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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,

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Categories: easter, inspirational, prayer, religious,
Form: Sonnet

Easter approaches on tender, Lily-white feet!
Most think only of chocolate Easter bunnies, a most delicious treat!

Or, of going Easter shopping in lovely, spacious malls.
They know...

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Categories: christian, easter, god,
Form: Couplet
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 Joy in the Emptiness
Where once a caterpillar ceased to crawl
  knit into a temporary tomb
  a chrysalis shell now lies, empty, broken
  observed from above

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: easter,
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 

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Categories: christian, easter, faith, fear,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member 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
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 Three Days Prior
Friday, three days prior;
The Son was scourged and bleeding.
Sunday, when He rose again-
A spotless Lamb proceeded.

Friday, three days prior;
The Son had cried: “forsaken?”
Sunday, when He...

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© Tom Valles  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: christian, easter, god, good
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Centurion's Elegy
For those who observe Good Friday, may God fill your heart 
with the hope of the resurrection

The crowd is mixed -
some on their knees,
some raise...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: christian, easter, god, jesus,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member Out of the Sun
             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
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:

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Categories: easter, spring,
Form: Sonnet
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
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
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

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© Len Gasun  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dedication, easter, love, mom,
Form: Haiku
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
Premium Member 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
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