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Best Devotion Poems

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


Premium Member The Sowing
Upon the wind sheltered hillside,
the sharp tang of metal and the sting of salt air lay
over a field of blood-red poppies, no Flanders Field.

At years...

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Categories: devotion,
Form: Free verse



A Cathartic Weave Of Three

listen,
the whispers
of leaves
turn colour
autumn is here.

now that you are gone
who will wake every morn
to lift the sun
unveil the sky
etch in the clouds
who will paint the...

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Categories: break up, celebration, devotion, earth, i
Form: Free verse
WHEN I STOP AND PRAY
When the storm clouds boil around me, 
And the lightning splits the sky--. 
When the howling wind assails me,
And life's sea is rolling high--
When my...

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Categories: devotion, faith, inspirational, life, peace, uplifting,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Glory of her magnificence
Oceans apart
buried under sandy shores,
a rare pearl slept comfortably
behind her walls.

Fate must have been kind,
for a common man like me,
to stumble upon her shell.
As I...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: devotion, change, longing, love,
Form: Free verse
A beautiful mirror
-Escape of the mountain-

Do you care about my breast?
The new curve - countryside corset. 
The beauty of every summer dress 
Laying down, wearing out gravity...

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Categories: devotion, absence, allusion, cancer, emotions, image, moving
Form: Free verse



PLAGIARIZING
"Mine all Mine!"

A thief I long to be
Your eyes original like the moon and sea

A lover in the world............
An Anthology, you walk and talk like...

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Categories: addiction, beauty, cute love, devotion, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
Midnight Poet
Whisper's of October  

Whispers in this soup bowl
20 minutes after its muse explodes,
Daylight remains nothing more than a dream 
Warding off the howling sound...

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Categories: addiction, character, devotion, identity, october, poets,
Form: Free verse
The Clouds
"HOLDING HIS HAND"

*The Voice*
God, can I hold your hand and follow you?

"Gods voice"
My child, it is I who will walk with you! You walked down...

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Categories: devotion, angel, beautiful, beauty, blessing, child, day,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Love Beyond the Pale
You lay upon the warm wet earth
now ripped from limb to limb.
Your present shape denies the girth
of your form in its prime.

A life cut short...

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Categories: abuse, devotion, lost love,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member First Communion
The powdery snow gloves the fingers 
of maple forest, protecting barren bark 
with the expectation of rose tipped bloom.

A meeting point between pristine
innocence and the...

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Categories: caregiving, childhood, devotion, inspirational, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ocean Whispers
Ocean Whispers

I sit on shore by windswept seas
    and feel the vibrant ocean breeze
As waves cascade upon the sand
   ...

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Categories: devotion, moon, ocean, sea,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Missing Mother
Bits of me are missing mother,
the bits of me which you placed.
Bits of me are missing Mother;
ah,        ...

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Categories: depression, devotion, me, missing, mother,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Life Spent All Alone
Life Spent All Alone 

I felt such joy when first my hull met sea.
'Twas years ago before my shattered shell
Was tossed and ravaged, fisherman and...

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Categories: boat, death, deep, devotion, lonely, lost
Form: Sonnet
Eyes of Kaleidoscope
Kaleidoscope eyes

A universe of change
Round and round I go 
Unfolding-
My spirit of envy and gold,
The nascence of a new stone
Hazel room, vibrant lilac sky, 
Deep...

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Categories: beauty, color, deep, devotion, happiness, i
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Love Shall Find You
Through eternal sun stars and space
My love shall find you I will embrace
Thru invisible realms and empty voids
There is nothing that my love avoids

Thru stormy...

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Categories: devotion, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Love Becomes An Ocean
Barefoot we spend our time in spring,
Just giggling kids - how sweet the dream
When we, in love are blossoming.
We splash inside a cool fresh stream.
Our...

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Categories: devotion, love, water,
Form: Lyric
a new beginning
with each crest of a wave
forming white crystal peaks
she weeps, inhales, let's go.

beneath a star studded vista
a resplendent guiding light
arms open, palms up, she is...

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© Lynn Marie  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: devotion, emotions, grief, introspection, loss, ocean, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member When Again We Meet
When Again We Meet

Softly he says, "should I die do not wait for me." She smiles,
"just as the moon exhales no light without first a...

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© FJ Thomas  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: absence, appreciation, death, devotion, love, marriage,
Form: Sijo
There is no telling the things you might find


Picking a rose in a garden of Sundays
Calling your name on a broken branch wind
Looking for clover where weeds are not welcome
Walking the bridge till...

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Categories: devotion, fun, love, nonsense,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I Know of Great Love
I Know of Great Love

I know of great love...
the kind of passion that
surpasses ecstasy into
a world of oblivious bliss
soaring among the clouds
in the ethers of...

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Categories: desire, devotion, happiness, romantic love, valentines
Form: Free verse
A Mathematical Uncertainty
Can you count the times you’ve crossed me
And divide it by the times you disrespected me
Then multiply that by the times you hurt me
And come...

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Categories: devotion, confusion, love, me, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member TRUE LOVE
.           True love 

I love the way you make me love you
Love the way you...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: devotion, girlfriend-boyfriend, loveme, heart, heart, love,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member You Took My Place
Amazing love,
Amazing grace,
You gave Your life,
You took my place.
I should have died,
On Calvary's tree,
But You stepped in,
And died for me.

What can I say?
What can I...

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Categories: devotion, faith, religion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Worst Love Poem Ever Written
I suck at dying poems
Chemo poems, Metastatic Cancer poems,
Hair falling out in the shower poems
 
And I told a half truth
When I told you I...

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© Poet M.e.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: devotion, cancer, cry, death of a friend,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member QUIETUDE AND BOOM


I decorate a grotto for you, Mama
where orchids and holy images
embellish this special place and day,
that saintly icons guard you there
as if they beg me...

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Categories: devotion, mother daughter, sound,
Form: Free verse