Top 100 Poems About: FISH

In this page, poems on / about “fish” are listed.
  • 1.
    The Fish

    I caught a tremendous fish
    and held him beside the boat
    half out of water, with my hook
    fast in a corner of his mouth. read more »

    Elizabeth Bishop
  • 2.

    Fish (fly-replete, in depth of June,
    Dawdling away their wat'ry noon)
    Ponder deep wisdom, dark or clear, read more »

    Rupert Brooke
  • 3.
    The Fish

    ALTHOUGH you hide in the ebb and flow
    Of the pale tide when the moon has set,
    The people of coming days will know
    About the casting out of my net, read more »

    William Butler Yeats
  • 4.
    To A Fish

    You strange, astonished-looking, angle-faced,
    Dreary-mouthed, gaping wretches of the sea,
    Gulping salt-water everlastingly,
    Cold-blooded, though with red your blood be graced, read more »

    James Henry Leigh Hunt
  • 5.
    The Maldive Shark

    About the Shark, phlegmatical one,
    Pale sot of the Maldive sea,
    The sleek little pilot-fish, azure and slim,
    How alert in attendance be. read more »

    Herman Melville
  • 6.
    Fish And Shadow

    The salmon-trout drifts in the stream,
    The soul of the salmon-trout floats over the stream
    Like a little wafer of light. read more »

    Ezra Pound
  • 7.
    The Fish

    through black jade
    Of the crow-blue mussel-shells, one keeps
    adjusting the ash heaps; read more »

    Marianne Moore
  • 8.
    Address To Certain Golfishes

    RESTLESS forms of living light
    Quivering on your lucid wings,
    Cheating still the curious sight read more »

    Hartley Coleridge
  • 9.
    When Fishes Set Umbrellas Up

    When fishes set umbrellas up
    If the rain-drops run,
    Lizards will want their parasols
    To shade them from the sun. read more »

    Christina Georgina Rossetti
  • 10.
    The Jellyfish

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    Ogden Nash
  • 11.
    'Tin Fish'

    The ships destroy us above
    And ensnare us beneath.
    We arise, we lie down, and we move
    In the belly of Death. read more »

    Rudyard Kipling
  • 12.
    Flying Fish

    I HAVE lived in many half-worlds myself ... and so I know you.
    I leaned at a deck rail watching a monotonous sea, the same circling birds and the same plunge of furrows carved by the plowing keel. read more »

    Carl Sandburg
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