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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.
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Memo addressed to the Almighty re: man’s vulnerability -- his...Read the rest...
Categories: death, god, humanity, prayer,
Form: Rhyme

PRAYING TO THE CREATOR Praying to the creator, With our heart so sincere. Rejoicing without fear, Tears as sign of indicator. In times of joy and sorrow, He is the author of tomorrow. We bow our heads in reverence, Our identity is a...Read the rest...
Categories: prayer,
Form: Rhyme
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Mom of 13 siblings was the last to pass. Behind a hung draped sheet that parted the bedroom she was in, from the living room, she saw Grandpa prepare wooden crates used to pack mangoes,...Read the rest...
Categories: prayer, bible, death, faith, family,
Form: Parallelismus Membrorum
Wise Relationship
Relationship wise Begin with true sacrifice Like prayer, fasting....Read the rest...
Categories: faith, perspective, prayer, relationship,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Annual screenings keeping Dignity alive
Continuing the retired boxer’s legacy by getting annual screenings anyone who suffered from traumatic brain injury ptsd trauma rather armed forces football players boxers car accidents gun shots including domestic violence or victims of head...Read the rest...
Categories: prayer, angel, dedication, faith, family,
Form: Free verse

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Trying to remind myself that I'm safe knowing I'm on the verge of crashing traumatic events forced upon my space terrorist threats identity fraud blinding pain I try and focus on positive things you know...Read the rest...
Categories: prayer, anxiety, health, meaningful, military,
Form: Free verse
I Pray For Rain
Cloud seeding gone wrong I pray for rain; Mother Earth You give me storm....Read the rest...
Categories: engagement, nature, perspective, prayer,
Form: Senryu
Prayer Request
Good God stop these Devastating clouds; it's not Rain; I see storm....Read the rest...
Categories: faith, humanity, life, prayer,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Brainstorm Rainstorm
Brainstorm faith’s open palms vigilant in drought sunburns brighter, moonshines boozy grinning Rainstorm rustling the leaves slurry stirred by lightning overindulging town prayers applause ...Read the rest...
Categories: prayer, rain, storm, weather,
Form: Verse
Forgive Me, Father
I have too much sin Inside; I can't lift my head Forgive me, Father....Read the rest...
Categories: engagement, forgiveness, prayer, sin,
Form: Senryu
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Listen... To the violets in full bloom They tell a story of light and love, Beautiful that can be heard Between the smallest petals And the gentling touch of blessings…. To the leaves who tremble, Dancing in the shadows, Reflections rambling to the...Read the rest...
Categories: prayer, appreciation, faith, god, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Lord God
Our Father who is in heaven, The one whom we were created in His image. As spoken in Isaiah 64:8 “But now, Jehovah, You are our Father; we are the clay; and You, our Potter; and all of us...Read the rest...
Categories: prayer, christian, deep, devotion, encouraging,
Form: Free verse
Clear And Specific
When you pray something Be clear and specific God hears exactly....Read the rest...
Categories: engagement, faith, perspective, prayer,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Hope is the thing with feathers-- continued
"Hope is the thing with feathers— That perches in my soul— And sings the tune without the words— And never stops—at all— " Prayer is the thing with crosses That, stationed in the heart, Brings the Gospel, in few words A contemplative...Read the rest...
Categories: prayer, bird, extended metaphor, gospel,
Form: Rhyme
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They’re asking me to pray again What is it with you people? I sin The words I say may not work I would’nt stand a chance of going berserk What happened to the days They asked someone else And...Read the rest...
Categories: care, devotion, old, prayer,
Form: Rhyme

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Definition | What is Prayer in Poetry?

Book: Reflection on the Important Things