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Best Boat Poems

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


Premium Member We Went On The Boat - A Sonnet for David by ROSTI
It was our pride and joy, that boat...our prize.
We'd sail to Key West every year in fall,
After summer downpours left the noon.
We made our pact...

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Categories: absence, adventure, boat, boyfriend,
Form: Sonnet



Premium Member Life Spent All Alone
Life Spent All Alone 

I felt such joy when first my hull met sea.
'Twas years ago before my shattered shell
Was tossed and ravaged, fisherman and...

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Categories: boat, death, deep, devotion,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Pirate Bay
```Pirate Bay the Haiku``` 

pirates fierce and mean 
drowning fish, sea to sea 
parrots on their butt 


```Polly Wants A Cracker``` 

bloodthirst & brutal 
Quartermaster...

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Categories: adventure, anti bullying, boat,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Splash of Black
Jesus Savior...Pilot Me from walkinginsunlight.com



Across the blackest waters 
ripples of pain,
swell into an anguish splashing 
against the blackest shore, 
and in the rustling of brittle...

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Categories: boat, faith, metaphor, pain,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In Sandalwood Dreams
Turned and tossed like toys
Riding the mighty waves
Their master does what he wilt
To them his humble slaves

Rudely he flings their boats asunder
But calm can be...

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Categories: boat, fishing, ocean, scary,
Form: Rhyme



Two Lost Souls
As we walk along the beach on a moonlit night
I reach for your hand and grasp it 
feeling our pulse pounding together 
I stop and...

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© Bobby May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: boat,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member One Tune
Looking divine a picture goddess 
jewels crowning gems sparkling magic 
shining beautiful moon princess dazzling light

At a regal glance priceless cut, shines out diamond
silver ivory...

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Categories: angel, beautiful, beauty, boat,
Form: Free verse
You, Me and the Open Sea
Just you, me and the open sea,
in a boat with a big white sail.
We’ll ride the surf and laugh with glee,
said the centipede to the...

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Categories: children, boat, , Lullaby,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Disaster On Flight FD4465E
I arrived at the airport, along with my wife
For two whole weeks we'll live the good life
We're flying out today for a break in Italy
The...

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Categories: boat, fear, flying, holiday,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Teal Harbor
Idle porcelain boats 
are seagulls 
floating
on a teal harbor
blond moorings
cast like kelp
Sails stiff 
as egrets
glide slowly
toward 
a cerulean channel
Atop turtle islands
pastel cottages
are pearls gleaming
on oyster...

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Categories: beach, bird, boat, ocean,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member The Snowy Albatross

Fishing one day in the southern ocean
The sun had risen and was shining bright
Overhead me I heard a commotion
A snowy albatross gliding in flight.

With a...

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Categories: boat, fishing, ocean, sky,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Verse - Whimsical Fantasy
By night, I load my wonder-boat with kegs of creative invention,

          I slip anchor, and giggling,...

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Categories: boat, fantasy, freedom, imagination,
Form: Verse
Eve of Eternity
She couldn't contain her rhapsody demeanor much more
hugging her husband and gushing with excitement as he closed the door
the third class cabin was modest but...

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Categories: boat, death, sad love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Shrouded In Sultry Seduction


Rippling waters moving
feeling hypnotically soothing
under our boat it rocks us
under its spell it locks us

misty fog slightly breezing
dampening the salty air we’re breathing
over our shoulders...

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Categories: boat, desire, emotions, love,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Psalms at Sea
I sing praises to you under moon's watchful eye
As the ocean waves calm above from the deep
and You transform gusty winds into soft breezes.
With your...

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Categories: angel, boat, devotion, sea,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member TENTACLES
In the heart of the blackest abyss, down, 
Down, in fathoms deep crypt, where light
Does not penetrate, and the structured protective hauls,
Of men, are crushed...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: boat, fantasy, halloween, history,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Signal
The castle tower stands there tall and proud, 
Awaiting for your safely coming home, 
Just as I do, with tears that freely flow; 
Salt water...

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Categories: absence, boat, lonely, longing,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Sea World
under water guide
adventures of Jacques Cousteau
life Under the Sea

DX...

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© Dom- X-  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: boat, sea,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Golden Dreams
The Leprechaun.

. 
Run, run, run as fast as you can...
I'm still gonna get you, my little green man...
I grabbed on to the gold buckle on...

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Categories: adventure, boat, crazy, creation,
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: adventure, boat, evil, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Lighthouse
The lighthouse stands, the lighthouse stands
Above the foaming wave,
Above the sands.

He stands so brave, he stands so brave,
As winds against him blow;
The ships to save.

He...

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Categories: boat, dedication, rain, sea,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member From our Deck-Front in December
From
our pink deck with a Jarra  cocktail table-set
We sit awaiting  sunset with an
 ‘Hawaiian absence’ of seagulls
As dusk comes  with violet echoes
across...

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Categories: absence, boat, culture, december,
Form: Free verse
The River
Before the weary pilgrim, flowed a river fair and wide
The way was filled with danger,  he couldn't cross the other side;
So the pilgrim sought...

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Categories: life, boat, journey, river,
Form: Rhyme
Reaching Deepest Oceans
My beloved

How far will I love you

As far as where moons immerse in deep seas

Beyond the edge of a tide's crimson hue

Where your breath fills...

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Categories: blue, boat, longing, love,
Form: Free verse
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: boat, fear, history, journey,
Form: Quatrain