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Best Honoree Poems

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


Premium Member Bridging Scouts
Den Mothers,
Cub Master, and others
Around a fake campfire ‘burning’ bright--

Present a Webelo with an Arrow of Light.
He’s the Pack Meeting’s special honoree this night.
Crossing the...

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Categories: honoree, america, childhood, community, fire, graduation, identity,
Form: Verse



Elegy 'n' Eulogy for Mohammed Ali Clay
A very famous champion, an inspiring enthusiastic man was he
Who has  now departed , yet is quoted, for many pearls of wisdom
Vociferous king , 
of...

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Categories: honoree, boxing day , eulogy, goodbye, hero,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member BREATHTAKING

			     
			Bright-eyed youths have risen early
			Ready for their special day
			Eager for the life awaiting
			Afterwards, without delay.
			Time for them is of the...

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Categories: honoree, dream, future, graduation, hope,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member A Birthday
Birthdays come and go
Some are looked forward to with great anticipation
And some anticipated with gloomy thoughts of time passing
But each one must be acknowledged in...

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Categories: honoree, familybirthday, birthday,
Form: Free verse
THE MESSAGE
What an occasion – a Washington inauguration,
A second one of the first US President,
Of color. The occasion more than merely exciting,
    ...

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Categories: honoree, society, spiritual, , memorial,
Form: Free verse



My TV
The mill house filled with oats, kept the mice in feeding heaven,
the cat was gaining weight, his daily mouse intake was seven,

the farmer’s daughter fed...

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Categories: honoree, america, natural disasters,
Form: Verse
Candle Light
My senses have been teased by the
sweet aroma of melting candles as their
flickering flame has intoxicated me
in silent melody as they shadow danced
like fire flies,...

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Categories: honoree, life,
Form: Free verse
Named Crisis
CRISIS stands in front of MINDS door knocking.
Breaking and entering because SOLUTION isn’t answering.
Needing a confrontation- IT escalates itself until UNBEARABLE appears.
Metamorphosing into DISRUPTIVE on...

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Categories: honoree, uplifting, cousin,
Form: Sonnet
Google Doodle Doo
while soaring the heavenly heights
     many hours ago
every major metropolis appeared
     about a million miles below

the rarefied...

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Categories: honoree, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
Books A Resource Part II
Books are indeed work insatiably
For those who think hourly;
Hours are not fit in humorously
In the timeframe of honoree
Of books as they work icily
In the warm...

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Categories: honoree, bird, books,
Form: Monorhyme
Books A Resource Part II
Books are indeed work insatiably
For those who think hourly;
Hours are not fit in humorously
In the timeframe of honoree
Of books as they work icily
In the warm...

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Categories: honoree, books,
Form: Monorhyme
Pleasant spring like day January 12th, 2020
Pleasant spring like day January 12th, 2020

Courtesy climate change
(think global warming),
I would never wish to exchange
unseasonable temperature
way out of range
far to balmy, undoubtedly
ole man winter
weather...

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Categories: honoree, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Robert Lee Frost
R-obert Lee Frost was admired for his portrayal
O-f nature to analyze themes that were social; 
B-ecame an honoree of Pulitzer prizes, 
E-zra Pound had helped...

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Categories: honoree, birthday, poets,
Form: Couplet