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Best Rebuke Poems

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


Premium Member A Poem of Ruth
The tears well up, and scarce could she not moan
When father, brother, husband, all have died.
She now has no possessions, neither home,
But travels to a...

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Categories: rebuke, bible, devotion, faith, journey,
Form: Iambic Pentameter



Premium Member Bleed for Me
Bleed for me


Why?
	Why what she says?
Why do you cut, why do you bleed yourself?
	Why do birds fly, how the heck should I know?
Ah but you...

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Categories: rebuke, beautiful, faith, heart, humanity, imagination, pain,
Form: Free verse
Torn and Tattered Wings
Torn and Tattered Wings

It’s not easy to have seen
All the darkness inside you
Places I have been
Sorrow and degrading
Thrusting their blades epithetize 
Hard into your heart

I...

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Categories: rebuke, inspirational, loveworld,
Form: Free verse
Savoir-faire of the Great Bear
If you should hear him coming, fear his roar
His grizzled warnings, you should not ignore
A formidable champion is Ursus, a carnivore
His claws protects those he...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rebuke, friend,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Conversation
Dark, the night morphs slowly toward dawn.
In its last vestige, the moment in which night becomes morning,
he speaks to me.
I refer to him as "he"...

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Categories: rebuke, death, time,
Form: Free verse
THE PARENTS' ROLE
Blame
yourself for
the things your 
children say and do; 
they got them from your 
nasty looks, gestures and unkind words...
read them some stories from the Bible!
Mothers...

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Categories: rebuke, abuse, bible, children, leadership, mothers day,
Form: Etheree
Premium Member I Believe - The Anaphora Style
~I Believe~
(Rhymed Anaphora)


I believe in God more than anything that's true
I believe in his divine love and sacrifice that too
I believe that true love can...

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Categories: rebuke, faith, hope, inspirational, love,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member A Thousand Dark Secrets
Carrying with me a
halfhearted smile for the
braver men than I.
The men holding tightly
to past perceptions,
live or die.
Suppose I whispered to 'em
what I've heard through
the metaphorical...

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Categories: rebuke, anger, angst, bereavement, political, war,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Waiting
On a day where
    the rain
  attacks the windshield
only to be brushed away
    like an ill-timed rebuke,
yet caresses...

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Categories: rebuke, lovelife, longing, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member How ever,I rise
In your mind you conclude that
'this one is a dried bone'.
And you look at me as if am alone, 
But i have got back bone...

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Categories: rebuke, satire, future, prejudice,
Form: Rhyme
Ugly Praise
O POVERTY!
You who paid a courtesy call to that peacefull affluence home 
With a diamond portfolio
And at your departure enquiry unveiled it a Pandora's box
That...

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Categories: rebuke, philosophy,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member An Oak
A young oak grows in our garden.
It is sturdy, though leaves fall down.
After all, it is autumn,
So there's no need for our frown.


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Poet's Notes -

This...

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© Julia Ward  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rebuke, inspirational, metaphor, tree, youth,
Form: Rhyme
Ghosts

How silent are the dead,
Whose quiet feet don't stray;
We see them face to face,
As they go their lonely way.

These ghostly apparitions,
Who've forgotten all their fears;
They...

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Categories: rebuke, imagination,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member More Than a Conqueror
The Hop Devil you've already been defeated
You've been thrown out of heaven
So now you're casting lots trying to defeat me
But what you don't understand is...

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Categories: rebuke, anxiety, blessing, christian, conflict, encouraging, endurance,
Form: Free verse
Listening Eyes
Listening eyes, 
they speak with certain glance, 
and yet are ever loving. 
Listening eyes,
Which soak in the warmth,
of your ever smiling face.
With them I hear,
With...

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Categories: rebuke, art, longing,
Form: Free verse
Werewolves
Starving amber eyes that drink oasis scraps 
  Thrown from her cast off demeanour to fall 
Upon the bare heart scape which formats and...

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© Tony Bush  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rebuke, life, loss, love, passion, sad,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Time of Great Tribulation
Prophesied in scripture
Deception is the picture
Pleasing to the itching ear
Words many long to hear

Manipulation of the word
Mockery of the spirit's sword
Flattering hearts in many ways
Leading...

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Categories: rebuke, christian, faith, god, jesus, religious, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme
O, FLUFF, FIZZ, ICE-TRUFFLES and BANDALEES
O!  FLUFF!  FIZZ!  ICE-TRUFFLES and BANDALEES!
Can't see the forest, for the snow on trees!
Where every gossamer veil of snow delights
And every string...

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Categories: rebuke, fairy, hope, imagination, simple, trust,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I KNOW NOT TODAY
I know not today;
I know not today, Alleluia;
I can't let Satan git in my way
So I rebuke you;

I know not today;
I know not today, Alleluia;
I...

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Categories: rebuke, anxiety, appreciation, assonance, community, confidence, encouraging,
Form: Lyric
Preoccupied with the Faults of Others: stay in your lane
Some people come to church just to be seen
No Holy nor any Ghost in them can be gleaned

Now Jesus was in the temple 
Teaching a...

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Categories: rebuke, inspirational, wisdom,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member Kindness Is - The Anaphora Style
~Kindness Is...~
(Anaphora)


Kindness is to show you care in any way
Kindness is giving something unselfishly
Kindness is to show respect to anyone we meet or know
Kindness is...

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Categories: rebuke, faith, hope, inspirational, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Daydreaming - The Anaphora Style
~Daydreaming~
(Anaphora)


Daydreaming is beautiful
Daydreaming is wonderful
Daydreaming night and day
Daydreaming of only you
Daydreaming of all your love
Daydreaming is a gift  from above
Daydreaming as I go along
Daydreaming...

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Categories: rebuke, beautiful, faith, hope, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I Believe - The Anaphora Style
~I Believe~
(Anaphora)


I believe in God more than anything that's true
I believe in his divine love and sacrifice that too
I believe that love can make things...

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Categories: rebuke, faith, hope, inspirational, love,
Form: Free verse
The One
I’d rather not be just a spectator of this drama called life. 
I would prefer to play my own leading role, 
direct my own script,...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rebuke, analogy, christian, faith, heaven, introspection, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Be Still and Know that I am God
Be still and know that I am God

Be still and know that I am God
A God that can deliver
And give you Joy like a river

Be...

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Categories: rebuke, brother, childhood, confusion, daughter, dedication, education,
Form: Rhyme