Top 100 Poems About: WATER

In this page, poems on / about “water” are listed.
  • 1.

    Everything on the earth bristled, the bramble
    pricked and the green thread
    nibbled away, the petal fell, falling
    until the only flower was the falling itself. read more »

    Pablo Neruda
  • 2.
    Going For Water

    The well was dry beside the door,
    And so we went with pail and can
    Across the fields behind the house
    To seek the brook if still it ran; read more »

    Robert Frost
  • 3.
    Water Picture

    In the pond in the park
    all things are doubled:
    Long buildings hang and
    wriggle gently. Chimneys read more »

    May Swenson
  • 4.
    Afton Water

    Flow gently, sweet Afton, among thy green braes,
    Flow gently, I'll sing thee a song in thy praise;
    My Mary's asleep by thy murmuring stream,
    Flow gently, sweet Afton, disturb not her dream. read more »

    Robert Burns
  • 5.
    The Boiling Water

    A serious moment for the water is
    when it boils
    And though one usually regards it
    merely as a convenience read more »

    Kenneth Koch
  • 6.

    Water is pure,
    Water is natural,
    Water is healthy,
    Water can help all read more »

    Olivia Taylor
  • 7.
    By The Grey Gulf-Water

    Far to the Northward there lies a land,
    A wonderful land that the winds blow over,
    And none may fathom or understand
    The charm it holds for the restless rover; read more »

    Banjo Paterson
  • 8.
    Water Lily

    My whole life is mine, but whoever says so
    will deprive me, for it is infinite.
    The ripple of water, the shade of the sky
    are mine; it is still the same, my life. read more »

    Rainer Maria Rilke
  • 9.
    Clear Water

    into clear water.
    The light
    hurts my eyes, read more »

    Pia Andersson
  • 10.
    Water, Is Taught By Thirst


    Water, is taught by thirst.
    Land—by the Oceans passed. read more »

    Emily Dickinson
  • 11.
    Ducks Bobbing On The Water

    Ducks bobbing on the water--
    are they also, tonight,
    hoping to get lucky? read more »

    Kobayashi Issa
  • 12.
    Water Lilies

    If you have forgotten water lilies floating
    On a dark lake among mountains in the afternoon shade,
    If you have forgotten their wet, sleepy fragrance,
    Then you can return and not be afraid. read more »

    Sara Teasdale