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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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At the Junction of Hope and Despair
At the desert junction of hope and despair We scanned the horizon ...Read More
Categories: depression, hope, prayer, success,
Form: Rhyme

What's Better than Going to Walmart
People find 150 million thousand reasons to go to Walmart… me too. Sometimes, I just go just to go and at times I find myself going because I want to, not because I need to. Today, I...Read More
Categories: prayer, creation, god, peace, people,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Common Good
Blessed are they who follow the law of the Lord! Psalm 117:1 (responsorial) Like it or not, we need regulations to protect the common good. But what about rules you believe are arbitrary? Have you ever...Read More
Categories: prayer, christian, devotion, god, jesus,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Delayed Justice
Forgive me, Lord, when I should err today It is my bent, how well we know, I stray; It is natural to me. I understand you see Me as you desire me to be, for...Read More
Categories: forgiveness, prayer,
Form: Rhyme
Oak tree resting in the park Its trunk are full of wrinkles Who are full of wisdom and grace It has been planted a long ago It has been waiting like a steppe wolf For someone special to give a...Read More
Categories: prayer, faith, fantasy, hero, imagery,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member We Call Him Tiger
No, I don't play golf, nor am I a fan of those who play; ...Read More
Categories: prayer,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member When We Found Love
I never imagined I’d feel this way, Nor had I ever expected to see, A kind and gentle soul, one blessed day, Ardently profess, his love for me; A mate I had asked the Savior to find, Faithfully petitioned -...Read More
Categories: god, happy, love, prayer,
Form: Sonnet
God Give Me
God give me the strength When I am weak To say the words That I could not speak God keep me from temptation When I hunger to feed On the things I desire Every man does not need God give me honesty When...Read More
Categories: prayer, character, christian, god, longing,
Form: Rhyme
A Prayer For Salvation
Lord Jesus I know that I have not always lived for you I am a sinner lord I pray that you forgive me for all my sins I know that you have plans for me I say yes to your...Read More
Categories: prayer,
Form: Rhyme
Christ's Face
I gazed upon the mighty ocean waves and gasped at their startling potent power. Their crashing on the rugged rocks below, it gave me pause to stop and think of Him. Christ’s face before me gave me goodly cheer. I...Read More
Categories: christian, feelings, god, prayer,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member The Mercy
Have mercy on me, O God, in Your Goodness; in the greatness of Your compassion wipe out my offense Psalm 51:3 There are severe penitential realms that was sung or spoken can give us much...Read More
Categories: prayer, christian, devotion, god, heaven,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member CLEANSE ME, LORD
Create a new heart within me Lord. I pray Thee, renew my spirit, That when Death comes for me and time is no more, I will have no need to fear it. Let me please You in all of...Read More
Categories: prayer,
Form: Quatrain
Black Elk's Prayer
“Fire of my words… vanish like smoke into a raging sky Blanket forever the memory of my being” (Pine Ridge South Dakota: July, 2009) ...Read More
Categories: prayer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Prayer and Praise
I give Him my heart, my soul and my thoughts All of my worries, doubts and fears I give Him all even though I’m tied up in knots Longing for a second chance to begin I give Him my...Read More
Categories: god, inspirational, prayer,
Form: Rhyme
Divine Gratitude
Lest I stray this I pray No matter what comes my way I thank you Lord for another day For it is you who both giveth and taketh away For All things seen are here but for a short...Read More
Categories: prayer, bible, blessing, inspirational, jesus,
Form: Rhyme

Specific Types of Prayer Poems

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