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Military Poems | Examples of Military Poetry

Military Poems. Read and share great examples of poetry about the military. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for military.
Yankee Doodle
In 1755 a British army medical surgeon Richard Shuckburgh, while campaigning in Rensselaer New York, penned the nursery rhyme Yankee Doodle. This was used to mock ...Read More
Categories: independence day, military, nursery
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member White Stones Silent
o the vast lawns of white stones a sparrow tends her new clutch only in engraving they speak soldier's names....and the wars they fell in men and women of the bugle weeps in taps too young in sleep hearts...Read More
Categories: military, 7th grade, 8th grade,
Form: Monoku
Young Boys
Young boys, they’re so damn reckless, they talk they'll go to war. Living in a dream world of old war movies, and actor hero they adore. All say they don't mind dying. For their country, they'd gladly fall. For such a...Read More
Categories: age, boy, military,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE EVER DWINDLING FEW - USA version
THE EVER DWINDLING FEW - USA Version Beach Omaha At Omaha an old man stands and limps down to the shore, Where on this sand he crawled and ran...Read More
Categories: military, america, beach, conflict, history,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dedicated To Those Who Served
Dedicated To Those Who Served And Those Who Prayed Miracle Man 2/10/2024 We can’t undo one thing we have done, at best, we can try to make amends. Things once seen can’t be unseen, not one. once filed in our past that’s...Read More
Categories: courage, military, war,
Form: Quatrain

Running towards danger Never giving up Never backing down Beside me mighty warriors fall Wounded soldiers crying out in despair The enemy’s blood on my hands I give a mighty roar Faster and faster I run Never giving up Never backing down Bombs bursting above...Read More
Categories: military,
Form: Free verse
Twinkling Star of Montsegur
Beneath stars twinkling Sophia and Christ flew down In the form of birds In the form of large vultures Vultures filled with grace Vultures from the Great Mountains The Mountains of Snow They both perched...Read More
Categories: military, history, hope, in memoriam,
Form: Choka
Premium Member American Veteran
In peacetime, in wars, you stood tall, you matter to God, to us, you gave all. American veteran, come home from PTSD, dreams of the courageous gifted to the free. We want you to know we care, You were the...Read More
Categories: military, 6th grade, 7th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My son the freedom fighter
A seventeen year old boy wanting to go into the Marines...Read More
Categories: heart, military,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member A Flock of Startled Birds
A Flock of Startled Birds He had sat for an hour on a long, low, flat rock, He had checked himself over from bald patch to sock. His leather shoes burnished to a mirror-like shine, Tie ironed flat –...Read More
Categories: military, depression, memorial, mental health,
Form: Rhyme
I was born into a war I was born into a war I Was born into this war And I couldn’t even talk I didn’t know how to walk I hit the ground surviving Heavy fire,...Read More
Categories: military, analogy, fate, loss, mental
Form: Free verse
Premium Member making men
Sometimes after Lisa and I do our early-morning 4 mile run (we treadmill in the basement fitness center if it’s under 43 degrees), I come back and lie on my bed, for just for a...Read More
Categories: friendship, humor, men, military,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Data Breach
The data breach came on quite suddenly I saw her standing there dark skinned ashy knees she was after my identity strangest feeling this crime is the worse because it lingers identity fraud could last...Read More
Categories: military, america, beautiful, blessing, literature,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Apo address somewhere in Italy 1942
It was a crisp day October 27th 1942 that's when my pop set out for WW11 right after my grandmother Nona gave birth to my dad orders arrived his job assignment was to protect the priest arch...Read More
Categories: military, appreciation, baptism, beautiful, dedication,
Form: Dramatic Verse
free palestine
israel america playing soccer with beheaded palestinian face back to stone age world is on stand arab military parliament to nuke attacking nations such is israel palestine war free palestine israel america conducting death tourism killing palestinians back to stone age world is on...Read More
Categories: military, conflict, evil, freedom, grave,
Form: Sonnet

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