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Religion Poems | Examples of Religion Poetry

Religion Poems - Examples of all types of religion poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for religion.
Neville Goddard - My Critical Responses
I advocate Bible-Reading (for other Faiths, other Scripture), Prayer, and Outreach to Creation (or the macrocosm). All three will help us live responsibly, fruitfully, and at Peace (versus peacefully). But why do I have reservations...Read More
Categories: religion, anti bullying, anxiety, appreciation,
Form: Prose Poetry

Premium Member If It Was Jesus
Shelly was wearing the prettiest Christmas dress ever made. She was prancing as she entered the church. Other little girls were prancing too. It was Christmas, and they were eight and nine. They had full petticoats and white lacy...Read More
Categories: religion, 3rd grade, 4th grade,
Form: Free verse
My school was named after Nicolaus Copernicus, and the teachers asked us to sing songs about him halting the Sun and moving the Earth. But I could not imagine anybody with arms that long and realized...Read More
Categories: allegory, angst, confusion, religion,
Form: Free verse
Winters Night
Winters night Here we sit on a cold winters night The fire burns bright we watched as the flames dance create illusions of life Secret dreams and Demons dance Guardian angels spin in a flicker of flame they spread...Read More
Categories: religion, adventure, allegory, allusion, angel,
Form: Rhyme
Doublethink Beliefs
Oppressed and forced Religion never fed my soul Hammering out the dents That made me unique Shiny scriptures to justify The genocide of the “unclean” Savages stripped of their identity Found laid to rest in forgotten graves Religion never fed my soul But...Read More
Categories: poems, religion,
Form: Free verse

Your Christ I
into the wilderness haunted by ghost-towns And ancient bloodstains and lost history of scars we wander the borderlands between the weakening dreams and cities on neon seams Burning into the American night like lanterns An empire...Read More
Categories: religion, allegory, america, analogy, angel,
Form: Free verse
Cruciform I
Am I the only one the only one left to carry this cross through these wasted sands these blasted lands this cross of madness leagues I have traveled Long have I forged this burden for...Read More
Categories: religion, allegory, analogy, art, atheist,
Form: Free verse
Suffer the Little Children
A young girl who never knew love Prayed Heavenly Father Above But just like cancer There was no answer Her blood marks where push came to shove * "Suffer" (Mark 10:14) was a very poor choice of words as another little girl...Read More
Categories: child abuse, religion,
Form: Limerick
Omicron is like o-micron means like a small hole greeks like this especially priests and men they like little boys because they been alone for so long. Omicron Omicron oh my little Omicron....Read More
Categories: religion, blessing, boy, child abuse,
Form: Rhyme
Fourth and Walnut
. for public domain Fourth and Walnut, so fine, so chic, what a place for God to speak, or for that matter, Satan too. Both would like a word or two. So Merton opened up his soul, as if standing on...Read More
Categories: religion,
Form: Rhyme
Eyes wide in wonder I entered the chapel a curious child through the back door of the church candles twinkling in the dim light streaming through the stained glass like colored candy like lollipops statues of saints standing sentry in silence...Read More
Categories: religion, atheist, child, god, jesus,
Form: Free verse
Amber Moon
Amber moon over warm breezes caressing Green sweet grass nodding into the brisk air gulls nest, fires dot the beach figures rushing hand in hand Along the reach the amber moon on the horizon warm breeze crest the waves Like liquid night...Read More
Categories: religion, allegory, allusion, analogy, autumn,
Form: Free verse
My head spins as the noise from the crash echoes in my head. I sit up in some kind of terminal with strange trains bound left and right for places I don’t understand. One is...Read More
Categories: religion, adventure, allegory, allusion, angel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Lake Side Church
The Lake Side Church David J Walker The Lake Side Church reminds me That Jesus walked on water Jesus fed fish to the Uncounted multitudes Jesus calling out to Peter and his brothers to abandon their boats and nets and...Read More
Categories: christian, religion,
Form: Rhyme
Dark bright Full of hours of midnight Casting shards hard and dark into futures past nothing will last time slips away fast casting thoughts back as the plate cracks Shatters all crumbles to dust broken at last...Read More
Categories: religion, art, computer, conflict, creation,
Form: Free verse

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