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Shanty Poems - Poems about Shanty

Shanty Poems - Examples of all types of poems about shanty 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 shanty.
...“An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics.” ~Plutarch, Greek Philosopher and historian. Poor people living on the fri......Read More
Categories: shanty, poverty,
Form: Acrostic

Premium Member The Fiddler and the Frog
...A fiddler and a frog once met one eve by a small shallow pool near to the sea; each one attracted by a mating sign. The crab was wading lazy in the brine; the frog just had a feast of flies for......Read More
Categories: shanty, humorous, relationship,
Form: Rhyme
Up And Down The Hill
...She, the queen of glamour, they say, Loves making things flow her way. Fortunate she was, having earned A prince as he, so delectable, Amidst the beauty of hills, He made her, the dream castle.......Read More
Categories: shanty, love,
Form: Metrical Tale
Premium Member A Tale Of Billy The Kid
... William Bonny AKA Billy The Kid A Tale Of Billy The Kid By Robert Gorelick “Quien esta?” Bang! It’s over, you’re a legend now, Billy. Born in Hell’s Kitchen in ramshackle c......Read More
Categories: shanty, character, death,
Form: Metrical Tale
Premium Member Lemon Candy
... I dreamt of a Lassie; she had a firm Chassis. Her name was Randy woke up with a Standee Don't tell my wife Tandy She'll know I drank Shandy and just reprimand Me. Well, it's over with Tand......Read More
Categories: shanty, fantasy,
Form: Monorhyme

Premium Member A Sea Shanty
...A Sea Shanty! Mother call your children home, put them in their beds. Tell them stories of better times, and try to fill their heads. Give them dreams of yesterday, and promises for tomo......Read More
Categories: shanty, america, christian, forgiveness, freedom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member We Are Cheering Our Rebel
...We are out in the ocean where the spray is rough Old Medley Meanie decides to get meaner and tough We take Captain Smithe and we throw him overboard. We are a crew of roughnecks with our hatchet a......Read More
Categories: shanty, 10th grade, 4th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Captain Cur's Crew
...Captain Cur rounded the bend and gave a snarl. His first mate growled at his cook, Hog Carl. Fox spy kept his eyes straight ahead to the coast. There was a squeak from Squirrel, who annoyed him th......Read More
Categories: shanty, 3rd grade, 4th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Everyone's Next Marriage
...We came together looking For a forever nothing. Her loss, my loss Same loss: true love. We came together smoking In pipes and filters Giving on through stares To each other's eyes.. Making ad......Read More
Categories: shanty, absence, break up, marriage,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Written in Wasted Pity
...I pity the refugee’s road of flight, the children of the shanty and the gun who on all humanity are a blight - who die or live unto be an orphan. I pity the meagre, the forgotten who a......Read More
Categories: shanty, world,
Form: Sonnet
Rights ON PAPER Second Generation
... What a difference a few years away make For granted, rights to privacy, personal space, Right to lay charges of assault, I did take Them as given in US if America I'm no longer shocked at fen......Read More
Categories: shanty, africa, america, betrayal, international,
Form: Free verse
Farmer daniel faces his spaniel
... A land which doesn’t much nutrients wield Will certainly not many grains yield. This I had, flatly, told friend Daniel: A farmer with more time for spaniel While it had been Terrible Story I......Read More
Categories: shanty, business, character, confusion, food,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Merry Brunch With Marky-Mark The Shark
...I am a foodie, I must confess, I swim a few laps for exercise Along come the Mollusk, and to my pleasant surprise I have no restraint and they look so yummy I just open my jaws wide, and fill up m......Read More
Categories: shanty, day, fish, food,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Betwixt The Moon In June
... God, make your shanty in my room I firmly fathom, what's your doom Your handle caused a million streams Moonlight that bliss, within my dreams Among moon insight, we'll resume...Read More
Categories: shanty, appreciation, god, moon,
Form: Quintilla
Premium Member Ahoy - A Nautical Nightmare
...[Written as a sort of sea shanty style thing-a-me-Bob. Tin Fish = Torpedo] When the tin fish hit me starboard I was thrown into the sea I sank down to the ocean bed for all eternity I met a ma......Read More
Categories: shanty, boat, fantasy, humorous, sea,
Form: Monorhyme

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