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Best Appreciation Poems

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


Premium Member POETS
When all around is darkness
Who provides the sun
When everyone is serious
Who is poking fun
When pollution clouds the bright blue sky
Who brings clarity
Who tries to bring...

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Categories: appreciation, encouraging, friendship,
Form: Rhyme



Uncharted Waters

An ocean tumbles through dreams of you. In depths unknown,
I float above. Oh, how I long to dive beneath your surface,  
yet I am...

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Categories: appreciation, longing, love, ocean,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member They walk amongst us
They walk amongst us, but in silent ways,
spreading peace and love without any praise.
When thunder roars and lightning strikes in rain
they watch over us, healing...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angel, appreciation, tribute,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Whispers Shared


Your time worn hand rests on my shoulder
A gentle firm touch
Ancient fingers stretching awake
And for that moment in time, I receive you
My body marinates in...

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Categories: appreciation, beauty, community, creation,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member With Open Arms
Come to me my child
Rest your head in my lap
My hand strokes your wild curls
Feeling the dampness on your neck
Lamplight caresses your flushed cheeks
Shadows waltzing...

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Categories: appreciation, emotions, fantasy, imagination,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails - a collaboration with Robert and Teppo
Waking to cold blown tent, ground frozen icy hard
woods are my love, as is poetry to a bard.
Today starts my anticipated forest trek,
seeking salvation from...

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Categories: appreciation, beauty, introspection, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Giving Godly Grace
Grace-full is the lily born of virtue’s milk 
Inspiring me with petals pure in my hour of need -
Vow and vim of passion vivid and...

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Categories: appreciation, faith, god, jesus,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member A Small Bouquet Of My Word Groupings

you were an infant
i would sing a song i created for you

'there's a baby in my arms
there's a baby in the mirror
but honey 
there's not...

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Categories: appreciation, celebration, childhood, daughter,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Space and Time
Entering the doorway through my heart
Following the nuance of space
Allowing expansion ~ mystery ~ and curiosity
To guide me into realms of spiritual awakening
Journeying through moments...

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Categories: appreciation, beauty, blessing, environment,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member POTD GOOD NIGHT,POETS OF GOLD PENS
     ~Poetesses and Poets, Divine~

All over this great planet we live,
Penning our thoughts, and love to give!

With our hearts, as lanterns...

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Categories: appreciation, community, love, perspective,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Doors
There are so many doors
Which ones should I choose
Green, yellow, brown, purple
and many different blues

Some of them are rustic
Others modern and clean
Some lead to the...

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Categories: appreciation, beautiful, celebration, courage,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Try
Try to live
Try to feel pain with no tears
Try to remember years past and often lost
Try, oh try to know life need not be cold...

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Categories: appreciation, art, inspirational, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Life, To Me

Colors daubed for seasons' scenes
          I sift through life for what it means
   ...

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Categories: appreciation, friendship, life, love,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Mind Dance
Mind Dance

I hear you calling me
I feel you on the wind
Playing with my hair
Grazing my cheek
With kiss’s shadow

Upon your distant shores
Perched on craggy rocks
Upon sunlit...

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Categories: appreciation, beauty, bird, blessing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member joined by words

~ for my fellow poets ~


as slaves to the pen
or our keyboard, more apt
this molding of words
in a word, holds us rapt

fine fancies or fears
take...

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Categories: appreciation, friendship, life, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Adrift in fiction
Placid rain gently kisses unblemished windows
as leaves fall in an Autumn breeze.
In the distance cinereal clouds congregate,
converging upon the city's royal citadel.

Oblivious to the storm,...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: analogy, appreciation, books,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Eroticism Of Inspiration
In swoon ‘neath golden moon and sable sweep
   let bathe with hues upon my canvas soak
     romance a mingle,...

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Categories: appreciation, art, inspiration, night,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member listen for the drum

listen to the drum,

talking to the dance

listen to the elders, 

whispering their chants

listen to the hooves, pounding on the plain

listen to the birds, prophesying rain

listen...

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© P.S. AWTRY  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: appreciation, culture, environment, native
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In Dreams, Her Spirit Sallied Forth: with Lin Lane
In Dreams, Her Spirit Sallied Forth: with Lin Lane

Through frigid months, she waited for Spring rains
to give relief and ease heartbroken pains,
Nature will award that...

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Categories: appreciation, art, creation, marriage,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Glory Of The Eastern Edge
In moments of twilight civility
an exchange of gifts - 
darkness for light..

RISING

from beyond the softening silhouette edge
you brighten like a blushing damsel
hazy haloed
unabashed in the...

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Categories: appreciation, beauty, imagery, morning,
Form: Free verse
An Eulogy Of Sorts, That, Hopefully, Lends Itself To Daver
Do not vainly look in those remote
Places,
That, once, were acquainted with a 
Small part of me;         ...

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Categories: appreciation,
Form: Rhyme
Doll
"Hi Doll!"
He's been calling me that for years
I like it

Truth is I have always been a doll

My permanent smile
My open arms

I was a sweet sixteen's...

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Categories: abuse, appreciation, introspection, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member O April
O April
how I’ve longed for your return
to breathe new life 
into this gnarled body..
for these roots to be unfettered 
from the grasping earthen frost -...

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Categories: appreciation, april, beauty, hope,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Tempest of Tears
surrendering
reflective puddles
of rained regrets and sins

I offer my humility
the only gift I can give.


Susan Ashley 
September 2, 2018


~ First Place ~
Premiere Contest: Pithy Pants 
Sponsor:...

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Categories: appreciation, beauty, introspection, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Odd Od Dodo
                        ...

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Categories: appreciation, bird, introspection, society,
Form: Shape