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Altar Poems - Poems about Altar

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Her Last Client, Part III
...th this? She didn’t even know where to begin, but she’d do what she could to make sure her girls both made it to the altar as virgins.......Read More
Categories: altar, gender, marriage, political, sad,
Form: Narrative



Blood Sacrifice
...he sound of the drum dum dum dum The heaving bodies jump triumphantly We are dragged by ropes round our necks Up the altar to our death The chieftain is clad in ornate armour He deliberately cuts his hand with a dagger The chieftain ......Read More
Categories: altar, courage, dark, death, senses,
Form: Narrative
The Caged God
...e And wonder at his majesty and might A swipe of his paw Could kill us Rend us in two And when we come to the altar We speak to him Like we are talking to our senile grandfather God seems intent on killing us We seem intent ......Read More
Categories: altar, religion, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member ADRIFT THE MIST
... i remember most your eyes the way they always seemed to follow me then left me in a sudden haste to drown at the altar of nostalgia alone in my bog of memories you didn't mean to die but left me adrift in the misty silences of ye......Read More
Categories: altar, death, grief, lonely, longing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Shaddah is Ready To Be Herself
...n this case a goddess of prophecy who had forgotten herself Shaddah had brought her best ingredients to the amethyst altar Using her Grandmother Jeannie’s famous Wiccan kettle Mixer of the seventh daughter of the seventh daughter Tran......Read More
Categories: altar, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Prose Poetry



Horn More Random Haiku
...our age never go on a rampage read book page by page God will be taller and at times we may falter worshiped at altar sinners will resist our lives of God does consist effort must persist Jim Horn......Read More
Categories: altar, allegory, analogy,
Form: Haiku
Fidelite'
...Divorce not an option, vows to remain The altar enmired, betrothal reclaimed Children all lettered, their offspring to spin My nuptials enduring —faithfu......Read More
Categories: altar, marriage,
Form: Rhyme
WALK ME THROUGH THE SHALLOW VALLEY
...am stranger on this lonely path Lead me before the twin ancient temples Let me worship before the daughter of Zion's altars Let me marvel at the sight of the wonders of the gods Let my eyes behold the curves that no architect can make ......Read More
Categories: altar, beauty, cute love, sensual,
Form: Free verse
Mount Ararat
... The famous mountain where Noah came to rest, ending the ecliptic flood, building an altar for time as test. Flourished kingdoms at the upper Tigris grew, Babylonia and Urardhu created powers to sew. P......Read More
Categories: altar, 12th grade, humanity, meaningful,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member Crimson Flaming Orb
...succulent portions to be eaten through the ages like sacrifical lambs carted down the road of insanity to the hidden altar of greed and corruption It's where men gather their armies complete with marching bands as they bow before th......Read More
Categories: altar, conflict, corruption, death, life,
Form: Free verse
Take Me To The Altar
...Take me to the altar tonight The guided vaults can't stop us Re-echoe those heart blowing Words of yours that engulfed me Like ......Read More
Categories: altar, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member afflictions and perspectives
...f soothing prescriptions temple tables turned on a spinning top defeating gravity and arrest sprung upon her an altar mounted on springs recoiling from myrrh and frankincense vapours blowing midnight oil on their imposters per......Read More
Categories: altar, addiction,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Keep
...es of hellish fires Wrought with the heed an angel's lust requires Their marrows stained her altar And how could heaven fault her? Thus dazzled fools she'd paint upon the moon With grace for al......Read More
Categories: altar, analogy, dark, lust, metaphor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Truth be Told
...ing champagne from her braw. She, for once was not eating cake and was thus unveiling the myth of leavened bread at her altar. A merry go round of deception in the snake pit in which a contortionist was trapped in limbo and loin cloth from ......Read More
Categories: altar, allegory, black love,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Hypnotizing Moon
...f her golden wine, dare you to drink the wanton sips then surrender the rusted keys that open your willing lock The altar laid with perfumed petals, brooding red rose candles burning behind your hypnotized veiled sight You give the......Read More
Categories: altar, moon, passion,
Form: Rhyme

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