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Best Trout Poems

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

Premium Member Tickle Trout
In the cool of the evening he laid there basking 
as my fingers touched the gleaming surface of the pool.
Deeper i penetrated till my hand...

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Categories: trout, adventure, food,
Form: Narrative

Little Trout

In the river I saw a little trout 
A silver flash amongst river weed.
I watched him swim and dart about
This little fish was fast indeed.


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© Gary Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: trout, fish, nature,
Form: Rhyme
One Square Mile
In one square mile, northeast of Noojee,
there are seven birds that I often get to see
as I walk on the tracks in pristine forestry,
in one...

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Categories: trout, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Friendly Goodbye

Poem 1: A Boy And His Painted Piano

he used lively greens
tender blues,
touches of plain mauve 
and rainbow trout splatters
to paint music
on the gas fumes 

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Categories: trout, beauty,
Form: Free verse
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: trout, cat, fish,
Form: Rhyme

Mountain Oasis
The trail to the peak was a long and arduous climb
Which skirted a pristine glacial lake about midway.
Shimmering below, it offered a cooling balm for...

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© Dean Wood  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: trout, beauty, color, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Fisherwoman - For Contest
A desperate spinster, Jane took

strong measures the day she would cook

fresh trout. Her date bit

the barb left in it!

He truly was caught on her hook!


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Categories: trout, fish,
Form: Limerick
My way
And now as I hold her near
I turn and draw the bedroom curtain
She made what she wants so clear 
She's going to get it tonight...

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Categories: trout, funny,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Seasons Go Round the Mountains
Mountains come alive;
deer, trout and conifers thrive. . . . 
Springtime’s scenic drive.

As ridges grow dry -
climb the verdant trails toward sky. . . ....

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Categories: trout, nature,
Form: Haiku
I encountered her on a dark stormy night
Her huge trout like lips were a scary sight
Strands of white spittle formed on angry lips
huge folds of...

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Categories: trout, beach, fantasy, humorous, woman,
Form: Rhyme
Cathedral Spiritual
Pink and grey walls rise like castle parapets
Reflecting the sunrise in golden hues
I ride along the canyon to the sound of leather
Creaking softly in the...

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© Lena Pate  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: trout, natureblue, blue,
Form: Idyll (Idyl)
Spring Revival
Acres of lush emerald meadows
burst forth from pregnant earth,
creating the perfect background for a
dazzling array of wildflowers.
Expectant mothers of beast and fowl
fill the countryside with...

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Categories: trout, hope, nature, spring,
Form: Abecedarian
Premium Member a bench in the woods
a fine mist quiets the forest floor,
an acorn drops from above,

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Categories: trout, nature
Form: Imagism
Premium Member Fishy Tale
A pond sits in the glen
bright fish dashing about
casting silvery shadows
ducks chasing after them
eels making their way to sea
flying birds circling back and forth
green frogs...

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Categories: trout, fish,
Form: Abecedarian
Sacred Lake Titicaca
Sacred Lake Titicaca

High atop the Andes, between Bolivia and Peru,
sits the birthplace of the Incas, sacred Lake Titicaca.
A powerhouse of nature through and through,
it was...

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Categories: trout, beauty, mountains, nature, water,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member SOMETIMES
Sometimes I wish for a king's hearty dish
That I'd eat and could just eat no more.
But, a king's hearty dish is far less than a...

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Categories: trout, blessing, thanks,
Form: Rhyme
This Is No Picnic
This Is No Picnic
We packed up the grill and my uncle took us to the lake
I was hoping for a burger, maybe even a...

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Categories: trout, family, funnyfishing,
Form: Rhyme
A Renga for Poetry Soup:


Time and the river
Endless silver morning
Autumn leaves float by

Shimmering streaming mountains
Pines swaying in constant winds

Morning mirror
Another gray hair
Ah! the wind of...

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© Jim Wilson  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: trout, lifeold, winter, sound, autumn,
Form: Verse
I Soar
The good earth!...ahh! its beauty
sloping down to golden river’s bank,
where trout and dreamy summit play
their game, a contest of who looks
longest, passers by or the...

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Categories: trout, nature,
Form: Free verse
Wild Rugged Wuthering Moor
How I love the  Wuthering heights rugged landscape
Of the wild savage moor
As I stand upon a rocky outcrops
High on a windswept Tor.

Under the ...

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© Peter Dome  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: trout, adventure, beauty, creation, nature,
Form: Free verse
To Soar With the Eagle
I long to soar with the eagle 
To fly uninhibited about the earth
Looking down onto the mountains 
Admiring their rocky faces
To feel the clouds brush...

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Categories: trout, fantasy, imagination, natureme, sky,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Family on the Rocks
By Carolyn Devonshire
casting my line from a rock jetty
sad, high-pitch cry I hear
glance around, see no one
cast again but the cry echoes
as if reverberating...

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Categories: trout, animals, inspirational, cat, cry,
Form: Free verse
Yesterday's Music
Yesterday’s Music

The music of a burbling rill
Close by a dry stone wall,
And on the air, so calm and still
A blackbird's fluting call

Green finches in the...

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Categories: trout, nature
Form: Rhyme
Painted Mountain
Mountain of a thousand colors
clothed in Autumns dress
kiss the earth 'O' Wondrous mother
painted world - flora's caress

Trembling giants bathe in light
quaking Aspens touch the sky

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Categories: trout, beauty, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Loch River Valley
Where the forest is still virgin and the lyrebirds often call,
the bronze-wing comes to drink, and the ferns are growing tall, 
there are deer prints...

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Categories: trout, nature, river,
Form: Rhyme