Ocean Poems

Poems about Deep Blue Seas

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.

Poems about the Beauty of the Ocean

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  1. Promises Of A New Day

    Exploring Life's Possibilities

    The perpetual cadence of the vast sea
    Stirs a restless desire that engulfs me.
    Like an infinite force I dare not impede,
    Briefly rushing in - only to then recede.

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  3. A Miracle To Behold

    The Beauty Of The Ocean

    Seagulls soar above her surf,
    The sun reflects and gleams,
    While people come from miles around
    To stroll upon her beach.

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  4. Sea

    • By Bronagh M. Dunne
    • Published: July 9, 2018
    Poem About The Beauty Of The Sea

    ever changing, constant
    rhythmic and random
    silence, full of sound
    like cold water

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    I too grew up on the coast in Ireland. The Atlantic energizes and grounds me. I feel at peace on the shore like nowhere else on Earth. I live in Cumbria now where I can reach the coast easily...

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  6. The Sea

    • By Shirley Fudge
    • Published: July 9, 2018
    Childhood Memories Of The Ocean

    Gentle lulling of the sea,
    Once again you beckon me.
    Caressing waves upon the shore
    Transporting me to years of yore.

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    I really enjoyed this poem about the ocean. Very beautifully written, and it says so much in a nice poetic way! Thanks for sharing!

  7. The Ocean

    • By Isaac H.
    • Published: June 21, 2018
    Power And Beauty Of The Ocean

    It roars like a lion,
    Yet so calm and sincere,
    Like a refined diamond.
    Much beauty lurks here.

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  8. The Red And White Striped Lighthouse

    • By Ebvor
    • Published: April 2017

    The red and white striped lighthouse,
    Standing by the sea,
    As quiet as a mouse,
    Telling boats where it be.

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    This touches my heart, because it brings back beautiful memories of all the lighthouses that I have seen in my lifetime. And the heartfelt meaning when you hear the story of the lighthouse....

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  10. Two Faced

    • By Megan Phillips
    • Published: August 2016
    The Facade Of The Ocean

    Blue waters peaceful as ice,
    Standing frozen as the rays of light break through the waves.
    The ocean plays and tumbles
    Like a child after school,

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  11. The Ocean

    • By B Gosling
    • Published: November 2014

    The waves trickle along my toes.
    The soft ocean sprays across my nose.
    The sand was compliant under my feet,
    Exactly where the ocean and it decide to meet.

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    This is a love affair with the sea and shore. It uses all of our senses by embracing it. It takes the reader to the seashore. It may be good to use for my mindful group sessions.

  12. My Blue World

    Poem About The Beautiful Ocean

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

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    I love the ocean as well, just the sound of its waves and the smell of the salty water and the breeze that carries it. When I get mad or sad I just think of the ocean, and it calms me down. I...

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  13. Sea Fever

    I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky,
    And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by,
    And the wheel's kick and the wind's song and the white sail's shaking,
    And a gray mist on the sea's face, and a gray dawn breaking.

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    The first few words of "Sea Fever" were in a newspaper quiz that my daughter and I tackle each day. She was amazed that I could complete the first line (but I couldn't remember the author's...

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