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Short History Poems | Short History Poetry

Short History Poems. These are the most popular short poems on or about History by PoetrySoup Members. You can search for History short poems by poem length and keyword.

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Short History poem by harry horsman| Details |

Behind every great man

Solomon the wisest man in history
had many wives.


Short History poem by Contina Savage| Details |

Insufficient Funds

A
Debt will 
Shame
Your history
of your dreams.


Short History poem by Brian Strand| Details |

ON AUTOCHROME PLATES

A sepia scene
from history-
leaps to the
here and
now.


Short History poem by Mac McGovern| Details |

Ancient History

ancient history
defining our past mistakes
will be repeated


Short History poem by carrie taylor| Details |

haiku IV

look to the mountain
the peaks yearn for you
history to tell


Short History poem by Typhani Roberson| Details |

Love Unrequited

Love unrequited

Quite the history to tell

Epic of hearts' ails


Short History poem by Olajide Adelana| Details |

Making History

It's impossible to make history 
with a pencil that has no eraser.


Short History poem by Judy Konos| Details |

Poetry Zone

Soup is Drama Free 
You MUST speak respectfully 
Or you're History!


Short History poem by Nigel Fox| Details |

Anne de Montmorency


Of old history I’m a bit of a fan
Here’s old Anne but he’s a man


Short History poem by SillyBilly theKidster| Details |

History

We who do not learn from history
are doomed to repeat it consistantly.


Short History poem by Tatyana Carney| Details |

Hawaiian Sand

Feet on black beaches
bits of history, lava sand
igniting burnt soles.


Short History poem by RALPH TAYLOR| Details |

Marriage Vow

My Life is my past

Your Life is your history

Our Life - our future


Short History poem by BRIAN EATHERTON| Details |

Her Dance

Pretty little girl,
Leads me through her merry dance,
History repeats.


Short History poem by Tahera Mannan| Details |

Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs
ancient history
seen in museums
wouldn’t be much fun
if alive


Short History poem by CM Verma| Details |

Account

Old woman
deep eyes , over sky
looking back history
balance sheet of life.


Short History poem by Gregory Golden| Details |

Through The GripsTime

Breaking the line 
Throught the 
Grips of time
What chance
Does history takes


Short History poem by jay del fierro| Details |

Modus Operandi....a diatribe

          Face of history,
   unmasking the virulent
    action remains same....


Short History poem by James Kaczmarek| Details |

History

STOP!
WAIT!
There it goes....
GONE!
For each moment in time is.........
HISTORY.


Short History poem by Jesse Jones| Details |

Untitled #160 / Centuries of history

Centuries of history
roll past on a film reel,
moment after
moment after
moment


Short History poem by Gregory Golden| Details |

Faces of Mankind

The history of time
Are the thick lines
Engraved on
The stones 
Face of
Mankind


Short History poem by Gregory Golden| Details |

The Tainted Moon

the cost of war
let history
settle her
score but
leave behind
the tainted 
moon


Short History poem by Michael Degenhardt| Details |

Gift

Yesterday is but history

Tomorrow, but a mystery

Today, well that is the present


Short History poem by Ernesto P. Santiago| Details |

Your History

Your 
History
I do not mind
Look 
Into 
My eyes
Touch 
Those dreams
Of loving 
You


Short History poem by Robb A. Kopp| Details |

Red Clouds…


Stained wash closet sink
Crimson tears tell the story
Stormy history

By Robb A. Kopp


Short History poem by Gregory Golden| Details |

The Edge of Greatness

Time living On the The edge Of greatness Letting history Extend her hands


Short History poem by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr| Details |

GET HOOK

learm of your history
of your race and there pace
and what they face
pick up a book
read 
GET HOOK


Short History poem by Gregory Golden| Details |

This Quilt of History

Past and present
Are connected
Through this
Quilt of history, but
The future shall
Keep hope alive


Short History poem by julie heckman| Details |

Egyptian Freedom 2011

Egypt arrives with
music and dance

history a flower
first buds then blooms
the freedom to
dream vividly


Short History poem by Cheryl Glans| Details |

Tears

Tears, I hide
Fears I did not see
Blinded by my pride
Now my tears run free
And my fears are history 


Short History poem by Bhavna khemlani| Details |

Words

Once blurted without caution,
It creates history enveloped in anguish
Only leaving you will bring serenity.


Short History poem by Teresa Harr-Pena| Details |

Creating a Past

Scattered thoughts collect

Words appear on paper

Novels are bound

History is made

Legends are born


Short History poem by Lizzie Treetop| Details |

Life's Merry Go-Round

Hope it springs eternal
Though everything stays the same
Study ancient history
We're like moths to the flame.


Short History poem by C. L. Thornton| Details |

Great Men

Isn't it comforting to know
that many "great" men of history
have contributed to
our present state of misery.


Short History poem by Jerry Stevenson| Details |

Repetition

History repeats itself.
History repeats itself.
Did I say that?
Did I say that?
History repeats itself.   


Short History poem by Atef Ayadi| Details |

Eileen & Maya

Maya civilization
Disappeared 
With no apparent reasons
As well as Eileen.
Does the history
Repeat itself?


Short History poem by tod gaines| Details |

The power of the Pen

Write, right, long time wrong
Pen,write,right.
It's written wrong,our history
Pick up the pen.
Write it right.


Short History poem by Melissa Ross| Details |

Light Show Splendor

Comets preach beauty,
While they press on,
Through space,
The stars,
Speak of ancient history,
As they glow.


Short History poem by Arnisha Paxman| Details |

India

Market stalls laden

with history: indigo,

red ochre and turmeric,

pungent and bright –

jewellery around her neck.


Short History poem by Emma Buckeridge| Details |

Ancient Beasts

They met among the stars
These two ancient beasts
On rustic lands and far from sea
Throughout prehistoric history


Short History poem by Brian Strand| Details |

THE IMPOSSIBLE DREAM

Art
will
never
reconcile
life's contradictions-
imagination and reason,
myth and reality,history with today's age.


Short History poem by James Fraser| Details |

Caisteal Tioram

Our history shows
Many clannish castles fell
Dereliction death



http://www.thehighlanderspoems.com/scotland-3.php


Short History poem by Debbie Guzzi| Details |

---blood red poppies

blood red poppies
lay across the battlefield
crows caw

*inspired by Charles Henderson
 thanks for the history lesson!


Short History poem by Jeremy henderson| Details |

education

it seems like i study alot
and history most have forgot
if we never learn
our planet will burn
education. our only shot


Short History poem by Vernette Hutcherson| Details |

History

That events in life can re-occur
Isn't a great big mystery
It isn't history repeating itself
It's people repeating history


Short History poem by Faire Lucas| Details |

flowers grow old

flowers
beautiful, bold
flowing, living, breathing
life, nature, history, time
fighting, trying, decaying
soft, brown
dead


Short History poem by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr| Details |

BLACK HISTORY SPEAKS OUT

they was of the pass
what they done  is a gas
it got the world hook
will go in history books
know doubt
BLACK HISTORY
SPEAKS OUT


Short History poem by Carolyn Devonshire| Details |

Poetry Pages

Legends, mysteries
Spiritual history
And rhymes from the heart



*Descriptions of "poetry book" 
for Linda-Marie's contest


Short History poem by Brittany Moon| Details |

To Be Remembered

Live a life to be remembered by,
In good terms not in bad ones.
For to be remembered in history,
Is a reward few people earn.


Short History poem by James Fraser| Details |

The Witch of Endor

Summoned to appear Ghost of prophet Samuel She, necromancer http://www.thehighlanderspoems.com/history-2.php


Short History poem by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr| Details |

DAY CHRIST WAS BORN

thur the history book
when they look
it was in the night
under the moon light
and the world was
torn
the
DAY CHRIST WAS BORN


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