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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
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
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 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
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 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

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

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Categories: faith, inspirational, prayer,
Form: Rhyme
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

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Categories: prayer, devotion, inspirational, recovery from...,
Form: Prose Poetry
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
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 - Life's Last Journey -

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


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Categories: caregiving, death, prayer,
Form: Monoku
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
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 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:
walking the battlefield at Gettysburg,
as a lusty young man of no firm belief
who stepped between the great rocks

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Categories: prayer, allegory, angel, death, love,
Form: Free verse
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.

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Categories: prayer, art, death, destiny, fate,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Stand Guard True Angel
As we worship, bring the silence
in gracious peace ring down the day.
Stay the light that's stained with violence,
deliver calm, pass ill storms away.

Send to us...

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Categories: angel, prayer, spiritual,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The maker of the stars

Giant candles in the night sky
Flicker for me as they pass by
YOUR majesty is what comes shining through

When I’m stuck in...

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Categories: destiny, meaningful, prayer, spiritual,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member I Praise You, God
Your ways are just; Your love is pure.
The paths you choose for me are sure.
The world still tempts, but You’re my Stay.
You strengthen me if...

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Categories: god, jesus, prayer, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member - But Never My Heart -


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Categories: anger, pain, prayer,
Form: Rhyme