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Best Flag Poems

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


Premium Member Where the Flag still Waves
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Categories: flag, anniversary, history
Form: Concrete



Premium Member In the Sun's Last Glow
On her terrace where she once had viewed a crimson field,
she stands recalling heroes who were battling their foe.
She still can feel the terror! How...

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Categories: flag, heart, lost love, may,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member Feline Alert
*The feline Texan way*

A clean coat of paint - on my nails
Red shade of lips - on my smile
Solid oak charms - on my wrist
Country...

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Categories: flag, adventure, beauty, body, mirror,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member It was Beautiful Yesterday


Bha e brèagha an-de
(It was Beautiful Yesterday)


There was a sailing vessel
With many a sail proudly lapping in the wind
A flag of the Celtic honor, in...

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Categories: flag, angel, angst, bereavement, feelings,
Form: Verse
Premium Member God Bless America
In the courts of sport and entertainment
They have forgotten the scales of justice
Lacking honor for those who gave life and limb
Sacrificing blood, and buried with...

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Categories: flag, america, basketball, death, dedication,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member The Verdict
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Categories: flag, society, war,
Form: Ballad
My Little Soldier Boy
Gary, you are my little soldier boy,
who died on Veteran's Day. ('83)
My sunny, golden-haired soldier boy,
that I still miss in every way.

You had just turned...

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Categories: flag, child, death, remember, boy,
Form: Rhyme
My Pledge of Allegiance
"My Pledge of Allegiance"
by:  Eric L. Boddie

I Pledge Allegiance To The Word
Because there is no greater sound I've ever heard
I Pledge Allegiance To The...

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Categories: flag, bible, devotion, faith, identity,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member My Allegiance I Vow
To my terra of roots
my allegiance I vow
I wallow in your fruits
and to your flag I bow.

Dream not till wake of dawn
beaming sun light I...

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Categories: flag, africa, art, blessing, feelings,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Characterization
Our two party system isn’t working
Plastic figures, disaster lurking
Conservative or liberal isn’t the call
It’s the ultra rich against us all
For the people is what it’s...

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Categories: flag, political
Form: Couplet
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: flag, baptism, god, military, soldier,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member That Was a Human
Allow me to be disgusted at the jest
and your halfway happy surprise at the end result
of the missile timed precisely:

Did he just splatter?

And allow me...

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Categories: flag, abuse, angst, bereavement, corruption,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
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: flag, childhood, war, war, star,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member - Au Revoir - Goodbye -

- 2016 -

- JANUARY -

A freezing cold evening

Where the stars shining bright

With frost blade flanks

From mouth and nose steam

In the clear silence

White untrodden snows

Nature's frozen...

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Categories: flag, remember,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member WE, NASTY WOMEN
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Categories: flag, allegory, history, political,
Form: Ekphrasis
Premium Member I Think Of You - A Horrendous Night - 0

I Think Of You - A Horrendous Night (Part 0)

Two a.m....
I open my window 

...a crack,

the dark is blinding.

It is a severe cold outside 
a...

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Categories: flag, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Darkest Of Days, When His Ship Finally Came Home
Darkest Of Days, When His Ship Finally Came Home

A wicked chill, even her house could feel its creep
Tho' silence would not hear its horrific demands.
A...

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Categories: flag, art, death, destiny, fate,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Of Treasures Sought, Diving For Forbidden Dark Pearls
Of Treasures Sought, Diving For Forbidden Dark Pearls

I shall weave you, dear reader, words true and sincere
tho' will not be as great as those woven...

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Categories: flag, beauty, dedication, emotions, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Land of Opportunity
I take my hat off for the flag
  I stand up straight; let others sag
I get all weepy for Old Glory
  thinking of...

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Categories: flag, america, cry, grandfather, grandmother,
Form: Couplet
A SLave's Cry
Stranded in this place
I cannot recognize
Abandoned and lonely
No one hears my cries
AS i walk through this wasteland
Of wilderness and desolation
I am consumed with anguish
I walk...

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Categories: flag, abuse, angst, black african
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Apollo 11
Armstrong, Collins and Aldrin
were the three that made up the crew
to be the first men to set foot on the moon
was what they were determined...

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Categories: flag, historyjuly, success,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Teacher of Islam
Islam is non merciful
Islam is about repressive means
Islam has no heart
Over and over this chant shall start

For when we close our eyes
For when we judge...

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Categories: flag, africa, allah, angst, bereavement,
Form: Verse
Premium Member - True Love Never Dies Or Lie -


As time flows gently by and we grow old in each other's arms
Sailing away on our memories each rising sun seems brighter 
I love the...

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Categories: flag, beauty, blessing, happiness, love,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Take out the Landry

 Take Out the Landry

Dirty laundry for years on the floor
finally the dirt is out the door
Quebec is cleaning house
separatists being laid to graves
like Napoleonic...

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Categories: flag, evil, funeral, hate, november,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Pirate Of My Heart
It was the 17th century, and I was travelling with my family,
            We were...

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Categories: flag, fantasy,
Form: Narrative