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TRENCH CURSE 1918
TRENCH  CURSE 1918
BY
JOHN M. ARRIBAS

	
Patriotic songs give us reason to cheer
Except when “ over there” becomes over here
Mounting casualties are easy to explain
Men on foot crossing open terrain
Synchronized whistles signal the attack
Rise out of...

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Categories: world war i,
Form: Rhyme



war horse
Brumby.

A strong gale cuts its path across the snow laden mountain tops,
light and tough the timor, thoroughbred mix, leads his mob at a trot.
A day spend grazing the valley below they now ascend the range...

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Categories: horse, world war i,
Form: Ballad
VICTIM OF THE TRENCH 1918
I WAS PURSUING A CAREER IN  DENTAL AND ORAL SURGERY
NEVER THOUGHT  THE WAR WOULD LEAVE A FATAL MARK ON ME
THE  SECOND YEAR OF STUDY CONSISTED OF FIELD REVIEWS
OF THE DENTAL CONDITIONS OF...

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Categories: world war i, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
The Bath
An ordinary Australian from an ordinary country place
Who rallied to the flag's call with god's good grace
He was one of the 33rd Battalion "New England's Own"
Into this swirling maelstrom they were duly thrown
The Great War...

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Categories: world war i,
Form: Ballad
Brothers In Arms
"Brothers In Arms"

Brothers in Arms are many things

Brothers in Arms are maybe but also
Not what you think

Brothers in Arms are many things

Brothers in Arms are maybe but also
Exactly what you think

Brothers in Arms are many...

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© Nusku Asar  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: world war i, brother, nature, riddle, war, word play, world
Form: Free verse



The Charge at Beersheba
The Australian Light Horse had rode all night
And the troopers were all spoiling for a fight
For they remembered mates lose on the fatal shore
When the Turks defeated the Gallipoli Invasion flaw

But Chauvel wanted to wait...

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Categories: remember, world war i,
Form: Ballad
WORLD WAR I REVISITED
WORLD WAR 1 ONE HUNDRED YEARS LATER 
(AMERICAN VERSION)
by
JOHN M. ARRIBAS


Patriotic songs give us reason to cheer
Except when “over there” is over here
Living underground is no place to cherish
Cause in this place , you could...

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Categories: world war i, conflict, horror, military, patriotic, soldier, war, world
Form: Rhyme
When the guns go silent
God cannot intervene in sovereignty 
and the boy will plead no innocence. 
Seedlings  cannot control the wind,
in birth the Oak has called their name
 a command from the forest  unseen.

A  biblical sandstorm...

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Categories: world war i,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member No Heroes - WWI

Heroes? There are none, here ... now ... these are my brothers,
     these weary fools entrenched beside me - there is no one else that
      ...

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Categories: world war i, appreciation, introspection, life, soldier, war, world war
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Our Brave Young Men
Throughout history from time to time, our country has gone to war;
they called upon our brave young men to enlist and join the corps. 
Some of the men were called by draft; while some enlisted...

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Categories: world war i, courage, dedication, hero, memory, military, veterans day,
Form: Rhyme
My Bright Orange Rugby Shirt
The bright orange rugby shirt I had, 
When I was fourteen, fifteen, sixteen and seventeen,  
Was my trophy and my pride and joy, 
Never to be deprived of me, 
Even if I complained to...

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Categories: world war i, fashion, hero, history, peace, political, world war
Form: Free verse
River Orwell and a Poppy field
>River Orwell and a Poppy field
By Stanley Russell Harris
(The mad Author)

I went out with the wife today.
We walked by the River Orwell I say.
Tide was out, but breeze was swell.
Ensured there was no stinking town...

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Categories: world war i, conflict, death, dedication, freedom, grandparents, red, world
Form: I do not know?
Young Soldier
I was a boy not quit seventeen,
I enlisted when I was sixteen…

Wanting to serve my country…

I had no family it was just 
my sister and me…

My mother had died, when
 I was very young, new...

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Categories: world war i, war, father, son, sister, me, war, world,
Form: Ballad
The first world war started
The first world war started because of poverty
The first world war started because of greed
The first world war started because of an assassination
The first world war started because of Ideas
The first world war started because...

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Categories: war, wisdom, world war i,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Your Country Needs You
I've read many accounts on that horrific war that was WWI ,it was supposed to end all wars.
It was trench warfare and men fought and died in hellish conditions.
It inspired me to write this fictional...

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Categories: death, soldier, world war i,
Form: Rhyme
Thralldom etched in Homo sapiens mine DNA
Thralldom etched in Homo sapiens (mine) DNA

Though your true blue stated civilian
never enlisted nor impressed,
nonetheless I own an opinion
originally embarked on poetic quest
to express purposelessness,

when soldiers rest
at peace i.e. eternally,
many attired courtesy
smart uniform strong with...

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Categories: world war i, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 9th
Form: Political Verse
Roguish reincarnated ribbing raconteur
Roguish reincarnated ribbing raconteur...

Ruminating, while rustling, and roping
regular riff raff galore
with deliberate intent tomb ache
mummy dearest laugh
till she falls down Mariana Trench
deep down on zee sea floor,

where tears trickle thence pour
down her cheeks
causing flash floods...

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Categories: world war i, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, america,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member King Midas's Golden Touch
Version 1

Broken souls and disillusioned dreams. Broken toys and angels without wings 

Weep for the fallen brothers and infants without mothers 

Pained tears encompass the empyreal rays. Pompous worlds painted in a destitute haze

Transmogrified in...

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© G. Jay  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: world war i, horror, loss, pride, soldier, war,
Form: I do not know?
Remember rememberance
>Did you remember it today?
Did you stay quiet at 11 AM I say?
Were you out, or indoors?
Were you one 11 AM ignored?

I stood a moment on my own.
Was in my office all alone.
No one did...

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Categories: world war i, bereavement, death of a friend, november, remember,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Courage of Youth, Battle of Ypres, Flanders Field
Courage of Youth, Battle of Ypres, Flanders Field
(A Tribute)

Tough as nails young man with a red right hand
red-fire and whiskey ran in his blood.
Courageous seed of vast and cold hard land
quick temper, power of a...

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Categories: world war i, conflict, death, fate, sorrow, war, world war
Form: Sonnet
The Battle of Arras April May 1917
Battle of Arras April – May 1917
By Stanley Russell Harris
The new mad author
& A Poetry Soup honourably mentioned poet

I was not there.  I have to say.
I was not born.  I meant to say.
Had...

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Categories: analogy, anniversary, thank you, world war i,
Form: Epitaph
VASILY ZAYTSEV






























                    VASILY ZAYTSEV

As nature took me back into times,
To witness sadden and heroic events filled with...

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Categories: world war i, tribute, veterans day, war, world, world war
Form: Epic
The Perary
In jungle wild lives a creature
so rare hardly ever seen
wanted by London zoo keeper
Only found in a deep ravine,

this creature is called a perary 
elusive, secretive, problematic
lifespan Unknown, very hairy,
always in hiding though nomadic,

this creature...

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© Roy Pett  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: birth, humor, world war i,
Form: Rhyme
A Word with you, TS
A moment of your time TS Eliot
as I shall praise you with glory.
You are a genius,
an American now an English Gentleman
went to Harvard,
went to London,
Married the first girl you met,
disgraced your family in Saint Louie!
Became...

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Categories: world war i, beautiful, beauty, dedication, devotion, feelings, first love,
Form: Free verse
for HEATHER HEYER: LOVING PAINFUL TRUTHS IN UNITY
Your pain is my pain, because human suffering was never an individual matter
The wisdom of every culture, the founder of every faith, made that clear
We cannot separate suffering into cubes, accept baby deaths in Africa...

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© Anil Deo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: world war i, america, animal, anti bullying, child abuse, death
Form: Tristich