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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 Early Spring
The river’s ice melts The cold water runs freely The fish are spawning ...Read More
Categories: fish, imagery, life, river,
Form: Haiku

Premium Member The Goldfish
So this is my world, eh? This is a square world. Triangle? Could it be a round ... okay? Do they call this flying ... no? I know that I'm not walking. What am I doing? I forgot. I do that a lot. Forget things. Oh...Read More
Categories: fish, allusion, analogy, appreciation, confusion,
Form: Suzette Prime
Premium Member Cats
Cats static, unlikely. They'd rather play in the big fish tank. It's the notion of prey in motion, fish....Read More
Categories: animal, cat, fish,
Form: Ninette
Premium Member FISH OUT OF WATER
am I more valid when I am in water I am apt to explore outside my bubble a gurgle of spoken word unknown on my scales the weight of air I swim through the sky the dream scares the girl for me it’s divine ‘fore I...Read More
Categories: fish,
Form: Suzette Prime
Premium Member Lone Fish
I observed some tiny fish whose formation was a ball, But one fish didn't keep up too well and lagged a bit behind. He looked a lot like a soccer ref, ready to call a foul, But perhaps,...Read More
Categories: fish,
Form: Rhyme

Ma's Soup
'Dinner won't be long, Dear.' Burt puffed up his pillows and squeezed one out. 'Better wash your hands, now'. The armchair smothered his glee. Wallaby faggots, Brown rice juices, Lentils, Barley and rye. Jumbo morels, Whatever she sells, Liquid fish stock, Brussels and hock, Tranches...Read More
Categories: fish, appreciation, drink, family, farm,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Jealous Sea Waves To Self
Ocean drowns its envy, in saury allure— sans fin, seize (an)other....Read More
Categories: fish, irony, muse, mystery,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member Pleasure-Seeking
Tony snails and rusty nails can be found near giant whales As for candy stripes on blue-gray dolphins all those I know...Read More
Categories: candy, fish, golf,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Fishy Smell Is Not At All Me
There is one job I could never do ever since leaving school this was a no never felt any real direction at that time but a fish shop job was never ever so The smell of fish always put...Read More
Categories: fish, food, life, scary,
Form: Rhyme
My Tropical Fish
Fish are swimming all around Moving with no sound Pink, yellow and gold Some fish even glow They stare at me in the morning I stare back wondering at their glory Swimming through the bubbles Swiftly through the tunnels They beg like dogs Darting...Read More
Categories: animal, fish,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Greenling Elegy - Revision
clouded omens across code the objective fact of the atmosphere here starves even the most modest ambitions of fish outside their home waters journey of yearning mundane day-glow gradients of green scales gasping toward the summit regret etched in the eyeball a penumbra...Read More
Categories: fish, animal, betrayal, death, extended
Form: Suzette Prime
Premium Member eel
eel slimy well streamlined lives in water fish...Read More
Categories: fish, water,
Form: Lanterne
Premium Member science - fiction
ice fishing is there a science to it that's fiction I say that cause my fish is somewhat small mayhaps your hole is too small if you make your hole bigger your fish will be bigger too twas tough getting this big fish...Read More
Categories: analogy, fish, fishing, humorous,
Form: Suzette Prime
Premium Member The Twelve Days of Christmas, Hawaiian Style
"Just live a little, Hawaiian style!" Quote by Hawaiian Style Band. On the first day of Christmas, my tutu gave to me, -- (and...) a-*Ne-ne-Goose-un-der-a-gua-va-tree. (guava fruits are the best part of their diet--trust me) On the second day...Read More
Categories: fish, animal, bird, care, environment,
Form: Lyric
The Fish Head
Once, this hollow in a washed up fish head held an eye. Now it's just a skull, an escapee from a crab pot where it hung as bait to attract a wandering claw. I cradle it in my hands, its flesh...Read More
Categories: fish, horror, sea,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Fish Poems

Definition | What is Fish in Poetry?