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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,
Form: Couplet



Premium Member Love Becomes An Ocean
Barefoot we spend our time in spring,
Just giggling kids - how sweet the dream
When we, in love are blossoming.
We splash inside a cool fresh stream.
Our...

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Categories: ocean, love, water,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member To Be With You -
I love you,
that's not hard for me to say,
its not a prediction, or a reflection, it just is
a motion in my heart's ocean,
an ocean named...

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Categories: ocean, desire,
Form: Ballad
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
The Swan
The Swan 

Feathers floating in the wind
Perform in slow motion,
Each drift into the shadows of yesterday
She is not me -- She is not you!

A theme,...

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Categories: ocean, beautiful, romantic, wife,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Love of Nature
Whether ocean or mountain with valley green
or every deep forest in between

My love for Nature fills my eyes
With every creature of Earth and sky

The changing...

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Categories: ocean, nature,
Form: Couplet
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,
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, love, me,
Form: Ballad
Flo J Thomas A Walking Angel Gone
For the rose without season is you
Light between stars shine through your soul
Ocean of kindness whispers your name
Joy resides in those beautiful eyes
Treasure trove,a friend...

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Categories: ocean, absence,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Crying River
Crying River (The Untold Ballad) 

Undercover waters of rain dash
Cold children, no smiling splash
Tragic sobs, epic force of the mountain rain
Beautiful as it may seem...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ocean, beautiful, cry, deep, freedom, river, snow,
Form: Ballad
I Think Of You - After The Fall - 5
I could have cried like a bride at a funeral
Bled out, dry. I could have but I was already
dehydrated...I

i think of you

I wish someone could...

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Categories: ocean, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Desires of the Heart
When my heart
was no longer content in solitude;

I asked;

"Oh my lonely heart, 
what is it that you desire?"

Softly it whispered

for her heart beats to ease...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ocean, dream, love, passion,
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
ECLIPSE
~ECLIPSE~

The shining light hides behind my eyes,
Comes in a super nova surprise
My spirit glides into the skies,
Spreading the perfect heat like the sunrise

I was like...

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Categories: ocean, beautiful, beauty, best friend, light, moon,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member - Young Divine Happiness -


She is young and free, and most of her love lies in front of her
As the dawning twilight holds one breathless air under misted whispers...

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Categories: ocean, beauty, destiny, dream, feelings, love,
Form: Couplet
Once Upon a Purple Sunrise
Once Upon a Purple Sunrise

Pretty as a Periwinkle,
in your frilly summer frock,
the one with purple polka dots
that matched the cool of early dawn.

Haloed in hazy...

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Categories: ocean, memory, morning, summer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Darling Boy

     Oh ...

Have you seen my darling boy, blond hair, like corn silk, falling?
       ...

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Categories: ocean, analogy, boy, childhood, innocence, metaphor, nostalgia,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Dove in Your Eyes
How fast to wiles I fell my damask rose,
awake from slumber slept untold ages.
To gaze so deep in ocean eyes repose,
and print whispered prayer on...

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Categories: ocean, imagery, lonely, love, perspective, poetry, winter,
Form: Sonnet
The Universe of You

I have never seen a flower blush when I took it's hue
and held it there a prisoner captive to my view.

I have always heard the...

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Categories: ocean, autumn, beautiful, love, planet, rain, universe,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Narwhal Song
~The Narwhal Beckons Before Dawn~

   If I could sing a song,
   It wouldn't be just any song.
   I would...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ocean, abuse, character, dance, deep, nature, sea,
Form: Alliteration
You Know
Yes, my dear, you know,
You are my source of joy, rejuvenation, hope
I need your emotion spread onto my life,
I need your heart to sing among...

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Categories: ocean, emotions, friendship, happiness, joy, love, peace,
Form: Ode
I Think Of You - At The Edge - 3

A reflection of the coloured pencil drawn sky
skates on the glass smooth surface below it.
While a rebellious group of shades take their positions 
on a...

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Categories: ocean, introspection, love, nature, nostalgia, relationship, world,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member LIBERTY OF EXPRESSION is HERE
Why I am here in Poetrysoup?

I like a seed carelessly thrown 
upon dirty solid black, brown rocks,
I strive, thrived to grow 
despite big rough blocks..

words......

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Categories: ocean, poems, poetess, poetry, write, writing,
Form: Free verse
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: emotions, grief, introspection, loss, ocean, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
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, life, metaphor,
Form: Free verse