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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 I Wandered Lonely As a Boat
"I wandered lonely as a cloud."  William Wordsworth


I wandered lonely as a boat   
a shallow dingy left behind,  
alone in marsh...

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Categories: age, boat, fate, lonely,
Form: Lyric



Premium Member We Went On the Boat - a Sonnet For David
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 The Land of the Midnight Sun
I went cruising to Norway with my wife across the North Sea
We travelled the route the Vikings took but with added luxury
Our first port of...

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Categories: boat, friend, holiday, sea,
Form: Narrative
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 The Loss of the Lifeboat, the 'solomon Browne'
In the year ninteen eighty one on the nineteenth day of December
A day the town of Mousehole in Cornwall, will always remember
An R.N.L.I. Watson class...

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Categories: boat, death, people, rain,
Form: Narrative
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 we're sinking
and I'm cold so cold  icebergs loom through dark  lethal as fins of sharks  fins or frost flowers or firework flares ...

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Categories: boat, death, sea,
Form: Prose Poetry
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 The Breeze and I Plus a Thank You
This poem is dedicated to that kind person who donated me with a Premium Membership.  I did not expect it but my grateful thanks...

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Categories: boat, sea, wind,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Harmony of Dusk
The mellow western sky darkened, 
The sea was calm that night,
Yachts tacking across the bay
Towards their appointed piers.
Luminous moon rays shimmer 
Over wavelets that bathed
The...

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Categories: boat, kiss, love, sea,
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: Narrative
Premium Member The Fishermans Brush With Death - Sea Shanty
One fine day I was fishing at sea
Two big blue whales swam up by me
They flicked their tails sent up a spray
All I could do...

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Categories: boat, fishing, water,
Form: Lyric
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 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
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 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 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 Sully
At New Yorks laGuardia airport passengers stood in line
Waiting to board U.S.airways, flight one five four nine
Chesley Sullenberger was the captain and Jeff Skiles the...

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Categories: america, boat, courage, flying,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Fo'C's'Le - a Dream
fo'c·'sle    /'fohksel/  noun  deriv: forecastle
      1. the forward part of a ship below the deck,...

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© Ken Rone  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: boat, endurance, history, native
Form: Dramatic Monologue
The Mythical River Beast
I watched it emerge
from out of the fog, monumental
in size, a sheer cliff face of steel 
moving pass me, almost
quieter than my breath 
but for...

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Categories: boat, magic, river,
Form: Free verse
Quietness
I liked to be quiet,
In a white ferry, between Brittany and England,
Quietness is a precious diamond
To offer to a new girl, or a cat,
I like...

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Categories: beauty, boat, confidence,
Form: Free verse