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Religious Poems | Examples of Religious Poetry

Religious Poems. Below are examples of poems about religious. This list of religious poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of religious poetry. This list of works about religious is an excellent resource for examples on how to write religious poems.

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List of Religious Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
The Pilgrimage of Remembrance Jagdish Pal Narrative religious, devotion, father, god, journey,
Worms in the Fruit of God James Fitz-Gerald Free verse religious, allusion, analogy, confusion, feelings,
Last call Khadidja Megaache Free verse religious, absence, cry, death of
Theological Dust John Scotter Rhyme religious, baptism, bible, blessing, forgiveness,
Nine One One Colan Hiatt Rhyme inspiration, religious, spiritual,
This One Is Mine, Part II David Welch Narrative corruption, encouraging, forgiveness, religious,
This One Is Mine, Part I David Welch Narrative corruption, encouraging, forgiveness, religious,
What to Believe Richard Ramette Tanka religious, 12th grade, atheist, happiness,
Sins Khadidja Megaache Free verse religious, angst, anxiety, conflict, confusion,
Tub Time SillyToy Boys Curtal Sonnet religious, allegory, blessing, boy, chanukah,

The Space and The Light
by Gregory Golden
when
i
go outside tonight
where
God
provide me with sight
i 
see
stars as bright as fireflies
everything that we touch
from
the 
handiwork of 
our 
lord is such a delight
i
only know
the 
space 
and...

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The Coral Blue Ocean Reefs
by Gregory Golden
both
our
souls
cleaved into
the
coral blue ocean reefs
that
we
both know
and believe...

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Sweet Architect
by Emmanuel Adedayo Ojelade
Sweet architect!
I hope you are listening to the clamors in my head
I hope you see the pain I feel in my chest
I hope you see...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, inspirational, poems, religious,

The Battles On
by M. L. Kiser
Bizarre lights in the night skies, some say, “Ezekiel’s Wheels”, others, “UFO’s”.

Perhaps they are twinkling stars or simply, reflections from passing cars?

Maybe, angels fighting Armageddon…
...

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Sijo | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: religious, angel, bible, faith, light,

Where It Brings A Certain Light
by Gregory Golden
a certain heart
a lullaby night
a certain light
where
the 
world shine bright
like a diamond
our
love
drift through
the atmosphere
like a red kite
where
it
brings a certain light...

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Holy Chocolate
by Lisle Ryder
Off to Mass 
on holiday in Verona 
only a big note to offer
I turned aside
Bought a bar of chocolate 
to receive lesser notes.

Beside the service...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: religious, chocolate, christian, confusion, holiday,

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First and Last Time
by Freddie Robinson Jr.


A sinner cried out in pain,
(under intense momentary duress)
with sincere tears of repentance genuine
Remorseful heart
giving a bitter weep vow for the last time

Confessions aired to...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: religious, spiritual, truth, wisdom,

The Deepest River
by Gregory Golden
lord
her eyes are bluer
than
the deepest river
that
i 
know...

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To Sing A Little Prayer
by Gregory Golden
the
sweet nightingale
wales
out
a song
upon
the 
highest note
to
sing a little prayer
awaken
the 
stars of heaven
everywhere...

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May I Have A Word With You
by Gregory Golden
death
be
the 
shadow on the wall
the
shadow
that
i 
could not call
while
death
make me
lay down 
my sword
oh
sweet
death
may 
i 
have a word with you
because
i 
know her too
but
still
she
conquers all...

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christ soon coming
by DAVIA OLIVER
THE CLOUDS BURST WITH GOLDEN LIGHTS DRIPPING FROM SKY
AS QUICK AS A LIGHTNING COMES THE SON OF MAN
CLOTHED WITH GLORY AND POWER
WITH MYRIADS AND MYRIADS...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: religious, angel, bible, christian, evil,

And This Is My Soul
by Gregory Golden
lord
what is the soul
nothing
but
a house with
a roof
i
call it a home
then
i
let
God dwells in it
all night long
and
this
is my soul...

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Fill Every Chamber of Thy Earthly Heart
by Gregory Golden
oh
sweet lord
who
put
love compassion and mercy
inside of me
yet
fill
every chamber of
thy
earthly heart to be
in
every season
that
you started
you words shine bright
you bring us stars at night
hallelujah...hallelujah
thank you, Jesus...

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Your Sweet Supply
by Gregory Golden
oh lord
we
etched our names
in
the 
mirrored sky
with 
our 
bright wings
we
aimed them high
still
glory be to
the 
almighty God
for thou 
art wonderful
because
thou art
with me
to 
receive 
your 
sweet supply...

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HOLY SPIRIT
by DAVIA OLIVER
A VOICE INSIDE YOUR HEAD
THAT SAY THE THINGS THAT WERE LEFT UNSAID
IT REVEALS THE TRUTH
IT HELPS YOU STICK TO YOUR ROOT
A SPIRIT OF TRUTH
A VOICE...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: religious, dedication, giving, gospel, happiness,

A Nun At Midnight
by Earl Schumacker
A nun and her station wagon go far
In one direction on the road of life
With no brakes and a loaded gun
On their way to heaven...

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Be Faithful Until The End
by Gregory Golden
lord
a set of wings
uplift
my 
spirit again
a set of hands
i 
pray for
my 
daily bread
but
most of all
eyes
to see
the
kingdom of God
my 
holy savior
Jesus Christ
who died on the cross
for...

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The Promise of Glory
by Gregory Golden
who
among us
is
ready to don
the
red cape
the 
promise of glory
with
the 
mighty wind at your back
face the slings and arrows of the world
claim every mountain and 
walk through...

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I Bring You A Shining Night
by Gregory Golden
oh
my lord and royal majesty
my word is my bond
day is day 
night is  night
faith have sight
and
with
the
sweetest moon
we share delight
yet
witness her holy light
surely
my 
lord
i
bring you a shining...

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Not A Serious Discussion of Doctrine
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
"Does god take a daily shytte?"
"Of course not."
"But I thought god could do anything."
"He can."
"Even take a shytte?"
"I suppose so."
"Would it be magic shytte? Should...

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