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Best Hymns Poems

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

Indian Ink
“Indian Accent”

Hear the whispers inside

Chanting from long ago
Echoes come and go
Losing time in a soft eternal glow

A beautiful and delicate autumn mountain scene
Dry blue eyes...

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Categories: hymns, abuse, autumn, death, deep, freedom, journey,
Form: Dramatic Verse

Premium Member Amidst The Darkened Veils

'Neath umbra skies I seek a mirrored moment

the breeze a capricious charmer
blows serpentine sways to life
a ballet of many dancers
raspy edged in gentle silver-green
dulling in...

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Categories: hymns, angel, august, death, emotions, eve, night,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member je t'aime 'neath a Banyan Tree - Erotic Verse
The story behind this poem
The curiosity of many of my readers (many of them women) was excited in my previous poem ‘Passion in Black and...

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Categories: hymns, i love you, inspirational, sensual,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Wonders of Winter
Look up!  Snowflakes appear in streetlights
   Hear children cheer as snow days are announced
Watch the powder fly during snowball fights

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Categories: hymns, happiness, love, winter,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member Lullaby My Lustrous Twilight

Golden-flecked bliss   
of enraptured blown-kiss   
stardust bestrewn   

beguiling skies   
bespangled sequin eyes   
shimmer in swoon...

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Categories: hymns, angel, dream, heaven, night, sky, song,
Form: Lyric

Premium Member The Digger's Children
I paced between the old and new
along the rows where gray stones grow,
so careful not to tread upon
the freshly filled and seeded few.
Soft shadows slid...

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Categories: hymns, life, war,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Flowers In Your Hair, Gold Dust On Your Trailing Gown, Robert Lindley and Nicola Byrne
Flowers In Your Hair, Gold Dust On Your Trailing Gown
 ( Robert Lindley and Nicola Byrne )

Flowers in your hair, gold dust on your trailing...

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Categories: hymns, art, beautiful, creation, heart, love, passion,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Birth Of A Swan

of the darkness

star-lanterns’ beam finds an awakening dream - 
a strewn snowy stream 
gracing the depths of the black swan night


from the realm of...

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Categories: hymns, beauty, birth, december, love, mother, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member This All Could Be

Transitions towards a worldwide truce
Highlight our hearts, hopes, hymns and 
Inspire us to embrace peace as a truth
Spread globally strong from love’s roots.

All prayers seek...

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Categories: hymns, change, corruption, freedom, inspirational love, love,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Love me like you mean it
Where gilded autumn dazzles hazy morning
And golden leaves sprinkle on marigold beams
As sparrows dance and hummingbirds sing
Amble in my shadows on blue river’s prairies.

Tell me...

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Categories: hymns, love,
Form: Verse
Requiem for Summer
She vanishes in golden light -

one last flare before coldest sleep.

Now dew-tears weep among the yews

and autumn mists softly shroud her.

Trees gently lay down wreaths...

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Categories: hymns, death, farewell, summer,
Form: Free verse
Come to harvest home
Come oh come to harvest home ye thankful!
Rouse thy tongue for thy barns, so big and bountiful;
All grains and gains safely gathered in with ease.

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Categories: hymns, devotion, faith, holiday, thank you,
Form: Verse
Black Magic Hearts
What underhanded monkey business 
razzle-dazzle bull is this? 
Whose double-crossing, flimflam scam, 
debauchery or hocus sham 
is wheeling dealing in romance, 
putting lovers in a...

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Categories: hymns, funny, love
Form: Couplet

The night shivers out
Hymns upon lonely gray wings 
They drift like a sigh 


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Categories: hymns, dream,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Revel Joyfully
It was on a cold night in Bethlehem that hope was born
A babe lay in a manger as angels sang joyfully
Above the nativity a star...

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Categories: hymns, happiness, holiday, upliftingnight, birth, day, future,
Form: Sestina
[in Rhyme Rhupunt: a,a,a,b c,c,c,b]

At water’s edge there danced below,
amid the ripple and the flow,
royal blue and sun aglow—
and ragged clouds in limpid sky.

Standing tall...

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Categories: hymns, tree,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member ABORTED VOW

Today’s wind shifts too fast like a tangle
of invisible lint…perhaps dust, quivering
unto fissure of grass where my heart scrapes,
as if the air denies unanswered questions

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Categories: hymns, betrayal, marriage,
Form: Free verse
''Let their beaks be bolted
Till all breath their last''
Says Lord Gaga of our sky.
So when we eye a chick below
And perch on it recoveringly
To pet...

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Categories: hymns, corruption,
Form: Free verse
All you do 
All you say
All you write
In the jasmine garden
Is a frenzied drum
Bludgeoning me to dumb

Intensely numb
I feel
As I reel

As you come
Rising on tides

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Categories: hymns, anger, angst, hope, imagery, metaphor, natural
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Your Sacred Soul Still Calms And Comforts Me

Ave-Maria hymns lift you in flight
to Heaven’s gate apt angel does ascend
and follows lantern's light predawn of night
on star-dust wings for spirit a Godsend.

On April...

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Categories: hymns, angel, april, bereavement, heaven, love, mother
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Reservoir of Dreams
Draped in silent fog, is a reservoir of dreams
weathering each season, with a mystifying scheme  …
On a wind-swept shelf, she is silently sleeping 

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Categories: hymns, history, mystery, places,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Forest Fortress
A forest - sunlight squeezing through the arms
uplifted by its countless ancient trees,
so fortress-like; her inner royal charms
even the time-worn trav'ler seldom sees.
What culture lies...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hymns, nature,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Spirits Leap To Touch Autumn's Splendor
Spirits Leap To Touch Autumn's Splendor

When small fires and hot soups are needed,
We think to leave behind great summer greens
Looking back at crops long ago...

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Categories: hymns, august, autumn, color, imagery, nature, perspective,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Christmas Spirit
     "Christmas Spirit"
(Christmas Day in Italian Culture)

as a snowy blanket of white caresses in Winter's glow
and frosty icicles kiss windowpanes in...

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Categories: hymns, holiday, christmas, music, celebration, children, christmas,
Form: Kyrielle

I believe You Father God is in control.

Tell me more...
I want to know what else You want me to do;
I want to...

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Categories: hymns, character, desire, god, journey, life, love,
Form: Light Verse