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Famous Short War Poems

Famous Short War Poems. Short War Poetry by Famous Poets. A collection of the all-time best War short poems

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by Edward Estlin (E E) Cummings

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by Douglas Stewart

Arthur Stace


by Robert Herrick

PARDONS

 Those ends in war the best contentment bring,
Whose peace is made up with a pardoning.


by Edward Estlin (E E) Cummings

silence

silence

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is a looking bird:the turn ing;edge of life (inquiry before snow


by Howard Nemerov

A Life

 Innocence? 
In a sense.
In no sense! Was that it? Was that it? Was that it? That was it.


by Edward Lear

S was the sugar-tongs

S

was the sugar-tongs,
Nippity-nee,
To take up the sugar
To put in our tea.

s

Nippity-nee!


by Edward Lear

K was a kite

K

was a kite
Which flew out of sight,
Above houses so high,
Quite into the sky.

k

Fly away, kite!


by Edward Lear

G was a gooseberry

G

was a gooseberry,
Perfectly red;
To be made into jam,
And eaten with bread.

g!

Gooseberry red!


by Edward Lear

S was a screw

S

was a screw
To screw down a box;
And then it was fastened
Without any locks.

s!

Valuable screw!


by Edward Lear

Y was a yew

Y

was a yew,
Which flourished and grew
By a quiet abode
Near the side of a road.

y

Dark little yew!


by Edward Lear

J was a jug

J

was a jug,
So pretty and white,
With fresh water in it
At morning and night.

j!

Nice little jug!


by Edward Lear

U was an urn

U

was an urn
All polished and bright,
And full of hot water
At noon and at night.

u

Useful old urn!


by Edward Lear

Q was a quill

Q

was a quill
Made into a pen;
But I do not know where,
And I cannot say when.

q!

Nice little Quill!


by Edward Lear

B was a book

B

was a book
With a binding of blue,
And pictures and stories
For me and for you.

b

Nice little book!


by Edward Lear

B was a bat

B

was a bat,
Who slept all the day,
And fluttered about
When the sun went away.

b!

Brown little bat!


by Edward Lear

D was a duck

D

was a duck
With spots on his back,
Who lived in the water,
And always said "Quack!"

d

Dear little duck!


by Edward Lear

V was a villa

V

was a villa
Which stood on a hill,
By the side of a river,
And close to a mill.

v

Nice little villa!


by Edward Lear

R was a rabbit

R

was a rabbit,
Who had a bad habit
Of eating the flowers
In gardens and bowers.

r

Naughty fat rabbit!


by Edward Lear

N was a nut

N

was a nut
So smooth and so brown!
And when it was ripe,
It fell tumble-dum-down.

n!

Nice little Nut!


by Edward Lear

C was a camel:

C

was a camel:
You rode on his hump;
And if you fell off,
You came down such a bump!

c!

What a high camel!


by Edward Lear

N was a net

N

was a net
Which was thrown in the sea
To catch fish for dinner
For you and for me.

n

Nice little net!


by Edward Lear

L was a lily

L

was a lily,
So white and so sweet!
To see it and smell it
Was quite a nice treat.

l!

Beautiful Lily!


by Edward Lear

There Was an Old Lady Whose Folly

 There was an Old Lady whose folly
Induced her to sit in a holly:
Whereupon by a thorn
Her dress being torn,
She quickly became melancholy.


by Edward Lear

F was a fish

F

was a fish
Who was caught in a net;
But he got out again,
And is quite alive yet.

f

Lively young fish!


by Edward Lear

A was an ant

A

was an ant
Who seldom stood still,
And who made a nice house
In the side of a hill.

a

Nice little ant!


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