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.


Premium MemberOne Nine and Sixteen - The Attic by Sandra Haight
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,

I too will write a poem by Robert Warlov
I too will write a poem, like others here;
so many wounded things are on display,
The poet's names and fancy flights familiar,
it may be that there's...

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Categories: hope, poems, poetry, poets,



Premium MemberSad Journeyman of Death by John lawless
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 MemberSarajevo - Under the Linden Tree by Vee Bdosa
    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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Categories: conflict, tree, war,

Premium MemberSarajevo Snack by Vee Bdosa
     SARAJEVO SNACK
Speak softly to the tune, it plays out in the night,
and never think that Sarajevo hasn't named the song.
Division...

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Categories: betrayal, hate, world war

Premium MemberRay's Sonnet by Catie Lindsey
When he was young, way back before the war,
his friends and he, sure tore apart this town,
now it's been forty years, at least, or more,
those...

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Categories: war,

Edison's Hammer by Michael Coy
(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
stunt.)

If he goes...

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Premium MemberMemories are immortal by Roy Pett


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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Categories: age, grief, war, ,

Premium MemberThe Fall of Babylon by Vee Bdosa
     THE FALL OF BAGHDAD
What rite of passage, moves one to the light,
and through the healing of all earthly ail,
bestows this...

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Categories: analogy, earth day, war,

Premium MemberSarajevo 1995 - Another Cease Fire by Vee Bdosa
     SARAJEVO-1995  Another Cease Fire
As old as death and cold as nevermore
all set to stone, by those who've died before;
the...

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Categories: abuse, hate, war,

I am not free by Patrick Hill
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

Power to the People by Richard Olson
The war was lost despite its toll in flesh.
The sin we bore was not a healthy mesh.
Yet men forgo the past becoming blind,
As dawn is...

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Categories: power, truth,

MGC by Tom Quigley
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,

Genghis Khan by Kyle Elsbernd
Ride, ride, ride thou figure from the East
In thy curse hath many a mother wept
On thy brow the furrows of distant steppes
Yield unto a steely...

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Categories: adventure, education, history, writing,

Lighthouse on the Rock by R.A. Marschall
He lived on the stairs behind the old house,
Sheltered from the storms in his small retreat.
There were four wood steps shaded from the light;
This old...

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Categories: deep, feelings, freedom, growth,

Animus by John Mudge
A hiding place, a warm and darkened room,
A lit doorway, bright against the dark,
Cold against the warmth, a frame for odd
Assorted stranger-forms whose faces loom

As...

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Categories: dream, imagery, psychological,

Premium MemberSARAJEVO - Death of a Believer by Vee Bdosa
        Sarajevo - DEATH OF A BELIEVER
In Sarajevo, death, down through the years
is fog of mind not meant...

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Categories: allah, confusion, death, faith,

It Does Not Rain Everyday by Cynthia Buhain-Baello
We all know it does not rain everyday,
And Winter's cold does not forever stay.
The cloak of darkest nights always retreats
When dawn unfolds the sunlight that...

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Categories: life, philosophy, seasons,

The Crusade by Xianda Wen
A field of fire where hails of bullets streak,
Across the holy lands of God and men.
Exalted knights with weapons breathing rage,
The hearts and hopes of...

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Categories: religion, war,

Premium MemberThe Battle of South Chicago by Vee Bdosa
     THE BATTLE OF SOUTH CHICAGO
The freeze has brought them to a winter night
they've made themselves, forgetting what is right,
and though...

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Categories: abuse, addiction, chicago, grief,