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Best Honors Poems

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

Premium Member HONORS

The highest of honors bestowed by Man pales before God's humblest blessing!

© Demetrios Trifiatis
      13 August 2018...

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Categories: honors, blessing, god,
Form: Monoku

Premium Member Portrait of Nature
Each element of who she is, is scattered on the grass, 
with the scent of earth, the drop of rain, 
where dew reflects a sky...

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Categories: honors, earth, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member DEMOCRACY

Oh Democracy,* 
You, most desirable bride among  
Political systems,
Your suitors many have been throughout 
In every part of the world, you were...

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Categories: honors, people, philosophy, political,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Lighthouse Litany
Lighthouse Litany

Statuesque and stalwart in your seaward gaze 
There's such comfort in your beauty, you amaze!
Seafaring ships lost in wayward windswept seas
Conjures fears of drowning...

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Categories: honors, light, sea,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Spirit's Fire
When I awake to dawn’s light
I long to pray for God’s insight
For His grace through the day
And mercy to help me along my way

When I...

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Categories: honors, christian, faith, god, hope, jesus, love,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Take out the Landry

 Take Out the Landry

Dirty laundry for years on the floor
finally the dirt is out the door
Quebec is cleaning house
separatists being laid to graves
like Napoleonic...

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Categories: honors, evil, funeral, hate, november, political, racism,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member God's Kind of Poetry
I formed the poet to be my clay pen
To dance on the pin tip of my understanding
I delight in words
All things came into existance through...

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Categories: honors, faith, god, perspective, universe,
Form: Free verse
I'm only allowed the names of three
so I will write of those that would be for me.
There are so many that this is unfair
but, since...

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© Dan Cwiak  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: honors, dedication, feelings, hero, inspiration, poets, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
In the Graveyard of Soldiers
On sunny summer mornings
the myriad markers gleam 
and shimmer dreamlike
in the distance.
Visions from the stillness rise,
but only of the past,
for in this place,
time has come

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Categories: honors, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Poetry People
People who write poetry 
Are not so hard to find 
You'll find them writing anything 
And they'll try to blow your mind
They'll write about...

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Categories: honors, people,
Form: Rhyme
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: honors, appreciation, art, dedication, nature, poetry, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Poetry, A Naked Truth
Feelings on paper
Your soul flipped
Inside out

Naked truth
Honesty on paper
Vulnerability shared

Pierces another’s heart
Surprises, amazes,
Tantalizes, terrifies
Honors some


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Categories: honors, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Blessed Be
Lady, weave Your circle tight
With a web of living light 
Earth and Air and Fire and Water
Bind us to you.

MacDermot, the Prince of Coolavin came

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Categories: honors, princess, spring, symbolism,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member The Kentucky Derby- The Quatrain Style
~The Kentucky Derby~

What a glorious day it is today,
As people of all ages are having fun,
Because  the Kentucky Derby race,
Is taking place  till...

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Categories: honors, beautiful, horse, love, race,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Lady Legend
A battlefront benefactress,
She has her fortress, a fortified Princess, inside the dungeon of distress,
Tiled with the bone chips of ingratitude colored in pigments of black...

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Categories: honors, i love you,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Limericks for Utah's State Flag and Bird
To their government Utah is true -
Not just state, but the federal too,
and so with great pride
they display on each side
of their flag the old...

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Categories: honors, places, , cute,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member THE ALAMO
An earthen gray memorial stands alone against
A rugged desert landscape, built by the mortal
Hands of the faithful.
No bells do ring, in the churches steeple, but...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: honors, america, history, imagery, imagination, inspirational, international,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The 100 Year War
The 100 Year War

I rise
Mighty and strong
Armor plated and ready for battle
I shall behead the infidel
I shall conquer the evil doers
I am a warrior
Both great...

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Categories: honors, depression, emotions, war, write,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Meeting Expectations of a realist-w
Passions for expectations with life were none
Till the teenage accepted life as it came anon.
Went to gym, played games, attended school
Swam in the open sea,...

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Categories: honors,
Form: Bio
Premium Member Psychiatric Crack
A psychologist is a person who decided to spend a lot of money,
To recieve a piece of paper that says they know everything about me.


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Categories: honors, anger, health, mental illness, society,
Form: Couplet
A stifled cry
"It was a mistake", she said. 
A tiny life swiped in seconds as 
gods creation is rendered a 
mere cluster of cells. 
Returned back to...

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© Lexi Break  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: honors, anti bullying, baby, birth, childhood, creation,
Form: Free verse
My Better half
Accepts me for what I am.
Believes me for what I can.
Cares for me all the time.
Drives me crazy.
Encourages me to do my best.
Follows up and...

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Categories: honors, life, love, soulmate, wife,
Form: ABC
Death Will Not Come For Me
I cannot accept death

In death there is no righteous  purpose, no nobility, and no meaning
So I have devised a plan to follow, you may...

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Categories: honors, death, evil, life, magic,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member THE PRIME OF LIFE
I was in the prime of my life on paper, I had
a lot to live for.

I came from a loving family,  that were educated.


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© Alexis Y.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: honors, dark, death, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Death Shroud
News from Afghanistan places you
in an emotional killing zone.
And you try to escape from the grief 
that threatens to turn your heart to stone.

You seek...

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Categories: honors, angst, anxiety, death, imagery, military, war,
Form: Quatrain