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Surf Poems | Examples of Surf Poetry

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

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List of Surf Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem FULL FLIGHT Line Gauthier Free verse surf, appreciation, flying, insect, joy,
Premium Member Poem Bitter Kiss Joy Spoerndli Elegy surf, addiction, anxiety, betrayal, cry,
Premium Member Poem Sing Your Heart Brian Johnston Rhyme surf, life, love,
magic spell colin heavingham ABC surf, beauty,
Lost Heart Earl Schumacker Quatrain surf, absence, abuse, conflict, dark,
Algae Charlotte Boyle Rhyme surf, anxiety, appreciation, friendship love,
Premium Member Poem Healing Bad Climates Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse surf, analogy, environment, games, health,
Premium Member Poem A Midwife Julia Ward Rhyme surf, baby, jobs,
Premium Member Poem In Tropic Breeze Jesse Rowe Haiku surf, nature, paradise, peace,
Not Afraid - Eminem Parody, Verse 1 and 2 Nick Trim Free verse surf, hip hop, parody, rap,

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It's Time To Recycle That
by Sami Al-khalili
It’s Time to Recycle This 
She sits
on a dust-devoured windowsill,
a ghastly gulp of what was
yesterday’s non-fiction, now
relives the coax of autumn leaves,
wine residues dead and...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surf, break up, lonely, lost

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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: surf, death, grave, humor,

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Queen Anne's Lace
by Maurice Rigoler
The August heat, they say,
is why they don these lacy
large brimmed hats –
privileged girls too fair,
too delicate to burn.
Dreamily they sway and turn
waist high in...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surf, imagery,

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Ticklish Toes
by Emile Pinet


A flawless sapphire and tanzanite sky
spurs the flight of a Monarch Butterfly
released from its colorless chrysalis
as Sol’s nurturing rays intensify. 

Waves, tongue ticklish toes along...

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Rubaiyat | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surf, 10th grade, 12th grade,

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: surf, animal, culture, journey, nature,

aroha nz
by Virginia Waters
this is my song,
  my love song of you,
    my land, my heart

        ...

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

We Pledge Ever Fairer Matrimonial Bargains
by john sensele
Achievements not mine
Grace to my rescue
To ensure fortitude doesn’t decline
But continues in every circumstance to give Christine and I the clue

To promote humility first and...

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

Aphradere: The Flight Weavers' Handsome Clawz
by J.W. Earnings
Lay your head down to rest on the desk of sooth stones and mild rock formations and I will caress your eyelids to veil your...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surf, angst, anxiety, deep, emotions,

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Surf and Turf
by John lawless
hovering seagulls
beach-going lunchroom bullies
what's for dessert

©8/10/2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surf, beach, bird, bullying, food,

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Lei
by Kim Rodrigues
a lei
warmly undulates in the harbor,
scented blossoms in the surf,
welcoming each voyager
with frangipani, plumeria, shells and
haku mele. the ukulele and current
gently pulls with mellifluous undertow.
a...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surf, flower, senses, song, travel,

The Beach
by Kyla Toth
I am the water,
I am the sand,
I am the ocean,
I am the land.

I am the waves on which you surf and sail,
I am ground on...

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

Not Afraid Part 1
by Nick Trim
This cannot repeat or loop around anymore, in my direction,
I've had the wind kicked out of my sails, due to depression.
And everyday 
I hide away...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surf, change, character, depression, hip

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Surf Sound Around Made Heart Pound
by James Horn
Surf Sound Around Made Heart Pound

There is something about surf sound,
I do love to hear when it is around;
On surfboard ride,
And then has dried;
Breaking on...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surf, allegory, analogy,

Happy place
by Michelle Morningstar
The most base and magical place on Earth.
inspiration strikes in the most unlikely of places.
On this grand planet there are only a few select spaces,...

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

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The Orchid Moon and I
by Dale Gregory Cozart
The orchid moon and I look in kind
at the dimpled ocean's
aubergine plain, meandering thought's
violet caves.  I've lost my way
in the lavender vortex 
of a...

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Ekphrasis | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surf, color, imagery, moon, night,

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Summer Vacation
by John Gondolf
Just sitting in this island paradise;
the palm trees swaying in the summer breeze.
With Mother Nature’s beauty so precise,
I kick back to enjoy this life of...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surf, beach, summer, vacation,

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Fleet Summer Storm
by David Bose
We sense a distant throb like drums of war,
Hear whistles, shrill, precede firm lifeguards’ cry,
“Get out!” as drops, way off, slant down and pour;
Look there!—chill,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surf, beach, rain, summer,

Mistakenly imprisoned
by Tswarelo Mohohoma
Destiny screams its name beyond the cage of injustice where justice knows no law.
Voiceless i become down the drain where i am stripped naked of...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surf, confusion, depression, fate, history,

Dark Side Of The Sun
by Earl Schumacker
On the dark side of the sun
So hard to see beyond yourself
Too bright to see the back yard
Of the stars behind the curtain
Behind the mind...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surf, appreciation, image, inspirational, nature,

Neither Ostracize Nor Stigmatize
by john sensele
Rejoice not when her financial muscle dwindles
Gout her feet and hand joints assails
A kleptomaniac her little cash swindles
The love of her life from away sails...

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