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Short Soldier Poems

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Short Soldier poem by Timothy Hicks| Details | |

Haiku 43

This haiku has been deleted due to possible publication.

Copyright © Timothy Hicks

Short Soldier poem by gregory boyer| Details | |

loosing me

look in the mirror
the eyes sees the unknown face

Copyright © gregory boyer

Short Soldier poem by Volodymyr Knyr| Details | |


Scars, that's what endear 
to a grenadier.

Volodymyr Knyr

Copyright © Volodymyr Knyr

Short Soldier poem by gregory boyer| Details | |

healing old wounds

cuts and bruises seen
laughter can be medicine
i'm learning to smile

Copyright © gregory boyer

Short Soldier poem by Tara Andre| Details | |


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

Copyright © Tara Andre

Short Soldier poem by James Horn| Details | |


Copyright © James Horn

Short Soldier poem by Jerry Stevenson| Details | |

River Of Blood

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

Copyright © Jerry Stevenson

Short Soldier poem by Betty Bateson| Details | |


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

Copyright © Betty Bateson

Short Soldier poem by Julia Ward| Details | |


   serried, the soldiers

are spotted in the parade

   seeing peace is hard

Copyright © Julia Ward

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. 

Copyright © Lilith Rodriguez

Short Soldier poem by Maggie Mae McAfee| Details | |


Sobful rarely
Over mature reflex,
Proudly being labeled mother.

Copyright © Maggie Mae McAfee

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.

Copyright © Jerry Stevenson

Short Soldier poem by Julia Ward| Details | |

a scandal

         sentry senryu

keeping guard over poems,

    goes nightly to queen

Copyright © Julia Ward

Short Soldier poem by Diane Munsinger| Details | |


Green fluorescent glow
lights up his cell
bombs explode intermittently
leaving mushroom clouds

Copyright © Diane Munsinger

Short Soldier poem by Mark J. Halliday| Details | |

Tragic Vacation 2001

Train: Florence to Rome.
Tourists: "Did you hear the news?"
On Nine-Eleven.

see author notes

Copyright © Mark J. Halliday

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

Copyright © Vera Duggan

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

Copyright © Volodymyr Knyr

Short Soldier poem by Mark J. Halliday| Details | |


My grandfather's name
Was given to me at birth
To honor the man
That my father never knew
Having died in World War Two

Copyright © Mark J. Halliday

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

Copyright © rachel blake

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.

Copyright © James Ray Morris

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 

Copyright © 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

Copyright © kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr

Short Soldier poem by Mark J. Halliday| Details | |

Lorraine Cemetery

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

Copyright © Mark J. Halliday

Short Soldier poem by Kim Merryman| Details | |

On the March

Soldiers, rucksacks in place, marching, calling cadence: "Sound off, one two. Sound off, three four." "Hooah" 6/4/15

Copyright © Kim Merryman

Short Soldier poem by Steven Siegel| Details | |

What We Really Fight For

When you ask 'soldier 
what he fights for, it is not 
apple pie and dear 
old mom, nope this is what he 
fights so hard for; a woman

Copyright © Steven Siegel