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Best Sunfish Poems

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


The Neversink
Balanced on a Red Rider wagon,
a wooden boat with flaking paint; 
split transom
poorly repaired.  Ten year olds
with borrowed tools, untrained
in fixing leaks, or boats,
or...

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© Wayne Sapp  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sunfish, childhood
Form: Narrative



Tranquil Waters



Tranquil Waters



Steady goes the stream of pure tranquility
Clear blue water rushes over smooth polished rock
The landscape is so green near this water of fertility
To this...

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Categories: sunfish, appreciation, beautiful, earth, life, nature, paradise,
Form: Rhyme
SONNET for Mother's Day to My Wife and Daughters
(Written about 2005, as a sonnet, but I cannot recall why I used 13 rather than 14 syllables per line. Maybe Petrachan? Forgive me if...

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© Anil Deo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sunfish, america, fish, nature, spring, water, wife,
Form: Sonnet
The Lesson
Sunlight blinding him,
Swirling dust choking him.
The bronc gyrating
Nearly throwing him.
Feet braced and pounding,
 Pounding the ground.
Jolting his spin, 
Up, and again down.
His head jerking,
Neck snapping,
Daylight...

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Categories: sunfish, adventure, animals, cowboy-western, education, school
Form: Cowboy
Premium Member Distance Squared
Distance Squared

The speed of light
is exactly how fast
my heart sends;
every prayer, 
every good thought, 
every perfect wish! 

The bright candle between us, 
it is the...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sunfish, appreciation, chocolate, desire, eve, giggle, hair,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Lost by the Lake
Lost by the Lake

It is early and the dawn has not yet come. 
The water is very still, and reflects the trees on the far...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sunfish, angel, anniversary, courage, cute love, devotion,
Form: Free verse
The Great White Egret


For days now it comes to these mud flats 
when August mornings are hot and hazy
and the tide has returned with its supply
of small fish...

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Categories: sunfish, animal, imagery,
Form: Light Verse