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Water Poems | Examples of Water Poetry

Water Poems - Examples of all types of water poetry to share and read. This list of water poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of water poetry. This list of works about water is an excellent resource for examples on how to write water poems.
Premium Member Ebb and Flow
Down by the sea Soft waves call to me They motion my emotions forever calls to be free I float with contentment Abated from fear They complete my resentment With nothing to fear We are one with our bodies All purpose crystal clear We pass...Read More
Categories: water, age, analogy, appreciation, beautiful,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member The Toad Of Montmartre
The croaking toad The spitting toad Is ill Time and wind pass Like poor cowards. Nothing is forever Life will remain beautiful Put a little salt ‘Cause we must fill up the shovel Where everything is bland. It's snowing in my heart It's not a great...Read More
Categories: water, animal, environment, fantasy, fate,
Form: Free verse
an unusual morning after a dental appointment
little birds flying around my legs and feet unless i got some food, no way do they want to meet i enjoy them in flight, being all free oh, Sweet Mama, how i wish that was me the water...Read More
Categories: water, animal, nature, peace, silence,
Form: Rhyme
Blue streets and withering weathers, In the middle yet too far, When near, the nemesis narrows not A calm that your sweet air might mar The sound of birthing silence, I wonder how how it feels. Melodies of melting mountains...Read More
Categories: water, blue, freedom, senses, silence,
Form: Free verse
almost on the edge of the map
Almost on the edge of the map Standing on the sand holding her board watching the wave and tide she knew no matter how far out she went she’d have to come back this way ...Read More
Categories: water, ocean, passion, self, solitude,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Ram Pump Song
Ram pump going ka-thunk, ka-thunk Water flowing ka-thunk, ka-thunk Rain’s not slowing ka-thunk, ka-thunk Spray still throwing ka-thunk, ka-thunk It’s good knowing ka-thunk, ka-thunk Uphill...Read More
Categories: appreciation, rain, water,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Flow of Peace
clear mountain stream, cool waters flow over smooth, gray stones, liquid slow as gentle hopes caressing dreams arousing flames, dancing aglow laughing sprays of grace, soothing streams gushing joy alive as sunbeams graceful like rain falling on night smoldering, shining through regimes mists...Read More
Categories: water, inspiration, muse, nature, peace,
Form: Rubaiyat
Premium Member Jump Street
Lily pad lovers engage in full measure form Succulent affairs...Read More
Categories: water, celebration, imagery, love, summer,
Form: Haiku
A body in a coat
Still grotesquely afloat Belly ready to bloat His last meal A Milked Oat And then hard rowed a boat But with a shot was downed And the next thing was drowned! His harsh look watchers note And at it his foes gloat And...Read More
Categories: conflict, death, food, water,
Form: Rhyme
Song and God as singer - i mean
I If each of us is a song We are not physical If God sings us into life We are resurrected beings - Not physical either II You have believed when I talked 'wave' And 'ocean' It is the ocean that sings Waves into existence,...Read More
Categories: water, creation, environment, science, senses,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member Transformative Tale - A Mermaid Now
Water ~ sought her...Read More
Categories: fantasy, water,
Form: Footle
I posted a new short story - Summer's begun
The length of things we can post here is limited - so I posted my latest piece as a short story called "Summer's begun." Here's a URL for it (in the short story section): Thanks! I...Read More
Categories: water, 12th grade, fun, school,
Form: Free verse
Definition Game of balance and breathing. General Side Effects 1.Dry skin. 2.Dry throat. 3.Red eyes. 4.Exhaustion. Mind. 5.Reeling. 6.Sensation. Gastrointestinal 7.Upset stomach. Respiratory 8.Chest tightness. 9.Discomfort. Other Include 10.Ear Infection Rare 11.Allergic Reaction. Mishap 12.Drowning....Read More
Categories: water, boat, confusion, death, deep,
Form: Other
Listen to the songs of the birds
They will help with the words What a wonderful day The Lord heard us pray Divine ray Happen to know what I would say Paradise laid Our path he made Happy to voice Rejoice Sent love to the Father Splashed upon the water Heard him say Let...Read More
Categories: water, blessing, creation, faith, father,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Little Drama
A sudden wind ripples over the staid waters whipping around like a blustery drama queen flinging water droplets in its wake placid pigeons are suddenly stirred wild wings whir, along with excited coos as the midday sun smiles through...Read More
Categories: nature, water, wind,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Water Poems

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