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Sea Poems | Examples of Sea Poetry

Sea Poems. Read and share great examples of poetry about the sea. This list of sea poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous 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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Premium Member The Beautiful Sea
I lost my heart to the ocean. The first time we met, I knew. I was captivated by it's constant motion. I could not have imagined such a magnificant view. I stood in wonder as waves touched the sand. Feeling...Read More
Categories: sea, appreciation, beautiful, home, ocean,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Saltstraumen
Diving and snorkeling in Saltstraumen ...Read More
Categories: nature, sea,
Form: Free verse
Sailor's Quandary
Shall I do penance for my hasty words, or poise myself on this quaint narrow quay to smell the salty perfume of the sea, on platinum ship sail so far away? I quiver with trepidation and dread. Forgive my horrid...Read More
Categories: sea, emotions, feelings, forgiveness, heartbroken,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member Fantaseas
Falling beneath waves escaping with the Moon’s tide a mermaid at last....Read More
Categories: fantasy, sea,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Haven
from over the sea waves clash, turmoil eddying - sailboats search haven ...Read More
Categories: sea, storm,
Form: Haiku



Fo'c's'le - A Dream
With the equinox illuminating a fortnight of recovery On pelts spread like Ionian jars left askew, My flame-keep sparked alight against the doldrums of ...Read More
Categories: sea, boat, endurance, history, native
Form: Free verse
There is a Star With My Name on it
And here the Night comes Bringing to life a zillion Flames Some vague, some clear, some near some remote Smeared on the Night's long black over coat Blinking their eyes, they hide and seek Trying to bring smile...Read More
Categories: desire, sea, sky,
Form: Rhyme
The Sunken Ship
There once stood a ship explored Sunk at sea but was restored But people were scared And nobody dared When they would say, "all aboard!"...Read More
Categories: sea, anxiety, boat, courage, fear,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Summer Vibes
The waves are thrashing beyond gray is a rainbow the summer is gold....Read More
Categories: nature, rainbow, sea, storm,
Form: Haiku
Terry and his Ferry
There was a man called Terry Who captained his own Ferry When his ship hit a rock He recovered from the shock Drinking a bottle of Sherry....Read More
Categories: humor, sea, travel, work,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Old Salt
I will tell you the tale of an Old Salt, The captain of the bad ship "Discarded Waste," All the ocean's troubles were all his fault, Green lobbyists treated him with distaste: "Stop throwing plastic litter overboard! Stop dumping your...Read More
Categories: abuse, drink, old, sea,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Treasures Found
wish on a starfish wonders found beneath the sea treasures of the deep. ...Read More
Categories: beautiful, desire, fish, sea,
Form: Haiku
Judgment prevails
Ready your sails Wipping the tears as wept No hidden secret may be kept Obstacles overcame As I allowed change Limitations controlled By our God given soul Helped along To build us strong Required length To measure our strength Claim your stage Turn the page When push goes...Read More
Categories: sea, beautiful, change, freedom, god,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Crystal Glaze
frosty winter mist clings to dunes a crystal glaze a winter seascape...Read More
Categories: beach, beautiful, sea, winter,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Water Tide Adam's Ale-
Wet Liquified physical Risen vaporizing fluid Tides controlling moon streaming Agua 2/18/21 Written words by James Edward Lee Sr © 2021...Read More
Categories: analogy, nature, sea, water,
Form: Cinquain

Specific Types of Sea Poems

Read wonderful sea poetry on the following sub-topics: beautiful, funeral, inspired, life, love, rhyme, romantic, sailing, turtle, under the, and more.

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