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Best Naval Poems

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


Premium Member The Loss Of The Lifeboat, The 'Solomon Browne'



In the year ninteen eighty one on the nineteenth day of December
A day the town of Mousehole in Cornwall, will always remember
An R.N.L.I. Watson class...

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Categories: naval, boat, death, people, rain,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member Luna's Eclipse
Luna, to the depths 
     of my fondest delight,
You are regally dressed 
     this beautiful night.
Your beaming...

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Categories: naval, moon,
Form: Monorhyme
Christmas Dinner
A Christmas dinner that can’t be beat
Here is the menu of what we’ll eat

Mashed potatoes whipped smooth and fluffy
Green bean casserole; nice and crunchy

Pickles and...

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Categories: naval, food, holidaychristmas, christmas,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Places Of Worship
Majestic cathedrals are erected for the worship of God,
Featuring towering spires and ostentatious facade.
Grand organs acclaim ancient hymns with clarion flourish.
Melodious choirs sing hosannas, languid...

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Categories: naval, faith, prejudice,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Butterfly
Her name was Madame Butterfly;
   true love embraced her one fine day.
By sea, he came, neath bright, blue sky,
   on Navy...

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Categories: naval, lost love,
Form: Quatrain



My Return To Normandy
High on the Normandy cliffs
Looking out over Pointe du Hoc
As cold Atlantic winds whisper out
The names of the brothers I left behind
Now only fine marble...

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Categories: naval, brother, death, history, introspection,
Form: Elegy
Sweet Infinity

Infinity beckons taunting  
Beyond the mortal ridge
For time enough to really live
Those longings yet to bridge

I wear your symbol 
Pierced in diamonds sharp
On my...

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Categories: naval, introspection, longing, love,
Form: Quatrain
Great Britain
Government
Royal family, regal, royalties,
England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales are part of GB, Europe
Army, Air force, and Naval support
Treasures, tutoring, training

Buildings and gardens of significance
Rivers, rail...

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Categories: naval, england, international, london, world,
Form: Acrostic
Breaking to Black
sons never came back…
dawn breaking naval attack
ships sinking to black
...

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Categories: naval, history
Form: Sestina
Premium Member Bharathidasan's Pulikku nAy enta mUlai, Translated by T Wignesan
Bharathidasan’s “Pulikku nay enta muulai” (To the Tiger, the Dog knows no safe dwelling!) translated by T. Wignesan 

Bharathidasan (1891-1964) was a self-proclaimed disciple of...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: naval, anti bullying, patriotic, political,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Alaska, The Last Frontier
Alaska; the wilderness state, the last frontier:
Where majestic mountains, 
Deliver streams into flowing rivers: 
Down slopes covered in forests 
Of Sitka Spruce and Western Hemlock
That...

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Categories: naval, celebration, culture, education, history,
Form: Verse
APPARITION
   We were a poor Yacht Club, lacking prestige, but with knowledgeable sailors who believed in one another and more importantly, our club....

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© Judy Konos  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: naval, boat,
Form: Free verse
Bold and Beautiful
Women are bold,Women are beautiful.
Aspiring curves of your womb.
The power of your hip ribs, delivers the reproduce.
Artistic deep naval to the core.
Slightly below lies the...

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Categories: naval, solitude, sweet, woman,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Sherlock Holmes and Watson
Sherlock Holmes and Watson made
A duo fighting crime
The wise detective and his friend
The greatest in their time!

It all began with 'Gloria Scott'
When old man Trevor...

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Categories: naval, adventure, history, people,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Optimistic Orange
Orange is the chakra color
that governs our sexuality,
our creativity, and passion.
This chakra, the sacral area 
beneath the naval, sparks our
drive to love and reproduce. ...

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Categories: naval, color, morning, nature,
Form: Free verse
Indianapolis
The date is twenty six July,nineteen hundred forty five
soon, only three hundred seventeen would be alive
Eleven hundred ninety six of you assigned 
eight hundred seventy...

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Categories: naval, dedication, war, men, men,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member Unquotable quotes: The How of Democratic Kill - XXXIX, Part One
Unquotable quotes: The How of Democratic Kill – XXXIX, Part One

Born in 1868, Alexei Maximovich PESHKOV, better known as MAXIM GORKY and hailed as the...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: naval, anti bullying, courage, dedication,
Form: Lay
MY HERO
My Hero

I was once in your womb
Pain of giving birth was like
One foot in the tomb 
The bout that you needed to ease
Because I might...

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© Meline Ngo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: naval, baby, birth, dad, life,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Into A Dark Raging Storm, Tempest And Hail
Into A Dark Raging Storm, Tempest And Hail


Into a dark raging storm, tempest and hail
alas, sadly all was to be to no avail.
Twelve pounders broke...

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Categories: naval, conflict, history, prayer, sea,
Form: Narrative
Tribute To Horatio Nelson
Thou 
great 
son 
of 
the 
land!

Salute! 
Salute!! 
We 
Salute 
thee!!!
An 
unwavering 
patriot, 
undaunted 
mountain.
British 
admiral 
and 
nava 
hero.
Toulon 
submitted 
to 
thy 
naval 
prowess.
At 
Calvi,thy 
right...

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Categories: naval, tribute
Form: Elegy
The Moon Also Rises - The Midwatch
The Moon Also Rises
The Midwatch

Harry Mayer


The X.O.’s in the shower
and the Captain’s in his bed.
The Chiefs’ are playin’ poker
as we’re steamin’ to the Med.

“I’ll take...

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Categories: naval, humor, military, sea,
Form: ABC
My love, Wayne
 Love, Wayne



Your skin glows like the Banana, blossoms sexy as the daisy in the purest hope of 
spring.
My yearning heart rises to your guitar...

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Categories: naval, funnyhope, may,
Form: Romanticism
PALERMO, SICILY, 1943
                        ...

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© Nola Perez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: naval, family,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Alaskan Pipeline
The Alaskan Pipeline

1968 confirmed the year 
Of discovery by Humble Oil
To North America’s largest oil field,
On the North Slope of the Brooks Range,
A west to...

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Categories: naval, education, environment, history, technology,
Form: Verse
To Sleep in Ocean Deep
To Sleep in Ocean Deep

After he did die and then went to sleep
They had him buried in the ocean deep
With big waves and while being...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: naval, bereavement, death of a
Form: Couplet