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Shark Poems | Examples of Shark Poetry

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

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List of Shark Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Pride and joy of his family Vijay Pandit Verse shark, integrity, life, men, people,
Premium Member Poem Ode To The Walrus Duncan R. M. Ferguson Lyric shark, addiction, celebrity, character, eulogy,
Premium Member Poem Shark, Cat Contortionist Caren Krutsinger Imagism shark, cat, funny,
Submit to shambles Nicholas Beddoo Free verse shark, death,
A PLACE THEY CALL UTOPIA Ann Gilmour Rhyme shark, desire, dream, fantasy, humorous,
Premium Member Poem I Hate Animal Dumpers Caren Krutsinger Free verse shark, pets,
Premium Member Poem Fending Off The Bends Duncan R. M. Ferguson Lyric shark, angst, death, life, metaphor,
obsession not by CK but by tomasz gate low Shape shark, addiction, allah, analogy, animal,
Castle Jordan Foster Free verse shark, abuse, anxiety, betrayal, care,
Premium Member Poem One Powerful Cat Caren Krutsinger Free verse shark, cat,

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The King Of Telling Tales
by Gary Smith
Grandad was a sea dog,
Who'd sailed the seven seas.
He told of his adventures
As we sat around his knees.

He told of a giant octopus
With tentacles aplenty,
We...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: shark, grandfather, humorous,

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Menthol Breakdown
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Warlords love the crack cackling sound ...
faint vapors smelled worldwide, 
when twine toking on the choking peace pipe

Lying lips huffing and puffing,
blowing smoke out the...

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Ode | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: shark, dark, death, truth, wisdom,

A gravely serious matter
by jack horne
Here lies what's left of Knobby Clark;
he didn't hear them shouting, 'Shark!'

written 13th September for Jesse's epitaph contest...

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Epitaph | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: shark, death,

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Unlucky Jim
by Tom Cunningham
Beneath lie the remains of unlucky Jim
A great white shark made a meal of him
Fell off his surf board and hit by a wave
Half inside...

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Epitaph | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: shark, death, grave, humor,

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Who Stole the Strawberries
by Freddie Robinson Jr.


Trust is such a deliciously sweet thing
				     Who				
			     stole
		       the
strawberries?
Make the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: shark, imagery, mystery, symbolism, trust,

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Redbone, A Mighty Blow Given Night That You Died
by Robert Lindley
Redbone, A Mighty Blow Given Night That You Died


He a mighty dog, grandpa just called him Redbone
As big as a hog, he weighed in over...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: shark, boy, death, dog, emotions,

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: shark, animal, culture, journey, nature,

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I Am Just What I Am
by Gary Smith


Here I sit on the ocean bed
Just sifting mud and ooze,
But If it was up to me
It's not the life I'd choose.

It's dark down here,...

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Personification | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: shark, humorous, longing,

Jaws
by Augustus Black
Its huge jaws can break any cage,
The dark deep blue world is its maze.
Drops of blood make it insane;
It can chase you like a train.
It's...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: shark, fear, horror, ocean,

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Shark Shock
by Maurice Rigoler
This revelation will come as a shock
to all fish lovers who consider shark 
a favorite eat and highly prized
be it poached, grilled, baked or fried,
and...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: shark, fish,

Jaws
by W.A. CHOLT
Every time 
I get in the water 
That scene from Jaws 
Comes to mind 
The shark devouring Quint.

       ...

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Tanka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: shark, fish, scary, water,

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Fractured Anna's-versary
by Gershon Wolf
Hark, hark!  The shark!
   I think that I shall never pee
   Into something nasty as puree...
Quoth the raven, "What the...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: shark, poetry, silly, song,

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Changing a Lightbulb
by ilene bauer
The lightbulb blows; we sigh and groan.
I’m sure that we are not alone
In being bothered by the fact
That age has made us slow to act.

The...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: shark, age,

Seaman name Seamour
by Andrew Battaglino
There once was a seaman named Seymour
Who dived thirty feet down the ocean floor
When he spotted a great white shark 
He swam up to the...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: shark, funny,

Fishing in the dark
by olusegun Arowolo
I told you we shouldn't fish in the dark,
But you refused, we are food for the shark,
Now that you are full of drink,
Sure we are...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: shark, funny,

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Such Does Exist
by Gregory R Barden

I ran out of breath on the road to Mumbai ...

Not for sake of dust or smog or even health. I had rounded a curve...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: shark, analogy, appreciation, beauty, imagery,

STRENGTH
by J.W. Earnings
Strong-willed with the fearless, forgiving, and fervent heart from the sympathy-sought start
Turbulent, yet terrific as the storm of epic efflorescence that is vigilant in roving...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: shark, encouraging, integrity, ocean, passion,

Animal attraction
by David Willey
Be aware of the Cougar, the big mountain Cat
Now I know you like mounting, but your just a Pussy Cat
I sometimes think you’re Horsey, and...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: shark, animal, rude, sexy,

Goodbye Paige Goodbye Kate
by Ki A Gray
Oh Kate
You never told me
It a grey feeling
Just a dismal hunch
Pretty Kate
Sweet Kate
Always there

Yes Kate
A gift for thee

There for Bram Flakes
There for schmear
There for ersatz...

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Concrete | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: shark, 12th grade, angst, appreciation,

I Cry for My Mother
by Brooklyn Cruz
I cry for my mother
because that voice, which is like a shear,
presses its blade unto her skin— 
drip — gore oozes from the wound; she...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: shark, abuse, cry, hurt, pain,