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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.

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Premium Member turner CHURNING
fluid skies wash surreal               scenes from the horizon, clouds             rise              light from sunsets abides,hides swirl rides           above           the sea highly wrought     strange           &daring translated transcribed       views         naturalistic inner visions interpreted the       intense revealed derived from reality...Read More
Categories: art, tribute,
Form: Ekphrasis



Premium Member Winged Warrior
On 7/4/2020, John wrote, "Who Mourns For The Poet." https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/who_mourns_for_the_poet_1266152 Warrior is an adjective used for a hero or a knight I knew one, briefly, whose wings have taken flight Not just a fine poet was John, but...Read More
Categories: poets, tribute,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member AMALGAM of reality
AMALGAMS of reality dreams diversified       nostalgia for the country       of his soul colour     clarified echos of nature     with       the universal flying floating images of marital bliss emotion elevated    ...Read More
Categories: art, tribute,
Form: Ekphrasis
My Friend Constance La France
My friend Constance La France Creativity One of her best attributes Native American She finds strength in her Ojibwa roots Tragedy At a young age, she came to know it Nothing Could change the fact...Read More
Categories: family, native american, tribute,
Form: Acrostic
Our planet or our hell
Our planet or our hell What do we gain with destruction Does it profit us to cut off humanity And turn our nature to that of a beast We can make our world A heaven with love...Read More
Categories: tribute, africa, deep, freedom, humanity,
Form: Epic



Your right or your Doom
Your right or your Doom Are we meant to be Treated this way Just to survive is now A war Gradually our hopes Are turning hopeless Our jobs are slowing dying If not dead They all blame...Read More
Categories: tribute, africa, deep, freedom, humanity,
Form: Epic
Premium Member SOMEONE AMAZING LIVES THERE
There's an awesome lady whose name is Jan That happens to live on the Isle of Man It's her birthday...Read More
Categories: birthday, tribute,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member COUNT it all JOY
uplift       my heart dispel       distress cast off       despair begone music tingle           my spine emotions         realign half dreaming     ...dulcet               slow gently awake 'twixt night     & reality still in no man's              land now engaged open     ascending           higher&                     higher presto spinning         round&             around escalate      &wait a repeat       unfolds phrase     by         phrase skates     then       slides stirring into action continuous     exhilaration echos     on repeat from   edifices        ...Read More
Categories: music, tribute,
Form: Ekphrasis
Premium Member PRE impressionism AT LARGE
churning               fluid skies wash surreal               scenes from the horizon, clouds             rise              light from sunsets abides,hides swirl  rides           above            the sea highly wrought   ...Read More
Categories: art, tribute,
Form: Ekphrasis
Premium Member WE WERE TOGETHER
my goodness we had good times even when spent fretting in waiting rooms not always getting the news we hoped for we were together and felt we could face anything yes they were all good times when I could hold...Read More
Categories: tribute, devotion, grief, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member STEP UP CLOSE walk inside
tragedy       ecstasy & doom in         hazy luminous blocks colour fills our eyes and      enters our                 mood wall scale  abstractions     fill the field of vision to became an environment  inside the space     enveloped in luminous colour   surfaces  a sense  of the sublime          awe, vastness a natural magnificence  softly defined rectangular cloud  of colour stacked symmetrically a visual language to evoke elemental emotions  poignancy murals in  relationship form  expressing emotions...Read More
Categories: art, tribute,
Form: Ekphrasis
Spartans Immortal warriors
Spartans courageous men standing, Shoulder to shoulder on the battlefield. Immortal warriors of the past With King Leonidas by their side A hero born for this day. As proclaimed by the gods. With their shields burning...Read More
Categories: tribute, community, conflict, cry, death,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Kim Rodrigues
Kim’s words are extraordinary, jazzy and fun. Imagination conjures up grim reaper and crazy lady. Makes up words like flutterfluffing. What? Relies on her grandsons to inspire her missives which are fabulous. Outstanding does not half-way describe her magical...Read More
Categories: tribute,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Heartbreaking Poignance
There's something in Billie Holiday's voice and sad searching eyes, it cuts... through the core my soul! Date written: 01/22/2021 ...Read More
Categories: appreciation, art, people, tribute,
Form: Kimo
Premium Member ILENE BAUER
“In the Kitchen Cabinets” he’s looking “Linzer Tart”her hubby will be cooking "Eighty-Eight Pounds of Plastic” “Noodle pudding” fantastic “Eating Al Fresco” Ilene’s now booking “Before the sun” sets they sit down to eat “A dozen ducklings” arrive off the...Read More
Categories: for her, poetess, tribute,
Form: Acrostic

Specific Types of Tribute Poems

Definition | What is Tribute in Poetry?