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Memorial Day Poems | Examples of Memorial Day Poetry

Memorial Day Poems - Examples of all types of memorial day poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for memorial day.

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...commands a trance, pulls you into the dance, he'll sing for the enhances- playmore fanatics! He's the sutures and calamity's Casper, and endemic more than even plasma... I have the needs, he the commander, I have to feed... Do more than land her....Read More
Categories: memorial day, allusion, character, cheer up,
Form: Salaam

The Spirits Of Culloden
The Spirits of Culloden. This is like a pilgrimage, a try tae come every year, Gather at the cairn, meet old friends, wipe away a tear. Standin on that moor, that once with blood was sodden, Paying respects...Read More
Categories: memorial day, anniversary, death, dedication, memorial
Form: Rhyme
The ticket was with me, For the whole India tour, The suitcases were packed, And new clothes had been adjusted, Ready two hours early for the adventure. Standing at the railway station for the departure, And the new excitement were numbered...Read More
Categories: memorial day, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Freedom
For all those who have protected our nation, for the men and women wearing the uniform, We thank you for the ultimate freedom. Sometimes we forget the preciousness, of the rare freedom which, makes us bless. And have the goodness...Read More
Categories: memorial day, bereavement, freedom, hero, history,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Alive And With Medals
He stared at his war medals; As bright as when first minted, His own lustre long since tarnished; Only tear-filled eyes now glinted! He belonged to a generation That sacrificed its fragile youth, And traded it for our defence; For freedom and...Read More
Categories: conflict, memorial day, memory,
Form: Rhyme

Empty Boots
Pairs of boots sit empty They no longer wear a shine For they now are covered With blood, dirt, and grime The owners always knew They could lose their life in war Still they stood tall and proud When their oath they...Read More
Categories: death, memorial day, military,
Form: Rhyme
Goodbye Exams
I travelled a distance, The distance which is long and of miles. I completed all the syllabus wide as sky. I lived seven days like seven months. I sacrificed my sleep and awake till rising of the sun. I sleep...Read More
Categories: memorial day,
Form: Rhyme
Memorable visit
What should I say about song snowfall of December, A lot of peoples memories I will remember, memories of teachers and friends , Memories of my chief manager at bank. TODAY I VISITED MY B.O.B...Read More
Categories: memorial day,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Real Wars We Fight
The Real Wars We Fight By George W. Clever-----29 August 2020 The wars we all fight are mainly in our head, heart and soul. This old Marine fights with the memories of the young Marine. His heart bears...Read More
Categories: memorial day, america, freedom, grief, history,
Form: Bio
Flag Day
A coward goes by many names – a brave man often has none; an Unknown with a cross… body parts on a battlefield – there is no sin we do not share, nor victory the blessed soul of man does not have a right to...Read More
Categories: freedom, love, memorial day,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Victorious August 75 Years
Atomic payback made impact dramatically Physics split minute energy into mammoth Allied forces warned Hiroshima, Nagasaki Destroyer of worlds, Now I become death Military master, Japan, thought threat outrageous Devastation loomed, four tonne 'Boy' understated Captain William...Read More
Categories: anniversary, evil, memorial day,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member ReVisiting the Buddha
We were visited by a baby yesterday. It felt good to bow into her glittery brown eye level, To speak of whatever came to mind which was mostly about her truth and blossoming beauty Knowing she would not judge and would listen patiently as long...Read More
Categories: memorial day, baby, health, innocence, memorial
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Salute To Memorial Day
I have never been in a war…PEACE…I’ve lived it…breathed it…taught it… but as much as I have hated war…I respect all those who fought it. I’ve lived long enough to know …we all see the world through...Read More
Categories: memorial day,
Form: Verse
Now 'Tis the Evening
Today held many a smile, wide ones, blazing under the cloudless heavens. I put off thoughts of the date - those musings are for the evening. Today held my attention, with tasks, so that my mind wouldn't wander. I deferred memories...Read More
Categories: memorial day, death, death of a
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Poetic Thoughts To Think About
For the entire world it’s the start to the work week In America today silent moments no one speaks For all the battles that are done We here ponder on Monday who really won Is...Read More
Categories: america, art, memorial day,
Form: Rhyme

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