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Canoe Poems | Examples of Canoe Poetry

Canoe Poems. Below are examples of poems about canoe. This list of poetry about canoe is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of canoe poetry. This list of works about canoe is a great resource for examples of canoe poems and show how to write poems about canoe. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Canoe Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Where the sea meets the sky Wayne Mac Rhyme canoe, dark, humor,
Premium Member Poem A COMPELLING MYSTERY Line Gauthier Free verse canoe, emotions, introspection, life, mystery,
Premium Member Poem Palindromes Seasons Heidi Sands Rhyme canoe, seasons,
Chose The Strenuous Life David Welch Rhyme canoe, growth, how i feel,
Premium Member Poem BURSTING Line Gauthier Haiku canoe, adventure, red, sports, spring,
Premium Member Poem Seas the Booty taai tekai Shape canoe, angst,
Premium Member Poem SUMMER RISPETTO Line Gauthier Rispetto canoe, mountains, nature, spiritual, surreal,
Favorite Lifestyle Gwen Schuetz Free verse canoe, appreciation, blessing, boyfriend, god,
Premium Member Poem SUMMER FUN Line Gauthier Free verse canoe, appreciation, freedom, fun, happiness,
Cottage Days Gwen Schuetz Free verse canoe, appreciation, beautiful, blessing, friend,

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Dragonfly Afloat On The Lake
by Dennis Spilchuk
Dragonfly Afloat On The Lake

A dragonfly afloat on the lake,
Desperately flaps to keep from drowning,
With life in the balance its senses spring,
And boards the paddle...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: canoe, flying, insect, nature, perspective,

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The Castle On White Otter Lake
by Dennis Spilchuk
The Castle On White Otter Lake

That rustic, old log castle 
Stands facing the lake.
Built by hand, by one man
To acknowledge his presence,
In a changing world...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: canoe, endurance, nature, tribute,

Paddle Your Own Canoe
by Bernard F. Asuncion
P-addle your own canoe, 
A-ugust nineteenth Saturday; 
U-se your independence, 
L-et your weakness fade away. 

A-s you paddle your own canoe, 
S-how the world that...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: canoe, birthday,

Withering Flower
by Martins Deep
Like Lucifer your leaves fall.
 Your petals fade.
 Your roots fail
 to ponder
 The path of the deep.
 That season is upon you
 That devours...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: canoe, beauty, inspirational, life, pain,

Suessical Gibberish
by roger turner
If a fish
Could make a wish
for what would
this fish wish ?
a wishing fish
you say, tosh tish
but if you were
a wishing fish
would you wish for
a new...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: canoe, child, cute, fish, funny,

I Must Not Taste Your Tears
by Martins Deep
I know the bitterness
Of your soul,
I must not taste your tears-
To know.

It is clear in your weary-
Beautiful eyes,
And more scary-
To me you become when you...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: canoe, cry, depression, girl, grief,

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Marie Celeste
by Kevin Shaw
Marie Celeste

There once was a Man of Mystery,
Who survived an event in History.
Escaped the Marie Celeste,
In a Canoe, heading West.

As for the rest, it’s still...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: canoe, fun, history, mystery, nonsense,

Love Never Dies
by Joe DiMino
Should I write again of love?
Surely, by now, the moon
has had her full; and those
luxury cruses best put off,
taxes long overdue; besides,
those who love well
love...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: canoe, analogy, desire, love, philosophy,

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WATERLILY ALLEY
by Line Gauthier


Gliding through mini luscious everglades
Waterlily pads ahead, to the right
Then to the left, careful not to disturb
Swooshing gently through calm serene stillness
Stealthily paddling a ten-foot...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: canoe, fantasy, imagination, river,

Walrus
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
I'll be kissing you
In our canoodlers' canoe
Paddlin' 'round the walrus tank
At the Tacoma Zoo....

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: canoe, animal, boat, fun, kiss,

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whodathunk
by taai tekai
Paddling off into the sunset,
canoe warmed in sky’s ember glow,
a fishing spot, my mind’s main fret…
Anchored at last, my lines did throw ~

Night fell as...

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Hybronnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: canoe, adventure,

THOUGHTS OF A JAMAICAN CHRISTMAS
by Winsome Miller-Rowe
THOUGHTS OF A JAMAICAN CHRISTMAS

I remember Christmas of yesteryear
Of John Canoe dancing with fife and drum
Horsehead would approach, it was scary but fun
And Scrippy scrappy...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: canoe, celebration, christmas, family, feelings,

Time of white water
by Alex Klugman
 The dusk to come. And on water - white light,
 The canoe is sliding. And was dressed July,
 Into whisper of the sand. And...

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

RIVER DREAMS
by river dreams
SECRETS IN MY PAST
LONG OVER ME, OUTLAST
TRUE I GIVE WITHOUT TAKING
TAKING FROM ANYONE SHAKING
FROM THE EARTHQUAKE 
LIFE'S LIES I FORSAKE
TO IGNORE BLISS
BECOMING MERE MIST
MAGIC TRICKS...

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

Never That Far Apart
by Hannah Rothen
You were my everything
Why did you leave me
To you I’ll forever cling
From my love you’ll never be free

It all started on the beach
The first place...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: canoe, loss, love,

Boundary Waters
by Douglas Brown
Boundary Waters
26 September 2017
The Boundary Waters  are a region of wilderness straddling the Canada–United States border between Ontario and Minnesota, in the region just...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: canoe, death, travel,

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A Heart Made Hatchet -2
by Justin Bordner
Hannah, I haven't seen or heard you cry
not in the gray of winter day
or in the cold silence of our prisoner nights,
the others can hardly...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: canoe, america,

Tilt A World
by Raven Tones
Rock the boat, tilt the world, 

Break my heart, tear my souls, 

Steal my hope, ruin my dreams, 

Give me love, show me life, 

Lead...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: canoe, absence, depression, lost love,

ETHIOPE RIVERSIDE
by OHWOJEVWE ESE GANIYU
“ETHIOPE RIVERSIDE”
[BY OHWOJEVWE ESE GANIYU]

How come
We once paddled our canoe
Along river Ethiope
And nobody saw us
Come and go
Till tides come
When sweet memories
Of Ethiope riverside
We cannot remember...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: canoe, africa, appreciation, beauty, nature,

Pacing
by Tricia Lucas-Clarke
It took fifty-seven paces to the end of the track
But for some strange reason, only fifty-six back.
I tried it again, for something to do
While constantly...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: canoe, car, travel, vacation,