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Prayer Poems | Examples of Prayer Poetry

Prayer Poems. Below are examples of poems about prayer. This list of prayer poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern 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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List of Prayer Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Persistent Prayer Gordon McConnell Rhyme god, prayer, spiritual,
Prayer Ebizimo Arabina Blank verse prayer, confusion, cute, dream, how
Premium Member Poem There Is A Time Janet Bingham Rhyme prayer, courage, growth, hope, irony,
In My Pyramid of Meditation M. L. Kiser Diminished Hexaverse prayer, deep, faith, flying, introspection,
Premium Member Poem Rooster Socks Parental Prayer Carol Connell Free verse prayer, child, growing up, parents,
Premium Member Poem My prayer for you Melissa Tracy Rhyme encouraging, prayer,
knowledge deepak srivastava Couplet prayer, creation, education, emotions, encouraging,
Premium Member Poem Love Yourself First Caren Krutsinger Haiku prayer, self,
Premium Member Poem The Pines Wren Rushing Rhyme christian, god, prayer,
Premium Member Poem IT'S NOT FAIR Line Gauthier Free verse prayer, angst, god, hope, mother,

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My Evening Prayer
by Jo Daniel
Today, I want to thank You 
For helping me this whole day, 
Right from the time I got up, You held me,
Safe in Your Almighty...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: prayer, thank you,

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When I loose my way
by Patricia Garcia Howard Bramble
I pray that you remind me, who I am 
Show me, how much, I mean to you
When I refuse to surrender
Remind me, that you are...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: courage, encouraging, god, prayer,

Sojourn Part 5
by eric ploscik
17
On the ropes
Fighting for my life
It’s not even close
I’m not going anywhere
Until he deems it so.

There ain’t nothing to examine
Explore
I may forgive
But won’t forget
I can...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: prayer, anger, bullying, god, how

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Addled Rattled Rhyme Of Victory
by Carol Connell
At times I am addled, my mind becomes rattled when satan starts playing his tricks.
Alone I don’t battle when God’s in the saddle, conundrums He...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: prayer, bible, christian, conflict, god,

Heavenly Father
by VALERIE ZMUDA
My life looks up to Thee,
For you know my most inner being.

As a child, you put up with me whether I cried or laughed in...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: prayer, emotions, faith, father, friend,

If My Prayers Fell On Deaf Ears
by M.P. Shaudd
It seems that heartache's overtaken the good times
And I'm here to ask some prayers for a friend
I'm not lying for I'm a believer
But I'm not...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: prayer, devotion, friend, judgement, perspective,

I LOVE HER HEALING HANDS, blessed by Jesus Christ
by Anil Deo
I
They are scarred, barely able to write a letter
But her hands have helped make us humans better

II
I prayed from afar, chasing a revolution, another falling...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: prayer, beauty, bible, community, dedication,

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The Edge Of Night
by Carol Connell
So many are living on the edge of night.
In their wretched lives they take no delight.
Thoughts of ending it all, to them, satan is giving.
On...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: prayer, care, god, hope, lost,

In The Rug Gad Throes Of Anticipatory Anxiety
by matthew harris
Frenzied anguish precipitated Matt chew
Scott Harris, with
     unrelenting, unescapable,
     and unbearable despair, grew

wing by leaps and bounds,
...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: prayer, 11th grade, 12th grade,

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THE DIVINE WORLD
by Demetrios Trifiatis






All his life 
around the world traveled.
He:
Walked on arid lands and fertile valleys,
crosed endless deserts and climbed precipitous mountains ,
sailed over rough seas and turbulent...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: faith, god, prayer,

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THOSE WHO SEARCH
by Demetrios Trifiatis






Those who earnestly search God to find have not to look further than their  heart!







© Demetrios Trifiatis
     03 October 2018...

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Monoku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: faith, god, prayer,

No One Gets Out Alive
by matthew harris
Though (supposedly) only
     the good die young, urn holding
     cremated ashes a mere cup
full, every last man...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: prayer, 7th grade, 9th grade,

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Fireflies
by David Drowley
Day puts on its dusky cloak,
As phosphorescent fireflies, 
Like sunlit diamonds flash,
And circle beneath broad oaks.

Lovely little lanterns
Fly freely to and fro
Winking, blinking, twinkling
As on...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: prayer, heart, light, love, nature,

Love praying for my students at community colleges
by Anil Deo
I
Midterm exams are here, and I want to pause
O no, can't do that, unless I pause to pray
They are young and retired folks, too, studying
Various...

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Alliteration | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: prayer, america, books, business, career,

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Make Me The Arrow That Points To You
by Carol Connell
Though often I fall short, I long to be like You
with each spoken word and the path I pursue.
Through selfishness, sometimes my efforts I thwart.
I...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: desire, jesus, prayer, spiritual,

Night Dose
by Adeyela Adeyemi
A place to lay one's head
A bed to rest one's back 
A wine to gulp down bread
I pray it comes in pack....

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, prayer,

Baby Steps With Jesus
by JoMarie Grinkiewicz
Baby steps with Jesus
Every day we take;
Hand-in-hand together,
Toward Our Father we make.

Baby steps with Jesus
Who catches us when we fall;
There beside us always,
There whenever we...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: prayer, devotion, faith, hope, inspirational,

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Let's Pray For Seven
by Caren Krutsinger
Hopeless at seven.
Things are sad, and she is angry.
Unwilling to believe in the goodness of people since grandma died.
The only star in her bleak world.
Gone...

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

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my eyes can flash
by cs parker
126
My eyes 
Can flash
Make
Your flaws
Through
And heal
Every bit of you
...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: america, prayer,

Answered Prayer
by Dave Timperley
He was just out riding his chopper,
All of a sudden he came a cropper.
A head on collision with another lad.
His head hit the kerb at...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: blessing, grandchild, prayer,