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Best Good Soldier Poems

Below are the all-time best Good Soldier poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of good soldier poems written by PoetrySoup members


How to Be A Good Soldier: In the Army of The Lord
one of the world's greatest men was an apostle named Paul
and when he when he wrote this text he was behind prison walls
he had been...

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Categories: good soldier, devotion, faith, inspirational, life, philosophy, uplifting,
Form: List



Good Soldier Of The Lord
G-ood soldier of the Lord, 
E-nemy's worst nightmare; 
R-eady to defend the faith, 
S-trong during vile weather. 
O-ctober thirteenth morn, comes the brave warrior; 
N-either...

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Categories: good soldier, birthday,
Form: Acrostic
the good soldier
You cry burning tears
Over friends lost soul
He died in the battle
Not so long ago
Forever lost in the void
You so longed to close
Gather you courage
You must...

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Categories: good soldier, deathlost, lost,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Mercy, Turned

Cold and sodden
The rain fell heavy in the night
As if his sins were known to the sky gods
And, in mercy, sought to wash them off...

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Categories: good soldier, analogy, forgiveness, humanity, native american,
Form: Free verse
A soldier's friend
Slowly breathing with a steady beat
Boots are crunching you feel the heat

You inch on closer, looking around
Watching your friends make not a sound

You have been...

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Categories: good soldier, courage, family, freedom, life, patriotic, soldier,
Form: Couplet



An allegory of my life
7 Aug 08 1:00 PM 

I once thought I had awaken from a dream.
I bolted upright and let out scream!  
I ran from my...

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© Bobb Marly  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: good soldier, allegory, boat, care, family,
Form: Narrative
So it goes-homeward bound
The surf, ferocious in the distance
white caps and roller coaster waves
nose-dives into the shore
sand rearranged; sea life takes cover-
the hermit crab –boroughs;
the gulls greedy, hungry...

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Categories: good soldier, absence, introspection,
Form: Prose Poetry
MELTING A SOLDIER'S FROZEN HEART
He sees them wandering
in streets filled with debris:
they are dirty and lean,
and don't speak a word;
many horrible things they have seen,
many screams they have heard
and...

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Categories: good soldier, children, soldier, war,
Form: Rhyme
Memories Of The White Republic
I remember my candles in the night
My eyes heavy but weightless like light
The thought of being a corper my right

A pound on my head boom...

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Categories: good soldier, anxiety, art, beautiful, blessing, dedication, desire,
Form: Ballad
conflict
A million soldiers soaked in red
as a million more are laid to rest
Hold onto comfort as they fight in pain
do not forget or their fight...

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Categories: good soldier, conflict, death, violence, war,
Form: Narrative
sit down, they say
sit down

they tell me

sit down

calm that voice

calm that spirit voice

thats wants to revolutionize

and change hateworld

calm that love

calm that spirit, they say

fearing day of love

fearing reckoning...

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Categories: good soldier, love,
Form: Free verse
WHAT IF I
WHAT IF I
by
 JOHN M. ARRIBAS



What if I would die suddenly, this day
What would kin and acquaintances  say
That I was smart, clever keeping my...

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Categories: good soldier, analogy, eulogy, funeral, introspection, muse, obituary,
Form: Rhyme
Sicut Miles Christi

 Sicut Miles Christi I stand tall 
Sicut Miles Christi I give my all 
To a Man who deprived the devil of his will 
To...

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Categories: good soldier, bible, christian, courage, soldier, spiritual, spoken
Form: Quatrain
As I sit here seven past twelve
As it's just past Memorial Day Kymber
I wanted you of all to know I remember
you even though you weren't in the U.S. war
You fought for...

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© Faith Dye  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: good soldier, bereavement, bullying, death, heartbroken, lonely, love,
Form: Rhyme
Salute to a friend
Sparks fly and smoke billow from seven muzzles
Deep into her heart the explosion echoes
Flashing memories of a smiling face of a love now lost.
Lost in...

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Categories: good soldier, life, sympathy, war
Form: Free verse
Daddy Dementia
My daddy forgot my name
Long before he died
Although he always kept
That twinkle in his eye 

They call it dementia 
But I myself call it hell
For...

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Categories: good soldier, dad, death, life, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Sgt Shultz Defense
He knew how to keep his job:
Follow orders,
speak to superiors only when spoken to
And always give a subservient nod
His grandfather taught his father,
and his father...

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Categories: good soldier, humorous, patriotic, soldier, war,
Form: Narrative
Quiet now, quiet now
I write freely, 
quietly,
without you,
without 
your trespass.
Love has a
texture,
whispers and songs 
in the dark
bring a 
vintage wine,
laughter.

No offense, but
these are
my words 
of straw, 
written indelibly,
finally,
to...

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© John Byrd  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: good soldier, divorce,
Form: Free verse
Right where it belongs
I sit in nothing but rotting death and decay
The world, this day, has it all gone away
Even though the lights in the sky have faded...

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Categories: good soldier, death, hope, peace
Form: I do not know?
Psalm Forty-Two Me As You, Us And Them
The Smashing Pumpkins, shake down nineteen seventy-nine
Cool kids never held the signs; and we don't even care, as restless
As we are; hung down, with the...

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Categories: good soldier, art, baby, cancer, love,
Form: I do not know?
The Fall
Last night, 
after I was struck under the ground, and did not, could not get up;
 I met one of the most beautiful of all...

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© Sage Chief  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: good soldier, art, death, fantasy, life, loss, sadbeautiful,
Form: Verse
The Setting Of The Sun: Part Two
Tommy Atkins was a good boy
grew to be a good man, good soldier,
packed up his troubles in an old kit bag and smiled
as his entrails...

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© Tony Bush  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: good soldier, history, social, time, old, old, ,
Form: Narrative
fallen leaves , soldier tree
torrent of tear's fall , as a springtime rain
the earth quakes , rumbles , from all the pain

my chest heaves from the anguish i see
fallen...

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Categories: good soldier, hope, life, loss, soldier,
Form: Free verse
Our Soldiers
Im very proud of our brave men and women
who fight for our freedom every day
calling home when they can
we ask how they've been
and like a...

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© J Dawn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: good soldier, life, peace, political, warhome, freedom, home,
Form: I do not know?
"In Gods Hands"
The hands have come down and picked its children...
I am still hear alone but God must have his reason...
Could I have done some things wrong...

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Categories: good soldier, faith
Form: Rhyme