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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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List of Nuns Poems

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Premium Member Poem IN MY MIND IT REMAINS SPOTLESS Kim Rodrigues Free verse nuns, missing you,
Mum Damian Keady Free verse nuns, birth,
Premium Member Poem A Trapped Butterfly Dear Heart Rhyme nuns, how i feel, school,
A Nun At Midnight Earl Schumacker Free verse nuns, character, death, identity, image,
Premium Member Poem THE PEANUT BUTTER STRIKE JENNIFER PROXENOS Rhyme nuns, humor, school,
Premium Member Poem Wandering in the Countryside Victor Buhagiar Light Verse nuns, tree,
The Pope in Eire Rico Leffanta Rhyme nuns, betrayal, child abuse, evil,
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
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
Last week in paper I see story old nuns some die with Alzheimer in head, others still jolly old gals think good sharp things, making...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nuns, death, humor, inspirational, memory,

That's Okay Then
by Lindsay Laurie
Nine A.M. one Tuesday morning,
there’s a constant steady stream,
when a bell tolls out to summon,
those kids in uniforms of green.

This local Catholic College,
run by the...

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

Second Row to the Board
by Mike Gentile
          Second row to the board!

These words could not just be ignored
    ...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nuns, 4th grade, 5th grade,

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The Morning
by Probir Gupta
the first cup of milk
the two blue birds rub red necks
the monks and nuns walk

March 25, 2018...

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

Never Again, Never In Vain
by john sensele
Never again should innocent lives vanish in vain
Cos machineguns marshall greater protection
Than students’ lives. Marjory Stoneman survivors chant ‘Never Again’
Should indifference and insensitivity buttress inept...

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

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Die Another Day
by Leanne Lovejoy-Burton
“Die Another Day”


“Your mission, should you so deem it,
Is to infiltrate ALL Fluff Clusters in K.A.O.S. Headquarters
And bloody well steam it!”


“The Place is a hazardous...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nuns, fantasy, fun, imagery, imagination,

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The Ballad of Villonia Beebe, Part 3: Obituary
by Jim Slaughter
The following item was recently discovered in the archives of the "Toad Suck Monthly News Express":

Mrs. Villonia Beebe has passed away,
She was Toad Suck's most...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: 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,