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Spiritual Poems

Poems about spirituality inspire and touch the heart. Few things motivate people more than faith, hope, prayer, and God. The Latin word for spirit means to breathe, and these spiritual poems breathe life into the soul of their readers. While true spirituality is difficult to define, many define it as the quality of being connected to something bigger than ourselves as opposed to material or physical things. That is what these poetic writings convey.

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Premium Member PERDITION
the roll of thunder
begs a nurtured cry
counting down a lightning strike
stripped silence and smothering light

dust gathers in the silhouette
tethered for a downward crawl
hopes only exit
surrenders to intrinsic

vicious and sincere is the device
a glimpse of a gleam off steal
forging shape into...Read More
Categories: conflict, destiny, imagery, life, poetry, spiritual, symbolism,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Taste Test
Taste the spirit
Crave the soul
Bless the heart
Keep it whole

Never let go...Read More
Categories: feelings, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Crocodile Medicine
I always said that when I die,
I would love to return as a butterfly.
One with yellow, velvet dominions,
Fragile and lofty pinions.

I confused freedom of flight,
With a more placid folly of delight.
I fancied a short life of absurdity,
Rather than one of...Read More
Categories: animal, growth, mythology, native american, nature, spiritual,
Form: I do not know?
Somewhere Between
To see me is to look
through storm clouds
To view what I have hidden
in the depths of my gaze.

To hear me is to listen
only to the half breaths
And recognize the difference
between solace and anxiety.

To judge me is to walk
barefoot along broken...Read More
Categories: spiritual, freedom, growth, introspection, moving on, native american,
Form: I do not know?
With grateful hearts
we offer our praise
You indeed deserve…
Lord, thanks for Your grace.

Midst thanksgiving bliss
we exalt Your name
worthy of worship…
toward service flame.

*Psalm 50:14 Offer unto God thanksgiving…

November 16, 2019
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Categories: appreciation, christian, devotion, god, jesus, spiritual, thanksgiving,
Form: McWhirtle

Who are we - The body, mind, ego or the soul - AiR
The Quest to discover our ‘Self’

How can we discover who we truly are? The only way to discover the truth is to go on a quest. We must search for the answers of all the possible questions which relate to...Read More
Categories: humanity, philosophy, spiritual,
Form: Prose Poetry
Humility and Pride
Collaboration by Gordon McConnell and Regina Riddle

Signs of humility is so very hard to find
so many pump up self think they're swell
but they forget God who constantly looks
for humble hearts, of themselves won't tell

Everywhere there are people caught in pride
Focusing...Read More
Categories: christian, pride, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Spirit's Fire
When I awake to dawn’s light
I long to pray for God’s insight
For His grace through the day
And mercy to help me along my way

When I feel alone and afraid
I go to God with all my thoughts
Reach out to Him with...Read More
Categories: christian, faith, god, hope, jesus, love, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Mind, Body, and Spirit

Mind, Body, and Spirit, the keys to infinity
masters of the universe, masters of destiny,
trivial this pursuit but righteous indeed
a trifecta of power, the Holy Spirit we bleed,
conquerors of earthly realms we are spiritual giants
truth is the sword for the trail...Read More
Categories: spiritual, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
Being in love with You is my heart’s quest
to abide ceaselessly in Your presence
as You nurture me in Your caring breast  
midst divine bliss of peace-iridescence.

In my relationship with You, trust reigns
sealed by Your covenant for faith’s fervor
indeed forgiven,...Read More
Categories: christian, devotion, faith, god, jesus, spiritual, true
Form: Sonnet
Holdin' Back Sunday
Weekends go fast
Time is a curve
And if you drive a car
Watch out you don’t swerve
Watch out you don’t swerve
When you come ‘round the bend
‘cause you been holdin’ back Sunday again

Death and dishonor –
All those ugly words
Always hovering closer
Like malevolent birds
The...Read More
Categories: spiritual, anxiety, cheer up, forgiveness, how i feel,
Form: Verse
The panic of failure is an evidence of lack of faith
While the believe in the impossible to be possible shows massive faith
The sunlight before my eyes portrayed a life full of promise and fulfilment
Then turned the table with a slap...Read More
Categories: spiritual, 4th grade, courage, faith, solitude,
Form: Narrative
Low Vibration

Thus Mother Mary came to me, telling me the score
To long: wasted time on a lower vibration, no more

The haters, blockers and jealous people need to go
So your spirit can rise again, not remain on this low 

I gave...Read More
Categories: beautiful, freedom, growth, happiness, spiritual, strength,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Broken Mirrors of Blue and Green

"Broken Mirrors of Blue and Green"

in the cracked reflection,
broken mirrors
shadow shades of
blue and green
the true soul
is conjured, 
twin seen
shadow shades of
blue and green 


"Golden Green" / Agnes Obel

Blue & Green

“I am not an angel,' I asserted;
'and I...Read More
Categories: blue, green, mirror, psychological, romantic, self, spiritual,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member No Matter What - The Trinet Style

~  No  Matter  What  ~
( Trinet )


Embrace Life
No matter
What start with heart full of
Love Faith  Hope never let anything
Steal your 
Dreams  tomorrow
New day


The best
For you 
May still come embrace Life no
Matter what and always...Read More
Categories: spiritual, christian, faith, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
The Problems That We Face
The problems that we face at present 
Will never be resolved 
By those who seek vengeance for the past. 

           W.A CHOLT. Copyright Fergal O Reilly. 2019

   ...Read More
Categories: conflict, political, spiritual, world,
Form: Prose
Blissful emotional physical and spiritual state
Blissful emotional, physical, and spiritual state
(alternately titled Ataraxia)

No rhyme nor reason
explains ecstatic feeling woke
bright eyed and bushy tailed psyche
weight of the world
(think Atlas shrugged)
and/or mysterious Sisyphus

regarding former fate did unyoke,
while immense burden freed the latter
either one or 't'other analogy
allowed, enabled,...Read More
Categories: spiritual, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 9th
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Thou Little One
Thou little acorn of great potential
fear not, your growth can be exponential.
Although you have a tiny start,
it need not produce faintness of heart.
Fall deep in the earth, and let the sun’s rays
be the thing that hallows all of your days.
Stand...Read More
Categories: baby, bible, faith, jesus, spiritual, time, tree,
Form: Rhyme
Every Feather Earned
Life never handed her brocades
no silver lining accolades
Diligence, her saving grace
dreams and faith interlaced

She would know the deepest loss
become the one to fight the cause
Sheltering the brokenhearted
the lost, lonely, and discarded

Her loving choice to enfold
seeing the goodness in every soul
Each...Read More
Categories: angel, appreciation, humanity, native american, sister, spiritual,
Form: I do not know?
I saw a angel on heaven 
and he invited me 
to be neighbors to the stars.
''How can i fly? I don't have wings''.
''I know you're encased  
in an old human's body 
with frozen souls and 
unused magical dreams''. 
''But...Read More
Categories: feelings, freedom, health, heart, peace, philosophy, spiritual,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member seeking the divine PM2

impermanence of youth upstaged every time by purity of heart

November 13, 2019

"Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised." Proverb 31:30

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Categories: age, beauty, god, heart, integrity, spiritual, youth,
Form: Monoku
To Jesus, through Mary
To adore the Baby Jesus
living in Mary
As Jesus in the Tabernacle
isn't contrary --
-- To the Holy Bible
we Christians carry

Hail Mary, full of Grace
-- extraordinary!
Jesus IS Grace & Mercy
in Mama's Monastery
Full of Grace --> full of Jesus
Mercy's Dispensary...

Incarnate Love beyond
the momentary...
Every...Read More
Categories: baby, beauty, bible, faith, jesus, prayer, spiritual,
Form: Monorhyme
Still searching for our world
Still searching for our world 
Who are we 
What do we represent
In this world 
Are we the victorious
Are we still sleeping

Still searching for our world
Who are we in this world
Black people am asking you all
Are we here just to always
Carry...Read More
Categories: spiritual, africa, confidence, courage, dedication, deep, freedom, humanity,
Form: Epic
Scented Leaves
A rainy autumn day
when memories come calling,
ushered in like the gently
perused pages of
a Victorian novel,
 read with a cup of steaming cocoa
are the scented leaves
of my life story.

Beside a lavender scented lake,
I sat one summer,
breathing in the sights and sounds...Read More
Categories: inspiration, introspection, life, nature, poems, poetry, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
House of Paint

The house sits
 at the end of the street.
A man lives there. 
He painted the house pearl white.
 Luminous, lustrous, pearl white. 
Three coats so no cracks show. 
It glistens in the bright sun. 
It shimmers in the...Read More
Categories: spiritual, allegory, how i feel, perspective,
Form: Free verse

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