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Best Koi Poems

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


Premium Member KOI POND


a lazy stream
meanders
under
sullen
midday sun
beneath a rustic 
wooden bridge
regal koi fish
ride
ceremoniously
humbled
glistening
glittering
rippling
gentle flowing waves     



Published in my photo/poetry book ~KOI POND~ 2020

AP: Honorable...

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Categories: koi, fish, nature, summer, surreal,
Form: Free verse



KOI CARPED THE 5TH
Fury!
     Black striped and gold bands
  your ghost feet
     my shattered tongue

Oh love!
   ...

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Categories: koi, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Inside a Japanese Garden: with added note
cherry blossoms fall
confetti cast to the wind
tumbling to the ground

orange koi swimming
summer rain upon the pond
lotus of soft blush

bamboo whispering
their voices sing at twilight
serenade the...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: koi, environment,
Form: Haiku
Silver Threaded Divertimento


Watching a sway of a Chinese lantern
in colors the shade of your smile,
paper laced dreams in curvature shapes
suspended by silver threads
 
Ripples of koi pond...

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Categories: koi, beauty, love,
Form: Free verse
RUB A DUB DUB
JEANIEMAC
Rub a dub dub two in a tub.
Where did the soap go?
He lay back flat
Right on his back.
While she fiddled about below.

TIM SMITH
Rub a dub...

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Categories: koi, basketball, beauty, friendship,
Form: Limerick



Premium Member haiku kvf
koi pond quietude
values and tones of zen stones
find repose and peace



8/9/2018
Haiku Captcha Contest
Sponsor: Harry Horsman...

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© Mark Toney  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: koi, fish, garden, nature, peace,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Tanka very much
Five fingers of joy
slyly, coyly burgles; he's
absconding with koi.
As you like it, as you wish;
carpe carpum: seize the fish!


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POTD 0/28/2022
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© Jeff Kyser  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: koi, silly,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member The Right Eye Removed





"The Right Eye Removed"



intuition guides a feline mind
to feel vain glorious 
in the poetry of dreams
stretching limits of awareness
velvet pawed 
a burnt orange 
bittersweet marmalade...

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Categories: koi, love,
Form: Romanticism
buried secrets
where the seagull dies
stringless origami cries
loneliness of soul

koi fish suffocate
colors fade in Bonsai trees
island in distress

words not understood
shadows grin tricks on rice walls
tsunamis in eyes

geisha...

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Categories: koi, life, nostalgia, sad, social
Form: Haiku
As I Journey East
Come along with me as I journey East
where fragile cherry blossoms flutter
before raining down from cloudless skies.
Let's climb majestic mountains whose crests 
are always laced...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: koi, beauty, journey,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tawny Tabor Taunts
 


Pretty, tawny, tabby Tabor 
purring   snuggler,
full of  curiosity and play 
He saw the door ajar for a fast getaway
His golden eyes...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: koi, cat, fish, water,
Form: Rhyme
Anokha sa dard
Sawaal hai
Kya ek dard se dusre dard ko bhula sakte hai kya?
Dard ka lamha kuch is tarah ki
Saja de raha hu kisko
Dard ko ek naya...

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Categories: koi, sad,
Form: Lyric
almost on the edge of the map
 Almost on the edge of the map

Standing on the sand holding her board
watching the wave and tide
she knew no matter how far out she...

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Categories: koi, ocean, passion, self, solitude,
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: koi, appreciation, earth, earth day,
Form: Free verse
haibun
AT ONE WITH NATURE

~~~~~~~~~~

The sun shines, brightly lights my day. My garden verdant many hues of green. Greater speedwell, resilient, blooms no matter the season....

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Categories: koi, garden, nature,
Form: Haibun
Senryu carp diem



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Categories: koi, feelings, fish, nature,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member THE UNTOUCHABLES
Long to touch the rows  u p o n  rows of coneflowers,
but the bees, they b u z z, and the butterflies own.
Favorite...

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Categories: koi, garden,
Form: Rhyme
Saturday Sunshine
Starting to wonder if anyone's here
I mean besides me and my lack of cold beer
It's too bloody 'ot to play in the garden
And the mowing...

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Categories: koi, life, work, me, nice,
Form: Bio
The Dead Pour Me Out Like Green Tea
I am dead to many, a few are dead to me.
I am forgotten 
by young women in green silk sarongs.

Some of the dead have taken...

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Categories: koi, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Gol Gappa In Hindi Version
khud ko ek gol-gappa samajh raha hoon yaaron,
haha! kya karun aaj insaan banne mein maza nahi hai.
niche maal road par use gol-gappe khate dekha, 
bas...

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Categories: koi, fantasy, funny, love, romance,
Form: Bio
Khwahish
In ruki sanso me bhi,
koi bulata hai mujhe
aur mere dil ke kone me
kuch kah jata hai.
sanse bhi chahti hain use,
ankhon me basane ke liye.
dil bhi...

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Categories: koi, hindi, loneliness, lonely, loss,
Form: I do not know?
BETIYAN
BABA KI BITIYA PAPA KI RAJDULARI…….
EK NANHI KALI EK PHULON KI KYARI……..
EK NANHI PARI SI WO EK CHOTI SI GUDIYA……..
KBHI SABKA KHILONA KBHI LADLI BAN...

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Categories: koi, care, childhood, daughter, death,
Form: Lyric
Ek Tarfa Pyar
Kehetey hai nah kuch logo ko pyaar milkar bhi nahi mil pata kuch aisa hi tha mera ek tarfa pyaar.
Shurwaat main toh usney mere dil...

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Categories: koi, art, beauty, deep, ,
Form: Narrative
Wo kagaz ki kashti Wo barish ka pani
Ye Dolet Bhe Le Lo Ye Shohret Bhe Le Lo Bhaly Chheen Lo Mujh Se Meri Jawaani....

Magar Mujh Ko Lota Do Bachpan Ka Sawan Wo...

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Categories: koi, allah, celebration, child,
Form: Rubaiyat
Raah-e-mohabbat
Ibadat bhi karke dekh lia
Bahut ki talaash bhi
Aage khuda mil hi jata
Bus aaj nahi koi mohabbat ki raah hi...

Kahte hai sab " main bhi mohabbat...

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Categories: koi, hindi,
Form: Nazm