Top 100 Poems About: FISH

In this page, poems on / about “fish” are listed.

  • 13.
    The Song Of Hiawatha Viii: Hiawatha's Fishing

    Forth upon the Gitche Gumee,
    On the shining Big-Sea-Water,
    With his fishing-line of cedar, read more »

    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • 14.
    A Fish Answers

    Amazing monster! that, for aught I know,
    With the first sight of thee didst make our race
    For ever stare! O flat and shocking face,
    Grimly divided from the breast below! read more »

    James Henry Leigh Hunt
  • 15.
    The Shepherd Piping To The Fishes

    A Shepherd seeking with his Lass
    To shun the Heat of Day;
    Was seated on the shadow'd Grass,
    Near which a flowing Stream did pass, read more »

    Anne Kingsmill Finch
  • 16.
    Monologue Of A Commercial Fisherman

    “If you work a body of water and a body of woman
    you can take fish out of one and children out of the other read more »

    Alan Dugan
  • 17.
    Our Biggest Fish

    When in the halcyon days of old, I was a little tyke,
    I used to fish in pickerel ponds for minnows and the like;
    And oh, the bitter sadness with which my soul was fraught
    When I rambled home at nightfall with the puny string I'd caught! read more »

    Eugene Field
  • 18.
    Fish Food (An Obituary To Hart Crane)

    As you drank deep as Thor, did you think of milk or wine?
    Did you drink blood, while you drank the salt deep?
    Or see through the film of light, that sharpened your rage with its stare,
    a shark, dolphin, turtle? Did you not see the Cat read more »

    John Brooks Wheelwright
  • 19.
    When The Fishing Boats Go Out

    When the lucent skies of morning flush with dawning rose once more,
    And waves of golden glory break adown the sunrise shore,
    And o'er the arch of heaven pied films of vapor float.
    There's joyance and there's freedom when the fishing boats go out. read more »

    Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • 20.
    Miss Molly And The Little Fishes

    OH, sweet Miss Molly,
    You're so fond
    Of Fishes in a little Pond.
    And perhaps they're glad read more »

    Kate Greenaway
  • 21.
    A Wreath To The Fish

    Who is this fish, still wearing its wealth,
    flat on my drainboard, dead asleep,
    its suit of mail proof only against the stream?
    What is it to live in a stream, read more »

    Nancy Willard
  • 22.
    The South Wind: A Fisherman's Blessing

    O blessed drums of Aldershot!
    O blessed South-west train!
    O blessed, blessed Speaker's clock,
    All prophesying rain! read more »

    Charles Kingsley
  • 23.
    We Fish

    We fish, we fish, we merrily swim,
    We care not for friend nor for foe.
    Our fins are stout,
    Our tails are out, read more »

    Herman Melville
  • 24.
    An Epitaph On A Goldfish

    Five inches deep Sir Goldfish lies,
    Here last September was he laid,
    Poppies these that were his eyes, read more »

    Richard Le Gallienne
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