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Best Mercy Poems

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


Premium Member When Madness Rides on Moonlight
Days pass into the weak, loveless nights. The moon blinks.
The stars swirl beneath Van Gogh’s brush, as he links.
Comet light passes twisting cypresses, a schizophrenic’s...

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Categories: mercy, god, life,
Form: Sestina



Premium Member No Poet, Am I

A poet, you say? Oh no, not am I,
               There's only...

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Categories: mercy, blessing, faith, inspiration, poetry, poets,
Form: Couplet
Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis
ONE WORD~

Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, 
Running through my mind,
Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, 
Running through my veins,
               ...

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Categories: mercy, abuse, analogy, art, corruption, death, depression,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Garden of mum
Mum sat in her aromatic garden,
admiring its charm and grace.
It was a cold morning,
but mum never seemed to feel it any more.

Her eyes were tired,...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mercy, mother, mother son,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member HE IS MY BEST FRIEND
HE’S MY BEST FRIEND

Times of laughter under a southern sky
with jacarandas in their ripest bloom.
Those days were left behind as years went by
with summer’s shining...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mercy, cancer, friendship, tribute,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member As Poets Prepare their Pens
They hide behind mountains of ignorance, 
judging within a valley of selfish love.
Among weeds where flowers refuse to grow,
to the mercy of hypocrites -

only we...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mercy, peace, perspective, political,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Eccentric Eyes
Open eyed, long tearless, foul silvered orbs
have you no pity? The aqua tide rides dry.
Blind staring scorches, accusing twin barbs
who burrow inward, a destiny to...

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Categories: mercy, pain,
Form: Sonnet



Premium Member The Gifts Of The Fourth Chakra


Wild spirit - 
I cherished you tender 
within my halo of prana
careful not to hurt you
as I worked to set you free
using peaceful hands 
in...

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Categories: mercy, forgiveness, freedom, growth, humanity, inspiration, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tissue Box
like visitors from outer space
they came with tears, and lined the sidewalk
long in face, and arms embracing
some (I have no inkling) who
they were or why...

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Categories: mercy, child, cry, daughter, grief, loss, my
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE DEEPEST DEPTHS OF EPIC PAIN
THE DEEPEST DEPTHS OF EPIC PAIN

The scars of life unveil the weight of lies,
lest it be the torment of moral sin,
wherein the guiltless suffer wounds...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mercy, dark, deep, fate, life, pain,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member HE REMAINS MY BEST FRIEND
Times of laughter under a southern sky
with jacarandas in their ripest bloom.
Those days were left behind as years went by
with summer’s shining light now dimmed...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mercy, death, death of a friend, friendship,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member To Sail the Sky

Cast tie-lines to the shadowy depths above
                  ...

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Categories: mercy, adventure, imagination, metaphor, sea, sky,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member To love you upon my last breath
When the last rain drop has fallen
and final word has been spoken.
When mercy is no longer our saviour,
remember, each time your heart beats,
with every sigh...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mercy, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Love is the prize
When the night was dark
For the moon was hiding
And the stars in the galaxy refused to shine
You came to find me with ebullient vibes
And the...

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Categories: mercy, love, romance,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member The Old Dark House
The Old Dark House

This tale of “The Old Dark House” is one that’s replete with a
most horrid sense of pure evil and macabre, and is...

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Categories: mercy, dark, dream, evil, fantasy, god, metaphor,
Form: Narrative
I Think Of You - But I - 2
The rain outside plays games with the webs that cloud my mind,
I think I hear a tune. A drum solo that heralds memories buried deep
and...

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Categories: mercy, introspection,
Form: Free verse
A Poet with a Priceless Pen
I am poet with a priceless pen
born to burnish the beauty of men.
I wonder what mortal mirrors reflect...
For me, all races deserve respect.

I often hear...

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Categories: mercy, analogy, poetry, poets,
Form: Couplet
FAVE POETS MEET
Meeting my homegirls Wilma Neels
and Kim Van Breda with shrieks and squeals
hasty introductions and we're on our way
for a night of reading at Poetry Café

We've...

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Categories: mercy, friendship,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Saints and Demons on Halloween
 
On the eve of All Saints Day known as Halloween
We've a night where nothing is ever as it seems
 
Abraham, Martin and John hosted...

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Categories: mercy, holiday
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Young Brilliant Poet That Left Us Far, Far Too Soon Second Poet In Dedication series
Note:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Percy_Bysshe_Shelley
Percy Bysshe Shelley,  Born 4 August 1792
Horsham, Sussex, England[1]
Died , 8 July 1822 (aged 29)
Gulf of La Spezia, Kingdom of Sardinia (now Italy)
Occupation	Poet, dramatist,...

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Categories: mercy, appreciation, art, assonance, beautiful, blessing, encouraging,
Form: Rhyme
The White Roses Died With You
We planted roses in the spring
when love was floating in the air.
A diamond glittered on your ring
reflected in your hazel eyes
the rainbow hues of paradise.
We...

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Categories: mercy, change, sad,
Form: Rhyme
A Friendly Goodbye

Poem 1: A Boy And His Painted Piano

he used lively greens
tender blues,
touches of plain mauve 
and rainbow trout splatters
to paint music
on the gas fumes 
that...

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Categories: mercy, beauty,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Blood Red Moon
Blood Red Moon

Deep devouring passions bleed now from this solar eclipse 
As black blood flows from an evil army of “undead” beings 
Whose fangs hideously...

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Categories: mercy, dark, evil, fantasy, halloween, horror, myth,
Form: Quatrain
A Letter to God
  

I wrote a letter to God and I had to ask why,
He allowed so much suffering and little people had to die?
One’s that...

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Categories: mercy, confusion, devotion, faith, inspirationalme, trust,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Justice - A Parable
A woman gave birth to a son
named Justice; he had little fun.
If he wanted to play,
his mama would say,
“But only when Justice is done!”

Poor Justice,...

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Categories: mercy, humor,
Form: Limerick