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War Poems | Examples of War Poetry

War Poems. Below are examples of war poems. This list of poems about war is made of PoetrySoup member poems. PoetrySoup is a great resource for examples of war poems or list of war poetry. These examples illustrate what war poems looks like and its form. There is also a link (below) to the definition where you can discuss war poems.

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List of War Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategoriesDate Posted
Wheat Richardson, RickFree versedeath,imagery,war,04/18/2014
Japanese Haiku Evans, EdHaikuwar,04/17/2014
A Little Boy vaso, arthurLight Poetryangst,child,philosophy,wa04/17/2014
What Happened Roussell, KatelynDramatic monologuebrother,death,farewell,pa04/17/2014
Veras first poem Duggan, VeraNarrativeanger,angst,change,war,04/17/2014
Premium Member Poem Vera's first write Duggan, PeterNarrativeanger,angst,change,charac04/16/2014
Premium Member Poem Hero's Duggan, PeterBalladehero,love,peace,war,wisdo04/16/2014
Wartime Blues Stevenson, JerryLimerickconflict,emotions,feeling04/15/2014
A Soldier's Tear Shiells, DeborahRhymeheart,heartbroken,interna04/15/2014
Premium Member Poem 4 Star General Bdosa, VeeSonnetwar,04/15/2014
Good Soldier Down Stevenson, JerryLimerickdeath of a friend,emotion04/14/2014
From Livius to Livia O.J. Hunt, KeithRhymehistory,love,war,04/14/2014
War Smith, ShaneBalladwar,04/13/2014
Premium Member Poem As I watched TV Duggan, PeterBalladebeauty,nature,philosophy,04/13/2014
Premium Member Poem Freezing Cold Lindsey, CatieFree verseconflict,war,04/13/2014
A Little Girl vaso, arthurLight Poetrybutterfly,child,sad,war,04/12/2014
Premium Member Poem THE COLORS OF LIFE Walker , Verlena S. Free verseabsence,abuse,child,child04/12/2014
Increments Providence, PoetryofVerseconflict,environment,pain04/11/2014
Messed Up World Murphy, KarenFree versechange,conflict,corruptio04/11/2014
Premium Member Poem War Not Curtis, JerryRhymedeath,war,04/11/2014
Premium Member Poem THE SEARCH BENEATH THE BABYLONIAN SOIL Crisci, AndrewQuintain (English)usa,war,04/11/2014
Humanity Packeerally, AqeelahRhymegod,peace,war,04/10/2014
Samurai Song, Haiku Sugarek, TrishaHaikuautumn,death,farewell,her04/08/2014
Farm Boy Lost Stevenson, JerryLimerickangst,conflict,death,hist04/08/2014
Premium Member Poem The 60's - MY BOW LEGGED GIRL Bdosa, VeeLyricangst,love hurts,society,04/07/2014
Peace Keinath, FranziskaRhymepeace,war,04/07/2014
Premium Member Poem I Enemy Curtis, JerryRhymewar,04/06/2014
Premium Member Poem Hiroshima --- for Itty Bitty Contest Richards, CarrieSedokawar,04/06/2014
War zone luke, neenaRhymecommunity,war,04/06/2014
Premium Member Poem The Casualties of War - collab contest Roberts, SerenVillanelleconflict,confusion,04/05/2014
Premium Member Poem For Cyndi - a Blitz poem-- NEWS OF REVOLUTION Richards, CarrieRhymepeace,war,04/05/2014
Too Late Zammit, RonaldSonnetwar,04/04/2014
Colcannon Rivenbark, A.E.Free versehorse,soldier,war,04/04/2014
Self Portrait of Syria vaso, arthurLight Poetrychildren,sad,war,04/04/2014
Flowers Bernardo, JomarcFree versebeauty,fear,happy,hate,us04/04/2014
Unfunny Bernardo, JomarcFree versepolitical,rights,teenage,04/04/2014
Hit 'em Hard And hit 'em Fast for Star Craft II video game Halliday, MarkLyricanger,conflict,fear,lyric04/04/2014
If My Siege-Tank's A-Rockin' from Star Craft II video game Halliday, MarkLyricconflict,lyric,science fi04/04/2014
Premium Member Poem The fog A. V., GiorgioTrioletadventure,epic,war,03/31/2014
before the beginning Foreman, AndrewFree versewar,03/31/2014
Odin's Army Halliday, MarkLyricdeath,lyric,muse,mytholog03/31/2014
Till Ragnorak Comes Halliday, MarkLyricdeath,lyric,mythology,rel03/31/2014
Double Folly Okechukwu, EmmanuelElegywar,03/30/2014
Morality is War Romani, SaraiRhymelove,spiritual,war,03/30/2014
The Russians are Coming Flannery, VincentRhymedark,evil,war,03/28/2014
Every Veteran Is A Casualty Halliday, MarkBlank versebrother,conflict,fear,int03/27/2014
One Out Of Three Halliday, MarkQuatraincourage,loss,poverty,sold03/27/2014
Let There Be Peace Makama, FunomRhymeanimal,peace,violence,war03/27/2014
REQUIEM FOR AN ANTECEDENT PROPHECY Larson, PaulaMonorhymewar,03/25/2014
REQUIEM FOR AN ANTECEDENT Larson, PaulaMonorhymewar,03/25/2014
Ash of War O.J. Hunt, KeithFree versepeace,war,03/24/2014
Premium Member Poem Chicken Cot UFO - Hmm A. V., GiorgioIambic Pentameteradventure,bird,funny,futu03/24/2014
Premium Member Poem SMOKESTACKS OF AUSCHWITZ Bdosa, VeeSonnetabuse,betrayal,death,holo03/23/2014
A HERO FOR YOU guillermo, olive eloisaVersecharacter,feelings,imager03/22/2014
Robert the hood Knight of the wood part 2 Beam, JohnBalladallegory,england,fantasy,03/22/2014
Robert the hood Knight of the wood part 1 Beam, JohnBalladallegory,england,fantasy,03/22/2014
Power Structure Meyer, ChristopherLimerickconflict,confusion,cultur03/22/2014
testudo anima Foreman, AndrewProse Poetrylife,war,03/22/2014
Not only from this planet but their spaceships in heaven Meyer, ChristopherBalladangel,culture,freedom,hea03/21/2014
Premium Member Poem Justifiable Conflict cornish, craigVersefaith,war,03/21/2014
War and Peace Sangawai, NeelamSenryupeace,war,03/21/2014
Today Koch, RebeccaFree verseday,death,love,peace,toda03/21/2014
Storm in a Teacup Dictates, FateLight Poetryanalogy,conflict,metaphor03/20/2014
Premium Member Poem The Saddest Landscape cornish, craigRhymewar,03/20/2014
with shoes on feet Victor, HenryFree versedeath,fear,freedom,holoca03/19/2014
No Excuses Kiser, M. L. Acrosticanger,poetry,violence,war03/19/2014
Atrocity Beam, JohnFree versedark,death,grave,pain,sad03/19/2014
THE ALPHABET WAR Rees, LeightonRhymewar,03/17/2014
You Take From Me Browne, HeatherFree versebetrayal,death,devotion,e03/17/2014
Premium Member Poem Texian Macabre Arena A , Poet DestroyerBalladepic,pride,sin,sorrow,sym03/15/2014
bullet holes and broken mandalas Foreman, AndrewRhymereligion,war,03/15/2014
Premium Member Poem The Phantom Horse Dietrich, AndreaQuatrainwar,03/15/2014
The Syrian Children Flannery, VincentRhymechildren,war,03/13/2014
battle for night and day ramos, gregoryFree verseday,night,war,03/13/2014
sangin cinquain Foreman, AndrewCinquainwar,03/11/2014
I googled Sartawi, NizarFree versepeace,war,03/11/2014
Premium Member Poem Ghosts And Goblins Ellison, JackQuatrainwar,03/11/2014
hapless in helmand Foreman, AndrewI do not know?war,03/10/2014
Premium Member Poem propaganda the ultimate weapon Dome, PeterFree verseeducation,evil,hate,irony03/10/2014
----------------------------------------------- Jenkins, GregLimerickwar,03/08/2014
we always say goodbye Foreman, AndrewFree verseloss,war,03/07/2014
Premium Member Poem Admiral Lord Nelson Zerbst, IsaiahCoupletcourage,england,freedom,h03/06/2014
Premium Member Poem Summers morn Duggan, PeterRhymeangst,beauty,morning,natu03/06/2014
Cherry is sadness Rose, LiliaDidacticheart,heartbroken,war,03/06/2014
It is over, she sung Beam, JohnCoupletallegory,art,beautiful,ju03/05/2014
GREEN Chapter Five baucum, keithNarrativeblack african american,co03/04/2014
HUNTING PEACE guillermo, olive eloisaVersecaregiving,imagery,inspir03/03/2014
Premium Member Poem Ghosts of Yalta Bdosa, VeeI do not know?anger,political,war,03/03/2014
Phase Line Whatever Foreman, AndrewMonorhymegrief,war,03/03/2014
I heard the owl call my name Foreman, AndrewFree versedream,war,03/03/2014
Rising Like a Phoenix From the Ashes Pettit, RobertRhymescience fiction,war,03/03/2014
The Price of Patriotism Hilliard, ShaniceRhymedeath,patriotic,war,03/02/2014
mount, saddle, weapon, rider Foreman, AndrewHeroic Coupletsmetaphor,veterans day,war03/02/2014
Premium Member Poem The Peach Orchard cornish, craigRhymewar,03/02/2014
Just Another Burned Out Fire karry, willFree versewar,03/02/2014
A God Thing Beam, JohnFree versechristian,conflict,cultur03/02/2014
Premium Member Poem Love And War Ellison, JackQuatrainlove,war,03/02/2014
Evacuation and Loss Vincent, NicholaNarrativebereavement,child,depress03/02/2014
Six sentence war, Israeli Style scott, johnABCage,03/01/2014
1914-1918 World war 1 Kiggin, PeterI do not know?art,02/27/2014