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Swimming Poems - Poems about Swimming

Swimming Poems - Examples of all types of poems about swimming 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 swimming.

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Circles
...Try to imagine a fish that’s all alone I’m swimming in circles In my tiny goldfish bowl An aquarium Is what I dream of Eternally And there’s a big square ......Read More
Categories: swimming, christmas, fish, loneliness, uplifting,
Form: I do not know?



Premium Member My Pet Poems, The BETTAS
...home in a 5-gallon Tank bought just for him. He was a red crowntail, I named him Degas. He learned To know me, swimming mouth to glass When I entered the room,and When it was his time to eat. I’d put my face near the tank’s glas......Read More
Categories: swimming, appreciation, beauty, fish, god,
Form: Free verse
Life is a Beach
...Life is a beach and in this ocean I'm drowning, my breath draws water and my heart is pounding. I'd ask for help, but swimming isn't hard, so in this ocean, I stay barred from every blessing I've received. Self-sabotage is the only thi......Read More
Categories: swimming, analogy, beach, deep, depression,
Form: Rhyme
Fear is but the indication that courage also exist inside of you
...have to teach a bird to fly Because flight is built into the bird You do not have to teach a fish to swim Because swimming is built into the fish You do not have to teach yourself to hold on and fight Because it is built in, so do n......Read More
Categories: swimming, courage,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Shattered Prisms
...wning in her prose and woes making not one single sound? Where does she go to where does she hide see how she’s swimming against a recondite tide? What have the Gods wrought crumpled on this plot corrupt with despair her brok......Read More
Categories: swimming, love,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Almost Perfect Day
...path to a little brook. Take off my shoes and socks, wade around. It is so cold and delightful. There are tiny things swimming. I strain my eyes but have no idea what they are. A weird cough. I look up to see the flash of a white tail d......Read More
Categories: swimming, childhood,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Frog Prince Chooses
...ourt, ‘twas how to get ahead. The pollywogs were listening, and they began to titter. The tadpoles being born were swimming fast in their bowl litter. A mature frog had just swallowed a moldy fly that was bitter. Her counterpart smir......Read More
Categories: swimming, animal,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Beneath The Dust Of Time
...ing design of lengthening shadows are sketched by the trees on the pond rippling at sailing swan’s wake, I followed swimming away from the seething heat of summer. The infantile motifs engraved on the ductile young mind lie buried......Read More
Categories: swimming, childhood, fantasy, memory, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Waters Of Love
... Sailing on the waters of love My heart longs for you You and me are like hand in glove We will clear this blue Swimming in the waters of love My heart'll reach ashore This boat is acting like that dove Of love evermore Bobbin......Read More
Categories: swimming, boat, longing, love, water,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member catch and release
...he end I said nothing. Did nothing. I left the daddy long legs spider resting on the metal roller at the end of the swimming pool where I had discovered him. I wondered how he had gotten there and what would become of him. Two days la......Read More
Categories: swimming, death, insect, sad,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member tenuous love
...ith the essence of each other’s life. I have spilled your moisture from my eyes. We speak with the same tongue, swimming in each other’s wake throughout our lives. Creeks and rivers and rivulets of passion draw us in, floating......Read More
Categories: swimming, love,
Form: Prose Poetry
Not Like You
...I would never stoop myself to do the things you do. Nor drop down in the gutter swimming in that toxic stew. I hold myself to higher standards, not like some I know. And when I start MY rumors I kno......Read More
Categories: swimming, self,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Swimming at the Precipice of the Abyss
...Swimming at the Precipice of the Abyss David J Walker The passion of the arguments Prove nothing if not immeasurab......Read More
Categories: swimming, allegory,
Form: Rhyme
To My Foul Self
...this habit of taking all your clothes off At seeing spoonfuls of water when you are not qualified Even for the job of swimming? I'm deeply ashamed of you. When do you learn, you foul creature, it's me that people will chide? A little ......Read More
Categories: swimming, self,
Form: Ghazal
Missing Those Days
...a short walk away A few stone steps below We had our own house pond at a vast lush green space Where we enjoyed much swimming and playing Dated: 12/31/2020 Submitted for: 'A Little Memory - My Invented Form' Poetry Contest. ......Read More
Categories: swimming, childhood, memory,
Form: Rhyme

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