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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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Time And Tide Wait For No Man matthew harris Enclosed Rhyme historical, 11th grade, 7th grade,
Sensitive Brandon Connor Lyric historical, conflict, perspective, political, social,
Premium Member Poem Advent of Love's Adventure Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse historical, caregiving, earth, gender, health,
Aftermath Of Hurricane Florence eye one matthew harris Dramatic Verse historical, 6th grade, america, depression,
Premium Member Poem Restoring Supreme HealthJustice Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse historical, caregiving, forgiveness, freedom, health,
The Pure Beauty of Feelings Within Gordon McConnell Rhyme historical, beauty, emotions, heart,
Premium Member Poem The Troubled Client Gerald Dillenbeck Free verse historical, death, dream, health, humanity,
Premium Member Poem The Dilettante Diaries: Going Gangsta on the Road to The Lotus Eaters at Loon Junction Leanne Lovejoy-Burton Free verse historical, cool, courage, fun, humorous,
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Premium Member Poem SecularExperience v SacredTheory Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse historical, caregiving, education, environment, green,
Starting Today Moses Gava ABC historical, retirement,

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GreyScale Chauvinists
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Evangelical fundamentalists,
whether Christian or Islamic or Zionist or Atheist or...
turn away from gospel culture and culturally contextualized scripture
inspired by a God/dess of liberal multicultural divine...

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

The Art Museum
by Bette Bavington
The first thing we learned is beauty is in
The eye of the beholder.
Paintings or pictures can be done in
Oils, watercolors, pen,
Charcoal, pencil, marker,
Crayons, and chalk.
The...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, adventure, appreciation, art, beautiful,

Poland
by Wieslaw Musialowski
Translated by Przemyslaw Musialowski

Kneeling before you,
I bow my head low,
confessing the truths
due to the Motherland:

It's you who taught me
to see beauty with a word,
and when...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, appreciation, i love you,

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Hercules do come quick
by Marc Acrich
Hercules do come quick 
I need to move a cabinet,
we need a bit of muscle
If you please
I'm trying so.
But I can't move it and inch...

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

Car Number Sixteen
by Christine Phillips
This train is coming down the main
This train is rocking my brain
This train is the overcrowded train
This train is washing in the rain
This train is...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, confidence, desire, endurance, forgiveness,

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Wind Song
by Leanne Lovejoy-Burton

“Wind Song”




When the rain came it raised a torrent
music, little by little, raised the levy
light pebbles rolled over one by one
took with them 
all their...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, family, flying, freedom, home,

The Arts of Rome and Paris
by Christopher Flaherty
Twice I have taken in the delights of Paris
And on one of those occasions 
I visted the Louvre 

And strode the hallowed vista hall's 
Besieged...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, art,

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A Spider's Web
by Gary Bateman
A Spider’s Web

a true engineering marvel
a mastery of tensile strength
flexible, firm, unrelenting

icky, sticky, viscous
this web most certainly is
all the better to trap prey
and cocoon them...

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Imagism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, death, environment, image, imagery,

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Truth Isn't Truth
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Attorney Giuliani,
concerned about perjury charges,
declares sometimes Truth is not True

So I suppose 
Fake is not necessarily False
and it's OK for us to believe
whatever feels most...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, betrayal, leadership, passion, patriotic,

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BadNews Suspension
by Gerald Dillenbeck
It helps me to optimize possible health-improving wealth outcomes
by temporarily suspending disbelief
we have each chosen to be spiritually reborn into
each and every WinWin opportunity
to optimize...

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

Hell House
by Vladislav Raven
“ Hell House.”
By,
Michael .P. Clarke.

BRANCH…..A…..Historical.

PART…..1. The Dark power.

In the year of our lord, twelve hundred and twenty seven, the place, England, a small village known...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, death, dream, emotions, history,

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Toot the horn
by Gershon Wolf
When a baby's born, we toot the horn
   When from this Earth we pass, we play taps

In between, horns herald Kings and Queens
...

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Epitaph | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, death, god, history, technology,

before the after
by RD McManes
a fragment of before
prehistory rhetorical relic
some long ago thought
where imagination blooms
as reality withers
not quite dead

our dreams
become fermentations 
something to sip
when it is time to believe...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, dream, future, nostalgia, time,

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Degenerating Democracies
by Gerald Dillenbeck
ReGenerating MultiCultural Ecologies

Our unwhole Uniting States'
degenerative republic governing system
was designed by white patriarchal representatives
to expand our polarizing divide
between what a true European Native USA Representative
Senator
CEO...

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

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Evesham my town
by Tom Cunningham
I was not born here but I’ll probably see out my years here.
Circumstances brought me here twenty or so years ago and I’m still here
It’s...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, dedication, england,

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Donald John
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Great White Father,

About those anti-BadNewsMedia rallies
while our SouthWest is burning
and while our SouthEast is flooding
and wet windstorm conflagrating,
feeling the flamed-up wrath
of an angry EarthGoddess,

Why do...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, betrayal, break up, fire,

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Stalking Disabling Futures
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Why should
or would
or could authority of competing violent colonizing pasts
outweigh responsibility for our cooperative co-arising futures?

People with disabling histories
seem to be more honest,
transparent,
to speak thirsty...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, appreciation, christian, culture, destiny,

Stasis of Freedom
by Todd Aguilar Jr.
This sad station or stasis of education 
people over social media no relation 
this web taking over our nation

patiently waiting the debating 
America the land...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, america, conflict, education, grave,

August History Since Today Marks First Day
by matthew harris
As eighth month of the year
both within Gregorian and predecessor,
     the Julian calendar, where
said month originally
     named...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: historical, 11th grade, 12th grade,

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NonTrump Trumpian NonConversations
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Please feel free to add your own:

About Trump BBQing Mueller:
I worry Trump seems to protest overly much. 

And overly soon.


About Trump's Worst Trade Deal Ever...

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