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Waterways Poems | Examples of Waterways Poetry

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List of Waterways Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem A Shallow Excuse ilene bauer Rhyme waterways, river,
Premium Member Poem Year 2118 AD Roy Pett Prose Poetry waterways, destiny, environment, planet, pollution,
sun-tanned flesh burning Ashley Conte Haiku waterways, summer, water,
Premium Member Poem and the world has changed Dear Heart Personification waterways, future,
Premium Member Poem On My Mother Passing Maurice Yvonne Narrative waterways, cheer up, mother, mother
Above And Below, Water And Sky curtis johnson Free verse waterways, sea, sky, star, sun,
Deep Freeze December 2017 matthew harris Narrative waterways, earth, environment, fate, humanity,
Premium Member Poem I Started A Joke Maria Williams Verse waterways, betrayal, corruption, grief, inspirational,
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Environmentally Yours Aju Mukhopadhyay Prose Poetry waterways, environment,
Waterways Moved Jamala James Bio waterways, confusion, journey, leaving, meaningful,

Miss Liberty
by curtis johnson
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Personification | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterways, america, freedom, imagination, immigration,

The Great Lakes - part three
by MATTHEW harris
An alternate track is via the Illinois River 
(from Chicago), to the Mississippi, up the Ohio, 
and then through the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway 
(combination of a...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterways, america, appreciation, beautiful, boat,

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My Landscape Painting
by Kevin Shaw
My Landscape Painting

Let me describe my painting,
Of a pastel colour landscape,
A Beautiful British Waterway,
Forming our scene and shape.

Walking by the water’s edge,
Following the towpath trail,
Pace...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterways, adventure, image, river, summer,

Civilization In The 21st Century
by Rahman Henry
None inside uniforms—

In waterways
Over lands
Exploring airways

With hurry, traveling the uniforms only....

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterways, character,

Shame
by john scott
Shame to sever the dandelion heads for the sake of neat and tidy lawn
Nature does not do picture perfect parallel, each plant is unique on...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterways, anger,

SONNET for Mother's Day to My Wife and Daughters
by Anil Deo
(Written about 2005, as a sonnet, but I cannot recall why I used 13 rather than 14 syllables per line. Maybe Petrachan? Forgive me if...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterways, america, fish, nature, spring,

The Great Lakes - part two
by matthew harris
An alternate track is via Illinois River (from 
Chicago), to Mississippi, up the Ohio, and then 
through the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway 
(combination of a series of...

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Pastoral | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterways, adventure, america, beauty, blue,

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Venice a Crazy Nice Adventure
by John Anderson
Venice, Italy, is a crazy shamozzle of new and old 
Where junk, graffiti, decay, stunning beauty, 
     history and culture poverty...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterways, adventure, travel,

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VENICE my belle
by Brian Strand
re-post inspired by Nocola contest

Venice,her beauty to behold
Colourful edifices from days of old
Charming waterways,traffic free
Bithplace of revered Vivaldi-
A pastel painted memory....

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterways, beautiful, places,

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My City
by Dear Heart
 ~*~

Oh, my city is very beautiful!
In every changing season of the year;
the downtown center is quite musical,
with outside places for coffee and beer.

The...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterways, home,

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My Illusive Moose
by Betty Janko
First I went all thru Canada
Searching thru icy lakes and ponds  
Verdant green woods and valleys
Looking for the illusive moose.

Then on to Alaska to...

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

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Life On Mars
by Robert Stoner Jr


Six tiny feet softly padded through dark passage,
inherent sensory abilities guide the way.
Sight, smell, taste gleaned in clearest detail.
The ancient surface society, once quite different,
shed...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterways, planet, poetry,

Way Free
by Bryn Roberts
Let out from the cage I was in
Climbed up from the slope that Id slid
Freed from the hole that Id dug since a kid
And the...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterways, addiction, change, recovery from,

The Chennai Floods - First Part
by Mothiram Pushpala
 THE CHENNAI FLOODS - FIRST PART

Firstly the rains came calling cool
It instantly brought hope and happiness
For people relished the Celsius dip down
And hoped for...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterways, courage, halloween, holocaust, horror,

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Soul Stance River - 20
by Justin Bordner
The late may sunlight is bathing a monument of Nature
so colossal in sculpted vertical structure
that it may very well be the palace complex of forgotten...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterways, adventure, endurance,

US Navy Salute
by Robert Heemstra
Norfolk waterways
are full of navy vessels
God bless the navy...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterways, military,

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WHO IS THE GIANT OF THEM ALL
by Olive Eloisa Guillermo - Fraser
WHO IS THE GIANT OF THEM ALL

Animals or humans, who is the giant of them all?
Bearing a two sheathed wings, the Hercules Beetles
crash the Titans...

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Abecedarian | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterways, animal, character, imagery, nature,

The Manchester Ship Canal - Part two
by john fleming
Stilled again across the canals broadening 
Girth;
Mesh cages of rock-filled Gabions 
Reinforcing patches of exposed and arid earth,
Reflecting the glints that gleefully
Twist and dance in...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterways, history, travel,

Flight 1122
by curtis johnson
FLIGHT 1122
by Curtis Johnson

Departing Sacramento, Ca. just past 7:00 AMPT on a nice Saturday morning, we headed for Chicago. All is going well as we...

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Haibun | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterways, art, blessing, blue, chicago,

Success, a Gift to Share
by M. L. Kiser
Oceans of time are heavily travelled waterways, though lives are spent fast.
souls swim in desperation, towards sinking shores.

Many succumb to Chairon’s generous lift and 
never...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waterways, celebration, character, success,