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Best Sacred Poems

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


The sacred art of dying
darkness come caress me now
and as I die I weep
my body lies here limp and 
cold 
I prepare myself for eternal 
sleep
a million miles of...

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Categories: sacred, deathme, me,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Sacred Beloved in collaboration with Akkina Downing
Every night I close my eyes, 
loneliness suffocates my soul. 
I rapidly escape through a portal of dreams,
where we once met with a passionate embrace. 

In your...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sacred, dream, fantasy, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hidden Beauty
Hidden beauty resides not in the grace like charms
Of coy smiles 
Painted across a gentle Madonnas face.
Nor is she vested within the chastened vows
Of saintly...

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Categories: sacred, beauty,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Rape
October: I'm eighteen, shortcutting home
through an autumn-burnished churchyard -
copper-lustred leaves, moss-skinned stone -
a jaunty swing of skater skirt and arm,
college folder square-sturdy in my hand.
In...

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Categories: sacred, abuse,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member That Starry Night
Like no one before, nor since
 you painted that starry night in oils
  superimposing your life story.

I feel I know this idyllic village
 blanketed...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sacred, art, depression, night, passion,
Form: Ekphrasis



The Dreamer - A Visual Video Poem
POTD 29 April 2019 

Welcome! – Excited to release my second Visual Video Poem. 
(I trust you will enjoy the complete production effects and the...

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Categories: sacred, dream, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member If this was my last poem
Come to me my beloved,
save me from life's brutalities,
so this heart can soften -
sparkle like a million fireflies.

For you hold the light
to illuminate my soul.
For...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sacred, romance, romantic love, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
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: sacred, appreciation, faith, god, jesus,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Love's Alchemy is Eternal
Love’s Alchemy is Eternal

Your look, touch, and scent now so perfect pure,
Enchants my true emotions and soaring passion.
I knoweth now our love shall always endure,
As...

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Categories: sacred, dream, emotions, god, heaven,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Maltese Moon
The Maltese Moon,
she draws my eyes
to shapely orb
in starlit sky
she smiles at me
with wanton grace
and spills desire
upon my face
I'm all awash
in milky glow
sacred secrets
Mine to...

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Categories: sacred, beautiful, introspection, travel,
Form: Free verse
Dance To Love - A Visual Art Poem Tribute
 POTD 23rd June 2019

Maria Williams 
Presents

Dance to Love

A tribute to my Dad, the late - Wilfred Forbes

She danced with wild abandon
she danced without a...

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Categories: sacred, romantic, tribute,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Enchanted Forest
The woods were silent except for the shifting 
soft sounds of his hooves as they fell upon 
the forest floor. There he stood amid the...

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Categories: sacred, adventure, fairy, fantasy, horse,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Where Gladiators Fought
Part I

Where gladiators fought for life,
we meet to fight for love
The constellations in the Roman night sky,
celestial spectators, bathe the Colosseum
in the white blood of...

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Categories: sacred, passion, places,
Form: Epic
One Silent Word
He speaks with measured dignity,
one silent word at a time
His palmetto pen tells us: 
Tune out the cosmic background noise,
and focus your mind
on the sound...

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Categories: sacred, how i feel, poets,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Crimson Moon
O beguiling crimson Moon
Fiercely blazing for want of thee;
Descending beneath faltering clouds;
Leering wantonly;
And She:
Her coy distractions and brazen
Enchantments 
Laid bare and stripped rude...
Like the naked...

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Categories: sacred, moon,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member American Indian, Nightshades, Moonshadows And Howling Wolf
American Indian, Nightshades, Moonshadows And Howling Wolf

Thirsty for red moon, its sacred beams and eternal pull
howling-out to speak to this dark and blind world, without...

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Categories: sacred, art, conflict, death, history,
Form: Verse
Passion in Black and White - Erotic Verse
POTD 7th Mar 2018

I trust you like the music video clip which enhances the poem

Like dark molten honey caressing her tongue
and soul food for taste...

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Categories: sacred, romantic, sensual, sexy,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Angels
Angelic wings inhabit the mind
To comfort your soul from a sacred sky
Sent to protect and give worth to the blind
And guide the sightless that have...

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Categories: sacred, angel,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Dusk
Melting sorrows drift toward tomorrow
when sounds dance in hushed irrelevance.
Sacred seconds are held in creation's tawny yolk
as crystal waves of wind bid farewell to this...

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Categories: sacred, sunset,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Gift of Poetry
A poet enters a private sanctuary,
A sacred place where the imagination
Dwells with a mélange of emotions
Conceived by aesthetic beauty,
Often divine and esoteric in nature;
That comprehensive...

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Categories: sacred, art, poetry, uplifting, integrity,
Form: Free verse
Streets of blood

Streets of blood

She stood upon the terrace high
streets of blood below
The gate left open in the night,
a dark sky threatens snow

With swine and pearls running...

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Categories: sacred, hate, love, peace, war,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Her Grace, Soft As The Silence Of Morn's Falling Dew - a collaboration with Robert and Teppo

Her romantic letters, birth as heart pure and true 
supported deep vows we both swore to be held to.
Her grace, soft as the silence of...

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Categories: sacred, appreciation, beauty, loss, passion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Gifts Of The Fourth Chakra


Wild spirit -
I cherished you tender 
within my halo of prana;
careful not to hurt you
as I worked to set you free
using hands of peace
in harmony...

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Categories: sacred, forgiveness, freedom, growth, humanity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Mind Dance
Mind Dance

I hear you calling me
I feel you on the wind
Playing with my hair
Grazing my cheek
With kiss’s shadow

Upon your distant shores
Perched on craggy rocks
Upon sunlit...

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Categories: sacred, appreciation, beauty, bird, blessing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member India
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 language
Swelling in...

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Categories: sacred, appreciation, art, dance, music,
Form: Rhyme