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Best Easter Poems

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


Premium Member What Easter Means to Me
I followed you from Galilee
To that sad day on Calvary
     Of love You spoke
     New hope You...

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Categories: faith, holidayheart, easter, heart,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Easter
They were forgiven 
for what they did not know they did
Yet unlike those men 
I am aware He bled
My inner being convicted 
by the things...

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Categories: baptism, easter,
Form: Free verse
What Easter Means To Me
Tears of joy streak down
My dust covered face
As I just wandered by and witnessed
The utmost glorious grace

Just three days ago
I watched them crucify
The son of...

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Categories: easter, faith, forgiveness, holiday, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Easter 2018
I don't get to church on Easter.
I'm so sorry that it is true.
I make the big Easter dinner
With my guests more than quite  a...

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Categories: birthday, easter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member At Easter Service
now stuffed with sweet eggs,

her kids sit, well-groomed, in church -

Not a bad hare day!


For Skat's EASY Poetry Contest...

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Categories: easter,
Form: Senryu



Premium Member Easter Prayer
Lord of love, on this day with blood did buy
this chance for all to rise from ransoms paid.
With forgiving grace that must not ever die,
whose...

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Categories: easter, inspirational, prayer, religious,
Form: Sonnet
Twas the Night Before Easter
He knows if you are sleeping,
He knows when you're awake,
He knows if you've been bad or good.
Zombie Jesus must be staked!

So eat your crackers and...

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Categories: adventure, easter, fear, funny,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member the meaning of Easter
jesus died and jerusalem went black
the wind howled and the sky thundered loudly
people ran in fear as the earth moaned
but the beloved stayed
jesus was buried...

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Categories: death, easter, good friday,
Form: Ekphrasis
Jesus
On the day our eyes open to the prism of the sun

On that day, Winter solitude  would be gone

The avalanche of differences melts into...

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Categories: blessing, easter, forgiveness, jesus,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Walking on Water
I step out of the boat
Wishing to walk on water
Beckoned by the Faithful Son
Whom You sent me Father

But my gaze turns to the ocean 
As...

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Categories: christian, easter, faith, fear,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member COMMUNION
"COMMUNION"



You speak to me in tongues
I  hear you with my heart
I feel you with my mind
Like a Spring bloom, I am slowly unfurling
Like a...

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Categories: easter, good friday, jesus,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Who Am I - Resurrected

I am the someone in no one
I am the beginning and the end
I am the alpha and omega
I am your true best friend

I am not...

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Categories: best friend, easter, jesus,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Out of the Sun
Stayed 
             in the sun 
       ...

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Categories: easter, absence, age, angst, car,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Flower Girls
A is for Annie Apple Blossom she buds in the Spring. 
B is Betty Baby Breath she's such a dainty thing.

C is for Miss Candy...

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Categories: daughter, easter, little sister,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member In the Springtime
Hand in hand, we fluttered like two butterflies
among the fragrant flowers of the field
and meandered, singing songs, along a stream.
No agendas to keep to; no...

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Categories: easter, happy, life, spring,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Cross of Destiny
Three crosses stood still that faithful day
As the skies sadly wept a guilted grey
On the highest hill they would be seen
By Roman ruled eyes that...

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Categories: celebration, christian, destiny, easter,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Easter's Promise
Easter's Promise


I gather images of Easter's sign,
     bouquets of varied thoughts and memories:
        emerging...

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Categories: easter, spring,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Thoughts of Infinite Light
Thoughts of Infinite Light


Thru no beginning and everlasting end, the loving light shall transcend
The Angels of illumination shall defend its passionate passage to extend
From within...

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Categories: devotion, easter, jesus,
Form: Rhyme
Hallelujah, What a Savior
On that fateful day He went away,
His disciples hid, full of fear and dismay.
His family gazed through tear filled eyes,
At the man non believers had...

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Categories: celebration, christian, easter, god,
Form: Rhyme
Pearls of Mother's Great Love
the pearls from your eyes
are far more precious to me
than any treasure

your big sacrifice
nothing more to compare with
you’re my great hero

I owe you my life
mom,...

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© Len Gasun  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dedication, easter, love, mom,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member The Way Of The Cross
Our Jesus is condemned to die
        Oh, Savior, now from Earth, you part.
You do not sigh, nor do...

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Categories: christian, death, easter, life,
Form: Quatrain
Mary Magdalene
One summer eve in Galilee
I stood before my open door;
to me it seemed just one more night--
like all the others gone before.
Someone would come and,...

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Categories: christian, devotion, easter, faith,
Form: Narrative
Ask The Lord's Forgiveness
All the things we are on earth- 
And all the things we're not.
All the times we've hurt our Lord,
By word and deed and thought.
 
All...

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Categories: blessing, christian, easter, faith,
Form: Rhyme
Just Me and You Again
The morning sun peeks in my window

as I feel a tug at my feet

how could I not smile

at that little sheepish grin

Easter morn has arrived

He...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: celebration, easter, family, love,
Form: Free verse
Maundy Thursday
				MAUNDY THURSDAY

The Upper Room was hushed that night,
 	As frightened friends supped their last as one.
Shoving back the morrow
	When their leader would be gone.

This is...

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Categories: death, easter, passion, ,
Form: Dramatic Verse