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Best Honouring Poems

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


Honouring the Wartime Dead
They fought with grit to save the nation, 
From poverty, squalor and infidelity, 
And when they marched it was the Nazi’s or them, 
Who would...

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Categories: honouring, dedication, history, memorial day, soldier, success,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Who Silence The Silent One
On a reminiscing of a poet I thought I would make a call
 
But on searching for this name sake I was left appalled

The name...

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Categories: honouring, absence, abuse, bullying, endurance, forgiveness, inspiration,
Form: Couplet
Pledge of love and loyalty
This pledge that l,Ntando, make today serves
as my guideline that I shall follow
happily, ungrudgingly and tirelessly
for the sake of our love life.
Indeed l am well...

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Categories: honouring, anniversary, beauty, caregiving, christmas, courage, dedication,
Form: Epic
Put them out of sight now
Lay down your old ink pen...
Rise from the table...
Push back your chair.
Gather them all up...
Put them out of sight now...
Place them safely in the cupboard...

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Categories: honouring, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
The Kirk by the Sea

John chapter 15 verse 12--- 
This is my commandment, 
That ye love one another, as I have loved you.
			~~~~~~~~~~~~~

There’s a wee Kirk overlooking the sea
Lowly...

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Categories: honouring, nostalgia, religion, love,
Form: Couplet



To Luyanda
Drink to me only with thine eyes,
     And I will pledge with mine;
Or leave a kiss but in the cup
 ...

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Categories: honouring, best friend,
Form: ABC
Premium Member Grundlebean and the Squadgiboo Bear
In the crook of a rock,
in the turn of a stream,
in a fright of a forest,
lived old Grundlebean.
His door had a four,
and his face had...

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Categories: honouring, animal, fear, fun, nonsense, silly,
Form: Light Verse
Living the Dream: How the SCA Was Born
We started, all of us, with a dream
A need to be more than we might seem
Add to our lives a bright, new shine
To honour those...

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Categories: honouring, adventure, community, dream, fantasy, friendship, hero,
Form: Couplet
Good night ----- My Queen
Closed eyes in world of sweet dreams,
With waving smiles & dancing echoes of sensuality,
My wish winding your squashy lips in excitement,
Creating wobble in the heart...

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Categories: honouring, fantasy, girlfriend-boyfriend, world, universe,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Multicultural Britain - An Unapologetic Statement
Multicultural Britain
(An Unapologetic Statement)

Two “Festivals of Light” there are
Each and every year
The Jewish have their Hanukah
And Hindus their Diwali cheer

The end of Ramadan brings Eid...

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Categories: honouring, appreciation, celebration, christian, christmas, faith, how
Form: Verse
Premium Member Beloved Face, Translation of Bharathiyar's poem Asai Mugam by T Wignesan
Translation of Mahakavi Bharathiyar’s poem: “Asai Mugam” or “Beloved Face”
               ...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: honouring, religion, spiritual,
Form: Dramatic monologue
My Guardian Angel
When I laid upon my bed last night,
I saw this glare that shone so bright.
Coming through the sides of my window shade,
it shone onto the...

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© Dawn Crow  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: honouring, faith, me,
Form: Pastoral
The love life of a poet
Man and poet? Bet you know it
Tender verse can get you girls
Plain or – whoopee! – eager groupie
Matching your poetic pearls

Just how much you get...

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Categories: honouring, funny, love, words, me, love, me,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Stone Ring
Majestic stones stood in a ring
while birds flew by on the wing
this once was a place of kings
who spent their time battling

Their foes were now...

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Categories: honouring, horse, symbolism,
Form: Monorhyme
Freedom
Freedom

Sweet Maina and witty Parrot,
two pets in my mom's house,
Early morning ate chopped carrot,
and watched cat chasing the mouse.

Parrot repeated everything I spoke,
Maina would sing...

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Categories: honouring, introspection,
Form: Rhyme
A tribute
Only a thought, a simple glimmer
An attempt at honouring a creator
An artist, a soliliquy in his brushstroke
His stolid demeanour many thoughts provoke
His unusual honesty naked...

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Categories: honouring, dedicationme, me,
Form: ekphrasis
Mountain Hut

        
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Categories: honouring, mountains,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Fifty Five Years of Ripples
Every where we looked we seen your smile
You have  left so very many of them as reminders
Reminding us to be joyful
Reminding us how much...

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Categories: honouring, blessing, cancer, celebration, character, farewell, love,
Form: Free verse
The Marvel of Evolution
I marvel at the hope found in evolution, 
The message of newness everyday;
The ancestry, use of strength, genetics, 
The honouring of sex and life’s sway....

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Categories: honouring, appreciation, hope, how i feel, inspirational,
Form: Quatrain
I Am A Spark Of Life
A spark of life
Fire in my belly
Giving what I have
Serving you
Honouring, who I truly am
Loving you, in return...

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© Amy Rose  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: honouring, beautiful, beauty, courage, devotion, faith, freedom,
Form: Free verse
The Little Portuguese Princess
A Portuguese princess there on the stairs
Knee high and smiling of wish filled cares
A grin of a sprite and a handful of pickings
A thought to...

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Categories: honouring, love, romance, love,
Form: Rhyme
Hall of Fame
We are gathered
Each and everyone
Honouring the forefathers
Glorifying every man
The mothers and fathers
Who made a stand
Paving a path, telling a story
Of how it began
Of ancient Kemet
Our...

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Categories: honouring, africa, black african american, history, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Thanksgiving Day
Thanksgiving Day

      ~ pretty weird that it is necessary to have one day allocated during the year to give 
thanks...

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Categories: honouring, environment,
Form: Free verse
In Response to My First Poem
My first poem on the soup:


Honouring the Wartime Dead

They fought with grit to save the nation, 
From poverty, squalor and infidelity, 
And when they marched...

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Categories: honouring, child, dad, passion, poetry, political, technology,
Form: Rhyme
FANTASY
Dangling in between my legs was my stoned tail
Making every effort to peep out of the zip
Just appreciate the the glory of God displaying wonders...

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Categories: honouring, adventure, imagination, romantic, romantic love, sensual,
Form: Free verse