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List of War Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
Premium Member Poem Pickett's Charge cornish, craig Blank versewar,
The War in 2004 dye, gary Free versebio,
Chronus Drawn Schumacker, Earl Free versebetrayal,death,epic,hero,
The other side of Freedom Pisoh, Nyonglema Free verselove,political,prayer,rel
A Service Member's Prayer Hall, Shawn Elegyfaith,family,god,memorial
War Tesfaye, Haile Rhymewar,
Premium Member Poem - Hearts Of Stone - Andresen, Anne Lise Light Poetrylife,today,war,
Premium Member Poem The crime is snowed over, Translation of Pierre Emmanuel s Il neige sur le crime Wignesan, T Free verseabsence,devotion,war,
Little Drummer Boy Lewis, R.C. Rhymeamerica,march,military,mo
Life Collins, RobieLynn ABCconflict,corruption,leade
Premium Member Poem Columns and Ranks Halliday, Mark Quaterndeath,england,eulogy,loss
I Remember Nicholson, Adeline Rondeauconflict,courage,patrioti
Premium Member Poem Across the interstate A. V., Giorgio Iambic Pentameteradventure,allegory,dark,d
Premium Member Poem My Fallen Brother Fraser, James Rhymeangst,brother,history,los
Premium Member Poem Solitary Helmet Fraser, James Rhymeangst,lost,soldier,war,
Premium Member Poem Why the Rose Bled Fraser, James Rhymeafrica,angst,bereavement,
SEPTEMBER HAIKU CHAKRABARTY, RAJAT KANTI Haikubird,girl,tree,war,woman,
Crimson Egos Walton, Lori Maria I do not know?death,life,war,
SECOND BIRTH CHAKRABARTY, RAJAT KANTI Prose Poetryallegory,allusion,birth,b
Death of a Night Knight Rapando, Samson Free versedeath,war,
Time Wasted Bright, Shining Prose Poetrybereavement,war,
Ares at War McKague, Megan Verseconflict,corruption,death
Hero of War Kimathi, Teddy Free verseart,dark,death,imagery,sa
IRAQ-ISIS HOBAN, MICHAEL Narrativeamerica,death,war,
Friendly Fire Sarar, Mohamed Rhymeabuse,blue,death,epic,far
Premium Member Poem You're the candle of the night Shanta, Elizabeth-Dea Sijodark,light,war,
Premium Member Poem UNTIL THE NEXT BIG BANG RINALDI, RUDOLPH Blank verseearth,society,violence,wa
Premium Member Poem When Hell Froze Over Lindley, Robert Rhymeconflict,dark,death,viole
Lemonhead DeHart, JD Free verseamerica,courage,violence,
Guns and Searchlights vannecksurplice, terry Free versewar,
The Crime From Within vaso, arthur Light Poetrybutterfly,child,pain,war,
Sanctions Smanctions Flannery, Vincent Rhymewar,
Afghan Glory Nesbitt, John ABCbetrayal,conflict,death o
Earth's Physician Walton, Lori Maria I do not know?america,conflict,earth,in
THE MILLENNIUM WAR OF AKADOPOLIS CHAKRABARTY, RAJAT KANTI I do not know?allegory,war,
Premium Member Poem I raise my glass Duggan, Peter Rhymeangst,god,peace,war,
within one's heartache Moore, Chelsey D Grookaddiction,cancer,depressi
Premium Member Poem Cowboys In The Badlands Carter, Eve Free versebeauty,cowboy,horse,war,
Premium Member Poem Moments of Explosion Approaching Fast Vassallo, Alfred Dramatic Verse (Verse Drama)angst,emotions,war,
War go to hell CHAKRABARTY, RAJAT KANTI I do not know?war,
The burn of peace Kayode, KAYOD5 Free versewar,
Premium Member Poem The annihilation of our own species Shanta, Elizabeth-Dea Sijocharacter,religious,war,
A lonely evening Odiete, Philip Sonnetafrica,brother,cute love,
The Menin Gate at Ypres vannecksurplice, terry Free versewar,
War photographer vannecksurplice, terry Free versewar,
Her Nottingham Granny at Chilwell vannecksurplice, terry Ghazalwar,
War Poem vannecksurplice, terry Free versewar,
The Line of Beauty vannecksurplice, terry Free versewar,
Peace in the War Tennakoon, Udaya R. Free verseconflict,dream,peace,war,
Crusader Human, Daniel Rhymehero,war,
Premium Member Poem ugly poem Slausen, Anthony Free verseabsence,war,
Premium Member Poem In a dark, dark room Halliday, Mark Quaternangst,evil,fear,food,horr
Premium Member Poem The kiss A. V., Giorgio Quatorzainadventure,allegory,dark,d
DARKENED DOORWAYS lawless, John Rhymedeath,war,
brave Noor, the spy Miers, Michael Haikuangel,appreciation,beauty
Premium Member Poem Death of a Knight Bateman, Gary Free versechange,conflict,courage,d
At War With Myself Estoque, Maricel Rhymecry,deep,depression,hurt,
The Best Of The Best Stevenson, Jerry Haikuamerica,appreciation,emot
Premium Member Poem Rainy Days Halliday, Mark Coupletcorruption,earth,environm
Broken Spirits - Auschwitz Swan, Haydn Verseappreciation,bereavement,
100 Years Ago McConnell, Gordon Rhymehistory,memory,war,
The Yellow Canary vannecksurplice, terry Free versewar,
passcendale vannecksurplice, terry Free versewar,
Tanka by night vaso, arthur Light Poetrypolitical,visionary,war,w
Premium Member Poem Belt of no Faith Fraser, James Rhymeloss,murder,religion,war,
Premium Member Poem We Bow in Remembrance Fraser, James Rhymehusband,loss,war,wife,
Premium Member Poem We Came Upon A Clearing Fraser, James Coupletloss,people,war,
Premium Member Poem Rappelez Vous, Remember Halliday, Mark Quatraindeath,father,friend,loss,
The Have Nots Flannery, Vincent Rhymeappreciation,war,world,
Premium Member Poem The Day After Johnston, Brian Rhymewar,
Premium Member Poem Peace between wars Shanta, Elizabeth-Dea Sijopower,violence,war,
Bodies litter Bama Town Kayode, KAYOD5 Verseafrica,war,
Tell Them Daddy news, michael Free versewar,
How in Anyone's Name Can This Be news, michael Free versewar,
Premium Member Poem HUMANITY'S CURSE Trifiatis, Demetrios Free verselove,peace,war,
Premium Member Poem Time Traveler Ellison, Jack Quatrainconflict,war,
Well I Declare - If It Aint The Bounty Man Schumacker, Earl Free verseage,cowboy,culture,identi
Palestine matta, Black Free versedream,freedom,war,
Premium Member Poem Blanket of prayers Lamoureux, Richard Quatrainappreciation,emotions,war
Premium Member Poem WRITE TO OUR HEROES: CONTEST Yvonne, Maurice Narrativewar,
Premium Member Poem IT WAS WAR BLOOD AND GORE Yvonne, Maurice Rhymebetrayal,conflict,culture
Premium Member Poem Russian Roulette Wouterse, Elly Chastushkagames,war,
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 JOURNEY TO DEATH Crisci, Andrew Iambic Pentameterdeath,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,