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Best In Harms Way Poems

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Premium Member The Good News
...She is a ten year old girl.
Her mother?...
...A fine example 
for her daughter.

...He is a father a husband.
He was a soldier...
...sent in harms way.
They are a...

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Categories: in harms way, courage,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member Blanket of prayers
I may not believe in war
Yet I still believe in you
I am one of the many
You are one of the few

You are standing in harms...

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Categories: in harms way, appreciation, emotions, war,
Form: Quatrain
In A World Far Away
As the sun goes down,
in a world far away,
brave men, and women,
are in harms way.
They were sent,
they couldn't back down,
this is their job,
no braver can...

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Categories: in harms way, life, love, thank you,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Remember Me I Am a Soldier
I'm on my way, to save the day;
On a bus, then on a plane I'm on my way;
to a war to defend an unknown territory
to...

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Categories: in harms way, adventure, appreciation, bereavement, celebration,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member TOLERANCE
To the question of tolerance, I do so tolerate,
The ignorance of the sighted. not to see the hunger
Of their own brethren.
To the question of tolerance....

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: in harms way, bullying, discrimination, fear, inspirational,
Form: Free verse



War
WAR
Senseless killings
Barbaric and animalistic desires
Necrophilia and sadomasochism
Blinded by nationalistic pride
All out war
So babies have no where to hide
Drone attacks on hospitals and nurseries 
They bury...

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Categories: in harms way, war
Form: Haiku
The Rodeo Clown
It must be hard to be a clown.
When all day long you're chased around.
Those great big bull's whose attention you need.
If the cowboys caught up...

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Categories: in harms way, people
Form: Light Verse
Weather
Nothing changes, you know.
The weather I mean.
Its just like any other spring day.
Sunny, green, full of life.

I imagined it being much different. 
I thought I...

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Categories: in harms way, death, fear, god, natural
Form: Free verse
Indianapolis
The date is twenty six July,nineteen hundred forty five
soon, only three hundred seventeen would be alive
Eleven hundred ninety six of you assigned 
eight hundred seventy...

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Categories: in harms way, dedication, war, men, men,
Form: Epitaph
Unspeakable Love
unspeakable love
met me at the door everyday
scratching with his paws
he never missed aday

unspeakable love
is very very shy
love made in the heart
only thorugh the eye's

unspeakable love
comes...

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Categories: in harms way, passion
Form: Quatrain
Reality Check
My president does not believe
that terror, is Islam based
Without the courage to say the words
he struggles to save face

Can't bring himself to say the words
what's...

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© Pete Yuhas  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: in harms way, conflict, identity, leadership, patriotic,
Form: Lyric
Lord Bless our Troops
    
I wrote a letter just today,
To a young soldier in a land that’s far away.
The letter I wrote was hard for...

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Categories: in harms way, thank you, warwomen, men,
Form: Verse
America's Veterens
God bless the man
who made the stand
to keep America free
from the beginning of
America’s history

for over 200 years
our men and women have
stood in harms way
who believed...

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Categories: in harms way, inspirational, introspection, political, war,
Form: Verse
What Patriotism Really Means
Some would have you believe a right to be free
To share an ideal of ethics and defend what you feel
To hold sacred a land that...

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© Ron Flatow  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: in harms way, death, people, social, integrity,
Form: Free verse
9/11 A day of heroes
 The word hero has acquired new definition after the 9/11 attacks
a bit broader and perhaps more inclusive but still a badge of honor
which is...

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Categories: in harms way, dedicationhero,
Form: Prose Poetry
The Unknown Soldier (acrostic)
Tales of heroes beyond, the normal despair of war’s plight,
Hearing of these stories, make us all quiver, in the night.
Each of them that go to...

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Categories: in harms way, death, hope, life, peace,
Form: Acrostic
Bull fighter
Crowd loud 
and wild.
Snorting aloud
can be heard
as they are sorted.
Rough riders prayed
that they will make the ride.
Clowns entertain the crowd
as they get set to intercede.
Bulls...

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Categories: in harms way,
Form: Rhyme
What Love Is
Love is coming home late at night,
while everyone else is asleep,
so you can earn extra money,
so they have something to eat,

Love is trying to help...

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Categories: in harms way, life, love,
Form: Light Verse
FATHERS PRIDE
Fathers send their sons
Off to war with such pride,
they fight for political beliefs, 
Where so many have died.

What father would encourage,
Their beloved to be in...

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Categories: in harms way, anger,
Form: Sonnet
At Any Cost
Symptomatic folly,
 the tail now wags the dog

Whose bark, it whimper’s drolly,
 all teeth removed and gone

Reacting, never acting,
  new victims every day

All courage...

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Categories: in harms way, freedom, spoken word,
Form: Rhyme
lies
The actions of a few have put the world in harms way
"You were our favorite mistake"
is what the hypocritical Christians say
when disowning their own children
when...

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Categories: in harms way, abuse, anger, angst, betrayal,
Form: Free verse
Night Creatures
the night is dark and 'oh so quiet,
not a soul around to be seen.
Trees stand still,
moon hides behind clouds.
Crickets chirp,
and all are asleep.
'Oh mystical night...

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Categories: in harms way, inspirationalgod, night, dark, dark,
Form: I do not know?
His Father's Son
HIS FATHERS SON							07-23-08


“He is his fathers son” ,
The one that you should’ve taught, right from wrong
He’s the one who you kept waiting all night long.

“He...

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© Ida Igess  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: in harms way, familylove, drug,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Back By Force
living on the edge and it's going to my head

sitting up at night all alone in bed

 

Following the rainbow to the sky

I see a...

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Categories: in harms way, appreciation, basketball, lost love,
Form: Free verse
The Children
People everywhere bring me your ear,
I have something to say that you need to hear
bad things are happening to our children today,
creatures of darkness are...

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Categories: in harms way, childhood, death, dedication, devotion,
Form: Tail-rhyme