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Ritual Poems - Poems about Ritual

Ritual Poems - Examples of all types of poems about ritual 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 ritual.
Premium Member Gateway Town
...Gateway town, Mississippi, Missouri river flooding confluence, with its celebration of manifest destiny, its looming, iconic archway. Stainless westward marker, its culture flowed southward for inf......Read More
Categories: ritual, allusion, city, class, longing,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member MOTION PRACTICE
...Seven Morning Stars Astronomical winter commences With numbing indifference. Indifferent as I am to distraction, Focused on habits of antiquity And methods of calm consistency. A Zen ritual......Read More
Categories: ritual, allegory, introspection,
Form: Blank verse
thoughts before surgery
...In 1996 I was living in DC while serving as a diplomat At the State Department My wife was in the military Serving as a major in San Antonio That fateful morning, I went jogging Early in the......Read More
Categories: ritual, anxiety, meaningful,
Form: Bio
Premium Member SacredDancing Out Public
...We thrive finding freedom to speak out to dance around and sacred shout to sing full-stop gospel turn'em out Outside our secluded cells of dominant evolution and protagonist predation theo......Read More
Categories: ritual, dance, health, inspiration, integrity,
Form: Parallelismus Membrorum
Mirror Poetry
...When I look in the mirror at me What do I see? I see the reflection of past memories Insecurities that’s poetry. The weaknesses the strengths the Extra miles of endurance I went. I see a ......Read More
Categories: ritual, appreciation, courage, inspirational, introspection,
Form: Free verse



through the flames of her blackened heart--
...A cobwebbed threshold of her festering wound. The foul rush of shadow and abandonment spoiled just beyond recognition. Embers of a chaotic ritual and venom searing vehemently th......Read More
Categories: ritual, addiction, angst, anxiety, depression,
Form: Free verse
The Soothsayer part 2
...She was born six years after Post World War One. It was the first morning of May that she beat the blazing sun. She was a beautiful honey color, with light brown eyes, and cold black hair. Howev......Read More
Categories: ritual, mystery,
Form: Rhyme
The Forbidden Tear In The Dark
... DO NOT READ IF YOU HAVE EMOTIONAL ISSUES I was born in a land far, far away called... home. Not yet still-born. A place of iced mountain mazes, that were once warm, like an o......Read More
Categories: ritual, dark,
Form: Free verse
Purified
...Take me away God to dig up the sod and have a talk as to why I’m so odd/ Among other things I’m like a Dodge missing a tie-rod / These words strung are life’s pod for I or a prop to fly over top of......Read More
Categories: ritual, art, care, courage,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Rope is not the snake
...brainwashed we float aimlessly adrift in a sinking boat wasting life’s gift conditioned belief in bondage to ritual how’ll we turn a new leaf living a life virtual 10-January-2023......Read More
Categories: ritual, religion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member No Small Peanuts
...How the little things can move us And revive forgotten memories Like the ones that stirred me recently And brought joyful thoughts abundantly Of time with my dad at Rockies games. He would sel......Read More
Categories: ritual, baseball, blessing, dad, father,
Form: Rhyme
The Coatrack
...Down the hall, on holidays, A coatrack would appear, Which meant that for some company Those tenants were in gear. Some folding chairs and tables Also waited by the door So when visitors arri......Read More
Categories: ritual, today,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Waltz for Janet Webb
... She wore thick leggings our childhood polio albatross mass Sabin vaccine sauce body snatcher ritual fixed beautiful legs. (In early elementary school she wore braces most of the way throug......Read More
Categories: ritual, age, america, children, drink,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Stoop to conquer
...Spiritual practice is doomed from the start, since any ritual involves our doership and therefore unless ego’s made to depart, futile is our meditation or worship, unless ofcourse we ......Read More
Categories: prayer, spiritual,
Form: Ottava rima
Fat Tuesday
...Girls Gone Wild Careful, you may just have a child Drugs and alcohol plague the alleyway Stay away as there is a price to pay Is the meaning of Mardi Gras to go buck wild Let’s look and see if......Read More
Categories: ritual, celebration, christian, easter, faith,
Form: Rhyme

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