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Best Sardine Poems

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


Premium Member Super Grouper, Sardine Party Pooper
Scuba diving, oh! what a dream
In the Gulf, amidst the Sardines
With a Florida blond
Whom I've grown to be fond
It's dark, is it all that it...

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Categories: sardine, animals, funny, nature, sea
Form: Limerick



Have A Sardine
Have a Sardine? :

Oh how I love to eat sardines?
Just the thought makes my face turn puce!
Gas in my tummy, they induce.
They don't go that...

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Categories: sardine, family, food, children, funny,
Form: Sonnet
Feast of the Beast: Jan Allison and Lin Lane
The mean old housecat has bulgy eyes
when she looks at us in our fish bowl
Oh, how much we've come to despise
that big mouth of hers,...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sardine, cat, fish,
Form: Rhyme
Big Red Bellied Black Snake
Dad had threatened for some time, to reclaim the land behind the shed,
where rubbish over many years, had stockpiled but now instead
of being easy to...

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Categories: sardine, family, farm,
Form: Rhyme
There Is A Brighter Side
A sheepdog who was really quite confused
not sure how to herd or just what to do
first day on the job
surrounded by a mob
of sheep who...

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Categories: sardine, confusion, dog, work,
Form: Limerick



Premium Member The Contest
The Contest

I would like to enter, 
and sometimes I do. 
Occasionally I even win, 
to my surprise. 
How cool!

The true rule, 
to every fool,
or pirate...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sardine, america, friendship, hero, homework, military, seasons,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member AND WE ARE STILL HERE
AND WE ARE STILL HERE…
While beating our drums—singing, dancing
and giving praises to the Most High
for family harvest, peace and love,
we blinked—became victims
of colonial rape—stolen from...

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Categories: sardine, allegory, america, analogy, black african american,
Form: Prose Poetry
Alligator Charm
She maneuvers gracefully without fins or flippers
creating no ripples in deep blue waters
sneaking calmly upon jittery preys
and disguise herself in the middle of the day

A...

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Categories: sardine, love, wisdom,
Form: Didactic
Captured by the Creek
Like a drug of dependence, this will keep me coming back
out along the Sardine Creek, walking on a wombat track.
I should know every cranny and...

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Categories: sardine, nature, water, drug,
Form: Rhyme
Thunder Road
People packed like sardine cans.
Lawn chairs, coolers, beer in hand.

Hot dogs, pizza, fries galore.
The crowd cheers loud, when the engines roar.

Dirt and car smoke, fills...

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Categories: sardine, adventure
Form: Couplet
Fine Fishing
Alone I sit by the hole
Using a stick as a pole
A salmon to catch
Without a scratch
It seemed a simple goal

Sunlight played a trick
Felt like there...

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Categories: sardine, funny
Form: Limerick
Once
Once, 
About ten minutes ago in the year 
2006 or 
2549, depending upon which avatar or
 Messiah is consulted, I  
 Tumbled out of...

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Categories: sardine, political,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Huge Surprise
Looking for your twinkling eyes,
I found instead a huge surprise - 
eyes like olive pits 

A fishy smile beneath those eyes,
grey grimace that you can’t...

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Categories: sardine, people,
Form: Tail-rhyme
Premium Member Anacreontic Verse The Grunion Are Running
Oh summer moon
your soft light
highlights my hair,
makes me aware
of the ocean tides
when the grunion
run at very high
tides, as females
dig their tails
into the sand to
lay their...

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Categories: sardine, fish, fun, summer,
Form: Lyric
Treasure Hunt
One Tuesday evening recently with the house empty but me,
I thought I’d spread out on the couch and see what’s on the ‘telly’.
It was close...

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Categories: sardine, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Antarctica
Remember me? I told you
I’d haunt you when the nights
got lonely as Antarctica.
You ran when I cautioned
how empty it’d leave you 
to be so full...

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Categories: sardine, angst,
Form: Free verse
treasure hunter
Treasure Hunter 
I was following a narrow road that led to a dry like,
the road was flanked by uneven trees, looking like rejected 
kids for...

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Categories: sardine, humor, humorous,
Form: Burlesque
Breathtaking Imperfections
 
First class brains
Streets populated with them
Flaunting certificates--useless
Plus innate knowledge practical,
But unrecognised
 
Tightfisted bourgeois;
Alienated job opportunities
Reserved for own kids born and unborn
Capitalism overblown;nauseous
Grab and keep...

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Categories: sardine, sad, class, class,
Form: Narrative
Foolish Footles From the Natural World
Sexy Sardine:
Dishy
Fishy

Charming Swordfish
Darlin'
Marlin

Alaskan poacher gets mauled by a:
Polar's
Molars

After sex, bears often share a:
Yogi
Stogie

Snake Charmer:
Viper
Piper

Sheep Predator:
Mutton
Glutton




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Categories: sardine, funny, nature,
Form: Footle
SANGUINE
I am a sanguine,
She calls me penguin.
I am not a flirt
I am not a bird
But I eat sardine.

I am a sanguine,
So I don't need aspirin
Because...

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Categories: sardine, funny, me,
Form: Lyric
But They Lived There

He said
my people come from a place
where the dung beetle reigns
I heard those profane utterances
and remained composed,
though he word assassinated my ethnic character
Once upon an...

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Categories: sardine, history, prejudice, racism, truth,
Form: Dramatic Verse
A Huge Surprise - collaboration with Andrea Dietrich
Looking for your twinkling eyes,
I found instead a huge surprise - 
eyes like olive pits 

A fishy smile beneath those eyes,
grey grimace that you can’t...

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Categories: sardine, life,
Form: Tail-rhyme
Premium Member FEAST OF THE BEAST - WRITTEN WITH LIN LANE
The mean old housecat has bulgy eyes
when she looks at us in our fish bowl
Oh, how much we've come to despise
that big mouth of hers,...

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Categories: sardine, cat, fish, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
a little fish
   A Little fish

I opened a tin of sardines in olive oil for my evening meal. 
Headless and nicely packed they were except...

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Categories: sardine, imagination, islamic,
Form: Blank verse
ODE TO THE FROG IN THE BREEZEWAY
"Egin superbe a la robuste echine, par toi Marseille a pu au prix 
       d'un long effort, retirer des...

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© Nola Perez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sardine, introspection
Form: Narrative