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Salmon Poems | Examples of Salmon Poetry

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

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List of Salmon Poems

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PAUSES OF LIFE meditation Pixie Dust Narrative salmon, blessing,
Saturday Farmers' Market Charles Halsted I do not know? salmon, children, community, confusion, family,
CELTIC RIVER CALDER Tony Hargreaves Blank verse salmon, environment, pollution, river,
Premium Member Poem SWIMMING UPSTREAM Demetrios Trifiatis Free verse salmon, destiny, god, metaphor,
Premium Member Poem Mother Bear charles messina Personification salmon, animal,
Premium Member Poem I Was Born In A Spanish Nation Marc Acrich Prose salmon, food,
Cookout M. L. Kiser Epulaeryu salmon, food, perspective, sweet,
Premium Member Poem LAND OF MINE Line Gauthier Free verse salmon, beautiful, nature, ocean, patriotic,
Premium Member Poem Unforgivable Carolyn Devonshire Narrative salmon, cat,
I'm Not Angry Jonathan French Narrative salmon, anger,

Huge Dreaming Body
by Peggy Brightman
Huge Dreaming Body 			

This huge dreaming body, spanning two
continents, clothed in rags of prairie grasses, 
cloaked in folded ranges, chained in mega malls,
this huge body...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: salmon, allegory, america, anxiety, dream,

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A Thin Line
by Caren Krutsinger
Masked and disguised, my first grade teacher, Miss  Chark, kept her true identity under wraps one hundred and ninety-two days a year.  

She...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: salmon, cat, surreal,

May I Tango Mr May O
by Robin Carretti
She was smoked salmon so spread
Like his creme of the crop
Smoking hot circles 0-0 0_No-No
The points… Dots and shoe size petite–
The whole website To love...

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Romanticism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: salmon, angel, appreciation, art, confidence,

Living Off The Grid
by Robertina B.
Living off the grid..
I bid you ..
It's a challenge..
Living off the land..
For it's quite bland..

A taste of the great outdoors..
Mother Nature exposed..
 
Absolutely no power..
I...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: salmon, life, nature,

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Salmon So Good
by James Horn
Salmon So Good

My salmon so good it did taste;
Ate all and none went to waste;
With no bone,
And all alone;
Done quickly with  much haste.

Wife basted...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: salmon, allegory, analogy,

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An Umber Fisherman
by Dale Gregory Cozart
I, an umber fisherman,
hover
on this bamboo raft
like a dragonfly
over the aegean river.
The gods below
cast reflections
of their salmon sun, 
languid 
in orchid sky
before indigo palms 
and...

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Ekphrasis | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: salmon, color, imagery, nature,

Doris Day
by jan hansen
Doris Day. 

 I had something on my mind but Doris day 
keep coming in making me hum one of her songs.
There was a foul...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: salmon, adventure, character, child abuse,

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Salmon Run
by Dennis Spilchuk
Salmon Run

A flurry of reds emerges distorted from the river;—               ...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: salmon, education, fish, nature,

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I Lived In Appanoose
by Caren Krutsinger
I once lived in an Iowan county called Appanoose.
Yes, there were women and babies, called the little Papoose.
We drank lemonade, coffee, tea, and some carrot...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: salmon, 3rd grade, 4th grade,

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Two Weddings
by ilene bauer
One was sunny; one had rain.
One had beer and one champagne.
One had singing by a choir;
One had Dylan to inspire.

One had tender, choked-up vows;
The other,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: salmon, wedding,

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Beautiful Butterfly Wings
by Emile Pinet


When butterflies take to the air
it is such a joyous affair.
For it means spring has come at last
and the wild flowers are in bloom.
Weaving beauty...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: salmon, 9th grade, beautiful, butterfly,

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RHYMING WAVE POETRY - MOONLESS NIGHT
by Mick Talbot
How far I've walked this moonless night,
this moonless, moonless, moonless, night.
My true love too long out of sight.
My true feelings heartfelt

Near fatal wound, my heart...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: salmon, feelings, love, moon, pain,

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Alaska, The Last Frontier
by Dennis Spilchuk
Alaska, The Last Frontier

Alaska; the wilderness state, the last frontier:
Where majestic mountains, 
Deliver streams into flowing rivers: 
Down slopes covered in forests 
Of Sitka Spruce...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: salmon, celebration, culture, education, history,

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haiku
by Mick Talbot
salmon leap... for life
shallow streams bid them welcome
otters... all well fed

elvers... millions
passing salmon parr... seabound
smoked eel... delicious

tench... the doctor fish
sought by the diseased... ailing
the river...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: salmon, fish, nature,

haiku
by Kim Rodrigues
kayak adventure
served with savory salmon —
spoilt by Skagway

4/18/2018
...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: salmon, fish,

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Salmon
by Angel Villanueva
upriver struggle
eggs laid...next generation
feasting bears fatten...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: salmon, fish, nature, river,

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GURGLING
by Line Gauthier


in gurgling rapids
salmon jump ladders
while grizzlies feast


Submitted on April 17, 2018, for contest HAIKU: FISH sponsored by MICK TALBOT...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: salmon, courage, death, dedication, destiny,

Killifish
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
I've got a dish of killifish
I wish to eat that silly fish
Baked, or fried in peanut oil
Roasted, dried, or let to boil.

Make me a star-gazy...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: salmon, animal, fish, fishing, food,

Odyssey from Africa 15c
by Phil Salmon
Odyssey from Africa 15c (Southland, continued...)

Being rich in skill and talent
He soon gained the feel and measure 
Of the boomerang’s employment 
Sent it arching near...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: salmon, adventure, africa, history, humanity,

Unspoken Dream
by Lena Marshburn
When the nighttime dims 
And the leaves glow gold
When the world seems magical to me
We’ll stare through the limbs
Of a century old,
Proud, defiant ash tree

You...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: salmon, 11th grade, adventure, animal,