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Best Synagogue Poems

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


Premium Member Places Of Worship
Majestic cathedrals are erected for the worship of God,
Featuring towering spires and ostentatious facade.
Grand organs acclaim ancient hymns with clarion flourish.
Melodious choirs sing hosannas, languid...

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Categories: synagogue, faith, prejudice,
Form: Rhyme



Paradise Now
All you need is one word,
Erase just one word
from the minds of the people,
Rout out just one idea, one concept,
Eliminate 'Religion' from 
the dictionary of...

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Categories: synagogue, religion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member MISSING PERSON
MISSING PERSON


Saw him sitting on the curb weeping,
pompous parades of the self righteous
passing “his” children – in disgust.

Eyes glistened through the tears
hands trembling as if...

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Categories: synagogue, irony,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Under attack
Changing God's law shameful truth 
illusions of demonic forces at work 
pawns in a foolish game 
blind slaves who say they are free

Giving the synagogue...

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Categories: synagogue, dark,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Blessings of the Sabbath
There is a day of rest for you and me
A Sabbath day of sweetest harmony
Where God and man converse and blessings dwell
and sacred hours are...

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Categories: synagogue, celebration, day, , memorial,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Red Sky over Cairo
A lifetime of waiting, stacks of National
Geographic half as tall as me, piled on
every step. A girl with nothing to do but dream.

The yellow-black jackets...

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Categories: synagogue, anxiety, fear, travel,
Form: Free verse
Israel and Palestine

Don't be blind
Don't be deaf

The land is our land
And the life is our life
We can live together
In the empire of God

What is the avail of...

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Categories: synagogue, allah, god, love, peace,
Form: Free verse
Poems from Prague
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Poems written on a trip to Prague
in 2009
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Sailing Neath the Charles Bridge
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Such history flows beneath this bridge
And all that have walked on it
So many pass...

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Categories: synagogue, adventure, travel, heart, memory, heart, history,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Same Ol' Song and Dance
As I look back across more musical times
of rhythmic reflections,
ceremonies and commemorations
of each dawn and dusk eremitic liturgy,
if that is not an oxymoron
of sound and...

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Categories: synagogue, community, dance, humanity, humor, integrity, love,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Morning Coffee
This pleasant morning I began
my retiring day as usual
with more reflective readings,
today from “Pronoia is the Antidote for Paranoia”
Rob Brezsny.

“In January 2003, 
a Muslim gas...

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Categories: synagogue, health, judgement, political, violence,
Form: Prose Poetry
The Land Of Milk And Honey
Within the year crusades began, 
led by the noblest of the land. 
Hugh Vermandois was first to arrive, 
with an huge army at his command....

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Categories: synagogue, history, places,
Form: Rhyme
The voice in my dreams
Ssss.....
Splendour smooth sound that sounded severally sometime ago,
Smoothly stealthy sensating my soul.
Sound sounding second by second significantly,
saying ''I love you Thabiso'' not even swallowing a...

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Categories: synagogue, love, sweet, sound, love, me, sound,
Form: Limerick
Eminem Protege 2
Eminem Protege 2

Don't care what you think
 I need Ten Shrinks an Ten Pens Full Of Ink
 To Let my Inner Wisdom Tink
 Colder Than...

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Categories: synagogue, birth, character, leadership, new year, war,
Form: Free verse
Killing in Allahs Name
Killing in Allah’s Name…

…

Pieces of burnt flesh,

splattered,
in a school,
a market-place,
a temple,
a synagogue,
a mosque,
a church,

a man,
a woman,
a child,

charred hands, smouldering corpses, fractured bodies,
torn limbs,
dismembered human beings,

just...

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Categories: synagogue, allah, death, hate, political, religion, religious,
Form: I do not know?
Do not go
 Do not go / Shoshana Vegh

 So low for you, Danushka
Grandfather chrisms is not visiting your bed
And no miracles from Jesus
Ho, your Maria is...

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Categories: synagogue, sad, life,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Swamp Sundaze
A dog and a frog
(with the names of Bull)
sit on a log
abutting a synagogue
drinking eggnog
until they are full
Suddenly agog
(by a fog in their bog
that makes...

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Categories: synagogue, fun,
Form: Rhyme
Slaughter in the Holy City
   Brutal attack on worshippers
in an Israeli synagogue
The floor was covered in blood 
After five men met their maker
    Four...

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Categories: synagogue, hope, inspirational, jewish,
Form: Didactic
Left Behind
I’d never ask you to walk in my shoes.
But rather see the world through my eyes.
Take a journey within the mind of the lost, and...

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Categories: synagogue, depression, sadme, longing, day, life, me,
Form: Free verse
Broken Promises...
A few word spoken by one in faith, a mere gesture of what one will do…words that declare 
ones honesty or conveys one intention of...

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Categories: synagogue, philosophywords, integrity,
Form: Light Verse
The Shofar
The shofar fills the synagogue
With sounds which once were heard
On ancient plains, where ancestors
Were possibly interred.

Each Rosh Hashanah, patiently,
I wait to hear those notes
Come pouring...

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Categories: synagogue, holiday, jewish,
Form: Rhyme
THE STONEWALKER: An End Time Elegy

The historical Stone Walker sings gravedigger, dearth songs. 
A warning: the End Times are approaching and almost upon us.

In a land called the Monongahela across...

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Categories: synagogue, humanity, visionary, wisdom,
Form: Prose
Hypocrite
You say you love your neighbour,
and we should do likewise,
yet you talk behind one’s back
if they dress differently,
or speak in a foreign tongue,
or have skin...

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Categories: synagogue, conflict, corruption, prejudice,
Form: Free verse
Evil People
Hello evil people!
How are you today?
You know who you are
We do not
Don't be shy
I'm speaking to you
Painted over smiles and disguise
Sooner or later, like the...

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Categories: synagogue, abuse, betrayal, conflict, crush, destiny, encouraging,
Form: Free verse
OUR WEDDING VOWS
page turning suspense filled the vaulted sepulchral air
   ushering the veiled spouse to be
while afar off trumpets did blare
   (arranged by...

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Categories: synagogue, happiness, inspirational, uplifting, men,
Form: Elegy
Mazeltov
This is the first time I’ve been in the synagogue down the street.
There are many unfamiliar people I have to greet.
The sun is setting, and...

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Categories: synagogue, love, religion, wedding, time,
Form: Rhyme