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Best Inspirational Poems

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


When I Stop and Pray
When the storm clouds boil around me, 
And the lightning splits the sky--. 
When the howling wind assails me,
And life's sea is rolling high--
When my...

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Categories: devotion, faith, inspirational, life,
Form: Lyric



Premium Member Soul Embrace
Sunlight rains upon my face
Cascading memories cloaked in mystery
Kissing my eyelids
Ancient teardrops glide down my cheeks
Warmth illuminating my hungry soul

A sense of calm
A pulsating ellipse...

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Categories: inspirational, age, child, creation, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Healing Power of the Drum
your labored breathing
called out to me
and in my soul I knew
what needed to be done

I reached for the drum
to summon the spirits
called out to ancestors
and...

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Categories: inspirational, native american, prayer,
Form: Free verse
Welcome To a Brand New World, Song Version
Welcome to a brand new world

Verse 1
How are you feeling right now?
Is there still a yearning in your heart?
You're probably like, ten million or more,
praying...

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Categories: inspirational, christian, earth, gospel, hope,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Evening Song
Conducted by the Hands that gave them voice
Sweet songs of evening soothe my weary soul.
Oh, how I love to hear the birds rejoice
As frogs and...

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Categories: god, inspirational, nature,
Form: Sonnet



Premium Member Of Ink
Partial Paper
 -A poet in heat-

Ink carries its own tale,
When moonshine intoxicates your pen
Bottles of ink fill your mind
Composing symphonies on every line
Drops of passion...

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Categories: beauty, feelings, inspirational, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member First Communion
The powdery snow gloves the fingers 
of maple forest, protecting barren bark 
with the expectation of rose tipped bloom.

A meeting point between pristine
innocence and the...

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Categories: caregiving, childhood, devotion, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Park Bench
The Park Bench

I wish I was a poet
With magical words
To make people see all of the absurd
Tears fly, paintings in pastel die

When we look into...

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Categories: art, beauty, inspirational, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Winter
You entered my room
a long time ago
across many summers,
now when this winter looks
at the trees shedding the leaves
you are by the closed window
leaning on the...

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Categories: inspirational, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hallelujah - From the Mouth of Babes - With Silent One
The Guardian
		Melodic lullabies echo	
		As heart strings strum secret chords
		As transcendental images appear
		Stargazers are lost for words
		Kaleidoscopic Illuminations
		Paint the sky in optimistic light
		Hope descends in serene...

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Categories: inspirational, anti bullying, courage, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In a Sad Blindness, One May Yet Find Hope
In A Sad Blindness, One May Yet Find Hope
           (The Solemn Prayer)

Raining splashing, fierce winds...

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Categories: art, deep, encouraging, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Warriors
This one is for the broken,
hiding behind invisible bruising.
For the forgotten and the ones 
who have forgotten us,
like the misunderstood misfits.
Who howl at the moon,
look...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: assonance, dedication, inspirational, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Pardon From the Storm
Take my heart and carry me
to where all dreams are born.
Into loves arms, oh such a place
that's always safe and warm.
Away from such deceitful lairs
where...

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Categories: inspirational, love,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Never Stop Dancing
I am the diamond
     that breathes 
     in your hands;
The fine lace to sway in
     breezes through windows
   ...

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Categories: beautiful, dance, inspirational, joy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Try
Try to live
Try to feel pain with no tears
Try to remember years past and often lost
Try, oh try to know life need not be cold...

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Categories: appreciation, art, inspirational, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Mind Dance
Mind Dance

I hear you calling me
I feel you on the wind
Playing with my hair
Grazing my cheek
With kiss’s shadow

Upon your distant shores
Perched on craggy rocks
Upon sunlit...

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Categories: inspirational, appreciation, beauty, bird, blessing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Kindness - POTD
POTD 2 July 2018

Humans are capable of ‘Changing their State’. At times, a stressful, negative fusillade can be encountered from an individual wishing to subvert...

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Categories: inspirational, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Forgotten Treasure- the Rebirth
FORGOTTEN TREASURE

I found the fountain of youth
When I stumbled across the forbidden garden
Right smack in the middle,
Was what I thought to be a wishing well
I...

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© Skat A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: inspirational, beauty, deep, growing up,
Form: Light Verse
She Walks In Silence
She walks in silence, like a lapping wave
drowned in chastity and flooded with rave
holding dear and tight her very beauties
denying all her gems and rubies.
Her...

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Categories: emotions, feelings, heart, inspirational
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member If God Gives Me Tomorrow
If God gives me tomorrow
I'll try to stop crying
unlike this dark night
where I fear that I'm dying

If He gives me tomorrow
I'll let go of today
I'll...

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Categories: faith, inspirational, prayer,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sunrise Meditation
Stop in your tracks

Take a deep breath
Stop and relax

Close your eyes
Exhale a slow deep breath

In your mind’s eye 
It’s early dawn
It’s quiet and serene around...

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Categories: freedom, inspirational, introspection, motivation,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Those Words
I speak my thoughts with gentleness
The things I need to say with care
Thoughts held in my hands, gone through my fingers,
balanced on my fingertips...
... sent...

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Categories: inspirational, metaphor, words,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Whispering Memories
Traveling through the doorway in my heart
I emerge
Gently closing it
I place my palms on the worn hinges of time
I lay my ear near its surface
As...

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Categories: inspirational, appreciation, emotions, green, heart,
Form: Free verse
For a Friend
A wise and sentimental one
              Who lived and loved some years ago
Had...

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Categories: inspirational, appreciation, for her, friend,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In the Gloaming
That first glimpse of purple in the gloaming
As dawn softly rises in morning skies 
Ascending along with nature's colors
Is a look of faith and hope...

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Categories: color, inspirational, morning, purple,
Form: Rhyme