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Swimming Poems | Examples of Swimming Poetry

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

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List of Swimming Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
A LITTLE BIRD SINGS Ernest Robles Free verse swimming, poetry,
Aphradere: Enlightening the Kindled Embers Within J.W. Earnings Free verse swimming, angst, deep, endurance,
Compounding Demons Brandon Connor Rhyme swimming, break up, depression, divorce,
Captcha Haiku jack horne Haiku swimming, animal,
A Constrained Erg Babafemi Yinka Olubodun Classicism swimming, conflict, cry, death, depression,
Premium Member Poem Caught Undertow Freddie Robinson Jr. Villanelle swimming, allusion, imagery, love hurts,
My Betelgeuse Supernova- PYG's Whisper X Rose Bleue PYG's Whisper Prose Poetry swimming, child, childhood, dream, loneliness,
The Country Side olusegun Arowolo Enclosed Rhyme swimming, nature,
Premium Member Poem Running Water Sara Kendrick Rhyme swimming, character, family,
Life Support George Maris Ballade swimming, analogy, conflict, death, feelings,

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Through the Sunroom Shades 1
by charles messina
As the sunray's beam ~ through my sunroom's shades 
And the warmth of summer ~ slowly fades 
My old heart soothes ~ when flowers bloom...

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Rubaiyat | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, summer,

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Through My Sunroom Shades
by charles messina
As the sunray's beam ~ through my sunroom shades 
And the warmth of summer ~ slowly fades 
My old heart soothes ~ when flowers bloom...

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

SUMMER IS A GOD-BLESSED SEASON
by Beata Agustin
Summer is a God-blessed season of delight
Offering avenues toward life-building’s height
For body, heart, soul and faith’s wellness-uplifting
Midst spiritual retreats during revival plight!

Summer provides time for...

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Rubaiyat | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, appreciation, blessing, encouraging, faith,

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SWIMMING UPSTREAM
by Demetrios Trifiatis







My soul,

Has left the serene ocean of the eternal , my Lord

And

Like a salmon swims upstream the river's turbulent waters of

The temporal,

Determent to overcome any...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, destiny, god, metaphor,

Koi
by Brianna Hobson
I need perfume to the cover up
the smell of my desperation 
and my insect decomposition

Fish out of water
what's right and what's wrong is
between my legs
I...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, animal, emotions, fish, growth,

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Florida and wonderful news
by Tom Cunningham
Flew out to Florida with family
Our rented home had Jacuzzi and pool
Tropical sun with high humidity
Swimming and ice drinks to help keep us cool.

Disney parks...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, america, grandchild, grandfather, holiday,

Weeping Willow Tree
by Robertina B.
Many thoughts run through my mind.
Thoughts so intense..
Thoughts so deep..
I sit here and ponder ..
Under the willow tree
Many fears have gradually appeared ..
Fearful forces had...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, encouraging, inspirational, life, sad,

This Is Where The Money Is
by Christine Phillips
I circled around the park three times and continue journeying towards the west
On my first cycle I met a couple sitting on the corner watching...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, betrayal, corruption, education, endurance,

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Remember
by Shadow Hamilton
Remember fondly the days of sun
as the seasons invertably change.
The hours of daylight shorten as
each passes and nights are long.

Autumn reluctantly releases her hold.
The lands...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, autumn, memory, summer, sun,

Aquaman
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
He talks to the fish
And they hear his every wish
He swims in their pee
Way out in the sea....

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, fantasy, fish, funny, hero,

Sun halo lakes
by SCOTT TUNSTALL
Sun spots blotting out the clouds lazy lakes pass the day
 us four buccaneers smoking through reeds swimming
 Melancholia of past raves disappear heat drenched...

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Romanticism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, drug, youth,

Riptide wilderness
by SCOTT TUNSTALL
Lunar swimming in angry cerulean torrents
swiftly as primeval passing of blue equinox
sea-born of indomitable nautical command
to envelop cloaked within mother the ocean

Remembering in-utero wild amniotic...

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Romanticism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, beauty, devotion, environment, visionary,

Faith Flame Fly Afresh
by john sensele
On duty, don’t fall asleep
Lest your future should weep
As faith fervor you fail to keep

Indulging concerns of flesh in your crèche
But faith fervor refresh
For faith...

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

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SYMPOSIA
by Caren Krutsinger
Imagine a brilliantly intensely inner-connected symposia
Of beliefs that humans with nature and other species can be one,
Envision flying people taught by robins and wrens, for...

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Enclosed Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, animal, appreciation, leadership, nature,

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Sea's the Day
by taai tekai
August, and autumn’s already in the air,
coldly seeping through window spaces
Dracula-fog, fox-creeping into my lair
I pull summer covers thin as lace
Refusing to give in, I...

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Quintain (English) | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, age,

Crash and Burn
by TS Lewis
I took off
while staring
into her eyes
-horizontal
but left
thinking,
Damn, I've
never been this
thankful before
Elevated and appreciative
gently tapping
awaiting heaven's 
answer
seeing if this angel
enjoyed
synchronized kissing
please take me
swimming
falling like I never
fell...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, adventure, flying, love, lust,

A World of Fools
by Daniel Garza
To make or be made a fool,
Is Totally not cool,
Honestly, it’s a pile of stool.

There should be an unwritten rule,
Or even a whole school,
About being...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, encouraging, how i feel,

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Echoes of brilliant blue
by Probir Gupta
As the blue bird called me to the pink ship
I then lived on an island with dry sands
I wasn't in a mood to let the...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, blue, imagery, metaphor,

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Who am I
by Richard Lamoureux
I thought I was a Shepherd  
but I couldn’t count my sheep
So instead I became a banker
to stack money I wanted to keep
I lost...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, character, destiny,

Dark Clouds
by Robertina B.
Dark Clouds in the sky..
Feeling the darkness of clouds
Had the dark clouds appeared for a reason?
Visions of clouds upon the sky .
Dark moving clouds ..
Dominates...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, dark, encouraging, inspirational,