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Best Shark Poems

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

Man Eating Shark
By Elton Camp

Animal rights groups are in an uproar
They don’t want to hear of it anymore

While swimming, a shark came around
Into its fin, his teeth...

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© Elton Camp  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shark, humor,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member I Have Become A Predatory Great White Shark
I once was here, then in the blue ocean,
I once was dry, then thrown into commotion. 
I had no clue, for I was in the...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shark, fear, ocean,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member No such thing as forever
We all arrive alone naked and vulnerable,
crying our eyes out, not knowing -
this is the first day of the rest of our life.
I guess the...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shark, analogy, death, life,
Form: Free verse
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..


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Categories: shark, poems, poetess, poetry, write, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Pride and joy of his family
Having lived on earth for some time now
Impatiently he dwells, harboring self doubt.
In face of impediments he loses his mind
Acquiring dispositions like hate and lies,

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Categories: shark, integrity, life, men, people,
Form: Verse

Premium Member The Mostly Ignored Rant of the Contest Judge
I set a contest carefully
called ‘Write about something from under the sea’ -
an octopus or a manta ray!
“A manta ray? What’s that you say?
No, no,...

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Categories: shark, poetry, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Tiger in the Sea
I thought I had hooked the world’s largest grouper
After struggling for hours, I was still reeling
Refused help from a friend; I was a trooper
Somehow I...

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Categories: shark, adventure, animals, seame, tiger,
Form: Rispetto
Premium Member Cloud - Recited

Floating in the sky...
Changing patterns fill my eye...
What will you become?

Vagabond and wanderer...
Riding wind so high,
No matter where it blows.
You thumb your way to places

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Categories: shark, me, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Maria Down Under
There’s endless miles of golden sandy beaches
Sparkling aqua waters as far as the eye can see
Gods and Goddesses frolic au naturel down under
Here’s where Heaven...

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Categories: shark, beach, lust, satire, vacation,
Form: Rhyme
The fish is a creature cold and wet
Hooked by line and trawled by net,
Easy to catch and yummy to eat
Fried in oil or seared by...

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Categories: shark, allegory, life, nature, fish, , cute,
Form: Personification
Premium Member The Wing Walker
Old John's birthday was approaching, he'd be seventy two
And his family asked him nicely what he'd like to  do
"Do you fancy a nice picnic...

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Categories: shark, age, birthday, flying, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I Had An Alien For Two Weeks
I had an alien for two weeks before I realized how unusual she was.
I wish I could be a mouse in the corner, I had...

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Categories: shark, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member A WISH FOR FISH

Washed up on shores around the world
Already dead, a whale, a dolphin a shark, 
All marine life is suffering, the situation

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Categories: shark, fish,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Fishing Adventure
    "Fishing Adventure"

fishing is a sport of supreme relaxation
beneath golden Sun with great anticipation
while warm water is quiet
fish feast on worm diet

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Categories: shark, adventure, fish,
Form: Limerick
From Dusk Till Dawn

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Categories: shark, hope, fishing,
Form: Rhyme

Down deep beneath fathoms icy keep, where deadmen’s
Scream in utter silences aquatic hell, amongst the devils
Graveyard of wreckage's carnage, there exists a ghostly harbor
Of phantom...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shark, adventure, boat, evil, fantasy, imagery, imagination,
Form: Free verse

Life is like a coloring book
with few or many pages
filled with complex 
outlined images.

We are given a box of crayons
and are asked to color...

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Categories: shark, creation, death, feelings, life, philosophy, spiritual,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Blue Seals
left "yesterday" lying on the beach,
like a shark torn screaming seal;
a big red jagged hole in its side,
where a hopeful glide used to beat...

as for...

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Categories: shark, adventure,
Form: Rhyme
Shell from Sawed-Off
I'm aware that
They'll dare me to surrender when my burner's unkindled
And the barrel is empty
Since their whiskey is missing
But it's in our blood and...

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© Criss Jami  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shark, adventure, art, cowboy-western, philosophy, sea, song-war,
Form: Lyric
Rain and Rain and More Rain
On August 29, 2005, the "Rain and Rain and more Rains came", destroying everything we had worked a lifetime for.  My home that we...

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© Judy Konos  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shark, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Am Just What I Am

Here I sit on the ocean bed
Just sifting mud and ooze,
But If it was up to me
It's not the life I'd choose.

It's dark down here,...

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© Gary Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shark, humorous, longing,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Such Does Exist

I ran out of breath on the road to Mumbai ...

Not for sake of dust or smog or even health. I had rounded a curve...

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Categories: shark, analogy, appreciation, beauty, imagery, love, nature,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Ad for a Siren 1 and 2
----Ad for a Siren----

job hunting siren
swims from cove to cove--
shark bosses need not apply

**Sept.16, 2010
Siren, send my check in the mail ;)

----Ad for a Siren...

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Categories: shark, dedication, friendship,
Form: Senryu
The Wolf
(after Alfred de Vigny)

He glided through the somber pines, 
a shark in surly ocean. 
In truth, I loved his sleek, low lines, 
the danger in...

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Categories: shark, animal,
Form: Quatrain

There is a place
Where the Ocean is more blue
Where you can feel the movement of the sea
Without being pulled through

It’s beyond the breakers

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Categories: shark, appreciation, beach, beauty, ocean, sunset,
Form: Free verse