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Helmand Poems - Poems about Helmand

Helmand Poems - Examples of all types of poems about helmand to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for helmand.

Premium Member Your Shinin'
...'Hey J-Dog..!' alpha squad's boss, a real character, pointed an exaggerated finger at my chest.. Asked him 'yeah, what?' 'Your shinin'...' - Looked down to see, a bright red envelope pokin' ou......Read More
Categories: helmand, death, heartbreak, paradise, passion,
Form: Free verse

...A small secretion gave him away, the tough marine who had yomped in a day from San Carlos to Stanley, served in Helmand, but now was defeated by the tiniest hand that gripped his finger and would......Read More
Categories: helmand, baby, birth, feelings,
Form: Rhyme
Joe Townsend
...Joe’s triathlon consisted of a 750m swim, A hand bike race which covered 20km, And then a wheelchair race for 5km grim: Joe collapsed on the Rio finish line fen. But he came sixth, a good Ro......Read More
Categories: helmand, sports, strength,
Form: Quatrain
Nick Beighton
...Helmand hit army captain Nick hard in October 2009, Where he stepped on an improvised while on patrol; He was 27 years of age, in the Royal Engineers fine, But a medic saved his life, but not hi......Read More
Categories: helmand, boat, body, health, sports,
Form: Quatrain
Helmand Night
...dusk falls war and often stars above watching men hide fears held close behind a gun... move out.......Read More
Categories: helmand, war,
Form: Cinquain

Hapless In Helmand
...four star circus side show of war, thugs on a hillside another killing floor, greedy men squabble loudly gulping down the poor, coalition vacuole futility galore, sobbing children in the ......Read More
Categories: helmand, war,
Form: I do not know?
They March - Home At Last
...Resplendent in their uniforms Led by the band of bagpipes and drums They march - home at last The musicians in their uniforms of tartan Playing " there was a soldier a scottish soldier" They march ......Read More
Categories: helmand, soldier,
Form: Rhyme
Sparks and Ashes
...Sparks and Ashes A child was just born at Helmand BOOM! BOOM! BOOM!! His soul flew "zero to infinity" BOOM! BOOM! BOOM!! An old grandpa held a piece luck wile Eating out a crested bread; Grand ma......Read More
Categories: helmand, fear, loss, war, drug,
Form: Blank verse
A Helmand Soldier
...Here I am In Afghanistan To protect the people from the Taliban But The Imam Laughs at me Says Stupid man This Is your Vietnam You’ve been here now Near 10 Ramadans And Still you cower In your armour......Read More
Categories: helmand, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Blackhawk Dawn
...In rugged mountains of beige A mission has been set To rid a faction of rebels Where conflict will be met Eradication To return a country to good Dispose of the unwanted For the feud to con......Read More
Categories: helmand, death, places, war
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Letters From Afghanistan (Cowritten By James Fraser)
...Dear Carolyn: Another letter from another tour In this place in the sand they call Helmand This will be my last, for you can be sure To never look back on these Afghan lands Dear Ja......Read More
Categories: helmand, life, loss, warjoy,
Form: Rhyme