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Best Suppliant Poems

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


Kite Flying - Test
Kiss me,  I want to lift you skirt flying
Inside my heart like the wind
To dance on clouds of joy my kite
Embracing time, to hold...

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Categories: suppliant, allegory, art, imagination, passion, joy,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Queen of the Turf
There it was gazing up – radiant – 
radiating kaleidoscope silver green;
sharp with life, ready and expectant.

Spreading its claim, pressing out the grass,
was a thistle...

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Categories: suppliant, creation, environment, february, flower, nature, purple,
Form: Terzanelle
First Thoughts
Genial waves of warmth 
speak through gentle rays 
 
Awaken my senses 
the marigold sings her joy 
painted steps are born 
 
Fragrant juniper fill...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suppliant, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Capital Lover
Companion?
not yet

Girlfriend?
no 
(nondescript and tired)

Sweetheart?
the heart is deeper than that
it’s not coated in Honey
the word doesn’t do you justice 

Beloved?
ah to be loved
a misconstrued formation...

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Categories: suppliant, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member ANCHORITE AT THE GATE OF HEAVEN
ANCHORITE AT THE GATE OF HEAVEN

Not heeding brute reality, nor matter’s bane
I kneel at the door of heaven, a suppliant,
Transcribing words of wisdom, like the...

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Categories: suppliant, allegory, blessing, religion,
Form: Sonnet



A World of One
Night's shadows grew weary in the oppressive heat;
Repose of Earth's golden orb brought little relief.
Like a condor shadowing its prey from aloft,
There was no respite...

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Categories: suppliant, bird, deep, environment, humanity, meaningful, wisdom,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Repentance
Repentant heart will openly bare
Sins that conscience does pare
Puckered lips tasting evil's fare
Poisonous side effects will square
With desire's glimmering silverware
Contrite eye into dark soul will...

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Categories: suppliant, angst, body,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ceux qui celebrent '88 - Translation of Kevin Gilbert's Celebrators '88 by T Wignesan
Ceux qui célèbrent ‘88 – Translation of Kevin Gilbert’s « Celebrators  ‘88 »» by T. Wignesan

(This poem mocks the bicentenary celebrations of the founding...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suppliant, bereavement, celebration, corruption, independence day, loneliness,
Form: Free verse
Delighted Soul
the delighted soul in beauteous suppliant
pill owed by sacred vows
recline waiting for joy to pay homage
then curtains of heaven draw
and echoes of laughter in crescendo...

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Categories: suppliant, nature
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Spiritual Morn Wakes My Joy
When I first awake, I am a complete emotional blur,
unprepared for the day rhythm about to occur.
Before day unfolds, I need release trials my wake...

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Categories: suppliant, endurance, prayer, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Waves Of Azure


Rolling waves of azure, cascade ashore
as cerulean curls color the skies,
subservient to time...and nothing more.

The tides ebb and flow perceptibly slow
stealthily slipping silently ashore, 
when...

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Categories: suppliant, 10th grade, 12th grade, angst, anxiety,
Form: Rhyme
Missive to heaven
Tonight I put her to bed with promises of faith
That God does not keep with me again
The wall closes in at the crumpled gate
My soul...

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Categories: suppliant, faithprayer, me,
Form: Verse
To wandering minstrel breezes
The rapturous oceans roar
And shout their praise
In gospel waves
That crash and smash
Against a cold
And distant shore.

The mountains sigh and moan,
Lift suppliant arms,
Sing paeans and psalms
That...

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Categories: suppliant, god, mountains, ocean, tree,
Form: Verse
The Jacob Hour
Consumed with the fervor of the day
In my children's room I knelt alone 
And cowered low before the throne
My mortal sins, O there to cast...

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Categories: suppliant, faith, mysteryme, faith, may, me,
Form: Verse