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Water Poems | Examples of Water Poetry

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

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List of Water Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Droid Timothy McGuire Limerick drink, planet, water,
Dark Waters Julia Ford Free verse water, beach, deep, dream, me,
Healing Waters Kathryn Tsosie Blank verse water, appreciation, blessing, earth, health,
Gaias Drink M. L. Kiser Cinqku water, earth, environment, nature, rain,
Premium Member Poem A TALL SHIP Line Gauthier Haiku autumn, nature, seasons, water,
Premium Member Poem The wave rolled in Gershon Wolf Rhyme romantic love, water, wind,
Premium Member Poem Ode to the Mighty Great Lakes Robert Trezise Jr. Free verse water, beach, beautiful, beauty, happiness,
Premium Member Poem Dancing Moonbeams Brenda Chiri Free verse beautiful, mirror, moon, water,
Premium Member Poem Her mind, her ship Lewis Raynes Quatrain anxiety, health, hurt, water,
Premium Member Poem JESUS IS THE WATER James Edward Lee Sr. Lyric water, allegory, appreciation, blessing, desire,

What would the Ocean be like in a hundred years
by Michael Robinson
Pondering thought of something odd or unusual
Evolution, everything has a purpose, even a rock in the pond has ripples


Nature in the wild one would think...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: water, animal, creation, earth, fish,

Raining On My Window
by Gordon McConnell
As I sit here looking out my window
on a windy blustery rainy day
having a break on Scottish west coast
relaxed and peaceful despite day so grey

Watching...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rain, water, weather,

Sonnet Of Gili ok The Alien
by M. L. Kiser
Glil-ok the alien loves 
walking barefoot on burning sand.  
His feet till tingle, but not burn; 
he has no problem with hot land.

One day,...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: water, animal, beach, earth, environment,

Little great things
by Gadley Han Abriol
A drop of rain fell in the sky
It touched the skin and pierced the mind;
A single act implies a cry
Could crush a heart and make...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: water, rain, sin, sky, thanksgiving,

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An Hour of Rain
by Michelle Faulkner
I need, once more, an hour of rain
Cleansing away the residue of living
Until only the freshest waters remain
This hour, to myself, I am giving

Cleansing away...

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Pantoum | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: metaphor, rain, spiritual, water,

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E M E R G E N C Y
by Patricia Garcia Howard Bramble
What an earthly disaster
The rivers are red
The water keeps on rising
Trinidad and Tobago under water
Politician and Ministers these are your sons and daughters
Mankind need aid...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dedication, fear, water, weather,

Coordinate, Breath and Concentrate Oh No
by Gordon McConnell
Having learned to swim fairly late on
be about my early 30s that are in age
I had a fright with water at preschool
being thrown into water...

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

Choppy Waters
by T.I.R.O. JY
Something strange lives
Something in the night

Deep in the forests 
Deep in the oceans
Deep in the earth
Deep life echoes calling for a fight

Something is breaking free
Something...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: water, dark, evil, fate, fear,

Traveler Tide
by M. L. Kiser
The tide is a traveler, on a round trip tour of Earth.  
A collector, adding to its timeless collection.

The waters know more than history;...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: water, appreciation, earth, environment, imagery,

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By the edge of a pond
by Gershon Wolf
By the edge of a pond, in a trance I stood
   Wind's soft breath blew ripples
      in a...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: art, sunshine, water, wind,

Pollywogs
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
Ten tiny pollywogs
Happy as can be
Along came an alligator
Ate up three.

Seven skittish pollywogs
Beneath a lily pad
Up swam a rainbow trout
They all died sad....

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: water, animal, death, fish, happiness,

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Rooster Socks Parental Prayer
by Carol Connell
Uncomfortable conversations
       like putting socks
              ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: water, child, growing up, parents,

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SILENCEFUL
by Line Gauthier


silence is full 
of expectancy and hope
of morn and night
of light and dark
of song and tears
of life and death
sometimes
silence is a warm dimension
that feels much...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: water, appreciation, fantasy, heart, silence,

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Triste
by Bernard Chan

she sits alone on the hotel balcony, 
looking out at the city,  
chin on knees, 
arms hugging legs,  
compacting herself into a hush....

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: water, blue, memory, sad, sensual,

Ruined Fur Coat
by M. L. Kiser
Cassidy was a curious dog;
One day he walked into a bog,
Coming out, he looked about,
He couldn't see and began to pout;
Because he’s a sludge caked...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: water, animal, dog, earth, nature,

River Sages
by M. L. Kiser
Roaming rivers twist and turn for miles;
They are never bored but, anxious,
As they collect their treasures.
The rivers grow wise and
Become old sages, 
Full of knowledge.
If...

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Nonet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: water, appreciation, earth, environment, nature,

Accomplices
by Wendy Nipas
Accomplices

Fiercely and rudely
Destroyed by water and wind
True accomplices

Wendy Nipas...

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

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MOONLIT
by Line Gauthier


Gentle ripples lapping the shore
In a moonlit waterlily garden
Bathing under the stars
While faeries’ luminescent wings 
Flutter against the black velvet sky
Dreams do come true



posted on...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: water, dream, fairy, garden, moon,

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Bread
by Sandra Haight

bread, our staff of life

collapses

without fresh water


Sandra M. Haight




...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: blessing, food, water,

The Lighthouse
by M. L. Kiser
She glows bright across the sea;
Night siren calling to ships;
Her voice rides the ocean air;
She’s a life saver.

Once her kind needed man’s help;
Now automation rules...

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Choka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: water, appreciation, earth, environment, nature,