Switchback Poems - Below
are popular examples of all types of switchback 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 switchback.
Why spoiled misses princess
switchback, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, anti
Form: Free verse
Why spoiled misses princess...
never wishes to awaken from pleasant snooze
Appellation (with trailing switchback
and/or additional colorful turns
of phrases) emphasizing assigned
nom de plume "princess goldilocks"
hardly flattering compliment
gently aforementioned sobriquet mocks,
jabs, and stings painful as botox
analogous when the Daily's
(mean neighbors on Lantern Lane
switchback, appreciation, beautiful, beauty, dark, light, love,
My love is winter with Christmas eyes,
a circus of shadows.
My love is a chorus in quiet disguise,
cold winds in bright meadows.
He brings barley breezes to hot-tempered skies,
and storms to the shallows.
My body flows on his myriad tones,
and rides on...Read More
switchback, fun, rain, weather,
On cumulonimbus wisps,
I lift and twist.
Surfing the switchback flow,
I’m fast, I’m slow, then oh...
I crash into kith and kin,
Punch-drunk, I spin.
Haphazardly I accrete,
Each friend I meet.
With eyes to the world below,
I stretch, I grow, then oh...
Gravity’s talons grip,
And down I...Read More
My Coloring Book
switchback, appreciation, family, nature, daffodils,
We loaded up for a Sunday drive
The Ozark Mountains were alive
Wild dogwoods of pink and white
Every shade of green in sight
Blooming jonquils and daffodils
Woodpeckers, blue jays, and whippoorwills
Even though the painting was unfinished
Nature's bounty was being replenished
On switchback mountain roads
Distance Lends Enchantment
switchback, emotions, feelings, imagery, life, lost love, metaphor,
Form: Blank verse
“Distance lends enchantment...”
They say distance lends enchantment and true love
weathers all seasons; but, sometimes I wonder
whether the distance becomes obscured by changing
winds and billowing clouds.
And what is distance anyway? True, it’s the
long way home, the love on the end...Read More
The Jokes on You
switchback, confusion, introspection, night, day, me, night,
Form: I do not know?
The jokes on you
As we walk home from the party
The atmosphere declines
Just you and i alone again
There’s nowhere left to hide
In and out of consciousness
We always wear a different face
Whatever we decide to show it’s never...Read More
Long Distance Runners
Form: Free verse
We don’t run the way we used to
ten kilometers pounding
hard through switchback trails
to beat the twilight
Twenty-odd years ago
you wanted marriage
kids and a life
away from your parents
but nothing of marriage, held
like Big Apple...Read More