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Best Vacation Poems

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

Premium Member Vacation Time

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Categories: beach, summer, vacation,
Form: List

Premium Member Island Spirit
Palm trees are swaying island style
Within the gentle trade wind's flow,
As Egrets glide on salty air—
Then land where verdant grasses grow.

Breathe in sweet scents of...

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Categories: vacation, adventure, beauty, nature, ocean,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Floccinaucinihilipilification And Very Little Bread
Floccinaucinihilipilification And Very Little Bread
       ( First of Three Poem Trilogy )


I've no problem with bardolatry fans
their barmecide and...

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Categories: vacation, appreciation, art, character, meaningful, poets, slam,
Form: Rhyme
hahahahaha i have no idea what to title this
help mrs. muse is gone and my mind is shooting blanks 
my friend called inspiration is trying to walk the plank 

motivation just married mr...

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Categories: vacation, introspection, friend, friend, high school,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Mr. Truly Amazing
Sixteen years old and in a world of her own
Confined to life lived in a wheelchair
Ever since birth, doctors don’t know what went wrong
But, it...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: vacation, animals, inspirationalfamily, family, horse,
Form: Rhyme

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: vacation, childhood,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Florida Keys Please
No litter, no rules, no society scent,
just peninsula pure soul content, ideally lent.
Awed and wowed with arms stretched wide,
I stand on Key’s narrow road, on...

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Categories: vacation, appreciation, beauty, ocean, sea, senses, summer,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Maria Down Under
There’s endless miles of golden sandy beaches
Sparkling aqua waters as far as the eye can see
Gods and Goddesses frolic au naturel down under
Here’s where Heaven...

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Categories: beach, lust, satire, vacation,
Form: Rhyme
Genie in a Gin Bottle
Her lips caress another cigarette
A fading belle looking for love
The smoke veils a creature of habit
Chasing a young girls dream

But this Genie found the palace...

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Categories: vacation, love, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Hardest Thing I've Ever Had To Do
The hardest thing I’ve ever had to do,
Was to say I’m through with you.

Well, of course, 
It was pretty hard when you refused to go...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: vacation, lost love, me, me, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Wish for Acceptance
My greatest wish is for humanity
Treating each other with civility
Regardless of each one’s ethnicity
All men should be treated with dignity
For when I hear of...

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Categories: vacation, socialprayer, , memorial,
Form: Rhyme
Ice Cube Pie
I always wanted two slices of ice cube pie
“You only get one”, was the standard reply.
I don’t know why I did
But since I was a...

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Categories: vacation, business, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Summer Camp Souvenirs
When I got home from camp today,
My parents almost died.
They asked me how I got this way,
And here's what I replied:

"This little cast from heel...

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Categories: childhood, humorous, parents, vacation, youth,
Form: Light Verse
A Ray Of Sun On A Rainy Day
i stood looking outside
listening to the rain 
with its long slender fingers
tap a tune against my window

squeegees in hand
i could see 
the troops of drops
clean the air

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Categories: vacation, rain,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Welcome Dear Carolyn
Welcome , Dear Carolyn, we finally meet,

  Please come in , won't you have a seat.

Let's sit on the deck and we'll watch the...

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Categories: vacation, friendship
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Discomfort Notwithstanding
hanging in the air
humidity’s heaviness . . .
the river’s slow crawl

On the Mississippi lies the beautiful little city where I once lived. How many times...

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Categories: vacation, life,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member My Handicap Beach
My Handicap Beach

As I lay here and look out the window from our hotel at the absolutely amazing view..
It makes me wonder how something so...

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Categories: vacation, blessing, emotions, how i feel, inspiration,
Form: ABC
Pearls Beneath the Harbor
Our bank accounts nearly emptied so we could afford a vacation; two young working girls who'd never been far from home. We were looking forward...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: vacation, people, places, world war ii,
Form: Haibun
The Painted Blue Rose
Blue was his wife's favorite color
So he bought her a painted blue rose
She said she'd never seen anything like it
So she carries it where ever...

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© Larry Belt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: vacation, sadwife, rose, blue, rose,
Form: Rhyme
A Venetian Honeymoon

A gondola floats o’er romantic tides
as you and I caress Venetian skies
laced deftly in exalted stars applied 
by brushes dipped in hues of lover’s eyes....

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Categories: marriage, romance, travel, vacation,
Form: Sonnet
Bones Lament - Collaboration with Darren White
The drip is connected to my right arm
It works, as they say, just like a charm
I'm delirious with joy, must be morphine
Here comes the best...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: vacation, fun, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My favorite mistake
Not complaining, choosing  to flow with the breeze
Not complaining, finding true thanks on my knees
Not complaining, no one promised me easy
Not complaining, grooving on...

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Categories: vacation, addiction, angst, girlfriend, goodbye,
Form: Lyric
Name Game
The Name Game

Understanding human nature can be very complex indeed
Especially when there are people whose names are hard to read
Let me give you some examples...

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Categories: vacation, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Special Occasion
I want to be 
your special occasion 
To see you smile 
like you’re on vacation 
That in a cool sorta way 
I’m your happy activation


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Categories: vacation, beautiful,
Form: Rhyme
 Nobodys home so dont knock apon the
No need to empty the trash  or sweep 
the floor.

To many bottles of booze mixed with
Notes left...

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Categories: vacation, angst, death, introspection
Form: I do not know?