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Swing Poems

Swing Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of swing 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 swing.

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Vrishchika Wind
You were 
neither a destroyer
nor a preserver 
like Shelley’s west wind.
You were
a native signal
to harvest the taro and tapioca.
You were
a swing for the shore, 
and my soul too.

You weren’t 
just a parching wind
for me.
My still leaves 
were energized 
by your...Read More
Categories: swing, wind,
Form: Free verse

Love is like snow
Love is like a snow
Which never die and never grow
When it falls with the grace
It becomes part of that place

It can change its shape
Which is symbol of love and grace
During night it starts to glow
In summer it melts and flow.

From...Read More
Categories: swing, celebration, crush, cute love, devotion, first love,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member and I recall
and I recall 
dad's work shed to this day
the scent of wood and dust in the air
cobwebs in corners and crooks
sun flooding in through windows
his scarred and scored wooden work table
with the countless tin cans of nails and screws

dad...Read More
Categories: swing, memory,
Form: Free verse
Eminency requires us to be cautious
In our daily life activities we should be conscious
The birds swing and maintain their stretched wings while flying
And consciously fold the wings when landed or perching
Frequency of cautious acts
Breeds involuntary performance of such acts
Let...Read More
Categories: swing, 3rd grade, change, sensual,
Form: Couplet
stranger spring
Last year’s leaves 
swing from lean gibbets,
twirl the wind. 
Spring expands 
in softened seeds, is tender 
in the cheatgrass,
to the tentacles of trees, 
rises with the sweet sap.
It calls for blood 
and water in the den,
forgets the cold,
exhibits what
I...Read More
Categories: swing, green, hope, spring,
Form: McWhirtle

The Swing
The Swing

Under this canopy of green,
The arms of this swing gleam,
Rocking gently to and fro,
As the magic courses through,
This swing of life,
Rocking through pain and strife,
Like others has to too,
Come to a halt though,
It swings high and low,
As the winds...Read More
Categories: swing, 7th grade, day, death, destiny, life, light,
Form: Prose Poetry
Oh,girl sitting on a beautiful swing 
Up and down going like a spring

How do you do with no two wings?

Here and there Corona is in full swing 
Even a Prince in hardships virus brings 

Don’t you feel fear the World...Read More
Categories: swing, anxiety, character, environment, evil, health,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member INKY-DINKY
     Inky-dinky monkey spinning web to hang
      Itsi -bitsy spider shut the door with a clang.
    ...Read More
Categories: swing, 10th grade, fun,
Form: Couplet
"Do what you have to do the lame police officer
Uttered to the abusive man standing beside me
"Speak to your JP she said to the man who has abused me. I still cannot get over the shock of the abusive man
Standing...Read More
Categories: swing, abuse, betrayal, business, character, devotion, endurance, environment,
Form: Narrative
Something in your eyes
 I can't make out what it is 
Had a little Sun 
Is it the rain drops
A  blue skies 
The spelling of your name
Add a little Stardust 
Kiss again  and again

The reason you cry...Read More
Categories: swing, analogy, beautiful, for her, for him, i
Form: Dramatic Verse

who's on first
i was next
in line 

the ump


i walked
to the

plate but
saw that
she was


on the pitcher's
mound spitting
in her hand

i took my stance
as she threw
the first


it was a curve
ball but i didn't
swing but heard

strike one and then
came the next
and then a


after this and then
not...Read More
Categories: swing, muse,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Swing And Sway With Sammy Kaye

Some people say “what a crappy day!”
Seems all my vital signs are still clicking away
So I say OOOEEE!
Dance the boogie-woogie
Or let's just swing and sway with Sammy Kaye

...Read More
Categories: swing, dance,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member I Wish To Be A Child Again
I wish to be a child again if only for a day
Happiness, joy and fun endless hours spent in play
Time to imagine all sorts of impossible things
Dinosaurs skipping and Hippopotami with wings
Parties, swing parks, carousels and fairs
Fairies, gnomes and goblins,...Read More
Categories: swing, 10th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Children of the Winter Garden

Snowdrop pokes her little face
 Up through the winter snows;
First she comes before the Crocus
 First she is to go.

Dainty Daphne dressed in white
 Such fragrance spreading from her flowers;
January’s child surely knows
 She lifts the...Read More
Categories: swing, flower, garden, winter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Last Word, Age of Indolence II
But I should have known 
she wasn’t through.
She snuggled close 
to whisper in my ear,
and said I have a message for you.
She sounded sexy and sultry 
and licked my ear.
Cuddling with me,
I had both hands full 
of my favorite parts...Read More
Categories: swing, age, beautiful, black love, confidence, feelings, friend,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ouch
By: Tom

A financial truth,
stock investing is a gate
that can swing both ways.
...Read More
Categories: swing, angst, stress,
Form: Haiku
The colour of night sky
Swing, swing, swing 
Sitting on the wooden swing 
Underneath the night sky 
Head upward 
Something up there 
Exhilarated my eyes 
So they keep on searching for him 
The sky is a stage 
The clouds are the red curtains 
Behind...Read More
Categories: swing, moon,
Form: Free verse

Who thinks of others, before herself?
Whoi is unafraid to laugh and to love?
Who smiles despite diversity?
Her name is Ann, very dear to me!

Who sees beauty...Read More
Categories: swing, england, poetess, tribute,
Form: Free verse
Corona Virus Covid-19
Dear Covid-19, 
Life was a rainbow till you came and replaced the chirping of happy birds, the laughter with our families and friends with the wailings of the ambulances’ siren 

The swing on our playgrounds is swung only by the...Read More
Categories: swing, death, grief, horror, pain, sick, universe,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Acid Andy
Crank acid Andy
One day one drop
Swing center falling
One man one flop
Once Mommies dandy
All dance no style
Crashed on the stoop
Been dead for awhile...Read More
Categories: swing, addiction, drug,
Form: Rhyme
they  love the park
smoe stay after dark
they play
make there way
for this thing
that  good summer  spring
THE SWING...Read More
Categories: swing, adventure, desire,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Prom Night in My Time - DWM
Post-hippie and pre-disco kids were we,
not clearly fitting one sole category.
Girls dressed formal for our biggest dance.
No short-shorts or those fab bell-bottom pants.
Exploring options at each fashion store,
we girls picked gowns whose length was to the floor.
Guys dressed up formal...Read More
Categories: swing, dance,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Focus
Today's focus will be on the environment,
Particularly the usage of plastic,
Which is seriously to its detriment.
The situation is becoming drastic:
Plastic now dumped at an alarming rate,
Which can be expected to accelerate,
If our heads remain buried in the sand,
Leaving future generations...Read More
Categories: swing, anger, anxiety, earth, environment, fate, nature,
Form: Chant Royal
Premium Member Defenseless
vulnerable shoulders scantily clad
bare of protecting pauldron
without his strong arms encompassing

chest underdressed
short of a shield
without his beating breastplate pressing

helmet unharnessed
mind recklessly unleased
without comforting thoughts of our melding

beaming brass unattached
sword unwielded for defense
strong arms to swing ~ missing

Sponsor: Edward Ibeh
Chosen title:...Read More
Categories: swing, absence, i miss you, lonely, lost love,
Form: Tristich
Premium Member Eternal Spring Training For Chace Numata
I’m not sure
I have the strength anymore
To be discovered

Stepping into the cold black lake of February
Clopping to work in frozen slop
Snow snarling at my ankles

Car coughing
Windshield gritting its white teeth

I wear a body double of fur curved
Like a polar beast...Read More
Categories: swing, baseball, blessing, encouraging, eulogy, farewell, inspirational, spring,
Form: Free verse