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Best Honorary Poems

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


Premium Member My day as a woman
When I awoke, a woman I'd become
The spirit of many, contained in one
Strength and beauty, mystical tears
Magical entity, who hated mirrors

Looking at reflection, I seen...

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Categories: honorary, encouraging, feelings, journey, voice, woman,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Polka Dottie
Polka Dottie

When the up-tempo “Beer Barrel Polka” began
I grabbed sweet John’s arm, curtsied to my man

The Polish side of my family hit the floor
While my...

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Categories: honorary, humor, wedding,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member My First Baseball Bat
Dad gave me my first wood baseball bat
an Eddie Mathews signature model, 28 inches long
when I was 10 or 11 ('66 or '67)

shortly after he...

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Categories: honorary, family, joy,
Form: Bio
The Beauty of it All
Pure beauty is eternal bliss.
It permeates our existence
And lightens a burdened soul.
The most beautiful thing is love
(Without judgment or assumption)
Fostering acceptance that—
Nourishes the famished 
And...

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Categories: honorary, philosophybeautiful, beautiful,
Form: I do not know?
The Legend of G-Man, Garrett Gamble's Historic Hockey Night
On a historic, emotional night of March 28th, 2015
It was the most important hockey night to be remembered

While the current players played 82 games for...

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Categories: honorary, dedication, encouraging, hockey, hope, inspiration, life,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member With You Here In My Life - Poem
With you here in my life:
All enemies seem far away!
No longing have I now to roam!
The world seems like it’s meant for play!
Your aura’s warmth...

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Categories: honorary, love,
Form: Rhyme
Flames
How fearlessly some charge into lust’s fervent flames,
Though they may burn to ashes and dust in those flames.

Oh, but the lengths to which lovers willingly...

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Categories: honorary, love, lust, passion, romance,
Form: Ghazal
Premium Member NEWFOUNDLAND
N atural beauty that dazzles the eyes
E nveloped by the Alantic ocean it lies
W inters are long with lots of storms
F og so thick it...

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Categories: honorary, culture, home,
Form: Acrostic
My Story to tell
"To love is nothing. To be loved is something.
But to love and be loved, that’s everything."

When you are in warm handshake with love
All you ever...

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Categories: honorary, appreciation, beauty, best friend, community, family,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Gift Of White
My pure white pumpkin,
well, maybe more a gourd,
was given to me, free.
Now that, I can afford!

I mustn't waste this gift,
for it came from the heart.
I'll...

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Categories: honorary, holiday,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member To My Sister, : Sharon
Her Comments, entranced me: Her POEMS even more so
Her POETRY enhanced me: She watered me, so I could grow
A Bow, an Honorary Golden Pen, My...

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Categories: honorary, family, love, sister, words, sister, love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member My Fairy Dragon
I was reading Dragon a book, like to children, you should always do.
Yes, it was about a fairy princess and the dust she scattered everywhere,...

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Categories: honorary, adventure, caregiving, conflict, fairy, fantasy, fun,
Form: Light Verse
How Selfishness, The Self Did Betray
How faithfully I gave you priority 
I even built you a Queenly home
As the centerpiece of my Life.

How reverent I was to your desires
I even...

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Categories: honorary, confusion, devotion, growing up, introspection, life,
Form: Free verse
The Lost Sea
Well and there is a LOST SEA
Somewhere running through
The crystal caverns down and
Around the foot hills of the
Appalachian Mountains...
I remember some kind of strange
Indian folklore...

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© Bo Lanier  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: honorary, lost, mountains, sea,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Joey and Dragon Graduate
Today was the day Dragon’s brother Joey graduated from Nursing School.
And yes, Dragon wanted to be there, it was, really, going to be Sooo Cool!
Parents...

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Categories: honorary, celebration, fantasy, funny, graduation, humor, humorous,
Form: Light Verse
Give Love Instead
Almost forty and I feel as if I'm in my prime. I look up to the ones I love and admire, and see their downward...

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© TS Lewis  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: honorary, blessing, time, wisdom,
Form: Prose
A Musician's Tale
A Musician's Tale 

Today a little online piece of news strikes a chord deep within me…
After reading, I thought to myself, “This news is interesting...

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Categories: honorary, appreciation, cancer, humanity, life, music, sad,
Form: Narrative
The Beatitudes C
"Blessed are the peacemakers," He saith
seek to end conflicts wherever you are;
just as thy body that needs to bathe
so end quarrels near and far.

"...for they...

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© John Leong  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: honorary, bible, peace,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Three Davids I have Known
David the First

In an old photo
I’m being bathed by a boy
   looking quite bashful. . .
the first young man to hold me -
my...

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Categories: honorary, life,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member Les Protecteurs - Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's The Protectors by T Wignesan
Les Protecteurs – Translation of Oodgeroo Noonuccal’s “The Protectors” by T. Wignesan

(Note: Oodgeroo never claimed to write poetry à la manière des poètes occidentaux; she...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: honorary, bullying, character, conflict, culture, discrimination, humanity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Solitary Oak on Mount Kremlin-Bicetre
 
                       for...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: honorary, loss,
Form: Elegy
A LETTER TO A DIFFERENT MOTHER
You deserve so much more that I give 
In deed she is
She lights the green light
A woman of letters
Once upon a time
Under the moonlight tales
We...

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Categories: honorary, adventure, allusion, beautiful, beauty, blessing,
Form: Epic
I SET OFF ON AN AMBITIOUS JOURNEY
I set off on an ambitious journey;
Several years gone I embarked on a travel
To a beautiful destination miles away,
And I did not know the paths...

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Categories: honorary, loss,
Form: Verse
Line.....
Time has created writers of century
Praised aloud for writings honorary
Prized globally with invaluable glory
Turning lines to deep thinking story

Magic of dots lead revolution purely
Unleashing world’s...

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Categories: honorary, imagination, on writing and words
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Why Fireflies Dance
Pausing on a late trip to South Dakota
I pulled off of the highway
Somewhere in Kansas
And shut off the lights
Reflecting that it might be good
To clear...

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Categories: honorary, nature, travel,
Form: Blank verse