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Best Honorable Poems

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

Premium Member Ancient Hero, Firm And Honorable Til Death
I am very pleased to present a fourth collaboration, this time in rhyme
with my dear friend Lawrence Sharp, a truly exceptional poet. 
Thank you, Lawrence,...

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Categories: honorable, art, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member The Red Leaf

the raspy whisper

gets my full attention -
wistfully I smile
..for its persistence reminds me of you..

the crisp red leaf 
scuttles scrapingly
across the gray pavement
to and...

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Categories: honorable, death, emotions, grief, heartbroken, lost love,
Form: Free verse
A rainbow took my breath away
Whilst on a train one summers day

Her vibrant arc I was in awe
Though folk beside me never saw

With heads bowed...

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Categories: honorable, appreciation, nature, rainbow, technology,
Form: Lay
Premium Member On Water and Wing
Cob swan and I have met here many times,
          As heaven's hem is melting pink and...

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Categories: honorable, analogy, appreciation, bird, friendship, longing, love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member COSMIC DREAMS

Be it evidence consequence or coincidence
Every night as I succumb to somnolence

Heavenly smoke rings of frankincense
Rise upwards with sweet opulence

Dulcet dreams inevitably commence
Without fanfare hype...

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Categories: honorable, dream, fantasy, night, sleep, spiritual, surreal,
Form: Monorhyme


Lavish luscious liaison
Orchestrated obsession
Nocturnal nebulae
Gifted graceful gallantry

Secluded sanctuary
Tiffany telltale turtledoves
Effervescent ecstacy
Metaphysical mascarade
Magically manipulated mandolin
Erotic entanglement 
Delectable daredevil demigods

Rhythmic romance rhapsody
Openhearted opulence
Secret sensuous seduction  

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Categories: honorable, flower, lust, night, romantic love, rose,
Form: Acrostic
I saw a burial with a bugler playing taps;
I turned to my father, “what happened?” I asked.
He clutched my hand and with a quiver in...

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© Ed Coet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: honorable, death, father, inspirational, loss, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
Bloom Not, Wolfsbane
Bloom not, cruel wolfsbane
In this forward spirit of mine
Let the moon dim and wane
For love has diseased my kind 

The girl was luscious in the...

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Categories: honorable, adventure, angst, depression, devotion, fantasy, imagination,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Give and Take
The give and take in love should reach a mean
whereby the two be equally disbursed,
so givers' hearts would never suffer lean,
cold hungry hours without love...

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Categories: honorable, giving, love, relationship,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Come and See Jesus
Come and see the tiny baby,
sleeping on a bed of straw.
The angels came and sang His praises,
and shepherds watched in silent awe.

Come and see who's...

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Categories: honorable, jesus,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member "Life's Absolute Epigrams" (for 2010)
Christian Love frame

The only need for death to every exist
Was to slay the fictional self
And all the embellishments used to support it

Fear not, Love’s little...

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Categories: honorable, inspirational, introspection, loveprayer, love,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member A Poet's Happy Dream
I found myself against a willow propped.
The stones nearby me were a hundred-fold.
and one by one I tossed them as they plopped
into a rill while...

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Categories: honorable, fantasy,
Form: Sonnet
All I Need Is You
Had a little too much to think
And no time to stop and drink
About troubles and toils
And unreachable spoils
And everything I ever wanted
But could never quite...

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Categories: honorable, girlfriend-boyfriend, life, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Bird and A Boy

      One day as a boy, I went down to the sea,
   Clambered o'er rocks way out to...

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Categories: honorable, beach, bird, childhood, nature, ocean, soulmate,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Aching Sky
I knelt amidst the mountain's rise, beneath the weeping opal skies,
          There to measure Io's swoon...

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Categories: honorable, adventure, beauty, fantasy, imagination, planet, science,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member On Tranquil Lake

Glass-like smooth of even's yawn
          Just I, alone, and one cob swan

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Categories: honorable, earth, introspection, nature, soulmate, spiritual,
Form: Rubaiyat
Premium Member RAINBOW


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Categories: honorable, color, fantasy, hope, myth, rainbow, surreal,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member Amid the Jagged Shadows ------
"Amid the jagged shadows of mossy leafless boughs;”  

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Categories: honorable, autumn, death, love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member As June's Sun Sets

In the middle of June when the fireflies swoon,
          And the warmth of the sun lingers...

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Categories: honorable, appreciation, beauty, childhood, insect, life, parents,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Tolerance
The word
The idea
The wall that separates
Disguised in honorable robes
Preached to children

Am I to be tolerated?
Just because I am different
Black, white, brown or yellow
Straight or...

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Categories: honorable, discrimination, future,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Echoes in the Stone

No one can turn back the hands of time
Reliving the war,  TEXAS her independence
The tombs so deep, where real hero's fought...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: honorable, adventure, death, hero, history, memory,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Heroic Crown of Sonnets - Part Two
(continued from A Year Of Months (January-June)

A Year Of Months (July-December)

8. July

July now follows summer's song of June;
with sun ablaze, her days are humid, warm.

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Categories: honorable, earth, seasons, thanksgiving day,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member Amazing Grace
The soul whom the Son sets free
is free indeed,
Unlocking the rusting shackles
of oppression,
Allowing life’s amazing grace
to shine with His embrace,
Transformation of soul’s darkness
to light’s brightness,

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Categories: honorable, devotion, faith, hope, inspirational, life, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In Black and White
I have some photographs in black and white
which show my life when I was just a child.
That bygone era long ago took flight,
but pictures of...

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Categories: honorable, childhood,
Form: Verse
Premium Member BRITTLE WOOL

In January’s chill, my woe is exposed 
Like a mesh of rough woolen lint
Hanging on thick icicles when hours pale ;
As brittle fleece of dreariness

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Categories: honorable, clothes, longing, winter,
Form: Verse