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Crew Poems

Crew Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of crew poetry to share and read. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for crew.

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Premium Member Oliver, a Boy
When I was young my mother's hand
Led me through a joyful land
Where neither war nor hate exist
Nor something more I must resist 

Where nothing but the night is black
And black is never dark for lack
Of something bright or greater light
But...Read More
Categories: crew, england, fantasy, innocence,
Form: Epic

Premium Member Chitty Chitty Bang Bangs and the Flying Car
They are on the final stage 
Of being in their Nascar cage 
Soon they will leave the Daytona sun 
And under the lights this car racing contest will be done 

After putting up with the rain 
It is time to...Read More
Categories: crew, candy, car, night, race, scary, slam, star,
Form: Rhyme Royal
Premium Member Meanwhile back at the ranch
Visibility's dropped to near-zero
   Thermometer's plummeting too
Ocean tempest tossing and turning
   Spraying the nerves of the crew

Deck swabbed by torrential rain
   Passengers hunkered down below
Afternoon's slipped into deep shadows
   Danger's pulse glowers...Read More
Categories: crew, joy, ocean, storm,
Form: Rhyme
Jonah A Whale Of A Tale

I want to tell you a whale of a tale 
'Bout Jonah, a prophet of God
Who jumped on a boat and then set sail
Away from the path he had trod

It seems God had a task...Read More
Categories: crew, anger, boat, fish, god, heart, sea, storm,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Moby Dick: Retribution, Be It Man Or Beast

Moby Dick, a novel by Herman Melville, published in London in October 1851 as The Whale and a month later in New York City as Moby-Dick; or, The Whale. It is dedicated to Nathaniel Hawthorne. Moby Dick is generally regarded...Read More
Categories: crew, angst, character, conflict, muse,
Form: Dramatic Verse

bits of bone
bits of bone
bones lying there together/bleached by the salt water/all flesh has gone south/fish grew fat on seven aircrew/discarded pieces of skeleton/don’t you know they made up aircrew/who flew their manchester bomber/far into germany bombing them in war

F*cking Upside Down...Read More
Categories: crew, death, flying, history, military,
Form: Blank verse
In spite of the choice that I made to be wed
The call of the sea was the voice in my head
The wreck of a ship that I bought on a dare
Was ripe for a trip with a little repair

I gathered...Read More
Categories: crew, conflict, fishing, humor, ocean, scary, voyage, war,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Poetry Soup Ponderings
Popped in again here at the Soup
I'd spent too long out of the loop
I skimmed the blogs to find the scoop
of what's been dished among this troupe

Checked in to see a friend or two
Read lovely rhymes, on list of "new"
My...Read More
Categories: crew, community, encouraging,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Aye Aye, Said The Captain
Aye, aye! Said the Captain, who spoke on his date, 
He spoke on his date to his very first mate, 
His very first mate, the lady Miss Tate, 
The very first lady to say he was great! 

Yes, yes, my...Read More
Categories: crew, fantasy, humor, light, nonsense, ocean, silly, word
Form: Light Verse
Under a large ominous moon
Under a large ominous moon
A deadly storm begins to grow
The clouds show signs of a typhoon
Now the freebooters wildly row

As large waves smash into the ship
Under a large ominous moon
They fear that the galley may flip
Praying the storms end will...Read More
Categories: crew, fear, sea, storm, water,
Form: Quatern
Dora, the inter-galatic explorer
Dora the Intergalactic explorer

Dora the intergalactic explorer
Is traveling to the strangest planet
of all the known worlds

she is traveling incognito
with a video crew
making a documentary

the planet earth
is known as a planet
of intelligent monkeys

not much is known 
about them
as very few 
have...Read More
Categories: crew, adventure, allegory, science fiction, travel,
Form: Ballad
Heaven Will Glow
Oh how my spirit is groaning
And the tension round about me is mounting
It is the feelings that you get when you
Passion is running high and 
you want to leap and touch the sky
I want to reach out and touch someone
But...Read More
Categories: crew, community, confidence, confusion, courage, endurance, goodbye, love,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member THE DOVE
Dedicated to Robert Lindley. Warning this tale is dark.


A bloody stain upon the sheets, how cruel!
Soulless weight of the wretched beast who’d rule.
With his bare paws and downward thrust he’d crush,
Rake over the virgin, ignore her blush.

Her pasty-skin, red...Read More
Categories: crew, abuse, dark,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Tree Top Dancers
Tree Top Dancers
and Circus Clowns

The neighbors moved away. 
They said nothing to anyone, 
they just left. 
New people took the home. 
There was a big truck. 
It was full of boxes, 
and a TV. 

It was jam-packed with animals...
and cages...Read More
Categories: crew, death of a friend, mystery, nostalgia, perspective,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Tangible 1

We patronize those ships
that traverse these oceans,
for they sustain a set schedule
and not as spontaneous as others. 
Their fixation of the seas proves their 
genuineness and the portal to our harbor, 
is easy to navigate. That revelation fixed the
mood for...Read More
Categories: crew, boat, ocean, sea,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member To Count Quantum Sheep
       Foggily out of cryostasis, I come ...

A slow, painful waking to a vessel that's shaking
         from the stress of its increasing mass,
And at once I'm...Read More
Categories: crew, adventure, fantasy, science, science fiction,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member According to Gump

Ken Mattingly is mad
about being cut from the Apollo 13 crew -
now no one will see his zero-gravity backflip
until a later time, by then no one will care.
Tom Hank’s Luna capsule spins out of control;
ever since the Da Vinci Code
he...Read More
Categories: crew, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Tory Envy
I wish I was a Tory,
It would be another story,
So much simpler not to care
Or have to be aware
Of how other folks must strive
To make a crust to stay alive.
I could keep my privileged indifference
Surrounded by a picket fence
I wouldn't...Read More
Categories: crew, humorous, irony, political,
Form: Political Verse
Why spoiled misses princess
Why spoiled misses princess...
never wishes to awaken from pleasant snooze

Appellation (with trailing switchback
and/or additional colorful turns
of phrases) emphasizing assigned
nom de plume "princess goldilocks"
hardly flattering compliment

gently aforementioned sobriquet mocks,
jabs, and stings painful as botox
analogous when the Daily's
(mean neighbors on Lantern Lane
out...Read More
Categories: crew, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, anti
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Scarsdale Fair II
Come, my pretty, and comb your hair;
Fun is waiting at Scarsdale Fair!
Leave your seat upon the stair,
And sunny view at the window there.

Let's make the most of the golden days,
As we do of summer's lush bouquets,
And let not the heyday...Read More
Categories: crew, family, fun, games, happy, joy, nice, sunshine,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member May We Please Come In
Quartet of mice came to my front door
The general knocked, polite to the core.
May we please come in? He did implore.
They were apparently on a tour.

There is a problem I said to the four.
Is it just you or are there...Read More
Categories: crew, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th
Form: Monorhyme
Socked and winded unconscious checking account
Socked and winded unconscious checking account...
(alternatively named last poetic endeavor for 2019
issuing out cerebral petrified complex edifice fount
wobbling as hood winking ornament mount).

Speedily rushed to intensive care unit
courtesy Brinks armored  truck
Citizens Bank emergency crew
monied staff got no luck
after electronic...Read More
Categories: crew, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, anxiety,
Form: Free verse
Yesterday at a restaurant with family…during our talking, laughing…eating
one again I realized how every moment’s fleeting.

A story is told, we laugh but that story’s laughter does not last
because another story takes its place and it slips into the past.

So when...Read More
Categories: crew, memory,
Form: Verse
What's new with me Matthew
What's new with me...Matthew?

Well for starters Nationwide
road service emergency
one man cutting crew
with battery charger in tow knew
exactly why no juice (think electricity),
his hunch found trunk light kept lit,
an innocent looking (to me or you)
lady's handbag accouterment,

fifty shades of blue
stuck out...Read More
Categories: crew, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, adventure,
Form: Free verse
ACE Monster Within
Blackness occupied blackness.
Like it was the world.
Yet there was more.

A chink of light.
As bright as creation.
It grew till it had form.
A line that grew into a rectangle.
Bright as life.

Bigger and bigger till things could be seen.
Banished blackness.
Replaced by light.

The opening...Read More
Categories: crew, conflict, flying, history,
Form: Free verse