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Best Independence Day Poems

Below are the all-time best Independence Day poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of independence day poems written by PoetrySoup members


INDEPENDENCE DAY
Longing for the answers.. it's a mystery
Why would you leave and let me go
It's hard enough without a you and me
But it's killing me inside...

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© Lyric Man  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: independence day, angst, betrayal, break up, confusion, emotions,
Form: Lyric



INDEPENDENCE DAY
Today is the day I've been longing for
The day good things came together
The day of first steps,and shrinking growths
You could have knocked me down with...

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Categories: independence day, friendship, happiness, love, day, longing, day,
Form: Lyric
Greetings on your Independence Day
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Greetings on your Independence Day 

Greetings on your Independence Day 
Dear American poet friends of Poetry Soup
Including those 
Who had left their lasting impressions...

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Categories: independence day,
Form: Haibun
Feelings on Our Independence Day

Today 15th August, we are celebrating 
The 67th Independence day of India.



My country
Has yet to witness the glimpse
Of an enchanting flowering season,
When winds would be...

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Categories: feelings, independence day,
Form: Epic
Premium Member UNCHAIN MY HEART AND SET ME FREE
Unlock me set me free
Allow me to be myself
I’m tired of being here
In this prison of hate
You’re so confusing
Unlock me set me free
One minute you...

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© Alexis Y.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: independence day, confusion, dark, hurt,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Fourth Of July
Fourth of July, Independence Day for the United States, and
On the news political speeches praising the nations heritage, then
Reading of the declaration in deep proud...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: celebration, firework, history, patriotic, independence day,
Form: Acrostic
This Fourth Of July
This 4th Of July

To my fellow Americans, 
during this 4th of July.
I have a thought.. . Here's why…

When we salute our flag
 ever so grand.
Our...

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Categories: america, freedom, holiday, hope, independence day,
Form: Rhyme
To those who fight
Beginning a journey with unseen ends,
Saluting your old life behind, you walk on.
Encasing your love deep in your heart,
Grasping to a single portrait in your...

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Categories: adventure, america, blessing, devotion, independence day,
Form: Quatrain
70 Years Past Midnight - Part II
.. continued 


Flag-lowering is a daily observance at the Wagah Border, open to the public this day.

 On our view of the gate:

  ...

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© Sneha RV  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: independence day, 10th grade, age, august, blessing, change,
Form: Haibun
A HARD DAY TO DIE FREE
A HARD DAY TO DIE FREE


Brother come to my side,
Come to see a sunshine of a new day
A new day of struggling
Come to see the...

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Categories: independence day,
Form: Lyric
70 Years Past Midnight - Part I

-- January 30, Martyr's Day --

noble and martyred
wrapped in the colours they served
   nation in their legacy
      ...

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© Sneha RV  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: independence day, 10th grade, august, celebration, change, independence
Form: Haibun
One Glance
Spotlights illuminate the market square stage

casting hints of light upon that lily white face 

sipping iced coffee at the corner café 

Music plays but my...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: independence day, first love, future, longing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member America, Be Proud
Happy birthday America, Happy 4th of July.
Show the red, white and blue, high against the sky.

Over 200 years ago it was put forth to right...

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Categories: america, freedom, happy birthday, independence day,
Form: Rhyme
JAI HIND HAPPY 70th BIRTHDAY TO INDIA
Mother India
 
Each August 15th since 1947, a day of expectant waiting –
Either terror from India’s enemies and frenemies
Or the terror of weather, some natural...

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© Anil Deo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: independence day, absence, africa, beauty, birthday, identity, independence
Form: Rhyme
I will have a happy New Year
I will surely have a happy New Year
If someone stops stepping into my life
Forcing me to do  that I don't expect to
Asking me to...

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Categories: feelings, freedom, independence day, nature, new
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Eagle in Jesus
By Dawne Zacharias

This bird is admired for its grandeur,
 its grace in flight,
Its size and magnificent power.
When in flight it stirs the
 soul to true...

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Categories: america, god, independence day, inspirational, leadership,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Soldier's 4th of July
He sits on the edge of the hill
his abode from a society
that shattered his dreams

he can hear the echo of thunder
in the valley below
see bombs...

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Categories: independence day, military,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tanks

Tanks

"Da Tanks, da Tanks."
The President is not Chairman Mao.  
Come on now!
Gads, what an ungrateful nation!

Perhaps haughty Don Lemon or
that court jester, Jim Acosta,
Two snobby...

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Categories: america, encouraging, independence day,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In Memory, Luis Alvarez,American Hero
In memory: Luis Alvarez, American Hero

Thank you for working on
the smoking ruins of 9/11!
Those days when we were
more than proud to be a 
free country.
Yes,...

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Categories: america, independence day, inspiration,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member WINTERWORKS

Starlight explosion entertains cherubic-cheeked Moonpie,
Arrayed in soothing baby blue receiving blanket pure sky,
whilst the Winterworks whistles a New Year’s Eve Lullaby.

A snow princess in pink,...

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Categories: independence day, baby, firework, love,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member Freedom
Freedom is never free.
Respect our liberty.
Enjoy its many rights.
Expect it may cause fights.
Democracy survives,
Only if backed with lives.
May we not let it die.


10/27/16...

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Categories: america, courage, freedom, independence day, inspirational,
Form: Acrostic
Thankyou
Thankyou 

How do you thank someone for giving you twenty-five  years of extra life


Yes twenty-five years extra, Of  being a Mother, Nanny and...

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© pat dring  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: independence day, addiction, anniversary, anxiety, appreciation, body, celebration,
Form: Rhyme
MOTHER GHANA
MOTHER GHANA
I was told about your retrospect, after that scene, I burst into tears. I learned they came to genuflect like angels and took away...

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Categories: independence day, art, fun, happy, inspirational, irony, voice,
Form: Lyric
Bloodstones
salty tears from wars fought 
overflow, filling an ocean
blood that was spilled, gets mixed in,
staining virgin stones--
or are these lost souls?

time and tide try to...

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Categories: independence day, history, war
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ode to earthquake -w
	(My ode to Earthquake is an irregular ode. The ode is written in
memory of an earthquake that took place in Gujarat State (Kutch Region) 
of...

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Categories: independence day, mother, poetry,
Form: Ode