Top 100 Poems About: FISH

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

  • 13.
    The Lung Fish

    The Honorable Ardleigh Wyse
    Was every fisherman's despair;
    He caught his fish on floating flies,
    In fact he caught them in the air, read more »

    Banjo Paterson
  • 14.
    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
  • 15.
    I Laugh When I Hear That The Fish In The Water Is Thirsty

    I laugh when I hear that the fish in the water is thirsty

    You don't grasp the fact that what is most alive of all
    is inside your own house.
    and so you walk from one holy city to the next with
    a confused look! read more »

  • 16.
    A Mullet Is Not A Fish? ?

    So said the smart talk back in 1916.
    For an out-of-work lawyer pickings were lean. read more »

    Sidi J. Mahtrow
  • 17.
    Caring For A Dead Fish

    When the cupboard is bare
    And the cat’s had the cream,
    Who cares about a dead fish? read more »

    Pete Crowther
  • 18.
    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
  • 19.

    The sea came in with her and her curved snout
    and her tin coloured barnacles
    and long threaded rose moles
    patterned on her body. read more »

    Keki Daruwalla
  • 20.
    Upon The Fish In The Water

    The water is the fish's element;
    Take her from thence, none can her death prevent;
    And some have said, who have transgressors been,
    As good not be, as to be kept from sin. read more »

    John Bunyan
  • 21.

    I envied my wife her nightly visions.
    She'd lay each one proudly on the bed

    like a plump, iridescent fish, read more »

    Moniza Alvi
  • 22.
    Fish And Water

    Me, very fishy, unable to understand water
    Move about in search of an answer read more »

    Raveendran N.V.
  • 23.
    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
  • 24.
    Aquarium Fish

    MOULD-COLOURED like the leaf long fallen from
    The autumn branch, he rises now, the Fish.
    The cold eyes of the gannets see their rock: read more »

    Padraic Colum
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