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Surfing Poems | Examples of Surfing Poetry

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

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List of Surfing Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem CELTIC SERENITY Line Gauthier Haiku surfing, beautiful, fantasy, green, ireland,
Premium Member Poem Clumsy Cousins Gerald Dillenbeck Free verse surfing, cousin, health, humor, myth,
Premium Member Poem If You're Like Me Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse surfing, childhood, green, health, integrity,
GOD ONLY KNOWS Ann Gilmour Rhyme surfing, music, ocean, paradise, sea,
Premium Member Poem It's Time To Recycle That Sami Al-khalili Free verse surfing, break up, lonely, lost
Premium Member Poem The Dilettante Diaries: The Divine Feminine - A Tale of Seduction Leanne Lovejoy-Burton Romanticism surfing, friendship, fun, happiness, journey,
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Premium Member Poem bikecourier haiku Maureen McGreavy Haiku surfing, adventure,
Premium Member Poem GreenQueen Grace Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse surfing, earth, education, gospel, green,
Surfing the Gold Coast Rico Leffanta Limerick surfing, animal, culture, journey, nature,
Last leaf Mayur Choudhari Couplet surfing, absence, relationship,

Mollusk
by Brianna Hobson
I was five when you started to notice
I loved the extra attention
I was foolish mollusk.
I was a child
Sticking to shells of coercion.

You were twelve and...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surfing, abuse, child abuse, childhood,

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Ozzie Ozzie Ozzie
by Jeff Kantor

Ozzie Ozzie Ozzie
24/08/2018
Contest on my Home country by Brahne Bailey

Being an Ozzie is great,
Everyone calls Everyone Mate.
Too laid back for a heated debate,
Culture so young........

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surfing, america, community, home,

Lovers Point Water Tower
by Christopher Flaherty
Hot shot young buck
Sat kissing his beautiful young prom date
Stardate 1958

After climbing a rusty ladded 
All the way to the summit at the top

Of the...

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

3:11am
by Jonathan Medida
expanding gaze in early morn
surmise, the clock ticks to its horn
greeted by the ceiling with it's haze
thought was behind this endless chase

those numbers flicker as...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surfing, dance, day, dedication, love,

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Oyster Bar Confessions
by Brian Johnston
I hate to admit it, but I do love oysters!
Sigh! Cream stewed with oysters! Wow! Chilled on the half-shell,
Tomato based sweet sauce has horseradish kick!
Though...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surfing, food, love,

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Barren Solitude
by Emile Pinet


I'm out of my element, a beached whale
that can't breathe, drowning in a world of air.
A torn palm tree frond caught up in love's gale
surfing...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surfing, 10th grade, 12th grade,

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Count Sheep Without Peep
by James Horn
Had Been Counting Sheep

Remember when  I had parked my jeep,
And then counted sheep without a peep;
Should suggest,
That I rest;
Stopped surfing and soon fell asleep.

Dad...

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

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: surfing, 12th grade, angst, appreciation,

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Rights of Prey
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Self-pardoning rights of predators and pirates
emperors and kings
CEOs and wealthy competitors
follow our over investment
in separating natural land and bodies
from oceanic surfing inside spirits,
yang ecopolitical strength...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surfing, anti bullying, caregiving, earth,

Playing With The Wind
by Charmaine Chircop
 The sea has captured her spirit
She's back to play with the wind
Distant from safe harbours
A new adventure begins...

All alone She sets sails
Like in those...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surfing, boat, magic,

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MIDNIGHT MERMAID
by Line Gauthier


i saw a mermaid
surfing high on moonlit waves
twice she winked at me
glittering her flowing hair 
in the midnight starry sky



posted on July 10, 2018...

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Tanka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surfing, fantasy, magic, moon, night,

What caught my eye in the News Today
by Christopher Flaherty
No it is not Brexit !

Can't think of a single person left
Who isn't bored to death with that yet.

What caught my eye today was this...

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

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I SEE THE SEA
by James Edward Lee Sr.
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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surfing, adventure, appreciation, encouraging, endurance,

Cheap Click
by Casarah Nance
Surfing through social media
it's a wave coming atcha in speedia,
forward motion becoming a blur
clickity clack there is no cure
scrolling fast, getting motion sick,
oh look another...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surfing, internet,

King of the Dogs
by Liam Mercury Starks
Asphalt pours into road under melting rubber tires-
A horse with ribs like bars on a prison cell walks lazily under the suns oppression. 
Many people...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surfing, angst, city, culture, environment,

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WAVES OF WONDER - KAWANAGI
by Mick Talbot
through waves of wonder
dolphins on a surfing curve
a breath of fresh air
...

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

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Soul Cry
by Leanne Lovejoy-Burton




“Soul Cry”



Yeezy you da best
Not ice cold soulless 
You gotta big heart
Wanna be next U.S. Pres'
You now swingin' with da rest
with your delusional pal 
That...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surfing, abuse, america, child abuse,

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Slave To Wave Who Will Behave
by James Horn
Slave To Wave Who Will Behave

Have often found myself to be a slave,
To water surfing on in form of a wave;
Like me;
Love to see;
Best are...

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

summertime fun
by Anna M Shepard
summertime schools out
reunions barbeques friends
sailing surfing fun...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surfing, fun, summer,

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surfing irises
by Kim Rodrigues
surfing irises
shocked with sunburnt spots of red
— xanthous sun’s sore glare

6/4/2018
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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surfing, sun,