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Best Acolytes Poems

Below are the all-time best Acolytes poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of acolytes poems written by PoetrySoup members


Lucifer
"Until an hour before the Devil fell, God thought him beautiful in heaven."

A thousand, million years had fled
then thousand million more,
yet it was still the...

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Categories: acolytes, sorrow,
Form: Free verse



A Tree on Winter's Night
In 
grace, 
now seen 
a verdant tree,
its trunk and limbs
splayed in the round, 
perfect radial symmetry.
Were nature absent intellect
might such majesty e'er result—
accidental tour de...

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Categories: acolytes, tree,
Form: Concrete
Alone
Wisdom murmurs amid paucity of things—
seekers contemplative in cross-legged trance.  
Pondering vaguities pensive meditation brings—
to apprehend with nonchalance of glance. 

While to acolytes, such...

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Categories: acolytes, corruption,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Pope Francis
Pope Francis's belief in the Almighty
has been brought to serious question,
when, on his speech on Origins, 
the Bible received nary a mention -
save for a...

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Categories: acolytes, bible, character, philosophy, religion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Hospital Stay - Part I
                        ...

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Categories: acolytes, angst, change, fear, feelings,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Our Preposterous Fictions
The preposterous fictions many
           profess to be unvarnished truth
     warp the...

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Categories: acolytes, books, bullying, change, character,
Form: Free verse
The Boy from the Tail End of the Goldhawk Road One
The Boy from the Tail End of the Goldhawk Road

1.

The Boy from the Tail End of the Goldhawk Road

I was born Carl Robert Halling at...

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Categories: acolytes, child, childhood, children, england,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Eye Sketching
Eye Sketching
              by Odin Roark

Acolytes of inner actualization know…

Upon an oak tree
Scrawls...

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© Odin Roark  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: acolytes, holiday,
Form: Free verse
Nobody's Land
Lenient, odd reciprocity,
chains by chains, combustion of lies,
exposed vulnerability,
an abyss full of screaming cries.

A minute passed by, I commend,
a tenacious wheel in motion,
drifting across its...

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Categories: acolytes, bullying, depression, destiny,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member A Few Years Back and Forth
A few years back,
in the prior millennium,
1993 to be more precise
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
born without a stage name
had his book entitled "The Evolving Self" published,
by which he...

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Categories: acolytes, beauty, earth, health, political,
Form: Political Verse
In Bruges: red brick and windmills
        bridges

The kids, their teacher, sprouts and dandelions
the aquarellist and a wet bicycle.
Sit on the worm bench as...

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Categories: acolytes, allegory, introspection, life, love,
Form: Free verse
Midnight at Blackfriars
Midnight at Blackfriars 
  
The city spires are hidden, 
It’s getting colder fast, 
It feels as though we might have 
Some snow this month...

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Categories: acolytes, bible, birthday, celebration, christian,
Form: Narrative
Terminator X
Terminator X


A cloud burst into life and rained down acid rain;
The skin peeled from the bodies of those who couldn’t be saved.
The future termination just...

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© Aa Harvey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: acolytes, future, humanity, men, technology,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member All Saints Sunday
Acolytes light the candles
As the pastor reads each name
For newly dead or new baptized,
The candle size the same.

I know some faces watching
Are glistening with tears.
For...

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Categories: acolytes, faith
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Lipstick Girls
                        ...

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Categories: acolytes, desire, myth, sexy,
Form: Free verse
THE QUEST
None keeps its inventory
But it creeps into a story
A story of a modern society
Which is plural in nature;
Partly of a rural nurture
Partly of an urban...

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Categories: acolytes, africa, betrayal, community, conflict,
Form: Narrative
Bishop Bougram's Apology
'Tis in a manner far from thrasonical
That I come to you in full canonical
What I chose to do  was to instill my love
On acolytes...

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Categories: acolytes, addiction, child abuse, corruption,
Form: Rhyme
another agenda
Like an accursed 
child            That has 
refused her mother's 
womb peace   ...

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Categories: acolytes, adventure
Form: Blank verse
Galileo
Man and feather from Pisa may fall same
Yet higher than Pisa's leaning fault, time
Defying gravity honors your name
And I disdainful of vital ooze, chime
The coming...

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Categories: acolytes, religion, science, god, god,
Form: Sonnet
Curse

Darkling of stealthy in some cauldrons iron pit
a pestilent brew stirred by centuries
breathed upon vaporous ignoble spells
such a voodoo curse to strip the innocent
rendered in...

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Categories: acolytes, corruption,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Osho's Garden, Nepal
The hall echoed with the drone of ecstatic chants and gongs,
‘midst a jungle of jasmine and red lilies.
Steep stairs of tread worn, silica-laced granite
and indigenous...

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Categories: acolytes, adventure, life, peace, people,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Homage to the Lizard King
Come dance and sing
Side by side with the Lizard King,
Entranced as he devours his rage
In the seductive dark at the edge of the stage.

The Lizard...

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Categories: acolytes, art, death, history, imagination,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Osho's Garden
The hall echoes with the drone of 
ecstatic chants and gongs,
‘midst a jungle of jasmine and red lilies.
Steep stairs of tread worn, 
silica-laced granite and...

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Categories: acolytes, adventure, caregiving, devotion, faith,
Form: Free verse
To Evil
To Evil
You're apposite to Bad
Though abstract you are
We've seen your vivid actions
Through your acolytes
Your opposite, the Good.
Your rivalries long run forever
That one day -you will...

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Categories: acolytes, faith,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member America, Arise Altogether
agitators ambush America,
anger attacks, abstruse,
acquaintances and familial acrid, ad nauseum,
absolutism acolytes abrading,
abrogate acrimony,
America, arise altogether,
amend, amend.
...

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Categories: acolytes, 8th grade, america, anger,
Form: Alliteration