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Ship Poems - Poems about Ship

Ship Poems - Examples of all types of poems about ship 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 ship.
Premium Member Non Duality Thoughts
.... Every Karma. K Action. A Reaction. R Mediation. ......Read More
Categories: ship, analogy, philosophy,
Form: Concrete

The Sirens and Ulysses, Etty 1837 aka a poem about a painting about a poem
...Inspired by The Sirens and Ulysses, oil painting by William Etty. The painting depicts a scene from Homer's epic "The Odyssey," where the hero Ulysses (aka Odysseus) orders his crew to tie him ......Read More
Categories: ship, art,
Form: Ekphrasis
Premium Member Rushing to and fro
...Sometimes the rain never falls , drowning in the overflow that falls from above Speaking a word or two , something to do about love Why do you even care , about all there is that you couldn't even ......Read More
Categories: ship, culture,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member New Moorings
... Daddy, there are new moorings, come see! There are shiny pontoon chains and cables, braided ropes and colorful pennants. The anchors and piles and buoys all new! He arose groggily and without......Read More
Categories: ship, boat, faith, metaphor, sea,
Form: Verse
Sink the ship
... Bring it on Let the fire fly Burn me down Fill in with pain I am lost in your love Sing to me Oh dark bird Ease my pain Soothe my heart Seive out the cries Tie my past Make my path r......Read More
Categories: ship, lost love,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Navigate
...A captain will navigate his ship keeping it safe for his men. A pilot will navigate his plane for his passengers. Like the ship's captain and the airline pilot, we also navigate daily. We navig......Read More
Categories: ship, boat, day, life, sun,
Form: Free verse
The Kiss of the Siren
...Inspired by a painting The Kiss of the Siren by Gustav Wertheimer 'I seek to keep, not save' Circling thoughts from both minds 'You are mine' As one mingles with the waves One steadfast as a......Read More
Categories: ship, art,
Form: Ekphrasis
the way of a marriage
...The way a marriage On the bus 8 to Garston, I met my future wife; I was going to meet someone at the British Legion, something about a job as a cook on a ship. At an outdoor, we bought cans of ......Read More
Categories: ship, abuse, addiction, anti bullying,
Form: Blank verse
shore leave
...shore leave The ship, in the bay, had a load of grain from the fertile soil of Ukraine, loaded in Odesa, and sent on its way across the Black Sea. In the Dardanelles, a stop for inspections to......Read More
Categories: ship, best friend, deep, heartbroken,
Form: Blank verse
...Midst mild and wild tumults like eddy, vortex, swirl, and whirl, A maelstrom is a summation of curl and twirl and hurl; Weather and season get amalgamated with currents, Winds, storms, gales, squa......Read More
Categories: ship, nature, ocean, sea, water,
Form: Rhyme
Simple things
...Hot bath in the morning Swiping for hours favorite food on plate slow and steady Like a tortoise against a hare Content with small fishes from a pond When there's a huge ocean just steps away ......Read More
Categories: ship, addiction, boat, dream, fear,
Form: Free verse
Patrice day
...Saint Patrice day In 1957 my ship docked in the town of Cork (Ireland) If you think that is a long time ago, you are probably right but in my head, it was yesterday. Life was slower back the......Read More
Categories: ship, absence, blessing, fantasy,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member STEP ASIDE
...I was walkin' with my brothers Through that acrid condition smell Just two clicks inside the delta We were walkin' into Hell Fightin' for the Crested Eagle Dealt a deadly hand of five Well w......Read More
Categories: ship, betrayal, bible, confusion, death,
Form: Lyric
The End of the Flying Dutchman, Part II
......“Harpoons away,”this ensign said, “Impact in a minute or less.” The captain nodded, strange as this was, they’d picked on the wrong ship to test. Out on the Atlantic waters across the waves......Read More
Categories: ship, cousin, history, myth, ocean,
Form: Narrative
The End of the Flying Dutchman, Part I
...You’ve heard of the Flying Dutchman, the ghost-ship that travels the seas, there’s countless legends about it, a great deal of variety. Some say it’s just cursed to wander, a result of some an......Read More
Categories: ship, confusion, history, myth, ocean,
Form: Narrative

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