Respect Poems

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Premium Member Little Moments
( Little Moments )     * for those special women out there *

We pay attention to the big things, the ones that stand out
Its the ones that no-ones watching, that show what your about
The ones that make...Read More
Categories: respect, how i feel, love, relationship,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member We Pay Tribute
Thank you isn't enough, you deserve much more.
But we humbly come together on this day,
to honor, respect, and pay tribute as we have before.
We acknowledge what you gave, the price you had to pay.

Through the years, you have served your...Read More
Categories: respect, america, appreciation, freedom, patriotic, veterans day,
Form: Rhyme
Nature's Royalty
swans demand respect
nature's hierarchy shown
ducks obedient...Read More
Categories: respect, nature, social,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Two Decades of Love
Our dalliance ignites passionate nights,
            with halcyon breath and dulcet embrace-
I pretend not to see him as he writes
          ...Read More
Categories: respect, i love you,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member THANK YOU
I don’t think I understood the true meaning of Veteran’s Day when I was but a boy
I knew people got together to commemorate…to be thankful…to share joy.

But I thought of it as an old people’s holiday...I was just happy to...Read More
Categories: respect, veterans day,
Form: Verse

Premium Member Veterans Day
( Veterans Day )

Valor and courage, are two strengths that they had
they protected their country, when things got bad
Each had a destiny, to protect and to serve
a shake of a hand, is what they got and deserve
Training they acquired, to...Read More
Categories: respect, veterans day,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Night Of Passion
( Night Of Passion )

Restless day my back`s in knots, in need of sensual hands
I need a man that has the touch, that will fulfill my demands
That causes tingles throughout my body, put my mind at ease
Treats me with dignity...Read More
Categories: respect, passion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Immune To Tears

               Love heals hurts even time
is unable to numb.
               For hope’s...Read More
Categories: respect, 10th grade, 11th grade, feelings, how i
Form: Verse
Premium Member Faith Matching Center
The packet, had a lovely dress inside; had a unique name.
‘Faith matching Center’, it had the name on it, in big letters.
Red, and green threads did weave a dress there, elegantly
The name is quite spectacular, it really is, I tried...Read More
Categories: respect, endurance, faith,
Form: Free verse
What does it mean to trust in the Lord
To the Lord I cast my net
I pray he will not forget 
To protect or check on the things
I may be unwilling to accept
I hope he will direct and teach me
How to connect with all things, I have chosen to...Read More
Categories: respect, appreciation, love, prayer, prejudice,
Form: Free verse
A leaf of education
"A leaf of education"
Go under that shade,
So the sun won't burn through,
The pages of your chapter,
Learn and earn ways to live,
For no one will take care of you,
Besides yourself.So pick up a book,
And read so you see how to be,
For...Read More
Categories: respect, africa, age, america, dedication, education,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Would Adore My Child
I would adore my child
I would make him mind
I would praise his attempts
I would love him into pure happiness
I would give him hugs
I would encourage him to be a pirate or a shipbuilder
I would tell him that he is wonderful...Read More
Categories: respect, child, children, parents,
Form: Free verse

An overused turn of phrase

But this is my version 

My Heartfelt Dedication

To an Heroic 101 Year Old Man

World War II Veteran

Preparing to make his Arduous

Yearly Pilgrimage on November 11

To pay Homage and Salute

His Brother's in Arm's

Who paid the ultimate sacrifice

The...Read More
Categories: respect, world war ii,
Form: Free verse
How quickly a future can change
Guess it was time to turn the page
Never been one to plan long-range
Still the circumstance was quite strange
In my life there's no way to gauge
Not when observing at close range
My path I would never exchange
Karma...Read More
Categories: respect, beauty, blessing, change, fate, future, spiritual, universe,
Form: Rhyme
Beyond the Poetry
"Beyond the Poetry"

Grew up on country roads that were dusty
And bumpy
When I was a dummy
My life was crummy
Experienced it first hand, didn't just study
Life's a trip and at times rather funny
But it also got rather ugly and bloody
Days weren't always...Read More
Categories: respect, how i feel, planet, poetry, rap, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
My Worth
I’m a good woman, beautiful
I know my worth
I deserve a  man  who is good for me
Not a narsusis who don’t care about who he hurt 
I  know my worth
I  respect him and he respect me 
...Read More
Categories: respect, beautiful, christian, confidence, devotion, god, life, romantic
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member For Just one moment remember
Words that I wish could be heard but death has taken them away, These Veterans not celebrating this day but have given their life so we can live. BBQ and hamburgers a holiday, death has no remembrance of this day,...Read More
Categories: respect, veterans day,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Love Is Real

The agony of love lost warps the heart
and contorts the soul.
Betrayal cuts forever bonds
bleeding the heart of love and the soul of hope.  
You call upon forgotten feelings
to come forth from their slumber
and carry you through this ordeal. 
Love...Read More
Categories: respect, 10th grade, 11th grade, anxiety, emotions, feelings,
Form: Free verse
Barriers to definition
"he identified those who were more like him as friends
and looked at those who he found favor with to be kind to
those who were in complete opposition of how he felt a person should be present themselves he spoke of...Read More
Categories: respect, clothes, engagement, film, jealousy, money, music, sports,
Form: Heroic Couplets
Premium Member CS Lewis
His ingeniously crafted Narnia glows
With so many wise and amazing prose
Love shining brightly through its text
So very eager for what comes next

This beautifully written tale’s foundation
Brought my own heart so much adoration
The lessons within its astonishing pages
Reminding me that this...Read More
Categories: respect, books, symbolism, wisdom, word play, words, write,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Set My Heart On Fire
( Set My Heart On Fire )

My body is tingling all over, its from your fingertips
The heat has reached my face, the source is your lips
Seducing me with your eyes, my strength is so weak
The adrenaline in my body, has...Read More
Categories: respect, love, romantic love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Come Forward
Come Forward
Asked to church by a friend… 

What church? 
What happens there?
How much does it cost?
     Everything, no lie.  
What? I thought church was...Read More
Categories: respect, allah, america, bible, god, happiness, heart, jesus,
Form: Narrative
Sometimes it's not how much you know , More or less what you let go
You can't build your future off of your past 
Because that's a structure that will never last 
It's like running full speed forward while looking back 
Tell me how far do you think you'll get like that 

How can you...Read More
Categories: respect, analogy, longing,
Form: Ballad
What Went Wrong
What really went wrong?
I've given them my all
Wrote a thousand dedication poems
Sang countless karaoke songs
Spent most of my time with them
Given up my heart and my soul
Even forgot about going home
Shown them utmost respect, yet, 
Abandonment is what I always...Read More
Categories: respect, angst, conflict, friendship, how i feel,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
You best check your arrogance 
there is a difference between narcissism and confidence
If you don’t know the distinction my dear, it’s not your competence 
It’s this damn social media filled nation- 
Shoving it into your face, to the point of...Read More
Categories: respect, beauty, confidence, for teens,
Form: I do not know?