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Best Battles Poems

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


Premium Member Courage of Youth, Battle of Ypres, Flanders Field
Courage of Youth, Battle of Ypres, Flanders Field
(A Tribute)

Tough as nails young man with a red right hand
red-fire and whiskey ran in his blood.
Courageous seed...

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Categories: battles, conflict, death, fate, sorrow,



Premium Member Poetry Soap
It’s almost time and I must run
to watch/read Poetry Soap for fun.
It comes on every day at this time
and I don’t want to miss a...

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Categories: battles, abuse, conflict, jealousy, love,

Premium Member Ballad of an Unsung Hero
Vivid flashbacks from bloodshed battles
his soul still ravaged by devious dictators,
cries from fallen comrades still echo in his mind,
but he continues to walk upon a...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: battles, analogy, metaphor, political,

Premium Member Achilles, The Journey To Troy, Part Two
Achilles, The Journey To Troy, 
(Part Two) of (Part One-titled, Achilles, His Heart and Soul Were Mortal)

Achilles, The Journey To Troy

Woe! wretched horrors Olympic gods...

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Categories: battles, art, death, hero, literature,

Premium Member The Brave
The brave are more than ones who battle on
in fields of warfare, showing valor true
The brave are more than those that wars have won
There is...

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Categories: battles, truth,

Held aloft
We'd laid old George to rest the week before,
at ninety-one he now rejoined his wife,
no heirs to his estate, so one thing more
to do, and...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: battles, heartbreak,

The Viking - repost
Glory and honour oh man of the North
Valhalla waits to welcome thee
Spend a night of passion with thy Lady
For tomorrow death or conquest await

Come into...

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Categories: battles, death, dream, fantasy, hero,

A Pure Kind Of Love A Collaboration With John Flemming
These fair limbs that hold him in sweet embrace
Against the soft, heaving bosom of her breast;
The unblemished cheek pressed to his face,
Her hands hold the...

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Categories: battles, romantic, soulmate, true love,

my only hope
I fell asleep one dreary day
I lost my will, I lost my way
I ran from all I ever knew
And feared the call I was supposed...

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Categories: battles, faith, life, rap, slam,

White Picket Fence
Featuring: Keith :)
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Fresh sand garments 
The Mental Colosseum floor
Self-infliction's--waging wars 
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~ AND THE POEM BEGINS ~

A mask, tiny holes
Breathing heavily
Dancing around my toes
Broad carbon steel
Safe...

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Categories: battles, adventure, art, beauty, body,

The Old House
Seven generations walked through your door,
Which stood so strong and always welcomed in.
You said goodbye when boys headed to war,
Two soldiers lost to battles they...

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Categories: battles, childhood, family, house, memory,

The Battle
The menace of war in the chaos of life
The peril of ocean when tempests are rife;
The danger of jungle where feral beasts hide
The terror that...

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Categories: battles, love, woman, love, time,

Premium Member Oh Jerusalem
Remember

Israel of three thousand years
expulsed at times
enslaved by the Romans
gassed by Europe
persecuted by Saudi-Arabia
murdered by Iran and Iraq
shackled by Egypt
attacked by Jordan
robbed by Syria
sold out...

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Categories: battles, allah, bible, god, gospel,

Premium Member Tartan and Pipes
Tradition and dress
A nations finesse
Symbolic in style
By a country mile
 
The drone of the pipes
Tartan clad
Bonnie on the girls
Proud on the lads
 
Highland dancers
In kilted...

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Categories: battles, history, inspirational, passion, places

Premium Member Shores of uncertainty
As his mind drifts upon silent shores of uncertainty, 
he ponders what was, what is and what is yet to come.
He wonders why no one...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: battles, analogy, dark, deep,

Soul mates solace
When my final shadows cling on desperately
Where I fight formidable battles
to merely hold the light
I send you loving vibrations
and soul sustenance
Deep from the cathedral
of one...

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Categories: battles, art, bereavement, body, care,

I must Carpe Diem
I used to live life full of dreams 
Planning, for many years to come.
Where I will be, when I will go,
A future that was filled...

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Categories: battles, death, family, feelings, life,

Premium Member Rebel Girl
She doesn't believe in quiet love
wasn't born to bleed shyly,
couldn't care about the cost of conquest,

Too beautiful to be bitter, and too young to be...

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Categories: battles, beautiful, beauty, best friend,

Premium Member The Poet Warrior
My Dear Enemy
Here I am
In full armor
My quill is full of arrows
My bow is taunt and ready fro battle
My horse is pristine and shiny black
I...

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Categories: battles, death, evil, image, introspection,

Premium Member Precious Friendship
Lovingly Dedicated to My Closest Friend, My Mother



My loving friend can caress cares away.
With simple gestures meant to pleasure sway,
She turns my smile upright and...

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Categories: battles, friendship,

Premium Member Shades of Poe , Speaketh
Shades of Poe , Speaketh


Shades of Poe oft run in my veins
dark, dirty little splashing stains
No Raven stirs my battered heart
nor any signs on my...

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Categories: battles, creation, cry, dark, death,

The Enemy's Child : collab with Carolyn D

The battles on the field are harsh and tough
The looting in their wake engorged with greed
Abundant spoils of war are not enough.
 
Atrocious in their...

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Categories: battles, baby, social, war,

Premium Member I Am Broken
Legs that can’t fly
Heart that can’t love
Lips dry
Kisses under go a rye

I am blind
Only seeing within the past lens
Only holding on to memories
That wont last
Your...

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Categories: battles, art, daffodils, death, eulogy,

Premium Member - Beauty Is Looking Into Your Eyes And Seeing Your Heart -


Twilight has it's own wings and its own melody
Battles with the mystery of a sun setting horizon dawning hues 

Pearl white smile's from the moon,...

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Categories: battles, beauty, feelings, heaven, romance,

BEAUTIFUL ANGEL
BEAUTIFUL ANGEL

Beautiful angel
Of huge and white wings
Dream or delusion 
Reality or make believe

Show me yourself
Spread for me your wings
Wrap me in your arms
Surround me in...

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Categories: battles, angel, beautiful, inspirational, strength,