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Best Chesapeake Poems

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


Chesapeake Bay

Crystal clear blue waves kiss
the sands of Chesapeake Bay. 
We walk in gentle silence 
lost in the magic of yesterday.			
I must leave you soon, my...

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Categories: chesapeake, beauty, break up, leaving, lost love,
Form: Quatrain



The Stingers in Chesapeake Bay
Racing along on the Chesapeake Bay
blindly diving into the sea
I met with a sting that day
I shall never forget
I knew not of these strange creatures
Growing...

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© Amy Green  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: chesapeake, nature
Form: Light Verse
Chesapeake Bay
One day I’ll play in the Chesapeake Bay
On a boat I’ll lay soaking up sun rays
Sunscreen I’ll spray U.V. rays turn away
Catch a fish I’ll...

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Categories: chesapeake, adventure, fishing, imagery, vacation, water,
Form: Monorhyme
Chesapeake Bay
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Categories: chesapeake, adventure, imagination, inspirational, nature, seasons, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member CHESAPEAKE BAY AFTERNOON
     CHESAPEAKE BAY AFTERNOON
We'd made our plans to be at play
down Anne Arundel way
just boating, my dear love and me
and happy...

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© Vee Bdosa  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: chesapeake, angst, art, black african american, dedication,
Form: Rhyme



Moonlight And The Chesapeake Bay
My heart sings on this lazy summer night at the amazing beauty of the 
moonlight illuminating the Chesapeake Bay,
making a solemn pronouncement of it to...

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Categories: chesapeake, beautiful,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Our Own Style

I riffle through memories of days gone
    Like a junkyard of photo boxes
        When viewing...

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Categories: chesapeake, adventure, art, dog, travel,
Form: Rhyme
Maryland
Maryland says a big hello and 
welcome in many ways, whether you
come for a month, week, or just the 
day.

Americas largest estuary, with 
towering Cypress...

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Categories: chesapeake, america, beautiful,
Form: Acrostic
Where the Rockfish Lurk
Where the river runs into the Chesapeake Bay. 
The currents run strong and they say "Beware". 
Many a man has ignored it and sunk to...

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Categories: chesapeake, adventure, childhoodboat, horse, sky, storm,
Form: Ballad
The Man That He Once Was, Part I
In better times, Anders Throne once was
a good husband and loving father,
married to his sweetheart, Rosie Smith,
who’d grown on the Chesapeake waters.

He worked as a...

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Categories: chesapeake, anger, character, faith, hurt, loss, sad,
Form: Cowboy
Premium Member Evening Tide
On a bench on the boardwalk with my daughter by my side
Virginia Beach at night, approaching evening tide
My son was playing in the sand, a...

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Categories: chesapeake, life, sea, night, fishing, night,
Form: Light Verse
Where Heads Butt
Where Heads Butt in the USA or

I Don't Believe in Bodily Harm

 

What we all did was to dilly dally

And our rear ends ended up...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: chesapeake, humorous,
Form: Couplet
The Voice of the Susquehanna
The word of the Lord spoke,
And from the depths, the mountains awoke.
Water burst forth, and the ground was torn.
It was then that I was born.

I...

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Categories: chesapeake, men, nature,
Form: Personification
SONG TO THE RUINS OF AMERICA
SONG TO THE RUINS OF AMERICA
With the Glyn Ford’ eyes:
"Fascist Europe-The Rise of Racism and Xenophobia"
I see with horror how from an american country to...

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Categories: chesapeake, america,
Form: Ballad
GENERAL WASHINGTON
GENERAL WASHINGTON


Once in command, he boxed in the British 
At Boston where he captured Dorchester Heights,
Overlooking the Brits at his mercy 
As his men took...

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© Tom Zart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: chesapeake, history, passion, visionary, men, war, men,
Form: ABC
A Tale Of The Two Kilmarnock's
Kilmarnock is two places split by Atlantic
one in Virginia other in Ayrshire
they are of different character straits
all bringing their own dimensions higher

The Virginia  brand...

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Categories: chesapeake, america, history,
Form: Rhyme
Sallys Ghost
Well SALLY'S corpse is in the graveyard
But her ghost clings to me like an old wet
Blanket...maybe it's because I treated her
Like dirt when she was...

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© Bo Lanier  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: chesapeake, death, grave, october,
Form: Free verse
Baltimore
Since the days of Francis Scott Key, 
this city has changed significantly.
Still standing is the historical site of Ft. McHenry.
The fifteen star flag still hangs...

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Categories: chesapeake, travelcity,
Form: Rhyme
Sallys Ghost
Well SALLY'S corpse is in the graveyard
But her ghost clings to me like an old wet
Blanket...maybe it's because I treated her
Like dirt when she was...

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© Bo Lanier  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: chesapeake, death, grave, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Suicide Mural Part Two
But it didn't quite work out
My lazy eye never worked
And I got depressingly overweight
I could never be a super model
But if I tried just hard...

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Categories: chesapeake, beautiful, deep, meaningful, suicide,
Form: Free verse
Cecil County Maryland
(Land that doth marry mother lode 
of sublime earthen land and sea).
 
Age of exploration 
   ushered cruel fate 
   against...

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Categories: chesapeake, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse