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List of War Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
Descent into Darkness, Diary of an Officer in the 101st Airborne Gwendolen Rix Free verseabsence,emotions,soldier,
Premium Member Poem Pray for Peace but Live for War William Smith Rhymepeace,war,
For The Fallen in War Dave Timperley Free verseremember,soldier,war,
WAR AND MONEY kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr Light Poetryadventure,anger,
A Warrior's Heart James Cottrell Free versebeautiful,beauty,blessing
And Still The Troops Are Marching Keith Bickerstaffe Quatrainwar,
Dust Keith Bickerstaffe Versewar,
Haiku 43 Timothy Hicks Haikumemory,soldier,sorrow,war
Sonnet of War JB or Koos Van Rensburg Sonnetconflict,war,
The Unknown Soldier R. e. taylor Free verseabsence,death,grief,war,
Onyemaechi emeka offor I do not know?absence,celebrity,death o
Premium Member Poem Lighting A Candle - Word Acrostic Dorian Petersen Potter Acrostictribute,war,
Is It Worth The Cost Jasmine Cruz Rhymewar,
What Were You Thinking Jasmine Cruz Rhymewar,
ecstasy john matthews Blank versedeath,war,
Belfast terry vannecksurplice Free versewar,
Hitler Stole My Pink Rabbit terry vannecksurplice Free versewar,
The Six Day War terry vannecksurplice Free versewar,
Peace Dan Helppi Iambic Pentametersympathy,war,
Premium Member Poem What the Stones Say Cona Adams Free versewar,
Premium Member Poem Wartime Wedding Cona Adams Narrativewar,wedding,
DEATHLY WAR OF SOUL Nehemiah T. Haokip Light Poetrypoetry,
Premium Member Poem By Way of the War Memorial Maurice Rigoler Free verseintrospection,
Antietam mike dailey Rhymewar,
The Forgotten Heroes Richard Ives Free versedad,death,soldier,war,
There is No More barry ponneck Rhymearabic,grief,political,wa
I Shall Bring You The Victory A K Das Mridul Free verselove,war,
Premium Member Poem ANGELS OF DARKNESS Demetrios Trifiatis Haikufear,war,
A Battle Within amber binford Free verseidentity,journey,lonely,m
I Survived Janjaweed Part 1 Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen Prose Poetryconflict,death,discrimina
Premium Member Poem WAR- A Cherita suit Dorian Petersen Potter Narrativeconflict,death,war,
Premium Member Poem There is Nothing to Say About It stark hunter Free versewar,
Premium Member Poem Lest We Forget Cona Adams Free verseamerica,freedom,military,
Premium Member Poem Ultimate Sacrifice Cona Adams Dramatic Verse (Verse Drama)america,freedom,military,
Premium Member Poem Separation Cona Adams Free verseamerica,military,war,
Premium Member Poem American Soldier Cona Adams Free verseamerica,freedom,soldier,w
Premium Member Poem OMLET Vee Bdosa Classicismpatriotic,philosophy,poli
An air raid Volodymyr Knyr Coupletevil,humorous,irony,life,
Premium Member Poem The Queen on Emerging From Her Refuge Andrea Dietrich Sonnetwar,wife,
ANOTHER DAY IN THE TRENCH 1918 John Arribas Rhymecourage,dark,fear,history
Premium Member Poem FAR FROM DONE Lyric Man Lyricconflict,desire,emotions,
Coming of The New Morn barry ponneck Free versesoldier,war,
Last 3 Stanzas of Dixie Poem ben burton Balladwar,
One Night In Dixie ben burton Balladwar,
Family and War Robert Heemstra Haikufamily,war,
Love is War Palen Drew Rhymeboyfriend,girlfriend,love
Vs ISLAM Warner Baxter Senryuallah,conflict,faith,hate
The Mirror of Abaddon Yort Watson Balladangel,christian,faith,god
War Haikou Faleeha Hassan I do not know?war,
God Is Not A Murdering Maniac Jerry Stevenson Narrativeanger,betrayal,conflict,c
ITS WAR NOT HAVING YOU kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr Light Poetryaddiction,betrayal,black
Home No More Jessica Noble Free versecourage,freedom,goodbye,w
Premium Member Poem Hostage craig cornish Rispettodepression,war,
Open your eyes amber binford Iambic Pentameterevil,inspirational,societ
Bomber Command terry vannecksurplice Free versewar,
The Parachute Drop terry vannecksurplice Free versewar,
Tears Harold Hunt sr Free versewar,
Thank You Goodyear Robert Heemstra Haikuamerica,war,
Premium Member Poem Under Great Duress Jack Ellison Narrativewar,
Unholy War Gerald Moise Blank verseart,beauty,war,wisdom,
Premium Member Poem Grief Enough to go Around Faye Gibson Free verseamerica,death,grief,husba
Premium Member Poem crossfire Carrie Richards Free versehistory,holocaust,loss,re
Animal Rights And Terrorism Jerry Stevenson Free verseanimal,culture,dark,emoti
War M. L. Kiser Tankapoems,poetry,war,
Reality: Shadows Surrounding Humanity HSK AlKendi Free verseconflict,dark,death,evil,
Evil's Bookends John lawless Free versepeace,war,
World War Bambi Graf-Burnham Rhymebetrayal,creation,culture
Premium Member Poem Pickett's Charge craig cornish Blank versewar,
The War in 2004 gary dye Free versebio,
Chronus Drawn Earl Schumacker Free versebetrayal,death,epic,hero,
The other side of Freedom Nyonglema Pisoh Free verselove,political,prayer,rel
A Service Member's Prayer Shawn Hall Elegyfaith,family,god,memorial
War Haile Tesfaye Rhymewar,
Premium Member Poem - Hearts Of Stone - Anne Lise Andresen Light Poetrylife,today,war,
Premium Member Poem The crime is snowed over, Translation of Pierre Emmanuel s Il neige sur le crime T Wignesan Free verseabsence,devotion,war,
Little Drummer Boy R.C. Lewis Rhymeamerica,march,military,mo
Life RobieLynn Collins ABCconflict,corruption,leade
Premium Member Poem Columns and Ranks Mark Halliday Quaterndeath,england,eulogy,loss
I Remember Adeline Nicholson Rondeauconflict,courage,patrioti
Premium Member Poem Across the interstate Giorgio A. V. Iambic Pentameteradventure,allegory,dark,d
Premium Member Poem My Fallen Brother James Fraser Rhymeangst,brother,history,los
Premium Member Poem Solitary Helmet James Fraser Rhymeangst,lost,soldier,war,
Premium Member Poem Why the Rose Bled James Fraser Rhymeafrica,angst,bereavement,
SEPTEMBER HAIKU RAJAT KANTI CHAKRABARTY Haikubird,girl,tree,war,woman,
Crimson Egos Lori Maria Walton I do not know?death,life,war,
SECOND BIRTH RAJAT KANTI CHAKRABARTY Prose Poetryallegory,allusion,birth,b
Death of a Night Knight Samson Rapando Free versedeath,war,
Time Wasted Shining Bright Prose Poetrybereavement,war,
Ares at War Megan McKague Verseconflict,corruption,death
Hero of War Teddy Kimathi Free verseart,dark,death,imagery,sa
IRAQ-ISIS MICHAEL HOBAN Narrativeamerica,death,war,
Friendly Fire Mohamed Sarar Rhymeabuse,blue,death,epic,far
Premium Member Poem You're the candle of the night Elizabeth-Dea Shanta Sijodark,light,war,
Premium Member Poem UNTIL THE NEXT BIG BANG RUDOLPH RINALDI Blank verseearth,society,violence,wa
Premium Member Poem When Hell Froze Over Robert Lindley Rhymeconflict,dark,death,viole
Lemonhead JD DeHart Free verseamerica,courage,violence,
Guns and Searchlights terry vannecksurplice Free versewar,
The Crime From Within arthur vaso Light Poetrybutterfly,child,pain,war,
Sanctions Smanctions Vincent Flannery Rhymewar,
Afghan Glory John Nesbitt ABCbetrayal,conflict,death o