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War Poems. Below are examples of poems about wars. This list of poetry about wars is made of PoetrySoup member poems. PoetrySoup is a great resource for examples of war poems or a list of war poetry. These examples show what war poems look like. There is also a link below to the definition of war and a page where you can discuss these types of poems.

List of War Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Tanka IV Kimathi, Teddy Tanka death, deep, history, humanity, war, world,
A LITTLE GIRL DREAMS cisneros, norberto franco Free verse war,
Kare Adenegan Monihan, Rhoda Quatrain war ii,
Scarborough Fair hoffman, cheryl Light Poetry war,
The Real Fight bartholomew, cortney Light Poetry change, evil, good night, war,
Premium Member Poem Short Story Grasso, Francis J Narrative war ii,
Premium Member Poem Spirit broken again Hamilton, John Narrative bereavement, death, heartbreak, humanity, war,
What are we fighting for Tory, Tory Free verse america, character, child, conflict, war,
What are we fighting for Tory, Tory Free verse america, character, child, conflict, war,
Dead eyes cry tears that won't dry JY, T.I.R.O. Dramatic Verse death, loss, lost love, war, world war ii,
War Machine thomson, andy Free verse america, betrayal, death, lost, war,
Premium Member Poem A Farewell To Arms Haight, Sandra Free verse war i,
Troubled Minds Thompson, David Free verse death of a friend, war,
IN THE SHADOW OF THE FLAG Wilowski, John Couplet war,
Mediterranean Girl Reza, Muzahidul Verse abuse, color, conflict, confusion, war,
The Railway Reza, Muzahidul Verse abuse, allah, art, baby, war,
Let us live for a while Roy, Aarya Free verse care, conflict, forgiveness, freedom, war,
Soldiers: Embedded with courage Frank, Mark Didactic war,
Fall Rao, Lingges Verse dark, life, murder, nature, war,
Living in Fear Roberts, Kay Rhyme anger, anxiety, depression, stress, war,
War of this sad land Nana, Cas I do not know? anger, pain, patriotic, sad, war,
Premium Member Poem Beautiful Frivolous Queen Buhagiar, Victor Free verse war,
Blaze Bosa, Diana Dodoitsu care, inspiration, light, longing, war,
Laugh at the World Martins, Richard Couplet war, wisdom, world, writing,
A Rhapsody in D Minor: PART 3 Lovell, Will Dramatic monologue hope, imagery, surreal, war,
A Rhapsody in D Minor: PART 2 Lovell, Will Dramatic monologue hurt, perspective, planet, war, wisdom, words,
A Rhapsody in D Minor: PART 1 Lovell, Will Dramatic monologue loneliness, lost, people, philosophy, war,
Heavy Hope Fox, Kaelan Sonnet corruption, death, depression, hope, war,
Troy fell one night three thousand years ago Malenfant, Jerome Rhyme war,
Past Death Remembered Taylor, Kevin Free verse death, memory, military, remember, war,
In memory of 9 11 van der Merwe, Mark Paul Verse grief, loss, pain, pride, war,
That 9 11 Day Monihan, Rhoda Tail-rhyme america, death, evil, political, war, world,
Are we beggars now: We beg-- Taylor, Kevin Senryu peace, people, philosophy, social, war,
Heads turned on the other side Cokolic, Sanja Free verse war,
War Tan, Shawn Free verse war i, world war
Need to Know Lewis, TS Prose war,
The Race Phounsiri, Krysada Free verse america, family, fear, hero, war,
It Begins with a Haunting Phounsiri, Krysada I do not know? death, history, horror, humanity, war,
The War on Thought Processes Houston, Shane Free verse conflict, courage, death, mental war, work,
Jack williams, linda Verse war i,
Our Only Option Olson, Richard Dizain war,
THERE'S NOTHING LIKE A WAR Wilowski, John Couplet war,
The Execution Schumacker, Earl Free verse anxiety, conflict, death, image, war,
The Human Instrument Part 3 Vigoren, Bo Ballad betrayal, corruption, creation, death, war,
Premium Member Poem Wars Turn Hamilton, John Lyric anxiety, evil, history, humanity, war,
A future without Harvey, Aa I do not know? change, dark, death, future, war,
White Light mohalik, swarup Rhyme angst, dark, grief, pain, war,
Arise grant , James Narrative best friend, emotions, faith, war,
Premium Member Poem The Mourning Morning Years On Neumann, Kai Michael Rhyme war,
The American Battle Flag Pollack, Tracey I do not know? independence day, memorial day, war,
Jeremy Corbyn Silver, Robin Light Poetry betrayal, england, leadership, peace, war,
The Deluge: Decadence and Destruction Chung, Brian Free verse celebration, conflict, corruption, introspection, war, wisdom,
Premium Member Poem The Price Crenshaw, Kelly Rhyme america, child, christian, conflict, war,
You Shall Not Die Martinez, Ernest I do not know? appreciation, beauty, military, nature, war,
Premium Member Poem As dark clouds mcdaid, liam Narrative hate, love, peace, poverty, war,
Christmas Again DiMino, Joe Free verse bible, celebration, children, christian, war, world,
When the wind blows Jeffery, Colin Free verse war,
A Tribute to our Soldiers Lewis , Gail Rhyme angst, anxiety, dedication, education, war,
Syrian Orphan Olson, Richard Rhyme war,
Incoming heard Willetts , Roy Free verse america, brother, character, courage, war,
The Secret Place of the Most High Chung, Brian Epic beauty, blessing, christian, city, war, wisdom,
Code Talkers DiMino, Joe Free verse war ii,
The Storm Putman, Zachary Verse anti bullying, truth, violence, war,
Premium Member Poem The Battle for Betterment Breidenthal, Laura Free verse blessing, dark, evil, forgiveness, war,
To Death in Your Life Putman, Zachary Verse adventure, betrayal, childhood, death, war,
Reasons Brown, Tera ABC war,
Remember those fallen Alexander, Gordon Rhyme absence, leaving, loss, memorial war,
War Graves Visit Cranney, Damian Verse war,
Premium Member Poem One Emerald Pendant Loo, Laura Rhyme war ii,
Premium Member Poem To Take a Life is Not the Way Janko, Betty Rhyme war,
Premium Member Poem Wars End Janko, Betty Free verse inspirational, violence, war,
Premium Member Poem To Those Not Yet Born Holmes, Peter Lewis Free verse war,
Zonked-out Silence Pratim, Partha Free verse dark, forgiveness, silence, slavery, war,
Alexander's Battlecry Man, Soul Rhyme humanity, imagination, military, poetry, war,
Premium Member Poem Respite Buhagiar, Victor Free verse war,
My Dad Was Just a Lad Part 2 buck, Old Rhyme father, freedom, hero, memorial war,
My Dad Was Just a Lad Part 1 buck, Old Rhyme appreciation, courage, emotions, father, war,
Dear brother luoga, david I do not know? war,
Premium Member Poem Asleep with eyes open Lamoureux, Richard Rhyme war,
Soldier-The Real Hero prabhu, shruti Rhyme courage, independence day, soldier, war,
I N D I A khanna, anil Sonnet depression, freedom, independence day, war,
The flower of the nations youth williams, linda Verse courage, remember, remembrance day, war, world war i,
If The War Goes On Schumacker, Earl Free verse absence, abuse, childhood, conflict, war,
Man of Action Ward, David Tail-rhyme war,
Premium Member Poem Just Thinking duggan, peter Lyric angst, anxiety, conflict, war,
A soldiers poem Corey, Hannah Couplet america, soldier, voice, war,
Walk away or remain here to last JY, T.I.R.O. Free verse cry, dark, fear, horror, war,
Premium Member Poem Victims In Victory Seen Through Their Eyes Neumann, Kai Michael Acrostic war,
Premium Member Poem Victim of War Kimathi, Teddy Free verse child, deep, emotions, imagery, war,
A Warlord's tale Damilola, Akinsehinwa ABC africa, analogy, slavery, war,
The Element Princesses Borchard, Mikayla Epic war,
Army williams, linda Verse war i, world war
My Boyhood Home buck, Old Rhyme war ii,
Premium Member Poem The Champion Neumann, Kai Michael Free verse abuse, peace, political, war,
Premium Member Poem The angels of the true God Bohto, Holly Free verse birth, death, spiritual, war,
Battle Cry Gracie, Riley Epic war,
Premium Member Poem Blar Chuil Lodair Sarver, Hillard Senryu war,
The Child of Perdition Jay, G. I do not know? anger, betrayal, bible, death, war,
Premium Member Poem the stillness of peace lawless, John Haibun war i, world war
Pandemonium Poteet, Reason A. Acrostic angst, earth, power, time, war,