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Supplicant Poems

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The Old Unemployed Man or a Suburban Poem
His oars (mind, arms, and legs)
were insufficient as propellers to earn a living.
In the underground´s nasty passageway;
or was in his life´s nasty passageway?
Anyway! There, he, like an imbecile, sat,
another torn mendicant, holding up his hand to indifferent passers-by, 
asking for...Read More
Categories: supplicant, age, destiny, fate, hope, social,
Form: Ballad

Premium Member Golden Gods and Green Goddesses
I speak my hidden angry GodVoice
and my sad suffering supplicant Goddess
listening choice

And these feel counter-balanced
within shared robust HappyGod
speaking through widely effective
boldly multiculturing voices
and/or deep learning health-conscious GreenGoddess
effluent flows
of nature's silent 
communion whispers,

Inviting soul songs for slow-dance circling
plumbing rhythmic muses

Re-membering...Read More
Categories: supplicant, god, green, health, integrity, peace, psychological, voice,
Form: Political Verse
Broken Faith

This covenant when the world was made
written in the corpuscle of our veins
all of paradise we could claim
and give to Eden a planets name
and there we held in perpetuity
a contract written with the ink of stars
and there we beheld the...Read More
Categories: supplicant, betrayal, faith, paradise,
Form: Free verse
Empty Pots of Sadness Stew
Follow your heart and capture pleasure and leisure
Follow your brain and nurture strain and pain beyond measure.

Follow the path your heart suggests
Unless keen you are to embrace the path the brain digests

Leading to a destiny
Ensconced in a monumental mutiny

Where no...Read More
Categories: supplicant, poems,
Form: Free verse
Beautiful 2 --- My Harbor and Sea

	Gentle waves of raven locks lap against the shore of her skin,
	Soft, suntanned arms beckon the dusky light on the horizon,
	Angelic radiance to her form.  Cleansing sin,
	A dying shadow, behind, fading slowly as the night summons.

	Twilight in her eyes,...Read More
Categories: supplicant, allusion, analogy, beautiful, beauty, love, romantic, romantic
Form: Rhyme

Not by Love

And through veins of ice
should outrage seek
the recompense of love
and a broken heart
suffer then the vagaries of vengeance

for a tourniquet is set about thy throat
and all words of supplicant
drove this tenderness
to violence

And ate in battered disgust
the filth of it’s brimming...Read More
Categories: supplicant, corruption,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member one thousand at the eleventh hour
one thousand at the eleventh hour

They come from afar
through seasons bitten by frost
across a mountain's pass deep in snow
shout they all, " holy holy save us god"
"wash our sins away, free us from the damned”.

they dip into our well for...Read More
Categories: supplicant, betrayal,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Supplicant at His Feet
In the shade of the celestial covert,

quite inviting, resonating a flow through the earth comfort.

The vibrating strings deliver nature’s music

surge, a sink, and rise medieval lyric

fluidity of soft floating harp sound.

Softest of feathers, lightly wound,

outpouring motion of hovering rare coloured

birds'...Read More
Categories: supplicant, animal, music, peace,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Sprigs And Spirit Of Sistine -16
I remember when Alexander of Macaedon
approached me in Siwa as a supplicant soldier, 
he was so young yet so wet with war blood
32 years old and the most powerful king on the planet, 
Alex entered my chamber unarmed and unassuming
he...Read More
Categories: supplicant, creation,
Form: Epic
Thief in Darkness
The thief had nothing
Darkness a foreign country
Desire made him bold
The moon a true mendicant
The thief a false supplicant
...Read More
Categories: supplicant, life,
Form: Tanka

Praying As You Should
Adore the saviour who saves sinners
Confess all your sins truly to repent
Thank you Jesus for opening your way
So I can supplicant to your heavenly tent
Contest Prompt Pray Without Ceasing

(1 Thessalonians 5:17 tells us how to pray.
Some people find it helpful...Read More
Categories: supplicant, bible, prayer, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
Impossible Love

Lap of fancy fills with flowers,
Just to think of her tonight,

This is not an idle talk,
I'm in good humor tonight.

I would not reveal my secrets,
To enchanting eyes of hers,

But she took away my power,
I could not resist tonight.

Beauty's garden I'm...Read More
Categories: supplicant, how i feel, love,
Form: Ghazal
The Piper at the Gates of Dawn version 2
The Piper at the gates of dawn held dear Rat in thrall,
Distant notes beckoning him to come, come to me 
And pay your dues at my feet. So your messages sing to me
Their song of hope; each word invitation to...Read More
Categories: supplicant, memory,
Form: Sonnet
The Piper at the Gates of Dawn
The Piper at the gates of dawn held dear Rat in thrall,
Distant notes touching his inner being, his soul;
Beckoning him to come, come to me and pay your
Dues at my feet. So your messages sing to me
Their song of hope;...Read More
Categories: supplicant, happiness, hope, imagery, love, romantic,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Ghost Dance, Part VI
                                       ...Read More
Categories: supplicant, history, humanity, native american,
Form: Free verse
"And help to cure them" 
The religious devotee prays
"Let them know peace
Throughout their days"

Head bowed and hands clasped
In pious supplication
She feels the love
Of holy exultation

Her God is her reason,
Her sustenance, her very breath
Her past and her future
Her life, her eventual...Read More
Categories: supplicant, devotion, inspirational, religion, uplifting,
Form: Couplet
Hie, little girl, run from the fear,
'til you find the next nest to change.
And avoid all the mirrors that reveal your truth,
as the chameleon you'll elicit your range.
     Is it lover you need, or nursemaid-mom?
 ...Read More
Categories: supplicant, encouraging,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Supplicant
A meandering brook winds past
Branches sway in a gentle breeze
Praising the lord God unsurpassed
Like a supplicant on their knees

In homage to azure skies
Heavenward the sapling reaches
Awaiting its God to baptise 
While the black Cockatoo preaches
...Read More
Categories: supplicant, nature, prayer,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Being At Choice - An Echo Poem
I Woke Up

I woke up this morning to nothing, 
Emptiness crowded my lonely room, 
The sound of silence was deafening, 
I was blinded by the rays of gloom, 
(Just a dress rehearsal for the tomb) 

Walking on the sands of...Read More
Categories: supplicant, joy,
Form: Rhyme
grease monkey supplicant
the lackluster heart
is a careless companion
his tarnished love is a thin man with hungry eyes
loved only by her mad mad mind
with a clean beauty to her that shines
the sour bread is bitter wine
his own madness stifled his tongue
painting its masterpiece...Read More
Categories: supplicant, beautiful, beauty, christmas, freedom,
Form: Free verse
tidal pool of days end
tidal pool of light
gathers round my feet as day evaporates
without sound it echoes in my minds eye
a thousand years breathed in a single moment
the weight of worlds falling within
the graceful collapse of a single feather touching
like tender kiss tumbling lost
like...Read More
Categories: supplicant, farewell, giving, longing, moon, romance, romantic,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Old People, Like Treasure
Old people, like treasure, don’t come empty handed,
Their time here, their wisdom, like gold on display,
An empathic spirit who mines without stealing,
Will find that there’s much to be taken away.

Old people’s allegiance cannot be disbanded,	
No man can their keen sense...Read More
Categories: supplicant, appreciation, giving, old, people,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member She Never Chose Me
She really never chose me as a friend.
At least not to my knowledge publicly, 
(‘Or any other, ’ she once claimed to me) .
Her photo album empty but for those
Whose supplicant entreaties did impose
Themselves upon her hospitality
Who asked for an...Read More
Categories: supplicant, friendship,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Old Elms in the Snow
Old Elms in the Snow

It snows this day
upon Your work.
The elms seem sad,
their bark wrinkled fingers
aimlessly appoint. 

Piped in ermine, winter
ballerina limbs
take permanent position,
frozen supplicant or
petrified pirouette.

Winter grows still
my God.

Kathryn M. Collins
...Read More
Categories: supplicant, tree,
Form: Verse
broken man
What goes up
Must One day fall

A man with no hope
A man on a path of destruction
A man who caused his own demise

A sorry sight is he who has fallen
Off his selfish pedestal
And landed on his face
Now broken and dejected
He is...Read More
Categories: supplicant, angst, life,
Form: Imagism