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Best Sea Turtle Poems

Below are the all-time best Sea Turtle poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of sea turtle poems written by PoetrySoup members


Green Sea Turtle
The sea unleashes its children green 
seeking a sandy shielded defense and 
swimming wings for legs, scraping 
their way from seaweed waters at low 
tide...

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Categories: sea turtle, animal,
Form: Free verse



My green sea turtle
wonderful slick shell,
Brown and golden, the color of a shell.
That perfect shaped shell.
The shell of my turtle i know too well.

You are the greenest.
The most...

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Categories: sea turtle, humor,
Form: Free verse
Sea Turtle
Small, beautiful face stares up at me
When did you become so exquisitely you (so entirely other than me)?
I've spent my life consumed in myself
You, the...

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Categories: sea turtle, depression, friendship, introspection, sister,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sea Turtle
hatchlings in the sand 
the bale has a life at sea 
birth-return to sand...

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Categories: sea turtle, life,
Form: Haiku
The Green Sea Turtle
When you meet
a green sea turtle
be ready for  
the beans;
 so if
you get beaten, 
you will get eaten
...

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© P Soe  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sea turtle, animals, childhood, children, nature,
Form: Verse



Sugar Shack
My love, please take me back
To your sweet sugar shack 
Sitting on the soft sand beach
Paradise is within reach

Rolling waves crest, so dreamy
Briny air, wafting...

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Categories: sea turtle, ocean, paradise, passion,
Form: Rhyme
Before & After the Lull
Amber-brown sea oats stand tall -
whistling as ocean breezes gently 
blow them in unchartered directions
Voluminous waves impact into jetty rocks
inducing sea urchins to lose their...

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Categories: sea turtle, seasea, sea,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Constanza for a Loggerhead
The sand is swept with gleams of light,
pale moonbeams burst where wavelets crest
about sea turtles seeking nest.

Soft seas are flat and calm tonight
beneath the light...

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Categories: sea turtle, beach, natural disasters, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member God's Majestic and Wide

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Categories: sea turtle, appreciation, blessing, christian, god,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Gutting
My father hauled a dead sea turtle
     from a beach in the Florida Keys
       ...

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Categories: sea turtle, boy, childhood, family, father,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Freedom Sees - Part 2
"Freedom Sees - Part 2"

Platoon magic legion
Hammerheads
beautiful, graceful escorts
leading the way
hear their call, silently swishing
dorsal fins
cutting through the 
fall-out murky pall,
they need no 
blood and...

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Categories: sea turtle, adventure, daughter, freedom, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Waiting for the sunrise

Waiting for the Sunrise

Mystery lies in the grains of sand
As they are washed upon the shore,
Life’s hourglass has turned the page
And the sun goes down...

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Categories: sea turtle, beach, beautiful, moon, peace,
Form: Rhyme
The Boy Who Swallowed The Sea
I once had a friend
who swallowed the sea,
with a thirst so great
it was awesome to see.

Gulping down water,
in large mouthfuls he drank.
Then into the sea,
I...

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Categories: sea turtle, child, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Glimpse of Hawaii
A tunnel of branches with leafy green shade
Arc over the winding quiet road
On our windward island’s side
Heading toward the north shore
Where giant waves treat surfers
To...

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Categories: sea turtle, nature, placessea, green, sea,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Newborn Loggerhead
 Tiny sea turtle; creeps its way across white beach sands to sea.
Newly hatched reptile, learning to swim into his new life; he’s free.
One day,...

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Categories: sea turtle, animal, nature, poems, poetry,
Form: Sijo
Beyond The Breakers
To the naked eye all you can see,
is the breakers coming ashore individually,
but as I dive in one of them and start to tread,
my imagination...

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Categories: sea turtle, beach, ocean,
Form: Light Verse
I AM The Pond
I am the gold fish
Swimming in the pond

I am the blue bullfrog
Bellowing in the pond

I am the yellow tadpole
Feeding in the pond

I am the fluorescent...

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© Mel Brake  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sea turtle, naturelife, blue, blue, life,
Form: Free verse
Unforgettable Paradise
Life is so different in the islands

Slow moving beauty beyond just the earth

Wailing  waves climb like a roller coaster, pleading for surfers

On the North Shore,...

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Categories: sea turtle, beautiful, happiness,
Form: Free verse
The Extinction of the Sea Turtles
The Extinction of the Sea Turtles

By Elton Camp

Human villainy is a cause for alarm
It causes much environmental harm

If the sea turtle should become extinct
To deliberate...

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© Elton Camp  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sea turtle, nature, sea, beach, sea,
Form: Rhyme
For You, I Will
I am nothing...nothing...nothing
I am nothing but human
just an ordinary human
I can't whistle, perform great feats of strength
I have noddle arms at best
Magic eludes me like...

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Categories: sea turtle, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ormond Beach
Spanish moss draping old oaks
Sea bird sanctuaries with lookout platforms
Storks, pelicans and seagulls cry for attention
Hammerhead sharks cruise the Gulf Stream

Hurricane-vulnerable, small cottages
Home to stock...

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Categories: sea turtle, home,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Tortoise Delight
Do you have any idea how much “doo” a giant sea turtle can do?
How much tortoise “surprise” it can present to you?

You think cow plop...

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Categories: sea turtle, childhoodsea, sea,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member SelfEsteem Security Deposits
with thanks to the Environmental Defense Fund:

Advice from a permacultural ecosystemic:

PENGUIN

Dive into life;
Avoid undiving into dying, stagnating in reverse-time ruminations.

Appreciate days;
Depreciate decomposing night-dreams.

Take long walks
off...

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Categories: sea turtle, blessing, culture, earth, health,
Form: Prose Poetry
Lost
When I lost a tear in the ocean, it was gone forever. With that tear, I soared the 
darkness that the water hid. I felt...

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Categories: sea turtle, lost love, sealost, lost,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Pet-Sit Panics
Where were you when the lights went out.  

In my world I work in little clumps.
Today I worked outside for instance.
I planted a few...

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Categories: sea turtle, animalshouse, house,
Form: Quatrain