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Prayer Poems | Examples of Prayer Poetry

Prayer Poems - Examples of all types of prayer poetry to share and read. This list of prayer poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of prayer poetry. This list of works about prayer is an excellent resource for examples on how to write prayer poems.
Shattered moral compass
I uncover my blackened face My frail hands trembling As I fervently seek the remedy I have nothing except morsels of supplication And a thousand restless nights to my name...Read More
Categories: prayer, allah, christian, god, islamic,
Form: Free verse

I'm here looking at the sky, ...Read More
Categories: prayer, allusion, blessing, extended metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Glory Set Me Free
As far as Eyes could see I never thought I could come back to thee You untraveled my twisted yarn and year knots so patiently Knitted my soul back together And In all your Glory, you recreated out of me... A...Read More
Categories: prayer, bible, color, devotion, forgiveness,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member HARSH STORM wujue
Harsh storm / great floods blow Crashed hills / drenched fields flow Blocked lights / dark town prays Faith cheered / peace* brings glow *John 16:33 These things I (Jesus Christ) have spoken unto you, that in me ye...Read More
Categories: prayer, analogy, christian, faith, god,
Form: Jueju
Premium Member Friend Prayer
I sleep well because of you. This thing inside me that you do. I wrote these words, so now too late to rewind, recall or obfuscate. It's early and as I debate just what I should...Read More
Categories: friendship, prayer,
Form: Rhyme

Merciful, generous,loving Father, May you carry my feet farther; And lift my life to heights higher; And make my days brighter. I don't know how to pray like I should, So I cry more often than I would. But tonight,I bring...Read More
Categories: christian, prayer,
Form: Rhyme
I pray and speak to you well in all areas of your life I pray and speak supernatural encouragement I ask Our Father to divinely keep, you safe Sleep be blessed in your rest I PRAY AND...Read More
Categories: prayer, beautiful, blessing, encouraging, how
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member An entreaty
I have lost my way because my heart does sway, so please do show me the truth in slow motion, that I may see my true Self, as clear as day, by being, so becoming, the vast ocean, blissful...Read More
Categories: prayer,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member Praise God, Praise God, Praise GOD
I praise Him with my thoughts, Bleeding hope and light, gentling Smiles, wishes burning without regret, His love is something that I’ll never forget His love is the wonder that assures the mindset He is alive – the light, reflecting...Read More
Categories: prayer, appreciation, god, hope, jesus,
Form: Free verse
To be sung to the tune of Mother Goose: Are you Sleeping* Keep on praying! Keep on praying! My dear boy… ...Read More
Categories: prayer, children, christian, encouraging, god,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member In Him
".... could not stop for death- he kindly stopped for me- the carriage held just ourselves and immortality." ...Read More
Categories: prayer, appreciation, blessing, christian, encouraging,
Form: Free verse
Lord, God, Please
God, please help cleanse my soul To last while I grow old I yearn deeply to feel whole To serve your kingdom is the goal Lord, please save my spirit Please cleanse my conscience to hear it Your presence, I can...Read More
Categories: prayer, christian, god, gospel, jesus,
Form: Rhyme
Songs, Prayers, Dreams
The birds are flying, Inspires in me songs to sing About you and me. My prayers for you have come true, Just hope my own dreams do too....Read More
Categories: prayer, bird, first love, hope,
Form: Tanka
God made you for me:
God does not give us everything we want, but He does fulfill His promises, leading us along the best and straightest paths to Himself. Everything happens for a reason and I always thank God for all...Read More
Categories: life, prayer, pride,
Form: ABC
Premium Member Forever Mine
His love fills the heart, the soul With glimpses of living water, hopes Foretold by passages in scripture, Words written long ago – by hands Who knew He is with us, enduring our Fears, our tears, the years we...Read More
Categories: prayer, appreciation, beautiful, blessing, christian,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Prayer Poems

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