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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



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,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member 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,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 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: devotion, addiction, beauty, cute love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 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,
Form: Free verse



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,
Form: Free verse
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,
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,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member 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,
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 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,
Form: Sijo
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
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,
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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Categories: devotion, cancer, cry, death of
Form: Free verse
Why must I Cry
   I come to the garden along, while the dew is still fresh
on the meadows. Early in the morning do the bird's sing
praises...

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Categories: devotion, inspirational, recovery from...,
Form: Prose Poetry
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
Premium Member In Praise of God
In Praise of God

I look to you for love and grace,
Trusting belief in you I place.
Please keep us safe within your sight.
I feel your presence...

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Categories: devotion, god, prayer, spiritual,
Form: Kyrielle
Premium Member The Amorous Mystique
The Amorous Mystique

Can it be, into this world we are dropped
from heavenly streams that have never stopped?

With sweet hope gifted to our souls delight,
oceans of...

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Categories: art, beautiful, deep, devotion,
Form: Rhyme
She Calls Me Home
She Calls Me Home…

At days long end
Left on troubles shore
When I just know
I can't take anymore
When the last light
Of hope is gone

She calls me home
She...

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Categories: angst, caregiving, childhood, devotion,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member White Picket Fence
Featuring: Keith :)
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Fresh sand garments 
The Mental Colosseum floor
Self-infliction's--waging wars 
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~ AND THE POEM BEGINS ~

A mask, tiny holes
Breathing heavily
Dancing around my toes
Broad carbon steel
Safe...

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Categories: devotion, adventure, art, beauty, body,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member It's only time
For the lark she sings in her morning song,
That brightens up my day.
The pitter patter of tiny drops,
Clouds fill the sky with grey.

The dampened ground,...

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Categories: age, devotion, emotions, teenage,
Form: Couplet
Love Is
Love is a rainbow mirrored in the sky
Its free, its beautiful and tells no lies

A gleaming reflection
Upon the still of a pond
The dewy mist on...

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© Lynn Marie  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: beautiful, devotion, happiness, inspiration,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Heartbeats
Thump, thump...thump, thump
Your heart beats with internal impediment
Making each breath a struggle.
I see your pain,  I feel your anguish,
I dearly love your determination to...

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Categories: angst, care, devotion, love,
Form: Free verse