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Best Humvee Poems

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


Hawaiian Winds
The humid Hawaiian heat hobbles my head and heart too,
Hitting as the Humvee high-tails past on the highway, 
Sweat seeps steadily south from scalp to...

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Categories: humvee, beach, mountains, nature, ocean, wind,
Form: Rhyme



Daniel Doc Jacobs
He's the one they call "Doc",
tending to those who need his care,
always putting others before himself,
whether in foreign land, sea or by air.
Here's his story,...

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Categories: humvee, inspirational, life,
Form: Rhyme
Lighthouse on the Rock
He lived on the stairs behind the old house,
Sheltered from the storms in his small retreat.
There were four wood steps shaded from the light;
This old...

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Categories: humvee, deep, feelings, freedom, growth, journey, life,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
What Happened
As you ended our video call,
You suited up,
Helmet,
Armor,
Gun.
Just another day in that god forsaken place,
As soon as you stepped off the plane it felt like...

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Categories: humvee, brother, death, farewell, pain, soldier, violence,
Form: Dramatic monologue
In A Gentle Way You Can Shake The World
When they draped the flag on your coffin mate 
I was dumb, dead with it-
they ought to at least give you one last chance 
to...

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© Rod Scott  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humvee, bereavement, war,
Form: Free verse



Small Hands, Small Feet
Her life is not one of shopping malls,
those fancy purses, and shoes to match.
No her life is not fifty dollar hair cuts, and
manicures, followed with...

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Categories: humvee, adventure, passion, places, teen, time, visionary,
Form: Lyric
A Warm Cup of War
As the suicide bomber detonates himself at a roadside check
I wait for my coffee machine's light to turn green and beep
Carnage unfolds after all bits...

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Categories: humvee, conflict, death, death of a friend,
Form: Free verse
Squire the service dog
I'm twenty seven years old
Not, old by any standard
But, in my world...I'm seven
Seven years removed from an IED
Seven years away from the day that changed...

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Categories: humvee, freedom,
Form: Epic
I hope your pen bleeds
I hope your pen bleeds
And ruins your tweed
Stains your skin
Gets infected
Makes you ill
And you spill your jello
Get a scuff
On those new white shoes
I hope your...

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Categories: humvee, nonsense,
Form: Free verse
A Call To Arms-Volume Two
Here comes some times that nobody wants to see.  Just sitting there watching 
there boxed in tv.  or buying some junker pretending to...

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© John Allen  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humvee, faith, imagination, inspirational, life, visionary, fear,
Form: Ballad
Squire
Squire - a recollection of war
I'm twenty seven years old
Not, old by any standard
But, in my world...I'm seven
Seven years removed from an IED
Seven years away...

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Categories: humvee, animal, anxiety, beautiful, care, conflict, fear,
Form: Free verse
Armchair Qua Laptop Traveler
Pennilessness disallows me
     luxury tubby globe trekker
hence, my imagination
     takes me random places minus
   ...

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Categories: humvee, adventure, africa, america, chicago, ireland, moon,
Form: Free verse