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Best Ocean Poems

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

Uncharted Waters

An ocean tumbles through dreams of you. In depths unknown,
I float above. Oh, how I long to dive beneath your surface,  
yet I am...

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Categories: appreciation, longing, love, ocean,

Premium Member Island Spirit
Palm trees are swaying island style
Within the gentle trade wind's flow,
As Egrets glide on salty air—
Then land where verdant grasses grow.

Breathe in sweet scents of...

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Categories: adventure, beauty, nature, ocean,

Premium Member The Stone
The Tale below was carved one night
Upon the Stone, by candlelight
...most won’t believe, but some just might
.........most won’t believe, but some just might


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Categories: ocean, body, death, fantasy, kiss,

a new beginning
with each crest of a wave
forming white crystal peaks
she weeps, inhales, let's go.

beneath a star studded vista
a resplendent guiding light
arms open, palms up, she is...

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© Lynn Marie  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ocean, emotions, grief, introspection, loss,

Premium Member Sea Song

Oh precious, dulcet diva, oceantide ... you, of sand and foam 
  and abundance, all your moods and meanderings speak deep

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Categories: ocean, analogy, appreciation, beach, imagery,

Premium Member Where my True Love Lives - A Ballade
Seared upon my soul for ever more
That break of dawn upon a summer morn
As I made my way along that rocky shore
Strewn with remnants from...

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Categories: death, love, ocean,

Sea Bride
Across the white sand waters
meld of teal and turquoise hue,
in sunlight, emerald facets, 
in shadow, grays of blue,
first breaking light of heaven,
tinted sky in tones...

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Categories: ocean, beach, beautiful, color, morning,

The Wind
~~The Wind~~

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Categories: beauty, deep, nature, ocean,

Premium Member A Well-Known Stranger
'Twas a sound I thought alarming, most assuredly disarming;
Up I rose from peaceful slumber to discern what it might be.
While my candle flickered, wavered; whilst...

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Categories: ocean, absence, assonance, feelings, miss

Premium Member Ugly Gray Rock

An ugly gray rock, so I kicked it along,
     Musing on memories, humming a song.

Jagged and rough, I gave it no...

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Categories: ocean, beauty, humanity, metaphor, nature,

Premium Member OCEANIC SCENE

                  ripples of  blue ebb


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Categories: ocean, summer,

Premium Member Beauty Kisses The Beast
Sun golden shining warm upon the back speaks
wind cutting cold chills freezing thoughts held
captivating love standing a vigil faraway dream

Touching warm fingers of light in...

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Categories: ocean, angel, beautiful, beauty, butterfly,

Premium Member That Old House at the End of the Road
It stands on a hill overlooking the bay drenched in ocean spray
That cedar shake house where I used to live  high above the Fundy...

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Categories: house, ocean,

I was the one with the color-blue eyes, 
you were the wind on the sea. 
Of all the oceans tossed by your kiss 
why did...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ocean, desire, kiss, love, metaphor,

Premium Member Death Tolls
The atmosphere rings with the bell like calls
of the plover flock, long before they are spotted.
The flight herringbones a grey fedora sky.
Markings of white and...

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Categories: beach, beauty, bird, ocean,

Premium Member Florida Keys Please
No litter, no rules, no society scent,
just peninsula pure soul content, ideally lent.
Awed and wowed with arms stretched wide,
I stand on Key’s narrow road, on...

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Categories: appreciation, beauty, ocean, sea,

Premium Member Soul Speak

      Allay ...

Allay, my heart ...
    Pray, hush your cadence ...

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Categories: ocean, heart, loneliness, lost love,

Premium Member In Sandalwood Dreams
Turned and tossed like toys
Riding the mighty waves
Their master does what he wilt
To them his humble slaves

Rudely he flings their boats asunder
But calm can be...

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Categories: boat, fishing, ocean, scary,

Angel of the seas

Angel of the seas

Dancing in the flame beneath a candles flickered light
Moving between shadows on the floor
My every thought now focused on the beauty I...

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Categories: angel, love, ocean,

black and white landscape
a colony of penguins ~
standing and waddling

in the oceans depth  ~
lives a black and white giant
orca killer whale   ~


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Categories: bird, nature, ocean, snow,

Premium Member Her Mystical Mantra

Drawn to her chants
we run to her
rhythmic is her mood

in all her glory
we walk with her
fluid is her grace 

her steely blues
are dreamy today 

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Categories: ocean, appreciation, beauty, inspiration, nature,

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 she...

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© Dean Wood  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ocean,

Dark Waters
The other girls were Shallow Waters.
Catching Sunlight with ease,
and gleaming crystal clear.

She was as deep as the Ocean.
And the further you dive into her,
The Darker...

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© Julia Ford  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ocean, beach, deep, dream, me,

Premium Member Blue Horizons

beyond cobalt horizon’s expanse
fishing ships far offshore call to me
how joyful were those years
casting, catching, communing
lines between God and nature faded

ocean tides rule my life

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Categories: fishing, ocean,

Great Barrier Reef
Pacific beauty, garland of shimmering pastels  
Textures and colors astound, deep in your ocean heart 
Your court is larger than any kingdom on Earth...

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Categories: adventure, beauty, ocean,