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Respite Poems - Poems about Respite

Respite Poems - Examples of all types of poems about respite to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for respite.
Keep on Keeping on
...You may rest awhile if the trek be tough, Grab a breath when the terrain is rough; Let the oars have some respite, And the rower fresh viands bite. But the going must anon continue, For time tells motions of the brave (......Read More
Categories: respite, 8th grade, allegory, allusion,
Form: Didactic

Unforgivable Are Our Sins
...ut a sodden wasteland for they upon whom our greed has thrust the greatest atrocity ever, to live in inferno with no respite. 4th Place, "U" Poetry Contest Dated: 15th November 2021 ......Read More
Categories: respite, environment, future, pollution,
Form: Free verse
Today Comes A Storm be swept along finding rest, perhaps a hedge, a trunk, a bush They pile together as if seeking sanctuary, a haven, respite from the bluster Until the carpet they form is a mass of golden yellows, reds and browns An ever-changing tape......Read More
Categories: respite, nature, storm,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Life Song all thought of anger or resentment This peace comes down from above, God’s gift To us weary pilgrims who yearn for respite Lifting us up to the heights of elation so thrilling In the song of this life, God inspires such insight In......Read More
Categories: respite, god, inspirational, joy, light,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Leave Me Alone-Not for contest judgement and sanity collide. They've begun taking an afflictive maudlin toll, obscuring my vision, and wounding my soul. Respite from my memories will never be a gift. They surround me each day, casting me adrift, tossed upon an angry sea,......Read More
Categories: respite, sorrow,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member A Midnight Prayer
...and feeble he will empower Decided to petition creator Tranquil time with humanities maker Am in search of gentle respite Away from unrest and turmoil of life Empathy absent on our earthly sphere Rise of indifference - unpolished ......Read More
Categories: respite, prayer,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member A Slice of the Moon
...heavenly scene Inspiration through those who believe Darkness balances the light of day And caresses the soul with a respite A relief from the daily exertion and efforts A place where mindlessness can ease pains A slice of silvery m......Read More
Categories: respite, inspirational, moon, night, stars,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Mandy
...ith the loss of belief. Deceptions, con games, from them no relief. Lost faith, loss of trust only offer one, grief. Respite from all of this heart ache is so brief. These hateful, mean spirited words resonate disrespect, rebellion, ......Read More
Categories: respite, daughter,
Form: Rhyme
A Story
..., filled within blank spaces holding time in all its places, imaginings real and vague, too easily erased by respite, consternation aged oasis. The word streams up and down the page gathered together in paragraphs and......Read More
Categories: respite, endurance, innocence, life,
Form: Narrative
Please Let Me In
... They say,I'm an old soul inside. Old and weary,tired of walking No lights do light up the path ahead. The little respite,is in my deep sleep Yet it's plagued with dreams Sometimes,of the girl chided by me At times an enchantress i......Read More
Categories: respite, absence, beautiful, beauty, cute
Form: Free verse
...You are not guardians, but simply guards. Who turned our memories into shards. You do not provide respite. Only spite. Unlike the ones on the other end of the line. Who carried us through, just fine. Un......Read More
Categories: respite, betrayal, mental illness,
Form: Rhyme
A while longer garb Slow the thrum that tries to break from beneath my ribcage breathing slower twisting neck hopeful of some respite but nor a candle flicker or a welcome homestead light A cracking twig pulls focus and shapeless form in min......Read More
Categories: respite, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Precious Gift
... A poem's a precious gift for those who value thrift A treasure of pith and brevity ~ respite from volumes' longevity......Read More
Categories: respite, appreciation, metaphor, poems,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member P Q R S T U
...Playful pony promenade Quietly quizzing querulous quail Respite regulated regimented rabbits Studiously steering sterling striped starlings Tricking trinkets, trunks and trib......Read More
Categories: respite, 10th grade, 4th grade,
Form: ABC
Premium Member Fartasia
...from the deli, like the breath of Balthazor “Wretch,” I cried, “as God hath bent me—by what devils hath he sent thee? Respite – respite! No more! Some forthright output, I implore! Purge, oh purge this burning urge I'm yearning for!” Sh......Read More
Categories: respite, word play,
Form: Rhyme

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