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Best Dolphin Poems

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

Premium Member The Dolphin Bird
Meandering with my imagination,
I felt it flowing, silver like a fish.
This fish grew wings, and with great elation,
I caught a ride on it! It was...

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Categories: dolphin, imagination,
Form: Sonnet

Premium Member haiku - dolphin

porpoising the waves
pod plays in warm turquoise sea -
silver torpedoes

Susan Ashley
September 27, 2018


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Categories: dolphin, appreciation, beauty, sea, silver,
Form: Haiku
Dolphin Dreams
Drowning in the ocean depths
I was sure to meet an untimely death
until an ocean angel lifted me up
I came back to life with a breathless...

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Categories: dolphin, animal, dream, ocean,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member THE DOLPHIN
Beneath the illumination of the elliptical moon,
Within the cove of diamond bay, waves gently sway
Back and forth, under the oceans clarity of the big blue,

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dolphin, animal, beauty, imagery, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Beautiful Dolphin
Beautiful mammals just like you and I,
                Dolphins are warm...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dolphin, animal, beauty,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member One Way Ships - Part 1
Flings and wings and rings rejected…
 Cupid’s arrows fly deflected…
“It clearly is too late” she signed, “to love, adore or pay me mind”

Penciled lines drew...

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Categories: dolphin, lost love, stars,
Form: Rhyme
A Midsummer Night's Beach
When I was a girl, still on the island
I’d sit in the sand
and brood
and revel
in what I thought was utter enlightenment
a teenage rebel
with dime-store refinement

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Categories: dolphin, beauty, color, creation, sea,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Bruised but not Broken
your wings aren't broken,
just bruised and singed  
from holding them to tightly 
against a burning breast of sin
the journey must have been a grueling...

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Categories: dolphin, hope,
Form: Rhyme


A bevy of wavelets rushes to the shore
while on peach coastline, this quietude I feel,
Under the alloy of rocks not seen before
A hidden water-world encrypts...

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Categories: dolphin, day, peace, uplifting,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Nature's Advocate
Creatures of feathers, fur and fins
gather ‘round to touch her heart.
Somehow their instincts assure them
she will strive to offer protection.

Wee winged one that fell from...

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Categories: dolphin, animal, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A WISH FOR FISH

Washed up on shores around the world
Already dead, a whale, a dolphin a shark, 
All marine life is suffering, the situation

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Categories: dolphin, fish,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Was A Sitting Duck
I was a sitting duck when the tide came in.
No idea it would go past my chin.
I struggled and I flopped.
I bucked and I hopped.

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Categories: dolphin, 1st grade, 2nd grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Spirit Animal Is A Zoo
Beware the morning tiger
Before his first coffee
     Look out for the afternoon lizard:
     Ectotherm on the sidewalk...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dolphin, animal, tiger,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Ramblings of The Water Mistress
I feel the water
above me
below me
all around me
loving me

I go further down
to touch the bottom of the pool
and there
on the two painted dolphins
I push my...

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Categories: dolphin, identity, water,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member What's New at the Zoo
Paula parrot is my name. I once was wild, but now I'm tame
A chatterbox who likes to talk! 
Some news to share? Let's take a...

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Categories: dolphin, animal,
Form: Personification
Premium Member The Sensual Scent of Summer
Coconut tropical oil 
Glistening on my skin
The scent intoxicates me
As I bask in the sun
And drink in the beauty
Of the sparkling Mediterranean Sea

It’s only for...

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Categories: dolphin, sea, senses, sensual, summer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Whatever, Whatever, Whatever

Whatever turns your crank

Whatever tickles your pickle

Whatever dunks your donut

Whatever waxes your dolphin

Whatever buffs your Buddha

Whatever pops your cork

Whatever pets your monkey

Whatever frosts your cookies


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Categories: dolphin, humorous,
Form: Narrative
The One That Got Away
Was cleaning my goldfish bowl
in the bathroom one day,
put "Goldie" in the bathroom
sink temporarily to play,

Tried to hurry so I could
put her back in the...

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Categories: dolphin, fish, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Inside My Aqua Dream
Inside my aqua dream, a man, bright-eyed,
stood beckoning to me in ocean’s tide.
I saw him from the shoreline of a bay.
His eyes, reflecting blue of...

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Categories: dolphin, adventure, romance, ocean,
Form: Rondeau
Echo Your Empathy
You’re my star – I set fire to our firey rose 
Bouquet of stars – I hand to you – 
We’re opposites, like poetry and...

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Categories: dolphin, angst, appreciation, change, deep,
Form: Free verse
Sex and the British
They’re drawing the curtains in Dorking,
Lighting the candles and pouring the lotions.
Switching off TV’s and shelving resentments,
Checking on children asleep in the darkness,
Creeping  ...

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Categories: dolphin, love, psychological, sexy, social,
Form: I do not know?
The Wild Kingdom
Brown Bear
King Snake
X-ray Fish

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Categories: dolphin, animals
Form: ABC
Premium Member Dolphins
Out of all the creatures that live in the sea
There is only one that stands out for me
Cute looking and grey and on it's back...

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Categories: dolphin, nature, ocean, sea, water,
Form: Rhyme
Saved By a Mermaid
Well I was going down for the third time
In the deep blue sea after our ship caught
Fire mysteriously then I felt a hand taking
Mine and...

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© Bo Lanier  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dolphin, miracle, myth, sea,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member By Degrees- Childhood Reflections
The screen door slams behind me
As I rush out into the blinding sunlight
Wondering where my big brother is hiding
I better get to the pool before...

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Categories: dolphin, childhood, happiness, nostalgia,
Form: Free verse