Ocean Poems

Three quarters of the earth's surface is covered by water. The ocean conceals billions of creatures interacting in ways that we will never fully understand. Much of the ocean is mysterious. We cruise along on boats on the ocean's surface, and sit on beaches watching the ocean's surf meet the land. One of the great things about the ocean is that we cannot build on it. It will remain a vast open space perfect for contemplation.

Nature Poems about Oceans

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  • by Ivan Nikolic
  • Published: 6/23/2014
One Island's Tale

Only boats catch connotes of the island's sober wines
Only ships wrap the slips on the cleats of twining lines
Only flags flap in tags with color that assigns
Only passage on vessel's …

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The Calling

The waves whisper to me, calling me to the soft sand.
The water sweeps over my feet, surrounds where I stand.

The breeze caresses my face, whips my hair.
The wind encloses my body, …

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  • by Selene
  • Published: 6/1/2011
Magical Sunset

As the day ends to rest
The sunset does its best
Setting on fire the lively waves
Colouring orange the nature he saves
its pure ancient glorious perfection.

The great ocean will …

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This poem reminds me of when my boyfriend took me to a date. He took me to the beach and he had me blindfolded...and we got to watch the sun set. It was so romantic and everytime I looked at him it …

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  • by Lanna M
  • Published: 12/17/2013
Poem About The Beautiful Ocean, My Blue World

I know a place where the world is still
where time and space has no hold
I know a place where my heart and soul are one
and there are stories left untold

I know a place where I rest …

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This touched me. Someone with the same passion for the ocean. Very beautiful. Well done!

  • by Michelle
  • Published: 10/3/2011
Whale Song

A weak bellowing echoing across the dunes
One last call for help
Heat shimmering across the sand
Sun slowly drying
A beautiful giant of the sea
Once so free, so strong and powerful …

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I would really like to know your full name, because I'm writing an analysis on your poem and would like to have the full authors name. I would be very grateful

  • by Melissa Roberson
  • Published: 7/7/2007
Sea Poem, A Day At Sea

As the ocean waves at me,
And the sand greets the sea,
The fish swim free,
And shells wash up by me.
The sand squishes suddenly,
Between my shoeless toes.
Then the tide flows over …

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Felt like I am standing along the sea shores. Thanks for such a piece of art. I am inspired to develop my writing skills now. Suraj Suresh

  • by Iqbal Singh Sidhu
  • Published: 6/1/2011
A Storm In Sea

The silence grew,
No wind Flew,
A roar boasted all my ties,
And I saw a mighty wave rise,
Tall tough and giant it seemed,
All those nightmares redeemed,
I was doomed of my …

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Whoa! That was a nice one. Full of imagery. I could feel that very storm in the sea. I could feel the dark night of that very lonely sailor's life at stake. My mind soared up and down and this way …

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