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Holocaust Poems

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

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List of Holocaust Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Last Kiss Gregory R Barden Rhyme beauty, death, earth, holocaust,
I Feel So Old K.S. LAKSHMI Free verse change, farewell, holocaust, horror,
Simon Hardy Andrew Fairchild Free verse appreciation, friendship, happiness, holocaust,
Premium Member Poem UNGODLY PEOPLE BURNING IN HELL James Edward Lee Sr. Light Verse holocaust, analogy, anxiety, assonance, character,
pumpkin buckets word owl Dramatic Monologue holocaust, allusion, dark, gothic, halloween,
Premium Member Poem Ghosts of Glory Sherry Asbury Dramatic Verse angst, holocaust,
Premium Member Poem In Remembrace of the Purple Triangles Susan Palli Free verse courage, encouraging, history, holocaust,
Goebbel Voices Freddie Robinson Jr. Tristich evil, history, holocaust, wisdom,
Premium Member Poem THE END IS HERE I STILL PRAISE GOD IN THIS YEAR OF 2038 James Edward Lee Sr. Dramatic Verse holocaust, abuse, allusion, america, assonance,
Premium Member Poem GOD NEVER PROMISED A CALM PASSAGE BUT HE WILL PROVIDE A SAFE JOURNEY James Edward Lee Sr. Lyric addiction, corruption, environment, holocaust,

Discriminative Death
by MAHTAB BANGALEE
Food and feeder everywhere 
                    ...

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Monoku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: holocaust, corruption, death, discrimination, food,

Parker's Premise
by Anthony Parker
From 1998, I was born while my existence was pronounced a fluke
Evil twin, though an age gap, I sat myself flat after physical abuse
I salute...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: analogy, anxiety, confusion, holocaust,

His Jewish Face
by Brigid Foley
His Jewish Face.

All of a sudden we no longer had names,
a gold star on our coats to make us feel ashamed.
All of a sudden they...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: courage, death, holocaust,

The Holocaust
by W.A. CHOLT
Lest we forget 
The face of evil 
And deny the truth 
Of history
Remember the victims 
Who suffered and died;
Tormented, persecuted, 
Dispossessed, taken captive, 
Herded like...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: holocaust, world war ii,

When He Hides His Face, Part II
by L. J. Carber
So time goes by and now there's a lot more people,
but they'll all doin' bad things, and not payin' God no
R-E-S-P-E-C-T...well, not all of them...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: holocaust, appreciation, dog, earth, evil,

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ASK THIS QUESTION DOES IT RAIN IN HELL---
by James Edward Lee Sr.
ASK THIS QUESTION DOES IT RAIN IN HELL---

Often times I’m reminded of myself;
I am just a vapor a soul/spirit breath;
Now I must get over it;
Must...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: holocaust, allegory, allusion, assonance, bereavement,

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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,

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Sneezing With Diarrhea
by Jack Ellison


D'ya know what one of the most dangerous acts can be
It's sneezing with diarrhea, must be apparent to thee
Explosive and bloody dangerous
Can leave you quite...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: holocaust,

travelling back in time to kill Hitler
by John Bertin
Ich binn ein Berliner
I somehow went to Berlin in 1937
it was time travel I can't explain
I saw the date on a newspaper in the Alexanderplatz
After...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: history, holocaust, science fiction,

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Tears Turn To Smiles
by Brenda Chiri
How can I explain this feeling I feel
A feeling of being whole after years
Thinking that my fate did already seal
All the heartbreaks, and all of...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beautiful, cry, emotions, holocaust,

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In 100 Years
by Gershon Wolf
Arid, barren, desolate
skeletons strewn carelessly
  jarring parched landscapes

Tucked away under rocks and boulders
one-celled creatures huddle
  motionless, gasping, wheezing

Noonday sun blisters
methane-enveloped tropics
  the...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: future, holocaust, loss,

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Pollution
by arthur vaso
There seems a lot of dirty faces
on Facebook
so make sure you bring a
Facecloth

Sadly
	ignorance
		can not
			be washed away



Maybe drowned?
...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: holocaust, angst, art, discrimination, hate,

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THE PEPPERMAN AND LIVING ART
by Michael E. Harris
I OPENED A DOOR TO A WORLD APART.
THE SECRET WORLD OF LIVING ART.
PAINTED WITH COLOR OF DISBELIEF,
HATRED AND ANGER WITH MAGNIFICENT GRIEF.
WHERE MASS STARVATION IS...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: america, corruption, holocaust, horror,

It is God's will they say
by jake aller
April 28,

It is God’s will they say 

this poem was published in Tiferet journal's 2018 Poem-a-Thon.  Please see their webpage or facebook page for...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: evil, holocaust, political, racism,

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The Next Hitler
by stark hunter
The Next Hitler

The next Hitler will execute the world’s masses, 
Using costly powerful pharmaceuticals;
Feel-good grenades that bring euphoric explosions.
Metal bombs and bullets belong to a...

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

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At The Gates of Auschwitz
by Dennis Spilchuk
At The Gates of Auschwitz

Today, I stand
At the gates of hell;—
“Arbeit macht frei,”
(work sets you free!)
That is Auschwitz,
Where they burned God’s children,
And the world stood...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: evil, holocaust, jewish, remember,

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Why ----------- I
by Gershon Wolf
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Ninette | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: god, holocaust, life,

This dark eve
by Julian Scutts
Plutonium ensures growth.
More Plutonium, more growths.

Fewer bombs increase the risk of unemployment.
More bombs increase the risk of employment.

Bombs for peace.
More bombs, more pieces.

Bombs to profit...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: addiction, holocaust, vanity,

Repetition of Moves
by Matthew Anish
Genocide
Happens more often than 
we would like to think 
The Holocaust, Rwanda, Cambodia
and the Armenian holocaust 
to mention a few
Why can't we get along? ...

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

Child refugee
by Carlo Lazzari
War and violence push you so moderate
Through deserts of horror and desolation
Your innocence of tortured and desperate
Child deprived of any play and consolation

Limited plays have...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, childhood, holocaust, hope,