shine of sunwheat
     on the scrapyard-swig of river.

Like a sunflower, the mudlark
     shuts her eyes, complexion
surrenders to...Read More
Categories: swig, history, river,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Did Sally Slap Billy
I listen to the screaming, squabbling, slapping and the slamming
I am perched on the edge of their couch as a non-honored guest,
Refusing to buy into their circus. 
A child rolls on my feet but I refuse to react.
Someone throws a...Read More
Categories: swig, child, hilarious,
Form: Narrative
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: swig, confidence, courage, encouraging, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member What Tommy Uncorked
He sure was naive, that Tommy O'Rourke
He didn't know rum was what he'd uncorked
   He drank a long swig
   His girl danced a jig
Just nine months 'till the drop-off from the stork 
...Read More
Categories: swig, baby, drink, girlfriend,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member From The Desk Of A Barry University Buccaneer Parrot
Champ was there ready to go 
Feeling really defensive about this attack though 
Problem was the Canes were not there 
Did they not care? 
“I am glad I said no to the offer Sebastian made since the only intention by...Read More
Categories: swig, animal, bird, cheer up, christmas, dog, drink,
Form: Rhyme Royal

Argh dog dam mutt
Argh... dog dam mutt
(boot exhausted tending Milan Collie)

If only father time could... but
yea right Matthew Scott cut
your losses, accompanied
with sinking feeling in gut
ready to vent off steam
start fire next time and burn

(billy me I merrily Joel King),
down house i.e. mancave...Read More
Categories: swig, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 9th
Form: Free verse
Beer Goggles
There’s young girls and women
All frantically slimming
Perhaps they’re all seeking a mate

But blokes around here
Full of burgers and beer
Are ugly or well overweight

They wear their beer goggles
And when their mind boggles
They ask some old trout on a date

One snuck down...Read More
Categories: swig, drink,
Form: Rhyme
Calming the Nerves
It's like a flamin' maze out here
where I'm looking for a name,
where hawthorn hedges line the fences,
and the crossroads look the same.

I'm up and down seems every road;
I've criss-crossed east to west,
as well as going north to south,
where I am...Read More
Categories: swig, humor,
Form: Rhyme
year in music january 1, 2012

rhythm and blue top ten

10. DAPPER DANCE! DANCE ,DAPPER ,DANCE! by WellKnown and theNight fandinagos

9.  mIGHT AND mERCY ( A WOMAN SLOVE) By Gritty Gam DewWoop and Bet She Love)

8.   HURRY UP...Read More
Categories: swig, music, song, sound,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member pssst,pssssst,pssssssst

as sunset burns the distant sky
awakening small things that fly
to sally forth into the night
to sniff you out and take a bite
while others like a drilling rig
not quite so small, but not real big
will puncture you and take a swig
buzz...Read More
Categories: swig, insect, night, sunset,
Form: Rhyme

Did you ever feel pain
makes you think you’re insane it’s like a corkscrew turning slowly at first
a machine gun burst rata ta tat straight up the back
Oh they say it’s a disc or some trapped nerve, 
every diagnostic word, 
but...Read More
Categories: swig, anxiety, dark, depression, old,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Allison's Strange Lover, Part I
Allison liked to climb big rocks,
that’s how she spent the weekend days,
with ropes, pitons, and other gear,
felt most at home on a cliff face.

She’d come out to the Sierras,
to a campground with ledges near,
a short walk to the technical climbs,
she...Read More
Categories: swig, confusion, loss, love, lust, nature, relationship, vacation,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Yes I am Impressed
My cousin Anettejay uses at least one huge vocabulary word when we meet for breakfast. I think she is trying to impress me, and impress me she does.
“I think that was apprehensible,” she said to me today as we ate...Read More
Categories: swig, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, irony,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member FEATHERS
My brother was an ostrich 
Looked a bit strange 
Like Neville from the Grange 
Someone here ,  but out of range          entirely 

His hair was different ,  too
Until he...Read More
Categories: swig, funny, growing up, humorous, image, life, society,
Form: Free verse

His seared look, from a painted gird brow dons,
a face like Van Gogh with both ears, though just,
as lost, looks about an empty room of challenges,
that is built high on lost convictions, drowns in a,
festering of desperation, as sweats beads...Read More
Categories: swig, allegory, anxiety, character, confidence, drink, men, travel,
Form: Verse
Premium Member THE THING
I remembered, before all this mayhem, that I had just poured whiskey down a cheating chess game machine, blowing out it circuits, making it useless saying in my head, "Darn, for it had beat me,"

Alone I stand panning, amidst the...Read More
Categories: swig, best friend, dark, horror, i am, identity,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Black Fire on White Fire Revision

Torah: Black Fire on White Fire


Every Place, Every Space,
In Ink, 'Tween Signs, ‘Tween Lines,
Everywhere He, Where are we?


Ask, "Mi Hashem Aylai?" 
Not, "What's in for me?"
Descent from Kedushah is "I"


Ego's swig, a "Drink Me" potion...Read More
Categories: swig, encouraging, fire, jewish, men,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Marlboro man
I desperately need a replacement heart
mine bit the dust and won’t start
its filters were clogged from all that smoke
Cigarettes butts are killers, that’s no joke

Wonder if that Marlboro man still lives
what he would say today  that gives
might he say...Read More
Categories: swig, health,
Form: Rhyme
The sleep of love left me behind time
As soon as you left please come back
The cradles of love almost kiss me to death
As soon as you said good by please just
Look back and come back
Don't tell me you are not...Read More
Categories: swig, candy, caregiving, change, chocolate, confidence, dedication, deep,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Wascally Wacko

Some people call me a Wascally Wacko
Methinks I will play a little tune on my banjo
While dancing a jig
And downing a swig
Accompanied by a friend on piano

...Read More
Categories: swig, silly,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Exaggerated Egg-atic Eggy Tale
I popped out of a pink egg carton on a fine Monday morn.
Entered an eggbeater contest, ended tattered and torn.
Drank egg cream, did the most marvelous egg dance.
Started to England and ended up in a chateau in France.
Had a swig...Read More
Categories: swig, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Rich Man, Poor Man
Rich Man, Poor Man
By Franklin Price

 A rich man and a poor man
Met out on a walk one fine day.
Being as different, as different can be,
What would you think they might say?

The rich man knew of the poor man
For he...Read More
Categories: swig, drink, humanity, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Her hair, so black the blue breaks through.  
Centre-parting; furrow from crown to fore. 
Perfectly placed, kept in position 
by pretty red ribbons binding the bunches.

Her face, crazed, tanned to leather.  
Too many benders on Benidorm beach. 
Her...Read More
Categories: swig, addiction,
Form: Free verse
Is it About That Time Already Again
One stormy evening dark and dreary-
I sat alone all bleary eyed and weary-
drinking my beer when what did I hear
but a rat-a-tap tapping at my door.
Away to the window I flew like a flash
pulled back the curtain and peeked through...Read More
Categories: swig, humor,
Form: Free verse
compulations, lovers collaberations
you broke my heart and you're gonna fix-it

should have known it from the start
should've seen thru
your intentions
you're trying to break my heart
or you need sumthang o mention
you broke my heart
now you're gonna fix-it
sounds strange I know
sometime the best thing
is to...Read More
Categories: swig, heartbroken, love, music,
Form: Couplet