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


Premium Member Dance To Love - A Visual Art Poem Tribute
 POTD 23rd June 2019

Maria Williams 
Presents

Dance to Love

A tribute to my Dad, the late - Wilfred Forbes

She danced with wild abandon
she danced without a...

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Categories: romantic, tribute,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member Tribute to Poetry Soupers
There's Danny with his love light burning,
Then Victor with his soulful yearning. 
Jan makes us laugh with wit and delight,
Armand serenades us all through the...

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Categories: poets, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dance to Love - Part 2- The Grand Finale - A Visual Art Poem Tribute
POTD 6th August 2019

The clock ticks down the passing day
Tedious seconds count down my existence
Time for my pills ~ Time to call the nurse
Time ~...

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Categories: romantic, tribute,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Jack Ellison tribute
Eighty two years young, but still a trooper,
pen writes daily, he's an evergreen souper.
Behold the limerick king and his wisdom,
providing laughs from his humorous kingdom.

Five...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In Love, Our Romance Flows In Kissing Streams Poets Tribute Series, fourth poet, Lord Byron
In Love, Our Romance Flows In Kissing Streams,
Poets Tribute Series, fourth poet, Lord Byron

Claim I, thy wondrous heart into sweet dreams,
And in that soft glowing...

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Categories: tribute, appreciation, beauty, desire, love,
Form: Romanticism



Premium Member They walk amongst us
They walk amongst us, but in silent ways,
spreading peace and love without any praise.
When thunder roars and lightning strikes in rain
they watch over us, healing...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angel, appreciation, tribute,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Of Ink
   Partial Paper
 -A poet in heat-

Ink carries its own tale,
When moonshine intoxicates your pen
Bottles of ink fill your mind
Composing symphonies on every...

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Categories: tribute, beauty, feelings, inspirational, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member - Peace, Love, and Gods Greatest Gift -



The mellifluous musical tones of the village bells

Echoing chimes over the cold snowcapped mountains

Both finding their way to people in the valley below

Christmas songs —...

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Categories: tribute, celebration, christmas, december, inspiration,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member I Can't Breathe
In memory of----

Solely in my room, I can't stomach the sound of my pulse
I sit here alone to forget the taste of air.
Overwhelm by the...

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Categories: tribute, abuse, bullying, color, discrimination,
Form: Free verse
One Silent Word
He speaks with measured dignity,
one silent word at a time
His palmetto pen tells us: 
Tune out the cosmic background noise,
and focus your mind
on the sound...

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Categories: tribute, how i feel, poets,
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: tribute, angst, culture, native american,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member listen for the drum

listen to the drum,

talking to the dance

listen to the elders, 

whispering their chants

listen to the hooves, pounding on the plain

listen to the birds, prophesying rain

listen...

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© P.S. AWTRY  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tribute, appreciation, culture, environment, native
Form: Rhyme
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, 
On...

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Categories: tribute, adventure, girl, life, native
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Poem for Whomever
she is tranquillity
yet lava flows in her veins

cut her open and you'll burn

she is Eve's apple
nemesis to patriarchy

one bite and you'll bleed

she is a rainbow
an...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: friendship, inspiration, tribute,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Achilles, The Journey To Troy, Part Two
Achilles, The Journey To Troy, 
(Part Two) of (Part One-titled, Achilles, His Heart and Soul Were Mortal)

Achilles, The Journey To Troy

Woe! wretched horrors Olympic gods...

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Categories: tribute, art, death, hero, literature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A KIND HELLO


Proverb 12:25  "Anxiety weighs down the heart, but a kind word cheers it up."


a stray lost
in her thoughts

i saw her
sitting there
nursing a frown

so i
reached...

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Categories: tribute, cheer up, lonely, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Your Love I'll Ever Bear

I want to word my very Love for you
though as a shy child, I start to stammer
a beloved Mother, my sole bijou
as I am of...

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Categories: tribute, africa, beauty, happiness, home,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Freedom beckons seductively
POTD 29 Jan 2020

A balmy fragrance of cedar and lime lingers
A will o wisp floats by gathering dew
A mark on the page of another man’s...

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Categories: freedom, friend, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member FAREWELL TO TEPPO GREN
This tribute’s to dear Teppo Gren
He supported both women and men
His account’s now deleted
As his friends were mistreated
He will not post on PS again’

To newbies,...

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Categories: miss you, tribute,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member TODAY I LEARN TO BE A WIDOW, LESSON 1


lesson one

i wake up alone
for the first time
the silence is deafening

i want to get up
but every fiber in me
is dead weight

i want to call my...

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Categories: tribute, death, loneliness, longing, lost
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Wind
~~The Wind~~
            
           ---
Look...

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Categories: tribute, beauty, deep, nature, ocean,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member SHE - Epitome of Erotic Love
An Ode to Femininity and Romance -

The background music of this delicate poetic arrangement is intended to be played softly as you sit back and...

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Categories: tribute, love, romantic, sensual, sexy,
Form: Rhyme
Whiteness
Winter frost on willow trees  
     Weeping tears of snow.  
Halos 'round the opal moon,
    ...

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Categories: tribute,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Clerihew Soup
I tell you I like, that Wayland a bunch
He'd be the guy, to be there in a crunch
Not afraid of humor, he paves the way
With...

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Categories: tribute,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member Caressed By Vines
Caressed By Vines


Like tender loving arms, they wrap around
   old monuments of stone set on the ground;
those silent sentinels that stand their guard
...

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Categories: bereavement, grave, tribute,
Form: Iambic Pentameter