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Best Goldfish Poems

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


Premium Member Goldfish Swimming In My Mind Today
There are goldfish swimming in the recesses of my dendrite pool.
They are flashing their tails and being ever so cool.
I am trying to ignore them,...

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Categories: goldfish, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Rhyme



This Klutz For Hire
I’ve picked it up a hundred times
yet dropped it just once more
So I give up, the blasted thing
can lay there on the floor

And stepping out...

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Categories: goldfish, hilarious, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Running Out of Ideas is Impossible
Running out of ideas?
That is impossible if you have a:
friend
acquaintance
neighbor
co-worker
boss
president
king
queen
TV set
I-pad
I-phone
I-pod
kangaroo
chicken
donkey
toilet paper
monopoly
dictionary
thesaurus
computer
outside
inside
dog 
cat
dresser
drum set
sibling
diary
father
mother
siblings
dragon
butterfly
unicorn
dawn
sky
stars
cosmos
moon
nemesis
goldfish
talent
team
plate
fork
spoon
blanket
bed
sun
moon
stars
spiders web
wasp
bathroom
kitchen
holiday
cousins
grandma
grandpa
car
truck
broom
dustpan
plane
bedroom
child
grand child
brain
imagination
love
life
ufo
or
space aliens


...

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Categories: goldfish, write,
Form: List
Premium Member Face
I walk through the life of silent dreams
A museum of sorts
I passed by my reflection
Not a mirror in site
I was horrified
As I stared into my...

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Categories: goldfish, art, bereavement, imagery, introspection,
Form: Light Verse
Worming the Cat and Dog
Once again it’s Saturday; the day when footy reigns supreme.
The Dogs are up against the Cats, the premier favoured team,
but I’ve got no doubts the...

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Categories: goldfish, humor,
Form: Rhyme



The Last Red Balloon
Dad can I have that big red balloon?
There's only one left, and he'll sell it soon
It's not like a goldfish, it won't have to be...

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Categories: goldfish, childhood, family, father, growing
Form: Rhyme
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: goldfish, fish, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Say something funny
Sir ! say something funny , the little boy said .
'Cause Mom is now dying and Daddy is dead .
Grandad has piles and he can't...

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© Sean Kelly  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: goldfish, family, funny, parody, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Swimming
"Swimming"


Street corner grand scheme
she don’t need no tattoos
words all written on her tongue
make nuff dollar to ride her dream

meanwhile

Bareback, she’s pushin'
stars in her eyes, pupils...

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Categories: goldfish, addiction, imagery, lust, men,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Kittens and Kids


		The paper sack left on the floor
		has come to life. It’s haunted. Look!
		It’s growling and gyrating now—
		gone wild. It’s time somebody took

		control. Aha! I’ve got...

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Categories: goldfish, cat, pets,
Form: Rhyme
What If A bedtime poem for kids
What If?

What if guppies and goldfish could swim through the air?
What if birds could only relax by sitting in a chair?

What if spider webs looked...

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© Tony Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: goldfish, funny,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Shy
Coconut shy at Reece Fair...
Auntie Margaret is sure she'll win this time.


A shy goldfish travels home
in ornate container....

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© Julia Ward  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: goldfish, fun,
Form: Free verse
A Painting of Words
Let the paper be a canvas and the pen, a brush
The words fill  the mind like a young girl’s blush
Every color on the palette...

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Categories: goldfish, art, imagination, on writing
Form: Pastoral
Premium Member Girl with the Red Parasol
Pretty girl in pink dress, was fair with curly hair, 
Her red parasol was open, though sun wasn't there.

	Sitting on rocks, she gazed at sea...

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Categories: goldfish, girl, sea, wind,
Form: Couplet
I'd Give You
You've stood by me through everything,
And that really means a lot.
And now it is my turn
To give you all that I've got.

I'd give you a...

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Categories: goldfish, devotion, love, thank you,
Form: I do not know?
Leviathan Lucidity
And I saw a new heaven and a 
new earth: for the first heaven
and the first earth were passed
away; and there was no more sea
—...

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Categories: goldfish, religion, spiritual, truth, wisdom,
Form: Narrative
Work In Progress

Finally tears of joy swim from these tired eyes
No longer am I drowning in murky waters
Nor trapped in a crowded school of goldfish 
Today I...

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© Carol B.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: goldfish, appreciation, career,
Form: Free verse
For my friend Trevor
A lovely morning’s knocking on the door
Come here, Trev, it’s time to make a wish
Your birthday’s dancing rumba on the floor
And for your dreams is...

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Categories: goldfish, friend,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Gardens Golden
Gardens of golden threaded Cyprus;
evergreens perfume sings me halfway to sleep.
I breathe in the wafting scents of neighbor’s roses;
with elation my spirit weeps.

The drumming of...

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Categories: goldfish, appreciation, earth, earth day,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Shark in the Soup
 When I ordered fish soup I hadn't a clue
 That a predator lurked within the brew
 I was ready to taste it so I...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: goldfish, fish, food,
Form: Rhyme
All time low
There's more than one Alex at an all time low 
Trying to stay up because I know some people want to see me fall like...

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© Alex Duffy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: goldfish, courage, dark, deep, depression,
Form: Free verse
a need to be cornered

    Birds go crazy
    In round cages





*my bird guru would seek out round bird cages listed for sale 
...

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Categories: goldfish, bird, crazy,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member All The Lonely People
It’s just like when winter comes,
You hide your face from the scorching sun,
You look away from the damage done
Only to find no place to run
Away.
You...

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Categories: goldfish, anxiety, depression, fear, feelings,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Amber Nights


Amber Nights



The streets where I live are soft as rugs,
Lamplights of deep amber light them.
A lone, orange tabby trots on his way,
Nobody yelling to f'ind him.

The...

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Categories: goldfish, night,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Senryu carp diem



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Categories: goldfish, feelings, fish, nature,
Form: Senryu