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Jellyfish Poems | Examples of Jellyfish Poetry

Jellyfish Poems. Below are examples of poems about jellyfish. This list of poetry about jellyfish is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of jellyfish poetry. This list of works about jellyfish is a great resource for examples of jellyfish poems and show how to write poems about jellyfish. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Jellyfish Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Human Aquarium Debjani Mitra Rhyme jellyfish, analogy, caregiving, fish, life,
Jellyfish Brianna Hobson Haiku jellyfish, angst, animal, depression, metaphor,
I am only but dreaming Mary Miller-Kracht I do not know? jellyfish, beach, death,
Premium Member Poem Invertebrate Indecision Freddie Robinson Jr. Burlesque jellyfish, humorous, metaphor, relationship, satire,
Premium Member Poem Apoleia Phobia Kai Michael Neumann Free verse jellyfish, people,
Ouch George Stanworth Rhyme jellyfish, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
when words stop jan hansen Blank verse jellyfish, addiction, analogy, blue, boat,
Premium Member Poem Natural Jeff Kantor Monorhyme jellyfish, beach, nature, seasons, summer,
Premium Member Poem haiku Mick Talbot Haiku jellyfish, fish, nature,
Land, Air And Sea Anna M Shepard Free verse jellyfish, animal, life, nature,

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Sisters Jellyfish
by Greg Gaul
In grade three
Sister Mary Grace told me
that I was a spineless jellyfish
that meant I wasn't doing
what I was told
yielding to my weakness
the whole class heard
I...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: jellyfish, 3rd grade, childhood, growing

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Half-Life
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Longevity dreamers don’t wanna
deal with me
I’m short straw bad for good health
Liquidators that are paid handsomely
to handle the hazard,
don’t quite make it home safely
after coming...

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Personification | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: jellyfish, cancer, dark, death, science,

Lily Marlene
by Paul Rochefort
My gaze wraps itself
around her body
serve it with relish
sing it in German
call it a fetish
when I sit on a shelf
next to my chickadee.

She'll come to...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: jellyfish, imagery,

Dolphins
by Jack Webster
Quick through the slick blue waves, they leap
shining like opals.
Their grey bodies plunge into the weightless deep.
Through reefs and seaweed they zip
clicking code and blowing...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: jellyfish, angel, animal, art, nature,

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Leviathan Lucidity
by Freddie Robinson Jr.
And I saw a new heaven and a 
new earth: for the first heaven
and the first earth were passed
away; and there was no more sea
—...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: jellyfish, religion, spiritual, truth, wisdom,

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FROM SUNSET TO SUNRISE
by Kim Rodrigues
FROM SUNSET TO SUNRISE

Her clinging mermaid-figure, auburn hair - french braid-chaste.
Pearl’s arms circumnavigate his nautical-neck. Strong arms gird her waist.
His hands, like the current, draw...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: jellyfish, love,

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My Friends and I
by Freddie Robinson Jr.



A friendship gathering
in the land of Goshen ...

My friend, Flip J says transcendently,
that publican people are only telling you
half the truth every single usury time,
with...

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Bio | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: jellyfish, friendship, social, truth,

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To Be a Jellyfish
by ilene bauer
How strange to be a jellyfish
Without a heart or brain, 
A blob of see-through matter
Floating out there on the main.

Content to pulsate in the deep...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: jellyfish, beach, fish,

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Legion
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

They descend into the hearts of men
like a troop
Don’t let ‘em in,
don’t let ‘em in
Or they will devour everything good within
Thousand voices of evil
hammering away...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: jellyfish, dark, religious, spiritual, truth,

Alex Staring into Water Staring
by Richard H. Dunsany
Inside a head
soaking with heat,
the dim lights go to sleep.
Shadows bulge;
undercover lover
sailing swells into isles
on the forehead of the one
who's blind and nulls the seep.

Someone...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: jellyfish, destiny, night, word play,

thickened spit
by DC Bursey
a meal found afloat
high in the water
tasted nasty
tasted super salty
he tightened up into
a huge ball and gave his best spit
but it went back over his...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: jellyfish, silly,

Is it a mountainous moo
by Taoi Chanan
The keys to a duck monument are timely hidden by an egg basket. Egg baskets can play marvellous games of ball in the high season...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: jellyfish, allah, art, bangla, baseball,

The Adventures of Enea, Part 9 of 13
by Michael Coy
Points Above and Below the Line
(Enea Canonises Catherine of Siena)

It's not a thing we go for any more, 
that hierarchy malarkey, but in fact 
the...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: jellyfish,

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Light From Darkness
by Kim Rodrigues
LIGHT FROM DARKNESS


                      ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: jellyfish, art, joy, nature,

NOT QUITE MORNING
by Sidney Beck
NOT QUITE MORNING


Early tide not quite 
 
Out, slowly withdrawing

Just enough water to slop around

Jellyfish and mud ripples.

Too deep to walk. Shoes
  
Uncertainly gripping...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: jellyfish, beach, loneliness,

a silver or a gold wristwatch or none
by Taoi Chanan
a . = a ~
A salmon run is one of the places to find pearl dew. Dried or undried it is nonetheless stunning in it's...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: jellyfish, bangla,

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The Aquatic Savior
by Madison Demetros
The Aquatic Savior
_________________
A serene creature- 
that be blissful..
while she submerges into an ocean of 
effervescence…
where jellyfish berets glint, afloat 

in the pristine sea.
the sunbeams fade...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: jellyfish, animal, childhood, love, memory,

The ocean
by Kelsey Daly
I am walking on the beach 
When I hear a little screech
When I see the jellyfish in the reef
I am in disbelief 
I look through...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: jellyfish, ocean,

A Summer's Edge
by Jim Sularz
© 2011 (Jim Sularz)

On blue ocean’s tide, on midsummer’s ides,
cold steely eyes stirred the deep.
Memories lingered and spied, starred sand dollars died,
where anemone and jellyfish...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: jellyfish, beauty, places,

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Egg Yolks, Fried Please
by Gail DeBole
Written by Gail DeBole on October 29, 2019

Fish that are Jelly
Chicken eggs, pan-fried -
Randomly aligned


Captured your interest?
Here's where you can see pictures and learn about...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: jellyfish, animal, fish, nature, ocean,