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Boat Poems | Examples of Boat Poetry

Boat Poems. Below are examples of poems about boats. This list of boat poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of boat poetry. This list of works about boat is an excellent resource for examples on how to write boat poems.

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List of Boat Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Life's Tempests Greg Gaul Couplet boat, evil, innocence, ocean,
Folding Ingrid Showalter Swift Free verse absence, boat, loss,
The Paint Movers jane Gomm Free verse boat, space,
Tamarindo jagdish bajantri Narrative 8th grade, boat,
Premium Member Poem The Marina craig cornish Free verse boat,
Rise deepak srivastava Couplet boat, age, angel, art, beauty,
Premium Member Poem SHIMMERING CLOUDS Kim Rodrigues Haiku boat, day,
The Sailboat Race Darlene De Beaulieu Sonnet boat, race,
cyclone sega-nine Allan Terry Acrostic america, analogy, boat, clothes,
the Talus Commutatate Allan Terry Ballad beauty, blessing, boat, break

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The Harmony of Dusk
by Victor Buhagiar
The mellow western sky darkened, 
The sea was calm that night,
Yachts tacking across the bay
Towards their appointed piers.
Luminous moon rays shimmer 
Over wavelets that bathe
The...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: boat, love, sea,

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Towards Autumn and Winter
by Victor Buhagiar
Dusk fell slowly as the sun set,
No rain along the river course.
The wan moon rose with no regret,
The currents flowed without great force.

High whitish clouds...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: boat, river,

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Mariner Girl
by Nina Parmenter
Take me away, said the mariner girl,
From the islands of ought-to which circle the sea,
Let me be lady and lord of my world,
And let all...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: adventure, boat, dream, freedom,

Sailor's Prayer
by Chase Craft
For twenty long days, 
our ship sailed the waves.
I'm trying to get home to you. 

There's no ending in sight, 
we can't see the light....

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Tristich | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: boat, longing, love, sea,

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Captain Courageous
by Carol Connell
Savior, when the waves of life begin to overwhelm,
my vessel will remain secure if I put You at the helm.

8/24/18

"From the end of the earth...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: boat, god, life, peace,

THAT'S MY JAM
by Allan Terry
THAT'S MY JAM !
THAT'S MY JAM !
MY GROOVE!
MY SONG !
YA'LL DON'T KNOW THAT ONE !
THAT'S MY JAM !
"YEAH GIRL"
THAT'S MY GROOVE
MY JAM
MY SONG!
SNAPPIN HER FINGER'S
SHE...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: boat, character, culture, film,

The book about different thangs
by Allan Terry
they thought they were doing a simple task
but failed to realize that all things done
never simple or like they seem. Would
you care to take apart...

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Dodoitsu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beautiful, boat, endurance, england,

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Taking the Boat
by ilene bauer
A brand-new ferry leaves its dock
One block from where I live.
It feels like it’s a present
That the city chose to give.

For I can ride downtown...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: boat,

Lolli Dolli
by Jimmi Canada
Display
Crave
CARRAAAAAAAAAAAANK
Demaize

Dice
Spiszc
Cries
Collides

Finds
Focused
Pines
Complies
A-mind
A-size!

Rice
Rotate
Be a tie

Locate
Advise
Add tries...

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Carpe Diem | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: boat, 5th grade, 6th grade,

An ode to spelling hummus
by Tersab Jibs
My dear Chick pea
I am all at sea
Like the Owl and the Catty Puss

I am taking my bikini
and a tablespoon of tahini
and contemplating all the...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: boat, food, fun, humor,

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FISHING IN AQUA MIRY LAKE WATERS
by James Edward Lee Sr.
aqua miry-view
on a sail boat fishing
catfish, crappies swim

8/13/18
©2018

For Water Themed Haiku Poem Poetry Contest
Sponsored by: Tania Kitchin |
...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, boat, devotion, water,

Cave of wonder
by fauxcroft wade
I set sail in a boat

And rowed into a cave

I needed to find myself a getaway

A place of solitude where I can still my mind

Away...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: boat, ocean, universe, uplifting,

Raft
by Ally Marcella
We pushed the handmade raft into the river
I stood up, dropped the oar into the water
And floated lazily down the current, to deliver
Ourselves to the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, boat,

the aquanaut
by jan hansen
The Aquanaut

The ship sank two survivors on a raft
the Japanese and me.
On the first two days, sharks circled the raft
but they lost interest and disappeared
The...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beach, blue, boat, fantasy,

Old Tedd
by Delphon Curtis Jr.
Old Tedd

There once was a man called Old Tedd
They all thought that Old Tedd dead
But what they didn’t know
That Old Tedd wouldn’t show
He’d sail on...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: age, art, blue, boat,

Robinson Crusoe
by Dia zafar
Blue sea blue sky 
That was my destination
Having encounter with blue whale 
That was my destination 
Inhaling blue water, finding blue pearl 
That was my...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: 5th grade, blue, boat,

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The Seafarer
by Valerie Staton
Seafarer sat by the turbulent sea
Watching the offing and watching the waves;
Smiling with small teeth, the color of tea
Recalling journeys and the friends he’d made;

Photographs...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: boat, friend, sea, water,

the people of Utopia
by jan hansen
People of Utopia

 In the deepest less open forest of Congo
a tribe live in idyllic greenness the have cattle but rarely
eat meat their diet is...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: atheist, blessing, blue, boat,

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UndefeaTed, A Boxing Lesson
by Stephe Watson
UndefeaTed.  A Boxing Lesson.

A friend, off the Vineyard,
wrighted a ship.
And, perhaps himself,
and certainly the worlds ‘round him.
His words were fashioned, shipshape and watertight
as were...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: boat, cancer, inspirational, integrity,

The Sailor
by Piercing Words
I'm Sailing on life with my little boat,
Dodging Whales and sharks
To being captured by mermaids ,
Its a tragedy how my boat sank
But I had a...

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List | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: blue, boat, dream,