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Historical Poems | Examples of Historical Poetry

Historical Poems. Below are examples of poems about historical. This list of poetry about historical is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of historical poetry. This list of works about historical is a great resource for examples of historical poems and show how to write poems about historical. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Historical Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Discomforted By Integrity Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse historical, child abuse, health, love,
Premium Member Poem Avoiding the Elitist Within Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse historical, culture, health, history, integrity,
Premium Member Poem Green Grows UltraViolet Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse historical, caregiving, culture, games, health,
Premium Member Poem Strong-Rooted Thesis Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse historical, earth, environment, health, home,
Premium Member Poem Earth Goddess Gets Riled Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse historical, conflict, culture, earth, god,
Premium Member Poem Black Powder Kai Michael Neumann Rhyme historical, conflict,
Poetic License Terry Flood Rhyme historical, poetry,
Premium Member Poem American Indian, Nightshades, Moonshadows And Howling Wolf Robert Lindley Verse historical, art, conflict, death, history,
For a Moment in Time - NFL Colette Dright Narrative historical, football, memory, sports, thank
Premium Member Poem Stone Soup Sages Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse historical, culture, health, humor, integrity,

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Earthy Empathy
by Gerald Dillenbeck
You've heard that self-unfulfilling prophecy?
"I love humanity--
it's just people I can't stand."

I love healthy humanity--
it's just wealthy and/or snooty people I can't stand

I love cooperative...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, caregiving, gospel, health, humor,

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Notes from a Unitarian Child
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Once upon a time,
an eight year old
Black and Green and Brown and Red and Blue Lives Matter
ultra-nonviolent kid
wrote an ultra-violet note to him/herself
about stuff s/he...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, age, childhood, culture, earth,

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EXPRESSIONS THROUGH POETRY
by JENNIFER PROXENOS
EXPRESSIONS THROUGH POETRY

Writing poetry or anything at all creative is a lonely business.  You are your own judge, for what
You write down on paper,...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, art, poems, poetry,

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Feeling Better
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Systems,
ecosystems,
and ego body-systems,
patriotic systems
and feminist systems
mutually improve,
grow more robust,
resilient,
resonant when WinWin relationships
between diversely paradigmatic elements
within said system
and between unsaid systems
improve,
grow more healthy wealth together
well-greased co-operative...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, earth, health, integrity,

BREXIT
by Jeffrey Heathfield
Britain's anticipated escape from Europe's hold,
Remaining strong and waiting for the story to be told,
Entering into a global world with a calmer note,
Xenophile attitudes that...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, anger, break up, emotions,

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White Privilege
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Structural racism lives outside
while personal racists die inside
Choking on polluted air
and water
and soil,
nature and spirit of history's orthodox structures
eliting Big WhiteHouse privilege.

Racist systems
produce racist daddies
and...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, green, hate, health, love,

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2020 Vision Choice
by Gerald Dillenbeck
We have chosen,
with fertile parents
and their grandparents,
With our community
and our community's historical journey,
multiculturally rooted


To live in this time
When LeftBrain dominating disassociations
raise RightWing deductive powers
to reductively...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, green, health, integrity, peace,

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Seasonal joy
by Roy Pett
We say adieu to a cornucopia 
of pleasure provided by our summer
on our travels to find natures utopia
expectations that fall will be a stunner 
beautiful...

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Quintain (English) | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, autumn, emotions, hope, imagery,

That House at the top of that hill
by John Dickinson
That House at the top of that hill

That house at the top of that hill
Was cursed with no love to live there.
It's life was tragic,...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, sad,

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A Historical Event
by Curtis Moorman
A HISTORICAL EVENT

It happened over 2,000 years ago
But the story is still being told
About a man that you may know
A man great to behold

Considered by...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, birth, blessing, christian, inspirational,

Best Blind Date I Ever Had
by Jonathan French
We were both from the west country,
so it was convenient.
I thought: right! We'll meet at 
Jamaica Inn, on Bodmin Moor,
I wanted something a touch historical.
Then,...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, friendship,

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DUAL HERITAGE
by JENNIFER PROXENOS
I am a descendant of Greece and the
Greeks,
We say hello and goodbye by kissing
Both cheeks,
But I also descend from the British,
For my father was very,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, life, travel,

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Three Answers
by Tom Cunningham
I decided to try my hand at writing poetry
Not realising that the whole wide world would see
A poetic talent that I never knew I had
Until...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, history, poetry,

Time And Tide Wait For No Man
by matthew harris
Or Woman, Or Child, Or...

The following elucidated
     conjecture actually can
(reed best) be taken with a grain
     of...

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Enclosed Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, 11th grade, 7th grade,

Sensitive
by Brandon Connor
I say a lot of things but little of it has any meaning
These daily words and conversations are all too quick and fleeting
But NEVER say...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, conflict, perspective, political, social,

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Advent of Love's Adventure
by Gerald Dillenbeck
When and where
ecological sisterhooded wisdom dies

So too theological Win-Lose compromise
between nature's humanity
brothered, yet sometimes bothered, 
with spirited patriarchal divinity,
secular Western CoOperating Truths
inhaling sacred Eastern Beauty.

Subjective...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, caregiving, earth, gender, health,

Aftermath Of Hurricane Florence eye one
by matthew harris
Florence hydra logical might -
tee pseudo tentacles, monstrous sight
didst bring watery plight,
deluge rivaling Noah - bliss oblige
     epic flood of biblical
...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, 6th grade, america, depression,

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Restoring Supreme HealthJustice
by Gerald Dillenbeck
My litmus test question
for supreme and more everyday justice makers
organic bakers
RealTime fakers:

Have you read research results
comparing retributive justice unhealthy outcomes
to those of good-faith restorative
cooperative
justice processes?
Repairing...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, caregiving, forgiveness, freedom, health,

The Pure Beauty of Feelings Within
by Gordon McConnell
here I am walking along the beach
on the Scottish west side by the coast
just taking in all the sounds and smells
such a lovely sensation one...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, beauty, emotions, heart,

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The Troubled Client
by Gerald Dillenbeck
My most troubling client
told me he died last night.

While this did not appear to be his somber case,
nor, sadly,
did my home office silently resound
like this...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, death, dream, health, humanity,