War Narrative Poems

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


Premium MemberSEWING MACHINE by JEAN MURRAY
Sewing machine, long idle, gathered dust
in Grandma's loft I found, the week after we
laid her to rest next to her slain husband.
He was only twenty...

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Categories: appreciation, farewell, funeral, granddaughter,

Premium MemberONE, NINE, SIXTEEN by JAN ALLISON
THE DARKEST DAYS OF HER LIFE

The sewing machine, long idle, gathered dust
I discovered it, by chance, in my late mother’s attic.
My hand brushed the protective...

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Categories: england, memory, world war



The shame of our sentient state by fauxcroft wade
The pride that comes from ego

And the prejudice from ignorance

Sees humanity in a hole

Created by its own arrogance

It will not work in consciousness

To evolve and...

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Categories: earth, hate, passion, prejudice,

Premium MemberNOVEMBER ELEVENTH by Elaine George
Yes! I am here, sweetheart,  beneath our beautiful oak tree. Autumn leaves, like burning embers, fall from its canopy and float to the ground....

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Categories: death, i love you,

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,

Andersonville Prison, 1864 by Steve Zak
“Is this place Hell” a prisoner asked his first day there; 
No, just a stop along the way. 
Andersonville Prison, 1864. Hell Upon Earth.

The hounds...

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Categories: america, history, prison, war,

Bloody Oriskany, Part II by David Welch
Fierce fighting raged, but surprise was gone,
the Americans rallied and pushed hard,
the Indians fell back, out of the ravine,
the patriots driving them that far.

Hand-to-hand combat...

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Categories: america, conflict, freedom, hero,

Bloody Oriskany, Part I by David Welch
In seventeen seventy-seven,
amidst the deep summer’s August heat,
Barry St. Leger, loyalist milita,
and the Iroquois walked on sore feet.

Their mission was clear: move down the Mohawk,
meet...

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Categories: america, conflict, freedom, hero,

The Market Place by Christine Phillips
I have been trying to pen this verse for the past two weeks but
Someone was standing in my way and my mind went astray
Can’t you...

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Categories: change, character, courage, environment,

Global fireball by fauxcroft wade
No more war

We don't it anymore,

To many kids have died

Too many mums and dad's have cried,

For no real cause

Except power, greed and control,

To tighten their...

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Categories: fire, innocence, pain, war,

A right to live by fauxcroft wade
A right to free movement

A right to live

Where we want

Should be our perogative

We should not feel that we can not roam

Or decide to set down...

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Categories: dream, race, rights, uplifting,

Sleep paralysis by fauxcroft wade
Mankind is suffering from sleep paralysis
Deep within the mind
Living through a dream state
To reality they are blind
Still but somehow moving
Like puppets on a string
They need...

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Categories: corruption, dream, sleep, war,

The Ghosts Behind the Graves on Omaha Beach by Steve Zak
They were young then, now they would be old men looking across an empty beach, the sun at their back; for many this would be...

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Categories: death, dedication, hero, history,

I hear a distant rumble by fauxcroft wade
I hear a distant rumble

There is a storm coming,

I hear a distant rumble

As the ground beneath my feet shakes,

I hear a distant rumble

As the lightening...

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Categories: corruption, earth, environment, nature,

Nobody Wins by Bernard Barclay
you gave your child a toy
taught your child to love
stole the child's toy
blamed other country's

You taught your child to hate
The child grew up 
became a...

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Categories: history, war, world,

Premium MemberThe Breakfast Brawl by Richard Thomas
A most unlikely, mismatched pair
For forty years did breakfast share.
Their names were Stretch, at eight feet tall,
And Squat, built like a bowling ball.

Because of their...

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Categories: anger, conflict, forgiveness, friendship,

Premium MemberLoss of an Innocent Mind by Teddy Kimathi
One day he took a journey of his life,
and entrusted his soul to a very beautiful
angel who didn't have a halo,
and always slept by 3...

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Categories: confusion, dark, heartbroken, innocence,

Passion by Kairi Fahlenkamp
Why do you two
Have to fight
In front of his pure eyes
He was oblivious
He thought it was the best kind of Passion
Love

But
The passion you have
Is nothing...

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Categories: abuse, analogy, cry, divorce,

Moonlight Falling In Winter by Christine Phillips
Naked trees standing tall
Wearing no clothes at all
Naked trees standing tall
Listening to the nasty brawl
Moonlight is shining brightly
With its trousers hanging haphazardly
Stars are peeping through...

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Categories: angel, betrayal, change, confusion,

Premium MemberCLOUDS OF SMOKE by Judy Emery
CLOUDS OF SMOKE

Into the clouds of smoke
a place no one knows 
down drop the breeze 
out among the seas
sad as one could ever be
this pain...

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Categories: angel, dream, voice, writing,