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Jewish Poems | Examples of Jewish Poetry

Jewish Poems - Examples of all types of jewish poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for jewish.
Premium Member A Thought before the Sabbath
In mere minutes the door closes on the past week No more is our lot to strive, to work, to seek Now comes an oasis in...Read More
Categories: jewish, spiritual, time,
Form: Couplet

Premium Member Custodian of Tradition
My son Jacob, he follows traditions Religious, he has certain ambitions He prays to God three times a day I think he even knows what to...Read More
Categories: food, humor, jewish, mother
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Shofar
Wake up, Wake up You who slumber and sleep Wake up Return whence you came Jarring, dissonant The ram's horn bleats ...Read More
Categories: bible, cry, jewish, new
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Scion of the Orchards and Fields, Part One
A man-child they call Abie Name's Menachem Levy (Levi in Hebrew...Read More
Categories: farm, hero, history, jewish,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Addressing God
~ A Poem on the Torah Portion of the Week ~ Parshas Ki-Savo ...Read More
Categories: god, hope, jewish, new
Form: Rhyme

Black Knowledge
White people are not your problem Satan is your problem...Read More
Categories: jewish, america, bible, black african
Form: Free verse
Beloved David
From the beloved king and harp player Whose name reigns as the ancient sword That slayed the head of Goliath This name is sung across the wide world A Hebrew jewel, the cornerstone of Europe A crown of nobility...Read More
Categories: bible, hero, history, jewish,
Form: Free verse
having within it all Sweetness
Placing two tablets of the Law in the Ark of the Covenant was a gift filling them with awe meeting His "presence" in the tent --- to lessen their separation --- and to provide a place to pray, the...Read More
Categories: jewish, christian, father son, jesus,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Reason to Cry
On the Jewish calendar, Tisha b'Av is the saddest day We don't even smile, say 'Hi' or 'Good morning' For when those who spied out the Land spoke untruly ...Read More
Categories: history, jewish, sad,
Form: Rhyme
White People Killed Christ...Read More
Categories: jewish, america, bible, black african
Form: Free verse
Premium Member His Wrinkled Hands
His wrinkled hands, the texture of sand creases and grooves line the space of his face You notice his gait, a trifle unsteady but at 5:00...Read More
Categories: jewish, children, faith, family, farm,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Dagger of Peace
Pinchus'* weapon was his dagger his dagger of peace He stopped a plague in its tracks ...Read More
Categories: bible, hero, jewish, peace,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member She Elevates Humanity
~ More than Israel has kept the Sabbath The Sabbath has kept Israel ~ ...Read More
Categories: angel, jewish, light, peace,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Deborah
Deborah Mother in Israel, clothed in armor Hill country courtroom ‘neath her lush palm tree, Judges disputes between landlords and farmers Judgements, like sweet dates, God's chosen agree. Clothed by prophecy, Daughter of the Lord Feeds Israel on God’s bread of...Read More
Categories: bible, hero, jewish,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Wonderful Word of Blue
A Jew looks at the blue of his ritual fringe * thinks of the wonderful world he's in The deep blue of the sea meets the horizon ...Read More
Categories: jewish, flying, god, growth, heaven,
Form: Couplet

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