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Best Spiritual Poems

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

Premium Member Indian Ink

Indian Accent, form the whispers inside
Chanting from long ago
Echoes come and go
Losing time in a soft eternal glow

A beautiful and delicate autumn mountain scene

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Categories: spiritual, abuse, autumn, death, deep,
Form: Dramatic Verse

Premium Member Tranquility
Oh little one, how soon you'll be
In turbulence of puberty.
I will hold tight your days of youth 
And share with you my honest truth 


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Categories: spiritual, children, god, granddaughter, grandmother,
Form: Couplet

your labored breathing
called out to me
and in my soul I knew
what needed to be done

I reached for the drum
to summon the spirits
called out to ancestors

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Categories: spiritual, inspirational, native american, prayer,
Form: Free verse
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.

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: romance, romantic love, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member With Open Arms
Come to me my child
Rest your head in my lap
My hand strokes your wild curls
Feeling the dampness on your neck
Lamplight caresses your flushed cheeks
Shadows waltzing...

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Categories: spiritual, appreciation, emotions, fantasy, imagination,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails - a collaboration with Robert and Teppo
Waking to cold blown tent, ground frozen icy hard
woods are my love, as is poetry to a bard.
Today starts my anticipated forest trek,
seeking salvation from...

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Categories: spiritual, appreciation, beauty, introspection, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member This Spring The Poppies Bloomed
A field afire
papery petals glow like ruby votive candles
a collection of cupped solar flames
vowed to shine despite the dew before dawn
evaporating any doubt the sun...

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Categories: spiritual, beauty, flower, life, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Whose Muse Elusive Dew
The worldliness within the sphere     
reflecting morning light, 
as poignant as a single tear 
idea bright is crystal clear 
and frames...

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Categories: spiritual, destiny, life, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
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: spiritual, appreciation, faith, god, jesus,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member SNOW GLOBE
Welcome to my ----- life
A beautifully broken aura
             Unsettled flakes

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Categories: spiritual, confusion, death, dream, future,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member The Red Leaf
the raspy whisper

gets my full attention -
wistfully I smile
..for its persistence reminds me of you..

the crisp red leaf 
scuttles scrapingly
across the gray pavement
to and...

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Categories: spiritual, death, emotions, grief, heartbroken,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Nature Speaks To My Soul
I stand alone in natures beauty,
     in the woods by a trickling stream.
I feel the presence of my destiny,

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© Bill Baker  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: spiritual, beauty, dream, feelings, imagery,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Amidst The Darkened Veils
'Neath umbra skies I seek a mirrored moment

the breeze a capricious charmer
blows serpentine sways to life
a ballet of tall switchgrass dancers
sweeping edges raspy green
dulling in...

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Categories: spiritual, angel, august, death, emotions,
Form: Free verse
All That I Have Taken In

At day's end, I take in the last light
seeping into the dark waters
across the bay and keep it here.
I gather the sound of departing gulls

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Categories: eve, nature, spiritual, sunset,
Form: Free verse
Ancient Warrior
I see the wrinkles in your suntanned brow,
You carried burdens then; you see them now.
You’ve heard the cries your people who in pain,
Have shed their...

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Categories: spiritual, angst, culture, native american,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member An Omen Of The Taste Of Twilight

is the wild magic of this place;
this wilderness I now roam alone
as its lifeblood seeps 
Afterlife mournful howls
across time and distance
go unanswered -
Oh, how...

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Categories: spiritual, animal, death, fate, grief,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Rebirth Of The Third Angel
A body abandoned 
needs to mourns its last breath in death
a heart cast aside 
still aches to meet its last beat

and a free spirit yearns...

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Categories: spiritual, angel, beauty, butterfly, death,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Tempest of Tears
reflective puddles
of rained regrets and sins

I offer my humility
the only gift I can give.

Susan Ashley 
September 2, 2018

~ First Place ~
Premiere Contest: Pithy Pants 

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Categories: appreciation, beauty, introspection, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Vanilla Dove
Cypress trees like evergreen steeples
rise above rows of gravestone woes,
lanky shadows lie side by side like railroad ties 
across writhing paths banded like snakes;
the gravel...

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Categories: spiritual, bird, death, grief, hope,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 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, 

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Categories: spiritual, adventure, girl, life, native
Form: Ballad
Premium Member TOUCH -Sharon's Acrostic contest
Tenderness exudes from him as he takes the hand

Of the woman, sick and frail; he’s a gifted man.

Uncommonly calm, he utters, “God has a plan.”


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Categories: spiritual,
Form: Acrostic
a new beginning
with each crest of a wave
forming white crystal peaks
she weeps, inhales, let's go.

beneath a star studded vista
a resplendent guiding light
arms open, palms up, she is...

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© Lynn Marie  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: spiritual, emotions, grief, introspection, loss,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Amorous Mystique - a collaboration with Robert Lindley
Can it be, into this world we are dropped
from heavenly streams that have never stopped?

With sweet hope gifted to our souls delight,
oceans of love and...

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Categories: spiritual, appreciation, romantic love, sensual,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member When Again We Meet - Sijo
When Again We Meet

Softly he says, "Should I die do not wait for me." She smiles,
"Just as the moon exhales no light without first a...

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© FJ Thomas  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: spiritual, absence, appreciation, death, devotion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In the Gloaming
That first glimpse of purple in the gloaming
As dawn softly rises in morning skies 
Ascending along with nature's colors
Is a look of faith and hope...

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Categories: spiritual, color, inspirational, morning, purple,
Form: Rhyme