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Best Bishop Poems

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

Premium Member Saint Nicholas, The Bishop In Red
A little girl approached her mother and said to her one day
"Santa Claus is not real, that's what all my friends say"
 Her tears began...

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Categories: bishop, children, christmas, inspirational,
Form: Narrative

A nubile young vicar named Jude
Was seen swimming, totally nude
The bishop said WOW
Just look at you now
Your assets - they need to be viewed!

Fiction write!



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Categories: bishop, body, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Permanent Check-Mate
I am standing naked on a crowded street
But nobody seems to be noticing me
I am less embarrassed by my nakedness
Than by my invisibility

They all seem...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bishop, allegory, introspection, life, me,
Form: Rhyme
Check Mate
Go ahead and make the first move, 
but take care 
One or two spaces so I can move 
to my square
Game of life, I’m queen...

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Categories: bishop, love, metaphor,
Form: Rhyme
Sound of Silence - Lady Hawke - with Darren White
The lovely Lady Isabeau and her lover, medieval French Knight Etienne escape to flee the lustful advances of wicked Bishop of Aquila causing them to...

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Categories: bishop, betrayal, desire, emotions, evil,
Form: Dramatic Verse


This  floating sovereign rules her black see *
Like an Inquisition bishop  -...

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Categories: bishop, dedication, me, beauty, beauty,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Formidable Gambit

"The Formidable Gambit"

calculated and distinct

conspiring with rules
plays within the 
confined squares

of a strict and
ruthless mind
preying on all moves


in the opening move

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Categories: bishop, courage, dark, faith, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Forgotten Times
Momma's in the kitchen frying chicken
Daddy's got the game on the old TV
Two brother's playing and fighting in the parlor
It's just the way things used...

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Categories: bishop, childhood, family, happiness, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
I went to a cheese and wine party on Saturday,
where huge platters of cheese were on display.
There was Gorgonzola and creamy white Brie,
I devoured huge...

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Categories: bishop, food, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member At Last Freedom Reigns

God Knows Where I Am 
A Tribute To Linda Bishop

Within the inevitable passing of time
The seasons fled like a distant dream


With the coming of spring

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Categories: bishop, death, life, may, mental
Form: Verse

When Father Ted farted in church
The Bishop (who looked just like lurch)
Said ‘say six hail Mary’s
then keep off the dairies’
I know cos I’ve done my...

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Categories: bishop, humorous, wind,
Form: Limerick
Chess, friend imitates life
and every movement has its time
and to everything the soul gives lair
and all body...

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Categories: bishop, analogy, surreal, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
An ode to tone-deaf poets
In a letter to her friend, Marianne Moore, Elizabeth Bishop crystallised Thomas’s singular genius:
I have been very saddened, as I suppose so many people have,...

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Categories: bishop, poets,
Form: Other
Bishop of our souls, looked below.
His blood, a flow.
Life, gave it all —
so great our fall.

The great I Am entombed. Presumed
that mankind’s doomed!
Angels abide
by Jesus...

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Categories: bishop, christian,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Beautiful Frivolous Queen
Beautiful, frivolous queen bided her time. 
The castle stood tall and strong.
Silence reigned.  No one dared to speak.
Below the enemy had gathered ready for...

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Categories: bishop, analogy, riddle,
Form: Free verse
The Hockey Glory Between Storm and Fire - A Lightning and Canadiens Hockey Rivalry
Tampa Bay Lightning v. Montréal Canadiens
This is the real duel of the fates
The battle between two worthy opponents
The clash against two powerhouses

The Lightning are hungry...

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Categories: bishop, dedication, emotions, games, hockey,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Garden of Gethsemane
The Garden of Gethsemane

While Jesus was on earth, all creation felt His presence
and for a short interval of time, it breathed a sigh of relief,...

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Categories: bishop, betrayal, dark, prayer, sorrow,
Form: Free verse
Talented Retirement
To live a talented retiremant,
i dreamed of a normal retirement,
Meeting classmates again coincidently
Getting together for a cup of tea or coffee,,
To be with the church,

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Categories: bishop, appreciation, beautiful, christmas, friendship,
Form: Free verse
Four corners.
Stands, four players. 
Quarrels of foul cries, collided.
Facing each nemesis into quadrants, divided. 

Individuals motivated by objectives.
Devising plans, careful detectives. 
Goal to achieve the...

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Categories: bishop, allegory, analogy, conflict, corruption,
Form: Personification
He was out of Woodie Wonder by the stallion Sunset Hue, 
A freak thought breeding purists, who would surely end up glue. 
For greys were...

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Categories: bishop, animals, history, sports, old,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member 50's and 60's Weird TV on Channel Three - Part 1
I think I must be seeing things
Before me stand the four of kings,
They shuffle when the Bishop brings
Annette upon nine raven wings

And Beanie rides a...

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Categories: bishop, humor, humorous, me, old,
Form: Rhyme

Football, football what are you in this world?
A piece of bull- hide inflated with hot air
Be not proud, you are inflated with hot lies
Tortured for...

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Categories: bishop, addiction, allegory, betrayal, feelings,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Pope
**Pope Benedict XVI**

Bishop of Rome, 
Head of the Roman Catholic throne. 
Many rise to the dignity of his succession.
Mr. Pope, would you like to hear...

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Categories: bishop, happiness,
Form: Clerihew
Fly Away My Angel
Today....... we have to say goodbye one last time to you,
For us, your children, it has to be the hardest thing we've had to do!

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Categories: bishop, family, funeral, inspirational, loss,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member - Pleiades Blues -


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Categories: bishop, magic, music,
Form: Pleiades