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Acclaim Poems

Acclaim Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of acclaim poetry to share and read. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for acclaim.

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Premium Member Carl Sagan

A fan of Carl Sagan since first hearing his name
Impressed from day one, by his personality, his fame
 Learned about the Cosmos
Bout the world of tomorrow
Never so enthralled by anyone with such acclaim

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Categories: acclaim, friend,
Form: Limerick

Mariah Calls
Writing outside the audience,
applause means something more

Writing the words inherent,
oblivious to the score

Writing outside the audience,
and critical acclaim

Writing for time eternal
—Mariah calls your name

(Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2020) 
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Categories: acclaim, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Whole in the Ground
He wrapped his remains into his souls’ coffin at the cemetery

An oracle told him to be aware of gravediggers at the boneyard

Under cover of a midnight moon he sought solace and closure

Removed the wooden cross of too many forks from...Read More
Categories: acclaim, appreciation,
Form: Free verse
My dear
If you meet me
You will soon meet
Me at my finest listless 
Slow like a worm
A total birdbrain

Pardon, pardon 
My dear
These were
My silent acclaim 
Reiterate your word
Reiterate your action 
But mind's constant motion 
... ... ...
Could you 
imagine me
How...Read More
Categories: acclaim, deep, emotions, fear, feelings, forgiveness, poetry, voice,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Self Talk
The blindfold slips away under currents of corrosive tears

	Shadows line myopic eyes in blistering haze

Cataracts melt sightless accusations and brooding incisions

	A flickering candle waxes and wanes the stare

Monosyllabic lines dance repetitions in the moribund chorus

	Sound out how far boundaries of...Read More
Categories: acclaim, appreciation, best friend,
Form: Free verse

One Vote Shy
Last year Mariano
Made the Baseball Hall of Fame,
Unanimously, it turned out,
To thunderous acclaim.

This year is Derek Jeter’s turn,
Another Yankee star
And everyone expected him
To reach Rivera’s bar.

But no such luck, for Jeter,
With so many wins and hits,
Got elected with no problem
(Or...Read More
Categories: acclaim, baseball,
Form: Rhyme
Danny Salazar in Leavenworth
They could have ranged together foreever, in just that way
The moment of experience, un-cloaked and with innocent play
In co-creation perfect, when the Lord frequently appeared With approval and fulness of strength, and nothing he feared
Since Abel was able. That is...Read More
Categories: acclaim, addiction, appreciation, arabic, beauty, black love, character,
Form: Chant Royal
Letter to my son

Son,  to be a man,
You need to listen to men.
You will get experience straight from the horse's mouth about manhood. 
Have more dignity and rationality with women,
It will make you a commendable son and husband. 
And you need to...Read More
Categories: acclaim, africa, blessing, voice,
Form: Narrative
Great Surfer Soon Became
Great Surfer Soon Became

Truly great surfer he soon became,
And was known for his wide acclaim;
Never did behave;
Became wave slave,
Along with all of his fortune and fame.

Jim Horn

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Categories: acclaim, allegory, analogy,
Form: Limerick
Jesus was born in a manger
Of course, He is the messenger
It was the humble beginning!
King of Kings won every inning!!

With a touch, He cured
Orphans and destitute, He cared
With miracles, He hinted His divinity
He is the answer to the humanity

He Himself...Read More
Categories: acclaim, angel, bible, christian, christmas, jesus, mythology, religion,
Form: Couplet

The Great Writer's Fate, Part I
My name is Bedford Schiller-Smith,
and you’ve probably seen it before
on the book racks in airport shops,
usually just inside the doors.

I’ve made a career of writing,
tech and spy thrillers are my bag,
but if you don’t’ recognize me,
you’ve certainly heard of my...Read More
Categories: acclaim, art, celebrity, family, father, father son, sad,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Proud to call you Friend
Delicately done my friend
I watch your busy hands
Tending to little ones who are hurting
Cuddling them in unabashed ways
Encouraging them 
Loving them

Soft spoken friend of all
Sharing your lap and your arms
Bringing your love and faith to the little ones
Brightening their day...Read More
Categories: acclaim, friend, friendship, friendship love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Stronger than Death
We argued until the cows came home and lived in a city
Hardly ever even agreed to disagree and never budged an inch
There was always an If and or definite But and resolute No

			Your hair is too long and untidy
		In frazzled...Read More
Categories: acclaim, appreciation,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Surrender to the Holy Spirit
Oh, Holy Spirit such joy in thy numen name,
Amidst a plentiful paraclete of a burning flame…
Stormy skies subdue as you enter with a tame,
Dropping pearls from heaven an almighty acclaim.

White Doves follow your peaceful playful presence,
Cozy comfort in your propelling...Read More
Categories: acclaim, heaven, light, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Autumn Season
Autumn Season (Acrostic)

Autumn brings a beautiful season of splendor each year
Unusual beauty of the leaves—their grandeur is so fair
Touching hearts of God’s creation with radiance bright
Urging us on to enjoy such natural beauty and delight
Manifestation of what He has done...Read More
Categories: acclaim, america, appreciation, autumn, blessing, happiness, inspirational, thanksgiving
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Neil
Canadian-born in 1945,
Born following the closure of hateful war,
In which so many brave men had lost their lives,
And born to witness the effect of many more:
The man with a "Heart of Gold", a metaphor
For his own high-profile and enduring war,
Fought...Read More
Categories: acclaim, career, children, crazy, environment, sad, song,
Form: Canzone
Premium Member LUDix-Rym

I love you so from miles away
Your face is before me all the day
You stole my heart, what can I say
All I know how to do is pray
And hope that you feel the very same way
That we could always be...Read More
Categories: acclaim, anxiety, conflict, depression, devotion, girl, love, romantic
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Beggars Would Ride
How I wish I could be
Someone other than me,
Someone whose name
Has won lasting acclaim,
A person whose presence
Could make a big difference,
One with the authority
To sway the majority,
Whose political protest
Would generate interest,
A woman so wise 
That her words magnetise,
Whose outstanding beauty
Enhances...Read More
Categories: acclaim, beauty, image, people, political, voice,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Brian's Gems
Wendy and Constance
Enjoy Brian’s Blogs
And contests therein
Which he catalogs
For all who enter

They wonder why
More don’t stop by
To enter same
And gain acclaim

His contests
Like speed chess
So much fun



October 11, 2019
F F I series 25 dim hex blog
Brian Strand, sponsor

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Categories: acclaim, cool, encouraging, fun, poems, poetry,
Form: Diminished Hexaverse
Premium Member I'll Never Forget What's His Name

I had in my first year of college
a blind date, and boy, was he lame.
Of manners he had little knowledge.
I’ll never forget what’s his name.

I think that we went to a dance,
but the moves that he made were so tame
there...Read More
Categories: acclaim, men,
Form: Kyrielle
Premium Member Reflections
The morning mirror shows my aging eyes;
a dim reflection of what used to be.
With woeful trepidation I surmise
that I’m approaching final destiny.

As time’s relentless ticking marches by,
I start to think about that fateful day;
my presence here will bid a fond...Read More
Categories: acclaim, age, death, introspection, poetry,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Butcherbird
A butcherbird all smart in black and white
Is perching deftly on a branch nearby,
Chirruping loudly in the warm sunlight,
Lifting his innocent face to the sky.
The white apron front that gives him his name,
Swells with the effort put into his song,
As...Read More
Categories: acclaim, bird, cheer up, day, red, song,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Shakespeare
This is the form of verse that brought him fame,
And from which he frequently is quoted,
Receiving from the public just acclaim
For the skill for which his craft is noted.
Perhaps the poem that is most well known
Compares a lady with a...Read More
Categories: acclaim, appreciation, celebrity, eulogy, inspiration, poetry,
Form: Sonnet
A tragic life
A master's son at dusk gibed me, a tragic life
When my toils, he gratify defraying with feed
Was he who culled from abject, a hapless life
An itchy bastard deflating hope with a rod.

O' courage into my blood drip, I must reclaim
Away...Read More
Categories: acclaim, anxiety,
Form: Sonnet
Queen Elizabeth ll
With dignity she wears the crown of fame
Whose eminence she never would have sought,
Yet providence established her acclaim
And future plans by duty’s cast were wrought.

Forever circumspective in her ways
She guards her words with diplomatic skill,
Compliant and determined all her days
Her...Read More
Categories: acclaim, appreciation, dedication,
Form: Rhyme