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Fishing Poems | Examples of Fishing Poetry

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Premium Member Hook Line and Sinker
If you give a man a fish he will eat for a day. ...Read More
Categories: fishing, humor, marriage,
Form: Monoku

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 Swarming Highland
Written: November 06, 2023 ___________________________________________ A swarm of herring gulls amassed Nexus Nautilus nabbed by zealous winds, whitening the black soil we hold spears in our hands. blood-stained thorns...Read More
Categories: analogy, feelings, fishing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Fishing Holiday
Fishing Holiday A kingfisher sitting on the old harbour wall Listening to the geese from the mud flats call I'm here for some sea fishing until after the thaw Braced against the north wind so cold and raw No Kamikaze...Read More
Categories: bird, fishing, humorous, seasons,
Form: Personification
Premium Member The Glaven In Peril
Too much intervention, by ground shifting machines To devlop some windpower, a results being seen The crayfish are threatened, the flow rate impaired As its ecology is battered, for some millions they dare.' Yes there's cash in the offing,...Read More
Categories: betrayal, education, fishing, for
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member My Cowboy Poet
The spirit of the old west a cowboy of song He sings a pleasant tenor on the world and its wrongs And he lifts up the spirits when he sings of what's gone right and he's cheered this game...Read More
Categories: fishing, friend, horse,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Fishing 101
down went the bobber set the hook and don't panic reel it in ~ fish fry!...Read More
Categories: adventure, fish, fishing, food,
Form: Senryu
The Insurgent
Like fisherman caught Using earthworm as live bait, Catch fish through its mouth....Read More
Categories: career, fishing, metaphor, sea,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Morning Reverie
dawn by the river daylight has barely arrived, mist dances gently morning reverie how perfectly the songbirds fill the silence the sun is his clock accurately keeping time has the time he needs old flat-bottom boat his rod and torn fishing net – father’s calloused hands sensing...Read More
Categories: boat, dad, fishing, morning,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Fishing For Words
My father was a devoted fly fisherman who couldn’t resist the almost masochistic urge to wake in the quiet predawn hours and stumble, blurry eyed with his loaded thermos out of the house. He...Read More
Categories: fishing, poems, poetess, poetry,
Form: Haibun
The Rock Pool
I can stand for hours watching the life of the pool go around. Sparkling, shimmering water. Sandy bottoms surrounded by tiny green rock faces, All dotted by little caves, Sprigs of waving sea weed in all different hues, Only this...Read More
Categories: fishing, appreciation, beach, earth, environment,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Fleeting Retreating Flowing Freedom
Fading shadows silent flee.' Fluttering wings and bird calls Clear ringing around.. Sunlight feeds dawntime lapping Water babbles its sound..Its firm the earth; under a mossy Down, a fish jumps skyward, splashes surround ' i cast a The twine;...Read More
Categories: appreciation, beauty, creation, fishing,
Form: Rhyme
The Choice
There are 2 of us on the boat, trying our best to catch a big rainbow trout, We tried so many flies but none seemed to work, throwing our plans into doubt. There are wet flies and...Read More
Categories: fish, fishing, friend, rainbow,
Form: Rhyme
The Fisherman
The Fisherman The early bird does not get the worm When a fisherman sets his clock, He plays checkers with the moon And fishes quietly on the dock. There is a nibble here and there But waits patiently for his chance, Nature...Read More
Categories: fish, fishing, god, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member On the Crest of a Wave
We live sailing for making a living, fisherrmen we are, leaving our lives in the hands of Mrs. Luck. We cross the oceans all over the world for fishing, surviving for another bet in a harsh life. Our boats are often on...Read More
Categories: adventure, blessing, deep, fishing,
Form: Free verse

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