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Holocaust Poems | Examples of Holocaust Poetry

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  
Doors of Dachau Word Awl Dramatic Monologue holocaust, crazy, death, gothic, halloween,
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 MAHTAB BANGALEE Monoku holocaust, corruption, death, discrimination, food,
Parker's Premise Anthony Parker Prose Poetry analogy, anxiety, confusion, holocaust,
His Jewish Face Brigid Foley Dramatic Verse courage, death, holocaust,
The Holocaust W.A. CHOLT Free verse holocaust, world war ii,
When He Hides His Face, Part II L. J. Carber Free verse holocaust, appreciation, dog, earth, evil,
Premium Member Poem ASK THIS QUESTION DOES IT RAIN IN HELL--- James Edward Lee Sr. Free verse holocaust, allegory, allusion, assonance, bereavement,
Premium Member Poem Playing with Minds arthur vaso Couplet art, friendship, history, holocaust,
Premium Member Poem Sneezing With Diarrhea Jack Ellison Limerick 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,

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Signs
by Wayne Kingston
flowering bamboo
   green harbinger warns neighbors
      insufferable
...

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

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,

To Bear Witness
by Elizabeth Wyler
To Bear Witness

To bear witness … and awaken the world … he’ll rise:
Helpless to halt routine horrors he’s seeing,
A scared, adolescent boy of slender size,
Nabbed...

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

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LITTLE BLOND BOY
by Line Gauthier


Setting is Germany 1943
Seven-year old wide-eyed
Little blond boy four foot three
Loves the freedom of running outside
Life is grand he cries out with a smile
Naïve to...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: children, corruption, discrimination, holocaust,

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Oskar
by Jeff Kantor
I’m watching a movie about Oskar Schindler
Who I assumed was just another profligate swindler
A hedonistic man if ever there was one
Great in business but involved...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: holocaust,

Eastern Ghouta
by Dollin Holt
Eastern Ghouta

there exist a dark

corner in this world

known as Eastern Ghouta

where, when you ask the children

to draw a picture, they draw pictures

of jet fighters dropping...

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Dramatic monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: holocaust, islamic, obituary, world

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Valley of the Charred
by Anthony Slausen
In these vertical eyed times
you've got to move like a cat
atop a glass cluttered shelf
can't release your hobbled mind
stay within thinning, spinning lines
stay so very...

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

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My Cry
by Jannie Breedt
Mongrels gyrating on the edge of town
This it now- its going down
The chant electric, the doomsday count
It matters not that no one speaks a word
We...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: holocaust, angst, anti bullying, anxiety,

My Childrens Children
by peter walsh
Thank you Sweet Lord
For this wonderful day
The comfort I slept in
The bed where I lay
My faith in my waking
Was never in doubt
Your Love in abundance
I’m...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: holocaust, children, christian, evil, father