Nuns Poems | Examples of Nuns Poetry

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


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Premium Member Poem Dancing in the Temple Linda Milgate Blank verse nuns, blessing, devotion,
Opportunity and you Sajal Ahmed Free verse nuns, abortion, absence, anger, world,
Premium Member Poem Hearing the Wind in Garden City stark hunter Lyric nuns, journey,
The Alzheimers Letter Jessica Amanda Salmonson Prose Poetry nuns, death, humor, inspirational, memory,
That's Okay Then Lindsay Laurie Rhyme nuns, humor,
Second Row to the Board Mike Gentile Rhyme nuns, 4th grade, 5th grade,
Premium Member Poem The Morning Probir Gupta Haiku nuns, beautiful,
Never Again, Never In Vain john sensele Free verse nuns, poems,
Premium Member Poem DIE ANOTHER DAY Leanne Lovejoy-Burton Free verse nuns, fantasy, fun, imagery, imagination,
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Premium Member Poem The Ballad of Villonia Beebe, Part 3: Obituary Jim Slaughter Ballad nuns, humor, obituary,

If you know what i mean
by Piercing Words
The world moving with time 
Im moving with none,
I went to the ghetto to see my brothers 
They went to church to see sisters 
And...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nuns, cheer up,

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THE FLYING NUN
by Kim Rodrigues
THE FLYING NUN

Disposed to high speed,
   the rushing air through her covering —
      to the police, known as...

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Bio | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nuns, family,

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Possums on the Run - Part 4
by Leanne Lovejoy-Burton
"Possums on the Run - Part 4"

Stars in the sky, 
he sits on his back steps,
he’s thinking of all his dreams,
his one true love, his...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nuns, childhood, daughter, father, life,

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In Hope of Just Reward
by Eve Roper
Mr. Carrot, the talking morning alarm clock making waking up fun. 
His loud chimes would shake the ground and woods and wake up the church...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nuns, food, girlfriend,

Samantha
by Mario Vitale

babys hair with a womans eyes
lips so sweet she is a treat
Summertime out playing in the park
with baby's breath the lavender scent quest

Samantha was her...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nuns, art,

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The Darkness in Her Dungeon
by Probir Gupta
Darkness in Her Dungeon
 
 
 
 
 
No morning no bright sun
 
Just nuns all around
 
To recite bright light
 
For my freedom from
 
Fear and feeling off
 
 
 
 
But I would despise
 
In the outside...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nuns, angst,

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VIRIDI
by Peter Rees
They all come, and turn,
The apostatic hundreds from the wilderness,
Hungry as the lamprey, open-mouthed,
Impatient as an itch,
And virtuous as the grave.
Those that wait remain unsatisfied,
Barren...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nuns, change, children, student,

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FALL IN BEAUTY
by Probir Gupta
Fervour is flowing into a death though
Autumn leaves dropping and floating in air
Lovely still is the multicolored show
Lilac pink and red sitting everywhere

In the garden...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nuns, autumn, beauty, color, death,

Walking With My Mother Past Ursuline Convent and Orphanage
by kathy camacho
Walking With My Mother Past Ursuline Convent and Orphanage (Camp Street)

she remembered
 
meals eaten in silence
agar jelly dessert, the bitterness of seaweed
washed down with milk

rounders...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nuns, memory, mother, sad, together,

A Call to a Religious Life
by Lillian White
  A Call to a Religious Life
      By Lillian J. Jeffery


Family pray together,
share their table with the poor,
young Agnes...

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Alliteration | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nuns,

Deserted Convent
by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
Habits are scattered in every cubicle
the veils are seen hanging on walls
the rosaries are  play things for rats
there is no sign of life in...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nuns, metaphor, religious,

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A GRASP OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
by Darryl Ashton
The language of English
is awesome,
Its use can be vastly 
employed,
But collective nouns are
quite comic
And devised to be greatly
enjoyed.


I like to try thinking of
new ones,
I enjoy...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nuns, language,

Introduction
by Alfred Berggren
Intrduction -Byron’s Sonnet

If I can say the lines that make her mine,
and stay from speaking trite words she would hate,
but rather play her praise of...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nuns, desire,

Good Friday In A Southern Town
by Andrew Crisci
Narrow streets overlooked by red-tiled roofs,
lie brightly in the April sun while small robins
nap  in the branches of the blooming buds,
but awakened by the...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nuns, april, beauty, devotion, faith,

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Week 3 - Brian's Poet Of Note - 'Richard Wilbur Part 1'
by Brian Johnston
Imitation! Creative Compliment, Lacking in Originality, or Plagiarism? 

This week takes me back to college days. I was taking a graduate course (as a Physics...

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UNFAMILIAR ROUTE
by James Muita
Life is a route they say,
And I choose the rooted route,
For the root will hold the fruit,
And the shoot will ever be strong,
But somehow there...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nuns, betrayal, boy, childhood,

To Hell with love
by Abdul Malik
If all those erotic girls of the streets
with rotund hips and tantalizing tits,
For all their sex and sins go to hell…
Ha, I sure must steal,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nuns, humorous,

Patsy Foley Was Roly-Poly in 1947
by Donal Mahoney
It may have been the devil himself who prompted the kids in my schoolyard back in 1947 to chant "Patsy Foley's roly-poly from eating too...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nuns, memory,

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A Nun Sat Me Down - 2
by Julia Ward
A nun sat me down in a positive way,
how nuns usually try to do,
and said buy a cat, and that was that
on a long, Friday...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nuns, fun, perspective,

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Beneath The Lies
by Dear Heart a.k.a. Broken Wings
(are deep scars on my soul)

I was born all innocent
I was taught about truth and lies at church
    and nuns at school-
they...

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