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Best Honours Poems

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


Premium Member Pass the Peace Pipe
In the twilight spirits come to play,
listen closely to what they have to say.

In the early dawn, they will sit with you,
and greet the sun...

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© White Wolf  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: honours, spiritual, star, sun,
Form: Couplet



Mother Teresa and I
Mother Teresa
She is the mother of every poor people, injured people, ordinary people...

Always we remember the great news
'Mother Teresa will get the Nobel Peace Prize.'
It...

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Categories: honours, feelings, love, mother, tribute,
Form: Prose Poetry
Me still as statue
shadow beautiful 
outline smooth as wife 
but mannequine

touched her softly still
dreaming oneness through feel 
though statue stood still

wife shook my sweet dream  
real replacing...

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Categories: honours, confusion
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Dysfunctional Inner Peace
The scorpions creeping out from words slowly, acutely framing
where judgement claims the higher position unconditionally 
lone vulture hanging over its unsuspecting prey ready to pounce...

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Categories: honours, conflict, deep, prejudice, pride, vanity, wind,
Form: Quatrain
Memory
    MEMORY

the soul understands time
	and moves through it 
	like wind through the trees
the soul respects the future
	while it honours the past
	but lives...

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Categories: honours, destiny, love, soulmate,
Form: Free verse



Dysfunctional Inner Peace
The scorpions creeping out from words slowly, acutely framing
where judgement claims the higher position unconditionally 
lone vulture hanging over its unsuspecting prey ready to pounce...

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Categories: honours, analogy, character, feelings, mythology, political, vanity,
Form: Quatrain
Hope
 (CHORUS)she's hope tied to a rope of possibilities 
               ...

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Categories: honours, courage, hope, inspiration, pain, sad, silence,
Form: Free verse
OUR BABY GIRL TURNS 21
OUR BABY GIRL TURNS 21

ON 1ST JULY 1990~ THE ANGELS DID SOMETHING ALMIGHTY
FROM HEAVEN THEY SENT US OUR LIFE-LONG DESIRE-A PRECIOUS DAUGHTER TO LOVE AND...

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Categories: honours, daughter, daughter, school, baby, nature, beautiful,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART ONE

Beneath a misty veil of ‘Euphoria’ by Calvin Klein, she dares to dream of acceptance in a world of wanna-be Literary Giants who are members...

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Categories: honours, satire,
Form: Prose
Blind Ambitions For Glory
Blind Ambitions Of Glory

The daily news was splashed with a  sweet picture of an beaming  16 years-old lass..
As Felicia Mikat greeted an awakening...

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Categories: honours, celebration, destiny, encouraging, inspirational, sports, tribute,
Form: Narrative
The 'talent' gene
It is the most selfish gene
The one that make us distinguishable
Our uniqueness and special abilities
We owe it all to its infinite mutations

It is the most...

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Categories: honours, inspirational, planet,
Form: Prose
Premium Member PRIDE IN MAN - SKAT'S FLAG CONTEST
triskele* at half mast
full military honours
no birdsong is heard


Jan Allison
17th July 2015
Country – Isle of Man


(* pronounced tris –kel 2 syllables) 5,7,5 SYLLABLES CHECKED

The triskele...

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Categories: honours, community, death, pride, soldier,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Fallen
My idol raced into the history books with record shattering feats,

 but fell from dizzying heights, stripped of honours and respect.

    ...

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Categories: honours, betrayal, sports, drug,
Form: Free verse
hypocrisy in the church
sometimes I smile wondering how we were all moulded
With beings calling themselves true worshippers of God 
With this gospel of Christ that was spread by...

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Categories: honours, bible, confusion, devotion,
Form: Epic
The Nameless - for South Africans of all colours who fought for freedom

The Nameless


Slipping through the sieve of history,

the nameless rest.

Not for the nameless are roads renamed, nor monuments built.

Not for the nameless are songs sung, nor...

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Categories: honours, black african american, dad, dedication, family,
Form: I do not know?
ODE TO AFRICAN CHILD
Oh! African child, the temple
A redient beauty of nature
Thou are the cradle capital
 Of humanity and creatures
The founder of patriarchal

Oh! African child,
The coy the toy...

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Categories: honours, africa, baby, birth,
Form: Rhyme
Stephanie Reid
Stef, born in New Zealand’s fine country, 
Moved to Canada aged 4 with her parents, 
Where she had a boating accident aged 9,
Which amputated her...

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Categories: honours, sports, strength,
Form: Blank verse
LADY OF THE NIGHT - II
Dreaming of a pot of gold, you came to town
It was sprawling, this metropolis, you knew none around
Your earnings were scant and engagements, irregular
The overseer...

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Categories: honours, life, sad, social, world, age, betrayal,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member FREE POWER - Part One
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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: honours, political, satire, love, power,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Case for Greatness Mother's Day dedication
I must apologize to all those who claim
that they have "The Greatest Mom in the World!"
For I know that they are all misinformed
Please jury, don't...

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Categories: honours, children, love, mom, mothers day,
Form: Free verse
Bring Him Home
   

Bring him home, he’ll not mind
The noise from plane;
Lay him down on metal hard, he 
Cannot feel the pain

Wash his brow and...

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Categories: honours, grief, war,
Form: Verse
THE WONDER WORLD
A wandering alien I meander in wonder
Traversing the earth, sky and the sea.
This neo-globe in quick metamorphosis
While in continual circulation
With all of her civility and...

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Categories: honours, city, creation, fantasy, life, technology, vanity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member IF YOU THINK YOU'RE THE ONLY ONE
IF YOU THINK YOU’RE THE ONLY ONE…

   “A quiet and modest life,” says he in German, the most successful of them/us all, “brings...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: honours, happiness, rights, success, women,
Form: Dramatic monologue
YAYATI MADAN G GANDHI 1
You are the light bearer
And I am the light seeker
Your radiant thoughts flourish and fall
As shower of blessings on us all
Tides of love created by...

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Categories: honours, poems, poets, universe, , literature,
Form: Acrostic
MY TEACHER
As a result of their pleasure
I had to be born as their treasure
Young and well raised
Loved and praised
Little did I know I was in a...

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Categories: honours, appreciation,
Form: Verse