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Spirituals Poems - Poems about Spirituals

Spirituals Poems - Examples of all types of poems about spirituals 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 spirituals.
To Him Who Overcomes Revelations 2:17 Part One
...Revelations 2: 17 To Him who over comes He that has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. I will give him some of the hidden manna. I will also give him a white stone with a......Read More
Categories: spirituals, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Narrative

Premium Member Sing Me Some Blues
...Take me to the deep south Show me the blues Muddy Waters, BB King, Billie Holliday Let me hear spirituals Lena Horne, Elvis Presley, Bessie Smith Ray Charles, please sing!......Read More
Categories: spirituals, music,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Reconnecting Rituals
...Rituals are sacred when they reconnect what LeftBrain dominant straight white privileged man has transcendently and monotheistically disconnected secular nature from sacred polytheistic spiri......Read More
Categories: spirituals, beauty, culture, earth, health,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Escape of the Bluesman's Song
...Within the frame a sepia scene a dusty porch a rickety chair the fabric of your dusky face creased with ceaseless sunbaked woes your old pair of getaway feet gives a different walk of life......Read More
Categories: spirituals, africa, america, grief, racism,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member You and I Are Orphans Together-
...Brother, you and I Are orphans together In the family of God Held ever bounded closely together Sister, you and I Are orphans together Together we in spirituals liberties bounde......Read More
Categories: spirituals, analogy, anxiety, appreciation, destiny,
Form: Dramatic Verse

I Am Woman
...I am dipped in burnt sage smudged with black skin Choctaw infused in my DNA Creole seasoning the roux in my bloodline I slow simmer for I am daughter of strong warrior Too powerful to give ......Read More
Categories: spirituals, africa, appreciation, beautiful, deep,
Form: Free verse
...1 2 3 we go, they said I've got some ego so we went to Shiloh to in porous prayer wallow priest then took me to an hollow he said I must purge my sorrow and then forgiveness to borrow that aga......Read More
Categories: spirituals, rap,
Form: Lyric
A Letter To a Friend
...Dear Dr. King, I read of your struggle(s) over 50 years ago, & my heart brakes for how your life was taken prematurely on that day I am a young black male, living in the year 2020 We have ac......Read More
Categories: spirituals, america, black african american,
Form: Free verse
...Field-hands Sometimes I feel like a motherless child A long ways from home Oh, Mary, don’t you weep Don’t you mourn Walk that lonesome valley Keep on pray’n Leave behind ......Read More
Categories: spirituals, christian, courage, evil, paradise,
Form: Free verse
Today's Sounds -- Music
...Today's Sounds Music rolls off the banjo, bluegrass Active cheery sound, gland it’s around, Folk music in little town passed down by word of mouth; Family remembers and other people too, and so......Read More
Categories: spirituals, culture, family, history, music,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Why I Love ***** Spirituals When the Only Way Out Was Death
...WHY I LOVE ***** SPIRITUALS I know why we sang those songs; Why I LOVE ***** Spirituals- I have a spiritual connection to those songs we sang. We sang out messages to the universe, and ......Read More
Categories: spirituals, daughter, death, emotions, funeral,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member The Powers That Be Kryptonite- -
...I AM A HERO BLACK Are you my kryptonite To battle the powers that be Discrimination, political Spirituals warfare Sadly my powers that be ruled over me I AM A HERO WHITE Are you my kryptoni......Read More
Categories: spirituals, analogy, anxiety, corruption, discrimination,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Let My People Go
...Let My People Go Ain’t I a woman? Ain’t I a girl? Ain’t I one to bleed in underwear? Ain’t I one to wear brazier And raise them high into the air? Ain’t I one to carry life And push it ......Read More
Categories: spirituals, america, books, child, christian,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Solemn Trust Lyrically Musically Love You Much---
...MY SOLEMN TRUST LYRICALLY MUSICALLY LOVE YOU MUCH--- Shall I tell you that I love you. I do; And shall I ever tell it to the world; Ever so loving and adoring you; That I'm passionate and ado......Read More
Categories: spirituals, anxiety, appreciation, beautiful,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Lord I Wanna Sing
...O’ Lord I kinda wanna sing; O’ Lord I kinda wanna sing; While I’m here on this sinful world; I want to sing in your earthy choir; Lord I know I want to sing; O’ Lord My God I want to fly; O’L......Read More
Categories: spirituals, appreciation, community, inspirational, song,
Form: Lyric

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