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Best Prayer Poems

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


Premium Member My Prayer For Today
My Prayer For Today
7/22/2019
Written: by Miracle Man

Lord, guard my tongue in things I say,
Let your son Jesus be my light today.

Let each of my thoughts...

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© Tom Wright  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: prayer,
Form: Couplet



Prayer
One more morning,after one more night,
One more thanks for keeping things right,
One prayer to bed,one as you rise,
Good morning God,thanks for another sun rise,
Prayer is...

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Categories: faith, religion, uplifting, prayer,
Form: Rhyme
Prayer
This morning I woke up and bend my knees
To enter the highest of holy place
Here from my Patmos to see the Shekinah seas
And taste the...

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Categories: faithprayer, prayer,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member A Child's Prayer
Clutched tight to my chest, the doll smiles lifelessly
sending vacant stares down the darkened hall.
A solitary line of pink light sneaks through a crack in...

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Categories: prayer, bereavement, child, heartbreak, loss,
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



Thats when I fall down upon my knees, song version
Updated lyrics May 19,2020 to flow better.

THAT’S WHEN I FALL DOWN UPON MY KNEES

There’s no way- 
I’ll see another sunrise
My hope is gone-
as I'm contemplating...

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Categories: prayer, depression, feelings, god, hope,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Giving Godly Grace

Grace-full is the lily born of virtue’s milk 
Inspiring me with petals pure in my hour of need -
Vow and vim of passion vivid and...

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Categories: prayer, appreciation, faith, god, jesus,
Form: Acrostic
Cry of the City

We will walk then, you and I

When daylight shuts her weary eye;

Down the streets where beggars sleep

And drug crazed addicts spend their keep.

On streets that...

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Categories: life, prayer, time, drug,
Form: Rhyme
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
I saw a praying mantis

I saw a praying mantis as I went about my day
The brightest green, the coolest form
and I just had to say

“Please tell me of your...

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Categories: prayer,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In Praise of God
In Praise of God

I look to you for love and grace,
Trusting belief in you I place.
Please keep us safe within your sight.
I feel your presence...

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Categories: devotion, god, prayer, spiritual,
Form: Kyrielle
Why must I Cry
   I come to the garden along, while the dew is still fresh
on the meadows. Early in the morning do the bird's sing
praises...

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Categories: prayer, devotion, inspirational, recovery from...,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member To You Alone
I cannot comprehend our great Creator’s mind -
How every galaxy He perfectly designed.
How every atom in the universe is His,
Ordered and known by Him, as...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: god, jesus, prayer,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member A Gift From God - A Sonnet
I am a wish, a prayer, from mortals lips
That reached heaven and  touched God’s fingertips
And returned to earth wrapped in flesh and blood
A gift...

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Categories: beauty, god, me, prayer,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Treasure Of Birth
It's hard to describe
that true sense of pride

that comes with the worth
of your babies birth

A child takes your heart
right from the start

and wills you to...

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Categories: birth, childhood, prayer, religious,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Nova
Nova

Mountain sunshine, take my hand;
 Wrap your warmth around my shoulders;
Slip your arm within my arm;
 Dance in my eyes as on sparkling waters;
Warm my...

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Categories: joy, mountains, prayer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Why I Write
I write for just one reason
and it’s not for fortune or fame
I write to send a message
I write for God in Jesus’ name

I don’t seek...

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Categories: christian, prayer,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member THE POETIC GLORY OF THIS DAY POTD


             I do at dawn, reflect.
God made me, perfect.
    ...

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Categories: appreciation, poets, prayer,
Form: Rhyme
I Need Your Help Daddy
I’m tired
I’m Physically and Emotionally tired
I don’t want to be the strong one anymore
I can’t this time
I don’t know what to do Daddy
I need your...

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Categories: prayer, absence, angst, cry, dad,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member Our Christmas Eve Dinner
'Twas our Christmas Eve dinner; we all had sat down
at the table to eat. Grandma couldn’t be found!
We children were fussing; Dad rose to his...

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Categories: dad, humorous, mom, prayer,
Form: Couplet
NOW I LAY ME
Now I lay me down to sleep
In my home that's really sweet
Had three large meals and a snack
There wasn't a hint of any lack
Comfortable shoes...

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© Lyric Man  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: prayer, 7th grade, africa, angst,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Thanksgiving from Three Perspectives
A Child's Thanksgiving Prayer 

Lord, I thank thee as I sit to eat,
For mashed potatoes that I helped to make.
And thanks, dear Lord, we're having...

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Categories: family, funnymom, prayer, thanksgiving,
Form: Sonnet
I HAVE BEEN TO PLACES OF GREAT DEATH
I have been to places of great death:
walking the battlefield at Gettysburg,
as a lusty young man of no firm belief
who stepped between the great rocks
of...

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Categories: prayer, allegory, angel, death, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member - Life's Last Journey -

         ~ everything is in your heart and hands - the end of life - empathy ~







29/03/2019
Sun...

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Categories: caregiving, death, prayer,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member Darkest Of Days, When His Ship Finally Came Home
Darkest Of Days, When His Ship Finally Came Home

A wicked chill, even her house could feel its creep
Tho' silence would not hear its horrific demands.
A...

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Categories: prayer, art, death, destiny, fate,
Form: Rhyme