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Best Army Poems

Below are the all-time best Army poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of army poems written by PoetrySoup members

Premium Member SHADOW

It was a glorious summers day and I woke up with the lark
Got my wheelchair ready and then headed to the park
I noticed a girl...

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Categories: army, dog, memory, soldier, war,
Form: Narrative

Premium Member This Spring The Poppies Bloomed

A field afire
papery petals glow like ruby votive candles
a collection of cupped solar flames
vowed to shine despite the dew before dawn
evaporating any doubt the sun...

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Categories: army, beauty, flower, life, love,
Form: Free verse

walking gracefully  
with a pendulum movement ~
a herd of giraffes   

the mass migration
crocodiles at the river~
food for the taking

gazelles are running ...

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Categories: army, africa, animal, nature, water,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Regret
Why I did it, I don’t know
Tornado of regret tortures my heart

On a moonless night, he approached 
Limping toward me as I pumped gas
Why was...

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Categories: army, angst,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Joy Killing Poet
**Back smile/smile Back **

With your heads way up your :]ssa[: 
You will never accomplish the win
I got shots that will protect me from your rabid...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: army, adventure, deep, hate, irony,
Form: Epic

An ancient river, centuries-old shops and restaurants steeped in a 2000-year history and 
culture set the scene. The ambiance seemed divinely contrived to facilitate the...

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© Jim Fish  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: army, caregiving, friendship, hope, introspection,
Form: Quatrain
Prides of Poseidon
When sea gods invisibly show their glory
They’re escorted by their elusive sea army;
Vow before them, their loud rhapsodic chords play,
As heard in light of blue...

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© Len Gasun  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: army, beauty, nature, sea,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Quirks

Some people frankly write about their quirks.
If I had any, I would tell you so.
Though no outlandish trait within me lurks,
some folks think I’m a...

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Categories: army, relationship, repetition,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member CAPTAIN TOM

You will have probably heard this story, it's often been told
About Captain Tom who's ninety nine years old
He's a Second World War veteran who's served...

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Categories: army, tribute, , western,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A TRIBUTE

This is a well deserved tribute that I'd like to share
For those wonderful people working in our health care
Doctors, nurses, paramedics and admin staff too...

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Categories: army, people, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member T'was The Night Before Christmas

T'was the night before Christmas, all children were in bed
Elves were loading the sleigh, for Santa's big night ahead
A heavy fall of fresh snow had...

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Categories: army, christmas, humor,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Rainbow Tree
Oh my regal Eucalyptus friend,
Your tall rainbow trunk is rooted deep,
Stationary, yet your tree tops bend
In constant unison with the wind.
My camera can’t capture your...

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Categories: army, nature, rainbow, tree,
Form: Rhyme
One Master
I signed a contract with the state
to use my body as they will.
My mind they did manipulate.
In the name of freedom, I would kill.

I never...

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© Jan Terry  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: army, baptism, god, military, soldier,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member WE, NASTY WOMEN

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Categories: army, allegory, history, political,
Form: Ekphrasis
Gold Star
I remember as a young boy, going out to play, I would sometimes see old Mr. Kimball, sitting on the steps of his porch, often...

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Categories: army, childhood, war, war, star,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Blood Red Moon
Blood Red Moon

Deep devouring passions bleed now from this solar eclipse 
As black blood flows from an evil army of “undead” beings 
Whose fangs hideously...

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Categories: army, dark, evil, fantasy, halloween,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Multi-Tasking
Wearing wireless headphones as I listen to the news.
I'm outside watching children playing, taking in the views.
There is screaming in my ears two voices disagree.

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Categories: army, care,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Heroes


When need arises they rise up in every town
No matter the toll it takes, they just carry on,
But not everyone will recognize who they are

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Categories: army, hero,
Form: Verse
Premium Member I, The Clone
I, The Clone

     So that I would not live alone,
     My parents thought I should be a...

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Categories: army, humorous, me, satire,
Form: Light Verse
I have lived a thousand lives, died a thousand deaths.
I have loved women unbounded and fathered an army of children.
I have killed and healed, stolen...

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Categories: army, atheist, mystery,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member With Eternal Sent Bliss Two Hearts Reborn - a collaboration with Susan Ashley
With Eternal Sent Bliss Two Hearts Reborn - a collaboration with Susan Ashley

Under the midnight moon, romance waited
its true heart and beauty, with love baited

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Categories: army, art, creation, destiny, devotion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member HOW DO YOU DO
Well, my father was a farmer, just chickens and cows
When it came to raisin' 'em, he really knew how
To milk those bovines for all they...

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Categories: army, farm, father, jewish, religion,
Form: Lyric
Rap God
Steps up to the mic and loses his cool
acts like a fool, way too cool for school
flunked out twice 
wasn't raised to be nice 

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Categories: army, addiction, boy, confidence, rap,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Horse From Mars

It came from the sky, a gray silver stallion.
I looked up high, and I have also seen a dragon.

With so many things in...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: army, adventure, day, flying, funny,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Fairer, Indeed

Truly amaze me ... they possess the super-human
strength to birth a child - one of the most painful
and demanding physical and emotional feats of...

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Categories: army, appreciation, humanity, love, wisdom,
Form: Free verse