Best Ash Wednesday Poems
Below are the all-time best Ash Wednesday poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of ash wednesday poems written by PoetrySoup members
ash wednesday, day, humor, satire, new
Written: by Tom Wright
It seems that for almost everything
We’ve set aside a special day.
We recognize others for their work
And sometimes for their play;
ash wednesday, home, journey,
Nine years a stranger in a strange land
Travelling to my island in the sun;
A native son returning a native strand
ash wednesday, faith
Self-denial is the doorway
that leads us closer to God.
To lose oneself is to gain
a deeper intimacy with Christ.
Self-doubt is the window
through which the devil
ash wednesday, inspirational,
confronted with the truth
I scurried in my ashes
searching for reasons
reasons I was spared
light came slowly
beckoning my soul
"walk with me" He said
"I'll tell you a story-
ash wednesday, devotion,
Ash Wednesday reminds vain man
That each must slay false pride's ascend.
This day we note a pious practice
Once learnt by rote in simple gist.
Man is mere...
A New Reality
ash wednesday, age, angst, change, discrimination,
(Another very old, slightly tweaked, piece from childhood)
"Suffer us not to mock ourselves with falsehood
Teach us to care and not to care
Teach us to sit...
ash wednesday, funny, people, places,
He traveled down from Arkansas,
To New Orleans, for Mardi Gras.
"One evening of abandonment,"
That's what his trusted friends say,
"He frolicked on Fat Tuesday night,
And repented on...
ash wednesday, devotion, faithprayer, jesus, me,
Finally went to church today-Ash Wednesday
I went for company, communion and to pray
Liked the new people, what priest had to say
I really felt like I...
A Touch of Grace
ash wednesday, faith,
faith fills our hearts with love
as sun through stained glass creates a different aura
for each member of the congregation
just forty days before the Son rises...
TWO in ONE
ash wednesday, growing up, love, me,
Give me two in one,
Like shower gel and Shampoo,
Like Ash Wednesday and Valentine’s.
Rain dripped from my cap today,
It dripped back into my boyhood,
A different cap...
A Lenten Dirge
ash wednesday, confusion
A Lenten Dirge
Ash Wednesday I saw Quinn again,
first time in years, sailing the streets,
weaving through people,
his collar up, his head cocked, his arms
ash wednesday, change,
Opt to see truth with keen eyes sound,
Note dust from dust our common state.
Ask to know proof as feelings ground,
Sense what to trust through spheres...
FOR FLESH AND BLOOD
ash wednesday, absence, abuse, africa,
These were letters written in tablets of blood
We wrote the pains of yesterday today wittily
On this seaside of swaying embargo of tablets
She was the...
On Ash Wednesday
ash wednesday, faith, life, religion, life,
As many Catholics make a trip to church
on this particular day which marks the beginning –
Lent, in its threshold of another liturgical event,
they wear that...
ash wednesday, religious,
ash wednesday, faith, lifeme,
Dear Lord,dear Lord,be with me still
Holy Spirit,today refill
each word I speak and step I take-
Is now,Your will
Dear Lord,dear Lord,be...
ash wednesday, lost love, love, sad,
The palm crosses burned, ashes and oil, anointed
On the foreheads in snapshots and video stills,
Surrendering everything in my memorials,
Of her, submitted, the tatters and fragments.
Brunch on Easter Morning
ash wednesday, easter,
Easter Brunch is a big deal
in the metropolis where Fred lives.
Restaurants run their ads
Ash Wednesday through Good Friday.
Years ago brunch began at 11
Ashes to Ashes, a Hutinashro
ash wednesday, 12th grade, spiritual,
Ash Wednesday, one day to reflect
why Christ our souls would resurrect.
Good it is to be in accord,
time spent in fasting and prayer,
repenting of sin and...
ash wednesday, christian, religion,
Leaves from palm trees burn,
Die into black ash.
Like these leaves move from life,
To death, the lamb of heaven is slayed.
The light of the...
ash wednesday, children, murder,
FEBRUARY 14th, 2018 was Ash Wednesday and Valentine’s Day. A meaningful day, a day where happiness is found in exchanging flowers and cards. A day...
ash wednesday, allusion,
Ask to know truth as dust funds dust,
Sense a deep feel of joy that binds;
Heed love's sure proof in poise you trust.
Watch how touch heals...
The House On The Other Side Of The Street
ash wednesday, abuse, addiction, africa,
Mother won't bleed--
Mother won't bleed again to the breaking song
according to the gospel of insanity of man:
She says life is in the hands of a...
ash wednesday, faith,
Today is Ash Wednesday, a time to reflect
on how I can be a better Christian
It is a time to curb the excesses in...
FP TRANSITORY POWER
ash wednesday, emotions, night,
in the fetid