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Herring Poems - Poems about Herring

Herring Poems - Examples of all types of poems about herring to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for herring.

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twittering chirping cheeping
...cheeping are sounds I love to hear for spring is truly in the air and birds are everywhere I am woken before dawn by herring gulls squawking they are roosting very close ~ to each other they are talking Then crows I hear their caw caw ......Read More
Categories: herring, bird, song,
Form: Rhyme



The human in the room
...--LD Not enough people chase wild geese Feel like removing the water from around the fish Was that read or am i miss herring did you see the plate that lion was carrying between a bee's femur, tibia, where you find its best bits How m......Read More
Categories: herring, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Even if God's Absent
...If God stinks like red herring and our souls do not exist, if every star’s an ember that will only burn awhile, if ‘Big Bang’ falls back on i......Read More
Categories: herring, faith, love, magic,
Form: Rhyme
Bluefin Tuna
...retractable fins, but they still end up in food tins They are tremendous predators, that seek schools of fish like herring, mackerel and even slippery eels They have the sharpest vision, of any bony fish but that doesn’t help, as the......Read More
Categories: herring, animal, beautiful, earth, education,
Form: Rhyme
Alaska
...ice To watch the moods Of the locals Change with the tide Of that little fishing town.... Seldovia, Russian for herring. And we came just in time For the salmon run, Their thick pink bodies Showed up in droves Waddling past ......Read More
Categories: herring, adventure, journey,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Herring Gull
...I am known as a sky rat, or a beach thief, most call me a seagull and a nuisance. I love to fly across the ocean free......Read More
Categories: herring, appreciation, beach, bird,
Form: Personification
Premium Member last cigarette
...nd on the lamp post the other at the end of an arm bent akimbo five-inch silver patent leather pumps shimmering like herring a foot half-out of one balanced just SO - suicidal and sexy glossy plum lips tenderly nipping a menthol Bens......Read More
Categories: herring, abuse, appreciation, imagery, love
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Pickled
..., give him all these dishes, pickled: eggs, for which he often begs; onions, he loves more than Funyuns; red beets, herring, and cucumbers-- give him servings in huge numbers; peppers, okra, celery make him happy as can be; carrots,......Read More
Categories: herring, food,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Big Brother's Pickling You
...Marys In glass jars, store pickled tomatoes Do not try this with wet potatoes Russians all swear by pickled herring Grate in radish and schmaltz if you are daring Pickling cucumbers are oh-so-fresh and cute Try pickled ja......Read More
Categories: herring, brother, food, silly, word
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Yamaguchi Seishi haiku translations
...—Yamaguchi Seishi, loose translation by Michael R. Burch The sky hangs low over Karafuto, as white as the spawning herring. —Yamaguchi Seishi, loose translation by Michael R. Burch Green bottle flies buzzing carrion— did they jus......Read More
Categories: herring, animal, earth, nature, seasons,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Yamaguchi Seishi haiku translations
...?Yamaguchi Seishi, loose translation by Michael R. Burch The sky hangs low over Karafuto, as white as the spawning herring. ?Yamaguchi Seishi, loose translation by Michael R. Burch ......Read More
Categories: herring, humanity, imagery, military, ocean,
Form: Haiku
Daffodils In Bloom
...e But if they did die We all know why The sun is murder Pushed ever further By the uncaring And religion is a red herring For profit is their king And his praises they sing A path to green paved with bones And a bevy of sins no on......Read More
Categories: herring, earth, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Pickled Herring in a Pie
...Pickled herring in a pie? Scrumptiously delicious. Do or die? The idea makes me ask grandma why…. Do you use wheat or rye? ......Read More
Categories: herring, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member Red Herring of Lapsing Time
... Fall’s felicitous red herring — the mystery of leaves morphing. The autumnal applause fairing. Verdant heat and daylight dwarfing. The h......Read More
Categories: herring, age, seasons,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member IF YOU PULL A LONG FACE - Part XLII - 42
...g up the pace Know then, Friend, you’re loose change in the cash tray Note: * Literally, in French, means: "the herring barrel always stinks of herring », but figuratively, as in this instance, means: « you can’t hide your origins......Read More
Categories: herring, fun, heartbreak, humor, metaphor,
Form: Dramatic Monologue

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