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Best Beach Poems

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

Hot sun
What fun

Soft sand
How grand

Blue sea
For me

High tide
Surf side

Beach babe
In shade

Top less

No finds
Tan lines

Swim suit…

He sports
Tight shorts

No chance

Jan Allison
Casarah Nance
1st December 2014

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Categories: beach, humorous,
Form: Footle

Twice a month on our tiny little Isle
A group of heroes go that extra mile
Wearing protective clothing they clean the beach
Removing vast amounts of rubbish...

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Categories: appreciation, beach, beauty, care,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Unsure The Shore
Grim fog, I praise the shelter of your drear,
the sundown ghost morose not grandiose,
I walk alone - but, no -- with my despair;
a bittern bids...

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Categories: 8th grade, beach, bereavement,
Form: Sonnet
A Chorus Sang Its Last Concerto
I walked in darkness along the shore
seeking only solitude and nothing more
Thunder drummed from somewhere far away
like foreboding timpani as clouds began to play
They competed...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: beach, emotions,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member Loving Years
Dark honey tanned skin glistens
    From the moisture of humidity.
The ladies flirt shamelessly with 
    You, but your eyes...

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Categories: autumn, beach, husband, love,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Sea Song

Oh precious, dulcet diva, oceantide ... you, of sand and foam 
  and abundance, all your moods and meanderings speak deep

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Categories: analogy, appreciation, beach, imagery,
Form: Free verse
She collected sea shells, I collected sand - Repost

She collected sea shells, I collected sand

She collected sea shells,
I collected sand
She searched for the perfect one
I reached down my hand

I carried a bucket
A basket...

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Categories: beach, fun, love, sea,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Critics

Wrote a poem in the sand,
Wonder how it fares if left alone,
Will it bear on its own merits
Or juxtapose by meddling hands,
Meantime, sun-dries it again,

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© Hilo Poet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: beach, imagery, inspiration, mystery,
Form: Free verse
Simple Words For Simple People
If I  had a pretentious brain
which acts faster than my heart
Maybe then,I would abhore this soul
which spreads freely through each verse
Maybe then I would...

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Categories: analogy, beach, beautiful, books,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Sway of the Summer Moon
The summer moon was swollen, blue
          A flaw that girl knew thru-and-thru

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Categories: beach, lust, moon, ocean,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sea Bride
Across the white sand waters
meld of teal and turquoise hue,
in sunlight, emerald facets, 
in shadow, grays of blue,
first breaking light of heaven,
tinted sky in tones...

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Categories: beach, beautiful, color, morning,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member - The Princess Of The Sea -

On the beach I found a seashell
luster of colors mixed with gold illuminate 

Washed by the sea millions of times
tides turn as gentle footprints remain


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Categories: beach, beauty, blessing, nature,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member By the Sea
"By the sea, all worries wash away" 
(Saw this quote on a sign in my doctor office and I loved it.)

Since by the sea, all...

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Categories: beach, sea,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Agony And Ecstasy
Cascading waves wash ashore
tickling our toes as they ebb and flow,
and moonbeams
set a thousand jewels sparkling
on the shoal...

Smiles summon sweet emotions
as we stroll upon the...

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Categories: beach, beautiful, imagery, imagination,
Form: Free verse
Had Hoped to Find
Had Hoped to Find

While searching, seemed so hard to tell,
Which would be our most favorite shell; 
Had to constantly, consistently compare,
As they laid on seashore...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: beach, spiritual,
Form: Couplet
Linger awhile, sweet summer
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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Categories: beach, beauty, flower, summer,
Form: Rubaiyat
Premium Member Summer's Heat
That summer came like others, 'midst a rush
Hot days and sultry nights beneath the moon
And from my lifeguard stand I chose a crush
That made that...

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Categories: appreciation, beach, beauty, sensual,
Form: Sonnet
Dancing Moonbeams
The suns rays fade softly as 
daylight melts into night
and mysterious moonbeams 
glow even bigger 
as the moonlight stretching across
the waters mirrored surface

enchanting ambient beams...

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Categories: beach, beautiful, moon,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Baptism
Like a baptismal rite, the waters flow 
upon the sandy shore marred by the feet 
of travelers. There, in the golden glow
of sun, where sky...

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Categories: baptism, beach, inspirational, peace,
Form: Sonnet
Soaring Hawk - A Haiku Series
Soaring Hawk poised high
Back drop a deep sapphire sky 
Winds in attendance

Mighty wings unfold
Caressing the Wind Spirits
They lift and support

Circling Hawk perceives
Rainbow circle on a...

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Categories: beach, beauty, bird, flower,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Fire-Water Dance - Haiku

saffron sun flames sky
melted gold joins blue riffles -
sunset swims to shore

Susan Ashley
August 20, 2017

~ Fifth Place ~
Premiere Contest: Best Haiku Ever Old Or New

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Categories: beach, nature, sunset,
Form: Haiku
My Wish
Hello Ms. Johnson, I’m sure this sounds strange
our mutual friend, said you need a change.
She told me how hard you work every day, 
come home...

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Categories: beach, children, fun, holiday,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Barefoot
I walk on the deserted beach
listening to the ocean song;
the breeze holds my hand.
Is this where I belong?

I leave my footprints in the sand
feeling the...

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Categories: beach, sea,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Death Tolls
The atmosphere rings with the bell like calls
of the plover flock, long before they are spotted.
The flight herringbones a grey fedora sky.
Markings of white and...

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Categories: beach, beauty, bird, ocean,
Form: Free verse
Maria Down Under
There’s endless miles of golden sandy beaches
Sparkling aqua waters as far as the eye can see
Gods and Goddesses frolic au naturel down under
Here’s where Heaven...

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Categories: beach, lust, satire, vacation,
Form: Rhyme