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Best Risen Poems

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

Tears to Weep
When I lay me down to sleep,
And cry the tears that sinners weep;
To speak the words of a contrite prayer,
And know that someone listens there.


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Categories: risen, hope,
Form: Rhyme

On the day our eyes open to the prism of the sun

On that day, Winter solitude  would be gone

The avalanche of differences melts into...

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Categories: risen, blessing, easter, forgiveness, jesus, love,
Form: Free verse
A Letter Home To Rome'
My dearest Claudia, 

     For eighteen months, I've been at this Jerusalem outpost.
     "Tis you and young...

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Categories: risen, faith, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member SHE - Epitome of Erotic Love
An Ode to Femininity and Romance -

The background music of this delicate poetic arrangement is intended to be played softly as you sit back and...

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Categories: risen, love, romantic, sensual, sexy, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Moon in Pale Depression
Muted evidence proclaimed the subtle oddities of night

   Lunar time should have reached the zenith of its height

No chirping crickets were heard, nor...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: risen, sorrow,
Form: Rhyme
The Blood Stained Bridge
Into the timeless wood he fled, running from the night
While demons of his past gave chase beneath the pale moonlight
The man dressed in soiled rags,...

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Categories: risen, allegory,
Form: Heroic Couplets
A Getaway To Ancient Venice
I can still recall the look upon His face

Each thought still makes me go to that enchanting place

The vernal air was floral sweet and honey...

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Categories: risen, love, passion,
Form: Prose

Premium Member Come and See Jesus
Come and see the tiny baby,
sleeping on a bed of straw.
The angels came and sang His praises,
and shepherds watched in silent awe.

Come and see who's...

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Categories: risen, jesus,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Elegant Dance
Rhythmic pose arcs lifting elegant ambience
Graceful dance enshrines artful renascence
Visceral posture invites emotional response
Festive celebration of aesthetic renaissance.

Attired in red and blue of simple elegance...

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Categories: risen, art,
Form: Quatrain
Endymion,Lover Of The Moon
On summer hills  I watched you

I know you watched me too

Every night you waited for me

Every night I came to you

From shallow oceans I...

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Categories: risen, love, muse, mythology,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Fall of The Winter King
The Fall of The Winter King    

He had risen to power
fueled by a vicious and ruthless determination
to reclaim a lost throne.

His tactics...

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Categories: risen, flower, nature, seasons, spring,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Washed Away What Easter Means To Me
Friday, I see the wounds and bow my head
I find no peace in the life I've led
There were no victories nor battles won
Oh Father, You...

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Categories: risen, faith
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Blood Of Your Passion
He's staring off into oblivion;
dead-lights, who of their own free will choose to illuminate
the gray matter microwave that is TV:
too vain, too vulgar. Thought Vanquisher,

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Categories: risen, allegory, america, angst, today, wisdom, world,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member The Giant of Lisbellaw
Stood I there, that last day,
On an iron bridge...
An aqueduct by design,
Where, looking dreamily out over
The Ernes Lower Lough,
My compressed shadow 
Momentarily paused -
To contently...

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Categories: risen, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme
Waiting For You, the Return of the Light
Written for the Winter Solstice sunrise at Avebury, Wiltshire, England

I have waited for you
Where no shadow seeps
Deep in the earth
Where the slow damp creeps
Under the...

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Categories: risen, england, light, longing, nature, psychological, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
This love, enduring - ballast of the soul
is ever curing, thee to mine, not role,
but a clear stream of commonplace, of knoll,
that not division's grinding...

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Categories: risen, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I Stand Here
I stand here at the center of the world
embraced by a sweet joy that makes me feel
so good! I'm melting ice cream that's been swirled

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Categories: risen, romantic,
Form: Sonnet
Sweet Jesus
On the day our eyes open to the prism of the sun

Winter solitude  would be gone.

The avalanche of differences melts into nothingness.

Through the same...

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Categories: risen, jesus, true love,
Form: Free verse
Much Needed Wind
I’ve watched the societal winds of change
blowing all my life.
The transformations they’ve brought about,
to say the least, are rife.

I know of many who once served...

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Categories: risen, analogy, bible, books, change, children, god,
Form: Rhyme
Lie, Truth, & Reality
I walk above all pain
            risen and relentless 

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Categories: risen, introspection, loveheart, heart,
Form: Free verse
Jerusalem, in the white of night,  
  with all the ages steeped upon your shoulders, 
  and the tombs of fading kings;...

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Categories: risen, christian, forgiveness, religion, violence, war,
Form: Free verse
Upon a Desert Sea
The full moon was half risen above the Earth
shining her nightlight across cooling desert sands.
She smiled, deep in thought and a sense of mirth,
"This could...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: risen, moon, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Hallelujah, What a Savior
On that fateful day He went away,
His disciples hid, full of fear and dismay.
His family gazed through tear filled eyes,
At the man non believers had...

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Categories: risen, celebration, christian, easter, god, good friday,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member This Easter
I listen and see, but mind is asleep
This Easter galore, can be such a bore!

Same story, same tune, we’re all fed by spoon
Now swallow it...

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Categories: risen, inspirational, religious,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Bare Infinitive and the Meaning of Life

Look: up above the stratosphere 
Outside the earth's blanket veneer
Beyond planets stars and galaxy 
Past even faintest nebulae

Far from the pull of gravity

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Categories: risen, life,
Form: Rhyme