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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,
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
Philippine Independence Day
P-hilippine Independence Day
H-ad been proclaimed twelfth of June; 
I-t was the year eighteen ninety-eight, 
L-iberation lives neath the moon.
I-t was the freedom from foreign control,...

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Categories: independence day,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member GIVE ME LIBERTY or death

pink and sparkles spout
above liberty statue
cloud tauts happiness
fireworks all around applaud
hands clap on soil and sea

the swirl of nations,
a landing party of dreams...
but some from...

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Categories: america, freedom, independence day,
Form: Verse



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: independence day, america, courage, freedom, independence
Form: Acrostic
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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Categories: independence day, celebration, firework, history, patriotic,
Form: Acrostic
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: independence day, adventure, america, blessing, devotion,
Form: Quatrain
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: independence day, america, freedom, holiday, hope,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Haibun
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,
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
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: independence day, america, freedom, happy birthday,
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,
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,
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,
Form: Prose
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 ITs THE FOURTH

It’s the fourth - fireworks; the fizzle of stars.
The colorful display of power of the people —
waving of the red, white and blue; freedom
rings, slowly,...

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Categories: america, freedom, independence day,
Form: Narrative
Thinking of Dad
Well, I guess I’m finally that cranky
old Slow Poke: the one who does
25 in a 35—the one who rolls up
his driver’s window, when you pull
alongside...

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© Joe DiMino  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: appreciation, freedom, independence day,
Form: Free verse
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
Thank you Diana
Thank you Diana

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


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

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© pat dring  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: independence day, addiction, anniversary, anxiety, appreciation,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ode to an earthquake-w
What a day you chose, Grandma Mine!
To quake, to move, to shiver, to shake
Thereby to ravage, to savage, to shatter,
The celebrations of Mother India Republic...

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Categories: nature, independence day,
Form: Ode
Trending Change
Inflicted is this society
Of depicted truths to matter 
Does it matter
When every life doesn't matter to the same accord

Accordingly, slavery was abolished 
To what effect...

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Categories: independence day, change, conflict, hate, humanity,
Form: Free verse
Soldier-The Real Hero
All this when I remember, 
Silently rolls down a tear.

Our country was in danger
And nation's pride at stake;
A bloody battle shook the border, 
Turned into...

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Categories: courage, independence day, soldier,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Declaration of InterDependence
When in the Course of Earth’s climatic events, 
it becomes necessary for cultures to resolve political bands 
which have connected Her with human nature, 
and...

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Categories: freedom, health, independence day,
Form: Prose Poetry