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Swivel Poems

Swivel Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of swivel 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 swivel.

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Premium Member DIY for a Carousel of Dreams
Covid 19 leaves restless kiddies with parents’ imagination at home

So why not create fantasy in the lounge for a resilient pleasure dome

Grannies’ chest of drawers comes alive as a goal with lace for a net

No offside rule here as she...Read More
Categories: swivel, endurance,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member ATTENTIVE WIFE

hips swivel, i shimmy
over to spouse,
my finger seriously
pointing at him,
sure sparkling eyes.

my pointer aiming
his way, wanting
its way with him.

my darling’s attention,
intentionally on me -

my lips close in
on my lover,
i sing,
“i want you…”

mindfully pointing
at him,
my finger taps
onto my wrist,

“...to tell me...Read More
Categories: swivel, funny love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member DOWN IN THE BASEMENT
down in the basement it is warm
with memories of
Grandma’s beauty shop
and dusty with
piles of books.

to ward off
my merry-go-round spree
of her chair,
she sends me downstairs
to choose
whatever books that i want.

i was drawn to
Daphne Du Marier’s
Rebecca,
funny i never read
but watched the movie
instead.

my...Read More
Categories: swivel, books, memory,
Form: Free verse
The Flower in the winter
“I am cold I am cold” says the flower to the windy swivel,  “go blow somewhere else or my petals will shrivel!”

“Oh please” says the swivel to the flower,  “you are but a Pansy so stop being so...Read More
Categories: swivel, winter,
Form: Free verse
Noteworthy
The referee stopped the bout@8:05 and awards
The winfall to " Bester"  Bully Thurston. the winner
Of this match and still your Independent All Pro
World's heavyweight Champion, Bester Bully Thurston
(Announcer) you heard ladies and gentlemen, Bester Bully Thurston retains the covernat...Read More
Categories: swivel, books, business, conflict, engagement, jobs, music, sports,
Form: Didactic



Premium Member Kissing Lips
Buddy began to call his girl 'Hot Lips'
The day she started to swivel her hips --
   He let out a wolf whistle
   She French-licked his stiff thistle --
Then lasciviously kissed velvet whips


    ...Read More
Categories: swivel, kiss, sexy,
Form: Limerick
if I were the Devil
If I were the devil,
I would be playing on my fiddle 
And dancing a jig,
As most now don't give a fig.

If I were the devil, 
My grin would be positively evil
As I count the souls that have fallen onto my...Read More
Categories: swivel, addiction, allusion, animal, betrayal, body, cancer, hope,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Grateful to the Spider
Spider walked out of her lower back 
Walking up toward her medulla
Took a huge bite.
Giving her a reality check.
She grimaced.
Feeling herself for the first time
in three weeks.
Glad for the reality check.
Grateful to the spider 
Which had left its web in...Read More
Categories: swivel, self,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Silent Flight
 An owl takes off in silent flight
 Listening for its prey's slightest move
 For creatures which forage at night
 Survival is a skill they must constantly prove
 
 A heart shaped face belies its guile
 Its head can swivel...Read More
Categories: swivel, bird,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Hypnotist
The Hypnotist

My mind cannot fall under your spell
Vehemently resists outside control
When I click my fingers, Elvis Presley
Swivel your hips, blue suede Rock n Roll

My will is much stronger than yours
No persuasion can make me your fool
When I click my fingers,...Read More
Categories: swivel, education, psychological,
Form: Rhyme



brainless part 1 If mobile phones were human

Deep within the decrepit graveyard
Alight by a circular moon

Concrete creaks
Gravestones crack
Grotesque bodies rise
in ghastly fashion.

khaki grass crunches
beneath gangling feet

mechanical movements
macabre murmurs
and creaking bones
march forward, famished.

Crunch....
.....
Crunch...

Crunch.

filling
darkened streets,
crowding alleys,
stalking backyards...

Creak..
...Crunch..

flesh, falls to the floor...
Exposing...
the
gruesome grey,
skeletal,
Dearly departed,
undead.

Flocks of odious creatures
Litter streets
Masticating and munching
unsuspecting...Read More
Categories: swivel, city, computer, corruption, dark, fate, today, word
Form: Free verse
All is Signal


you think I'm simple minded because I'm nice
when all I said was never fear knowledge
after assassinating my inner constable
to no on stage ill effect whatsoever
jury selection being finally recognized 
as a ghost in the compulsory banquet gravy
tilting the scales of...Read More
Categories: swivel, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Omphalos
Beneath the fabled, innocent and polished mind
In a tinderbox wrapped up by an askant beldam’s hand
Above an unmarked grave that is welcoming, rather kind
A pair of eyes noticed a hue in the dunes of white sand.

Nom de Dieu! Shall we...Read More
Categories: swivel, emotions,
Form: Rhyme
Humidity Coffee and Going it Alone


Sleeping was an effort. Humidity draped
my body like wet folds of clothing, as though
I had slept in some steamy rain forest. 
For days it did not let up.

Gradually, I rolled off the ledge 
of consciousness into a brief but sound...Read More
Categories: swivel, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Time Eaters
Snip! And your ear-bones are scraped of their meat
by the scurry-tap-tap of their friable feet,
as you cringe at the swivel of each cold obsidian eye.
The terrible dust of what-never-more-can
trails deep in their wake, and the shortening span
before them is crushed...Read More
Categories: swivel, horror, time,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member yup got away
there's only one way
straight down is all you control
so use a bobber

line through a swivel
with sinkers and lucks good bait
play out line and wait

tick tick heavy weight
a slow to reel in quick see
that breaks line and leaves


stan sand...Read More
Categories: swivel, animal, appreciation,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Android Charlie: The Sequel: the Drama
 Android Charlie II:The Sequel: The Drama

OH, Charlie had money alright!
A great house, wife,and a quite intelligent child, too!
Very opulent, he!
Three cars, vacations and a complete
lifestyle, too.

Alas, those cell phones came along!
Charlie just had to become part of
that techie crowd.
Soon the phone...Read More
Categories: swivel, internet, introspection, wisdom,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Rain Has a Dancing Feel
Rain has a dancing feel
It brings me night crawlers
Who swivel around on warm pavement
Creeping out the weak
Delighting me

Rain has her own barometer
Measuring my happiness 
Am I going to smack those mud puddles with pure joy
Or am I going to moan...Read More
Categories: swivel, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 6th
Form: Free verse
Unscrewed
Unscrewed

She led me upstairs where I’d sample her wares
For a fee we had negotiated
She looked pretty stunning, my heart it was gunning
I longed for my lust to be sated

She sat on her bed and she patted her head
And that’s when...Read More
Categories: swivel, desire, funny, lust,
Form: Rhyme
Crime is Causing Chaos and Fear
Helping, please and thank you's are
Getting less and very far
From manners and society
It's getting harder to see
Old fashioned ways we're used to
These days we don't have a clue
How to behave or act civil
We are turning on a swivel
Of rudeness and...Read More
Categories: swivel, anger, child, fear, recovery from, world,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Moon Glade Ocean Mermaid
I Wondrous Waxing Mystical Moon 

Splashing and sparkling upon cool cerulean crystal coast line,
I flirt with memorizing mermaid slinky scales of sensuality where
spying sailors forage for my femininity as I allure them with my 
vixen voice vibrating with violets among...Read More
Categories: swivel, adventure, boat, color, moon, soulmate,
Form: Alliteration
Butterfly Whispers

The golden sun of yesterday
played out in fields of gold 
inside the tarping memory of father, handling LIFE   
the joyful whistles that he fluted pruned alongside vines 
and mothers pumping heart of song lauding in 
loud and STRONG...Read More
Categories: swivel, beautiful,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Carp Fishing in Michigan
Clutching
The end of my Zebco rod and reel,
As the cast of tackle is flung
Like a small knot of costume jewelry
Skimming atop the caramel-colored Grand River,

Rattling awry like a dragonfly
The vibration tingling in the palm of my hand
As if I had...Read More
Categories: swivel, devotion, fish, fishing, friend, friendship, growing up,
Form: Free verse
Bulletproof Vest Palpitations

It’s Faint Paddies Day
everyday,
from my oxy scarce commuter view

At this Rocky Mountain skin altitude,
death is always on the dispatch menu

Faint Paddies 
be sweating onion fear on a ghetto roll
Cry babies
be diaper blues potty wailing —  
Siren screams taking an...Read More
Categories: swivel, fear, society, truth, wisdom,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member ROOK VISITS
I hear his cawing cry come from the elm
see him take a steep glide straight to me 
he flaps, flares, flies onto garden fence
sways fore-and-aft, 
fine tunes the fulcrum for perfect pivot 
his feet lock tight; his hold confident

with corvine...Read More
Categories: swivel, bird,
Form: Blank verse