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Ocean Poems | Examples of Ocean Poetry

Ocean Poems - Examples of all types of ocean 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 ocean.
Tropical Vacation
In our haste to pack we left winter behind Easy to forget with thoughts of paradise filling our minds As we depart from the plane we are met with the warmth of the sun Relaxation...Read More
Categories: holiday, ocean, travel,
Form: Rhyme

The Spirit
The lighthouse blinks with candour Invites the close of the day The merging with the shore of creation The night at the end of the bay The darkening pools in the moonlight The caverns that call below The waves that seem...Read More
Categories: death, deep, ocean, riddle,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Paradise Island
Written 24 December 2023 For: No 1243 New Poem Only Poetry Contest Sponsored by Brian Strand ...Read More
Categories: appreciation, beach, ocean, sea,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member THE OCEAN
THE OCEAN Alluring Amazing Ocean Boundless Charming, Dynamic Endless Energy in Free Frolic Foamy Flow. ...Read More
Categories: ocean,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Oceanic Encounters of a Pinching Kind
Swimming in the ocean a wincing couple pinches Little creature on my leg not...Read More
Categories: fantasy, giggle, hyperbole, ocean,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member The Bones of a Forest
The bones of a forest are stripped clean by the ocean and strewn on her shores. The sun-bleached wooden cemetery leaves a somber impression on the morning scavenger of shells, who meanders in the...Read More
Categories: beach, ocean,
Form: Free verse
We are not sea creatures
We are not sea creatures By Michelle Morris 21/09/2023 Don't be one of the broken ones Who remain empty shells that echo The remnants of their humanity Long forgotten and stripped away Don't be one of the cruel ones Who become hard and...Read More
Categories: ocean, earth day, encouraging, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Mystical Ocean
Who can resist the call of ocean waves whispering as they lap against the shore? Who can stand firm against that which enslaves? Return passionate melody ardor? How many men have heard the Sirens’ song leaving wondering kith and ken...Read More
Categories: mystery, mythology, ocean,
Form: Sonnet
Blindfolded Butterfly
There she was , blindfolded by butterfly wings , Collecting shells lost in a forgotten coral reef , Listening to the rhythm of her breathless sighs , A self confessed queen , handcuffed by pearls...Read More
Categories: deep, ocean,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Oceans - Of Thought
| Oceans - Of Thought | Harmonised hypothermia sets through the darkened depth of the chasm deep, Like a heavy-weighted wreck of my linguistic mind. As blithe planulae float amongst the turquoise torrents of the surging tides. Efflux my...Read More
Categories: ocean, change, emotions, lost, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
I wonder what's the color of ocean sometimes a hypnotic dazzle of blue sometimes turquoise green in frisky motion shadow of grey clouds, yet another hue dawn sprinkles silver in majestic view Hold me,...Read More
Categories: ocean,
Form: Dizain
"And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters." Genesis 1:2 Abounding with marine life, so...Read More
Categories: ocean, appreciation, christian, creation, environment,
Form: Abecedarian
haiku - waves
storming the shoreline — thunderous army of waves forced into retreat ...Read More
Categories: beach, nature, ocean, sea,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Fathoms Deep
NOT WRITTEN FOR A CONTEST I often write about the ocean's secrets, of its crashing waves that roar in apogee and the treasures it washes upon the shore. I've verses founded on tales of sailor's lore. Stanzas about fragile seashells...Read More
Categories: ocean,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Ocean
I hear the Ocean call from cascading waves crashing on the shore. I see Her misty breath upon the cool night when the stars shine bright. I smell Her salty spray tantalizing me; the fragrance of free. I taste the bitter-sweet...Read More
Categories: ocean, anxiety, feelings, image, imagination,
Form: Rhyme

Specific Types of Ocean Poems

Definition | What is Ocean in Poetry?