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Best Forgiveness Poems

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


Premium Member Forgiveness
As Dawn would bring no daylight without dark
     empty night; the clearest day no beauty hold
without the dreary rainstorm's dismal mark.
...

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Categories: forgiveness,
Form: Sonnet



Premium Member Forgiveness
Forgiveness is the exorcism of a coddled demon named Grudge.



5.14.2019...

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© P.S. AWTRY  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: forgiveness,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member Wind From The Sea



Inspired by Andrew Wyeth Watercolor Painting -- Wind From the Sea, 1947




Standing in the old house
A strange mixture of feelings erupt within me
My roommates Depression,...

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Categories: conflict, depression, forgiveness, hope,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Tell the Night to Hold Me
I made for you, a castle
     But I built it in the sand
        ...

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Categories: forgiveness, heartbreak, heartbroken, lost
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Your Judas Like Tan
""Child's Play""

You go down like rain,
A wishing star in disguise, 
You scream bloody murder 
-the perfect two face disgrace
Your lips forever stain and reside with...

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Categories: forgiveness, betrayal, change, conflict, daughter,
Form: Dramatic Monologue



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 The Gifts Of The Fourth Chakra


Wild spirit -
I cherished you tender 
within my halo of prana;
careful not to hurt you
as I worked to set you free
using hands of peace
in harmony...

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Categories: forgiveness, freedom, growth, humanity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member FORGIVE AND FORGET
I asked you what I have done wrong
But there is no response - just a stony silence
No words can convey my guilt, my inner sadness

This...

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Categories: forgiveness,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Hourglass Wears Wings


In shadow 'neath the shining of a soul 
a heart trembles
for her lost 
control.
Hope 
lives 
in Him
who forgives
trespass and sin
as flight with Mercy’s angel does...

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Categories: angel, death, faith, forgiveness,
Form: Tetractys
Premium Member Ode to the Redwood
I was once a little twig with dreams of being a mighty tree
So people would come from all around just to look at me
As the...

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Categories: forgiveness, friendship, imagination, life,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Can We Be Strangers
the holes in the walls are all patched
and the plaster is dry
the broken glass is swept away
or turned to sand

I only want that when I...

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© P.S. AWTRY  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: divorce, forgiveness,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Enlighten Me
"Haiku of enlightenment"

all explanations 
a perceptive, world of green
mocking the land

summoned bird calls
tantra and morality 
zestful garden-----------------  in waiting 

by;pd...

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Categories: adventure, body, evil, forgiveness,
Form: Haiku
To Forgive Or Not To Forgive
To forgive or not to forgive, that is the question.
When you are offended, whether real or imagined
by a loved one, a friend, or by someone...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anti bullying, forgiveness, life,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Long-Suffering Wife
Believing that marriage was ordained of God; 
that, like a seed, it needed constant nurturing, 
she sowed her deep devotion with a hope 
that stretched...

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Categories: forgiveness, husband, wifehusband, marriage,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member High Bred Reality
     Soul progress
     back field in motion
The guff
     Chose, chose, live grow leave!...

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Categories: forgiveness, childhood, faith, family, father,
Form: Verse
Untouched
Take from me that which you will
Those things that I possess
Strip from me the trinkets
That speak of my success

Look at me with jaundiced eye
With disdain...

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Categories: forgiveness, me, me,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Don't Throw Me Away
You look at me so uninviting;
I may have some missing teeth, stumble when I walk, bout' to FALL!!!
Stutter when I talk, but yet I'll still...

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Categories: forgiveness, anxiety, appreciation, blessing, caregiving,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member I Forgive You
     You lost my life.
     Sharp as a knife...
     You lost a lot of things.
     Your memory in my heart
   ...

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Categories: forgiveness, abuse, father, father son,
Form: Lyric
Another Piece of God's Art


"Slipping into a coma, the emptiness of a dreamless sleep.
Nightmares filling your head, where nothing is what it seems.
You're underground, desperately tryna' find your way...

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Categories: forgiveness, baptism, dream, faith, father,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Second Chance
As the never world awaits me, 
The lord darkness, his cloak now draped.
Haunting images that appear in dreams,
Invade the subconscious, till again I wake 

Complative...

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Categories: devotion, faith, forgiveness, friendship,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Trying to Grasp The Magnificent
I sense the fullness 
in fleeting moments
At those rare times 
I'm able to let go of me
The ebbs and flows 
of non linear thinking
when I...

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Categories: blessing, creation, forgiveness, god,
Form: Rhyme
Dead Birds
Standing on the broken cement of the back porch
silently staring into the skies
and talking to myself 
 
Fingers struggling to keep appearances 
windshield wipers across...

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Categories: depression, family, forgiveness, introspection
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Who Silence The Silent One
On a reminiscing of a poet I thought I would make a call
 
But on searching for this name sake I was left appalled

The name...

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Categories: forgiveness, absence, abuse, bullying, endurance,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member To Tame the Tempest
They know how to press those buttons,
With just a familiar chosen word or two,
How to enrage one's spirit with a tone,
A glance sharp enough to...

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Categories: anger, feelings, forgiveness, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Fickle Fate of Friendship
Did you think my friendship fickle,
thus deserving of the sickle
did you think that it would wither up and die?

Did you think my friendship faded
thus transforming...

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Categories: appreciation, forgiveness, friendship, friendship
Form: Rhyme