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Military Poems | Examples of Military Poetry

Military Poems. Below are examples of poems about the military. This list of military poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of military poetry. This list of works about military is an excellent resource for examples on how to write military poems.

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List of Military Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
TAPS Jack Avergun I do not know? courage, death, dedication, military,
These Boys, Now Men Jack Avergun I do not know? military,
Premium Member Poem Friendly Fire Edward Ibeh Dodoitsu military, satire, truth, war,
Premium Member Poem My Life Curtis Moorman Free verse career, military, retirement, soldier,
Premium Member Poem SENATOR JOHN McCAIN James Edward Lee Sr. Clerihew courage, dedication, leadership, military,
Premium Member Poem Vietnam was Fifty Years Ago Franklin Price Rhyme memory, military, war,
Premium Member Poem Ban Me Thuot Franklin Price Couplet memory, military, war,
Culloden Foretold Graham Devenish Rhyme courage, destiny, history, military,
Premium Member Poem Thanks Dad Michael Wegman Sonnet military, america, appreciation, children, dad,
Premium Member Poem Fight or flight Gordon Alexander Free verse military, depression, fear, mental illness,

Peace Not War
by Alexander Ross
Just trying to live life in peace
The bullies bring you to your knees
They send the fickle off to war 
Not knowing what they are fighting...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fear, mental illness, military,

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Jeep Wreck
by Caren Krutsinger
Jeep
Prideful youthful
Bouncing, mudding, leaping
Pride joy junk heap
Tearing, ripping, smashing
Sorry, sad
wreck
...

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Diamante | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: military,

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I Liked Ike
by Gershon Wolf
Dwight D. Eisenhower, a heroic general in World War Two
  Elected thirty-fourth President of the USA in 1952 

Fondly remembered as an American Golden...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: courage, freedom, hero, military,

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Ballad of the College Kids
by Gershon Wolf
The college kids were gathered around
   Listening to the latest stereophonic sounds
Speakers booming their tunes and melodies  
   Beatles, Stones,...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: military, music, school, war,

Satan's Arms
by Rico Leffanta
Halliburton and the USA
Provoke world conflict every day
To sell more arms
We spread alarms
But there's always the devil to pay!...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: conflict, corruption, international, military,

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Military Presence
by Billy TheKidster
Feeling comfortable with a military presence in your community,
is one of the first things government does, according to history, 
just prior to when government takes...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: military, political,

Soldiers Of The Light
by Wendy White
Peace seems to be a fairytale that we all want to come true.
My brothers & sisters, may the Goddess protect you.
Especially, those who’ve seen War’s...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: analogy, appreciation, military, prayer,

The Land I Love
by dewayne coleman
This is my declaration,
This is where I take my stand,
A Citizen, a Veteran ,A Grown Ass Man
The things I see daily
Came as a total surprise,
A...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: military, america, dark, death, dedication,

Dealing With Kaiju
by David Welch
My name is Nolan Greenstier,
and I fly a B-52,
on my daily ocean patrol
keeping lookout for the Kaiju.

I know this sounds ridiculous,
like some B-movie from back...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fun, humorous, jobs, military,

Heaven's Gates
by Shannon ODonnell
The rockets that glare
upon our nation
show the rejoice of freedom of man,
the home of the free and the brave
where the good Lord waves his hand
let...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: military, america, eulogy, inspirational, memorial,

Trust In Me
by Casarah Nance
Tell me your secret, trust in me,
expose the lock and I have a key
we never know who we can be
until we set our hearts free,...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: military, courage, depression, encouraging, friendship,

The Revving Roar of Rolling Thunder
by Elizabeth Wyler
The Revving Roar of Rolling Thunder

Through the revving roar of Rolling Thunder,
amplifying along air and asphalt, 
silent complacency’s cast asunder,
by the tour de force its...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: america, memorial day, military,

Mind Blown
by TS Lewis
So, I ran out of sleep medication
a few weeks ago
 and it feels as if 
I have my creativity back. 
Team no sleep. 

My pen...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: military, patriotic, writing,

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When Guidons Fall
by John lawless


T’is said the battle ended
as the tattered guidon fell
yet those who bear the scars
have a different tale to tell.

He stood among the bloodied
no one special...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: freedom, military, soldier, war,

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Pain
by Gordon Alexander
I feel so empty
I can not cope
My friends are plenty
I just mope

I can not cope
These thoughts in my head
Give me the rope
Wish I was dead

Hurt...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: military, farewell, how i feel,

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A Disgruntled Recruit
by Robert L. Hinshaw
There was once a recruit named Hubie Hunt,

   Who hoped to fly but was told "no" so blunt,

     ...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: humorous, military,

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Mental health stigma
by Gordon Alexander
Mental health stigma within the military
Injuries you just can't see
Many sufferers have taken their own lives
Leaving behind families husband's and wives

In honour of those who...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: military, memorial day, mental illness,

On These Plains I Lay
by Graham Devenish
On These Plains I Lay

White fire and heat, blinding light, blinding bright.
Shot down on these plains,
My soldiers, My warriors,
Fading from my sight.

Battle lost?  Battle...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bible, heaven, history, military,

forget us not
by roger turner
Here we lie beneath the poppies
Blowing in the Flanders air
Do not forget our sacrifice
Do not forget that we were there

Young men forged in heat of...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beautiful, military, remember, remembrance

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Today's Military Chant
by Billy TheKidster
This is my rifle, this is my gun.
I don't serve my country, I serve rich businessmen.
We don't fight in a war to liberate anyone,
or to...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: military,