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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


Premium Member Ocean Whispers
Ocean Whispers

I sit on shore by windswept seas
    and feel the vibrant ocean breeze
As waves cascade upon the sand
   ...

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Categories: moon, ocean, sea, water,
Form: Couplet



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,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Island Spirit
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...

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Categories: adventure, beauty, nature, ocean,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Oceana
Oceana

Oceana flings her sequined petticoats
Upon the sands as if to toss the seaweed 
From the swirling edges
While she dances with the wind
With each turn she...

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Categories: ocean, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Just August
In my little garden, balmy blooms are on display.
My purple Zinnia wears the crown in August sun
attracting tiny Hummingbirds and butterflies.
Ripe golden mangos blush with...

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Categories: ocean, august, bird, fruit, garden,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Magical Moonlight
I
love
walking
at midnight
as moonlight shadows
dance on the inky blue ocean
and watch as they sparkle and shimmer like tiny stars,
pirouetting gracefully like prima ballerinas with the ocean...

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Categories: moon, ocean,
Form: Fibonacci
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,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Sea of Love
The ebb and flow that comes and goes
      with ocean’s deep emotion shows
   that hearts, like knaves, become...

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Categories: love, lust, metaphor, ocean,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Critics
Critics

Wrote a poem in the sand,
Wonder how it fares if left alone,
Will it bear on its own merits
Or juxtapose by meddling hands,
Meantime, sun-dries it again,
Wind...

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© Hilo Poet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ocean, beach, imagery, inspiration, mystery,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member Silence of the Waves
Mirabelle orb ascends,
under clementine and pomegranate skies.

Absent,
in delight of daylight.
Eyes set adrift in dawning daydreams.

Calm heart is an oceanic concerto,
flowing along sapphire tones.
Deep breaths walk...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ocean, assonance, destiny, dream, fate,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Loss of the Andrea Gail
They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters:
These see the works of the Lord and his wonders in...

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Categories: america, death, fishing, ocean,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Sway of the Summer Moon
The summer moon was swollen, blue
          A flaw that girl knew thru-and-thru
    ...

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Categories: beach, lust, moon, ocean,
Form: Rhyme

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