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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  
silent grey colin heavingham ABC swimming, money,
Premium Member Poem Avoiding the Elitist Within Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse swimming, culture, health, history, integrity,
Premium Member Poem Childhood Theme Park Kevin Shaw Rhyme swimming, adventure, appreciation, childhood, happy,
Premium Member Poem Elle to Abe Carolyn Fish Ballad swimming, heartbreak, lost love, memory,
Cause I Was Absent MAHTAB BANGALEE Free verse swimming, how i feel,
Spray Tanned Jack Ass Robin Regan Free verse swimming, political,
Premium Member Poem Grandma Attacks Great Whites Caren Krutsinger Light Verse swimming, 4th grade, 5th grade,
There's Blue All Around Gordon McConnell Rhyme swimming, blue, color, life,
Somewhere near an Island Matthew Anish Blank verse swimming, happiness, peace,
Jellyfish Julia Ford Narrative swimming, boyfriend, break up, care,

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Trinity
by Chantelle Anne Cooke
Trinity
I Body
The presence of the essence of flesh, blood and bone.
Flesh feeds the needs of energy, space and filigree lace.
Veins are trains of life with...

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Alliteration | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, imagination, inspiration, metaphor, moon,

I Had a Martini: Ok, Maybe Four
by Lin Lane
It'd been one of the most bizarre days; downright crazy
so I had a martini, maybe four, so things got kinda hazy
I fumbled in my wallet...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, humor,

Emerald Fire
by Vladislav Raven
You touch the night with emerald fire,
it flames out far from your own star,
it touches my soul with flaming desire,
forever your emerald fire comes from...

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

YOUR DELICIOUS FACE
by Ann Gilmour
Walking beside the ocean always fills me with emotion
Reminiscing of that special day when first I saw your face
You were swimming in the deep blue...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, lost love, sad love,

Bienvenido
by Winsome Miller-Rowe
Nestled in the hills, with panoramic view
Of hills and valleys and skies of blue
I sit on the porch in the morning hours
And listen to the...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, appreciation, beautiful, emotions, home,

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SAILOR FOR THE LORD
by James Edward Lee Sr.
Don't hide behind the shadows
Come out into the light
It really does matter
When you put up a good fight

Don't climb the mountain
Just to jump off the...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, allegory, appreciation, assonance, jesus,

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A Dream Date
by Tom Cunningham
I was going on a blind date and walked across town
The weather wasn’t kind, rain was pouring down
It was my friend’s sister and he arranged...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, dream, rain, romance,

OLD AGE AND RELATIVITY
by Jim Yerman
I’m not sure how one explains old age…I’m not sure what rules apply.
At the funeral when my Grandma died…I remember how they tried…

I heard them...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, old,

Me, dreams, reality
by Ember Arc
One bright night
In the Twilight of day
I awoken to a dream
With in a world of worlds 
Not my self, but still the same
What was it?...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, adventure, age, dream,

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Mouthwash Guppy
by Caren Krutsinger
Out of all of the plastic mouth wash bottles in America, I had to fall into this one.
It happened in the middle of a life...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, 5th grade, 6th grade,

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cancel me
by cs parker
98
Keep the
Morning light
Keep the 
Darkness
Of the eve
Cancel me
On the waves
No I don’t surf
Or swim
In the salt water
No matter what
No bother 
Just like my limbs
Out of...

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

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What I'm Gobsmacks, Bamboozles and All This Confuses Me
by James Edward Lee Sr.
What I'm Gobsmacks, Bamboozles and All This Confuses Me
 

       What I'm Gobsmacks, Bamboozles and All This Confuses Me
...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, absence, analogy, character, endurance,

Take it to the pens
by Alex Duffy
I'm fighting a war but I'm at peace when I take it to the pens 
When you go through tough times as a boy, you're...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, deep, emotions, encouraging, inspiration,

Lake
by Andrew Fairchild
There is no horizon like a flat horizon!
The autumn water's stinging embrace
Is like an Ice Queen's embrace:  sudden, and welcoming, and deadly...
Is like squeezing...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, autumn, dedication, life, nature,

Try something new
by Viv Wigley

I want a different job, something like working at the zoo,
I'm ready for a change and it certainly is something Gnu.
A Baywatch lifeguard on the...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, jobs,

MY LIFE IN VERBS
by John Arribas
MY LIFE IN VERBS
by
 JOHN M. ARRIBAS





Nothing, Something Treading, Swimming, Navigating,  Vibrating, Penetrating, Dividing, Multiplying, Forming, Shaping, Moving, Kicking, Exiting, Crying, Breathing, Seeing, Sleeping,...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, analogy, death, introspection, life,

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Romancing Summer
by Jo Daniel
The sun is a shining, 
My heart is a pining, 
Bright summer is here,
The hammock reclining,

I'm going a swimming, 
My heart is a brimming, 
Cool...

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

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Pride and joy of his family
by Vijay Pandit
Having lived on earth for some time now
Impatiently he dwells, harboring self doubt.
In face of impediments he loses his mind
Acquiring dispositions like hate and lies,
Hosting...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, integrity, life, men, people,

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swimming in regret
by cs parker
29
So swimming
In this regret
Makes me
Wonder
Could I even
Get any better
Or realize
I was the 
One to get
But lets
Not forget
All the 
Poems
I would
Have missed
...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, abuse, america, angst, anxiety,

PRAYER REQUESTS
by Beata Agustin
Anna, the prayerful child, has these requests this season to Abba Father:
Bob, her friend-boxer to avoid and never miss a bad dab
Cedec, the street child...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: swimming, blessing, character, cheer up,