Top 100 Poems About: BEACH

In this page, poems on / about “beach” are listed.
  • 1.
    Dover Beach

    The sea is calm to-night.
    The tide is full, the moon lies fair
    Upon the straits; - on the French coast the light
    Gleams and is gone; the cliffs of England stand, read more »

    Matthew Arnold
  • 2.
    Evening On Calais Beach

    IT is a beauteous evening, calm and free,
       The holy time is quiet as a Nun
       Breathless with adoration; the broad sun
    Is sinking down in its tranquillity; read more »

    William Wordsworth
  • 3.
    On Home Beaches

    Back, in my fifties, fatter that I was then,
    I step on the sand, belch down slight horror to walk
    a wincing pit edge, waiting for the pistol shot
    laughter. Long greening waves cash themselves, foam change read more »

    Les Murray
  • 4.
    The Beach

    Louder than gulls the little children scream
    Whom fathers haul into the jovial foam;
    But others fearlessly rush in, breast high,
    Laughing the salty water from their mouthes- read more »

    Robert Graves
  • 5.
    I Saw From The Beach

    I saw from the beach, when the morning was shining,
    A bark o'er the waters move gloriously on;
    I came when the sun o'er that beach was declining,
    The bark was still there, but the waters were gone. read more »

    Thomas Moore
  • 6.
    Beach Glass

    While you walk the water's edge,
    turning over concepts
    I can't envision, the honking buoy
    serves notice that at any time read more »

    Amy Clampitt
  • 7.

    When I have come with happy heart to sixty years and ten,
    I'll buy a boat and sail away upon a summer sea;
    And in a little lonely isle that's far and far from men,
    In peace and praise I'll spend the days the Gods allow to me. read more »

    Robert William Service
  • 8.
    On The Beach

    At dawn, bare footed, viewing as far as eyes can reach,
    the water's edge advances and recedes along the beach.

    Before me I see a carpet of half-buried shells of sea-creatures, read more »

    Michael Williams
  • 9.
    Hampton Beach

    THE SUNLIGHT glitters keen and bright,
    Where, miles away,
    Lies stretching to my dazzled sight
    A luminous belt, a misty light, read more »

    John Greenleaf Whittier
  • 10.
    I Thought Of You

    I thought of you and how you love this beauty,
    And walking up the long beach all alone
    I heard the waves breaking in measured thunder
    As you and I once heard their monotone. read more »

    Sara Teasdale
  • 11.
    In Praise Of Songs That Die


    Ah, they are passing, passing by, read more »

    Vachel Lindsay
  • 12.
    The Pirates In England

    When Rome was rotten-ripe to her fall,
    And the sceptre passed from her hand,
    The pestilent Picts leaped over the wall read more »

    Rudyard Kipling
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