War Bereavement Poems

These War Bereavement poems are examples of Bereavement poems about War. These are the best examples of Bereavement War poems written by international poets.


Premium MemberBlack Roses by Regina Elliott
 Like generations that have fallen before
 you fell on distant shores
 from the guns of war,
 My earthly soul pauses every day,
 and I...

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Categories: bereavement, military, war,

Premium MemberTeacher Teacher by Patricia Garcia Howard Bramble
These lyrics I write may sound unkind but black and white crime
Should not be permitted in these time
Teacher, teacher why do you choose to make...

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Categories: anti bullying, anxiety, bereavement,



Premium MemberThese Are The Days by Curtis Moorman
THESE ARE THE DAYS

These are the days of turmoil and sorrow
Days that mirror Sodom and Gomorrah
Days where our country is engaged in war
Days that God...

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Categories: anxiety, bereavement, bible, conflict,

Premium Member6 August 2011 by Regina Elliott

    shipmates seal team six died on Afghan sand        my psyche bleeds



   May...

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Categories: bereavement, military, war,

Blue Skies by Dana Redricks
Author Dana Redricks
May 19, 2018

Blue skies and tear
drops of stories
untold
facing the battles within
The war is raging
and I see the smoke
from endless miles
wishing I was at...

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Categories: bereavement, betrayal, blue, deep,

PTSD by JW Nugent
PTSD

My nightmares are violent;
rifle jammed frustratingly dead,
broken stock useless as a club,
only a k-bar knife and free hand
reaching for those darting figures
leaping over my fighting...

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Categories: anger, angst, bereavement, conflict,

Essay On Drums by JW Nugent
	ESSAY ON DRUMS

The drum sounds slowly its cadence
the beat, beat, beat marks a march
and through the air reverberates.

The tramp of a company at quick time,
arms...

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Categories: angst, bereavement, dark, death,

Remembering by JW Nugent
   REMEMBERING

Hot, heat is the first impression,
this is the one that lasts
three hundred and sixty five days.

From the portal of the freedom bird
a...

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Categories: angst, anniversary, bereavement, death,

Premium MemberTHE 70s by Curtis Moorman
THE 70s

My most memorable time of the 70s
Were from April 4th in seventy
To April 4th in seventy one
A year spent in Vietnam

I went to serve...

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Categories: bereavement, courage, freedom, war,

Cold Dead Hands by sean ferris
Mother don't hear the birds sing
Eyes filled with tears death brings

Babies massacred attending school
At the hands of a deranged drool 

Assault guns increase the killing...

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Categories: bereavement, children, eulogy, family,

Premium MemberThe Soldier's Death by Emile Pinet
I can smell the coppery scent of blood
and the stench of death, excrement and piss,
a soldier lies dead, his face in the mud.
I mourn the...

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Categories: angst, bereavement, conflict, death,

In memory of her by Insane Writer
My love, do you still remember me?
The vow  we made under this mango tree
I was younger then while you were old enough
But in my...

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Categories: arabic, assonance, bereavement, bird,

Rohingya Boy Orphan by Dollin Holt
i hear
at nightfall
as rainfalls
somewhere
in Cox’s bazar
across the river
a child’scrying voice
echoing eerily across the land 
i see his tiny stretched hands
his little footprints on wet sands
poor...

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Categories: bereavement, boy, war,

The Letter by Johnny Martinez
Dear brother, I am writing you this letter, 
in my room wearing your high school sweater.
The news I send is not of much import
just thought...

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Categories: anniversary, bereavement, brother, death,

Lost by Daniexelle Eledwhen
Wanting to enjoy myself
I drink alone
Wanting a home
I imagine, alone
That my family, though mine
Is not my own

Somehwere far away
Maybe on a distant planet
Is a place...

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Categories: absence, bereavement, cry, feelings,

If Only I Had Known by Heather Swan
If only I had known
If only I had been there
You would still be here

How could you not know
Didn't you see me crying 
Didn't you see...

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Categories: addiction, angst, anxiety, bereavement,

Roxana's curse by Julian Scutts
Hey you guys, why leave your town
To find a bride and settle down?
Take a tip and don’t philander
Somewhere remote like Alexander.

He married a princess called...

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Categories: bereavement, betrayal, war,

Have you seen our little sister by Julian Scutts
How wan the lily of the vale, 
How sick the rose. 
No children play, 
No children sing. 

Have you seen our little sister? 
We saw...

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Categories: absence, bereavement, little sister,

Family Tree by Keith Murphy
Family Tree

The family tree grows tall and true,
Its leafy branches cradle me and you.
Like every tree it has a season
When branches drop, sometimes without reason.
Our...

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Categories: absence, bereavement, dad, loss,

New Brother Gone by J.L Carpenter
Hello my Bro, it seems long ago
We didn’t know but it started way back when
And now, I sure wish I could see you again
After all...

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Categories: bereavement, brother, cancer, death,