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Holocaust Poems | Examples of Holocaust Poetry

Holocaust Poems. Read and share great examples of poetry about the holocaust. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for holocaust.
It started with a man Born in 1889 Everybody knows his name He's a villain Your going to hear what happened He did it on purpose It started in 1939 Lasted 6 years People are dying The USA stays out...Read More
Categories: holocaust, war, world war
Form: Free verse

russia ukraine war
russia ukraine war soldiers braving unending attacks dead alive civilians braving unending attacks like sino-india war,preparing for the inevitable blood rain on trees resound salute to the martyr ghost of the kiev soldiers braving unending attacks dead alive civilians braving unending attacks like...Read More
Categories: grave, holocaust, pain, soldier,
Form: Sonnet
Holocaust Remembrance Day Yom Hashoah
Thoughts on Visiting the Holocaust Memorial Museum in DC Sam Adams Had never been To the Holocaust Museum, Despite the fact He had lived And worked in DC...Read More
Categories: discrimination, holocaust, jewish,
Form: Free verse
Dear Cousin,
You gave away everything. You did, didn’t you? You didn’t choose, you had to. Beaten, broken, smashed, thrashed. Mind and body, even soul. They took your name, I never got it. Did you even have one? Were...Read More
Categories: holocaust, anger, family, hate, history,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member ACTS OF WAR V: Mother Russian
Hay now, now sing this corrosion Of winter wastes and Red stars white nights And waring tribes a bully on the block To kick you when your down The ones meek and mild But can stand tall...Read More
Categories: holocaust, abuse, allegory, allusion, analogy,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Neon Dreams
And demons scream Into the crowded sky Of lands built in absence of mind Of neon dreams, diners, Haunted Malls n parking funeral lots A ghost nation walking the wastes Of neon dreams n marketing schemes Hell is in the ancient schemes Of...Read More
Categories: holocaust, abuse, allegory, allusion, analogy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Feeling Young
Feeling Young Quiet is the morning, the sun coming over the mountains... in the distance. Not quickly, but exactly at the right time. The day has begun. The birds are singing, and the flowers are looking up...Read More
Categories: holocaust, age, angel, happiness, heaven,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member When the Engines Feast II
Kings of lizards The great multi-horned beast A rise in the east, The prodigal son Coming in the Fire Of mythic Agamemnon! As the beast lay waste to Dominion… Divinities promise oblivion, When the engines feast, the...Read More
Categories: holocaust, allegory, allusion, america, art,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Staring Into Hitler Eyes
Staring into Hitler’s eyes In twenty-twenty two The world looks away in fear Not knowing what to do We tell ourselves we’re civilized There’s no longer use for war So we set aside the truth...Read More
Categories: america, anger, history, holocaust,
Form: Rhyme
Kashmir File
Both sides want Land Both sides want Kashmir Both sides want Milk Both sides want Kheer No one wants Ranjha Both sides want heer. What could be more devastating than a piece of land.ARK...Read More
Categories: earth, holocaust, paradise, power,
Form: Classicism
Premium Member RAPTURE DAWN-
The sound of the trumpet rallys on The composition of the skies was blur Every shallow wind shifted soon the sky's turned The trumpet sound Rains armies of angels on white stallions Descending at the head of them Jesus Apocalyptic Past the...Read More
Categories: engagement, heaven, holocaust, humanity,
Form: Free verse
Not very far
The world is at war; Destruction is not very far. Every nation has its reason; Therefore, war has no season. We still feel many of its deep scars; The progress we made sure it mars. It’s time to...Read More
Categories: holocaust, war,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Hell of Dachau
Walking thru the gates of, This hell known as Dachau, Looking at the words, "Arbeit Nacht Frei" " Work sets you free" I see them in their pinstripped clothes, Torn, Dirty hanging off their bodies, Seeing their bones, these skeletons, Barely walking Barely moving Bringing...Read More
Categories: death, dedication, emotions, holocaust,
Form: Free verse
The middle
This isn't the middle the beginning or the end This is the middle of the beginning of the end acting like children Don't try to pretend you can't see   The hidden agenda within They're telling us lies and feeding...Read More
Categories: change, discrimination, freedom, holocaust,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Blacker Than Black
There is evil that offends evil. There is black that is blacker than black. There is fault-free blood that is a running river. There is inhumanity that supercedes insanity. How shall we call it, write it, remember it? Putin is...Read More
Categories: child abuse, corruption, holocaust,
Form: Free verse

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