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Antietam Poems - Poems about Antietam

Antietam Poems - Examples of all types of poems about antietam to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for antietam.

...Silent, dawn crept low and solemn Over the Virginia valley The misty orange haze of a pale sunrise Cloaking the farmer's field Blue and Gray, mixed with red Life fleeing with each labored brea......Read More
Categories: antietam, america, brother, change, conflict,
Form: Ballad

Premium Member Antietam Creek Maryland
...Antietam Creek, Maryland Antietam was fought on Maryland ground at the foothills of Appalachia. There McClellan, Lee and Jackson were found with troops from Potomac and Virginia. McC......Read More
Categories: antietam, history, war,
Form: Sonnet
Visit to Antietam
...Alone I arrive, walking from Frederick over the gaps, across gentle hills out onto a knoll overlooking this burnished landscape. Before me I see countless writhing rows of indiscernible shapes g......Read More
Categories: antietam, america, conflict, history, together,
Form: Ode
My Greatest Fear
...I fear no man nor any man's intent I am not afraid of fire or of flood The Devil can keep his phosphorous scent And I am not moved by another's blood I pride myself on having a brave soul I ri......Read More
Categories: antietam, fear,
Form: Quatrain
The Breezes of Middletown
...When the wind is just right, I can close my eyes and pretend I'm in Middletown, pretend I can see the Blue Ridge Mountains off in the distance with the haze that gives them their name. Far......Read More
Categories: antietam, absence, beautiful, community, dream,
Form: Verse

After Sandy
... I never studied the downed limbs before Sandy. I was savoring the muscle burn from herringboning my way up a hill or fretting over a ping in my back, the price of macho competitions in the stee......Read More
Categories: antietam, mountains,
Form: Free verse
Pride in The American Troop
...They held the field, men side by side, Their will intact, their fears subside. They mustered in so many fields, And held the ground, refused to yield. At Lexington went toe to toe, With British ......Read More
Categories: antietam, patriotic,
Form: Rhyme
...Antietam I lay in the creek my face to the ground My hand on my musket, I pray I’m not found The bullets were flying, the soldiers were dying Antietam; the battle’s begun I fired on the troo......Read More
Categories: antietam, war,
Form: Rhyme
Souls Released
... Down a strange road, they are guided by an unknown force. These misplaced souls are all journeying on the same course. All of them have undergone intolerable strife. To them, this trail sta......Read More
Categories: antietam, allegory, war,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member After The Battle
...All is serene tonight along the banks of Antietam Creek. 'Neath the brooding moon, the battlefield looks so bleak. Bloodied ground was hallowed on this dire September day. On the field this night,......Read More
Categories: antietam, warmen,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ashokan Farewell
...The haunting strains of "Ashokan Farewell" keep racing thro' my brain. 'Tis a fitting requiem for those who bore the agonizing pain, Of bidding a sad farewell at many a humble cabin door, As young......Read More
Categories: antietam, poetry, sad, time,
Form: Rhyme