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War Iambic Pentameter Poems

These War Iambic Pentameter poems are examples of Iambic Pentameter poems about War. These are the best examples of Iambic Pentameter War poems written by international poets.

The Autumn Leaves
The Autumn Leaves fell down and down to Earth,
to feel the gentle touch of our Mother;
The Time, it ticked away,"Seconds" it snatched,
went devastating Life's much...

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Categories: autumn, cry, earth, nature,

Premium Member Three Wishes
I summon Genie from Aladdin's lamp
Requesting he fulfill his wishes three -
I think of children (eyes becoming damp),
Wish 1: please Genie, end their poverty.

Then, contemplating...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: children, father, mother, poverty,

Premium Member average Joe Schmo
there is average Joe Schmo
who seeks no more to know
than he exists 
and he goes with the flow of the show

others tell him there’s much...

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Categories: grief, life, metaphor, moving

Little Lily
Little lily lost in leisure 
Trying to trace her long lost treasure 
Where to find and where to not 
But ended up finding what she...

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Categories: care, character, child, dark,

Final Kiss
"What a cruel thing is war: to separate and destroy families and friends, and mar the purest joys and happiness God has granted us in...

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Categories: goodbye, love, war,

Premium Member One Nine and Sixteen - The Attic
The Attic

Sewing machine, long idle, gathered dust
     in this old attic of dear grandma's home.
So dark, a lighted candle is a...

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Categories: death, grandparents, memory,

Premium Member Sad Journeyman of Death
Sad Journeyman of Death

Sad journeyman of life’s unending tests
bides time in loathsome sojourn cross each dawn
respecting naught but future’s numbered breaths
a-weep upon the touch of...

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Categories: death, family, war,

Premium Member Sarajevo - Under the Linden Tree
    Sarajevo - UNDER A LINDEN TREE
The morning lights and to another day
a pirate's chest you've found but will not stay
for longer...

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© Vee Bdosa  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: conflict, tree, war,

Premium Member Sarajevo Snack
Speak softly to the tune, it plays out in the night,
and never think that Sarajevo hasn't named the song.

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© Vee Bdosa  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: betrayal, hate, world war

Edison's Hammer
(William Hammer, Thomas Alva Edison's assistant,
has reached the end of his tolerance.  His boss is
planning to electrocute an elephant for a publicity

If he goes...

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Memories are immortal

We are all equal, though they say you lad
who do they think they are they're not my dad,
on battle fields we live or die the...

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© Roy Pett  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: age, grief, war, ,

Premium Member The Fall of Babylon
What rite of passage, moves one to the light,
and through the healing of all earthly ail,
bestows this...

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© Vee Bdosa  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: analogy, earth day, war,

Premium Member Sarajevo 1995 - Another Cease Fire
     SARAJEVO-1995  Another Cease Fire
As old as death and cold as nevermore
all set to stone, by those who've died before;

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© Vee Bdosa  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abuse, hate, war,

I am not free
I am tough like Huey,
I dream like Martin,
I see like Malcolm,
I stand like Rosa,
I am educated like Booker,
I am the stature of Fredrick,
I am the...

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Categories: africa, america, black african

Straight rows of soft chairs, larval eyes stare blank
Absorbed by glowing colors on the wall
Their jaws slack, fetid whiff, unwashed and dank
Arrested minds the blue...

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Categories: america, political, power,