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River Poems. Below are examples of river poems. This list of river poems is made of PoetrySoup member poems. PoetrySoup is a great resource for examples of river poems or a list of river poetry. These examples illustrate what river poems look like. There is also a link below to the definition of river and a page where you can discuss these types of poems.

Poem Topics Related to or Synonymous with River

tributary, estuary, stream, run, creek, brook, rivulet, course, watercourse, branch, rill, beck, runnel,

List of River Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
Premium Member Poem Home, Sweet home duggan, peter Sonnet river, vacation,
Premium Member Poem I SIt Here So Silently duggan, peter Quatern river,
Of the Farmer's Land Horney, Mollie Free verse growing up, happiness, river,
Ice Boats on the Miles Horney, Mollie Free verse river, winter,
LONG BLUE RIVER LIKE Devnath, BL Haiku river,
Flood Pashley, Zoe Haiku river,
Premium Member Poem Hills Where I Wander duggan, peter Rhyme beauty, bird, mystery, nature, river,
Premium Member Poem River Still Martin, Thomas Haiku appreciation, flower, river, sun,
Premium Member Poem My Heart Opened Wide Silent ten word poem duggan, peter Rhyme beauty, mystery, nature, river, wisdom,
Premium Member Poem At the End of the Rainbow Lane, Lin Couplet river, romance,
Legacy of Time Caperton, JD Prose Poetry dark, deep, depression, emotions, river, sin,
The Order of Life Spangle, Michael Tanka animal, bird, life, nature, river, world,
running water brown, mark I do not know? river, wisdom,
SELFIES Gupta, Probir Lyric celebration, imagery, life, love, river, rose,
Where the River Ends Jameson, Sam Rhyme allegory, journey, life, nature, river, wisdom,
The Tale of the Wobbly Bog Foster, Gail Verse angst, community, humor, nursery river, water,
Premium Member Poem As The Children Play duggan, peter Rhyme beauty, children, peace, river,
Premium Member Poem When Rivers Fill duggan, peter Rhyme river,
The River Fullard, Stella Acrostic beautiful, freedom, nature, river, sea, sunshine, water,
Premium Member Poem Parataxis Delaney, Suzanne Free verse allusion, character, introspection, metaphor, river,
Premium Member Poem As The River Flows duggan, peter Lyric beauty, mystery, nature, ocean, river, wisdom,
Flood Fawcett, Nigel Cinquain river, water, weather,
Premium Member Poem Getting i'n Touch With Aloneness duggan, peter Rhyme conflict, environment, growth, inspiration, river, wisdom,
Premium Member Poem The River Flowing Gently duggan, peter Lyric beauty, inspiration, nature, river,
Premium Member Poem The Silence Of The River duggan, peter Rhyme beauty, mystery, nature, river,
Premium Member Poem That little Camp In Nornalup duggan, peter Rhyme river, tree, uplifting,
Premium Member Poem Dusk In Nornalup duggan, peter Couplet beauty, bird, mystery, nature, river,
Roll Melugin, Chuck Lyric clothes, conflict, emotions, feelings, river, sad love,
Watching The River Run Krieger, CJ Prose river, water,
Premium Member Poem December Rain Dillenbeck, Gerald Narrative business, christmas, imagery, river, sad love, sound,
Premium Member Poem A Bend in the River Buhagiar, Victor Free verse river, solitude,
Where echoes hide May, Joseph Rhyme river, wind,
River mohn, david Tetractys river,
Valley Of Tears Selfa, Hansteven Pantoum cry, emotions, fear, feelings, river, sad,
Premium Member Poem A River Flows Through Dillenbeck, Gerald Free verse death, home, life, ocean, river,
A Rainbow River Cheema, Balveen Tetractys river,
Sound and Uncrossed Dreams barchettadrive, red Blank verse introspection, leaving, repetition, river, sound,
Somber Summer Faries, Marissa Crystalline river, simile, solitude, summer,
River reveal my love Bhurani, Rizwana Rhyme art, emotions, love, passion, river,
Happy Children Spittal, Suzanne Blank verse river,
The ice river Christian, Ettie Rhyme river, voice, woman,
Premium Member Poem THE SEA OWES THE LAND NO APOLOGIES Mo, Marugu Free verse river, sea,
The Moment Spangle, Michael Dodoitsu river,
Visions seen in the Mirror of frozenflamed Embers nilo, christopher Free verse beauty, change, dream, imagination, river,
Strumming Dirge With the Broken String Ben, Su Epic river, sad love, stars,
Starved Rock Ben, Su Narrative america, pain, people, river, sad,
Premium Member Poem The Smug and Silver Trent Ward, Julia Rhyme river,
Premium Member Poem The Last Call Richards, Carrie Free verse bereavement, death, death of river,
Premium Member Poem Autumn in Berlin Ward, Julia Verse river,
The Mystic River Boswell, Sophie Prose Poetry river,
Murky Villar M, Marcela Free verse river, society, water,
Reflections in the river Broadbent, Robert Rhyme river,
Our Friend Bobo johnson, curtis Narrative bereavement, children, death, home, river,
Premium Member Poem Cold Death Savages, So Spring's Life Will Grow Lindley, Robert Sonnet river, seasons, symbolism, tree,
Streams Spangle, Michael Haiku river,
River Song Spangle, Michael Haiku river, song, woman,
Premium Member Poem River--Revised Schneiter, Paul Rhyme river,
Magic On The Water Krieger, CJ Rhyme river, water,
Premium Member Poem River Sonnet, Number One Lindley, Robert Sonnet art, beautiful, dedication, imagery, river, water,
I Follow Lehrer, Dillon Free verse river, solitude, symbolism, work,
Love Is Calling sharma, Anita Ballad beautiful, beauty, crazy, feelings, river,
river of magic haiku King, Marty Haiku river,
Autumnal Rain Ben, Su Free verse river,
Premium Member Poem A River on Sunday lawless, John Verse river,
Premium Member Poem Premonition at the River Dietrich, Andrea Free verse river,
A River's Journey The literature lover, Sneha RV Verse beauty, nature, peace, river, water,
Premium Member Poem Awakened Senses Haight, Sandra Verse river, senses,
River Quest Malik, Abdul Free verse river,
Premium Member Poem River Mother Gibson, Faye Free verse birth, mother, nature, river,
Premium Member Poem Rhein II - The Photograph Ward, Julia Verse river,
Premium Member Poem River Wild Harding, Lycia Rhyme child, daughter, father daughter, river, solitude,
Premium Member Poem River Wings, Broken Verse river,
Sitting By The Riverside Foss, Dylan Rhyme river,
Premium Member Poem Child of Rain and Stone Harding, Lycia Rhyme angst, child, father daughter, river,
Premium Member Poem RIVER Ward, Julia Acrostic river,
Premium Member Poem Every Nook And Corner Pinet, Emile Rhyme angst, emotions, feelings, hyperbole, river,
my heart Hanson, Steve Free verse angel, god, heaven, longing, river, rose,
Premium Member Poem A Single Tree Siegel, Steven Rhyme christian, faith, god, nature, river, self, tree,
River within 2 Tagore, Anindya Mohan Sijo desire, destiny, love, river,
River within 1 Tagore, Anindya Mohan Sijo river,
Premium Member Poem Life On The River Bar Deremer, Pam I do not know? encouraging, feelings, hope, river,
Premium Member Poem I've Never Kissed A Toad - HexSonnetta Zerbst, Isaiah Sonnet river, solitude, writing,
Eternal flow Tagore, Anindya Mohan Sijo first love, love, mountains, river,
She my river Hanson, Steve Free verse beauty, best friend, boat, river, romance, valentines day,
Premium Member Poem Silent Walking Lindley, Robert Rhyme age, art, blessing, growing river, wisdom,
Premium Member Poem After the Shower Martin, Thomas Haiku river, storm,
God Can Tell Krieger, CJ Prose river,
Premium Member Poem Lost Echoes - for contest lawless, John Free verse environment, pollution, river,
Premium Member Poem The Eel River Tragedy Holmes, Peter Lewis Cowboy river,
Take Me To Your River Carter, Brandon Lyric happiness, happy, i love river, symbolism,
Rivers And Reservoirs johnson, curtis Prose Poetry river, spring, water,
Premium Member Poem Enchanted Voyage Roper, Eve Abecedarian river, voyage,
Premium Member Poem Mississippi Crossing Martin, Thomas Tanka river, tree,
On The Rocks Morgan, Denise Haiku river,
Intoxicated Moon horsman, harry Haiku river,
Of the Innocent and Sinners Popovici, Michael Burlesque america, history, native american, river, water,
Premium Member Poem Monk's shaved pate Ronnow, Robert Verse art, earth, girl, passion, river, world,
dream river lady haiku King, Marty Haiku river, uplifting,
Rapid River Morgan, Denise Haiku river,
Unknown beauty The literature lover, Sneha RV Free verse beautiful, beauty, nature, old, river, water,