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Best Honoring Poems

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


Premium Member Her Son Nathaniel
She is searching for the son taken  from her arms 
 simply because she was believed to be a child herself.
She was unable to...

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Categories: honoring, baby, cute, sad,
Form: Narrative



Poet Convention 2014
Poet Convention

Lost in a poets convention, 
I can't recall every poem, I've read through the years
50518, unique comments I 'validate'--- 
Thank You For Sharing Your...

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Categories: honoring, celebration, character, dedication, farewell, goodbye, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member - Our Two Stars Sparkle as One Soul -

They whisper their sonnets and surrender their thrones gracefully
Consuming tunes sweetly echoing and crowning a heart with love 
Your gentle words, your tender touch, so...

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Categories: honoring, beauty, dream, love,
Form: Quatrain
If I Cry
If I cry
It must be the memory
Of a skirt unlifted by a gust
To still a boy's misery 
And wipe my eyes dry
Of tears
For the way...

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Categories: honoring, faith, inspirational, loss, mothercry, love, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Oft From A Distant Echo, It Is Heard fifth poet in my dedication series
(1.)  Honoring John Keats
, fifth poet in my dedication series

Oft From A Distant Echo, It Is Heard

At the start comes just a solitary word
oft...

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Categories: honoring, appreciation, art, beautiful, creation, poetry, poets,
Form: Sonnet



Premium Member Upon Dawn's Beautiful Rise, I Was Born, first dedication poem
DEDICATED TO BYRON- Double Sonnets--First dedication poem of series 
honoring great poets.
 
(Sonnet 1)

Upon Dawn's Beautiful Rise, I Was Born 
  
  (Sonnet...

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Categories: honoring, appreciation, art, assonance, beautiful, dedication, inspiration,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Color Of My Heart


Sketch the sunset leaving today behind
sinking in the footsteps of yesterday.
And feel the ripple of all life combined
empty your thoughts, take all but love away.

Emblazon...

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Categories: honoring, 12th grade, beautiful, character, feelings, how
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member GRATITUDE'S FLOW
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           ...

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Categories: honoring, father, inspirational,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member MY IMPERFECTLY PERFECT WORLD


deep and late into the hem of night
my thoughts question uncertainties,
              ...

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Categories: honoring, world, perspective, universe,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member For Darren
Some people you meet ...

Creep their way into your being
Like a kitten chasing shadows and dust
The pounce FAR more important than the prey
Little bits of...

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Categories: honoring, friendship, health, metaphor, tribute,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member On The Edge
 On The Edge

He lays flat on the floor
on the edge of his mind's cliff.
Taking notes, he wonders
“Is this life worth living?”

He tries to remember,
tries...

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Categories: honoring, angst, community, conflict, desire, prejudice,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member A Gifted Pig Named Polly
Pigs that swim the Caribbean aren't just silly rumors,
Polly is just such a pig, from the island of Exumas ...

Oh, Polly loves the water so,...

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Categories: honoring, animal, fantasy, flying, humorous, light,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Happy Birthday Mom and Dad

Oh countless oaths are given to true love

          Still few can so survive life's passing tests

...

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Categories: honoring, appreciation, birthday, dad, family, mom, soulmate,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Famous poets dedication series, Part One

Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Famous poets dedication series, Part One

I.

O' Man Of Perishable Earth

O' priest of golden sun
where hides thy black heart
Pray each day, dark deeds...

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Categories: honoring, appreciation, art, creation, inspiration, poetry, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member SPARKLE OF WISDOM








Wonder is the sparkle that sets a soul in search of wisdom aflame!









© Demetrios Trifiatis
    30 October 2018
-

* I would like to...

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Categories: honoring, wisdom,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member A Child's Day With Nature In The Nearby Woods, tenth poet in my poet dedication series Frank Stanton
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Categories: honoring, appreciation, art, dedication, nature, poetry, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Harmony, Humility and Helpfulness
There are times when I barely survive
The moments of melancholy and pain
Moments when I just have to cry out
With fears that make me feel beaten
Moments...

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Categories: honoring, blessing, christian, faith, god, inspirational, jesus,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Heavenly Father, I love You
Heavenly Father, know my heart
Help me to see the way…
Toward goodness, hope and peace
Forever expressing my faith
~
Heavenly Father, know who I am
And help me along...

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Categories: honoring, blessing, christian, faith, god, inspirational, jesus,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Lilly's Lullaby
She was always there 
     with her big green eyes
Looking up at me 
     and into the...

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Categories: honoring, cat, love, pets, , Lullaby,
Form: Ode
ABC Love Poem
                        ...

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Categories: honoring, journey, love, missing you, son,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Words For Those With No Voice
Words For Those With No Voice

For every pair of shoes
All the burnt bones and woes
In the millions, in the mud
All died alone

Starving of food and...

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Categories: honoring, allah, death, evil, holocaust, obituary,
Form: Free verse
The Old Homestead
Orphaned footsteps round the old place.
Pitch black soil, packed deep with bartered
coin and Indian heads – wood and otherwise,

coat her worn leather shoes, Hutterite chic....

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Categories: honoring, family, history, introspection, nature, nostalgia, people,
Form: Lyric
Ask The Lord's Forgiveness
All the things we are on earth- 
And all the things we're not.
All the times we've hurt our Lord,
By word and deed and thought.
 
All...

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Categories: honoring, blessing, christian, easter, faith, forgiveness, heaven,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member - Two Stars Sparkle as One Soul -
They whisper their sonnets and surrender their thrones gracefully
Consuming tunes sweetly echoing and crowning a heart with love 
Your gentle words, your tender touch, so...

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Categories: honoring, angel, beauty, emotions, feelings, heart, love,
Form: Quatrain
One Knee
Poet:  Ken Jordan 
Poem:  One Knee 
Edited by:  Sparkle Jordan 
written:  September 2017


One Knee

Yes, I kneel down on one knee 
damn...

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© Ken Jordan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: honoring, africa, america, betrayal,
Form: Prose Poetry