Water Poems | Examples of Water Poetry

Water Poems. Below are short, long, best, famous, and new examples of water poems. This list of poems for water is a great resource for examples of water poems and show how to write poems for water. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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New Water Poems  
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Categories: color, environment, senses, sweet, water,
My Fish
by Ivory Jones
             An Aquarium
Colorful fish, rocks, and plants
  Relaxing, calm , and content!...

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Categories: animal, appreciation, beautiful, beauty, water,
Dolphins
by Audley Johnson
Rising to the surface of the Ocean
No other sea species show such emotion
From the Chilean to the Amazon
It’s easy to fall in love with them
These...

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Categories: water,
IMAGINE A DAY WITHOUT WATER
by Great Jaja
That day would only be like a tale
Told by an idiot
Full of sound and fury
Yet, signifying nothing

For a start,

It would be like trying to surf...

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Categories: analogy, appreciation, celebration, environment, water,
Premium MemberLively Tree
by James Edward Lee Sr.
                       I climb...

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Categories: confusion, emotions, feelings, humanity, water,
No one notices
by Maryann Minkler
Her heaven will be a love without betrayal
Reality is an ugly, misused state
Of which the world should have never been

Around and around we go
Day in...

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Categories: water,
Dolphins
by Tom Cunningham
Of all the creatures that live in the sea
There is only one that stands out for me
Cute looking and grey and on it's back a...

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Categories: water,
Darling Dolphins
by robin davis
In a large sea of clear blue
A beautiful creature will stun you
With its cuteness and sweet ways
Swimming freely through the days
Eyes so gorgeous -- full...

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Categories: imagery, light, sunset, water,
Mockingbird Painting
by Probir Gupta
Beside a lake a mockingbird paints on the canvas of time
A luscious lyrics of  an orange  and crimson hue
While the menagerie of the...

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Categories: water,
Summer
by Kathryn Sweeney
I cannot wait to stick my toes,
back into the Pacific, minus Winter woes!

Even in Cali it's damp and chilly,
five months more til the dolphins are...

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Categories: dance, light, sound, time, water,
Premium MemberWaves - collaboration with Darren White
by Sara Ella
Sound currents
     invisible caresses
     on sensitive skin
resonate

Rays of sunlight
     dazzled display 
 ...

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Categories: flower, imagery, light, morning, water,
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Categories: water,
Above And Below, Water And Sky
by curtis johnson
I once heard a song with the words, "Above us only sky".             ...

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Categories: water,
WATER AND SKY
by Susan Ellis
The dark night sky seems endless
And it's saturated with stars
Looking up at the constellations
Wondering which way to get to mars
There's a beautiful glow to the...

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Categories: water,
Premium MemberNight Meets the River
by Heidi Sands
Night Meets the River

The deep night sky meets the river
With stars sparkling in ripples below
The water moves with a quiver
To a kiss around the bend,...

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Categories: allusion, animal, confusion, earth, water,
Rumination on the ruination of water
by Tim Arnold
Rumination on the ruination of water

A pleasant clearing with lots of grains
but only a touch of water,
the trickle trailed through transparently
and so the migrating chickens...

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Categories: appreciation, beautiful, heaven, inspirational, water,
Premium MemberThe Moon Kisses The Lake
by Brenda Chiri
There's a beauty in the mirror of the sky so far.
Seeing the sky and lake both at the same time!
Never want to miss a fish...

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Categories: corruption, death, sea, water,
The Monsters Above
by Sohini Lahiri
I’ve been swimming deep for millennia
Drowning myself to evade the monsters above the surface
There is no mistaking their existence;
The enjoyable folklore I once passed to...

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Categories: water,
Premium MemberPerfection
by Frederic Parker
The sun's golden glean cascades mountain peaks
Where reflections on still black water lay
The evening's glow of enchanting mystiques
Bows to the night with its starlight bouquet
Sky's...

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Categories: water,
Premium MemberA Raindrop and a Star
by Janis Thompson
Can’t say I’ve seen the moon large over waters
or viewed far horizons in the sky.
But moonlight pearls come through my kitchen window
and in its silver...

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Categories: art, meaningful, nature, spiritual, water,
Monoku 3: Water
by Jack Webster
no one would know Basho's frog jumped, for not even the wind moves the pond.


12/31/2017...

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Categories: adventure, animal, beautiful, earth, water,
After the Rain
by Delaney Dow
I hear a flute playing its haunting melody.
There is a river, rushing and gurgling, almost laughing.
Flute and river harmonize, playing the song of the forest....

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Categories: water,
Premium MemberWater, water
by Ram R. V.
water water nowhere nor any free drop to drink—but bottled ’n priced!  


Monoku 3 Contest, sponsored by SO....

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Categories: water,
Water Monoku 3
by cheryl hoffman
you buoy my soul oh liquid gold…my thirst for you will never grow cold





12-30-17...

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Categories: environment, storm, summer, water, weather, wind,
STORM ON PRAIRIES
by colin rich
Tink, Tink.
Water droplets falling gently upon the tin roof as they hit. 
Drumming. A constant sound on the rooftop to the beat of my heart...

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Categories: heartbroken, lost love, water,
Premium MemberMonoku 3 - Water View
by Susan Ashley


Waterview


when tears fill my ultramarine view ~ your silhouette swims in its depths



Susan Ashley
December 30, 2017

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~ Second Place ~

Contest: Monoku 3: fire, earth, water and...

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Categories: water,
Premium Member Mirrored Cerulean Whisper
by Eve Roper
deep relentless wet devouring want, cool, inviting, tantalizing

12/29/2017...

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Categories: water,
SWIMMING TERROR
by Tony Hargreaves
I tenderfoot down white tile steps,
nervously gripping chrome.
The cold-line creeps up and up.

My maiden voyage in this tiled hall
where a cacophony is funnelled 
and shouts...

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Categories: water,
Premium MemberMIRAGE OF DOLPHINS
by Kim Rodrigues
fluidity of flippers    smooth skin   a feminine touch



12/29/2017
Monoku 3: Water
Sponsor: Silent One

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Categories: cool, earth day, future, water,
The square root of all people
by Aa Harvey
The square root of all people.


There is a cool breeze blowing over me.
Windows open, music playing, I am sitting with pretty.
Summer is the fading sun,...

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Categories: water,
Premium MemberMOON OVER LOCH NESS
by Kim Rodrigues
Gliding, as placid as a sailboat.
Harming, no one.

Mooning, the business of night.
Glaring, the sight of something awesome —
a barely visible silhouette, shimmering.

Doppelgänger-eyes like moons, in...

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Categories: art, day, green, image, water,
Premium MemberA SUDDEN BURST OF QUIET
by VAL BROOKLYN Rogers BLK PANTHER
Nice lake like serene
Serene a dream still waters 
Gardens of solitude
All is pleasant, a still day
The passion of pristine undisturbed
The flutter of wings a bird...

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Categories: water,
Point of View
by Sneha RV The Literature Lover
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Categories: animal, boat, fun, kiss, water,
Walrus
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
I'll be kissing you
In our canoodlers' canoe
Paddlin' 'round the walrus tank
At the Tacoma Zoo....

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Categories: animal, beauty, desire, fish, water,
Premium MemberWhy I believe in Evolution
by Starling Hunter
You, skinny dipping,
is making each fish desire
to become a man.
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Categories: water,
Love
by Anna Sander
We kissed beneath the twisted trees, our lips lit up the stars

Trifling ripples in a placid lake, a love like this is ours...

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