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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.

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,

Genghis Khan
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
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,

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


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© John Mudge  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dream, imagery, psychological,

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

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© Vee Bdosa  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: allah, confusion, death, faith,

It Does Not Rain Everyday
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
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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© Xianda Wen  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: religion, war,

Premium Member 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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© Vee Bdosa  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abuse, addiction, chicago, grief,