Soldier Loss Poems

These Soldier Loss poems are examples of Loss poems about Soldier. These are the best examples of Loss Soldier poems written by international poets.


VE Day in Italy by roger turner
I remember it as if were yesterday
VE Day...well, not exactly
but, close enough for me
The actual surrender of Italy
May 2, 1945....but the damn Americans
Always the Americans...

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Categories: loss, america,

Vietnam and the grace of God by Donna Newton
The daughter of a lucky Vietnam marine, 
 his only child is my husband you see
lucky because he made it out alive,
aware of the alternative..
as...

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Categories: loss, father, war,



ATTACK by JW Nugent
	ATTACK

I can still see their faces
mouths open screaming silent screams
silenced by the loud barking 
of weapons, theirs and ours;
sudden explosions rendering moot
intensity of automatic fire.

They...

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Categories: loss, anger, conflict, confusion, courage,

BRUTALITY by JW Nugent
Brutality

Ambushed outside a village
some of the enemy were killed
their bodies tied to our tracks
to drag back trough the village
there to stay as a warning;
our unit...

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Categories: loss, conflict, dark, death, eulogy,

Home by JW Nugent
HOME

The family is very excited
happy to see me come home
they know I have changed,
but they have changed as well.

Their eyes are worried wary,
their expressions oddly...

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Categories: loss, betrayal, conflict, confusion, culture,

PTSD by JW Nugent
PTSD

My nightmares are violent;
rifle jammed frustratingly dead,
broken stock useless as a club,
only a k-bar knife and free hand
reaching for those darting figures
leaping over my fighting...

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Categories: loss, anger, angst, bereavement, conflict,

Soon Enough, Part I by David Welch
Charlotte Wentworth married far too young,
to a man quite rich with old money.
It had seemed such a dream on the big day,
a year later it...

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Categories: angst, life, loss, love,

Premium MemberRoute 66 - Part 2 by Leanne Lovejoy-Burton
“Rout 66” (Part 2)


The Wicked Old Witch stalked her, flying above 
on her revved up battered old  Peugeot Stick made from 
twigs and oderous...

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Categories: loss, betrayal, courage, imagery, integrity,

The Value of Honor and Gallantry by Johnny Martinez
My sergeant said you've been trained well you know what to do
Your assignment an ambush, do not return until the sky is blue.
We gathered our...

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Categories: loss, death, death of a

King Midas Golden Touch by G. Jay
Version 1

Broken hearts and disillusioned dreams. Broken toys and angels without wings. 
Weep for the fallen brothers and children without mothers. 
Pained tears encompass the...

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Categories: horror, loss, pride, soldier,

Life Lesson Too by Rich Reitz
There! Little boy, don't cry!
They have broken your toys, I know.
Your fire truck red
Undereneath the bed
Was new not so long ago;
But childhood days will soon...

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Categories: loss, sad,

Premium MemberThe Lost Years by Kevin Shaw
The Lost Years

EDIE

Edie looks well for her age,
Hard to believe she’s almost 94.
A widow wife these past 72 years,
Lost husband Bill, in the 2nd World...

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Categories: absence, age, loss, miracle,

Dreams by Skye Robertson
I don’t remember my dreams 
At 1,2,or 3 but every other age is clear
When I was 4 I wanted to be daddy, 
a hero that...

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Categories: loss, age, childhood, dad, dream,

Premium MemberDouble Tap by Freddie Robinson Jr.
News broadcast:

Bad news from the Afghan front lines,
an Army lance corporal got killed
from Battalion 5, company 9

Soldier Bill James Medlark,
affectionately known as Billy the Kid
Saved...

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Categories: grave, grief, loss, military,

four years by Lynn Marie
lying in the tangled white sheets
hair mussed i can still feel your touch
where you loved me and i loved you.

your scar on the side of...

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Categories: loss, emotions, heart, i miss

Young summer sun by T.I.R.O. JY
A face so pale, a face so pure
Under the blue of sky in the long field grass, our youth galore
Innocence and sheer beauty combined
A moment...

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Categories: loss, absence, beautiful, for her,

Premium MemberWon't Come Home by Jesse Zerlaut
It wasn't dew that kissed the flowers,
nor was it rain that graced the Rose.
It was the tears of the woman
who's soldier won't come home.
...

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Categories: death, grief, heartbroken, loss,

The One Who Survives by Sam Jameson
Ten men
War clouds roll in
Bullets rain, fight the storm
Eighteen hands now crossed, under flags
Folded


February 6, 2016
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Categories: loss, military, soldier, storm,

Homeless by DM Babbit
Where do the homeless go
when the streets are covered in snow
and they fear the safety of the shelters
as they edge away to hide beyond the...

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Categories: discrimination, fear, loss,

This solemn destiny by T.I.R.O. JY
We stand here ready

But ready for what?

A whistle will tune

Our drill into action

We will storm the field

We will never yield

The rain falls down

The mud sticks

We...

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Categories: loss, soldier, world war