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Best Religion Poems

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


Black Diamond Night
Black Diamond Night (a coal miner’s cemetery) 

Where the ebony, we call “NIGHT”,
Old black rocks sit under the twilight
Diamond shape eyes unclear and lonely, 
Sinister...

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Categories: religion, body, death, history, lonely, night,
Form: Epic



Premium Member Who But God
Who but God could paint the evening sky
And use a brush that is a fiery torch?
Tonight, the garish sunset makes me high
In awe, I stand...

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Categories: philosophy, religion,
Form: Sonnet
John Lennon

On the day 
that John Lennon died, 
people were just going 
about their business 
as they did every day. 

Mark David Chapman 
was reading 
Catcher In The Rye 
void of his holy self.
 He...

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Categories: religion, music,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Hero
In a world where hearts ignore compassionate cries.
Acts of kindness become rare, so empathy dies.

As human nature loses the skill to listen,
his mission is to...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: religion, inspiration, love,
Form: Rhyme
Indian Girl
--Virginia Slim--

Different eyes, the same world 
Ancient skin, dirty Indian Girl 
Smokey, eyes, exotic raven hair 
---Now listen to  the colors, of transformation, 
On...

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Categories: religion, adventure, girl, life, native american, spiritual,
Form: Ballad



Premium Member Ode to Mum

Brown paper memories she puts in my hands
Twine roughly tied in a bow slightly askew
Part and parcel of a humble life once led?
My defiant eyes...

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Categories: religion, inspirational love, love, mum,
Form: Ode
Premium Member Shackles of love
Shackles of cynicism have displaced your heart,
the love that once transcended time is no more.

No wordsmith can bring beauty to an invisible emotion,
lost in translation...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: religion, analogy, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member You Took My Place
Amazing love,
Amazing grace,
You gave Your life,
You took my place.
I should have died,
On Calvary's tree,
But You stepped in,
And died for me.

What can I say?
What can I...

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Categories: devotion, faith, religion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Goddess Of Blessed Redemption
The Goddess Of Blessed Redemption

She gave me a foundation of love's pleasures
complete with wondrous bountiful measures
she a gentle goddess of golden hues,
swept this heart away,...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: religion, mythology,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member To Bloom in Red Flame
Underneath all the layers
Of tradition
Of religion 
Of philosophy
Of reason and understanding
I smolder
In passion's pleasure bed of red
Paroxysms of pleasure
Emanate from my core
Searing the shroud
Flames of...

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Categories: religion, sensual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Poetry was Her Best Lover- Not for Contest
Poetry was her best lover
like no other
he loved her
without restraint
She could be herself
and explore
discovering
secret pleasures and fantasies

Naked above the covers
he let her lie exposed
as he...

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Categories: religion, passion, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Don't Skip A Beat
Love
knows
no age 
or beauty
Love
knows
no  rich 
or  poor
Love
knows
no religion
or race
Love
knows
no straight
or gay
Love 
knows
no boundary
or reason
Love
knows
no distance
or time
Love
knows only
the rapid beating
of a giving heart sublime...

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Categories: religion, beauty,
Form: Light Verse
Poet -This Poem is About You
-Dear, Mr & Mrs Poet- 

Do you ever question where it comes from?
This poem's about you, sit down and get a load off 
Tranquilize your...

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Categories: religion, dedication, deep, inspirational, metaphor, poets, slam,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Jesus was Turkish
A strange claim
Of a man of passion
Of kindness
He said
Let the children come to me
For what man would refuse the smile
The innocence of a child
He parted...

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Categories: religion, age, animal, bible, inspirational, introspection, poems,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Children of a Lesser God
I’m tired of knowing
That because of my race
Because of where I live
Because of my last name
I’m part of the band…
The children of a lesser God

I’m...

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Categories: religion, god, uplifting,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member To Bloom in Red Flame
Underneath all the layers
Of tradition
Of religion 
Of philosophy
Of reason and understanding
I smolder
In passion's pleasure bed of red
Paroxysms of pleasure
Emanate from my core
Searing the shroud
Flames of...

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Categories: religion, identity, image, passion,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member A Love Letter to My Friends of India
When I think of India, I think of dark eyed beauties,
their foreheads painted with decorative red dots,
and I see them moving deliciously in beautiful bright...

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Categories: religion, community, friend,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Poetry was Her Best Lover- Adult Content
Poetry was her best lover
Like no other
He loved her
Without restraint
She could be herself
And explore
And discover
Secret pleasures and fantasies
Naked above the covers
He let her lie
Exposed
As he...

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Categories: religion, body, feelings, freedom, sensual,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Oh Jerusalem
Remember

Israel of three thousand years
expulsed at times
enslaved by the Romans
gassed by Europe
persecuted by Saudi-Arabia
murdered by Iran and Iraq
shackled by Egypt
attacked by Jordan
robbed by Syria
sold out...

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Categories: religion, allah, bible, god, gospel, heaven, jewish,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member ONE FOR ALL
God is all colours
And He is no colour,
For He lives in the black
And He lives in the white.
He lives in the mixed,red
Olive, brown and yellow,
For...

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Categories: religion, life, love, peace, people
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member WE ARE BROTHERS II


 
Don’t look at me 
As though I am an alien or a stranger,
Don’t let the dagger of antipathy 
Fly out of your eyes.

I am...

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Categories: religion, immigration, love, peace, prejudice, , cute,
Form: Free verse
Each Day Takes its Turn
Standing firm 
we live 
we give 
we take 
we learn 
we strive to make sure 
each day enlightens us 
and brightens us
even as light fades...

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Categories: religion, black african american, day, happiness, health,
Form: Carpe Diem
Premium Member Lonely Dreams
I never knew following dreams could be this lonely,
But up on the hill, looking back, thank God I'm not the old me.
If the tears will...

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Categories: religion, christian, courage, cry, dream, faith, fear,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Famous Last Line
India (Original Poem)

I hear much joy in the music,
View elation in the dance
Feel happiness in the laughter,
Soulful spirit in poetic romance.

I feel love in the...

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Categories: religion, hindi, people, places,
Form: Rhyme
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, love, prayer,
Form: Rhyme