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Best Shalom Poems

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


Shabbat Shalom
Sweet woman of Yahweh
sing to me
the Song of Songs
song of love
with kisses of wine.

I desire you
as Adam desired Eve
primordial affection
this knowledge I seek of you
my...

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Categories: shalom, beautiful, devotion, love, religious,
Form: Free verse



Jehovah-Shalom
    Come to me O lord that heals
           Not only my body...

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Categories: shalom, faithgod, me, cry, god,
Form: Couplet
My Confession 2
You reminded me again, not to be late.
That I shouldn't let you hate.
What we have because it's delicate.
That you are fed up, trying to put...

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Categories: shalom, love hurts,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Manger Shadow
Manger Shadow

A shadow lurks behind the manger bed
 Swaddled by indifference,
  Creeping behind
 Lowing cows 
And 
Bleating sheep,
Power without power raising up a hoary...

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Categories: shalom, christmas,
Form: Free verse
The Lord is my Shepherd I Shall Not Want
The Lord is my "Shepherd"I shall not want to die! The Lord is my Shepherd I shall not "Want to commit "Suicide"! The Lord is...

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Categories: shalom, 10th grade, 7th grade,
Form: Verse



One Toy Soldier
One Toy Soldier

Little toy soldiers are all put away
Training is over for this time of day.
Where do these little boys go now to play?
Away from...

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Categories: shalom, angst, introspection, loss, sad,
Form: Couplet
Kiss of Forgiveness
I have been bruised, a wounded love,
trampled by uncaring wrong;
a joke, he laughs and turns away; his disgust
blatantly displayed. I offer God's shalom.
Neglected, a young...

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Categories: shalom, abuse, forgiveness, marriage,
Form: Sonnet
Another Day Before Nightfall
Pen to paper
So no tears today
Monday back to slavery 
I cast my out my lline
Hoping for a bite from a female fish
Do you not see...

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Categories: shalom, jewish, joy,
Form: Free verse
HAPPINESS
 HAPINESS

HAPPINESS is when you and I, are not STRESS
HAPPINESS is when we are feeling and experiencing being BLISS and BLESS
and, moreover, HAPPINESS, is when...

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Categories: shalom, appreciation, art, blessing, courage,
Form: Rhyme Royal
Premium Member White On White
Midday light unfolds a shawl
How strange that it can numb the cold
Sun skirts the brow of peak and mound
where white on white can blind the...

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Categories: shalom, change, irony, loss, sad,
Form: Free verse
JAI HIND HAPPY 70th BIRTHDAY TO INDIA
Mother India
 
Each August 15th since 1947, a day of expectant waiting –
Either terror from India’s enemies and frenemies
Or the terror of weather, some natural...

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© Anil Deo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shalom, absence, africa, beauty, birthday,
Form: Rhyme
Adding Limerick: From reply to April 2 Jan Allison's Wee Man
But Jan, is this a Limerick trick? 
Your family, truly, has no Dick and no Rick ... 
I could have sworn 
Since I, too, had...

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Categories: shalom, allusion, cheer up, fun,
Form: Limerick
abortion, advice to young women and men
At this hour ... without any planning I write because I got up to use the restroom, but switched on my text messages and saw...

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Categories: shalom, abortion, abuse, addiction, america,
Form: Prose
Crystalline Illusions
  a moment
         a sunbeam 
passing through a window
So experience 
  crytalline illusions
  and...

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Categories: shalom, allegory
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Let Us Honor All Obnoxious Fools
Let us honor where possible all of earth's fools
Who remind us that others view us the same way,
Who might also be brothers,  if not...

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Categories: shalom, faith, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sweet Home Jerusalem
O, give me a home
Near Jerusalem's Dome
Where the Saints 
  And the Beggars still pray 

Where thrice weekly is read
The Holy Torah that's spread
On...

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Categories: shalom, god, peace, prayer,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Sabbath Peace
Sabbath 
Her Peace Descends
Welcome, Angels and Men
Candle Flames Bright, Radiant Light
Braided Loaves of Bread; Closed eyes, Blessings said
Delicacies before Guests Spread
Songs sung, Thoughts to Inspire
Grace...

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Categories: shalom, faith, jewish, peace,
Form: Rictameter
Premium Member ABANDONED
Abandoned



                 You used to read me!
   ...

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Categories: shalom, farewell, holiday, how i
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Shavous, True to Us
Shavous, True to Us
Rosh Hashanah of Fruits,
Literally, When Tree Fruit Blossoms,
Figuratively, Free Do-It Creativitus,
Earth was Created for Man's,
Improvement by Applicus,
Of Torah Chiddush Wisdoms!
1st 2,000 Years...

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Categories: shalom, blessing, earth, holiday, inspiration,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Sabbath Dream
        ~ A Sabbath Dream ~  

When table's set in purest white
   Candles lit and...

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Categories: shalom, angel, jewish, peace,
Form: Rhyme
Butterflies And Magic Seven: Teaching Math
MATH: BUTTERFLIES AND MAGIC “SEVEN”

“We multiply,” said the Rabbit to the butterfly -
Addition makes too few of you - your life’s through
In as many weeks...

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© Anil Deo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shalom, animal, butterfly, children, math,
Form: Didactic
The Tragedy
He mowed down so many 
and the blood is still 
warm on the ground
Leaders spoke of healing 
Another mass murder 
There are far too many...

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Categories: shalom, holocaust,
Form: Dramatic Verse
AMERICA
With the grandeur of prairies and canyon
With Georgian welcomes from Springer Mountain
With cooler welcomes of Katahdin
America rises with five million feet 

To exult among more...

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Categories: shalom, appreciation, environment, history, immigration,
Form: Rhyme
PERCEPTION
The grass is always greener on the other side: says who?
It may just be perception not necessarily the truth
Ugly is not bad neither is beautiful...

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Categories: shalom, bible, cheer up, faith,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Restoration
Cinquain 01 2017


Exiled
gone, migrated
unforgiving tears, hell:
Jesus found me, Hallelujah
sacred


NOTE: The final line could use  "holy" instead of sacred, because both mean "SET APART." However,...

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© Anil Deo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shalom, best friend, faith, for
Form: Cinquain