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Short Soldier poem by Brian Strand| Details | |


be a 
for a king's shilling.

Short Soldier poem by chipepo lwele| Details | |

Never Give Up

Suicide is a sign of cowardice to soldier on __in life

Short Soldier poem by Timothy Hicks| Details | |

Haiku 43

This haiku has been deleted due to possible publication.

Short Soldier poem by Tom Downing| Details | |


as it stands
it stands like a soldier
going inot battle

Short Soldier poem by Phong Phuc Kama-Nyugen| Details | |

Rain For Days

rain for days--
forgotten soldier's clothes
sag on the line

Short Soldier poem by karen croft| Details | |

a letter

best friend to lonely
a letter to a soldier
cures all thier sorrows

Short Soldier poem by Volodymyr Knyr| Details | |


Scars, that's what endear 
to a grenadier.

Volodymyr Knyr

Short Soldier poem by Sara Kendrick| Details | |

The Iris

The Purple Iris
Stands as straight as a soldier
But lovely as lace

Short Soldier poem by Tara Andre| Details | |


A moment of rest,
Refreshing the eyes and brain
From life commercials

Short Soldier poem by Voahanitriniaina Rabary-Andriamanday| Details | |

My first Questionku

The Soldier's back,
Knocking at the door;
Who Cares; no One; no War...

Short Soldier poem by Jerry Stevenson| Details | |

River Of Blood

A river of blood.
The strong acrid stench of death.
Wartime memories!

Short Soldier poem by Joshua Adam| Details | |

One Error, Two Disabled

A soldier's mistake
crippled, one body, one soul
forever, scarred so 

Short Soldier poem by Raul Moreno| Details | |

Night Owl

Armor of feathers,
Takes flight to protect the grove:
Soldier of the night.

Short Soldier poem by chris bowen| Details | |

ottaman waters

ottoman empire
soldier fight your fighting style
with knife,with flintlock

Short Soldier poem by Jen H.| Details | |


Stronger then you think
Iron will and heart of steel
My soldier... stronger

Short Soldier poem by Betty Bateson| Details | |


brave fallen soldiers   
sacrificing young men's blood
red poppies whither 

Short Soldier poem by Jerry Stevenson| Details | |

Unknown Soldier

Here lies a soldier,
no one on earth knows his name.
He’s in God’s arms now.

Short Soldier poem by Lilith Rodriguez| Details | |

My Country

My country is home, 
I have no fear. 
My country is home, 
and I am here. 

Short Soldier poem by J B| Details | |


once someone's loved one
he has died a soldier's death
scared youth, a brave man

Short Soldier poem by Maggie Mae McAfee| Details | |


Sobful rarely
Over mature reflex,
Proudly being labeled mother.

Short Soldier poem by Wilfredo Derequito| Details | |

Dies A Soldier

Decides the leader,
 from his ranch gives an order -
  dies a poor soldier.

Short Soldier poem by Jerry Stevenson| Details | |

Still My Enemy

Some boys called them dinks.
I called the bastards Viet Cong.
Others called them gooks.

Short Soldier poem by Donna Jones| Details | |

Senryu 2

they pledge allegiance
brave soldier does not return
flag folded with care

© Donna Jones 

Short Soldier poem by Chris D. Aechtner| Details | |

kids use toy guns

kids use toy guns
to wage make-believe war -
a soldier looks on

February 18th, 2012

Short Soldier poem by Jesse Jones| Details | |

Untitled #18 / A soldier-form

Shadowy, now constant
a soldier-form marched out of the void
before it arrives, it is gone.

Short Soldier poem by Christy Hardy| Details | |


If I had one wish,
guaranteed to come true,
I would not use it,
I would find a soldier,
to give it to.

Short Soldier poem by romeo naces| Details | |

Soldier's Son

soldier's brave only son,

     mighty scared of the hand gun,

          none else makes him run!

Short Soldier poem by Vera Duggan| Details | |

Anzac Day

It's Anzac Day today
Or lads were sent away
To fight a war
And what the hell for
Because they had to pay

Short Soldier poem by Robb A. Kopp| Details | |


Musical soldier 
Jimi was experienced
Exploring his art

By Robb A. Kopp
All Rights Reserved © MMX

Short Soldier poem by Volodymyr Knyr| Details | |


An aspiring marine 
is assuredly green, 
but he's not as much green 
as a drowned marine.

Volodymyr Knyr

Short Soldier poem by kristen bruni| Details | |

Good Will

A strong mind and soul
Karate kid with gold heart
Loving and peaceful
I'm a modern day angel
A soldier and warrior

Short Soldier poem by olusegun Arowolo| Details | |

Hot Sunny Day

along the pathway
thousands of soldier ants match--
hot sunny day.

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Short Soldier poem by Gregory Golden| Details | |

Upon The Soldier's Chest

the scent of death
a sea of 
red poppie
crawl upon 
the soldier's chest
what brings
the scent of death

Short Soldier poem by Tom Higgins| Details | |

Just A Thought

dead man,
blind man,

Short Soldier poem by rachel blake| Details | |

The First Goodbye

laying in your bed
watching you
get dressed
the permanent ring in the
back pocket
of your blue jeans
i’m missing you already

Short Soldier poem by rachel albritton| Details | |


holding on to this
the one thing that i have
is this one picture
of my number one soldier
in hopes that I'll see him again

Short Soldier poem by James Ray Morris| Details | |

Army Rangers Rescue UFO Abductee

Up on  mountain top.
Just don't know how I got here.
Army Rangers  rescued me.
Says UFO kidnapped me.
Sure lucky I was let go.

Short Soldier poem by Bob Quigley| Details | |


A wreath is laid upon each soldier's grave
Christmas time at Arlington
A tribute to the brave

Krazy Kimo Contest

Short Soldier poem by Joseph May| Details | |

Charlie Sheen - Clerihew

  Charlie Sheen
 Once played a soldier on the big screen
 But he turned to booze and women
Living large on Two and a Half Men

Short Soldier poem by Volodymyr Knyr| Details | |

The smartest cavaliers

The smartest cavaliers at the command 'To horse!' 
contrive to be in time for both a horse and whores.

Volodymyr Knyr 

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


he could hop
and boxes
in that game he had fame
had punch
made you hunch
it would break bones
the call him

Short Soldier poem by andy thomson| Details | |

Athletic s

Dumb within
A soldier’s haircut
Woman's skin
Driven children
Swollen tears
Bronze medallion
Wasted years

Short Soldier poem by June Ellen Smith| Details | |

Love Conquers All (End line poem)

Oh my love you ........................ LOVE
Me so, a soldier in battle ........... CONQUERS
Those that comes between us .... ALL

Short Soldier poem by Mark Halliday| Details | |

Lorraine Cemetery

Near Saint Avold, France,
More than ten thousand heroes
Whisper from the soil.

Short Soldier poem by harry horsman| Details | |


I did not know hate
till I was told to kill him,
it is so normal
I universal soldier
guilty as the enemy.

© Harry J Horsman 2013    

Short Soldier poem by jay del fierro| Details | |

Unloyal Gold Diggers....

no mercy
nary mercy
a mercenary
no loyalty but gold
hidden soldier of fortune
different kind of payment recieved.....

Short Soldier poem by Darrell Lindsey| Details | |

Near Widow

the woman with threadbare clothes
takes out the wedding dress
that was never worn--
she still waits for a soldier
after all these years

Short Soldier poem by jan oskar hansen| Details | |

tanka lite

The Military 

A soldier lost his rifle 
A general lost a war 
Soldier shot
Cowardice they said 
The General was promoted 
Got an extra star.

Short Soldier poem by rachel blake| Details | |

The Way

Its the way the breeze whispers

across my skin

and the sun caresses


in his warmth


its the way you love me

even when you’re not here

Short Soldier poem by Jerry Stevenson| Details | |

Good Soldier Down

Another good soldier is down.
He was dead before he hit the ground.
His name is Diego.
He is from Key Largo.
His soul is now heaven bound.

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