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Fish Poems | Examples of Fish Poetry

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

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List of Fish Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Winter haiku 1-2-3 or 3-2-1 Eve Roper Haiku animal, fish, winter,
THE OLD FISHERMEN BY THE SEA Jim Yerman Verse fish, fishing,
Premium Member Poem Six-Word Couplet Series Jo Daniel Couplet bible, fish,
parsecs deux amore' Allan Terry Ballad art, desire, fish, food,
dankle dinkle do Allan Terry Classicism fish, appreciation, business, celebration, character,
don't leave me baby Allan Terry Chant Royal desire, encouraging, fish, food,
Have you ever dated an electric eel Timothy McGuire Rhyme fish, love,
Need for theater Allan Terry Ballad fish, anti bullying, art, creation,
Human Aquarium Debjani Mitra Rhyme analogy, caregiving, fish, life,
Koi Brianna Hobson Free verse animal, emotions, fish, growth,

porc and cabbage higareda
by Allan Terry
whast dos' he sing of me
that he samples this as 
love
that they might stop
 to write
and sing this as love
must samples be tasted
and talked about
to...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fish, appreciation, chocolate, creation, culture,

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Shark Shock
by Maurice Rigoler
This revelation will come as a shock
to all fish lovers who consider shark 
a favorite eat and highly prized
be it poached, grilled, baked or fried,
and...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fish,

Aquaman
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
He talks to the fish
And they hear his every wish
He swims in their pee
Way out in the sea....

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fantasy, fish, funny, hero,

Hashi Pork Roast for many
by Allan Terry
shaved roasted pork butt
about 10 pounds (cooked rare and shaved)

in a large pot combine
3 cups of diced onions
1/4 cup of minced garlic
 4 tablespoons of...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: celebration, celebrity, feelings, fish,

Jaws
by W.A. CHOLT
Every time 
I get in the water 
That scene from Jaws 
Comes to mind 
The shark devouring Quint.

       ...

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Tanka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fish, scary, water,

one night at Skipper Dan's Lunchtable
by Allan Terry
she stood in the window and sung
this to the world
"I am a walrus
the fish in the sea
I am a walrus
ruh1, ruh !
you see
I am a...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: adventure, beach, courage, fish,

Do They the cowboy ballet
by Allan Terry
they seek words
to describe their thoughts
they mock the English
they Curse him in French
they mumble his name in Russian
and laugh at him in German
yet they speak...

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Cowboy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: clothes, culture, environment, fish,

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A Good Day
by Julia Ward

quick swim in the swamp

swamp creatures all about me

all of them lie low


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8/13/2018...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fish, irony,

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STONE
by Line Gauthier


stone buddha
watching over
koy garden



posted on August 11, 2018...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fish, garden, nature, peace,

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haiku kvf
by Mark Toney
koi pond quietude
values and tones of zen stones
find repose and peace



8/9/2018
Haiku Captcha Contest
Sponsor: Harry Horsman...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fish, garden, nature, peace,

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FISH TALES
by Vickie Thayer
smells..,

sounds..,

my fishing pole drowns..,

sights..,

touch..,

never in a rush..,

throw..,

splash..,

got you at last..,

huge..,

trophy..,

my tale so phony..,

bread...

mustard..,

tonight's supper.., 

bologna.




...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: art, earth, fish, freedom,

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A Can Of Tuna
by Jack Ellison


Opened a can of tuna, yummy yum yum
My niece in Vancouver knew we were having some
Her cats, they declared
Needed scratch for the airfare
To partake of...

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

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haiku kfp
by Eve Roper
koi not to be caught
fisher breathed a sullen sigh
pond veiled in lilies

8/6/2018

 captcha of my log in ; kfp  (4=f)

Poetry Contest: haiku captcha 
...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fish, fishing,

WATER SEA DUCKS
by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr
some small some tall
can fly high
set and  flow
to them its heavenly
to be
 on  sea ocean
it is in motion
they dip and head buck
the ocean
WATER...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fish, water,

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In The Belly Of A Whale
by Curtis Moorman
IN THE BELLY OF A WHALE

There was a young man named Jonah
Who thought that he was a goner
But he lived to tell
How a huge grey...

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

A Mermaid's Tail
by Rico Leffanta
Davy Jones was clearly immoral
When he ruled all sex must be oral
But one mermaid's tail
Excited a whale
And his fluke just shattered the coral!...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fish, lust, myth, ocean,

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CAT'S MEal-OW--
by James Edward Lee Sr.
CAT'S MEal-OW--

cat-nips
ketchup
given
liven
dishes
wishes
cat fish
cat's wish
7/27/18
written  words by James Edward Lee Sr.©2018...

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Footle | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cat, engagement, fish, food,

BOOBS
by Jimmi Canada
Booze doggy,
booze

Snooze sloggy groove,

Cruz, cruz,
joggy,
news,

So true,
exactly what I do

Ignite it,
write the flame,
understand litany's shame

Do one do others,
because of my brothers

Who said who'd who?

Calculated the hairy...

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Shape | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: angst, anniversary, city, fish,

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Footprints
by David Drowley
Striking along an azure shore,
Lover’s footprints formed in our wake
Are like a school of funny fish,
With little spoon-like fins, which swim,
Midst gaping clams and scuttled...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fish, funny, memory, sea,

Premium Member
Haiku 174
by millard lowe


Quiet lake…floating ducks…
baited fishing lines plopping…
silent sun setting.
...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: 7th grade, animal, fish,