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Vacation Poems | Examples of Vacation Poetry

Vacation Poems. Below are examples of poems about vacations. This list of vacation poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of vacation poetry. This list of works about vacation is an excellent resource for examples on how to write vacation poems.

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List of Vacation Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Childhood Vacation Memories Sunlite Wanter Light Verse nostalgia, vacation,
The Quiet Vacation Earl Schumacker Free verse vacation, angel, appreciation, light, mystery,
Premium Member Poem Heading Out Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse vacation, care, earth, green, health,
Premium Member Poem STAYCATION Line Gauthier Senryu fun, home, time, vacation,
Tropical moment John Beam Haiku vacation, appreciation, beach, beauty, nature,
Premium Member Poem BIKER TOURISTS Line Gauthier Senryu fun, people, vacation,
Premium Member Poem No Place Untraveled Bernard Chan Ottava rima vacation, beauty, flying, nature, people,
Premium Member Poem Fishing At Red Haw Lake Caren Krutsinger Nonet vacation,
Premium Member Poem The Great British seaside resort Kevin Shaw Free verse drink, holiday, sea, vacation,
Premium Member Poem Dog Days of Summer Curtis Moorman Rubaiyat vacation, appreciation, august, beach, july,

FAKE Dread Locked Dumpster Diver
by matthew harris
“FAKE” Dread Locked Dumpster Diver

Not by choice this average
     bonehead configured Earthlinked
     Bozo went kicking, and screaming
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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: vacation, 8th grade, absence, america,

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Going My Way
by Gershon Wolf
We're on a journey of exploration, a long-deferred vacation
   There's room for you too … Come with us, and your essence renew 

We've...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: vacation, africa, sea, travel, universe,

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Stay-cation
by John lawless
He was found at his desk, lost in a topographical map.


John G. Lawless
©8/21/2018...

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Monoku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: humor, vacation,

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GYPSY
by Line Gauthier


gypsy soul
dreams of visiting corfu
sun and sea



posted on August 19, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: vacation, adventure, beach, dream, fantasy,

Best Laid Plans
by Keith Peterson
Left my computer on 
Grabbed the keys off my desk
Packed up the RV
And we headed out West

We grabbed some snacks
Toys, clothes and some cash
turned out...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: vacation, adventure, car, child, family,

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Summer Fest
by Caren Krutsinger
Vacation
Beach. Jet skis.
Playing. Swimming. Skiing.
Relaxed, restful, stressful, tense.
Working, bill-paying, boring
Time-stealing, unfulfilling
Work
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Diamante | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: vacation,

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Palm Tree Paradise
by Caren Krutsinger
palm tree paradise
the roasted apple juiced pig
marks start of  luau
...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: vacation,

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NIBBLIES
by Line Gauthier


nibblies by the sea
bottomless glass of wine
tapas in spain



posted on August 9, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: vacation, beautiful, celebration, food, sea,

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THE GLOBETROTTER
by Line Gauthier


the globetrotter
elated
back for a visit



posted on August 9, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: vacation, environment, freedom, imagination, inspiration,

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Dominica
by Kim Rodrigues
slide off tourist trail
into warm springs
— sunny side up

8/8/2018
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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: vacation,

Safe Travels
by J.W. Earnings
I was shot-gun in the car a little while ago as I can recall
We drove from desert to desert from Arizona to California
I suddenly felt...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: vacation, adventure, hope, nature, stress,

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Dog So Glad We Are Home
by Caren Krutsinger
Our dog is squealing
Happiness leaking
Some crazy love squeaks
Oozing from her soul
Severing my heart

Sounds rarely heard
Sounds that wound me
Desperation
Love you hard sounds

Mixed feelings
Guilt and love
Love squeals

Lonely
Happy
Relieved

Dog


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Diminished Hexaverse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: vacation, 5th grade, 6th grade,

sleepwalker on the beach
by jane Gomm
Sleep walker on the beach.

Its happened again on holiday at Clacton-on-Sea, with my family. Somehow I managed to sleepwalk from my bunkbed that I was...

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

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THE CALL
by Line Gauthier


the call the heat
the haunting sounds
of a safari



posted on July 31, 2018...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: vacation, adventure, africa, animal, nature,

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SOUTH OF THE BORDER
by Kim Rodrigues
I know the land where the lemon-trees flower,
South of the border, in the Sunshine State.
Where the warmth lifts up a lithesome sunflower
and the sour juice...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: firework, vacation,

Icebergs
by curtis johnson
I had words for you after the meeting last night, but you were gone before we connected. Please receive these 'fitly spoken words' that are...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: friendship, vacation,

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Vacation
by Caren Krutsinger


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Diamante | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: home, travel, vacation,

The Great Lakes
by matthew harris
Pellucid pearls in northeastern 
   North America since planetary birth
comprise Lakes Superior, Michigan, 
     Huron, Erie, and Ontario 
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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: vacation, 10th grade, 4th grade,

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FIRST SNOWFLAKES
by Line Gauthier


first snowflakes
hanging southbound
travel posters



posted on July 11, 2018...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: vacation, snow, sunshine, travel, uplifting,

Fast Boats
by Alfred Berggren
Fast boats run in the summer heat
And water skiing's really neat
Friends always find this place to meet
Swim and play
Walk all day
Pure mountain air's sweet can't...

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