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Best Talmud Poems

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

Premium Member A tale of Death:
This aspect is succinctly told by, W.Somerset Maugham from an Arab tale:

The speaker is Death:

There was a merchant in Baghdad who sent his servant to...

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© White Wolf  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: talmud, death, humor, humorous,
Form: Narrative

Premium Member oh civilization
it’s wonderful,
amazing the world dwellers are
civilized they’re as well as I’m really!

with them-

my language is English
I’m civilized!
my language is Arabic, Mandarin, French, Bengali etc
I’m civilized!

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Categories: talmud, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
times of deception
that's the future age of the deceiver
peace on earth,hell in heaven
it's an ancient plan
jews betrayed their religion erased ALLAH'S words and rewrote the Torah and...

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Categories: talmud, age, destiny, earth, evil, future, humanity,
Form: ABC
Lower East Side Evening
The sound of an ambulance 
    in the distance 
   Some poor soul is
in trouble 

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Categories: talmud, summer, urban,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member The Whips Of History - 3
We will be the trustees of life's passions...
The villas of villainous Rome are burning behind me
from Capua to the Cisalpine Alps the skyline is smoldering...

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Categories: talmud, history, passion, poetry,
Form: Crown of Sonnets

The periwinkle petals closed
As daylight turned to dark--
And nighttime fell like dampened silk,
To hush the meadowlark.

While the Talmud--and the holy words;
The violins, and song--
Fell silent...

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Categories: talmud, faith,
Form: Elegy
God loves everybody NO DISCRIMINATION
INCLUDING Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered HUMANS
These people are SHUNNED 
Told by DISCRIMINATING Bible dwellers 
“You will NEVER see the gates of...

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Categories: talmud, love, peace, philosophy, god, people, bible,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Deconstructed Lilith

"The Deconstructed Lilith"

Decomposing from a past
left forgotten and buried 
under the weakness of the first man banished

Her Forest,

She rests, bound in the arms of...

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Categories: talmud, dark, mystery, psychological,
Form: Narrative
There isn’t a place I haven’t abode
a river mansion or a tree by the road
in a multitude of places not our home
from commune havens to...

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Categories: talmud, allusion, faith, home, love, people, poverty,
Form: Quatrain
and the word is:
A dream. To lie upon the moist ground. 
And to feel. What planets feel. 
A vision. I lie to everyone who speaks. 
Just to know....

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© Gina Young  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: talmud, death, loss, love, mother,
Form: Free verse
Stelae 7:30 am

they have seen more 
than their age.
But in the hazy,
half morning
field of “stelae”,
we, somnambulant
select our optimal view
between the pages of the Talmud.

In the text of...

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Categories: talmud, places
Form: Narrative
Premium Member She Saved Her Best for Last
She'd been raised to despise them, and despise them she did
  The Orthodox, be they modern or old-fashioned, and the Chassidim
She'd grown up loathing...

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Categories: talmud, conflict, miracle, mother son,
Form: Narrative
Samael's visit

Samael's* visit

"Please, do not scream",
He gently said
And pressed his hand 
Upon my lips -
And I could sence
The bliss of death
Close by my searching
"Please, do not...

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Categories: talmud, death, faith, life
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Novus Ordu Seclorun
The new education system
In truth it’s meant to twist ‘em
Into something that
A child ain’t meant to be
It steals their precious playtime
Corrupts their daily timeline
It heralds...

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Categories: talmud, america, bible, corruption, education, evil, god,
Form: Rhyme
Israel the myth
I'm Israel
for once I was real
now I'm nothing but a living hell
the ruthless child and his deceiving spell 
once upon an Israel
now the eye in...

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Categories: talmud, bible, heaven, history, irony, jewish, sin,
Form: ABC
blue print
the blue print glows back at my sight
it's getting clearer and clearer  
and it isn't in my rear view mirror 
like eddie said 

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Categories: talmud, blue, creation, dark, destiny, riddle, wisdom,
Form: ABC
Premium Member Mourning the Passing of Herman Wouk
An old-fashioned modern Jew
  He was brilliant, unique
Weaving the strands of tradition
  Into best-selling novels sleek 

A Navy man, aboard a WW2 mine-sweep

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Categories: talmud, death, jewish, literature, tribute, wisdom, world
Form: Ode
Premium Member Do you know me

My friend, do you know me?
   I am a Pharisee
No, not per the dictionary
  Which mischaracterizes my beliefs and me

For while he...

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Categories: talmud, identity, jewish, today,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member So Many Choices
All is foreknown, yet free will is given

We are not robots, our lives are worth living

Choices we make, room for misgivings


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Categories: talmud, freedom, jewish, religious,
Form: Tristich
Premium Member Midnight Mission
His days were hard, his nights were long
The Psalmist woke, six hours 'fore dawn
Awakened by a breeze so slight
His chamber still bereft of light
Some scoff...

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Categories: talmud, jewish, night, prayer,
Form: Lay
Premium Member A Precarious Balance
A tripod of God's Word, Divine Service, Acts of Kindness do we rest on

God's Word's forsaken by most; the language of the Service, foreign

~ Acts...

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Categories: talmud, hope, jewish, religious, world,
Form: Tristich

How little credit you are given 
to have chosen to given birth!
Millions of aborted children~
where are their bodies now?
An answer far too frightening
us to unearth!


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Categories: talmud, birth, blessing, child, mother,
Form: Free verse