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Beach Poems | Examples of Beach Poetry

Beach Poems. Below are examples of poems about beaches. This list of beach poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of beach poetry. This list of works about beach is an excellent resource for examples on how to write beach poems.

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List of Beach Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Trancended JP Thomas Rhyme appreciation, beach, beauty, blessing,
Sea Gull John Blake Blank verse animal, beach, bird, flying,
EMOTIONS OF YEARNING V.MUTHU MANICKAM Quatrain beach, for her, i
Nostalgia Jordan Foster Free verse anxiety, autumn, beach, blessing,
The seasons Rob Mosher Couplet autumn, beach, environment, imagery,
Sweet Girl on a Beach Robert Pettit Limerick beach, girl,
Sand Castles M. L. Kiser Choka art, beach, earth, environment,
Premium Member Poem A Day By The Ocean Charles Gragg Rhyme beach, ocean,
Gilly and Auntie Pam Steve Sant Rhyme beach, childhood, nostalgia,
sticky love medallions Allan Terry Ballade beach, business, fish, food,

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Yet
by Bernard Chan

there will be wine yet to drink,
there will be love yet to make,
and feet dipped into virgin ponds
to wash away callousing years,
seashells with openings like...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beach, dream, freedom, future,

Him Too, or The Drowning Femenist, Part II
by David Welch
...He flipped through the paper he’d bee given,
And saw the name ‘Ms. Karen Mallory,’
his mind reeled again, incredulous,
that was the girl he had saved by...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, anger, beach, dark,

Him Too, or The Drowning Femenist, Part I
by David Welch
Dylan Carston was a well-off young man,
thanks to a large and health trust fund,
his father was a true Wall Street ace
and had been quite generous...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, anger, beach, dark,

The dog days endure
by Wendy Watson
Why should one wish the days to pass
Of lush and verdant meadow grass
And butterflies with stained glass wings
Which autumn's burnished hues outclass? 

A summer breeze...

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Rubaiyat | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beach, beauty, flower, summer,

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Lazy Summer Days
by Angel Villanueva
It seems... surreal, this warm touch,
This luscious day of heat and such,
While soaking feet at ocean's edge,
And breathing life I love so much.

The sand cascades...

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Rubaiyat | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beach, seasons, summer, sunshine,

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Man in the Moon
by Sandra Weiss
There is a full moon tonight,
a perfect height over the sea.
It gives a soft, glowing light
through the skylight above me.

The man in the moon smiled...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, beach, beautiful, night,

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Tropical Thoughts
by Jeanne Hicks
Warm sandy beaches
Ocean waves, palm trees swaying...
On the bucket list



Contest:  Haiku in the Tropics
Sponsor:  Julia Ward
9/27/18







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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beach,

Treasure Hunt
by george seal
    footprints in the sand
    on a tropical seashore
    beachcombers explore

    9 /27/...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beach,

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Summer Rhyme
by Wren Rushing
Summer releases my inner child, 
 with days spent freely running wild.
Basking on sun kissed beaches
 and building castles with sand I've piled.

Wetting a hook...

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Rubaiyat | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beach, family, father son,

Tropical moment
by John Beam
palms wave at sun                     ...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, beach, beauty, nature,

haiku
by Warren Doll
tide
departs
sea glass shines



123 or 321 modified form haiku for contest. 9/26/2018
...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beach, sea, water,

lunch in the park
by jan hansen
Lunch on a park bench

I had bought two hamburgers
Each had a lettuce and sliced tomato.
When she showed up the burgers were cold
and the lettuce had...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion, beach, best friend,

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BAREFOOT
by Line Gauthier


barefoot treading free
cool turquoise ripples lapping
hot golden beaches



posted on September 25, 2018, for contest HAIKU IN THE TROPICS sponsored by JULIA WARD...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beach, beautiful, freedom, nature,

You're not the one
by Roldan Uybubulante
I can’t live without you
The situation is naïve to do
But better to let go on things
The briefcase is ready, leave quietly.

Loosing you is a different...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anniversary, anxiety, beach, betrayal,

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Grandads leather belt
by Tom Cunningham
My Grandad wore his leather belt with pride 
Lions head buckle he polished till it shone
Always said I could have it when he died
His death...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beach, death, grandfather, world

Laundry
by M. L. Kiser
Flowing liquid rolls
Foaming suds wash sand…retreat
Beaches too, get cleaned.
...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, beach, nature, ocean,

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Tropical Night
by Tania Kitchin
caribbean breeze
tickles palms while tempting waves
along moonlit beach

9/24/18

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beach,

Sunday by the Sea
by Ann Gilmour
The day begins as the sun rises up
Like a big orange ball from the sea
It’s the bluest sky that has ever been seen
So pack up...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beach, family, happiness, sea,

I am Who I am
by mary seibt
I am the ocean waves
An unsteady rhythm
Swells of overwhelming anxiety
Never knowing just when to crash
But when I do
You’ll know

But

I am also the salty tide 
Pulling...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, beach, confidence, self,

SUMMER NOT OVER YET
by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr
it mabe  the fall
there's still water call
some still flow
as the water go
days still hot 
make you 
sweat a lot
feel like getting beach wet
SUMMER NOT...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beach, beautiful,