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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 The Blessings of Prayer
Like a gazelle springing from left to right 
Your prayers come winging through perilous night

Making swift haste to my ill beating heart.
I was amazed at...

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Categories: blessing, butterfly, poets, prayer,
Form: Couplet

Premium Member My Prayer For Today
My Prayer For Today
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
Premium Member Prayer For the Broken Hearted
Softly breathe on weary soul


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Categories: prayer,
Form: Rhyme
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
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

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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.


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
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

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Categories: faith, inspirational, prayer,
Form: Rhyme
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
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 Miracle On Ford Street
St Anthony's orphanage was founded some thirty years ago
For homeless and orphaned children, by a priest Father Angelo
Every child was made welcome; race and religion...

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Categories: care, children, christmas, prayer,
Form: Narrative
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 of roses and...

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Categories: prayer, devotion, inspirational, recovery from...,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Thank You, Lord
Every hour
  every second
Every minute
  of the day

Thank you, Lord
  in every way

For my hands
  and for my feet
For my heart

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Categories: god, prayer, thank you,
Form: Rhyme
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

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.
             Thus,  my thoughts to...

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Categories: appreciation, poets, prayer,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Show Me the Way
So long have I harped of regret,
For price of vice is not paid yet,
With rueful heart, Lord, now I pray;
O God, won't you show me...

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Categories: forgiveness, introspection, prayer,
Form: Kyrielle
Premium Member Mission Accomplished
I was a skilled, dedicated CIA agent, helping to preserve national security,
By searching for and garnering information, as silvery rain ensures purity.

Days were spent perusing...

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Categories: confusion, fantasy, joy, prayer,
Form: Couplet
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