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Best Fish Poems

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

Premium Member All I Am
Long slender tendril of mist in the morning
snakes slowly across the cool water, wandering,
searching, moving slowly, seemingly without purpose,
without direction, without destination.
It fades like a...

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Categories: fish, longing,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member The Narwhal Song
~The Narwhal Beckons Before Dawn~

   If I could sing a song,
   It wouldn't be just any song.
   I would...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: fish, abuse, character, dance, deep, nature, sea,
Form: Alliteration
Hot And Cold Comes The Night


must know
I cried yesterday 
and I think I broke the world
so I braided some words into twine
planted some sweet...

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Categories: fish, depression, heart, introspection, love, romance, romantic,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Fiddler's Cat
An ebon sky, darkness to light
Diamond stars, mosaic night
Bright lunar sphere of brilliant white
Floodlights a scene of will and might.
The Fiddler’s Cat, sips warm Bordeaux

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Categories: fish, imagination,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Never Enough

Why does the voiceless canary stare so bleakly?
Why do the sullen grey clouds desert a sombre sky?
As the ugly black smog blots out the valiant...

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Categories: fish, environment, nature,
Form: Rhyme

It Was Her Poetry Seduced Me

When Thor struck his hammer
upon the flat ground on Earth
it was the pieces withstood the blow we named rock,
constructs we came to know as the...

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Categories: fish, beauty,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Pride and joy of his family
Having lived on earth for some time now
Impatiently he dwells, harboring self doubt.
In face of impediments he loses his mind
Acquiring dispositions like hate and lies,

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Categories: fish, integrity, life, men, people,
Form: Verse
Premium Member A Hobo's LAST RIDE
I am
Not a poet
An old cuss riding words
Once a lad jumping on rail cars
I was

I was
A young hobo
Troublesome skipping school
Down to the Ohio River

Feet dangling...

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© Word Hobo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: fish, adventure, age, music, youth,
Form: Cinquain
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 

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Categories: fish, adventure, anti bullying, boat, humor, slavery,
Form: Haiku
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: fish, imagination,
Form: Sonnet
Dear Ex
Dear Ex,

I know you and I had our differences.
We were always finding new ways to say I loathe you.

It was my blameworthiness that allowed the...

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Categories: fish, life, recovery from...rain, rain, sorry,
Form: Free verse
Like A Tree In The Desert
Prick me with your vivid green awareness
Let the white pins that needle me
Diminish into their foggy sham

The bridal wreath that scented our commitment
Now doused in...

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© Carol B.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: fish, absence, anger, depression, loneliness,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sparkling Scenery
A soft warm breeze dissipates the mist of early dawn,
     Beneath a clump of cottonwood, I see a lone fawn,

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Categories: fish, nature,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Many, Many Long Years Ago
In the beginning there was light
And that was followed by dark night
God created all with great flow
Many, many long years ago.

God's spirit roamed over the...

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Categories: fish, bible, creation,
Form: Rhyme

Look as far and as wide as you can, my friend, 
Turn your eyes towards the sky and try to pierce infinity-
This vast unknown- 

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Categories: fish, flower, god, men, universe,
Form: Free verse
Share Not
When I go out to dinner,
I do not want to share.
I don’t care what is on your plate;
I don’t want to compare.

I scan the menu...

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Categories: fish, food, me,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Equinox
As the weather softly turns
Beckoning in the Equinox
Clusters of colourful bulbs
Dance and sway in the breeze
Eagles swoop up on thermals
Flying high until they are specks

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Categories: fish, spring,
Form: Abecedarian
Premium Member Do you remember me
They walk silently along my hallways.
Floors littered with faded finery.
Do you remember my Granduer?
I had once been called the Queen of the sea.
Pulled down to...

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Categories: beauty, bereavement, eulogy, fish, grave, grief,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Gods at the Comedy Club
The house was full
Of Gods and deities
The curtain call was soon
The water vasos were poured
And became the finest of wines
The bread multiplied
The baker you see

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Categories: fish, art, butterfly, gothic, humorous, magic, mythology,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ancient Shadows Awaken into God's Light
Ancient Shadows Awaken into God’s Light

Underneath the deep seabed the stirring sands of time have passed on.
Ancient shadows continue to haunt all of us from...

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Categories: fish, dark, dream, evil, faith, fantasy, god,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member ''shades of nature''
and in my dream- I find myself in a lush forest
dripping wet with life, steamy and sultry
I am one with nature and with the aqua...

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Categories: fish, nature,
Form: Free verse
The Tale of Miss Jenny Prime
Let me tell you the story of Miss Jenny Prime,
who spent all of her days making everything rhyme.
It was thought she’d outgrow this strange childhood...

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Categories: fish, funnynight, night, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
Blending in so beautifully in the endless everglades
The heron waits patiently

The warm wind ripples the water
He waits regally

Standing still like a statue in silent blue...

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Categories: fish, beauty,
Form: Free verse
Songs From A Sated Heart
Scents of love hover and linger 

entwined with the autumn wind

long past the morning chill

wrapping me in your comfort and warmth

a taste of honey remains


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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: fish, love,
Form: Free verse
Feast of the Beast: Jan Allison and Lin Lane
The mean old housecat has bulgy eyes
when she looks at us in our fish bowl
Oh, how much we've come to despise
that big mouth of hers,...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cat, fish,
Form: Rhyme