Best World War II Poems
Below are the all-time best World War II poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of world war ii poems written by PoetrySoup members
world war ii, age, cat, life, wisdom,
Each day Annie Lesley opened a can
Her eighty-six-year-old hands trembling
As she sat with her cat and ate pet food
What is wrong with this elder’s rendering?
A Rose by any other name ---
world war ii, beauty, humanity, love, peace,
Through the hushed whisper of the breeze
Flowing through the majestic circling pine trees
I sense that I have stepped
Into a sacred hallowed space
A GARDEN OF ROSES
Pearls Beneath the Harbor
world war ii, people, places, world war
Our bank accounts nearly emptied so we could afford a vacation; two young working girls who'd never been far from home. We were looking forward...
Little Toy Soldiers
world war ii, 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
COLOR AND DIVERSITY
world war ii, color, discrimination, violence, world
The world's grey. Slowly, methodically,
Feathers from colorful birds have been burned.
Sheep in a fog on a snowy mountain.
One man thought uniformity equaled
Superiority, ugly furor.
Where White Crosses Grow
world war ii, death, hero, memorial day,
Rows and rows and rows of white crosses,
Like sentinels -stone-fixed to the ground.
The wind like a shroud wraps around them,
Enshrining each space where they're found.
world war ii, history, obituary, tribute, woman,
Thousands living in fear
For they knew Hitler was growing near
In Poland her career would soon to be
As she helped scared persecuted to flee
Gas chambers were...
courage, world war ii,
of stranded men
lined a bloody beach,
hope was draining with each
air strike delivered by the
unrelenting Germans’ aircraft.
Cold, starved, and injured men watched from shore -
war, world war ii,
Wild galloping horse
Berlin nineteen forty-five
Hoof pounding the Earth
Act III, Final Scene
world war ii, death, fear, funeral, war,
Act III, final scene, psychodrama script-
the world is ushered off into history's crypt.
All the super heroes lie slaughtered...
war, world war ii,
France, fascinating place of beauty and grace overwhelmed by a master and fascist race
with a dagger in one hand and the other, a mace
world war ii, death, family, memorial, world
From Poland hailed your Uncle Max, who in matters of manners was a bit lax,
While from France came Aunt Belle, whom I thought was really...
Stranger Than Fiction PART 4
world war ii, death, religious, world war
I continued down the driveway and then came to a stop, damn, I thought I’ve come down the wrong driveway it must be further...
Fields of red of Poppy leaf
world war ii, remembrance day, war, world
Fields of red, of poppy leaf
The fields where so many brave came to grief
Brave men indeed who refused to kneel
To give freedom to others,...
world war ii, appreciation, family, freedom, military,
Lost of one
One by one
Life on the line
Bullets to bombs
Freedom is the fight
Trained for war
Forward they go
Front line is the spot
They Never Went To War
world war ii, death, loss, men, war,
They never went to war; they stayed at home
The young, the old, the unwell and the dead
The women who were not allowed to roam
memory, world war ii,
Started taking Vitamin B-12 for my memory
Reminding me of the B-29, a question for Jeopardy
A bomber during history's dark time
World War II, a disgusting crime
May Life Bless You
world war ii, business, care, character, courage,
May life bless you with real freedom,
Keep enjoyment as your place,
May you find your own confidence,
From your education and your space;
world war ii, historywar, war, world war
The once was a Native American Navajo
Who served his country and to war did go.
He wrote codes by the score
Which helped end the war
father, world war ii,
The first time I saw my father I was a year and 8 months old. He had returned home for a short respite ...
Ellsworth Wallace Haynes
world war ii, courage, death, hero, history,
This poem has been removed for publishing on Amazon in WW II in Poetry: Veterans Stories in Poetry, including my late father's who was a...
world war ii, freedom, remembrance day, veterans
we think of those who went to war
we think of them and what they were fighting for
they stood for what they believed was right
The World War II Years
world war ii, conflict, war, world war
For what's it's worth, here's my recollection
Of my young years growing up in Canada in the 40s
Right off the bat, you may think the war...
The man who lies here
world war ii, memorial day, power, world
The man who lies here loved and hated humankind
In equal measures
world war ii, death, grandfather, world war
Grave is where you lie
Remembering who you are
Attributes you instilled in me, guided fleets
Fought in World War II
Agonizing pain from cancer...