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Best Idolatry Poems

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


Premium Member Hush The Stars
“Look up at the stars,” you say
Its just another night up on the old water tank
Our blanket is spread and here we sit with the...

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Categories: idolatry, passion, universe,
Form: Epic



Premium Member Famous Last Line
India (Original Poem)

I hear much joy in the music,
View elation in the dance
Feel happiness in the laughter,
Soulful spirit in poetic romance.

I feel love in the...

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Categories: idolatry, hindi, people, places,
Form: Rhyme
Gold Fever
Gold Fever 

History will not record the bloated weight
Of this pious and bigoted race 
Or count the fat and flaccid wealth
Of religions idolatry

Those pages have...

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Categories: idolatry, faithfaith, political, perspective,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Romantic Ramblings about the Ultimate Man
You’re the finest man I have ever seen
You are handsome and strong
Virile
Full bodied
Beautiful to the eyes
Alluring to the hands
Your lips
Send messages
“Come and taste
And never thirst...

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Categories: idolatry, desire, dream, romance,
Form: Free verse
Prince of this World
Prince of this world,
you've meddled in the affairs of mankind
since the beginning
From the time of the Egyptian pharaohs,
whose gigantic pyramidal tombs
had been built primarily by...

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Categories: idolatry, spiritual, truth, war,
Form: Epic



Erato
Erato

Out of an ethereal mist her form –
round, soft edges shimmering, a milky

apparition, like the full moon on a foggy
July night. Myrtle and roses came...

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Categories: idolatry, inspiration, love, muse,
Form: Couplet
Crack Kills...God Heals
Crack kills. 
God heals, 
And destinies, 
He fulfills. 
The truth, 
He reveals. 

To get us, 
Satan uses lies, 
Theft, demolition, 
And tricks for us, 
To...

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Categories: idolatry, faith, inspirational, life, love, people, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member YOU
Your smile...the essence of a thousand suns
   Your eyes...the splendor of the changing sea
      Your lips.....the velvet of...

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Categories: idolatry, devotion,
Form: I do not know?
where do you stand
There is so much deception
Diluted reflections,
Alluding to perfection
But denying the resurrection,
Changing what was formed during conception,
While claiming they are an exception.
It’s only a matter of...

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Categories: idolatry, faith, life, slam, spoken word,
Form: Rhyme
Patience is the Essence of Life
Idolatry makes me out of patience 
with the people lacking nous in essence, 
flitting away an all too frantic life.

One cannot hurry the lessons in...

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Categories: idolatry, introspection, life, philosophy, religion,
Form: Tritina
Premium Member Spiritual Baseball
If I were to venture a sports analogy,
I'd say life most resembles baseball spiritually.
We spend eons preparing in the dugout,
Then nervously strut out to take...

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Categories: idolatry, allegory, analogy, baseball, christian, evil, jesus,
Form: Quatrain
It's Time to Stop Playing Church
t’s Time to Stop Playing Church!

In many churches, they just want to have “fun.”
Just look at what the church has become!

It’s often a place of...

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Categories: idolatry, christian, confusion, faith, judgement, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Understanding Nature
Understanding Nature

Part 1: What (I Think) God Wants You to Know!

Some people don’t understand Nature,
Feel death and pain prove there’s no God
Or if there is...

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Categories: idolatry, faith, , atheist,
Form: Rhyme
African Greed
African Greed

They all speak and spit, dream for Dollars, it’s America
They will kill you and vomit for Pound, it's England
They know almost nothing about economy,...

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Categories: idolatry, africa, anger, betrayal, community, corruption, discrimination,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Intensity's Revenge
The Story of Her Intensity

Intensity is what drove him away
Intense were her demands and great her need
Obsessive love a price he could not pay
And so...

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Categories: idolatry, deep, desire, devotion,
Form: Rhyme
The Chains That Bind Me: Letting Go of ED
Chains, so heavy. Binding every body part.  
A cell: its cold metal bars blocking out light.   
A wall, originally meant to protect,...

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© Kira Olson  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: idolatry, christian, freedom, hope, life, recovery from,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Victories for Love
The problem of military reactions
to territorial control issues
is not merely that violence breeds further strategic development
of violence,
although this is no small,
nor amoral, 
concern.

This primal problem...

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Categories: idolatry, health, history, integrity, love, mental illness,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member I Ain't Feelin' It
Could what a political scientist would call
deeply held belief
also be what a psychologist could identify as a
feeling of affinity or aversion,
trust or distrust,
confluent familiarity or...

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Categories: idolatry, culture, freedom, health, humor, political, psychological,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Original Languages
Life explores integrity,
hoping to fulfill
all exploding polypathic 
curiosities polyphonic.

How might history rewrite humanity
if those who adventured out
and eagerly invaded
felt more reluctant to dominate?
More sure that...

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Categories: idolatry, community, culture, health, history, integrity, native
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Achab, Translation of Pierre Emmanuel's Achab by T Wignesan
Achab*, Translation of Pierre Emmanuel’s Achab by T. Wignesan

One man alone stands erect before the king, and speaks
A man
Alone

The king is not accustomed to being...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: idolatry, loneliness, words,
Form: Dramatic Verse
The Destruction of Planet Number Three
The sun's savage fingers have penetrated
the calving sheets of ice, delving deeply 
beneath the blankets of the frozen surface.

And the oceans, bruised mauve and swollen...

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Categories: idolatry, betrayal, earth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Acts to Zenith
Acts of contrition, on knees if I recount
Beatitudes, eight, sermon on the mount
Charity given, is blessings received
Dalai Lama, a Buddhist deity
Ecumenism, it understands and unites
Fascism...

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Categories: idolatry, faith, freedom, gospel, poetry, prayer, religion,
Form: Abecedarian
Rebellion
Wake up,
there'a a rebellion going on
There's a revolt,
and the conspiracy is strong
Two hundred and fifty princes
against Moses the man of God
They all got their swords...

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Categories: idolatry, bible, god, religion, spiritual,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Psychology of Political Economics
Shalom, Aloha, Namaste

Identity is rooted in socioeconomic health of mutual trust,
beginning in utero
swimming about in embryonic nutrition,
rather than active distrust
or more passive mistrust of the...

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Categories: idolatry, beauty, blessing, culture, health, humor, psychological,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Patriotism as Anti-Otherism
Paul Tillich wrote 
"nationalism hates and must always hate Judaism and prophetic Christianity."

When he spoke of nationalistic patriotism
he was thinking of fascism,
as the logical conclusion
of...

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Categories: idolatry, earth, health, history, nature, patriotic, religion,
Form: Political Verse