Swooped Poems - Below
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On Gossamer Wings of Hope
swooped, allegory, faith, freedom, hope, inspiration, motivation, strength,
Yesterday, I was a Phoenix
except I had no wings;
beset by pessimism,
In the Shade of Death
swooped, anxiety, death, depression, dream, emotions, heartbroken,
My day had been extremely hectic
Stamina, I fully consumed along the day
Desperately, into my cold bed, I jumped
To only find myself into the shade of death
A deep sleep immediately swooped my soul
To guide...Read More
swooped, discrimination, holocaust, jewish, remember, war,
Form: Free verse
He stood shivering in the biting cold
Shreds of dirty, flimsy clothes clung to his frame
All around his fellow skeletons huddled
Waiting for the inevitable walk to that sinister place
His wait had been longer than most
He had be subjected to terrible cruelty
My Diet as a Kingfisher
swooped, fish, food,
Saw the spark, and dove hard.
Shut my eyes as I hit the water.
Daddy fish glared at me.
Possibly clutching his daughter.
Came up hard, fast, with her in my beak.
She gave a twist, a tiny squeak.
Was that a mouse by the...Read More
The Milliner's Tale
swooped, imagery, literature, loss, mental illness,
Impaired by his tremors
And a troublesome cough,
He turned fur into felt
Before cooling things off.
He drooled once or twice
And grew cold in his bones,
But he shaped all the felt
Into all of the cones.
His 'venomous vipers'
Grew restless again
And woke as...Read More
Along Dawn's Amber Shores
swooped, poetry, sea,
Dawn slowly awakened and pardoned the moon
Empty, the canopy where once stars were strewn
In repose, Luna slept after wandering velvet skies
and spider webs shimmered in the flight of sunrise
I Am Envious of the Sky Bird
swooped, allegory, anger, bird, imagery, jealousy,
It all began one afternoon
The ground was hot and the world seemed bounded
But up the sky the boastful sky bird glided gaily
Enjoying the boundless splendour of the universe
Huh! If only I had wings like that bird!
The bird heard me, swooped...Read More
A LONG LINE OF DREAMALISTS
swooped, dream, family, mother son,
My mom loved to mix her imagination with reality
which meant her stories had a few twists
I called her world Dreamality…making her a dreamalist.
I remember one night when I was young
We were sitting outside…just her…and me
“Close your eyes.” She...Read More
A Chilly Rainy Afternoon
swooped, 7th grade, bird, imagery, metaphor, rain, weather,
Form: Prose Poetry
A Chilly Rainy Afternoon
In the chill of the afternoon
the light rain steadily fell—
soaking the rich green field
Just as the rain tapered off
to a slight mist, a flock of blackbirds
swooped down, ambushing
thirsty unaware frolicking worms
With the lapse of time, the...Read More
swooped, anger, black african american, corruption, cry, imagery,
The Night Hawk
Whom shall I tell my tale of woes?
who shall sing with me
my song of oblivion
the evil that descended hearth-stead,
in the tail of a winter night,
swooped upon us like a bald eagle,
as vicious as a hungry wolf,
raped my...Read More
swooped, abuse, anger, anxiety, aubade, blessing, confidence, creation,
Life can hurt real bad, the oppression of being sad, for only pain that makes people mad. Only to be glad to be me, only to remain myself consionly, the reality if life is to live through pain, for whom...Read More
THE VALUE OF LEARNING TO READ
swooped, children, fun, humor, humorous, school, water,
The town folk below gazed in startled wonder
Suddenly a clap of lightning gold thunder
Above the dragon silently flies
Under dark black raven skies
Gliding lower, ever near
People scatter in total fear
For, they know this majestic beast
On their children it does feast
The Tweet Sounds of Tweety
Form: Free verse
Tweet tweet this tweedy bird a tune never heard before
A branch she sits tweet tweet just tweeting away
Sitting on a spirals nest nesting spirals eggs
A hawk fly's by giving tweedy the evil eye
The spiral went to shop for dinner preparing...Read More
In haunted log house lived Micky macro mouse
Evolutionary Sequel - full circle
swooped, animal, earth, environment, fire, nature, world,
Act 1: Earth
Droplets fall to earth
Meniscus lens on the world -
Wellspring of life born
Gaseous brew forms
Invisible elixir -
A breath of fresh air
But giver of warmth and light –
Fire’s dual perspective
Act 2: Plant
Spring buds burst afresh
Summer leaves decay...Read More
A KNICKERBOCKER GLORY PLEASE
swooped, bird, humorous, sea,
A Knickerbocker Glory please
Was always his reply
He loved this ice cream sundae
Waited patiently as it was made
He loved the cream
He loved the fruit
He loved the sprinkles too
but his favourite was the cherry
perched on top ~ bright red and new
Sit Down the Genii Told the Pirate King
swooped, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 7th
Scrambling onto the rich green and purple magic carpet,
I waited in eager anticipation, for her golden threads fascinated me.
“Quiet!” the pirate king cautioned.
Reading mirth in my mind?
I turned and smiled.
The carpet started off, and I promptly sat.
I grabbed the genii’s...Read More
swooped, angel, anniversary, baby, business, city, courage, crush,
what wasn't totally to be dances with the chance,
and somewhat a bizarre enhancement daring us forward to stay,
over-top touring became the overall mecca of all everlasting deeds-
of all everlasting....
I say that in a mourning after we could recollect our...Read More
swooped, appreciation, art, creation, imagery, life, nature, symbolism,
At the end of Mulberry street
stood a massive old and weathered oak.
With an owl rested there every night , just waiting
for the right meal to wander by,
then silent wings swooped effortlessly down
the massacre hardly made a sound...Read More
THE PARABLE OF THE SOWER
swooped, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 6th
A sower was scattering seeds.
Some seeds fell onto the path, and birds swooped down and ate them up.
Some seeds fell onto rock and quickly grew and the sun scorched them for it had little soil.
Some seeds fell onto thorns and...Read More
Little Warren Buffett
swooped, courage, money, success,
Form: Light Verse
Little Warren Buffett
sat on a tuffet
Counting his stocks
and his bonds
Along came a crash
and there went his stash
But it wasn't as bad
as it sounds...
While others pulled out
Little Warren held stout
He took...Read More
It Was In My Mouth
swooped, animal, anxiety, humorous, kiss,
I felt her gaze upon me
With unavoidable bright eyes
Her adoration made me smile
She is so innocent, yet so wise
I swooped her up and held her close
That's when it all went south
With the speed of an anteater
My dog Pixies tongue was...Read More
Unrelated Sibling Dragons
swooped, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th
Edrylin was barefoot and starving when her mother found her all a fret.
She promptly swooped her up and took her to nurture her with her dragonet.
Her brother Milartu and she learned the wisdom of their caring mother
She knew her days...Read More
Hey you, with the beautiful face
The day that I first saw your smile
As I stooped to tie a lace
A small stone throw across the street
You with the beautiful face
I ran to the corner that you turned
I knew I had lost the race
A myriad of...Read More
parade of feathers
no bands formed, no marshal led
this was a unique parade for birds instead
all dressed up in their colorful wardrobe
proudly representing their native abode
the great snowy egret so staunch and prim
was calling the flocks that were sauntering but trim
banners were waving...Read More