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Best Houseboats Poems

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

Dawn Rises on the River Bend
'Tis still beneath a cloudy sky
where the river’s flowing gently by,
Red Gums live an artists dream,
dead brothers… lifeless in the stream.

Reed beds brown along the...

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Categories: houseboats, nature,
Form: Rhyme

One Year In Love
Yellow Letter Pad

In the environs of Kashmir our romance unfurled
As we sat honey eyed in our celestial world
Time had stopped running and lovingly slowed
A year...

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Categories: houseboats, adventure, celebration, husband, light, love, night,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Turtle Time
Turtle Time

Ever wonder what they think?
You know, the turtles.
The throwbacks, the procrastinators,

The first houseboats,
heads sitting on the bow

guiding the cumbersome craft,
stalking the unsuspecting
in slow-mo silence.


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Categories: houseboats, environment,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Saint Augustine, City of Historic Lights
soft flames flickered offshore
Timucuan tribal campfires
luring Menendez’s armada

Feast Day of St. Augustine 1565
Spanish settlers rowed covertly to shore
more than 600 torches ushered in a new...

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Categories: houseboats, history, social, city, perspective, integrity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member LONDON LIFE
Day dawns.
Dark clouds gather on the skyline
Looming over the roofs of traffic
Passing on the bridge.
Houseboats lay moored silently
On the still waters of the Thames,
Surrounded by...

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Categories: houseboats, imagery, life, london,
Form: Free verse

What I do, Just in Case
I awake in the morning, somewhere round four
Drink some coffee, shower, brush my teeth.
Dress for work and head for the door,


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Categories: houseboats, father, inspirational, love, sonwork, kiss, love,
Form: Free verse