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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  
From Land To Sea victoria addino Tail-rhyme sea,
Ode to My Beloved Gianna Hogen Sonnet sea, child, farewell, grief, longing,
Thankful RA Shagun Free verse sea, cinderella, love, nature, romantic,
Premium Member Poem ORIGINS Tom Cunningham Rhyme mountains, sea, technology, tree,
Premium Member Poem Tempest Bright Greg Gaul Sonnet sea, boat, hope, light, love,
WOULD I EVEN BE ALIVE Ann Gilmour Rhyme sea, how i feel, introspection,
Premium Member Poem By the sea Heidi Sands Rhyme love, sea, soulmate,
Finding An Anchor Subimal Sinha-Roy Rhyme sea, analogy, beach, heartbreak, hope,
Sonnet 3 Andrew Fairchild Sonnet sea, loss, love, marriage, missing
Beauty and the Sea Timothy McGuire Rhyme loneliness, love, sea,

YOUR DELICIOUS FACE
by Ann Gilmour
Walking beside the ocean always fills me with emotion
Reminiscing of that special day when first I saw your face
You were swimming in the deep blue...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sea, lost love, sad love,

The Mermaid Drowned
by Debjani Mitra
This is a  story about a picture prompt
A Woman on the Beach

          The Mermaid Drowned

A...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sea, beach, feelings, forgiveness, heartbreak,

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Six-Word Couplet Series -October 2018
by Mark Toney
Stroke Victim
Time is Brain
F.A.S.T learners gain

Bleeping Busy Bees
Busy Robo- apians
Censoring Homo- sapiens

Turbid Transparency
Dark money donors
Opaque Senate owners

Turtle Hurdles
Baby sea turtles
Face overwhelming hurdles

Take Responsibility
Stay in front
Bear...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sea, america, animal, health, insect,

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Turtle Hurdles
by Mark Toney
Baby sea turtles
Face overwhelming hurdles...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal, nature, ocean, sea,

What would the Ocean be like in a hundred years
by Michael Robinson
Pondering thought of something odd or unusual
Evolution, everything has a purpose, even a rock in the pond has ripples


Nature in the wild one would think...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sea, animal, creation, earth, fish,

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A Do-Over
by Sandra Weiss
I watch the waves as they meet land,
and further on before they recede.
They wipe away what was there on the sand.
If we could only use...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fantasy, sea, simple, write,

The Sailor's Tale
by Paul Warren
We sat and talked together that day
As he reminisced in his usual way
That old uncle of mine and me
How he had growing up in Port...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sea,

Beautiful Womb
by M. L. Kiser
Salty breezes blow
Wafting through my hair
Ocean is heaven
Its smell, sound and air
Thrilling my senses.

The creatures there
All lovely souls
Even the sharks
As I have heard.

They just want
Lives...

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Diminished Hexaverse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sea, animal, appreciation, earth, fish,

LOST
by Sidney Beck
LOST



When she is away
My bubble of life will sink
And move but heavily in the sea’s sway,
Her return an eternity’s blink,
My sphere all but lost.


Horned-helmeted Norsemen...

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

Traveller's Plea
by Blurr Jane
I have seen endless seas
Peace and Blues I never miss
Funny I wished to walk the waves
To escape the world I am enslaved

I have seen a...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mountains, sad, sea, song,

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Lighthouse
by Gregory R Barden

My friend,
          Beacon, bright ...
           ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sea, appreciation, boat, history, light,

End of Summer Reverie
by Valentina Iljina-Pechenova
A sunny day I would love with light wind fondling my face and skin -
I visit the picturesque seaside with the sun, sand, and pebbles…
I...

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

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Life's Tempests
by Greg Gaul
We ride the waves of innocence
on the ocean of The Now

From the depths of dank
the evil stalks our bow

It's little that we can do
to keep...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sea, boat, evil, innocence, ocean,

Lost at Sea
by Lily Mayfield
The waves are crashing
Calling my name
Wishing
I don't become sane

They pull me in
I'm walking on clouds

Someone once said
It's the best way to go
Now it's in my...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sea, dark, death, depression, sad,

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Time
by Laura Leiser
Transient time flows quickly by 
like windswept ripples in changing seas
as fleeting forms shift, then fade away  
a relentless call from currents deep. 

As...

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

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Dragon's Breath Whisper
by Maureen McGreavy



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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: africa, mystery, sea,

Pelican Pete
by M. L. Kiser
A pelican called Pete,
Whom tuna, would not eat;
Flew down to hot sand,
Some sand crabs to land,
Now Pete has some very blistered feet!
...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sea, animal, bird, fun, funny,

I am only but awakening
by Mary Miller-Kracht
I am only but awakening
My tired eyes are failing to open
I try so hard but they are sealed shut 
The nightmares of the ocean keep...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sea,

By the Sea
by Sharon Gulley
I stood by the sea's watery edge
where words, there is no need for, 
everything is washed away by the sea;
the beautiful full moon of October...

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

SUN KISSES, IS WHAT MY MUM SAID
by Ann Gilmour
Blimey it’s hot
Though moan I must not
As to see the sun high up above
Evokes wonderful memories of summers gone by
Of weeks in the sunshine and...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sea, childhood, moving on, nostalgia,