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Best Honor Poems

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


Premium Member Disposable Wisdom
Each day Annie Lesley opened a can
Her eighty-six-year-old hands trembling
As she sat with her cat and ate pet food
What is wrong with this elder’s rendering?

Pride...

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Categories: honor, age, cat, endurance, life, wisdom, world
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Never Shame a Woman
Never ever shame a woman
for the fire in her soul
still your fear that you're unable
to give that which makes her whole

Never ever shame a woman
for...

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Categories: honor, passion, women,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails - a collaboration with Robert and Teppo

Waking to cold blown tent, ground frozen icy hard
woods are my love, as is poetry to a bard.
Today starts my anticipated forest trek,
seeking salvation from...

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Categories: honor, appreciation, beauty, introspection, nature, self, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
Summers Eve
~Summer’s Eve ~


I am a woman!
I am proud-

I am everything you want. 
Plus more
The adoring wife,
A beautiful mother, 
A grandmother a granddaughter 
A daughter, a...

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Categories: honor, beautiful, grandmother, mothers day, sister,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Lily of the Nile
Lily of the Nile 

O Lily of the Nile, your enchanting
purple starburst blooms
rise on naked stalks to greet

lovers on their river stroll as
nature lifts their...

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Categories: honor, beauty, flower, river,
Form: Verse



Premium Member Last letter
Oh my dearest love, how longingly I recall
Amorous wink of joy, teasing zealous eyes
When you held my hand on journey of life
And never let go...

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Categories: honor, farewell, goodbye, love,
Form: Verse
Premium Member AS FATHER IS TO HIS DAUGHTER

Passing through framed windows like ours,
I recall your tales of reckless war and lost friends
that burned your innocence at 21... and though
you claimed flashes of...

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Categories: honor, father, introspection, words,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member COMMON Commonality

WE ...

Slaves to the pen, (or our keyboard, more apt)
          The molding of words, in a...

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Categories: honor, appreciation, friendship, life, poetry, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Texian Macabre Arena
The First Texian Macabre Arena Ballad (The extended free-fallen edition)
 
In another life, is where I first saw your face!
One summer afternoon, lying wounded next...

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Categories: honor, pride, sin, sorrow, symbolism, violence, war,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Floccinaucinihilipilification And Very Little Bread
Floccinaucinihilipilification And Very Little Bread
       ( First of Three Poem Trilogy )

I

I've no problem with bardolatry fans
their barmecide and...

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Categories: honor, appreciation, art, character, meaningful, poets, slam,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member BECAUSE I LOVE YOU




I saw the bitter tears of unhappiness
Running down your agonizing face,
Ravaged with pain,

And I became a sponge of compassion
To absorb them.


I heard the howling 
Of...

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Categories: honor, friendship love, humanity, society,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Her Grace, Soft As The Silence Of Morn's Falling Dew - a collaboration with Robert and Teppo

Her romantic letters, birth as heart pure and true 
supported deep vows we both swore to be held to.
Her grace, soft as the silence of...

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Categories: honor, appreciation, beauty, loss, passion, romantic love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Achilles, The Journey To Troy, Part Two
Achilles, The Journey To Troy, 
(Part Two) of (Part One-titled, Achilles, His Heart and Soul Were Mortal)

Achilles, The Journey To Troy

Woe! wretched horrors Olympic gods...

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Categories: honor, art, death, hero, literature, mythology, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Starlight
Starlight

As sunset fades from pink to violet
And twilight skies show trees in silhouette
Our heaven's open vault of diamonds shine
In awestruck twinkling glimmers so divine.

Reflections from...

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Categories: honor, heaven, sky, star, sunset,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member WORKSHOP POEM: GRAND TOUR TO FAIRYLAND
WORKSHOP POEM: GRAND TOUR TO FAIRYLAND


Sprinkled-rainbow clouds reign above the skies,
peeping yellow in-between wrinkled pillars 
shine like bulbs to crash the net of fog
attached to...

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Categories: honor, beautiful, fantasy, imagery, journey, joy, magic,
Form: Personification
Premium Member It was Beautiful Yesterday


Bha e brèagha an-de
(It was Beautiful Yesterday)


There was a sailing vessel
With many a sail proudly lapping in the wind
A flag of the Celtic honor, in...

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Categories: honor, angel, angst, bereavement, feelings, funeral, heart,
Form: Verse
Premium Member India
I hear much joy in the music,
View elation in the dance
Feel happiness in the laughter,
Soulful spirit in poetic romance.

I feel love in the language
Swelling in...

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Categories: honor, appreciation, art, dance, music, poetry, wisdom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member God Bless America
In the courts of sport and entertainment
They have forgotten the scales of justice
Lacking honor for those who gave life and limb
Sacrificing blood, and buried with...

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Categories: honor, america, basketball, death, dedication, eve, veterans
Form: Free verse
Premium Member All In All, True Magnificent Treasures Given - a collaboration with Robert and Teppo


Luscious the fruits, beautiful under moonlit beams
firmly planted roots, outstandingly hot, lush-sent dreams
all in all, glorified visions, heavenly sent
treasured deeply with rapture stored, sweet love-nights...

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Categories: honor, appreciation, beautiful, desire, passion, romantic love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Reflections, Past to Present
Sweet youth, beauty
By Luna's light.
Cobalt colors
How sweet it is...
I know of great love,
There will never be enough time.
I am here for you.

What is love...crimson rose,
Love...

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Categories: honor, age, autumn, beauty, death, love, youth,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails
Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails

Waking to cold blown tent, ground frozen icy hard
woods are my love, as is poetry to a bard.
Today...

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Categories: honor, appreciation, beauty, creation, introspection, nature, solitude,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Achilles, Bloody Battles, Death's Black Hand As Was Fated Part Three, the Conclusion
Achilles, Bloody Battles, Death's Black Hand As Was Fated
Part Three, (the Conclusion)

Dawn, bright rays fell upon Achilles and his band
exiting ship, Greek sandals felt soft...

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Categories: honor, art, character, dedication, literature, mythology, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Bridge Over Silent Waters
A Bridge Over Silent Waters

Never judge your fellow man
Before seeking your own reflection
Not the one that shines in a glass mirror
Seek it in the eyes...

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Categories: honor, appreciation, art, deep, garden, heart, life,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Jesus was Turkish
A strange claim
Of a man of passion
Of kindness
He said
Let the children come to me
For what man would refuse the smile
The innocence of a child
He parted...

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Categories: honor, age, animal, bible, inspirational, introspection, poems,
Form: Free verse
My Little Soldier Boy
Gary, you are my little soldier boy,
who died on Veteran's Day. ('83)
My sunny, golden-haired soldier boy,
that I still miss in every way.

You had just turned...

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Categories: honor, child, death, remember, boy,
Form: Rhyme