History Narrative Poems

These History Narrative poems are examples of Narrative poems about History. These are the best examples of Narrative History poems written by international poets.


The Blue Wave by Christine Phillips
You have to see it to believe it
You have to experience it to know it
You have to feel it to understand it
You have to get...

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Categories: beauty, growth, happiness, history,

Mama's Gun And A Postage Stamp by curtis johnson
The postage stamp had now fallen off the envelope but not lost. Tucked away in the box was the stamp that authorized a letter from...

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Categories: america, chicago, history, mother,



Odyssey from Africa 16b by Phil Salmon
16b Stargazing 

Here they filed into a hallway
Into almost total darkness
Just a pair of flick’ring candles
Led them to an inner circle
 
At its center was...

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Categories: adventure, africa, animal, history,

The Gun-hand's Revenge, Part IV by David Welch
IV.
The bandits jolted as slugs struck home hard,
only one was able to shoot back,
Meredith’s horse reared, and tossed her off,
she slammed to the ground and...

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Categories: narrative, adventure, history, hurt, judgement,

The Gun-hand's Revenge, Part III by David Welch
III.
Another week had passed with little change,
when Meredith came up and said to him:
“I would like to get out of town for a bit,
let’s go...

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Categories: narrative, adventure, history, hurt, judgement,

The Gun-hand's Revenge, Part II by David Welch
II.
In the week that followed that cold, hard scene,
Reno settled in and got down to work,
he did tie up loose ends for the estate,
but mostly...

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Categories: narrative, adventure, history, hurt, judgement,

The Gun-hand's Revenge, Part I by David Welch
I.
When Sullivan ‘Reno’ Richards rode into
the small, northern Utah town of Stillman,
he’d been unemployed going on three months
since he’d left his job as a hired...

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Categories: narrative, adventure, history, hurt, judgement,

Signs of the time by Aniruddha Pathak
Hitherto a sleepy way-lost village,
Shall now enter history’s fresh new sheet,
Vain may turn lessons of its farm college,
That would wonder how men should the greens...

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Categories: change,

Premium MemberThe Knight, a tale of ancient times by Jim Slaughter
This is a tale of ancient times
And a knight of valiant heraldry
Who followed true his knightly code,
The weight of righteousness his load,
All sheathed in heaven's...

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Categories: christian, death, faith, history,

Premium MemberNo Bowing Please by Jack Ellison

Well, I'm surprised every day

What this mind of mine will come up with

One would think I would know eh?

Nope! It's a total surprise

Sometimes think I...

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Categories: dedication,

Premium MemberTHE GREAT SURPRISE A TRUE STORY by Demetrios Trifiatis




Once I took some colleagues from a British university up to the Acropolis for a tour.
As I was explaining to my guests the history of...

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Categories: death, heaven, life,

Premium MemberNever Called Son by Caren Krutsinger
I was  a middle child, 
the middle of three unwanted children
Our mother was English, an actress,
who had the misfortune of
loving our father, who abandoned...

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Categories: 11th grade, 12th grade,

John Stark's Glory, Part II by David Welch
...Baum’s men were caught in a hot cross-fire,
many quickly were sent to the grave,
their Indian allies wisely pulled out,
seeing no victory to be had that...

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Categories: narrative, america, conflict, freedom, hero,

John Stark's Glory, Part I by David Welch
Back in seventeen seventy-seven,
British general John Burgoyne faced hard times,
despite winning at Hubbardton, and Fort Anne,
supplies were getting very hard to find.

When word came that...

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Categories: narrative, america, conflict, freedom, hero,

Odyssey from Africa - Stargazing 1 by Phil Salmon
King Ptolemy the Second (cont.)

Sleek of line for speedy sailing 
It was rugged in construction 
Several layers of well cured timber
Lined the hull and bridge...

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Categories: adventure, africa, history, mythology,

Old Benson, Part II by David Welch
...Utterly stunned, Harvey then poured through
the town’s online photographic archives,
the twenties, fifties, eighties and today
revealed to Harvey the very same sight.

Then for some reason that...

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Categories: history, perspective, philosophy, science,

Old Benson, Part I by David Welch
Harvey grew up in a small Maine town,
due north of Portland, and out of the way,
like most kids he’d go to the school bus
at the...

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Categories: history, perspective, philosophy, science,

Mercy Miracles, Letter To My Pastor by curtis johnson
Dear Pastor:

Your sermon yesterday triggered memories going back more than 50 years.  
During the Jim Crow years in the South, I was about 12...

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Categories: christian, forgiveness, miracle,

The Mountain Goat by Christine Phillips
The noise aboard the motor boat reminds me that I was not alone
The high perspiration smell from the young couple sitting beside me
caused me to...

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Categories: angel, courage, creation, friendship,

Odyssey from Africa 15c by Phil Salmon
Odyssey from Africa 15c (Southland, continued...)

Being rich in skill and talent
He soon gained the feel and measure 
Of the boomerang’s employment 
Sent it arching near...

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Categories: adventure, africa, history, humanity,