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Best Fishing Poems

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


Premium Member Wind Whispers
Near the cliff's edge he stood
poised and composed. Wind swept dust
whirling salt mingling thyme,
tickling his half-clogged nose.
 
Seagulls screeching,
gliding, soaring, diving,
harbingers of electric storms.
 
A...

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Categories: fishing, conflict, sad,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Arikara Born
I like many others have lived in our dreams
In this world where I lived amongst forests and streams
Where the Great Plains stretched and our rivers...

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Categories: fishing, america, childhood, places,
Form: Rhyme
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
Happy

Happy
Feet dangling...

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© Word Hobo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: fishing, adventure, age, music, youth,
Form: Cinquain
Premium Member Who I Am
My Inventory:

flashlights
high-performance yo-yo
poetry books
fishing poles
ice-fishing hut
regret
pocket knife
sharpening stones
laughter
boomerangs
passwords
life's artifacts
Grandpa's Fishing Hat
hope and joy
Guardian Angel
wooden snow-sleds
more poetry books
olde-tyme-radios
compassion
camping gear
Babar, the Stuffed-Elephant
Angel-in-a-basket
imagination
McCoy Cookie Jars
nature field-guides
forgiveness
Soup-friends
ties I don't...

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Categories: fishing, life
Form: List
Premium Member Breathe in the silence-w
I hear sounds of the wind hissing and rustling.
I listen on the beach to the waves cascading,
Slapping, tossing swashing the sand pebbles,
Something close to eternity...

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Categories: fishing, me,
Form: Kyrielle



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
Premium Member Oft From A Distant Echo, It Is Heard fifth poet in my dedication series
(1.)  Honoring John Keats
, fifth poet in my dedication series

Oft From A Distant Echo, It Is Heard

At the start comes just a solitary word
oft...

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Categories: fishing, appreciation, art, beautiful, creation, poetry, poets,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Blue Horizons

beyond cobalt horizon’s expanse
fishing ships far offshore call to me
how joyful were those years
casting, catching, communing
lines between God and nature faded

ocean tides rule my life
joy...

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Categories: fishing, ocean,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Orca's Revenge

A fishing boat left the port of Kinsale 
The rain was lashing and blowing a gale
Fishing grounds were in sight
Then they had a great fright
Along...

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Categories: fishing, humor, sea,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member A Summer Snowstorm Cold
As I was sitting in my rowboat...at a pond at Martha's Vineyard 
I was fishing with my headphones on...listening to Lynyrd Skynyrd
Suddenly, a chilling wind...my...

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Categories: fishing, seasons,
Form: Rhyme
Precious Gifts of Love
God/Jesus
Loving, Good
Saving, Blessing, Guiding
King, Lord of Lords,  Savior, Creator
Teaching, Leading, Fishing
Powerful, Almighty
Father

Father
strong,  industrious
building ,  directing , sacrificing
family head, director,  leader, manager
hardworking,...

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© Galeo DS  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: fishing, devotion, father, love, mother, religion,
Form: Diamante
A Farm Yarn
When we were young boys on our farm.
A fish tale never meant any harm,
We oft were given a look,
When from such a tiny brook,
We claimed...

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Categories: adventurefish, fishing,
Form: Limerick
What the Eyes Cannot See

Kyoko walks alone in the morning tide, 
comforted for a fleeting moment by salty air.
She feels the same sand between her toes 
as when she...

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Categories: fishing, environment, loss, natural disasters, sorrow,
Form: Free verse
Hook Line and Sinker

Me, my brother Tom and Uncle Pat were on a fishing holiday
three men in a rowing boat way out in Dublin Bay
we anchored up and...

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Categories: fishing, crazy,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Love of a Gentle Man
There is a place where the land bows down to kiss the misty tide,
Where rolling waves bring memories of the place my heart resides.
There among...

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Categories: family, fishing, love, sun,
Form: Quatrain
Hope
Don't rush to wash off the sea salt 
drying on your skin;
the hopes it carries from other oceans,
those remain yet to be seen.
...

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© A.O. Taner  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: fishing, august, beach, beautiful, cool, crush, deep,
Form: Verse
A Tomboy At Heart
   She's just beautiful,her outfit is of the latest style,
hair is perfect not a one out of place.
Long maniured nails ,done in a...

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Categories: fishing, happiness, life, love, people, old, me,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Stunning Revelations from Ancient Maps
Professor Hapgood’s studies on ancient maps were fixed
Einstein said his theories should be added to history’s mix
Perhaps it proved too big a leap for other...

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Categories: fishing, history, science, urbanlost, lost,
Form: Quatrain
Timeless Love
They met at first around sixteen,while they were in their teens.
A young man tall and handsome, a girl with many dreams.
Years later they did meet...

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Categories: fishing, family, life, love, marriage, children, family,
Form: Rhyme
Muddle Through Silence
Once upon a time open windows, painted crimson, sealed shut
Words dancing in the bayside breeze blow aimlessly on by
Brilliant nighttime stars, holding a thousand wishes,...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: fishing, farewell, silence,
Form: Rhyme
MY ISLAND GIRL
Island girl
I've got my eyes on you
Loving the way you move
So smooth
Longing for you hand
My song
Take me to your wonderland
Come on
Cause together, island girl
Just us...

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© Lyric Man  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: fishing, beach, beautiful, dance, destiny, dream, love,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Quiet Attention
Together we would whittle sticks while chewing juicy gum

We would find a place to rest beside a river green and wide

The skies were blue, and...

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Categories: fishing, childhood, devotion, family, old,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Emma's Epitaph
In the lough near Kylemore Abbey
Floats a little green fishing boat.
It wears with pride its battered paint,
From years of wear it lost its coat.

It made...

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Categories: fishing, death, devotion, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Welcome Carolyn
Please come in dear Carolyn.  I am thoroughly delighted.
Since I heard that you were coming I’ve been happily excited.

It was so kind of Michael...

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Categories: fishing, friendship
Form: Couplet
Don't Ever Let Me Go
The sun dips silently over the horizon

painting the cloudless sky

with shades of red, yellow and peach

Arm in arm two figures silhouette in the distance

closer and...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: fishing, love,
Form: Free verse