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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.
Three Balls
...e player Knows which two to use For it should make no difference In the game which ones he’d choose. And yet this ritual repeats Each time a player serves. If I worked as a ball boy It would sure get on my nerves. ......Read More
Categories: ritual, mystery,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member WORKING GIRL
...ossing the high bridge, the wind at her back, On the hunt like a hammerhead shark. She caters fetishes, routine and ritual, Plus a few that are rather unique. She’ll treat your fever with high-grade medicinals On the banks of the fab......Read More
Categories: ritual, allegory, society,
Form: Lyric
Nothing boot toe till rot and duff feet
...red At Ian's Boots not for profit business origin of said enterprise brings more'n one tear. Attempting nightly ritual nsync with sole and instep of beat January second 11:33 two thousand twenty two footwear equipped with cust......Read More
Categories: ritual, 7th grade, 8th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Love at Night
...dies transforming the room. The flames wash off the fatigue, harmonize the flesh bathed in sinfulness, our nocturnal ritual a brilliant affair. Breathless lovemaking the supreme being-in-time never rants about itself, or its accomplis......Read More
Categories: ritual, allegory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Obsess
...d, go back, This time don’t step on the crack, A horrible thought drifts through my mind, For forgiveness, Make up a ritual, Do it twenty times. Maybe with my hands or my feet, I’m embarrassed so it must be discreet, Life is exhaust......Read More
Categories: ritual, psychological,
Form: Rhyme



DAWNING
...The body is dressed in noises, the soul dresses in action... Dawn, natural ritual of life... For some, sadness.... For others, joy... ......Read More
Categories: ritual, allusion, metaphor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member God search
...k despair, hoping to be blest Before many gods, this soul fawned Yet clear light of truth never dawned Trapped by ritual and scripture Felt wisdom for knowledge was pawned Head and heart chasm, ego puncture Widened by dos and do......Read More
Categories: ritual, god,
Form: Rubaiyat
Premium Member THAT'S WHAT YOU DO - First Movement
...scholastic peer review. They never do. In order to maintain the appearance of sobriety I keep a balanced rhythm of ritual and routine. My survival skills are tested, tried and true. It’s what I do. I stay below the radar and far ......Read More
Categories: ritual, allegory, romantic,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Landsbyen -Into the North- an epic poem 46
...at his name in fact was not Joulupukki but rather Klaus. None of the current Councilman had participated in the naming ritual for the King's son. Only he and Rian were members of the Council back then and Rian knew nothing of that event. ......Read More
Categories: ritual, christmas, fairy,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Landsbyen -Into the North- an epic poem 40
...only five elves to create the name was not unusual. Aisling had no elfin magic so could not participate in the amulet ritual. Quite often there were disputes among the Councilman over a name and one or two of them would decline to partic......Read More
Categories: ritual, christmas, fairy,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Odd and Odder
..._________________ *'bris mila,' which literally means 'cov- enant of the foreskin,' is the Hebrew term for a Jewish ritual circumcision. It is performed on the eighth day of a baby boy's life. Jesus' bris, therefore, was on the 1s......Read More
Categories: ritual, jesus, jewish, new years
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Ghost-written
...or which I act only as outlet. My poems are ghost-written. My stanzas are tent revivals arrayed Down the page with ritual dance. Faith healers shout and wail, bending my lines wending a trail of travail, They conjure all specters t......Read More
Categories: ritual, metaphor, mystery, poems, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE OLD MAN'S RITUAL
...It is a ritual the old man has observed since he was a little boy… a ritual that fills his heart with love and fills his mind w......Read More
Categories: ritual, inspiration, native american,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dancing Psalms
...Dancing our epic song inside images dreams narratives ritual motions rhythmic changes disembodied Can become dissonantly self-predative depressing exhausting compres......Read More
Categories: ritual, earth, health, light, love,
Form: Political Verse
A Prayer's no Piece of Art
...owers unto machines, Nor prayers to pontiffs' pompous routines, A prayer that flows not from feeling heart To ritual turns, a hollow piece of art. _____________________________________________ An unlettered shepherd, a simplet......Read More
Categories: ritual, prayer,
Form: Sonnet

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