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Carp Poems | Examples of Carp Poetry

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

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List of Carp Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Morning Perambulations of a Carp Maurice Rigoler Light Verse carp, analogy, imagery,
Premium Member Poem Wear Your Courage As A Glove, Never Fear To Speak Robert Lindley Carpe Diem carp, confidence, encouraging, faith, happiness,
Premium Member Poem Bruce Stephe Watson Free verse carp, philosophy,
Respecting animal species fauxcroft wade Free verse carp, beautiful, flower, insect, inspiration,
A Proud Woman Mario Vitale Free verse carp, art,
What'll we Drink Now Lindsay Laurie Rhyme carp, humorous,
Premium Member Poem TOXIC Leon Enriquez Quatrain carp, allegory,
Premium Member Poem haikai - ANOTHER DAY IN MY GARDEN Mick Talbot Haiku carp, nature,
Premium Member Poem Hurtin' Jim Edward Ibeh Limerick carp, fishing, humor,
Premium Member Poem A half hour garden safari recorded in haiku Mick Talbot Haiku carp, nature,

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haibun
by Mick Talbot
AT ONE WITH NATURE

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The sun shines, brightly lights my day. My garden verdant many hues of green. Greater speedwell, resilient, blooms no matter the season....

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Haibun | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: carp, garden, nature,

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04-22-18 - A haiku ANTHOLOGY
by Mick Talbot
 mallards... a pair
koi carp can't compete... duck feet
strang orange shapes
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sunshine... summertime
fickle spring... climate changing
muted cuckoos
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Jenny wren... begging
let summer have its way
seasons confound spring
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first orange...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: carp, nature,

Attilas Axe
by Donna Ahsinger
Attila's axe quick and witty.
Wallering away in self-pitty.

Double edge bladed words,
characteristic of a domestic carp.

I take what you say in stride,
think and analyze.

Calling me ugly...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: carp, character, emotions, how i

Killifish
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
I've got a dish of killifish
I wish to eat that silly fish
Baked, or fried in peanut oil
Roasted, dried, or let to boil.

Make me a star-gazy...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: carp, animal, fish, fishing, food,

The girl and the Fish
by Bev Stewart
The girl kneels on the concrete slabs.
Dipping her hand into the water-
She spooks the carp within.
Laughing, she drops in tiny crumbs of bread,
That float around...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: carp, animal, childhood,

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A Test of Alliterative Conscience
by Gershon Wolf
My conscience came to a clearing,
Freed from clamorous cacophony
Of criers, critics, and claimants
  That commonly carp at me.

Calm, cool contemplation
Called out its care and...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: carp, destiny, fate, motivation, psychological,

the polar bear
by cheyanne lewis
The white beast of the arctic circle
Stomping on the iridescent ice
Traveling far and wide across Alaska
Hunting for its next carnivore’s meal 

He likes the ocean...

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

a barren soul
by Lu Loo
he carried a barren and naked soul,
                 stoic and...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: carp, angst, music,

Love Went Back To Wallingford Bridge
by Jonathan French

Love went back to Wallingford bridge;
rowed a skiff upon a dreamer's dream,
upstream, to drowsy Day's Lock.
Like small boys fishing,
drawn by the hungry thought
of a mother's...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: carp, love, nostalgia,

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Rainbow Clouds of Pain
by James Edward Lee Sr.
I came through the birth canal
Fluids surrounds me
I pass the window of uncertainty
Covered with drops of pain
Once we stop, the rain drops
My mother begins to...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: carp, abortion, adventure, anxiety, birth,

OOniversal OO
by Taoi Chanan
OOOniversal oo

Frightened tepid antisocial ant was football training avidly but failing to attend a fragrant tailor army. Oh dear. That was sure to be put...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: carp, absence, adventure, angst, anti

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Flying Fish
by Jack Ellison


A species of fish can actually jump into your boat
Asian Carp they're called, six feet in the air they can float
Up to 100 pounds
Can bust...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: carp, fish,

I am lost
by Chris Green

I am lost...

I am lost…
wandering aimlessly
among towering pines,
sweeping branches
of shaded bliss
leaving pine cone markers
along a soft needled path

The breeze is cool,
fragrant wisps through
clinging vines braided
in...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: carp, beauty, nature,

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City of Lakes
by James Marshall Goff
...early Spring walk around 3.2mi. Lake Calhoun...so named after controversial industrialist sotten with checkered past...movement underway to return name to Native American Dakota "Bde Maka...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: carp, happiness,

Token Monarchy
by Michael Coy
There is an hour 
which interferes with work - 
"our hour". 
We use it, or are used by it, 
to bound round supermarket chains 
or...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: carp, work,

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High Noon at Karnak
by Debbie Guzzi
Tex’s shadow defines him—cut-out 
from the heat haze of Karnak’s quartz, 
a scintillating contrast to Egypt’s questing sun.
He slouches among the other black castings of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: carp, history,

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Harp and Sharp
by James Horn
Harp and Sharp

This on I surely do have to harp
With me should stop being sharp
Be more patient and understanding
Less drawn out and also demanding
This more...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: carp, angst,

Without a coming spring
by Chris Green
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I thought I found my forever,
just a few words walking the path
I have traveled by myself,
watching trees grow and weeds fill
as squirrels frolicked from branch...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: carp, lost love,

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my take on the bible
by catherine labeau

the gods are crying they tell you from the clouds
the thunder of sins created to flood your house 
if only you closed your window from...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: carp, bible,

constellation of cattle
by Taoi Chanan
How many pieces? They disappeared. Where have they gone? Nobody knows. Wisdom isn't in a glorified turning pin. And nonetheless many hands many ingredients long...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: carp, arabic,