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Short Memorial Day Poems

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Short Memorial Day poem by Robert Heemstra| Details | |

Memorial Day

the crowds are coming
Memorial Day again
when summer begins

Copyright © Robert Heemstra

Short Memorial Day poem by Robert Heemstra| Details | |

Hot Dog Day

Memorial Day
official start of Summer
don't burn the hot dogs

Copyright © Robert Heemstra

Short Memorial Day poem by Lycia Harding| Details | |

Last Endowment

twilight’s last gleaming

endowment is returned at

the dawn’s early light

Copyright © Lycia Harding

Short Memorial Day poem by Denise Morgan| Details | |

White Crosses

Gravestones, white crosses
bone-chill breaths of old ghosts, stirs-
Dried, blood-red poppies.

Copyright © Denise Morgan

Short Memorial Day poem by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr| Details | |


all the time
your on my mind
i must say
''can't forget
my eyes or wet
it was  must say 
when yo went away

Copyright © kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr

Short Memorial Day poem by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr| Details | |


its not wrong
to be strong
he'll help you too
frist you must do
is be his wall
so he will not fall

Copyright © kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr

Short Memorial Day poem by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr| Details | |


 they ring they sing
some ping
the reason
its love season
to share and to care
and the sick to get well

Copyright © kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr

Short Memorial Day poem by ... Gigno| Details | |


Shadows only remain
Where life stood its ground
Far above their air
Its devastation burned down

(To all those who have lost from war...)

Copyright © ... Gigno

Short Memorial Day poem by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr| Details | |


lord look down
people being push around
we need  your sound
lord come to this town
don't pass us by
we pray to you up high

Copyright © kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr

Short Memorial Day poem by Quentin Ehlinger| Details | |

Memorial Day

This is the one day they say
We must remember this day
All the fighters who have died
As well as those who have tried
Defending us to this day

Copyright © Quentin Ehlinger

Short Memorial Day poem by Truth For Once| Details | |


Those who fought for us,never thought to ignore us.... 

We weren't ignored,for it's the blood that was poured 

With the intent not to bend but restore us.

Copyright © Truth For Once

Short Memorial Day poem by Christopher Bunton| Details | |


Solemn Rows Of Ivory Stone,

Etched In Blood Of Those Gone Home,

To Be With Him.

Never Ending Flow Of Love,

From The Place That Is Above,

Reminds Us Of Them.

Copyright © Christopher Bunton

Short Memorial Day poem by jan oskar hansen| Details | |

tanka revolution

Working class people 
Do not trust socialist intellectuals
Don´t get lured by them 
They are upper middle class people 
Who want to run your revolution.  

Copyright © jan oskar hansen

Short Memorial Day poem by Anna-Marie Docherty| Details | |

Best foot forward

Front-line in depth of mortar
Whistling shells and screams of torture
Blood clott gurgles death bell tolls
Hell of pain in body enthralls
Danger rings apprehension stalls

Copyright © Anna-Marie Docherty

Short Memorial Day poem by Willie A. Buchanan| Details | |


Out of the bank I ran.
Money and gun in hand.
Bumped into a marching band.
Kids let out a scream.
A flash back from my dream.
Frown on my face,
as cops gave chase.
They screwed up my plan.
In the alley I made the last stand.

Copyright © Willie A. Buchanan

Short Memorial Day poem by hija de la luna| Details | |


are beautiful.
like the moon.
cracked and cratered.

life meteors.

do not pull away.
from the earth.
enlightened and light.

*remembering typhoon haiyan victims and survivors

Copyright © hija de la luna

Short Memorial Day poem by Gary Fields| Details | |


The unattainable
Of Solitude
With the Will
   Of God'
And drifts away
   To sand...

Gary Fields

From:  " The Cross "
           Xlibris Pub  Book #106627
            Rev.  (NOV2013)

Copyright © Gary Fields

Short Memorial Day poem by Connie Gildersleeve| Details | |

Memorial Day

soldiers gave their lives-
enormous price for freedom
Gray clouds in morning

*An unofficial beginning of summer with a long weekend of BBQ's, beer and having fun, but 
we all should take a few moments and remember the real meaning of Memorial Day.

Copyright © Connie Gildersleeve

Short Memorial Day poem by randy johnson| Details | |

Memorial Day

Today is Memorial Day.
We're paying tribute to those who died for the USA.
Many soldiers died so that we can be free.
It means a lot to you and it means a lot to me.
Some fought with guns, others fought with tanks.
They gave everything for us and I give my thanks.

Copyright © randy johnson

Short Memorial Day poem by Rodgers Roger Carter| Details | |

Old son, Young Dad

He died forty
with strength and wit
He left a son Young and young

He died nighty 
With bones no teeth
He left a boy pale and forty

They meet in paradise
Dad still forty
Son at nighty
Dad thought it was grand pa
Son thought he was grand son
Who had died also

Copyright © Rodgers Roger Carter

Short Memorial Day poem by Kim Merryman| Details | |

Memorial Day

                                                       memorial day --
                                              soldiers stand at attention
                                                    a bugle plays Taps

For Black-eyed Susan's
1 Senryu any subject contest.

Copyright © Kim Merryman

Short Memorial Day poem by Robert Heemstra| Details | |

The World of War

the Yankees and Rebels did fight
sometimes for hours through day and night

the Civil War is in the past
but the hatred will always last

ignorance in all the wars
nothing will even the scores

lives are always lost
loved ones pay the cost

peace may never come
when leaders are dumb

Copyright © Robert Heemstra

Short Memorial Day poem by Leo Larry Amadore| Details | |

The You in Me

The you in me that I know

goes with me where I go --

the you that isn't you at all

comes to me when I recall

the days we spent as we grew.

I never guessed, I never knew,

all that I'd have left of you

would be my thoughts of those two:

of the you in me, the me in you.

Copyright © Leo Larry Amadore

Short Memorial Day poem by John Beam| Details | |

Unsung Heroes

Though nobody heard your song
doesn’t keep us from singing along

Copyright © John Beam

Short Memorial Day poem by Ifeanyi Bob Ekechukwu| Details | |

The Night Owl

Hoot! Hoot! Came the call
In silence I listened,heard
Suddenly, hoot! Hoot! 
Came the cry,tree 
Branches rustling,wings 
Seems the world was in 
Oblivion-the absolute 
Went I to the window 
and Looked into the 
empty Darkness. As I lay 
down,I Knew somewhere 
I would Hear that sound 

Copyright © Ifeanyi Bob Ekechukwu