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Religion Poems

Religion Poems. Read and share great examples of poetry about religion. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for religion.

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Epigrams II
Epigrams II

Sex Hex
by Michael R. Burch

Love's full of cute paradoxes
(and highly acute poxes).
Midnight Stairclimber
by Michael R. Burch

is at first great sweaty recreation,
then—long, long after the sex dies—
the source of endless exercise.


The One True Poem
by Michael R. Burch

Love was...Read More
Categories: religion, irony, language, literature, perspective, philosophy, poems, writing,
Form: Epigram

Premium Member Blue World
So many people worship You
You hold the world in hands of blue
Hold us closely to Your chest
We always know that You know best

If we are in trouble or upset
We know from You the help we'll get
We know You watch us...Read More
Categories: religion, religious,
Form: Ballad
Words of A Dying God, Part II
...It was from an old colleague of mine,
in southern Russian working a new dig,
of Proto Indo-European tribes,
he believed it would be something big.

Wanted me to come out and take a look
at the artifacts they had found there,
claimed they had found...Read More
Categories: religion, depression, god, life, sad, spiritual, universe, wisdom,
Form: Epic
Adam With Tricks up his Sleeve
Husband Adam would brag to wife Eve:
"I have many a trick up my sleeve."
But alas!  He was nude
so — a sleeve-challenged dude.
That's why Eve was so hard to deceive.
...Read More
Categories: clothes, humorous, religion, religious,
Form: Limerick
If I Had The Time To Think About Compassion
If I have the time to think about compassion,
For it is not only there to give but also to share;
Humanity inevitably needs to have more care,
Action is a must and not to hide under compunction.

Empathy is a word that lost...Read More
Categories: religion, emotions, feelings, hope,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme

and then i was made whole
and then i was made whole
by Michael R. Burch

... and then i was made whole,
but not a thing entire,
glued to a perch
in a gilded church,
strung through with a silver wire...

singing a little of this and of that,
warbling higher and higher:
a...Read More
Categories: religion, baptism, bible, child abuse, christian, god, jesus,
Form: Verse
Holy War
You and yourself are a holy war
A happy pain you won’t ignore
You and yourself are a holy war
You won’t believe your family as you trust the air
A system of love and hate that you think is fair
A blissful struggle at...Read More
Categories: prejudice, religion,
Form: Free verse
The Ten Commandments
The Ten Commandments

1. Don't pick your scabs.
2. Don't put anything in your ear except your elbow.
3. Pee before you go to bed.
4. Pick up your dirty clothes and put them in the hamper.
5. Finish everything on your plate.
6. Did you...Read More
Categories: children, funny, humor, parents, religion, silly, wisdom,
Form: Burlesque
A sinner named Saul
There once was sinner named Saul.
Who was quite overzealous for the law.
He persecuted the church.
Went to Damascus to search.
Where Jesus transformed him to Paul....Read More
Categories: faith, funny, god, jesus, religion,
Form: Limerick
Life not for Play
While playing church & God hell in the heart. One to many deliberately deceive while some honestly want a change of heart. The pope himself can wear a thousand Rosary Beads. The church can blow all the smoke they want...Read More
Categories: religion, allah, angel, dark, encouraging, faith, god, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
We Are Free
Our ancestors opened up the world for us
They freed us from physical slavery
Some died fighting
Some still living
And some lived to be old
Then died from old age and natural causes
So why are we still living with the slave mentality
Why are we...Read More
Categories: religion, freedom,
Form: Free verse
Savoury Souls
Three Vegans went to church today
Lighting candles along the way
For garlic cloves
Cooking on stoves
That never once heard, "lettuce pray"
...Read More
Categories: food, religion,
Form: Limerick
by Michael R. Burch writing as Kim Cherub

She smiled a thin-lipped smile
(What do men know of love?)
then rolled her eyes toward heaven
(Or that Chauvinist above?).
...Read More
Categories: atheist, christian, gender, god, gospel, jesus, religion,
Form: Verse
Sea Religion
when you dive into the sea you're an alien
atmosphere you cannot stay within
the waters surface their o zone layer
a suit to breathe limited time stayer

you cannot adapt and set up settlement
just observe and take in the experience
convoy as a pack...Read More
Categories: religion, deep,
Form: Rhyme
Daffodils In Bloom
Daffodils in bloom
We all did assume
But if they did die
We all know why
The sun is murder
Pushed ever further
By the uncaring
And religion is a red herring
For profit is their king
And his praises they sing
A path to green paved with bones
And a...Read More
Categories: religion, earth, how i feel, political,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member LETTER TO SANTA
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Categories: religion, christmas,
Form: Etheree
Premium Member What is it like to be dead
What is it like to be dead?

Does anyone know the answer?
What is it like to be dead?
Something so hard to imagine,
Fills my existence with dread.

Infinite time of unconsciousness,
Like a Coma with no release.
Is it a thoughtless black void?
What is it...Read More
Categories: anxiety, bereavement, dark, death, fear, religion,
Form: Rhyme
the land of dream
The Land of dream

 Early Tuesday morning when the night
Glides into a new beginning somewhat reluctantly 
And no police sirens have been cutting the night
Till before and after sleep.
I will like to go to India. the vivaciousness of
The humanity intrigues...Read More
Categories: religion, best friend, birth, blessing, books,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Stolen Statues
Stolen Statues

The glory of yesterday, 
taken down and destroyed. 
Pummeled into dust,
by those that stole their rights, 
to be where they are. 
They promised good things, 
and took away all that 
meant anything. 
They replaced our heroes
with shadows, 
and demanded,
more...Read More
Categories: religion, allah, america, angel, atheist, graduate, patriotic, political,
Form: Free verse
Right To Be Different
Why does anyone infuse their life with vile actions? 
These people wait for something to happen
Yet they never make it happen themselves
They made their future by abusing people
They had no hope whatsoever
Love wasn’t in their dictionary. 
And whatever their beliefs,...Read More
Categories: religion, 10th grade, emotions, philosophy,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member The Papal Vision
In verity and with great hopes,
Malachy told his Prophecy of Popes!
Centuries ago, he was called to Rome,
Like the bees to their honeycomb.

There a beauteous vision did flower,
Of all remaining popes in their hour!
His sequence of most cryptic phrases,
From first to...Read More
Categories: christian, destiny, god, jesus, religion, religious, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Disorganized Religion
As traumatized as I am
by the history of organized elitist creeds,
including religious and judicious,

I am even more terrified
by my experience of disorganized unnatural spirituality,
dissociated bicamerality,
unenchanting mono-laterality,
win/lose egocentrism,
flirting with lose/lose climates of nihilism,
anthropocentric chauvinism,
inhumane unnatural straight white male business as usual...Read More
Categories: religion, culture, earth, health, humanity, humor, integrity, peace,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member The holidays
The Holidays
By Franklin Price
( edited 12/02/2019)

The Holidays are upon us, as the year comes to an end.
My hope for all I do not know. and those who are my friend,
Is for health and happy living, and enough to get you...Read More
Categories: religion, christmas, holiday,
Form: Couplet
Climate Masters
Peevish spell maligned mental management
Mother Earth sustains a form regardless
“Mind over matter” they used to teach you
Control the “Religion of Climate” to bleach you

Trot a troll on mind control
Marionette children speak for demon masters
They just recite, “We told you so”
The...Read More
Categories: religion, allegory, science fiction, seasons, sick, sun,
Form: Free verse
Sunday School
I'm sure you have heard a preacher
Claim God created each creature
But look to the sky
And you will see why
Clouds are the greatest art teacher!...Read More
Categories: religion,
Form: Limerick