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Best Jellyfish Poems

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


jellyfish back strophe
she disturbs meaning
in rhythmic pulsation
exciting to fluorescence a deeply subtext'd verse;
'but don't mistake a stinging strophe for arrogance.'

'that's just fierce presence,'
moved by waves of astonishment...

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Categories: jellyfish, allegory, nature, on writing and words
Form: Imagism



Premium Member Jellyfish
Oh what a sad sight
When I went to the beach tonight
Twelve jellyfish washed up on the beach
Caught out by the tide, now its out of...

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Categories: jellyfish, beach, death,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Jellyfish at the Beach
Tendrils so meekly
Come over to meet me- looms!
Pink rays, stings, oh ouch!...

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Categories: jellyfish, nature
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Little Tiny Jellyfish
Little tiny Jellyfish,
you look like gobs of snot.
Then I went and stepped on you
and found out your not.

Little tiny Jellyfish,
your kiss really hurts a lot.
Next...

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Categories: jellyfish, funny, nature
Form: Rhyme
jellyfish experience haiku
jellyfish swims by
not concerned with me at all
feelings similar...

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© Marty King  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: jellyfish, fish, ocean,
Form: Haiku
Marionette Master
~Marionette Master~    

All my dreams evolve around my wooden floor
Candles and clowns the show must go on

~~~~

The Moon slowly moves its way...

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Categories: jellyfish, abuse, fear, me, moon,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Jelly Fish Sandwiches
Jellyfish sandwiches delicately sliced.
Two or three on a plate, scrumptious and nice.
Eat them with pinkies, raised high and proud.
Please ignore the screaming; they are ridiculously...

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Categories: jellyfish, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade,
Form: Light Verse



Premium Member WHO IS THE GIANT OF THEM ALL
WHO IS THE GIANT OF THEM ALL

Animals or humans, who is the giant of them all?
Bearing a two sheathed wings, the Hercules Beetles
crash the Titans...

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Categories: jellyfish, animal, character, imagery, nature, scary, ,
Form: Abecedarian
In the Shallows
           I bent over to touch my toes
       ...

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Categories: jellyfish, allegory, confusion, depression, fantasy, hope, imagination,
Form: Free verse
Oceans Symphony
Bloom of jellyfish
Beethoven's Ninth, Ode to Joy
Muted Symphony
...

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© Rollo West  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: jellyfish, music,
Form: Haiku
Boat ride on the Chilika Lake
The boatman jabbered, “Ten rupees for each,
For a cool ride down the Chilika Lake”,
We egged on the elders, their child within,

The wooden boat, barely a...

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Categories: jellyfish, nature,
Form: Rhyme
The Wild Kingdom
Antelope
Brown Bear
Cat
Dolphin
Elephant
Flamingo
Goose
Hippopotamus
Iguana
Jellyfish
King Snake
Leopard
Mink
Newt
Opossum
Puma
Quail
Rat
Snail
Tiger
Uakari
Viper
Whale
X-ray Fish
Yak
Zebra...

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Categories: jellyfish, animals
Form: ABC
Birds at Sea
Adrift upon the ocean  
bob a bunch of resting birds.
What is it that they call themselves?
A flock or school or herd?

Could it be this...

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Categories: jellyfish, bird, children, nature,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member FROM SUNSET TO SUNRISE
FROM SUNSET TO SUNRISE

Her clinging mermaid-figure, auburn hair - french braid-chaste.
Pearl’s arms circumnavigate his nautical-neck. Strong arms gird her waist.
His hands, like the current, draw...

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Categories: jellyfish, love,
Form: Rhyme
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: jellyfish, religion, spiritual, truth, wisdom,
Form: Narrative
ANIMAL ALLITERATION
Alphabetical animals all around:
Angry army ants,
Busy buzzing bees,
Carousing calico cats,
Dancing dolphin duo,
Eerie electric eels
Fancy feathered flamingos,
Graceful grey geese,
Harmless hairy hamsters,
Interesting itchy insects,
Jolly Japanese jellyfish,
Karate kicking...

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Categories: jellyfish, animal,
Form: Alliteration
SpongeBob SquarePants: Patrick Star Sonnet
Patrick Star is quite an odd ole starfish. 

Considering he’s a star, pointy, and bright pink. 

The Krabby Patty is one of his favorite dish....

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Categories: jellyfish, character, child, children, kids, fun, funny,
Form: I do not know?
Water of Life
What difference to me
Is the source of the pain,
From an ancient salt ocean
Or a pool of spring rain.

The clever deceptions
Of color, grace and form
Veil the...

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© Tom Arnone  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: jellyfish, allegory, drink, fish, life, ocean, sea,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Beachside Food and Drink Slinks
A is for algae, red, green, blue cells, soaking up sun, sliming teeth 
B is for bacterial mat, clumping underneath, earliest born, never asleep

C is...

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Categories: jellyfish, adventure, animal, beach, death, food, life,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member A Clowder Of Cats And A Murder Of Crows
For those avid crossword groupies of which I are one,
I'm offering free of charge vital data to add to your fun.

So you're stuck on 15-down...

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Categories: jellyfish, animal, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
We Danced
I penned a couplet for you today.
Rather, a quill manipulated
my hand and scrawled mendacity.
The misanthrope's who read the ode
applauded with flippers on.

Such insight. Such depth.

Mussolini...

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© John Heck  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: jellyfish, introspectionme, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Day by the Sea
Fish and chips salty air
Big fat bottoms sat on stripy deck chairs
Sticks of rock candy floss and bottles of soda pop
Sand castles and buckets and...

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© Peter Dome  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: jellyfish, beach, holiday, humor, sea,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Glass Art Haiku Trio
the heart of a prince
beats a rhythm of passion
his reign of purple

jellyfish frozen
In Technicolor beauty
the glassy ocean

in my crystal dream
sailing ripples of a sea
stained in...

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Categories: jellyfish, beautiful,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Which Fish Lures You
It’s said there are many fish in the sea
So which type of fish would you choose to be
The sharks and jellyfish I would avoid
Swimming with...

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Categories: jellyfish, fish,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Jelly-Belly --- for contest
She went to the beach on a whim 

She jumped in the water to swim

Her belly,... it wiggled !

Her bottom,... it jiggled !

The jellyfish thought...

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Categories: jellyfish, funny,
Form: Limerick