Best Soldier Poems
Below are the all-time best Soldier poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of soldier poems written by PoetrySoup members
soldier, humanity, humorous, life, pride,
Introducing: Nate & Linda
The smile on my lips
is forced and coerced
I pretend to pay attention
give the best possible advice
everyone praises me
I'm so kind, polite and...
A Soldiers Song
I taste an emptiness of love
and weep from pain, in loss befall.
Hope flees in fields of light above
when time casts me its eternal pall.
Still A Soldier
bereavement, soldier, veterans day,
I lay here today a soldier
I know some don't understand
I will try to explain
So maybe you can
I served my country
For many a year
I retired long...
The Generous Bard
soldier, abuse, character, community, corruption,
(The Merry Adventures of Robin Good)
Sherwood's Forest legendary, leading man
up, down, tricking eggs between branches
slender, slander, his voice is growing thinner
twisting, turning heads 50...
baptism, god, military, soldier,
I signed a contract with the state
to use my body as they will.
My mind they did manipulate.
In the name of freedom, I would kill.
The Crosses of Night
bereavement, death, sad, soldier,
Rising before me, scattered graves are like stars
Embracing the light, while reflecting the moon
These fields, vast and silent, ... never ending, are the valiant
Red, White and Blue
patriotic, soldier, war,
He Lay Where He Had Fallen.
Enemy Fire Had Brought Him Down.
He Knew His Life Was Over,
As He Lost All Sight and Sound.
He Knew a Peaceful...
Unsung Hero - The Soldier
appreciation, hero, loneliness, soldier,
Unsung Hero – The Soldier
Warily he stood at the corner,
Wondering which way to turn.
A weary smile on his faded brow,
As he held out an old...
Veteran's Day - 2015
appreciation, soldier, veterans day,
Veteran’s Day - 2015
with stilled crosses.
at the few who line the streets
to familiar cadence
flag’s half mast history
as Taps resounds
A Lost Soldier
soldier, dad, death, farewell, hero,
He wrapped his arms around me
Never wanting to let go
I gently whispered in his ear
Daddy, when you coming home?
He said I'm...
Only Soldiers - for contest
peace, soldier, war,
They are thanked for their service
by those who never served.
Commended for their bravery
by those who never donned
the colors of the country
the red, the white,...
Little Toy Soldiers
boy, goodbye, peace, soldier,
Little Toy Soldiers going off to war
None will ever live to see age twenty four
None of them even know what they're fighting for
Expendable for a Cause
bereavement, soldier, war,
A young man carrying a green duffel bag
over his shoulder shifts when he walks.
Off to war for our country and flag.
No military knowledge with little...
Death Of A Lancer
death, horse, love, soldier,
My one true love with eyes of sparkling blue
Our hearts as one it was our destiny
Heaven sent you for me and me for you
Pray that soon will come better days
soldier, drug, hope, meaningful, peace,
PRAY THAT SOON WILL COME BETTER DAYS
Soldiers on patrol-
drones on radio control…
They gain ground…as walls come crumbling down
Fire streaks through the night-
Winning The War
daughter, death, love, soldier,
WINNING THE WAR
In tough action of war crawls the soldier
across the thorny ground riddled with mine,
charges with loaded gun on the shoulder,
revenge and rage...
Eyes of Blue
soldier, freedom, hero, memorial day,
A people persecuted beyond imagination;
To help them he felt, was his obligation.
He joined the army in World War II;
Not knowing his hell would be Eyes...
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
soldier, violence, war,
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier - Canada
We all know you now
You have fallen at our feet
You have guarded them all with life and limb
soldier, anger, animal, evil, slam,
(Innuendo -- Pigs)
All around are sticks and stone
Feel God's loving arms around you
-----At last, I am redeemed-----
A feast of my soul, you shall receive
My Fallen Brother
soldier, angst, brother, history, loss,
White marble stones
Stand proud in the sun
To remember my colleagues
The heroic fallen ones
Many a battle
Many a campaign
Some did return
For some never the same
The Soldier's Way
soldier, dedication, loss, warson, school,
When my son was small he and his friends loved to play marines
A brown eyed soldier dressed up in his helmet and his jeans
THE LOWEST OF THE LOW
career, identity, life, soldier,
You may see me out on the streets
Lying curled up in a foetal position my sleeping bag in a shop doorway
Trying to get a few...
MEN OF HONOR
courage, peace, soldier,
Today the bite of frost nibbles
On icy dusk and rain-spun grass
When prayers glide of nighttime down,
As battle strikes your whispers yield
Through ambushed maze drilling...
A Tribute to Jayson, My Brave Warrior
love, missing you, soldier,
A Tribute to Jayson, My Brave Warrior
My dear son, Jayson
When you called late last night to let me know
You were deploying to go overseas tomorrow