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Best Uplifting Poems

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


WHEN I STOP AND PRAY
When the storm clouds boil around me, 
And the lightning splits the sky--. 
When the howling wind assails me,
And life's sea is rolling high--
When my...

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Categories: uplifting, devotion, faith, inspirational, life,
Form: Lyric



Premium Member HELLO BUTTERFLY


hello                      hello
butterfly  ...

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Categories: uplifting, beautiful, color, imagery, insect,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member Mind Dance
Mind Dance

I hear you calling me
I feel you on the wind
Playing with my hair
Grazing my cheek
With kiss’s shadow

Upon your distant shores
Perched on craggy rocks
Upon sunlit...

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Categories: uplifting, appreciation, beauty, bird, blessing,
Form: Free verse
Kindness
POTD 2 July 2018

Humans are capable of ‘Changing their State’. At times, a stressful, negative fusillade can be encountered from an individual wishing to subvert...

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Categories: inspirational, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member FORGOTTEN TREASURE- The Rebirth
FORGOTTEN TREASURE

I found the fountain of youth
When I stumbled across the forbidden garden
Right smack in the middle,
Was what I thought to be a wishing well
I...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: uplifting, beauty, deep, growing up,
Form: Light Verse



Premium Member SUNRISE MEDITATION


Stop in your tracks

Take a deep breath
Stop and relax

Close your eyes
Exhale a slow deep breath

In your mind’s eye 
It’s early dawn
It’s quiet and serene around...

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Categories: uplifting, freedom, inspirational, introspection, motivation,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Distinct Ballet
I've thrown my quill in quiet rage
   sometimes, when mocked by empty page.
I read such vibrant poetry 
  in awe, and ask...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: butterfly, poetry, uplifting,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member DREAM BIG


Set your sights high
Follow what your heart desires
There’s nothing you can’t do

With your deepest breath
Take in the universe
There’s nothing you can’t do

Dream your dream in...

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Categories: uplifting, confidence, courage, dream, future,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member The Gift of Poetry
A poet enters a private sanctuary,
A sacred place where the imagination
Dwells with a mélange of emotions
Conceived by aesthetic beauty,
Often divine and esoteric in nature;
That comprehensive...

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Categories: art, poetry, uplifting, integrity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Wish I Were A Unicorn

I wish I were a Unicorn
   So smooth and white with shiny horn
To prance and dance on clouds up there
   And...

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Categories: horse, imagination, inspiration, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme
a new beginning
with each crest of a wave
forming white crystal peaks
she weeps, inhales, let's go.

beneath a star studded vista
a resplendent guiding light
arms open, palms up, she is...

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© Lynn Marie  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: uplifting, emotions, grief, introspection, loss,
Form: Free verse
I LIVE FOR THE DAY - A Visual Video Poem
POTW 12th May 2019

Thank you for visiting my third Visual Video Poem, more or less a continuation of my previous poem – ‘The Dreamer’
(I invite...

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Categories: hope, inspiration, motivation, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I Died
As blaze of August fades into the Fall
horizons new have burned and turned to ash,
and textures of the change of seasons clash
as plague of frost...

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Categories: uplifting, age, death, destiny, life,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member One World
Love is not a color,
No hue, neither a race.
All of our blood is the same, 
That runs deep within our veins.

If we could lift up...

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Categories: uplifting, america, for her, for
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Lesson In Love
"How to tame the madness"

As I sit here, with intense dirty desire,
Tonight I think of you (the moon and stars)
To you, I send a redolent...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: uplifting, fantasy, love, passion, romantic,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Escape
Escape
Introducing: Carl Fraser & Poet Destroyer

Oh Paint me a far away horizon
Across a tranquil azure sea,
Where sits a peaceful deserted island
Where no one lives but...

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Categories: uplifting, allusion, blessing, dream, farewell,
Form: Free verse
The Poets I Hope to Meet in Heaven - A Tribute to Chan Hurst 1979-2014
A few poems written by Chan Hurst, (Just That Archaic Poet)

I hope that we can find some comfort in them at this sad time.


"A Rational...

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Categories: uplifting, dedication, farewell, friend, miss
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Children of a Lesser God
I’m tired of knowing
That because of my race
Because of where I live
Because of my last name
I’m part of the band…
The children of a lesser God

I’m...

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Categories: god, uplifting,
Form: Free verse
kaleidoscope
through a tiny lens
held firmly with hands
eyes gaze in awe..

with a simple twist
colours explode harmoniously
bright, sparkling,blinding..

the colours are stunning
so vivid, so alive
with truth as in...

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© Lynn Marie  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: uplifting, faith, hope, imagination, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Mimosa Sunrise
Blush
fair skies 
mist Sol-kissed
citrine seduced 
mimosa clouds bask
dreamy in champagne light 

golden-god’s sparkle fills
chalices roused and
rouged as poppies
hail dawn with
unfurled 
whorls


Susan Ashley
August 16, 2021


~ First...

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Categories: uplifting, beauty, flower, morning, nature,
Form: Verse
To Take Each Day As It Comes
To take each day as it comes
To gratefully praise The One
Joyfully face the new dawn’s grace,
That's now my everyday plan.

To take each day as it...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: uplifting, character, encouraging, growing up,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member As One Together
moon and stars above
warm summer night breeze blowing
arms wrapped around me
closeness makes my body weak
your breath, the warm breeze, I melt

our hearts together
beat now as...

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Categories: happiness, love, uplifting,
Form: Tanka
A Mother's Envy and Pride
Lapis lazuli mines with wide blue eyes
bringing to mind precious stones and
caramel scones; innocent and wise -
Wondering, yet without surprise.

Staring down the universe, a challenge
in...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: uplifting, art, child, love, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Cycle
Dearest young leaf,
Why so melancholy?
Thy emerald sheath has not borne Time's folly.

Think not of Autumn's deathly brilliance,
Of colors rich and flaky grounds,
For Thou wilt weep...

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Categories: uplifting, faith, inspirational, life, nature,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Tangible
What things does one possess
at journey's end?
What bits and bobs? What trivial tripe?
Please, do tell, what is the hype?
For should I recall anything at all
of...

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Categories: nostalgia, philosophy, today, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme