Sharks

Sharks' Teeth by Kay Ryan
Everything contains some
Inheritance of Waterfalls and Sharks by Martín Espada
In 1898, with the infantry from Illinois
What To Do About Sharks by Vivian Shipley
If a hammerhead or a great white makes
The Sharks by Denise Levertov
Well then, the last day the sharks appeared
Flying Fish: An Ode [excerpt] by Charles Wharton Stork
How must it be to swim among your kind
Beach Walk by Henri Cole
I found a baby shark on the beach
In a Breath by Carl Sandburg
High noon. White sun flashes on the Michigan Avenue asphalt
World Below the Brine by Walt Whitman
The world below the brine
I Wonder What It Feels Like to be Drowned? by Robert Graves
Look at my knees
Ode on Dictionaries by Barbara Hamby
A-bomb is how it begins with a big bang on page
The Sea is History by Derek Walcott
Where are your monuments, your battles, martyrs?
White Sales by Allen Grossman
The Bus stops uptown
No Place Like Home by Stephen Cushman
My ocean's the one bad weather blows out to.
The Maldive Shark by Herman Melville
About the Shark, phlegmatical one
Upon Shark by Robert Herrick
Shark, when he goes to any publick feast
Untitled [There, by the crescent moon, the shark] by Shido
There, by the crescent moon, the shark
The Shark by William Henry Venable
Captured! Along the beach those shouts reveal
The Sirens by James Russell Lowell
The sea is lonely, the sea is dreary
The Ripple Effect by Jamey Dunham
The sleepy shark rolls from bed
Seal Lullaby by Rudyard Kipling
Oh! hush thee, my baby, the night is behind us
Submarine Mountains by Cale Young Rice
Under the sea, which is their sky, they rise
The Bluefish by Isaac McLellan
It is a brave, a royal sport
Song of the Paddlers [excerpt] by Herman Melville
Dip, dip, in the brine our paddles dip
Summer [excerpt] by James Thomson
Increasing still the terrors of these storms
The Shark by Lord Alfred Douglas
A treacherous monster is the Shark
The Shark by Isaac McLellan
The seaboy sailing o'er the main
The Shark's Parlor by James Dickey
Memory: I can take my head and strike it on a wall on Cumberland Island
Ants and Sharks by Tomasz Rózycki
An ant devours a larva, in accord
Plague of Dead Sharks by Alan Dugan
Who knows whether the sea heals or corrodes
Murray Dreaming by Stephen Edgar
It's not the sharks
The Steel Rippers by Patricia Carlin
That cheapster chopper
At Shark Reef Sanctuary by Eva Alice Counsell
Only seagulls surround us
Rome by Brigit Pegeen Kelly
I saw once, in a rose garden, a remarkable statue
Coffee and Oranges by Joel Brouwer
The music on TV turned gloomy. Sharks
Shoal of Sharks by Richard O'Connell
Oh, look at all the porpoise! someone shouted
The Shark by Judith Beveridge
We heard the creaking clutch of the crank
Ashore by Ernest Hilbert
The harpooned great white shark heaves onto sand
Angel Shark by Hailey Leithauser
Wan oxymoron of a fish, dotted
Tiger Shark by Hailey Leithauser
Fear streamlined to elegance
Sharks in the Rivers by Ada Limón
We'll say unbelievable things
Haunted Seas by Cale Young Rice
A gleaming glassy ocean