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Best Salmon Poems

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


Premium Member My Dreams Are Salmon Coloured
  Declining the urge to go with the flow I swim upstream,

 there to spawn and hatch countless dreams which freely

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Categories: salmon, destiny, dream,
Form: Free verse



Diary of a Salmon
Day 1
Today I passed a shad,
on his way to Prince William Sound.
He protested that I go downstream.
But to the current he is bound.

Day 2
I encountered...

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Categories: salmon, adventure, fish, humor, humorous,
Form: Personification
Little Glistening Salmon
“Momma… what are those lights up there?”
“Those are salmon fish, glistening in the sky…”

…

She begs to understand your fears, your passions, your pursuits
She is down...

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Categories: salmon, adventure, appreciation, beauty, earth,
Form: Free verse
The Salmon Run
The amber skein of autumn leaves,

embanks the tumbling torrent

of the splendid forest stream.

 

A salmon homes to lay its roe.

Follow her, as she curvets

the swollen...

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© Al Parry  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: salmon, beauty,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member I've Never Heard Snow
I've never heard the sound of snow
nor dawning's oboes crooning light,
yet witnessed angels' trumpets blow

and chimings of the flurries grow
as alabastrine wings take flight.
I've never...

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Categories: salmon, imagery, seasons, winter,
Form: Villanelle



Under the Same Moon -3-Way-Collaboration-
 ~Under the Same Moon~

P.D.
Our days are different, living under the same moon
Down here in TEXAS, life carries a different tune
This world spins on its...

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Categories: salmon, friendship, lifeworld, life, love,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member FLYING HIGH - VISUAL 5
Soaring
Free as a bird 
No wings to restrain us 
Blown gently on salmon pink clouds 
Heaven! 



01~11~15
Contest: An American Beauty – Andrea Dietrich
Visual 5: Balloons
Checked...

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Categories: salmon, freedom,
Form: Cinquain
A Passing Shadow
Behind our house, below the deck
with its pleasing benches and sylvan view,
the back yard we have descends steeply
to a little stream called Chimacum Creek.

It is...

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Categories: salmon, pets,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member LAND OF MINE


Mine is a land of golden rivers
And glowing sunsets that melt your heart 
A long history of native people in harmony 
With lush wildlife and...

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Categories: salmon, beautiful, nature, ocean, patriotic,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Farmer Joe
On the banks of the mighty Skagit,
where the rushing waters flow,
sat a fisherman of merit,
the one known as Farmer Joe.
Long he sat there, long he...

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Categories: salmon, fatherold, fishing, old, time,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Welcome Carolyn
Please come in dear Carolyn.  I am thoroughly delighted.
Since I heard that you were coming I’ve been happily excited.

It was so kind of Michael...

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Categories: salmon, friendship
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Blood and Coral
Dusk seeps lapis
The horizon looms in blood and coral
Crows emerge from peacock plumes
shrieking caws of darkness
wings flap their incessant onyx
Talon wounds of starlight 
multiply and...

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Categories: salmon, day, morning,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member I Am An Artic Wolf
My silky ivory coat keeps me warm in the artic climate,
my keen senses search for prey in the Alaskan wilderness-
When I encounter the mighty mount...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: salmon, animal, life, , cute,
Form: Verse
Premium Member And we are happy

“And we are happy”    

Draped in dreams of liquid tides
Shallow waters cool the breeze
Toes drenched of vast believing
From grassy banks, soft and...

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Categories: salmon, happiness, love, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Highlanders Estate
My door is open
I welcome you
To my Highland lands
Off heathers and hue
 
Cross the bridge
Of centuries old
To my castle of grey
In it's regal fold
 
Stand...

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Categories: salmon, fantasy, history, life, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Dancing Tree
Long long ago in a lonely lovely hill
When earth was young, handsome and green
Besides the meadow near the curly winding flow
There stood a tree proudly...

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Categories: salmon, 1st grade, 2nd grade,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member And she smiles
Somewhere in the distance
the horizon sleeps my canvas,
dawn comes to me in a dream

While the sun’s early rays
caress her,
widening her sable eyes and she smiles…

(before...

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Categories: salmon, good morning,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member So You Want To Know Me?
So sensationally super; Sagittarius son of John Spence
Pleasantly personable, and matriarch Maud Spence’s son
Enabling, exquisite, eloquent, evolving and enterprising
Naturally nice, no nonsense, and a nutritionist...

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Categories: salmon, friendship, happiness, inspirational, passion,
Form: Acrostic
Q is for Quinoa
A is for Avocado, the creamy, green nutritious fat.
B is for Berries, the fruit that keeps your tummy flat.
 
C is for Chia, most nutrient-dense...

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Categories: salmon, food, health,
Form: Couplet
Flowering of Spring
Amassed in flamboyant Azalea blooms when my garden is free of the cold.
Bird of Paradise, dressed in purple and orange,  wear their colors so...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: salmon, beauty, flower, spring, daffodils,
Form: Abecedarian
Soul Food
Bagels and baguettes
Bap or fried bake,
The fruits of the flour
are easy to make

Chollah, chapatti  
Cinnamon bun
These global delights
make eating such fun

Filled with Caribbean sweet...

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© jo davis  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: salmon, family, food, funny, happiness,
Form: Rondeau Redouble
She wore pineapple rings for glasses
She wore pineapple rings for glasses
and walked like jelly dances
I didn't rate her chances
She used to wee standing up
she cooked lemon a'la duck
won the lottery,...

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Categories: salmon, fantasy, food, funny, crazy,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member Recycling
Waters edge
gator lies
raccoon gets
big surprise!

In forest
something hides
bird on branch
with two 
slit eyes...

Unsuspecting
no cry
empty branch
lump inside!

Snake digesting
waterside
hungry croc
snake inside!

Swimming salmon
seeking spawn
searing pain
bears claw!

Plants decay
feeding ground
newborn sprouts
spring...

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Categories: salmon, life, nature, poems, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The One That Got Away
Every year our vacation was always the same. Two
weeks of fishing, playing, eating and being together 
on the river. We had no electricity, no TV,...

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Categories: salmon, childhood, family, nostalgiame, me,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member North American Indian - Contest
Native American people had  a set rule of living
The men hunted and protected
The women, cook, child mind and made clothing
To maintain both was an...

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Categories: salmon, history, , cute,
Form: Verse