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Tribute Poems | Examples of Tribute Poetry

Tribute Poems - Examples of all types of tribute poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for tribute.
The dusky eve in country meads In rainy weather rainy day All trees were standing stony still While kids in street with boats they play The water smiled and flowed in lake And smiled all time the mirthful gulls As...Read More
Categories: tribute, beach, beautiful, inspirational love,
Form: Ballad

Premium Member A Tribute To Harry Horsman
The last poem Harry Horsman wrote, posted at PS is worthy of taking note. The Haiku held my attention, greatly impressed by its unique title and the sentiment expressed. I write this to articulate my modest tribute, now that the...Read More
Categories: appreciation, poets, tribute,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member What's Song Got To Do With It
(Tribute to Tina Turner with the following parody of her song “What’s love got to do with it”) . . . . . . . . . . . . You must have known how your...Read More
Categories: appreciation, song, tribute,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member To Every American Soldier on Memorial Day
Your blood cries out to us beneath a benign grassy grave Yours was the ultimate sacrifice ...Read More
Categories: appreciation, holiday, soldier, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Simply the Best
I can hear her voice, Her song plays in my mind, My heart bleeds. I can see her, An energetic ball, Her feet move to the rhythm, The queen of her right. I can feel her pain, I can hear her unspoken...Read More
Categories: hero, tribute,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Harry Horsman
Harry Horsman, most beloved poet, shining star of PoetrySoup A kind, gentle, compassionate, loving soul, Rare mixture of humour, fun, strength and power, Rest assured of his precious advice and support, Your friend, Harry’s generosity, you could count on!...Read More
Categories: tribute,
Form: Acrostic
Katharine The Great
Bigger than every stage she commanded Greater than the sum of her parts Braver than the men who adored her Sharper than the image —that endures (Tribute To Hepburn-Bryn Mawr College: May, 2023)...Read More
Categories: tribute,
Form: Free verse
Harry Horsman
Master Poet - This has been how I have been addressing, Harry Horsman - who has been, to the verse world, a blessing; Depth, decorum, delightfulness, and dovish dynamism, Shines and reflects on his personality like a prism...! ‘A...Read More
Categories: tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Tribute to Tina Turner
"I've been takin' on a new direction, but I have to say, I've been thinkin' about my own protection, it scares me to feel this way." ...Read More
Categories: tribute,
Form: Free verse
Simply the Best
In rock and roll, she's simply the best. She gleamed so bright against the rest, but the memory of her tragic past made the shadow of her sorrow last. In rock and roll, she was...Read More
Categories: appreciation, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Tribute to Harry Horsman
The old oak tree. So happy I wrote: Lovely! “Let us hear the bluebell call, the daffodil pray, the apple blossom bear witness.” I hip hip hurrah’d this paradigmatic poem. I read it a few minutes ago and thought aww… how do...Read More
Categories: tribute,
Form: Free verse
Belle nigress POETRIX
\Poor Blessed belle black! always domestic, servant! Why never free...!!! PS first poem in a series about blackness and...Read More
Categories: allusion, analogy, appreciation, tribute,
Form: Light Verse
Gird up or else
Writing cheques beyond notes with distant memories of coins Was to be your place until you couldn't gird your loins For as soon as you are within the reach of the heights you aim The darkness closes in...Read More
Categories: fate, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Simply The Best
Anna Mae Bullock aka Tina Turner Was a trailblazer of rock and a fast learner. Made history getting on the cover of Rollin Stone, An icon and legend, memory lives on; she’s not gone. ...Read More
Categories: tribute,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member - Tina Turner -
Categories: tribute, death, star, thank you,
Form: Senryu

Specific Types of Tribute Poems

Definition | What is Tribute in Poetry?