Holocaust Poems | Poetry About The Holocaust

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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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
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 John Bertin Prose history, holocaust, science fiction,
Premium Member Poem Tears Turn To Smiles Brenda Chiri Sonnet beautiful, cry, emotions, holocaust,
Premium Member Poem In 100 Years Gershon Wolf Verse future, holocaust, loss,
Premium Member Poem Pollution arthur vaso Free verse holocaust, angst, art, discrimination, hate,
Premium Member Poem THE PEPPERMAN AND LIVING ART Michael E. Harris Free verse america, corruption, holocaust, horror,
Premium Member Poem Signs Wayne Kingston Haiku holocaust, nature,
It is God's will they say jake aller Free verse evil, holocaust, political, racism,
Premium Member Poem The Next Hitler stark hunter Free verse 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 cluttered shelf
can't release your mind
stay within thinning, spinning lines
stay so very silent or...

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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

PARALLEL ARE THE RAILS
by David Porter
PARALLEL ARE THE RAILS 

(PRE-VERSE 1)
Feeling all alone
Cast away like a stone

Few friends what I got
True friends can’t be bought.

(VERSE 1)
Living is a joke
Think I’m...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dark, deep, friendship, holocaust,

Never again
by Mubarika Sami
When 6 million Jews died
You said never again

Yet it happened again, again and again
The genocide in Rwanda
You watched

Ethnic cleansing in Bosnia 
You waited

Till the worst...

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

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O Rare, The Sky
by Gregory R Barden

Blessed ...
   This was a day unlike any other
      The sun arose and stole my breath
  ...

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

The Doomsday Clock - 2 Minutes to Midnight
by Rachel Fawcett
Seventeen minutes to midnight - the world enters a new era,
nuclear arsenals reduce as peace creeps ever nearer.

Fourteen minutes to midnight - our hopes begin...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: holocaust, political, war,

Red and Gray
by Arlene Smith
Skipping down the walk on a sunless, foggy day;
a bright red coat surrounded in shades if gray.

In a smoldering mass grave, on a sad and...

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

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Hey Have You Heard The News
by Marc Acrich
Hey!   
Have You Heard The News?

Hey  
Have you heard the news?
They killed over 6 million Jews.
did the world give a damn?
I believe...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal, care, discrimination, holocaust,

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the doomsday clock 2 MINUTE TO MIDNIGHT
by James Edward Lee Sr.
the11:23pm
tic-tic-tic-tic-tic-tic-tic
it's kronos master
tic-tic-tic-tic-tic-tic-tic
11:30pm
plans of world destruction
ending time what's he's after
11:37pm
tic-tic-tic-tic-tic-tic-tic
maker of grand father clocks
builder of body, creator of face
11:44pm
tic-tic-tic-tic-tic-tic-tic
hands and numbers encircled
tic-tic-tics and tock
mechanical clock,...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: holocaust, adventure, allusion, change, conflict,

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Abandoned Cities
by Leanne Lovejoy-Burton
FUKUSHIMA, OCEAN EXPOSURE:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4eGzS0eYuo

FUKUSHIMA RADIATION IN THE PACIFIC OCEAN
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFPEY-r9QQY





"Abandoned Cities"


Empty sentries standing firm
Vacant windows glistening
they sit with Poe, Van Gough and Edvard Munch all broken
waiting patiently...

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



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