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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.

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Octopus Delight
Octopus delight Went pee inside of a boat Back to the ocean...Read More
Categories: water, adventure, fish, fishing, food,
Form: Haiku

Premium Member forest haiku
silent forest sleeps misty river bends timeless dawn awakes anew...Read More
Categories: water, new year, old, senses,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Moonbeams
Moonbeams clouds cover the moon occasionally moonbeams dance on...Read More
Categories: dance, moon, water,
Form: Haiku
gnarled leathery her hands work magic plunging into flour water and an egg or two...Read More
Categories: food, old, water, woman,
Form: Imagism
Study in White
Acrid smoke in the scientist’s bell jar Blankets of chenille-covered snow Crystalline carbon diamond star Drips forming stalactites grow Effervescent waterfalls’ dreams Frothy-topped cappuccinos Gelid surfaces of lakes and streams Halos of angels in holy repose Icebergs splitting from their source...Read More
Categories: angel, beautiful, snow, water,
Form: Abecedarian

Disturbed silence
d (d r ip d ro p) is t urb ed s il ence ...Read More
Categories: anxiety, life, silence, water,
Form: Free verse
Water trickles loud and clear Soothing moving atmosphere Above eagle glides in circles Over natures course of gurgles. Perchance this is a mere fine dream Creating such cascading stream Atmosphere brisk and cool Now wading in the running pool… Bubbles from the falling...Read More
Categories: dream, fantasy, water,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Muddy Water
My emotion is a raging river, Its dark swirling waters about to flood, And all that its venom will deliver Will be masses of emotional mud; As soon as the rising waters recede, I will become emotionally drained, Whatever it was...Read More
Categories: water, anger, emotions, how i
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Water Tide Adam's Ale-
Wet Liquified physical Risen vaporizing fluid Tides controlling moon streaming Agua 2/18/21 Written words by James Edward Lee Sr © 2021...Read More
Categories: analogy, nature, sea, water,
Form: Cinquain
Oh to be a fish, what a fine life it must be, Swimming all day long in its very own sea. Floating among the greens and the rocks, Diving for food with the eye of a hawk. If only...Read More
Categories: water, anxiety, fish, funny, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Quaint Coastal Setting
We parked on an old quay Amidst a quaint coastal setting Surrounded by platinum clouds Minds soon interpreting In poise our thoughts now action Thralled by the essence of her perfume No longer are we in said quandary Now down...Read More
Categories: water, birthday, car, color, people,
Form: Rhyme
Falling Through Your Waterfall
Watching a waterfall is so stunning it holds you within its grasp it paints in you many a picture so fruitful from a mango to a rasp Imagine sailing down one wide river feels so deep and incredibly high then all...Read More
Categories: life, metaphor, water,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member WATER
A flash a gleam a sudden stream Slipping out of a hole like a snake Her strength her flowing escape A symbol of life she travels from hidden places by routes that she creates. Walking endlessly from rivers to seas She...Read More
Categories: water,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tears
Categories: cry, water,
Form: Lanterne
Poetic Precipitation
Sometimes, when it rains it pours.. There is no time to take a pause. You drip a drop atop a page, and suddenly an ocean's rage at being trapped inside a cloud is roaring in you, clear...Read More
Categories: water, extended metaphor, fun, poetry,
Form: Rhyme

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Definition | What is Water in Poetry?