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Swooped Poems

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Premium Member On Gossamer Wings of Hope
     Yesterday, I was a Phoenix
         except I had no wings;
           beset by pessimism,
    ...Read More
Categories: swooped, allegory, faith, freedom, hope, inspiration, motivation, strength,
Form: Personification

In the Shade of Death

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
Categories: swooped, anxiety, death, depression, dream, emotions, heartbroken,
Form: ABC
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
He...Read More
Categories: swooped, discrimination, holocaust, jewish, remember, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Diet as a Kingfisher
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
Categories: swooped, fish, food,
Form: Personification
Premium Member The Milliner's Tale

I: Morning

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.

II: Noon

His 'venomous vipers'
Grew restless again
And woke as...Read More
Categories: swooped, imagery, literature, loss, mental illness,
Form: Rhyme

Along Dawn's Amber Shores
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
     ...Read More
Categories: swooped, poetry, sea,
Form: Rhyme
I Am Envious of the Sky Bird
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
Categories: swooped, allegory, anger, bird, imagery, jealousy,
Form: Imagism
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
Categories: swooped, dream, family, mother son,
Form: Verse
Premium Member A Chilly Rainy Afternoon
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
Categories: swooped, 7th grade, bird, imagery, metaphor, rain, weather,
Form: Prose Poetry
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
Categories: swooped, anger, black african american, corruption, cry, imagery,
Form: Imagism

Life hurts
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
Categories: swooped, abuse, anger, anxiety, aubade, blessing, confidence, creation,
Form: Epic
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
...Read More
Categories: swooped, children, fun, humor, humorous, school, water,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Tweet Sounds of Tweety
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
Categories: swooped, children,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member HAUNTED HOUSE

              In haunted log house lived Micky macro mouse
         ...Read More
Categories: swooped, scary,
Form: Couplet
Evolutionary Sequel - full circle
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

Destructive, cleansing
But giver of warmth and light – 
Fire’s dual perspective

Act 2: Plant

Spring buds burst afresh
Summer leaves decay...Read More
Categories: swooped, animal, earth, environment, fire, nature, world,
Form: Haiku
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
He...Read More
Categories: swooped, bird, humorous, sea,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sit Down the Genii Told the Pirate King
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
Categories: swooped, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 7th
Form: Narrative
And then...
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
Categories: swooped, angel, anniversary, baby, business, city, courage, crush,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member The View
A Narrative...

The View

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
Categories: swooped, appreciation, art, creation, imagery, life, nature, symbolism,
Form: Narrative

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
Categories: swooped, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 6th
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Little Warren Buffett
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
Categories: swooped, courage, money, success,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member It Was In My Mouth
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
Categories: swooped, animal, anxiety, humorous, kiss,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Unrelated Sibling Dragons
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
Categories: swooped, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th
Form: Narrative
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
Categories: swooped, absence,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member 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
Categories: swooped, bird,
Form: Rhyme