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Best Hymned Poems

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


Wise men at Christmas
Earth has grown old
Angels veiled the sky
And night has gotten cold 
To put to sleep the stars on high

Wise men saw a star
And found a...

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Categories: hymned, bible, chocolate, christian, christmas, wisdom,
Form: Quatrain



Star-crossed
“The heaventree of stars” (in Ulysses as said Joyce)
“hung with humid nightblue fruit” (ah that Bloomian voice)
could evoke a masterpiece the world has come to...

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Categories: hymned, analogy, art, creation, fantasy, imagery, space,
Form: ekphrasis
Jane Merchant (1919-1972)
Jane Merchant (2)

Invalid of flesh (but not of soul),
She saw Creation whole,
And hymned the seasons come to pass
Beyond her bedroom window-glass—
December trees—and April rain-wet grass.

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© Steve Eng  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hymned, dedicationsister, world, age, age, life, sister,
Form: Verse
The silhouette's View

Gazing at an abandoned silhouette, sitting amongst polite stars throughout the night
Striking hair carelessly blowing amid cool zephyrs, curiosity climbed crevices of my spine to...

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Categories: hymned, me, time,
Form: Narrative
Sonnets I-IV
A Vain Word
by Michael R. Burch
 
Oleanders at dawn preen extravagant whorls
as I read in leaves’ Sanskrit brief moments remaining
till sunset implodes, till the moon...

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Categories: hymned, desire, first love, for her, love,
Form: Sonnet



Chloe
There were skies onyx at night... moons by day...
lakes pale as her eyes... breathless winds
undressing tall elms; ... she would say
that we loved, but some...

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Categories: hymned, memory,
Form: Sonnet
Vapidity
Woe betide lower men who fickle facades embrace
And wit’s hard-won gold for shifting dross exchange; 
Dubbing avarice-sired glosses exquisite gems pure,
With obscuring eyes decimating solid...

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Categories: hymned, conflict, discrimination, fashion,
Form: Didactic