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Best Swimming Poems

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

Premium Member - My Dreams -

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Categories: swimming, dream, faith, hope, love,
Form: Verse

Premium Member The Narwhal Song
~The Narwhal Beckons Before Dawn~

   If I could sing a song,
   It wouldn't be just any song.
   I would...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swimming, abuse, character, dance, deep, nature, sea,
Form: Alliteration
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: swimming, poems, poetess, poetry, write, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member He Touched Me
Do you know what it is like to be an untouchable?
To be so filthy and disgusting
That people shrink away from you
Do you know how it...

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Categories: swimming, miracle,
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: swimming, integrity, life, men, people,
Form: Verse

Premium Member Bathe in Liberty
Ariel eyes gaze towards sapphire seas.
Mermaids have no purpose in aquariums.
Yet so many struggle to escape shallow streams.

Sitting upon sandy shores,
depth of her emotions, reflect...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swimming, analogy, change, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Can You Spare A Teardrop
I cried for so long, so many nights,
and now no more tears can drop,
I'm all out, do you have some to spare,
cause you know once...

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Categories: swimming, cry, emotions, feelings, how i feel,
Form: Quatrain
Oh summer what have you done to me
so many flirtatious winks  teasingly
undressing me  with every wisp of
a welcomed heat filled breath

Oh summer, oh...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swimming, love, summer,
Form: Personification
Premium Member An Eternity I
Stood upright, between two roads,
On a thin metal rail,
A solitary, brown coloured bottle 
Of beer,          ...

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Categories: swimming, betrayal,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Red Umbrella
I was going on a blind date and walked across town
The weather wasn’t kind, rain was pouring down
It was my friend’s sister and he arranged...

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Categories: swimming, dream, rain, romance,
Form: Rhyme
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: swimming, me, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In Another Time
Way back then when I was ten,
those were happy days:
Staying out till it got dark;
kickball was the craze!

Taking walks or riding bikes,
how we loved to...

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Categories: swimming, childhood,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member I Forgive You
     You lost my life.
     Sharp as a knife...
     You lost a lot of things.
     Your memory in my heart

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Categories: swimming, abuse, father, father son, forgiveness, heartbroken,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Never Out of Season - A Short Story
     I was wiping the dust off an old snow globe in the upstairs attic, when a mop of honey-blonde hair...

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Categories: swimming, august, bereavement, blue, christmas, december, farewell,
Form: Narrative
Belly of the Beast
Belly of the BEAST 

In the dark mountain shadow
A fiery breeze coming from the East
Warmness is ripping up the sky
Hearing the sound of the Dragon...

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Categories: swimming, death, imaginationsweet, sweet,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Inside a Japanese Garden: with added note
cherry blossoms fall
confetti cast to the wind
tumbling to the ground

orange koi swimming
summer rain upon the pond
lotus of soft blush

bamboo whispering
their voices sing at twilight
serenade the...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swimming, environment,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Inebriant melodies
Daylight is greeted with the horrific stench of food chunks 
swimming in stomach acid, dribbling onto bed sheets.
Accompanied with the embarrassment of
brown syrup puddle stains.


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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swimming, addiction, angst, dark,
Form: Free verse
Within Passion's Dream - A Collaboration with Michael P Clarke
Within Passion's Dream 
A Collaboration with Michael P. Clarke (Vladislav Raven) 

Within Passion's Dream I hold you close beside the Ocean of Love. 
I behold...

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Categories: swimming, love, romance,
Form: Romanticism
Feast of the Beast: Jan Allison and Lin Lane
The mean old housecat has bulgy eyes
when she looks at us in our fish bowl
Oh, how much we've come to despise
that big mouth of hers,...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: swimming, cat, fish,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Agatha Christie Taught Me to be a Book Worm
Behind a chair 
        Below a desk
 with my bare feet on a wall, in my flannel pajama...

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Categories: swimming, books,
Form: Free verse
Black on Black
The shade of void;
universes within universes.

Black is the onyx eye of God;
the obsidian mirror of prognostication
the future’s revelations.

Black is the beauty that highlights color;

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Categories: swimming, appreciation, art, color, dream, future, muse,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Corey Fazel
Koorosh the Great, Friend

All of my heart
One tear
Or one Monsoon
No amount, no grandeur
Can express the sorrow
Oh yes, I am sad, I am saddened
I am in...

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Categories: swimming, beauty, death, death of a friend,
Form: Free verse
Lady Luck
Lady Luck ~ (the Nonet) 

Tears, shadows that swallow other tears
united and out of control
eyes decompose like soft coal
water, in swimming hole
everglade pistol 
celestial toll

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Categories: swimming, depression, sad,
Form: Nonet
Premium Member Crystal Bowl
Crystal Bowl

A gold fish swimming round and round.
	His world of glass is all surround.
Round and round, day and night

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Categories: swimming, inspiration, journey, life, love,
Form: Masnavi
they met, once upon a time-
her silky hand melds with his
for but a moment 
an exchanged glance, fleeting
chocolate brown orbs
swimming in pools of milk
ebony hair...

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Categories: swimming, desire, dream, longing, love,
Form: Free verse