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Sea Poems | Examples of Sea Poetry

Sea Poems. Below are examples of poems about the sea. This list of sea poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of sea poetry. This list of works about sea is an excellent resource for examples on how to write sea poems.

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List of Sea Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem A TEMPESTUOUS SPELL JENNIFER PROXENOS Rhyme fear, sea,
Premium Member Poem MISCHIEF Connie Marcum Wong Couplet sea, storm, weather,
Premium Member Poem Lear and Columbus Kevin Shaw Epigram books, fun, nonsense, sea,
Six-Word Couplet Series Kim Rodrigues Couplet drink, food, sea, time,
Premium Member Poem A Salt's Serenade Gregory R Barden Terza Rima sea, age, happiness, nature, ocean,
My Day at the Sea sagrika chowdhury Ballad sea,
A fishermans tale george seal Limerick fishing, sea,
Premium Member Poem The Dry, Dry Shoreline Andrew Travis Free verse sea, heartbreak, integrity, lost love,
Premium Member Poem Mariner's Prayer Lisa Cooper Rhyme sea,
Breeze from Far Away Seas Valentina Iljina-Pechenova Free verse sea,

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The Great British seaside resort
by Kevin Shaw
The Great British seaside resort

The Great British seaside resort
Brash, bawdy, but unashamed
Odours of candy floss and chips,
Soundtrack of bingo and slots.
Buckets and spades on the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: drink, holiday, sea, vacation,

PERFORMANCE OF THE SEAS
by Kim Rodrigues
remember the coating of brutish brandy
you slugged back without a whisper
the whites of your eyes like glaciers
and i smiled and let the warmness
sit on my...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: joy, sea, travel,

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Mariner Girl
by Nina Parmenter
Take me away, said the mariner girl,
From the islands of ought-to which circle the sea,
Let me be lady and lord of my world,
And let all...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sea, adventure, boat, dream, freedom,

Surfing the Gold Coast
by Rico Leffanta
Great White Sharks are a Gold Coast wonder
Though crocodiles may steal their thunder
But all surfers know
It is time to go 
When kangaroos line up Down...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sea, animal, culture, journey, nature,

Sailor's Prayer
by Chase Craft
For twenty long days, 
our ship sailed the waves.
I'm trying to get home to you. 

There's no ending in sight, 
we can't see the light....

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Tristich | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: boat, longing, love, sea,

Pearls
by M. L. Kiser
Self-sacrifice is the oyster’s lot; 
this ocean martyr spends its life, 
dedicated to its art.

Its sculptures of abalone and pearl; 
grace softly, human skin, 
with...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sea, appreciation, beauty, environment, imagery,

Shared Divine Soul
by Subimal Sinha-Roy
SHARED DIVINE SOUL

Like vast sea
our mind’s surface
tosses
on swelling waves 
of hatred and greed,
breaks in grief.
Basic 
instincts guide
us deep
through turmoil
to the soul,
calm in compassion,
pure in divine...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: analogy, god, humanity, sea,

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Love Stanzas
by Connie Marcum Wong
Love Stanzas

I write of celestial moons and flying carpet rides, 
Of seasonal hues and rising tides. 
I write when golden sunlight fills the skies, 
And...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anniversary, devotion, love, sea,

About The Isle Of Tyre
by Wayne Wysocki
Wouldst thou for me an air
upon thy tortoise lyre
play, and sing those words so fair
about the Isle of Tyre?

Within whose walls so grand,
there at bazaar...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: city, places, remember, sea,

Luminescent
by Willow Tree
Pearl
Luminous, Pale
Shining, Rolling, Crashing
Sitting in the depths of the sea
Pearl...

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Cinquain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sea, cute, earth, lost, nature,

Aquaman
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
He talks to the fish
And they hear his every wish
He swims in their pee
Way out in the sea....

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sea, fantasy, fish, funny, hero,

Hashi Pork Roast for many
by Allan Terry
shaved roasted pork butt
about 10 pounds (cooked rare and shaved)

in a large pot combine
3 cups of diced onions
1/4 cup of minced garlic
 4 tablespoons of...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sea, celebration, celebrity, feelings, fish,

A Divers Prayer
by Laycie Premoe
I hope people will open their eyes 
Open them to what I'm saying
Listen to what the minority are saying. 
I pray they stop pushing us...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anger, ocean, sea,

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Going My Way
by Gershon Wolf
We're on a journey of exploration, a long-deferred vacation
   There's room for you too … Come with us, and your essence renew 

We've...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: africa, sea, travel, universe,

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Mysterious Waters
by Vermillion Scythe
Mysteries in the depths of the sea
as there is much to truly see

Diving down while roaming completely free
the number of miles to explore is beyond...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: adventure, mystery, sea,

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RIVER OF LOVE
by Demetrios Trifiatis








The river,

that fed the sea of their love has run dry

and now

their thirsty for affection hearts

pray to Eros for the rain of warmheartedness 

to come!








©...

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Monoku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: love, river, sea,

Serenity
by Subimal Sinha-Roy

Serene
sea soaks stardust,
fallen sky’s mystic hue
spreads on waves sparkling in moonburst.
They dance and roll like flowing silver blue
on the still sands of flushing beach.
With pearls...

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Rictameter | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: analogy, joy, moon, sea,

Making The Mind Reverse
by Subimal Sinha-Roy
MAKING THE MIND (REVERSE)

Make the mind a sea
As waves rise and fall, you’ll be free
Drowning deep in the tormenting water
Searching innate depth for the peace...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: analogy, life, sea,

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STROLLING
by Line Gauthier

strolling sandy beach
speckled
with sea glass



posted on August 22, 2018...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sea, beach, beautiful, freedom, nature,

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Urns overturned
by Gershon Wolf
The last students you've loved slip out of the room
  Their chairs ghostly, enshrouded, urns overturned

Your eyes survey the wreckage, the whisper-less ruins
 ...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: education, grief, loss, sea,