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Vacation Poems | Examples of Vacation Poetry

Vacation Poems - Examples of all types of vacation poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for vacation.
Premium Member new moon
People came and went all night, welcomed by the warm evening, the 12-piece jazz band, rich restaurant aromas and the boundless night sky. I hear their enthusiasm as they’re escorted to their tables. These Geneva...Read the rest...
Categories: vacation, boyfriend, dance, humor, night,
Form: Free verse

Oh me oh my I work all the time I honestly just feel like a tiny fly In this large world full of crime I wonder what is my purpose here When all i do is work All i want...Read the rest...
Categories: vacation, addiction, anxiety, career, drink,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member San Diego Calling
For a fun vacation, I suggest San Diego might be for you A city with lots of sunshine and warm temperatures and plenty to do Its proximity to the border gives you lots of Mexican food choices...Read the rest...
Categories: vacation,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Sands of Waikiki
There's a story, I would like to sing, Listen kids, if you've a moment free, Concerning how I found myself On the white sands of Waikiki. One night, I got so roaring drunk, I was sloshed for more than...Read the rest...
Categories: vacation, drink, drug, relationship, romance,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member sands of Heraclee
Peter (my bf) and I are at Heraclee beach for the weekend. It’s a little sliver of heaven, about 11 miles south of Saint Tropez. It’s too early in the season to swim - being breezy and...Read the rest...
Categories: vacation, beach, boyfriend, humor, summer,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member baigne de soleil - bathed in sun
(a poem in several Haiku and Senryu stanzas) The molten gold sun on cerulean canvas breeze borne cirrus clouds flawless days stretching like sun-kissed bodies - crisp white linen cabanas lips roughly sore from innumerable kisses we shimmer white hot. Lulling rhythmic waves - heavens extravagant...Read the rest...
Categories: vacation, beach, beautiful, boyfriend, romantic,
Form: Senryu
Luxurious Resort
This is me hidden in the shadow Standing in this cold corner of this resort I listen to the people who are laughing Passing by this greenery lot. They pretend to be happy But are they? Or not? This...Read the rest...
Categories: vacation, absence, bible, christian, god,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member milk coffee
The milk coffee skies of Paris in May, make the Seine river look insanely gray. At sunrise it’s quiet - the traffic’s mostly bikes our digs are luxurious and private my school stress is waning - it’s nice I want to...Read the rest...
Categories: vacation, boyfriend, happiness, may, paris,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member the grand masked ball
We’re in Paris, staying with my Grandmère (Grandmother) for a few days around Mother’s day. Peter (my bf) is getting to know my Grandmère. They’ve started to relax and enjoy each other. This time, when they...Read the rest...
Categories: vacation, boyfriend, fun, grandmother, mothers
Form: Free verse
Premium Member gilded
This happened last Fall, during Thanksgiving break. Lisa and I were at the MET (The Metropolitan Museum of Art), with her family, at an exhibit of Art Deco sculpture. Lisa and I came out of a...Read the rest...
Categories: vacation, art, dad, daughter, fashion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member What Makes You Happy
There are a lot of things going on in our world right now that are creating the opposite effect The cost of living, political unrest, and crazy weather are some of the main suspects Happiness for me...Read the rest...
Categories: happiness, vacation,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Oahu Island Tour
Spectacular would not even begin to describe the trip around the island A whole day of fun and excitement with such a wonderful guide A visual smorgasbord of things to see, vibrant foliage on one side On the...Read the rest...
Categories: sunshine, travel, vacation,
Form: Rhyme
Take A Break
Life can be hectic Why not take a break from work Embark on a trip....Read the rest...
Categories: engagement, life, vacation, work,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member in-coming
Something’s happening, let’s call it sunrise, for now, and summer vacation in Geneva, in umm.. 10 hours. My heart-beat is spiking, like a flag or kite flying. I’m leaving an empty room - making one last pass with...Read the rest...
Categories: vacation, boyfriend, school, student, summer,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Coatimundi
I once met a young coatimundi, Vacationing by the Bay of Fundy. In hopes of staying trim, He went for a brief swim, But sixty-foot tides swept him to Dundee. ...Read the rest...
Categories: animal, hope, ocean, vacation,
Form: Limerick

Specific Types of Vacation Poems

Definition | What is Vacation in Poetry?

Book: Shattered Sighs