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Military Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem At Dawn Gary Smith Rhyme death, military, soldier,
Premium Member Poem Soldier F Gordon Alexander Free verse military, anger, conflict, discrimination, freedom,
How I would fix the Second Amendment Dave Moore Rhyme military, change, confusion, how i
Premium Member Poem The Marine Robert Ippaso Rhyme military, america, conflict, devotion, faith,
Premium Member Poem Silence is Deadly arthur vaso Free verse military, anti bullying, green, hate,
Premium Member Poem The Sniper Robert Ippaso Quatrain dedication, growth, leadership, military,
Premium Member Poem RA25760309 Tom Wright Lyric age, military,
Premium Member Poem Soldier Gershon Wolf Acrostic military, tribute,
The custom officer's careless gun King Adams I do not know? military, 1st grade, 7th grade,
Military Manners Rico Leffanta Limerick military,
Premium Member Poem Memories of a War Don Pettinelli Free verse america, courage, memory, military,
Premium Member Poem It Was January '68 Franklin Price Rhyme military, war,
Hot Chick Mike Grant I do not know? military, 12th grade, america, art,
INFANTRY Anyabolu Ifeanyi Gentle Epic confidence, faith, military, soldier,
Wounded Andrew Fairchild Monoku humorous, hurt, military, pain,
LEST WE FORGET Juliet Nicol Dramatic Verse military, betrayal, death of a
Premium Member Poem Last Stop Cafe' Susan Jeavons Free verse imagery, longing, military, passion,
Premium Member Poem Jade Duncan R. M. Ferguson Verse conflict, lust, military, power,
Premium Member Poem New Recruits Mark J. Halliday Fibonacci military,
Premium Member Poem The rest: TERROR Mark J. Halliday Sonnet military, conflict, death, depression, fear,
Forever Hear the Drums R William Standish Sonnet military, appreciation, childhood, dedication, inspirational,
The Illusion of Peace Eugene Harvey Sonnet conflict, military, peace, power,
Premium Member Poem 'Twas The Worst Of All Ifs Greg Gaul Sonnet conflict, death, military, soldier,
Premium Member Poem Ramparts ABB David Drowley Rhyme bird, military, nature, soldier,
Premium Member Poem In Search of: Private Ryan Noel Flater Free verse military, 10th grade, america, men,
Premium Member Poem A Sailor Kim Rodrigues Free verse military,
Sans Sixth psychic non Sense matthew harris Free verse military, allah, angel, goodbye, light,
Premium Member Poem Brothers and Sisters in Arms Eve Roper Free verse angel, military,
Premium Member Poem Uncommon Tower of Power Gershon Wolf Clerihew leadership, military, power, spoken
Hurry Up and Wait Carl Papa Palmer Free verse military,
Premium Member Poem Idyll Leo Larry Amadore Free verse military, absence, angst, anxiety, loneliness,
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Forever Hear the Drums R William Standish Carpe Diem appreciation, emotions, history, military,
Premium Member Poem SOS Bobby May I do not know? military, war,
Premium Member Poem Last Salute to a President Carolyn Devonshire Free verse appreciation, grief, leadership, military,
Premium Member Poem The Wall at Night Franklin Price Rhyme imagery, memorial, military,
Premium Member Poem The Cross And The Flag Curtis Moorman Rhyme military, america, christian, faith, freedom,
LETTERS LOST AT WAR 4 Marc Pallanes I do not know? death, military, mother, mother
LETTERS LOST AT WAR 3 Marc Pallanes I do not know? boy, father son, military,
AS I STAND Thomas Theophilus Narrative america, courage, flying, military,
Premium Member Poem He Played for Hours Rhoda Tripp Rhyme death, military, nostalgia, veterans
Bet On A Vet Darrell Collins Sonnet betrayal, military, pride,
Gender Blender Rico Leffanta Limerick funny, gender, military,
Stamped Denied Fabiola Rios Lyric military, anger, anxiety, appreciation, conflict,
Premium Member Poem Veterans Day Sandra Weiss Couplet america, conflict, military, pride,
Premium Member Poem Boat Jeff Martin Verse military,
No Important Man Than a Soldier FARAI SOKA Blank verse military, caregiving, dedication, encouraging, endurance,
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,

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Military Poem Example

Eyes of Blue

A people persecuted beyond imagination;
To help them he felt, was his obligation.
He joined the army in World War II;
Not knowing his hell would be Eyes of Blue.

When he reached Normandy, the beaches were red.
Crawling over his brothers who lay already dead.
To give this tyrant, this devil his due;
Not knowing his own demons, would be Eyes of Blue.

He rounded a building securing a town;
A young German soldier was just coming round.
He plunged his bayonet, the quicker of the two;
Killing the young soldier, with Eyes of Blue.

He knelt down beside him with tears in his eyes;
How long this moment would last, he did not realize.
He closed the eyes as he thought he should do;
Thinking never again to see those Eyes of Blue.

The victor over many in Germany and Japan;
It was always difficult taking life from a man.
None would haunt him, this he now knew;
As long as the soldier, with Eyes of Blue.

He died an old man, to heaven he went;
For this honorable soldier, mercy was sent.
First time since the war, so sad but true;
A peaceful sleep, not seeing Eyes of Blue.

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