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Waterfront Poems | Examples of Waterfront Poetry

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List of Waterfront Poems

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Freshness, Happiness and Truthfulness john sensele Free verse waterfront, poems,
Premium Member Poem Oscar-ku 27 -On The Waterfront Mark Toney Haiku waterfront, conflict, corruption, emotions, film,
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Theater of Utter Charm Part 7 Walter Alter Free verse waterfront, how i feel,
Weather forecast George Aul Haiku waterfront, nature,
Waterfront Daniel Hunter Free verse waterfront, mystery,
Premium Member Poem HOLD IT Line Gauthier Free verse waterfront, anxiety, crazy, meaningful, nature,
DO NOT FALL IN LOVE WITH A POET Jonah Okpabi ABC waterfront, angel, autumn, baseball,
Fabrics finding fabrications Taoi Chanan I do not know? waterfront, animal,
Premium Member Poem Showtime Duncan R. M. Ferguson Dramatic Verse waterfront, humanity, , memorial, ,
Lovers By The Moonlight Ken Jordan Dramatic Verse waterfront, desire, innocence, lust,

Suspended from a cloud
by Chris Green

Suspended from a cloud

Only in my dreams 
does this endless fashion flow
When lilies on a water line
bloom in soft colors and ivory whispers
Pushing waves to...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterfront, beach, imagery, sensual,

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Week 1 - Brian's Poet of Note - 'Jack Gilbert'
by Brian Johnston
A Brief For The Defense 

Sorrow everywhere. Slaughter everywhere. If babies 
are not starving someplace, they are starving 
somewhere else. With flies in their nostrils....

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterfront, joy, life, love,

Light and Dark
by Kay Roberts
I haven't left my heart there,
My shock I can't disguise,
San Francisco wasn't what I expected,
Which has taken me by surprise.
Please don't get me wrong,
I'm happy...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterfront, addiction, beauty, history, people,

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The Sea Beckons
by Victor Buhagiar
The sea beckons.
The air is heavy with heat,
     the sun fries the streets,
        ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterfront, blue, sea,

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SOCIETY - me arse
by John lawless
Society – me arse


Society, the straight jacket of “socially” acceptable mores,
condemning all to a “one size fits all living coffin.
Social “mores”, cultural cudgels of “independent...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterfront, society,

Bible Study
by Robert Grappel
The earth was void and without form…
And the voice of the Lord was upon the waters…

	In the roll of a tsunami wave across the Pacific
	Born...

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Didactic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterfront, bible, religious, weather,

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The Red Parasol
by Laura Loo
The Red Parasol Contest
Sponsor: Eve Roper


Wandering along the soft shores of Vermont,
I carry my red parasol as Bluebell shares fond
memories with me of good times...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterfront, beach, beauty, friendship, loss,

Lake Michigan
by Art Wielgus
Just as mirror of the sea,
 Lake Michigan’s shinning big.
 Boats are passing with the sails –
 summer has refreshing air.
 
Ideal shallow to swim...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterfront, america,

Retractional Setback
by Crow thepoet
I am a tad late
I guess I bound myself to a date
but I've had my fill of distractions
so here, I'll get straight to the point
while...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterfront, how i feel,

It Won't Be Dark Forever
by Johnny Williams
Daylight dies
Blackout the sky
Does anyone care
Is anyone there 
Enjoy this life 
Pop open a Sprite 
Roll over to the right and kiss my wife 
She's...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterfront, cheer up, depression, desire,

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SHORELINE'S MEMOIRS
by nette onclaud


Lapping against the shoreline’s edge,
Fluid quartz-crystal of waves rush
through my toes . As I align home-made
paper boats wiggling against ebb tide,  
the looped hammock...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterfront, introspection, sea,

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A Day At The Beach Part I
by Nayda Ivette Negron
Ocean waves broke at the tide, revealing the rocks beneath the surface of the crystalline water. The sun was shining with a red hue as...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterfront, feelings,

Our Day Out
by Stuart Rose
Our Day Out

Our day out to Wales in the Summer of 1981
In car temperature soars that alike to Lebanon,
Not like the previous year of 1980
When...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterfront, adventure, appreciation, childhood, summer,

Although I Called Your Name
by Su Ben
I was on a boat 
made of my cherished memory
drifting along the river named ‘Time’
called your name; my dear, my darling

why don’t you answer my...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterfront, imagery, longing, lost love,

from the clustered closet to the benevolent bumpy roads
by Marty King
sharing a slice of pizza
sharing our dreams like a butterscotch milkshake
all out of napkins
bathroom paper towels as a substitute
waterfront booth vibe
barry manilow made it through...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterfront, fun,

CONCH SOUND
by Mia Pratt
Conch Sound
the garden of North Andros
the place where my father’s navel string lay
The settlement sits on the vicinity of the waterfront
with old Bahamian sloops piloted...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterfront, imagery, nature,

Simple Life
by Ken Jordan
Poet:  Ken Jordan
Poem:  Simple Life
Edited by:  Sparkle Jordan
written:  July/2015


I don't want
a 
Victorian,

on 
the waterfront,

with
a
Baby Grand
piano

In
the window -

I don't want
to
own

a house
in
the mountains,

to
watch
the...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterfront, farm, life, peace,

Don Quixote Golf East
by Su Ben
On one night, 
is it because of a bewitched full moon?
while driving my rusty shaking junk car
I became Don Quixote de la Mancha 
mounted on...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterfront, allegory, hero, imagination,

The Changing Perspective
by poesy relish
The stretch of water mating with the clear blue sky
 at the horizon as the sun bids good bye
  shades of crimson hue merging...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterfront, childhood, feelings, kiss, love

The Fancies of a Midsummer Waterfront
by Su Ben
—The Sense of Sight With No Ending Point—

it was early in the morning a sailboat anchored in the harbor 
awakened from the deep sweet dream...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterfront, fantasy, image, word play,