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List of War Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
war scott, jeffery ABCdeath,men,pain,strength,v
AT STRANGLED WAR-CRIES Makore, Paul Free verseappreciation,break up,des
Premium Member Poem War worn, World torn Fraser, James Footlehistory,war,world,
The Menin Gate at Ypres vannecksurplice, terry Free versewar,
Premium Member Poem A Girl From Darfur Richards, Carrie Prose Poetrydeath,holocaust,horror,sa
The way of the Warrior Pickings, Michael I do not know?war,
The Blade: Dull, Wise, Sharp, and Forever Heard Murrish, Slay - Sam Rhymeanalogy,death,metaphor,wa
Evil begets Evil Pisoh, Nyonglema Balladbetrayal,conflict,corrupt
Thank You Marbury, Cheyenne Rhymeamerica,blessing,dedicati
Premium Member Poem Letter to a Hero Richards, Carrie Free verseloneliness,missing,soldie
The Letter Carney, Thomas Iambic Pentameterfirst love,lost love,meta
LONG BE HIS JEOURNEY TO DEATH Crisci, Andrew Iambic Pentameterdeath,history,journey,war
Dissolution CHAKRABARTY, RAJAT KANTI Free verseearth,fear,mom,mythology,
Premium Member Poem Home grown terrorism Shanta, Elizabeth-Dea Fibonacciholocaust,judgement,light
Premium Member Poem WE ALL SALUTE Ashton, Darryl Light Poetrywar,
Blight Asbury, Sherry Rhymetruth,violence,war,
Premium Member Poem LETTER TO WAR Man, Lyric Lyricemotions,feelings,love,ro
GAZA 2014 Nair, S.Jagathsimhan Free versewar,
TRIBES IN RULE AGAIN Thajudeen, Muhammad Safa Imagismchange,community,war,worl
Premium Member Poem THE UNSUNG HEROES Ashton, Darryl Light Poetrywar,
I pray for peace dolph, ronnie Free versecorruption,emotions,praye
FRUITS OF WAR - PORTMANTEAUS Guillermo, Olive Eloisa Dodoitsuangst,imagery,metaphor,sa
Premium Member Poem Did You See or Hear The Bloody Bastards Vassallo, Alfred Prose Poetryabuse,africa,anger,violen
Premium Member Poem The Fog Of War Halliday, Mark Ottava rimaconflict,gothic,soldier,w
Freedom Isn't Free Perry, Roxie Rhymeappreciation,poetry,war,
CONFLICTING EMOTIONS 'FreePalestine' NGANGA, PENINNAH Narrativeinternational,political,w
Premium Member Poem Enlightenment---The Story Teller Richards, Carrie Haikupeople,war,
Premium Member Poem Lost Hero Konos, Judy Cinquainwar,
Stand With Israel Kidwell, Ryan Rhymebible,care,faith,god,peac
The Irony of the Red Smiling Cyclops Pisoh, Nyonglema Blank versebereavement,christian,hat
Listen to the Children vaso, arthur Light Poetryhate,war,world,
Premium Member Poem - A Prayer From The War Victims - Andresen, Anne Lise Light Poetryblue,child,life,prayer,
The Black Helicopters Philibert, Leslie Free versewar,
Humanity Lost John, Samuel Balladdeath,people,religion,war
Premium Member Poem Be My Guarantee, Make Love to Me Manassian, Eileen Free verselife,sensual,war,
MacArthur Reese, Charles Trioletwar,
Premium Member Poem Reunited At Paradise Gate Lindley, Robert Sonnetbereavement,conflict,deat
I FELL TODAY Matthews, Ron Free versewar,
Premium Member Poem Iraq's Holocaust Gibson, Faye Kyriellechildren,evil,hate,holoca
Premium Member Poem THE MIST OF WAR Man, Lyric Rhymebeautiful,courage,dark,de
The Conundrum Ben, Richard Free verselove,passion,patriotic,wa
Premium Member Poem War, Is Unholy Hell Lindley, Robert Rhymeconflict,dark,death,sorro
Premium Member Poem The Idiom and the Oddity Part7 Fina Curtis, Jerry T Epicbeach,betrayal,feelings,f
Premium Member Poem Yet Another Damn War Ellison, Jack Quatrainwar,
Over Ambition of Human Dahal, Kamal Raj Quintain (Sicilian)tribute,war,
War Sutton, Patrick Didacticcare,nonsense,society,vio
Premium Member Poem Kissing Daddy - Lyrics for Our Heroes Gibson, Faye Rhymeamerica,dad,family,patrio
Premium Member Poem Until I Hold You Near cornish, craig Rhymewar,
Premium Member Poem One Man's War Locke, Kaye Rhymefear,war,
The World Within Mood of Autocrats Dahal, Kamal Raj Quatrainwar,
Premium Member Poem ACHILLES VS HECTOR Walker , Verlena S. Rhymeconflict,death,success,va
Premium Member Poem Just thinking Duggan, Peter Lyricangst,how i feel,introspe
Premium Member Poem The Idiom and the Oddity Part 2 Curtis, Jerry T Epicadventure,betrayal,epic,f
Premium Member Poem When Three Cousins Played Mansfield, Thomas Versewar,
War: Misery of Human Life Dahal, Kamal Raj Haikudark,grief,loss,war,
Tin Can Sailors Harris, Steve Rhymecourage,inspirational,rem
Commoners Amidst Bedlam Poonacha, Sahitya Free versecare,conflict,life,war,
WAR Breidenthal, David William Acrosticanger,angst,betrayal,conf
My Mistress War Moore, Sean I do not know?addiction,anger,bio,marri
Peppermint Tea and war Kirkley Best, Elizabeth Balladwar,
The Great War Michaels, John Haikuanniversary,death,inspira
Freedoom Bresee, Jeff Rhymeconflict,political,war,
Demon Below - Part One Eve, Adam -- Epicbest friend,betrayal,bibl
Premium Member Poem Ride on a Pathya Va Parker, Frederic Versewar,
Chariots A. Sharma, Dr. Upma Verseconflict,war,
Sunken Eyes Yap, Natalie Free verseanimal,corruption,dark,de
Premium Member Poem LIGHTS OUT Mansfield, Thomas Elegyanniversary,appreciation,
Premium Member Poem Horse like speed - Pathya Va Roberts, Seren Versewar,
For Gaza M V, FABIYAS Free versewar,
Perfection Killed The Cat Fontaine, Miya Alliterationwar,
Premium Member Poem Aha Obama Halliday, Mark Haikuconflict,political,vision
Premium Member Poem SWEETHEART I MISS YOU Allison, Jan Rhymedevotion,i miss you,war,
Silence on the battlefield Brown, David Versedark,death,peace,war,
DISTANT SHORES Anderson, Rev. Elizabeth Rhymeconflict,war,
IF WE DO NOT END WAR - WAR WILL END US Gruhn, Robert William Dramatic monologueconflict,war,world,
Supreme Justice Rivenbark, A.E. Free versewar,
Red Camouflage Lewis, TS Free verseloss,war,
Premium Member Poem - On Our Beautiful Earth - Andresen, Anne Lise Free verseearth,war,
Memorial Day Glover, Lynn Rhymefreedom,war,
US ARMY ER NURSE lawless, John Prose Poetrymilitary,war,
Unsung war heroes A. Sharma, Dr. Upma Rhymededication,devotion,patri
The Tyrant Ben, Richard Free verseloneliness,longing,love h
we are responsible hansen, jan oskar Sonnetabuse,future,war,
Premium Member Poem Click Clack Kendrick, Sara Sonnetwar,world,
Cloud Callus, Paul Haikuwar,
A Lamenting Mother: Shamsul, Jayeeta Free verseabsence,abuse,baby,child,
Premium Member Poem Fill Up A Scroll Lindley, Robert Rhymeangst,care,cry,depression
mushroom cloud of war Baxter, Warner Haikuanger,epic,storm,war,weat
Live, Love, Die, a new Aninandon, Anonandon Free versebeautiful,conflict,death,
Premium Member Poem Useless Trivia You Need to Know Hinshaw, Robert L. Couplethumorous,war,
The Whole Picture Alhemaidy, Abdullah Free verseabuse,confusion,discrimin
Loves Lyre lawless, John Versedevotion,loneliness,war,
Tear of my eyes Haq, Saiful Balladwar,
Be Like Lot Lund , Kris Narrativeconfusion,culture,dark,ho
In The Clouds Whitacre, Anthony Haikupower,war,
Premium Member Poem Senryu 50 to 53 Vassallo, Alfred Senryuwar,
Modern War Drums Rodriguez, Nicole Rhymeamerica,political,war,
Premium Member Poem Eleven Eleven Eleven Mansfield, Thomas I do not know?poetry,remember,veterans
Premium Member Poem August 4 1914 Mansfield, Thomas I do not know?memorial day,poetry,remem
No War Only Peace James, Tyronne Free verseabsence,addiction,rain,so