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Best Starfish Poems

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


You are not a Starfish
Keep making progress
Learn from your losses
Embrace new challenges you'll face
You will always have options
God gave you two legs
So you would'nt be stuck like a starfish...

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© John Conde  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: starfish, crazy, desire, faith, future, meaningful, tribute,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member SAD SAMMY STARFISH
Sad Sammy starfish, all alone on the beach
Wishes for a soulmate, but no one is in reach

He looks around, raises his hands into the air
Is...

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Categories: starfish, beach, cute love, humorous,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member TO A STARFISH


A tinge of gold revealed in sunset's blink
upon its face, caressed by foamed bubbles--
marvelous starfish, draped in pearl and pink,
lucent as  fluid rails of...

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Categories: starfish, animal, beautiful, creation,
Form: Ode
Sand Dollar Dreams
It's quiet here - quiet in a way that catches me off guard. The tranquility is almost tangible, something I can touch and hold and...

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Categories: starfish, memory, nature,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member Sea of Love
While whispers shush on sheltered shores, as soon the cockcrow quakes,
the seas descry a skittish sky, sense summer zephyrs wake  –
roused passions neath the...

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Categories: starfish, love, love hurts, sea,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member I the ocean
I the ocean
watch sailing ships
in the salty air 
pass over me

I hold mystery from
the cusp of the moon
an endless view
for all to see

Where laughing gulls
sit...

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Categories: starfish, ocean,
Form: Personification
Seashore Flowers
Honeysuckle by the sea
lupine blue and wild sweet pea
buttercups and hare bell fair
tiny daisies for my hair
kissed by winds
of salted spray
sweetest bloom of the day
flaxen...

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Categories: starfish, fantasy, nature,
Form: Rhyme
All Gods Creations
We walked on the beach, just Daddy and me,
And looked for shells in the sand.
We found a starfish holding tight to a rock
Then we walked...

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© Dean Wood  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: starfish, creation, dad, father daughter, father son,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Teal Harbor
Idle porcelain boats 
are seagulls 
floating
on a teal harbor
blond moorings
cast like kelp
Sails stiff 
as egrets
glide slowly
toward 
a cerulean channel
Atop turtle islands
pastel cottages
are pearls gleaming
on oyster...

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Categories: starfish, beach, bird, boat, ocean,
Form: Imagism
Wonderful worthing Promenade part 2
Candy floss, seaside rock, smoothies, and flags sporting
Union Jacks
Replace the old traditions of striped deckchairs 
And Kiss-Me-Quick hats.
Chipwicks for our salt and vinegar fries
And their...

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Categories: starfish, sea,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Harbor Spring
A light wind gently rocks our sailboat as
breezes begin to pick up on the sun drenched dock. 
Cable wires rap and tap upon the mast...

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Categories: starfish, beauty, nature, ocean, spring,
Form: Abecedarian
Premium Member For Andrea Dietrich
Say something nice, and a short little while
She will respond with kind words and a smile.
True to her nature, she always will say
Something so nice...

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Categories: starfish, bird, happiness, inspiration, ocean,
Form: Couplet
12 days of Christmas Remix
On the First day of Christmas my true love gave to me...
A starfish from the vast sea
On the Second day a Christmas my true love...

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Categories: starfish, animals, music, sea, seasons, day, christmas,
Form: Rhyme
Tale Of A Mermaid
Deep down below in the shadowy sea
a solitary mermaid hides herself from the human eye.
She spends her days swimming amongst the majestic whales,
and playing with...

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Categories: starfish, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
Sshh! Chef's Busy in the Kitchen Making His Seafood Bisque.
Chef 's Winter dishes are simply delicious, not too much oil or cream.

Rich or plain,  taste tested to perfection, tiny portions sometimes steamed

He starts...

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Categories: starfish, food, funny, mystery, on work and
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Endless Time, Endless Beauty
Once upon a time
My lady called 
I stood mesmerized 
At ocean’s cusp

Glinting, glimmering, gleaming
Thousands of sparklers 
Dot her sequined dress 
Shouting
Look at me!
Look at me!

Breathless ripples strew pebbles at...

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Categories: starfish, beautiful, muse, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ode to Earth Element

I hold dear, this world ,eager with its  changing seasons,
its sunrises, reliable as a conveyor belt.

I cherish its fields made pretty with
cornflowers, bluer than...

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Categories: starfish, beauty, earth, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member FACING THE HURT

To ride the sea is a pleasure and a curse
as huddle of gulls, starfish dart from nowhere
enchanting frolic on breakers, they traverse
into buoyant laps with...

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Categories: starfish, courage, fear, hurt,
Form: Ottava rima
Green Eggs and Gooseberry Jam
Heckle and Jeckle, jellyroll jam,
Ponce de Leon’s Fountain of Youth.
Little kids like to eat green eggs and ham;
So do you – now tell me the...

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Categories: starfish, children, funny, old, old,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member POLE DANCING - FOR DALE
An acrobat whose name is Dale 
Went pole dancing with his wife Gail 
When he did the starfish 
He looked such a dish 
But...

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Categories: starfish, body, dance, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member The Odyssey of We are Centre





"The Odyssey of We are Centre"



Where does he come through 
with his fishing lines?
Casting off metaphors
worms of vitriol
hooked and dipped,
he’s so green backed  
rolling...

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Categories: starfish, abuse, anti bullying, bullying, dark, imagery,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Once our lips meet



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Hand in hand we walk along
this dusk bathed beach,
reaching past sandcastles and starfish,
narrowing beyond the furthest footprints
our path has imprinted in the sand,
bidding farewell to...

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Categories: starfish, good night,
Form: Free verse
Today at the beach
Waves crash down on the rocks reducing them to sand
Then sweeps them away to some far off land
The wave roll in covering my feet in...

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Categories: starfish, inspirational, introspection, life, water, me, water,
Form: Narrative
Depths of the imagination
Let your imagination take a dive
Dismiss those voices willing it to soar,
Explore the secrets hidden to mankind
And gaze at sights you've never seen before.

Take a...

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Categories: starfish, beauty, sea,
Form: Rhyme
Florida Seashells
While walking in the white sand by the seashore,
The seashells were many.

I liked collecting them,
There were shells of all shapes and sizes.

I was given a...

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Categories: starfish, america, appreciation, beautiful, blessing, firework, god,
Form: Free verse