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Best Herring Poems

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


Premium Member What a wonderful World
Blink if the title drew your eyes in

See, the breadth of our human functionality
Sparks interest
Curiosity

Thankfully, no evil kitty cats were killed because of it.

But, humanity...

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Categories: herring, life, people, perspective,



Premium Member To Heal A Vacant Heaven

The gods awoke early that day,
For the sun had swallowed the moon
And left a ragged, gaping wound in the sky.
It bled darkness like cold oil,

Threatening...

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Categories: herring, fantasy,

Late Summer Nights Dream at the Cat in the Hat
  
    It was way after eight, at the Cat in the Hat.
    The whole plaice was swimming,...

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Categories: herring, imagination, nonsense,

Premium Member Innocence
Long ago
a year or so
I received accolades a plenty
I won this, and I won that
I was on top of it all
I was almost the whole...

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Categories: herring, 3rd grade, character, child,

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I Was Heartily Welcomed… As I Sat At Your Table
By:  Carol, Sara, Carolyn, Dane Anne,  Moses, and Abel
    ...

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Categories: herring, allegory, dedication, food, friendship,

Premium Member Sad Sea Tale
SAD SEA TALE

There was once an old man of the ocean
For a mermaid he had a devotion
But instead of two pins
She’d a tail and some...

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Categories: herring, lost love, sea,

Midnight Sail On Massachusetts Bay
Releasing the rigid anchor line
Leaving the safety of land in our wake
Warm July zephyrs filling the sails
Resting even hands upon the tiller
As the bow broken...

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Categories: herring, introspection, life, love, mystery,

Herring Run at Cape Cod Canal

I could not paint a better picture,
Than the one in front of me,
Of twists and turns of the canal,
Bordered by endless trees.

A warm day with...

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Categories: herring, nature,

Kirsty (one)
Even now I sit, slump, shuddering,
Remembering...
Stale walls echoing lamenting calls,
their house...
A nightmare flickered in the red herring of betrayal.
Stumbling hormones, skinless evil.
it breathed...
Blood red lips...

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© Holly King  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: herring, death, family, red,

Premium Member Fishy Footles
A RACE TO DE-BONE FISH:
Filet
Relay

A CONVENT FOR SHELL FISH:
Oyster
Cloister

A MEMBER OF THE UNDER SEA MAFIA:
Mobster
Lobster

A PROMISCUOUS SHRIMP:
Trampy
Scampi

A MUSICAL RED SNAPPER:
Snapper
Rapper

A COMPASSIONATE FISH:
Caring
Herring

A LAW ENFORCEMENT FISH:
Grouper
Trouper

2/2/13
For...

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Categories: herring, funny, sea,

the Curry man from trinidad
 I leave my home in Trinidad
 And I come to live in America
 And now I working at Kmart
 Whole day at a cash...

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Categories: herring, food, fun, funny, life,

Premium Member Witness Statement
As I watched,
like a lion with its prey
the wave growled and snarled
while crouching, preparing to pounce.
Rushing up the sloping shingle beach,
it reached out and dragged...

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Categories: herring, sea,

The scent of Your Soul
Wafting in the air,sweet scent of your soul,
Like a garden of lilac shrub and sweet pea;
Exuding my path, deodorant of your whole,
Like the path of...

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Categories: herring, addiction, identity, love,

FREDDIE AND FELIX

                        ...

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Categories: herring, cat, dog, fish, fun,

Premium Member Sardines on the Sand
                Sardines on the Sand

     Two...

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Categories: herring, nonsense,

A Fishy Tale
Said a Cod to a wise old Eel,
I would like to know how you feel?
Though people snack on dips,
Lots more eat fish and chips.
They say...

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Categories: herring, allusion, fantasy, nonsense,

Prose is my devil.
I believe prose is the devil,
The page is too large with detailed explanation.
A herring that is hungry for details and plot lines.
A parasite that taunts...

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Categories: herring, angstlove,

Premium Member The Lewis Trap
“The Lewis Trap”



Well, of course he's misanthropic
He’s a Misanthropic Man
The Devil’s in the details
Buried deep under the covers
Of bedtime stories, slithers ‘neath loose sand

A Liddell...

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Categories: herring, abuse, addiction, child abuse,

Humpback Whales
Hear the song of humpback whales
Gathering in Hawaiian waters,
Gathering for Cetacean opera,
Male exclusive grand recital;
On the brink of epic journey
To Alaska’s icy waters.

Off the West...

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© Mike Jones  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: herring, nature, ocean, sea,

Premium Member the way home
Distant shores tumble over the rocks
Resting among orange lichen and salt grass
Warmed by the sun

Herring gulls circle, searching for food
Uneven rocks slow my path to...

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Categories: herring, adventure,

One day in san Fernando
 A lady on high street with ah tight pants
 And all the men turn and watching she
 Well I pretend I didn’t notice
 But...

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Categories: herring, introspection, life,

Nessie
Well I remember yon fine day
down by the deep Loch Ness.
I cast my fly so far away
which soon caused me distress.

Instead of hooking trout out...

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Categories: herring, adventure, fantasy, fun, humor,

The ambiguous red herring
Fished all day not a red herring on the line               ...

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© John Beam  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: herring, fish, fishing, funny, irony,

Premium Member the elderly man's made a pass at her
the elderly man's made a pass at her

i witnessed the saddest thing I've ever seen
in a long time
i hope it's not a premonition
my life playing...

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Categories: herring, life, perspective,

A song for the herring gull
The cliff tops were bare, rocks lay scattered across the beach, the nearing harbor holding all in its silence. Along the bay the ripple of...

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Categories: herring, animal,