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Best Mermaid Poems

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


Premium Member Mystical Mermaid
hidden below the echoing cold indigo sea
     a mermaid dwells . . . 
mystical as told in myths if you believe
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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mermaid, myth, sea,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Mermaid
creature take my love
let me sink into your depth
drown me in passion

© Harry J Horsman 2018
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Categories: mermaid, love,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member The Fisherman and the Mermaid
THE FISHERMAN AND THE MERMAID

A young fisherman berthed in Penzance
Went ashore one fine night to a dance
He woke up on his boat
With a mermaid afloat
The...

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Categories: mermaid, fish, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member The Mermaid and the Moon
She climbed the liquid staircase
just to gaze at gleaming stars;
all she wanted was a wee one
to light up her fair boudoir.

A thousand times she spied...

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Categories: mermaid, imagination, love, moon, sea, stars,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member What the Mermaid Knows
The sea is aglow with her memories
Seaweed meadows of deep cave treasuries
Stories that summon the lost and curious
Legends embossed in silent reveries

She drifts the illumined...

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Categories: mermaid, fantasy, imagination, mythology, nature, ocean, philosophy,
Form: Rubaiyat



Premium Member I'll Always Remember
I will always remember the moment we met.
(Haunting woodlands in springtime, your slim silhouette)
The glint in your eyes sparked a tempest at dawn
overwhelming the dreams...

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Categories: mermaid, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member THE OTHER SELF

( Repost )

Somehow, her eyes expand with the disobedient sky
and there, she senses urchins filling water on the lake
her feet and thighs slide up changing...

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Categories: mermaid, fantasy, identity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sea of Love
While whispers shush on sheltered shores, as soon the cockcrow quakes,
the seas descry a skittish sky, sense summer zephyrs wake  –
roused passions neath the...

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Categories: mermaid, love, love hurts, sea,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Zenith of my Prime
the zenith of my prime has come and gone
and here I sit and wait my setting sun
with dreams and wishes longing to come true
I won't...

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Categories: mermaid, how i feel,
Form: Carpe Diem
Kelp Me With This Won't You
A young mermaid from old Shangri-La
Had a Math quiz --- right after her spa 
So she thought, “What to wear,
That will make the boys stare?”
Then...

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© Dean Wood  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mermaid, ocean,
Form: Limerick
A Bohemian Maze of True Evil
Once so loyal and always true the gargoyles watch everything now
During their stony slumbers with their careful one-eyed open view,
As evil red-eyed demons rain down...

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Categories: mermaid, creation, dark, evil, god, heaven, mother
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Devil's Nightly Quest CA
REVISED OCTOBER 16, 2019



New Jersey’s cloven-hoofed devil 
makes his way to the jetty
beneath the blanket of twinkling stars, anguish unabated 
his appetency growing stronger each...

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Categories: mermaid, loneliness, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Horse From Mars
HORSE FROM MARS

It came from the sky, a gray silver stallion.
I looked up high, and I have also seen a dragon.

With so many things in...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mermaid, adventure, day, flying, funny, horse, humorous,
Form: Couplet
SPEECHLESS SPOKEN WORD ARTISTE
SPEECHLESS SPOKEN WORD ARTISTE

So if my vocal folds can’t collaborate to produce sounds to communicate loudly to your beautiful mind that I have an endless...

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Categories: mermaid, art, beauty, emotions, humor, i love
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Desiree
Desiree captured his soul
that mirrors into her past.
Luring eyes black as coal
peers deep into waters vast.

Her sleek mermaid contour
silhouettes in morning sun.
Glowing skin shines so...

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Categories: mermaid, heart,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member She's Always Drawing Mermaids
She’s always drawing mermaids, and they bear
resemblance to their artist, for each one
is but a girl. Dark, wavy, thick, long hair
hides pre-pubescent breasts; Elysian
the islands...

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Categories: mermaid, sad,
Form: Sonnet
Who am I?
I am 

The red ripe apple of the sinful tree,
The honey suckle of the bumble bee.

The pink blushed rose Of the secret garden,
The stubborn spoilt...

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Categories: mermaid, lifegirl,
Form: Couplet
Dear Diary (Dying)
Maybe this can't be saved.

One more short year and I'll never see her again. I'll always be wondering about 
her but it's better left that...

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Categories: mermaid, angst, lost love, love, sad,
Form: Free verse
All about Eve
Woo the woman
Love the lady
Mellow the maiden
Manage the maid
Garnish the girl
Dazzle the damsel
Bar the bimbo
Latch the lass
Silence the siren
Moor the mermaid
Net the nymph
Madden the madam
Tame...

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Categories: mermaid, woman,
Form: Verse
Premium Member A Lovely Little Daydream
A little daydream, like a butterfly
into my absent mind came fluttering,
in pink and blue pastel. Then to and fro,
it flitted as its wings began to...

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Categories: mermaid, dream,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member SEAWORTHY


Under a starry dome
and doting amber moon
beneath rolling crescent waves
the mermaid of his dreams
sways gracefully in rhythm
with his vacillating moods
capriciously oscillating
from seaworthy depths
on to crystal...

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Categories: mermaid, dream, emotions, fantasy, moon, night, sea,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Shell Phone
Strolling the beach one day, a magnificent shell I happened to see.
I picked it up and held it to my ear - just out of...

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Categories: mermaid, imagination, sea, old, sea, old, sea,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Old Sailors
old sailors still dream
mermaid beauty unseen
seashell lays on shore

©Donna Jones...

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Categories: mermaid, ocean,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member OUT OF THE WATER
Hooves of aquatic thunder these white steeds
Of wonder, slamming against the coral reef
As hail storms rage, set us free their voices
Softly speak through the seashells...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mermaid, adventure, america, beauty, imagination, inspirational, mythology,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Life I Love
(In the words of a happy little mermaid)

I slide through silky cerulean seas
Silently swimming wherever I please;
I glide through water with buttery ease,
With skin that...

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Categories: mermaid, beauty, flower, sea, sun, youth,
Form: Monorhyme