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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.
Premium Member Self-Existent Light Poetry Contest
Self-Existence Light Contest Poetry Contest Deadline: Monday, June 26, 2023 Sponsored by: Unseeking Seeker | Self-Existent Light Poetry Contest Where has all the illuminating light fled Is as if I have long ago been dead I have awakened to blinding...Read More
Categories: prayer, art, creation, dark, deep,
Form: Sonnet

Rosie rosily Reciting her rosary Dolefully hopeful...Read More
Categories: christian, god, jesus, prayer,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member AND I ADMIT That IT IS TRUE
AND I ADMIT That IT IS TRUE And I admit that it is true, Christ told believers preach. God's Kingdom's, form of government, over earth ... this truth teach. God chose Christ, as earth's ruling King, His miracles here do. Gone...Read More
Categories: prayer, change, earth, environment, planet,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member WILD FIRES
Jolted out of my sleep state, weary eyed, it’s 4 am. It takes a minute to clear the haze; I’m waking to the scent of distant fires. Recalling the news of yesterday, slowly, reality starts to set in. We’re not in...Read More
Categories: prayer, fire, natural disasters, nature,
Form: Free verse
I Declare
I Declare, If you were to ask Ask of me To tell you of Elohim And show Him to thee Then I would speak For hours not few Declaring in my words My Elohim to you Righteous is He An Elohiom of...Read More
Categories: prayer, bible, christian, devotion, faith,
Form: Rhyme

Damn my eyes
Spilling myself with an ink-soaked feather pages cocooned by mahogany leather, eroded and weathered “Damn my eyes” “My deeds unjustified” Perusing prose to anesthetize my pain my windowpane dripping with drops of autumn rain feigning contentment for a fleeting moment in vain “Gouge...Read More
Categories: allah, god, jesus, prayer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In Memoriam Quietly Always Close
In Memoriam Quietly Always Close Are they whispers, then, settling So gently upon that slightest breeze wending Over the granite crosses and statues of cradling angels, Which stand in...Read More
Categories: prayer, grave, heaven, love, memory,
Form: Free verse
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 flood blows Crashed hill / drenched field flows Blocked light / dark town prays Faith cheered / peace* brings glows *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

Specific Types of Prayer Poems

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