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Best Water Poems

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


Premium Member She touched the water
My muse
touched the waters
of a spring fed river
She had a special gift to deliver
Releasing the inspiration 
from deep within her
She said “ Drink please witness...

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Categories: water, muse,
Form: Free verse



Like A Girl
Like A Girl 

I play like a girl, I hit like a girl
You say I throw like a girl, 
And, when I run -- I...

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Categories: water, beautiful, girl, identity, rights, sexy, slam,
Form: Free verse
THE ROSE
~THE ROSE~

This is not a poem about a rose
Nor a poem, about diligence and beauty
Today, I sit and stare at the walls
Walls, that bare the...

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Categories: water, absence, allusion, death, depression, emo, feelings,
Form: Dramatic monologue
A Long Loud Sigh
genius?
sometimes you are in its minimal spotted light...sometimes!
other times you just know you've been touched and you freeze,
moved but frozen...like a stranger it moves in,...

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Categories: water, introspection, drug,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Poet Who Never Was
I thought I was a poet who had a pen of gold
With clear access to writing that was mature and bold.
I thought I could go...

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Categories: water, emotions, poetry,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Wind From The Sea



Inspired by Andrew Wyeth Watercolor Painting -- Wind From the Sea, 1947




Standing in the old house
A strange mixture of feelings erupt within me
My roommates Depression,...

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Categories: water, conflict, depression, forgiveness, hope, love,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Broken
~Suicidal Night~

I sit alone in the dark
In the dark I sit alone
Nobody sees me
I see nobody

Flowers, above
My eyes have darkened to a color never seen...

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Categories: water, absence, death, emo, emotions, sorrow,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member It Matters Not

It hovers here, a moon opaque,
obscuring mountain trails I take.
No other living things appear.
A moon opaque. . . It hovers here.

I follow on along a...

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Categories: water, dark, lost love,
Form: Quatrain
The Daughter Of The North Wind Sings In Soprano

In riming realms of crystal contemplation -
frozen water-vapor meditations
and chilled flutes filled with zodiacal light musings 
of ancient cosmic dust 
dancing in the arms of...

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Categories: water, passion, snow, winter, woman,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Will You Tie My Shoes When I Grow Old
You were beautiful, 
my tiny child, 
wrapped tightly in my arms, 
close to my heart.
I listened to you breathing.
I counted your fingers
and your toes.
Helpless, 
you...

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Categories: water, caregiving, childhood, daughter, growing up, life,
Form: Narrative
Umbrella
*I Will Cry*

If this world really mattered,
Why does it bleed?

I could tell you how much I love you,
But, that will never heal the pain.
I am...

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Categories: water, beautiful, cry, rain,
Form: Dramatic monologue
No Reservation
You Are Not Invited

--Latching onto my soul without an invitation--
Elements around my shore expose more than air
--Playing with fire is not a game you will...

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Categories: water, abuse, bullying, deep, evil, how i
Form: Dramatic Verse
For One Pass Of Your Breath

you write your words and they make me cry
you write those word and you know i die
but i've died so often now

i held you in...

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Categories: water, lost love, love, love hurts,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I See You Says The Moon


They'll have you believe she was lost to the sea,
But the moon would beg to differ.

She was always lost,
Always looking for which way to go.
Or...

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Categories: water, moon, sea, suicide,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member With Love for You
Sun flow progressed from east to west,
   with rays of light, the day is blessed.
        ...

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Categories: water, love, nature, romantic,
Form: Rhyme
Ice Cream
''Like Ice Cream''

Having ice cream with you, 
Brightens the entire portrait in my youth.
Like catnip for a cat 
-- the     Reese's...

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Categories: water, boyfriend, fun, happiness, i love you,
Form: Free verse
Where The White Rose Blooms
The single white rose captured the old gardener's attention,
He lovingly cared for it, like it was his own grand-daughter,
The roses were just like family and...

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Categories: water, death, funeral, garden, heaven, november, rose,
Form: Quatrain
A Small Bouquet Of My Word Groupings

you were an infant
i would sing a song i created for you

'there's a baby in my arms
there's a baby in the mirror
but honey 
there's not...

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Categories: water, appreciation, celebration, childhood, daughter, encouraging, faith,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Narcissus meets his Nemesis - A Collab with Victor Buhagiar
POTW 15 July 2018       

              Reverberations...

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Categories: water, desire, mythology, vanity,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Crying River
Crying River (The Untold Ballad) 

Undercover waters of rain dash
Cold children, no smiling splash
Tragic sobs, epic force of the mountain rain
Beautiful as it may seem...

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Categories: water, beautiful, cry, deep, freedom, river, snow,
Form: Ballad
The Age of Poet Destroyer
A diamond in the Frost ... I am Emily, gazing through the years, 
Like Poe from rancid taste and dark smoke shadows
Florescent waste escaping a...

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Categories: water, community, pride, princess, strength, symbolism, visionary,
Form: Epic
Premium Member All I Am
Long slender tendril of mist in the morning
snakes slowly across the cool water, wandering,
endlessly,
searching, moving slowly, seemingly without purpose,
without direction, without destination.
It fades like a...

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Categories: water, longing,
Form: Free verse
I Think Of You - After The Fall - 5
I could have cried like a bride at a funeral
Bled out, dry. I could have but I was already
dehydrated...I

i think of you

I wish someone could...

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Categories: water, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tears on her pillow - continued from A girl named Sue

Tears for a Mother
Fears for a Father gone
Fate deals an unfair hand
The door to youthful joy closing
on adolescent shoulders imposing
grown up responsibilities instead

Eyes sadly deprived...

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Categories: water, fate, first love, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Poem Garden
I have a little garden
growing on a page.
No mint, I beg your pardon.
I hope that there is sage.

It’s ideas I plant there
to see what they...

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© P.S. AWTRY  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: water, garden, metaphor, poems, poetry,
Form: Rhyme