Get Your Premium Membership

Boat Poems | Examples of Boat Poetry

Boat Poems - Examples of all types of boat poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for boat.
Sing Your Song of Joy ...Read More
Categories: boat, fantasy, how i
Form: Quatrain

Two Boats
A yacht named Archimedes passed Behind the local ferry, Both likely headed to complete Today’s itinerary. I know just where the ferry goes And what it’s like to ride it. As for the yacht, I’d love to see Exactly what’s inside it. My...Read More
Categories: boat,
Form: Rhyme
ICEBERG Iceberg in the ocean Implicit danger then In transit to New York Injury to the hull Impossible to float Into the depths she sank ...Read More
Categories: boat,
Form: Pleiades
Premium Member 6 Lines
6 Lines Shored-up wooden boats standing in the mud, braced by boards to stand erect, We vigilant men past sixty, retain our dignity, and point to heaven, with masts securely fixed to the deck. Like...Read More
Categories: boat, farewell,
Form: Rhyme
The British Seashore
On the cliff at the Worm’s Head High above the horns of the bay I see the surfers ride great waves With horses’ manes That ever fail, but never end In the strong Atlantic surge In the estuary at Dartmouth Where...Read More
Categories: beach, boat, environment, nostalgia,
Form: Verse

Wish and Ships
He likes to wait until his lingering end, sitting on the beach with fish and chips. Often wonders what life is about. Why is that boat there, that ship farther out, and yet another? Will they still be there...Read More
Categories: boat, cheer up, fish,
Form: Free verse
Queen Mary
I travel beyond the depth of time trying to figure out what is mine. I float on the surface of the sea with the sun spilling its radiant energy all over me. I drift for...Read More
Categories: beauty, blue, boat, business,
Form: Narrative
love and horror
Horror and love He rented a room in Puerto Lemon to make love to a woman beautiful, but since both of them came from one of those hideous little towns along the coast of Norway they had...Read More
Categories: absence, anti bullying, boat,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member On waves of midnight blue -
On waves of midnight blue – We shoved off in the boat – It mattered not where to – Anywhere at a casual knot. We entered a world of darkness None...Read More
Categories: blue, boat, kiss, love,
Form: Rhyme
Refloating of The Mangana
Its rusted iron ribs hint a once proud shape that now rings a hollow gut filled and flushed by tides for the last ninety years. Built in Glasgow, this beached wreck dissolves slowly in Port Adelaide mud. My mind builds a...Read More
Categories: boat, creation, imagination, sea,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Bad Buys and Goodbyes
Old Barnacle Bob just bought a boat The barnacled boat just didn't float His wife preferred he bought her a coat I'm leaving you Bob was all she wrote...Read More
Categories: boat,
Form: Rhyme
I'll keep it with the hi and bye and silly little text message memes the things you think are cute but have no value to me since substance ain't your thing then I'll continue...Read More
Categories: boat, cat, day, dog,
Form: Free verse
ABANDONED Standing here by the empty dock Cruise ship sailed, maybe an hour ago I readily admit that I was a little late But I somehow knew it wouldn’t wait The correct berth the cab didn’t know And without my...Read More
Categories: adventure, boat,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member End of Voyage Tableau
Two mighty boats beached End of voyage reached Captains’ judgement call Rust consumes them all Run aground and caught Well-laid plans for naught #1...Read More
Categories: beach, boat, confusion, loss,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Abandoned Tableau
Abandoned at sea, dismantled, wasted- carcasses of ships join the huge graveyard on Shipwreck Beach shore- battling waves no more. ...Read More
Categories: boat, death,
Form: Verse

Specific Types of Boat Poems

Definition | What is Boat in Poetry?