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Numinous Poems | Examples of Numinous Poetry

Numinous Poems. Below are examples of poems about numinous. This list of poetry about numinous is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of numinous poetry. This list of works about numinous is a great resource for examples of numinous poems and show how to write poems about numinous. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Numinous Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Jain Love: the Qi OR Chi in KEVALA, KevalaQi Anil Deo Didactic numinous, analogy, atheist, bible, father
Missing You Michael Robinson Rhyme numinous, imagery, inspirational love, moon,
My Self-Communing Silence R. L. McCallum Verse numinous, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Us Peter Brooks Haiku numinous, body, humanity, sensual, world,
The Penetralia Ruby Queen G. Jay I do not know? numinous, allegory, beauty, creation, fantasy,
Premium Member Poem Sense of a Gullible Mind Funom Makama Limerick numinous, anxiety, character, dark, spoken
Premium Member Poem Lumina's Light Kai Michael Neumann Light Verse numinous, love,
Premium Member Poem NATURE Jo Daniel Verse numinous, beautiful, creation, god, nature,
A Last Kiss Declan Molloy Free verse numinous, absence, love,
Premium Member Poem Man in Creation Winged Warrior Rhyme numinous, angel, change, encouraging, heaven,

Becomings
by Fiona Caldwell
There are times when the body
is as numinous as words – Robert Hass

Others, however, when it declares forcefully
its sheer bodiness;
your stomach tightens the waistband
of jeans...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numinous, body, emotions, identity, loneliness,

Stronger than 1,000 Suns
by Richard Craig
Am I doing this just to create drama
Or am I doing doing this to face the trauma
of years deep in the trenches of fears

not quite...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numinous, courage, fear, love hurts,

THE QUANTUM SELF
by David Byrne
THE QUANTUM SELF
At 11-45 pm Greenwich Mean Time, they switched on the Quantum Computer.
In less than a nanosecond it became self aware.
In another nanosecond it...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numinous, allegory,

To The One Who Called Me Her Younger Brother
by fayaz bhat
Was it an early-summer’s fair day’s afternoon
He rode his tall white hairy horse
To the Rocky Mount’s top
And enjoyed in numinous silence
The old city’s beautiful view.
Or...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numinous, beauty, love,

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FAR ON THE HORIZON
by Demetrios Trifiatis
FAR ON THE HORIZON   


Far on the horizon of my dreams 
A numinous reality dawns 
Brighter than a myriad suns 
That humanity’s future...

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Epigram | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numinous, future, peace, world,

To My Love
by Robert Ludden
Can there alight so fair a symbol
as a butterfly whose flight arrested,
stays upon my shoulder just as if
you sent it there, suggested
through an energy defined
in...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numinous, love,

Me and The Zimmer Man
by Arturus Australis
•to zimmer (v.t.) – to flash brilliantly with apparent blinding insightfulness, suggestive almost of a certain numinosity.**
•** numinous (adj) – of or pertaining to a...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numinous, dream, journey, metrical tale

Have I Died
by Brian Terry
Have I died?

I wake and I look about.

What is this place?

So grey and cloudy, just mist, nothing at all to see.
Is there anything there at...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numinous, introspection, me,

An Occasional Chance Encounter
by Terrell Martin
An occasional chance encounter
With a stranger on the street 
Can change life like a tidal wave
And lift us off our feet.
The mystery of wakefulness
Like the...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numinous, introspection, heart, change, day,

Parthenogenesis
by Terrell Martin
The numinous process of parthenogenesis 
Occurs when part of a plant 
Falls to the ground 
And without a sound begins sprouting 
Another plant, completely and...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numinous, introspection, life,

the stream-winners
by Jerry Whalley
well, that's a choice and many ascending-avatars spent eons of time in their caves trying to get out from behind the many-reflections of this sentimental-reality...

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Alliteration | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numinous, allegory, art, devotion, faith,

Affectedness
by Albert Ahearn
I walk the Sunday streets once more
Long before the peal of church bells
Tuned to summon the hypocrites
From their cozy residences.
It will be awhile till they...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numinous, introspection

down-light
by Jerry Whalley
halting-stars we are, aching 
                    ...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numinous, allegory, teen, visionarylonging,

I KNOW YOU KNOW
by David Byrne
Onto this world I know
You know; as night descends
And billions go to sleep, more
Remain awake and witness
The dawning peep. 

This morning I saw fire in...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numinous, nature

metamorphoses
by Jerry Whalley
metamorphosis

-you see roots of light, filaments:
it's a miracle speeding ponderously, splendorously
where a congregation of stars transfigure into a winged-galaxy
and spiral-Angels glitter in your eyes --

dancing...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numinous, allegorylonging, longing, stars,

if memory is a lie then so am I
by Jerry Whalley
Proust searched his brain for memories that 
made the man, could finally understand
that this changed him just by looking;
so he called himself a sentimental realist!

many...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numinous, allegory, introspection, nostalgia, philosophy,

My Inspiration Acrostic (Contest)
by Sue Mason
Many
Years

Intuitive
Numinous
Spurts of
Poetic
Imagery
Ring rapt
Attention
To those
Imaginative
Offerings' own
Nurture....

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numinous, on writing and words

Mystic Woods
by Catherine Sawyer
A blanketed mist moves, among a towering evergreen wall
Haunting within a mysticism of magic known by all
Numinous trees dancing in shadows pass beyond my eye
Blocking...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numinous, adventure, fantasy, imagination, love,

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Metaphysical Coupling
by William Masonis
Almost  Perfection, we two fit together
Bound in the incense of love and desire
Called by a song of eternal attraction
Dancing its way through our being;
Eager...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numinous, life, love, passion, people,

Late Night On Salisbury Ave.
by Angie Mae
The meadow's radiance gradually dimmed
and evening littered far and wide
it encouraged the unfamiliar 
and everything uncertain.

The night accelerated sounds of anticipation 
as a thousand strangers...

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Epyllion | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numinous, faith, hope, imagination, life,