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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
We Stand United John schrody I do not know?freedom, hero, history, inspiration,
Premium Member Poem OCTOBER 28 GOOD NEWS IN HISTORY Verlena S. Walker Free verseamerica, angst, blessing, usa,
The Chocolate Bar and the Soldier Gwendolen Rix Free verseangel, childhood, friendship, soldier,
TRINITY TEST RAJAT KANTI CHAKRABARTY Haikuallegory, america, earth, war,
Premium Member Poem Peace And Prosperity Eve Carter I do not know?corruption, how i feel,
In A Gentle Way You Can Shake The World Rod Scott Free versebereavement, war,
The Shamrock cheryl lucenti ABCabsence, break up, city,
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier arthur vaso Light Poetrysoldier, violence, war,
Descent into Darkness, Diary of an Officer in the 101st Airborne Gwendolen Rix Free verseabsence, emotions, soldier, war,
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,
A Warrior's Heart James Cottrell Free versebeautiful, beauty, blessing, loneliness,
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 of
Premium Member Poem Lighting A Candle - Word Acrostic Dorian Petersen Potter Acrostictribute, war,
ecstasy john matthews Blank versedeath, war,
Peace Dan Helppi Iambic Pentametersympathy, war,
DEATHLY WAR OF SOUL Nehemiah T. Haokip Light Poetrypoetry,
Premium Member Poem By Way of the War Memorial Maurice Rigoler Free verseintrospection,
The Forgotten Heroes Richard Ives Free versedad, death, soldier, war,
There is No More barry ponneck Rhymearabic, grief, political, war,
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, mirror,
I Survived Janjaweed Part 1 Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen Prose Poetryconflict, death, discrimination, emotions,
Premium Member Poem WAR- A Cherita suit Dorian Petersen Potter Narrativeconflict, death, war,
Premium Member Poem Lest We Forget Cona Adams Free verseamerica, freedom, military, war,
Premium Member Poem Ultimate Sacrifice Cona Adams Dramatic Verse (Verse Drama)america, freedom, military, violence,
Premium Member Poem Separation Cona Adams Free verseamerica, military, war,
Premium Member Poem American Soldier Cona Adams Free verseamerica, freedom, soldier, war,
Premium Member Poem OMLET Vee Bdosa Classicismpatriotic, philosophy, political, society,
An air raid Volodymyr Knyr Coupletevil, humorous, irony, life,
ANOTHER DAY IN THE TRENCH 1918 John Arribas Rhymecourage, dark, fear, history,
Premium Member Poem FAR FROM DONE Lyric Man Lyricconflict, desire, emotions, feelings,
Coming of The New Morn barry ponneck Free versesoldier, war,
Family and War Robert Heemstra Haikufamily, war,
Love is War Palen Drew Rhymeboyfriend, girlfriend, love, missing
Vs ISLAM Warner Baxter Senryuallah, conflict, faith, hate,
The Mirror of Abaddon Yort Watson Balladangel, christian, faith, god,
God Is Not A Murdering Maniac Jerry Stevenson Narrativeanger, betrayal, conflict, culture,
ITS WAR NOT HAVING YOU kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr Light Poetryaddiction, betrayal, black african
Home No More Jessica Noble Free versecourage, freedom, goodbye, war,
Premium Member Poem Hostage craig cornish Rispettodepression, war,
Open your eyes amber binford Iambic Pentameterevil, inspirational, society, war,
Thank You Goodyear Robert Heemstra Haikuamerica, war,
Unholy War Gerald Moise Blank verseart, beauty, war, wisdom,
Premium Member Poem Grief Enough to go Around Faye Gibson Free verseamerica, death, grief, husband,
Premium Member Poem crossfire Carrie Richards Free versehistory, holocaust, loss, remember,
Animal Rights And Terrorism Jerry Stevenson Free verseanimal, culture, dark, emotions,
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, usa,
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, religion,
A Service Member's Prayer Shawn Hall Elegyfaith, family, god, memorial
Armageddon Haile Tesfaye Rhymebible, christian, faith, god,
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, mom,
Life RobieLynn Collins ABCconflict, corruption, leadership, life,
Premium Member Poem Columns and Ranks Mark Halliday Quaterndeath, england, eulogy, loss,
I Remember Adeline Nicholson Rondeauconflict, courage, patriotic, symbolism,
Premium Member Poem Across the interstate Giorgio A. V. Iambic Pentameteradventure, allegory, dark, death,
Premium Member Poem My Fallen Brother James Fraser Rhymeangst, brother, history, loss,
Premium Member Poem Solitary Helmet James Fraser Rhymeangst, lost, soldier, war,
Premium Member Poem Why the Rose Bled James Fraser Rhymeafrica, angst, bereavement, death,
SEPTEMBER HAIKU RAJAT KANTI CHAKRABARTY Haikubird, girl, tree, war,
Crimson Egos Lori Maria Walton I do not know?death, life, war,
SECOND BIRTH RAJAT KANTI CHAKRABARTY Prose Poetryallegory, allusion, birth, brother,
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, leadership,
Hero of War Teddy Kimathi Free verseart, dark, death, imagery,
IRAQ-ISIS MICHAEL HOBAN Narrativeamerica, death, war,
Friendly Fire Mohamed Sarar Rhymeabuse, blue, death, epic,
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, war,
Premium Member Poem When Hell Froze Over Robert Lindley Rhymeconflict, dark, death, violence,
The Crime From Within arthur vaso Light Poetrybutterfly, child, pain, war,
Afghan Glory John Nesbitt ABCbetrayal, conflict, death of
Earth's Physician Lori Maria Walton I do not know?america, conflict, earth, inspirational,
THE MILLENNIUM WAR OF AKADOPOLIS RAJAT KANTI CHAKRABARTY I do not know?allegory, war,
Premium Member Poem I raise my glass Peter Duggan Rhymeangst, god, peace, war,
within one's heartache Chelsey D Moore Grookaddiction, cancer, depression, violence,
Premium Member Poem Cowboys In The Badlands Eve Carter Free versebeauty, cowboy, horse, war,
Premium Member Poem The annihilation of our own species Elizabeth-Dea Shanta Sijocharacter, religious, war,
A lonely evening Philip Odiete Sonnetafrica, brother, cute love,
Peace in the War Udaya R. Tennakoon Free verseconflict, dream, peace, war,
Crusader Daniel Human Rhymehero, war,
Premium Member Poem ugly poem Anthony Slausen Free verseabsence, war,
Premium Member Poem In a dark, dark room Mark Halliday Quaternangst, evil, fear, food,
Premium Member Poem The kiss Giorgio A. V. Verseadventure, allegory, dark, death,
DARKENED DOORWAYS John lawless Rhymedeath, war,
brave Noor, the spy Michael Miers Haikuangel, appreciation, beauty, bio,
Premium Member Poem Death of a Knight Gary Bateman Free versechange, conflict, courage, death,
At War With Myself Maricel Estoque Rhymecry, deep, depression, hurt,