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Best Aboard Poems

Below are the all-time best Aboard poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of aboard poems written by PoetrySoup members


Aboard The Titanic
Today I am about to embark on a journey
that I have waited for, for so long,
they say that this one is the safest ship
were nothing...

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Categories: aboard, boat, fear, history, journey,
Form: Quatrain



Aboard The Titanic - Part 2
I stood alone on the ship's deck all afternoon
just to watch the sun sinking low on the sea,
the Atlantic ocean is so calm this evening
but,...

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Categories: aboard, boat, fear, history, life,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Sailing the Seas In A Pecan Tree
The wind billows out from the seat of his britches
With determined eyes, skinned knuckles and knees
He climbs up the rails nailed from old cedar pieces
To...

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Categories: aboard, adventure, old,
Form: Rhyme
The Tower rebuilt
I shall resolve to leave this
Place now...
And steadfastly search out,
Nestling between ridge and bluff
Amidst the folds of a foreign 
Land,
Several acres of unkempt ground
Fallow and...

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Categories: aboard, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Kiss of the Eagle
Many eons passed on Earth, who only saw your face
Untouched your virgin body, floating there in space
Waxing, waning, gibbous, crescent, quarter, full and new
Selene the...

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: aboard, adventure, space, travel,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Cora's clothesline
What softness in silence amidst the cacophony of a spin cycle world war.
Lying next to your glow in sleep's stillness, careful of your bandaged hand.
Watching...

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Categories: aboard, heart, innocence, june, marriage,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member In The Fragility Of Dreams
A lovely night beneath the stars
   with ocean waves glazed by the moon;
nearby, the music of guitars
   strums soft, a melancholy...

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Categories: aboard, assonance, death,
Form: Quatrain
Gold Star
I remember as a young boy, going out to play, I would sometimes see old Mr. Kimball, sitting on the steps of his porch, often...

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Categories: aboard, childhood, war, war, star,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Captive Bird - 12 Bars 12 Dreams

                    12 BARS

Twelve  brazen bars,...

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Categories: aboard, freedom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member IN THE SPIRIT OF THE AGE


If I had a clone
I surely would be
exuberant
flamboyant and fancyfree
I would sing and dance
for the whole world to see
aboard every single cruiseship
on every sea
I would...

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Categories: aboard, dream, fantasy, imagination, life,
Form: Free verse
A Visit From Santa Claus
It was Christmas Eve, not a soul made a sound,
And not so much as a mouse could be found,
The children had hung their stockings on...

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Categories: aboard, christmas, eve, fantasy, holiday,
Form: Epic
Hook Line and Sinker

Me, my brother Tom and Uncle Pat were on a fishing holiday
three men in a rowing boat way out in Dublin Bay
we anchored up and...

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Categories: aboard, crazy,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Devil's Tide
I looked up at a silver moon 
Peering through a cloud of misty gloom 
As we sailed across the Atlantic Sea 
That fateful night in...

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Categories: aboard, adventure, angel, june, life,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Where I Want to Go
Out in a pretty meadow running free,
where laughing, we fall down in the clover,
or even better, down beside the sea
watching as the brilliant sun sets...

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Categories: aboard, places,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Orient Express: Collaboration Poem By JaDazzle Jan Allison and Darren Watson
We hear the engine whistle 
The hissing of the steam 
The hairs on our necks begin to bristle 
As we meet the arrival of a...

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Categories: aboard, desire, journey, romance,
Form: Free verse
BLOODLESS - Tale of a Hero and the People He Died For
You knew you were going to die. 1
And yet you came, thinking no matter how insane,
the man on the seat of power would never want...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: aboard, change, corruption, hero, history,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Mind Pollution
Mind pollution
The manipulation and control of the masses 
Is a world government agenda and constitution
Throughout time.

Newer technology and the information computer revolution
Are powerful weapons to...

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© Peter Dome  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: aboard, angst, corruption, discrimination, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member SUPERBOWL SUNDAY

There’s a new American Holiday, guess what it is my football loving friends,
It’s a classical sport of champions, where helmet headed, game geared
Warriors challenge raw...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: aboard, adventure, conflict, football, history,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Train Ride
I feel so grand this special day in June
While waiting at the station for my ride
Aboard the new steam engine coming soon
To take me to...

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Categories: aboard, journey, travel,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member Santa's Special Delivery: a collab
Brutal was the biting wind,
sweeping brown locks of a tiny urchin 
side to side, often hiding her eyes.
 
Oversized slippers she had donned
were lost in...

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Categories: aboard, granddaughter, grandfather, love,
Form: Prose
Premium Member THE GHOST TRAIN
Along the mountain pine valley did the Iron Horse roar,
A steam belching black demon, burning red hot coals
Within it's steel belly.
Speed's hell bound creation, driven...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: aboard, adventure, america, fantasy, halloween,
Form: Free verse
Lost Treasures
How did a decent lady like me end up here, anyway?
The only girl aboard a ship of unsavory men.
The last thing I remember was sipping...

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Categories: aboard, adventure, fantasy, romantic, sea,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE CURSE OF BLACK BEARD

Down deep beneath fathoms icy keep, where deadmen’s
Scream in utter silences aquatic hell, amongst the devils
Graveyard of wreckage's carnage, there exists a ghostly harbor
Of phantom...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: aboard, adventure, boat, evil, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The River Mersey and The Black Pearl New Brighton
 The River Mersey and The Black Pearl New Brighton 

Let the Caribee and sultry sea call to the pirates bold. 
But on this shore,...

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Categories: aboard, adventure, beach, boat, imagination,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Desecration Of A Grave
“Here lieth baby Rachel
Born 10th Sept 1894 Died 30th Oct 1896”

Marble stone that lays above the head,
white chippings that blanket the body,
flowerless vase that sits...

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Categories: aboard, me,
Form: Narrative