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Voyage Poems | Examples of Voyage Poetry

Voyage Poems - Examples of all types of voyage 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 voyage.

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Premium Member Ghost Ship
The sea calls to me Mermaids to guide a Ghost Ship To far distant shore Voyage of the damned Journeying into exile Led by siren's song Sailing to anchor Off a lost soul paradise Sailor's redemption My bane the Ghost Ship Carries me off forever I...Read More
Categories: voyage, allusion, analogy, dream, memory,
Form: Haiku

Premium Member On the Trail VII Passage
Down the rocky trail Finally cresting last Hill Passage ending seen. ____________________________*_____________________ Descending, grasses in patches appear As Earth flattens out into a small hidden meadow Where a small waterfall refreshes a small pool In the gold light that had drawn...Read More
Categories: voyage, adventure, growth, mystery, remembrance
Form: Haiku
The Journey of Crackers
Twelve Voyagers in transit, In the highways of Lokoja enroute Abuja, One man wanted the natural breeze, Another man wanted a treat to the ACs, The others absolutely wanted nothing. The first man got up, and Slid the windows open, After a...Read More
Categories: voyage, conflict, corruption, hilarious, journey,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member embers
Floating embers Born of fire Glowing in the wind, Blowing with the breeze. We sometimes touched each other Above the knees, Threw a spark, Started fires with ease. Together we burned the world Into the ground As we passed...Read More
Categories: voyage, analogy, life, perspective, sorrow,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Starlight
Starlight As I lie down gazing skyward With the darkness black as ink As my eyes adjust to heaven As my brain declines to think A connection re-established, As in wonders of the womb, Invades my very being As those stars...Read More
Categories: stars, voyage, yellow,
Form: Rhyme

The seek
Pursuing you is a fatigue, Giving up is ne’er my antique. Across the tempest waters I sailed, Against the raging storms I pushed, Under the unforgiving sun I panted, Down the hills I rolled, Up the sky I counted. Not a sight...Read More
Categories: voyage, desire, for him, journey,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member His Promise
And as I opened up the door The sight which met my blood-shot eyes A sight I'd never seen before I was struck dumb and hypnotized Colors flashing Spirits passing All before my cold and glassy eyes As I walked through the...Read More
Categories: voyage, adventure, dream, encouraging, fantasy,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Psychoretraction
Still us human ants we litter the universe the death die be cast...Read More
Categories: voyage, angst, anxiety, betrayal, creation,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member I've Got Allergies
I'VE GOT ALLERGIES I have got some really awful allergies, brought on with life I wake up in the morning, and I can't even stand the wife The flamin’ cats are scratching, their fur full of darn mites My...Read More
Categories: voyage, allusion, betrayal, dark, environment,
Form: Couplet
If the Rubik's Cube was Round
If the Rubik's Cube was Round Would the Earth not? Would the men with knives and pitchforks After Eratosthenes be proud? Would voyagers search far and wide Once more for the famous edge Only for the fall If only the Rubik's...Read More
Categories: voyage, deep, earth, faith, myth,
Form: Rhyme
She grew resplendent on the docks, Growing upwards from below, A magnificent sight to behold, A luxurious hotel to sail the sea, Rich, famous and poor all looked on in awe, "Unsinkable" they said, But mistakes where made, Hitting an iceberg below,...Read More
Categories: voyage, memorial, mystery, ocean, scary,
Form: Free verse
Universal Sea Shanty
Universal Sea Shanty; or, The Generic Folk Song Sailing with potatoes Sailing with potatoes Sailing with potatoes The perfect Irish jig....Read More
Categories: voyage, dance, happy, parody, satire,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Sufi poem-intuition: Cosmontological UNI-ball
* SEE THE (cosmological + ontological = cosmontological) NOTE BELOW MY Sufi Poem-Intuition: The Cosmontological Recycling UNI-ball, Renewing Itself, Purposefully? THE Cosmontological UNI-ball By: Moji Agha (Mojtaba Aghamohammadi) October to December of 2020 Boulder,...Read More
Categories: voyage, creation, destiny, home, mystery,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Lights And The Silos
an hour before docking it was ice cold and freezing as the vessel, like scissors cut clean through the swell. and the ship’s horn then sounded and woke those still sleeping startling the standing and the seagulls as well. and the door opened...Read More
Categories: journey, sea, voyage,
Form: Rhyme
You Were
Categories: voyage, fate, time, truth, urban,
Form: Ballad

Specific Types of Voyage Poems

Definition | What is Voyage in Poetry?