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Water Poems

Read wonderful water poetry on the following sub-topics: conservation, cycle, fire and, haiku, kids, lily, pollution, rhyme, save and more. Read a definition and example (where appropriate).

Note: The forms for these poems were selected by the poet. Often poems are assigned the wrong form. Please confirm the accuracy of the poetic form before referencing the poem.

List of New Poems

PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
All roads lead to Home brian rusch Free verse water, moving on, simple, travel,
Eftelya Emirhan Ertas Free verse water, pain, poetry, poets, symbolism,
Waterboarding Donna Roberts Lanterne water,
Permanent Tattoo M. L. Kiser Free verse water, beach, image, imagery, ocean,
Premium Member Poem FINDING Line Gauthier Haiku water, life, longing, mystery, voyage,
Premium Member Poem RIVER Line Gauthier Haiku water, change, moving on, nature,
Captured Moment M. L. Kiser Dodoitsu water, animal, earth, environment, image,
Premium Member Poem Lake Mishigami Janis Thompson Free verse water,
Premium Member Poem To A Beautiful Misry Winter Ensemble millard lowe Prose Poetry water, color, metaphor, rain, river,
Premium Member Poem A Spring Of Life Celebration millard lowe Prose Poetry water, animal, beauty, imagery, metaphor,
Premium Member Poem PEBBLES Line Gauthier Haiku color, sea, sunset, water,
Premium Member Poem Suddenly Swans John Anderson Free verse silence, water,
Suddenly Swans Andrew Collinson Free verse beauty, bird, nature, water,
Premium Member Poem desperation wayne tolbert Rhyme boat, voyage, water,
Three States of Aggregation Kurt Ravidas Free verse nature, water,
Premium Member Poem Living Water Tom Wright Lyric god, sin, water,
Premium Member Poem Being Dependent Upon Jesus His Source Tom Wright Free verse jesus, water,
Pink Flamingos allen beilschmidt sr. Free verse sun, water,
Premium Member Poem The Water's Flow Heidi Sands Tanka peace, water,
Premium Member Poem Suddenly Swans CayCay Jennings Free verse water, angst, dream, evil, loneliness,
Premium Member Poem The Old Stream And Seasons Past Susan Ashley Free verse water, age, appreciation, life, seasons,
Premium Member Poem By the Water's Edge Connie Marcum Wong Alliteration water, beauty, devotion, love, romantic
Premium Member Poem TEQUILA Line Gauthier Haiku water, mirror, morning, nature, sun,
Lighthouse M. L. Kiser Cinqku water, appreciation, light, ocean, sea,
Premium Member Poem Not A Night For Dancing Gregory R Barden Free verse water, beauty, dark, moon, river,
Premium Member Poem Liquid Cradle of Life Laura Leiser Free verse destiny, drink, water,
The Stream Lisha Nasipak Free verse water, beauty, music, song, sound,
What Lies Beneath Beauty In Poetry Free verse water,
Colpoy Bay Darlene De Beaulieu Free verse water, boat, food, sunshine, visionary,
Glacier Ice Kristie Raburn Blank verse water, allegory, earth, journey, nature,
Mountain maple Andrew Collinson Haiku autumn, nature, tree, water,
Premium Member Poem Pools Bernard Chan Free verse water, family, happiness, light, summer,
Beach Walks Maurice Rigoler Light Verse beach, inspiration, water,
Taken For Granted M. L. Kiser Tanka water, appreciation, nature, rain, storm,
SUDDENLY SWANS Ann Gilmour Free verse beauty, dance, surreal, water,
Premium Member Poem By the Water's Edge Eve Roper Alliteration mythology, water,
Burden Of Rain Brenda Chiri Rhyme dark, endurance, storm, water,
Premium Member Poem Bed Bottoms, Wet Entrails John Anderson Free verse river, water,
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Premium Member Poem The farm water tank Lewis Raynes Quatrain appreciation, environment, farm, water,
BY THE WATER'S EDGE Ann Gilmour Alliteration animal, cute, nature, water,
The Streams and Lakes have Ebbed Away Michelo Mweetwa Free verse water, earth day, nature, rain,
I Wonder Daniel Koria Free verse nature, water, world,
The Fisherman meets the Fish allen beilschmidt sr. Free verse fish, water,
The High Hudson David Welch Rhyme water, animal, image, imagery, nature,
Rivers Journey M. L. Kiser Tanka water, appreciation, earth, environment, imagery,
Left and Right Derriziel Pierce Dramatic Verse water, analogy, dark, hyperbole, journey,
The great ones allen beilschmidt sr. Rhyme water,
Premium Member Poem Spring Explosion Carol Connell Haiku water, beauty, bird, flower, imagery,
ACTING DROP Rick Viljoen Rhyme rain, water, weather,

About This Page

Water Poems. Above 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.

Water Poem Example

Crying River

Crying River (The Untold Ballad) 

Undercover waters of rain dash
Cold children, no smiling splash
Tragic sobs, epic force of the mountain rain
Beautiful as it may seem -shallow basin 

She cries a tune, 
Mocking the Maple lands, a beautiful tune
Crooked Cornwall, she steams with the moon
Oceanic dreams, monsoon season, she swoon's
Frozen, dead, ice skating rink
Her wind, Pretty Chains O Lake 
Wet and Wild, the Elk drinks from her garden
Water falls from the lids of Jordan
Beautiful as it may seem with open curtain

When the ocean succeeds away from the sea
She's wide awake during winter's rain and breeze
Lost in the mud's of Bellaire's heartache,
River Blues, ice cold snap, bayou stirring up
Racing rivers crying by the western gutter
Silent, bells chime in the Black Mallard waters
Streams, blowing and drying dew droplets
Little rapid tears, everything spotless
Sugar, Swan waves down by Devils Creek
Listen to the thunder bay rolling deep
Beautiful as it may seem, she weeps

A northern world with streaks of falling rain
Pretty running white hair pane
A weather vane, snow dangles above her domain 
Beautiful crying winds
In the Eyes of Michigan


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