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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


paper boat

paper boat--
how far will it carry
my child's smile






© kash poet (kashinath karmakar)


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© kash poet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: boat, hope,
Form: Haiku



Premium Member Starry Starry Night
When Wishes were made on a shooting star
The Heavens looked down and smiled
With sprinkles of stardust on a whisper of moonbeams
They created for us a...

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Categories: boat, anti bullying, art, beauty, death, depression,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Ocean Whispers
Ocean Whispers

I sit on shore by windswept seas
    and feel the vibrant ocean breeze
As waves cascade upon the sand
   ...

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Categories: boat, moon, ocean, sea,
Form: Couplet
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, lonely, lost
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member BECAUSE I LOVE YOU




I saw the bitter tears of unhappiness
Running down your agonizing face,
Ravaged with pain,

And I became a sponge of compassion
To absorb them.


I heard the howling 
Of...

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Categories: boat, friendship love, humanity, society,
Form: Free verse



Indian Girl
--Virginia Slim--

Different eyes, the same world 
Ancient skin, dirty Indian Girl 
Smokey, eyes, exotic raven hair 
---Now listen to  the colors, of transformation, 
On...

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Categories: boat, adventure, girl, life, native american, spiritual,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member When We Were Young
When we were young we loved our fairy tales
A frog could  be a prince with just one kiss
Each cloud, a boat where dreamers could...

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Categories: boat, analogy, life,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member 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: boat, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member TRUE LOVE
.           True love 

I love the way you make me love you
Love the way you...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: boat, devotion, girlfriend-boyfriend, loveme, heart, heart, love,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member - A One Way Ticket -


Hills come alive with sweet sounds of birds whistling tunes
Filled with harmonious peace, you sail within time
Gentle whispering winds through branches of trees call

When you...

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Categories: boat, beauty, deep, journey, life, universe,
Form: Free verse
Meet Me In Naples
We strolled hand in hand
along Naples cobbled streets
beneath nearly blown- off linen sheets
Hanging  from old  balconies.

Street musicians played their bagpipes
ciaramellas,mandarins
In this southern bustling...

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Categories: boat, feelings,
Form: Free verse
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, humor, slavery,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member His Life, His Love
Above a cloud, in soundless, still tumescence,
a goddess rests; below her is the sea.
A strip of it is rippling luminescence,
a path of light in night’s...

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Categories: boat, life, love,
Form: Sonnet
A kiss Within The Stars
So easy to remember ,So hard to forget
A kiss within the stars,through eyes of love once met.

Softly spoken voices still whisper in the wind
As gentle...

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Categories: boat, absence, sleep, stars,
Form: Lyric
Call on Me
Call on me when your boat is sinking,
you’re blown off course, or you’ve run aground,
call on me when you’re lost in the wilderness,
call on me...

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Categories: boat, friendship,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Misled
Nor thunder in the dark, nor flash, nor fire,
nor other pyrotechnics that, they say,
accompany all such events, nor dire
phantasmagorias, going astray

in the unconsciousness. I’m all...

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Categories: boat, death, nature,
Form: Sonnet
A Legend In His Own Mind
Who was that masked man?!?
Brian Williams, rides again.

He was in Amilia Earhart's plane;
even rode with the Dalton Gang.

The day the Titanic went down;
In the rescue...

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Categories: boat, silly, slam, drug,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Food Inglorious Food
Be it known as convenience food, junk food or munchies;
whether spicy, melt-in-your-mouth soft, or crunchy,
food, inglorious food, seduces with ease
and ensnares with the emptiest of...

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Categories: boat, food,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Tiger in the Sea
I thought I had hooked the world’s largest grouper
After struggling for hours, I was still reeling
Refused help from a friend; I was a trooper
Somehow I...

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Categories: boat, adventure, animals, seame, tiger,
Form: Rispetto
Premium Member LIFE'S STORIES
His eyes are dark, but, there's still a spark. 
There are canyons in his face.
His lungs are gone and it won't be long,
'Till his heart...

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Categories: boat, journey, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Slow Colors

We drifted not far from shore -
a delicate night with supple air entire,
black and white until patience sent us grays
that rocked with the boat on...

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Categories: boat, love, moon, stars,
Form: Free verse
PAPER
I am what I meet in
My mirror; a reflection
Of perception, an idea
That’s me. I am a bunch
Of parts, named like 
Constellations of stars
Real enough but...

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Categories: boat, allegoryme,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Visitor - A collaboration with July Morning
POTW 28 January 2018

Prologue:
A beautiful extra-terrestrial female researcher is sent down to a remote island to observe earth and beam her findings back to her...

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Categories: boat, adventure, romance, science fiction,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Achilles, His Heart and Soul Were Mortal
Achilles, His Heart and Soul Were Mortal
Part One- (Years Before Troy)

Achilles* woke, his slain foes calling out his name
hearing merciless woes, his sharpen sword they...

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Categories: boat, courage, fantasy, hero, history, mythology, symbolism,
Form: Rhyme
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