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Best Marlin Poems

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

Blue Marlin
It was my birthday and my partner wanted to take a trip to Mazatlan,
on the coast of Mexico. We decided to go deep-sea fishing so...

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Categories: marlin, death,
Form: Prose

Premium Member Critterary Verses: Things I never learned from Marlin Perkins
Antisocial anacondas don't associate in numbers;
Bears and beagles don't become the best of friends.
Civet cats catch rats, so is it any wonder
On doleful dingoes dire...

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Categories: marlin, animal, humor,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Marlin Monroe's
Mango Salsa
Ahi Tuna
On in

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Categories: marlin, food, places,
Form: Acrostic
A smile
A guitar
A rolled up cig
A voice that sings
At every gig

A mind that travels
Beyond this plain,
A sense of humor,
Sometimes insane...

A devotion
To daughters
Of whom he was

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© tom bell  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: marlin, death, father, friendship, inspirational,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member Marlin Monroe's Fare


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Categories: marlin, food
Form: Epulaeryu

Kayak Fishing Surprise
Ole Les set out by kayak from the shore

Big blue marlin rose from the ocean floor

  Nipped his bait, gave Les a tow


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Categories: marlin, funny, sea
Form: Limerick
Sunday Morning Blues
Sunday Morning blues

 RIO DE JANEIRO all nights or LAS VEGAS nightlife
After two-three glasses of Twisted Ice Lemon
Or was it an Alabama Slammer?  You...

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Categories: marlin, dedication, fantasy, love, on
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Killifish
I've got a dish of killifish
I wish to eat that silly fish
Baked, or fried in peanut oil
Roasted, dried, or let to boil.

Make me a star-gazy...

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Categories: marlin, animal, fish, fishing, food,
Form: Rhyme
Move Over
hola sh!t!
who are YOU?
spanky girl
in thigh high
boots! whoah!
shadow long
disguised a form
petite in size
since the day
i was born
wHip! my lip
sticks out
and I pout
when I don’t
get what...

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© Izzy Gumbo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: marlin, adventure
Form: I do not know?
Foolish Footles From the Natural World
Sexy Sardine:

Charming Swordfish

Alaskan poacher gets mauled by a:

After sex, bears often share a:

Snake Charmer:

Sheep Predator:


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Categories: marlin, funny, nature,
Form: Footle
Premium Member The Other Ocean
"The Other Ocean'

She’s on the other side
On another Ocean
The colour in the light
Hides the burning 
fire in her eyes

She’s slowly falling into line 
Clock keeping...

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Categories: marlin, imagery, love, ocean, romance,
Form: Romanticism
Flawless and Flawed
Down in Florida on the twenty-ninth of May,
the Phillies had a pitcher named Roy Halladay.

There was a show in store for Phillies fans in town.

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Categories: marlin, sports
Form: Couplet
Bare Foot Joey McPhearson
my buddy John's Bertram a wood antique
I fixed the engines while he varnish teak
so there we were Joe, John, and Kelly
with a cooler packed with...

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Categories: marlin, adventure, friendship, funnyblue, fish,
Form: Rhyme
                   He's a disgrace to the Red...

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© Peter Dorr  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: marlin, war, red, red,
Form: Free verse

When Katrina came calling,
Lady Blues brought some 
Miami Hurricane bad news
Green Dolphin Street pain parade
went Mardi Gras wind marching
down to the delta swamp of Nawl...

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Categories: marlin, dark, natural disasters, pain,
Form: Narrative
Caught Undertow

While casual, coral reef cruising, marlin flygirl fishing,
my dinghy eyes got capsized 
into the shimmy-ing belly of a barracuda
Crustacean curiosity got sent on an abdominal...

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Categories: marlin, allusion, imagery, love hurts,
Form: Villanelle
bright teeth morning
remember who, what, and how it happened
does it roll over and over
the scenario
in your mind of liquid
the fear of disaster 
because of the new beginning

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Categories: marlin, angst, art, business, faith,
Form: Free verse
Just Fishing
Way off the coast of Maine he is fishing
while soldiers he sent to war are dying;
and out in the desert blood is flowing
as he is...

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Categories: marlin, life, social, war,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member ENTER NEOLINA

What a fabulous fish
What an awesome dish,
Neolina is her name,
And Flirting is her game.
She dives, shimmers,
Swims and flows,
She always smiles, 
Shines and glows,
And then...

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Categories: marlin, fantasy, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Virility of a writer,
an adventure...
you would find,
out in the bush!

For the big hunt
to unwind...
your clock,
in time.

Only to come undone,
and for victory
you had won.

All in full...

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Categories: marlin, adventure, africa, celebrity, destiny,
Form: Classicism
Bob Dylan

Robert Allen Zimmerman a gifted poetical man
Known as Bob Dylan with an acoustic guitar in his hand 
Married Shirley Marlin Noznisky aka Sarah Lownds
Who divorced...

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© john scott  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: marlin, divorce,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member Marlino
Two, perhaps three miles out to sea, beyond the reef to Zapatillas,
Bocas’ dual sand-edged footprint jewels with jungle centre trees, 
Francesco’s outboard boat heads out...

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Categories: marlin, fish, fishing, sea,
Form: Narrative
The Oceans Do Not Call
Some people find sublime beauty
in its foaming white-caps and waves,
they look at it like a lover
who is so prone to misbehave.
They dream of riding the...

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Categories: marlin, feelings, how i feel,
Form: Rhyme
She Could Have Loved Me Anyway
Young Bobby Lee, loved Patty McGee;
They were married in the spring of eighty-three;
Auburn locks and pretty as you please;
Patty was a looker, complete with sharp...

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Categories: marlin, anger, emotions, hate, heartbreak,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member I Want to Be
I want to be Tony, Samuel, Mickey, Marlin and Jack.
With the self-confidence of Izzy, who wears pride on her back.
I want to walk with my...

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