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.
goodbye, love, war,
"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...
One Nine and Sixteen - The Attic
death, grandparents, memory,
Sewing machine, long idle, gathered dust
in this old attic of dear grandma's home.
So dark, a lighted candle is a...
I too will write a poem
hope, poems, poetry, poets,
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...
Sad Journeyman of Death
death, family, war,
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...
Sarajevo - Under the Linden Tree
conflict, tree, war,
Sarajevo - UNDER A LINDEN TREE
The morning lights and to another day
a pirate's chest you've found but will not stay
betrayal, hate, world war
Speak softly to the tune, it plays out in the night,
and never think that Sarajevo hasn't named the song.
(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...
Memories are immortal
age, grief, war, ,
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...
The Fall of Babylon
analogy, earth day, war,
THE FALL OF BAGHDAD
What rite of passage, moves one to the light,
and through the healing of all earthly ail,
Sarajevo 1995 - Another Cease Fire
abuse, hate, war,
SARAJEVO-1995 Another Cease Fire
As old as death and cold as nevermore
all set to stone, by those who've died before;
I am not free
africa, america, black african
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...
america, political, power,
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...
adventure, education, history, writing,
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...
Lighthouse on the Rock
deep, feelings, freedom, growth,
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;
dream, imagery, psychological,
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
SARAJEVO - Death of a Believer
allah, confusion, death, faith,
Sarajevo - DEATH OF A BELIEVER
In Sarajevo, death, down through the years
is fog of mind not meant...
It Does Not Rain Everyday
life, philosophy, seasons,
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...
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...
The Battle of South Chicago
abuse, addiction, chicago, grief,
THE BATTLE OF SOUTH CHICAGO
The freeze has brought them to a winter night
they've made themselves, forgetting what is right,
Hold on and steer
boat, soldier, war, weather,
When the unforeseen mistrel swipes the land,
tiny warriors trudge against the force.
“Back down! Retreat!”, the general commands.
The musketeers recoil back on course.
Then the torrent readily...