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Best Supplication Poems

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

Premium Member Supplication
I was remembering a supplication
Of praising the supreme
Of asking strength to distance me
Further from the sin
Like the distance between sunrise and sunset.

I was remembering a...

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Categories: supplication, sound,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Warriors' Hymn
Lord, place Thy Hand on the yoke of those who fly,
And guide them through the vast reaches of the sky.
Bring them safely through their perilous...

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Categories: supplication, patriotic,
Form: Rhyme
Cover My Nakedness
Through shoveled loam I glimpse pale light
   Hands dare intrude into my burial crypt
Exposing the devastation of my decay
   Dignity of...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: supplication, death,
Form: Rhyme
A Respectable Tree
The tree of my ritual was old and tall,
though not a true giant;
the next one may be, but needn't.
It possessed consequence in its bough
and the...

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Categories: supplication, metaphor, tree,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member SIMPLICITY
In a pond, near a stream,
The barefoot little girl crouched silently.
Only the screech of a bluebird was heeded.
Plus prayers for a true friend.
That she really...

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Categories: supplication, emotions, girl, prayer,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Gallivanting As The Unicorn's Guest -
Galloping within the nights of her innocence
he raced around the field fire chasing the heat of equine glee,
the horn of his head, a wizard's weapon...

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Categories: supplication, fantasy, birthday,
Form: Epic

Going through this life at a frenzied pace
It's clear why we call it human race
I saw a piece of carefully gathered stardust
A desire for every...

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Categories: supplication, africa, character, eulogy,
Form: Ode
Premium Member GOD'S SHADOW-for contest
GOD’S SHADOW/for contest

There were prayers – hollow, empty – prayers.
Oh, the hands were folded, heads bowed,
voices muffled in saint-like submission,
reverberating the words – following
as children...

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Categories: supplication, childhood, prayer, religion,
Form: Free verse
The tapered blade glinted in the fast fading moonlight
It slipped so easy between the ribs on this, another murderous night
Swiftly the body was denuded of...

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Categories: supplication, fear, body,
Form: Quatrain
Show me the way Home (He's coming back) pt.1
      My Bros.' & Sister's the [Book] tell us that we are made in the image of God, made
in the...

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Categories: supplication, happiness, uplifting, me, me,
Form: Prose Poetry
Chimera World
Misleading, minacious maze now thwarted,
eschews stealth as sandal-clad steps resound.
Determined and dour, destiny draws near;
completing this quest: forever renowned.

Stygian sky grants a much-welcomed boon:
conformable clouds...

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Categories: supplication, angel, fantasy, hero, moon, myth, mythology,
Form: Rhyme
The snowmum
The Snowmum
There was a little boy, and Maxwell was his name
His face shone brightly when he saw the snow, and he wanted to play a...

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Categories: supplication, fantasy, imagination, snow, morning, snow, mum,
Form: Light Verse
   ~the dark piece~

For them there is no clemency
As they desired the daughters of men
Abandoning the heavenly abode
They cohabited with the women

They are...

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Categories: supplication, angel, religion, religious, , fate,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Autumn
How can it be that autumn so soon again is stealthily approaching,
With its pleasing sounds, scents and varied hues steadily encroaching!
The bouquets of summer have...

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Categories: supplication, autumn,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Your gifts, Nature's blessings
Dawn greets the horizon, the moon lights up the sky
Magic rains nurture grasses and herbs far below
Stars twinkle in Heaven, clouds billow so high
The cosmos'...

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Categories: supplication, beauty, blessing, nature, romantic love,
Form: Sonnet
Who Am I
I m not Rich but I have a Rich Heart
I Am Not Rich but I'm Happy
I may not be beautiful but I have a warm...

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Categories: supplication, blessing,
Form: Bio
My God
Religion binds us in guilt

Using sins it restricts

Religion with its dogmatic doctrines

Feels the need to control everything

Demands we worship at their feet

Expects supplication and blind...

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Categories: supplication, forgiveness, freedom, god, judgement, relationship, religion,
Form: Free verse
We praise You, Lord, for providing us the best gift*
Such is everlasting life which does our souls uplift
With Your offered reconciliation midst sin-enmity’s rift
Making us...

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Categories: supplication, appreciation, christian, faith, god, jesus, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
How blessed am I to enjoy my relationship* with the Lord
     Since I’ve been bound to Him with His salvation-cord

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Categories: supplication, appreciation, blessing, christian, devotion, god, jesus,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member WHAT IS PRAYER
What is prayer
but a plea for guidance
lost in a crowded
voice mail box
cursed by the “prayer”.

What is the answer
to a prayer
and why so hard
to understand
that the...

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Categories: supplication, prayer,
Form: Free verse
Thief of Grace
You’re certainly missing out
Whilst you’re fooling about
And you’re swimming in doubt
So I shall certainly you out-rout
I’d advise you to be on the lookout
For I’m your...

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© Jesz Ika  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: supplication, analogy, bible, blessing, christian, dedication, god,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My POTD
My Prayer of the Day

I’m broken Lord, I’ve come here now to pray
To beg forgiveness, for I’ve lost my way
I’ve done and said things, lived...

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Categories: supplication, prayer,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member I Regret To Inform You
"I regret to inform you" the dreaded telegram began,
"That your son is missing in action" and on it sadly ran.
It was in the spring of...

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Categories: supplication, warson, son,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Our Destiny
Our Destiny

Life’s choices come to us by divine plan or fate,
With both options shaping our destiny’s date.
How we each proceed defines who we are
As we...

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Categories: supplication, allegory, blessing, courage, devotion, faith, god,
Form: Couplet

Her pain unbearable* 
Desperation overwhelmed her being
She amassed as much courage as she could and 
Fervently prayed 

She supplicated the divine for strength for to

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Categories: supplication, lost, love, valentines day,
Form: Prose