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Best Stingray Poems

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


Premium Member Year of the Stingray
Looking at an old photo of myself at age 13,
I see a girl, rail-thin, but on the verge of womanhood.
Her hair hangs in long pigtails...

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Categories: stingray, on work and working, family, summer,
Form: Narrative



Stingray
STINGRAY

She took you for a ride on the wild side
Taking you through bushels and thorns
You endured the pain of the splinter and shrubs
Swerving through highways...

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Categories: stingray, betrayal, break up, relationship, endurance,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Bumless on my Purple Stingray
the new bike for which

all summer

I worked my bum off


Sept. 30, 2018 for Maureen McGreary's Biker's Dozen Poetry Contest

*Bum can be replaced also by the...

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Categories: stingray, childhood,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member WHO IS THE GIANT OF THEM ALL
WHO IS THE GIANT OF THEM ALL

Animals or humans, who is the giant of them all?
Bearing a two sheathed wings, the Hercules Beetles
crash the Titans...

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Categories: stingray, animal, character, imagery, nature, scary, ,
Form: Abecedarian
Premium Member From our Deck-Front in December
From
our pink deck with a Jarra  cocktail table-set
We sit awaiting  sunset with an
 ‘Hawaiian absence’ of seagulls
As dusk comes  with violet echoes
across...

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Categories: stingray, absence, boat, culture, december, fish, people,
Form: Free verse



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: stingray, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
One Word
                        ...

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Categories: stingray, anger, feelings, hurt, marriage, sad, spoken
Form: Cinquain
I BELIEVE
I hated my payday
Creditors I couldn't pay
The pain I felt was like one of a stingray
O! Lord I pray
This misery can't stay

Please flee
Hear my plea
Look...

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Categories: stingray, africa, god,
Form: I do not know?
I Know I Can
More than a bird, more than a plane, I am superman, I know I can today.

I can be free, I can fly into the heavens...

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Categories: stingray, courage,
Form: Rhyme
A Ride Down the Thousand Islands I
A kayak floats in lazy elegance
through the vastness of the Thousand Islands. 
Water drips off its paddle as it rises in the air.
A breeze pushes...

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© Rob Carson  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: stingray, adventure, life, nature, places, sea, world,
Form: Free verse
A Ride Down the Thousand Islands III
A kayak floats on the glassy water
through the maze that is the Thousand Islands. 
Water drips off the paddle as it rises in the clean...

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© Rob Carson  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: stingray, adventure, animals, inspirational, introspection, life, nature,
Form: Free verse
Aquatic Rapture
Floundering the frozen shoal an endangered diez,
a sturgeon realizes his family few
and sets upon a journey new.

The sturgeon swims afar the shallow edge of the...

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Categories: stingray, animals, death, nature, seafamily, family, image,
Form: I do not know?
The Soaring Ladybug
Mind 
is a 
teeter-totter
constantly
out weighing
my heart 
from the tip 
of the fulcrum
attempting to
persuade 
as adolescents
sway their 
friends to
drink this
or
smoke that

Feet
increasingly creep
like a ladybug
crawls to the
tip...

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Categories: stingray,
Form: Free verse
The Encounter
"Hey, you! C'mere!
Tell me what you're thinkin'."
A boy on the verge of manhood
Stepped over to the woman.
He looked so innocent
In his ragged jeans, white t-shirt,
And...

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Categories: stingray, people, philosophy, uplifting,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Poisons and Venoms
On our globe of life
Animal and plant
Protection for them
To us they grant
 
Venom's and poisons
To defend and deter
Whether scaled
Leafed or fur
 
Reactions can be
Ultimate and...

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Categories: stingray, animals, nature, people
Form: Rhyme
Survival
Ship wrecked, what the heck!
 
A dessert island, deserted and
slim chances of survival.
 
Marooned, to be found no time
soon. being gloom will surly
seal your doom!
...

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© Andy Craig  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: stingray, grave, hope, lost,
Form: I do not know?
The World Is Changing
The world is changing
Even the sky is a darker shade of blue
And the squirrels are at war	
With the snakes
The acorn fell to the wrong side...

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Categories: stingray, animals, confusion, fantasy, imagination, natural disasters,
Form: Free verse
A Ride Down the Thousand Islands II
A juvenile little blue heron yells for its mate. 
In a quiet manner, you pluck a reluctant leaf from its home.
This is not the world...

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© Rob Carson  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: stingray, adventure, animals, life, nature, nostalgia, places,
Form: Free verse
A Flavour To Remember
On a recent Monday,
at 
an ice cream parlor
I found 
chunky pieces of clay,
in my
olde fashion sundae,
that weighed
like a tonne of bricks.
As I excavated
with my wooden...

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Categories: stingray, food, funny, urban,
Form: Free verse
Christmas Bay
 Dark clear waters of Christmas Bay
So peaceful it bring naught to say.
A near perfect sky; sunny Texas day
Reflects in dark waters of Christmas Bay.

Flying...

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Categories: stingray, nature, christmas, dark, christmas, dark, fish,
Form: Quatrain
Darkest Knight Devil Demon with One RED EAR I Don't FEAR
P.S.The KEY to my STYLE oF poetry voodoo "'STAY"'
EWE WHO  it is word Play a Miss.T. DAY
3 voices normal voice/ Mild Voice/ LOUD VOICE...

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© rick Cox  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: stingray, 4th grade, character, evil, for teens,
Form: Rhyme
FIRE
I fled from the clutch of boss
To stay clear of drop-dead day
My head was buzzy, eyes fuzzy
As if stepped on a big stingray.

They call me...

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Categories: stingray, anger, fun, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Precise cuts
Stingray cutting deep murky lines
Curvilinear through the ocean


By Robb A. Kopp

...

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Categories: stingray, animals, sea
Form: Crystalline
Premium Member Do Bears Torture Other Animals
Do bears torture animals? No.
Do wolves tear you apart before they kill you? No.
It is man who tears the wings off butterflies.
It is child who...

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Categories: stingray, animal,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Slowly Drove He Knew No Haste Yet Still Runs This Race-
Those Impalas runs as shuttles car
Racing the mustangs through forest trees
Viroom, veroom, racing engines dust
Slowly vw beetles flutters fly far

Dart doubting datsons honey bees
Cobra shelby's...

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Categories: stingray, adventure, analogy, anxiety, appreciation, car,
Form: Rhyme