History Poems | Poetry About History

History Poems. Below are examples of poems about history. This list of history poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of history poetry. This list of works about history is an excellent resource for examples on how to write history poems.


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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Poor Mister Lincoln Jeff Martin Verse america, freedom, history, political,
Not Like That David Welch Rhyme history, how i feel,
Premium Member Poem Why To Change Our Minds Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse history, analogy, anti bullying, education,
Last night Vidya Raghunathan Sonnet city, dark, environment, history,
Premium Member Poem The Phoenicians arthur vaso Free verse art, history, humanity, language,
Premium Member Poem Wind Chimes John lawless Free verse history, memory, time,
Premium Member Poem Sacred Reconstructions Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse conflict, culture, health, history,
Premium Member Poem Aye to eye Mark Toney Rhyme africa, animal, fun, history,
Premium Member Poem Virginia CayCay Jennings Acrostic appreciation, beautiful, blessing, history,
Premium Member Poem BadNews Suspension Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse games, health, history, integrity,

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Playing with Minds
by arthur vaso
remember
when childhood held dreams

remember 
when friends where real

remember
Anne Frank, child betrayed

remember
when poetry spoke of the heart

remember
when the psycho penetrated with dart

remember
those who tell tales true

remember
	the...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: art, friendship, history, holocaust,

The Eden Effect
by curtis johnson
Human nature has no sense of time and space as being an automatic element of change. Indeed, modern mankind bears the very same degrading capacities...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: heartbreak, history, sad, violence,

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Laws of Deepening Gravity
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Laws of co-gravitation
are more like mutual invitations
originating with NewBorn memories
wombed by MotherEarth's DNA
WinWin empty Reed of Paradise potential.

Vocational streams of gaming wealth
held in healthy mindbodies
WinWin...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: history, appreciation, courage, culture, deep,

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Disorganized Sports
by Richard Thomas
When we were young, we'd freely roam
While supervision stayed at home.
We played the seasons' major sports
On vacant lots and playground courts.

No tryouts or permission slips.
No...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: freedom, friendship, games, history,

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A Current News Spawn
by PAT Adams
I found a sphinx in my backyard
And a manatee turned up dead
I raised a flag, all went to one knee
A hissing package fell on my...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: character, history, humorous, imagery,

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Can You Imagine
by Caren Krutsinger
Can you imagine being the parent of an eighteen-year-old son or daughter
Who marries, and jumps in a covered wagon to head west, not today, but...

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

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: death, dream, emotions, history,

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Ain't Leavin Yet
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Is u comin
or is u ain't?

Do you like multicolors
or beige monoculture paint?

Is u goin monotheistic
or is u Gaia ain't?

While time is slowing
ain't really a health...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: culture, destiny, history, humanity,

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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: death, god, history, technology,

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The Distinction Of Exinction
by Maureen McGreavy



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Shape | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: angst, environment, history, introspection,

Dark River
by T.I.R.O. JY
Dark river
The still
Lost stories
The will

Nightjar or skylark
The water doesn’t care
Moonshine or sunlight
Don’t you dare

Questions for the waters?

Too many words unspoken
Too many secrets stolen
Too many tears...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dark, fate, history, lost,

I Dream
by Nick Trim
I dream of a world of unique identity,
where we don't group individuals for simplicity.
I dream of a world where you can't accuse systems,
where self reflection...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: history, age, community, culture, freedom,

The Blue Wave
by Christine Phillips
You have to see it to believe it
You have to experience it to know it
You have to feel it to understand it
You have to get...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beauty, growth, happiness, history,

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Roi Soleil - The Sun King
by Dennis Spilchuk
Roi Soleil (The Sun King!)

The eyes and lips reveal the majestic, arrogant, smug smile;
Of King Louis the Fourteenth poised pompously in regal style.
Painted in robe...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: history, art, culture, education, french,

Monday, Monday
by Robert Pettit
The late Canadian singer Denny Doherty
led three others in a popular melody.
"Monday, Monday" went high up the music charts.
This catchy tune won many sixties hearts.
When...

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

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Achilles, His Heart and Soul Were Mortal
by Robert Lindley
Achilles, His Heart and Soul Were Mortal
Part One- (Years Before Troy)

Achilles* woke, his slain foes calling out his name
hearing merciless woes, his sharpen sword they...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: courage, fantasy, hero, history,

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Poor Sam Hose
by Jeff Martin
Poor Sam Hose was tied to tree
Soaked in kerosene, lit a thousand degrees
His flesh roasting, the mob sliced off pieces
Laughing at his screams for mercy...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: history, black african american, evil,

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Attica to Alcatraz
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

From sea to shining sea,
‘Merica ain’t never been nothin’ but
a prison for
angry black boys like me

Childish rage moved my hands,
hateful oppression reaction expression
made me feel...

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Bio | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: history, prison, slavery, truth,

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Bubonic Cleansing
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

When the Black Death started spreading,
panic commodity
was fear available readily
Corpse collector became a bane occupation,
bubonic cleansing     a despised, 
	dirty vermin job
Long...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, fear, history, perspective,

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StereoTypologies
by Gerald Dillenbeck
If you were a Christian
during various Inquisitions
and pogroms against Jewish communities
and aboriginal tribes,

If you had been a Christian slave owner
trading lack of co-empathic love
for your...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: history, america, christian, culture, health,



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