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Fish Poems | Examples of Fish Poetry

Fish Poems - Examples of all types of fish 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 fish.
Premium Member November Steelhead
With the weak November sun and high treed bank ...Read More
Categories: fish, fishing,
Form: Free verse



Fish Fest
Schools of fish in this lake seem to hold a fest Fishes of all sorts swim in an august zest Shining in spotted, striped, silver, and gold vest Schools of fish in this lake seem to hold...Read More
Categories: beauty, celebration, creation, fish,
Form: Triolet
Fish and chips
Crispy batter coating Tender piece of fish Chips in salt and vinegar Some mushy peas I wish I’m going to the chip shop It’s what we do today I’m hungry very hungry Soon pangs will be at bay Crispy crispy batter To...Read More
Categories: fish, food,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Way Out on the Lake
Walking way out on the lake atop a cement-block pier Waves lap at its sturdy girders fish swim up to the surface, so near Tiny specks below the horizon boats sail near a shore...Read More
Categories: fish, light, water, wind,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member For Him
Poem to be read with Picture Number 2 (boy on boat) For Him In the midst of a simpler time A boy and his...Read More
Categories: fish, appreciation, best friend, dad,
Form: Quatrain



Premium Member FISHING IS FUN
FISHING is FUN Me Jack thirteen years old Smart intelligent bold. Son of a fisherman Also my Dad's fan. Studying in eighth grade ...Read More
Categories: 8th grade, appreciation, fish,
Form: Rhyme
nautilus II
A chambered shell with each a secret Lies memory dwells spiraling down deep and only the Infinity knows what is kept in each a secret that lies dreaming kept in a chambers coil this heart...Read More
Categories: fish, allegory, allusion, analogy, art,
Form: Free verse
The Fish Worshipers
Swashing waves and swimming fish who don’t cry The sun shining her rays on the ocean A massive fish stared to the ocean’s sky ...Read More
Categories: analogy, animal, fish, ocean,
Form: Dizain
Passing through Ilwaco
Passing through Ilwaco, I was looking for a taco, I met a girl named Rita all the same. She took me down the coast, till I burnt her morning toast, she left me with a dollar and...Read More
Categories: beautiful, fish, fishing, happiness,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member An Emerald Pond
Coastline of the peat swamp is obscuring. In addition, the shadow of a lone angler. Water lilies turn purple as the sun is setting. Avoid being stung by sedge and strangler. I'm up to...Read More
Categories: analogy, anger, fish, fishing,
Form: Terzanelle
F I S H
The fish comes to the surface of water to observe the earth world of men... Sights what it sees, and feels the danger... For just a moment, it analyzes , observes...concludes it's not solid ground... So he dives back to its aquatic...Read More
Categories: adventure, allegory, allusion, fish,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The innocents
Fury of the sea Panic of the boat Cry of the fishermen Catastrophic Is it a revenge of the fish For the pollution of the sea Innocent were the fishermen Who were wrapped In the waves And disappeared from the sea Defendless...Read More
Categories: fish, innocence, pollution, sea,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member How He Slept through It
How He Slept through It You slept again: Since moments after supper, Passing into the lilting darkness of closed eyes, As if it were your head, Full and heavy from eating Instead of your stomach Pulling you down to dreams. You slept...Read More
Categories: day, dream, fish, home,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Fishy Affair
While in the market place I’ll know from a mile Where the assorted fish is sold, sliced or whole Tuna, sardine or trout, all frozen tucked in ice pile Fish smell drives away the essence from my soul. The...Read More
Categories: fish, food, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Turn a deaf ear
Turn a deaf ear to rumours Turn a stonely heart to fallacies Turn a blind eye to briberies And life will be as happy as A fish swimming in a clear pool With soft sunlight And some shady sea weeds...Read More
Categories: fish, freedom, happy, life,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Fish Poems

Definition | What is Fish in Poetry?