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Port Poems - Poems about Port

Port Poems - Examples of all types of poems about port 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 port.
Premium Member On the Good Ship Bubble-Pop
...less bows devising, now turned admiral, sees her fleet, eyes rounded sterns complete, some sway starboard, others go port, she ventures drafts to sort, she waits till all had left her view, ere scuttling added crew, lifts her makeshi......Read More
Categories: port, childhood, fantasy, imagination, metaphor,
Form: Rhyme



Warbs on the Wharves
...Just a slip of a lad as a probationary constable I walked the beat in Port Adelaide as my fable So up and down St Vincent Street Then onto Commercial Road made it complete At closing ti......Read More
Categories: port, life, wine,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member COUNT IT WITH NUMBERS - Gulf of Guinea, September, 1839
...it with words... Leaned hard against the mains’l boom. Strained my eyes in the blackness Of the brackish gloom. Port lookout gave the counter sign; Put our boats in the water, Oar blades dripping brine. Paid tribute to the pagan......Read More
Categories: port, slavery,
Form: Ballad
Thru Maritime Miles-Introduction
...big happened which I can confirm We gathered our stuff for a new pirate term We left our own homes for the crew to report Then somebody’s lady appeared at the port The lady, it seems, was not there for a date In fact, she arrived, a......Read More
Categories: port, adventure,
Form: Rhyme
Tsunami
... Sometimes when a wayward odd event Sends tremors through the corporal port, The unwieldy waves scoop the sediment Settled beneath the layer of comfort , Splashing and blowin......Read More
Categories: port, life, philosophy,
Form: Lyric



Premium Member Ningbo Stranger
... Ningbo Stranger A dock worker in Ningbo diagnosed with Covid So, the port is now shut down. Continents away, we've never met But at him, in annoyance, I frown. Suddenly, this stranger ......Read More
Categories: port, analogy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sailing in Sea
...morous flow.'..... Poet Sailing in Sea Sailing in sea on my speed boat in frolic fun aiming no port. Dear! Please come with m to support. I wish to be close with my sweet......Read More
Categories: port, sea,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member VOYAGE
...vices best avoided And inconvenient virtues cast aside. With heavy swells my fortunes shifted likewise; Grim hazards port and starboard lay abeam, The heavens raining curses on intentions, The bilges churning nightmares out of dreams. ......Read More
Categories: port, journey, moving on,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member QUIET DOWN THE MOUNTAIN - Dogging the Watch
...to rest. Been a year since he’s been stateside, a year since he’s been home. Just another duty station, and another port to roam. When he hears a stand-up comic, he reacts indifferently; He lost his sense of humor on the South China S......Read More
Categories: port, angst, break up, loneliness,
Form: Lyric
SURELY THIS IS LIFE
...o have the scent of your charms for my appreciation, it's a privilege of audacious lover that I managed to be... The port I sip, is king prerogative... The cuddles and massage you do in my body is evidence of full life... !......Read More
Categories: port, allegory, allusion, care, extended
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Is the Moon Male Or Female Or Both
...seems to go along with its being female, And, many a male lover by the moon has been enticed As many a sailor leaving port under an unfurled sail-- I suppose we will know what the moon is very soon! Written August 8, 2......Read More
Categories: port, identity, imagination, moon,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member New Hope
...You, too, would find solace, by The Caribbean Sea, in Belize of my birth The Sea owns portion of my heart It connects me to Atlantic's mighty waves, and Neon lights of Africa. In backyard of America, ......Read More
Categories: port, blessing, change, courage, encouraging,
Form: I do not know?
the transferable tourist
..., that has survived the big storms and attacked by sea monsters how she still floated was a mystery. From one obscure port to another, her captain had forgotten how it felt to be sober. She was like an old horse that knew its way by ......Read More
Categories: port, best friend, confidence, heartbroken,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Against Stupidity
...money Is our gods, and getting it is pure honey. I bought a cargo vessel that would make me rich And docked it in a port where I'd find no hitch. Soon enough the ship was full of dark containers All painted black, I got fine hefty ret......Read More
Categories: port, sea, storm,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member I Walk Alone at Dusk
...the brisk salty ocean air And think about my recent lover, Who sailed away to a distant port One night on the arm of a handsome sailor, Never to return. written July 14, 2021 ......Read More
Categories: port, lost love, ocean, sad,
Form: Free verse

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