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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.


Living with PTSD by Alex Butler
We were all trained to push the limits of the human barrier.
physically growing stronger.
Mentally developing professionalism.
Improvise, adapt and overcome.
A war-torn country is the birth of...

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Categories: memorial,

Premium MemberThe Poet Knight by Jesse Rowe
... The pen is mightier than the sword ...


The poet knight went off to war
To prove his valor true.
Sir Arthur Berk, the troubadour,
Knew he had...

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Categories: poetry, poets,



Premium MemberEngland - gleaming in the distance by Ian Love
  across the doggerland dogged people trudge
  Neanderthals, Heidelbergers...Sapiens, the last ones standing
  hairy mammoths, heavy life bearing down
  the mighty...

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Categories: conflict, destiny, england, history,

Until all my sons come home by Anastasia Stewart
Until all my sons come home the birds will not know how to sing.
the sky will be grey and the trees without leaves
hearts will weigh...

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Categories: dark, death, destiny, growth,

Premium MemberA True American Hero for the Ages by Gary Bateman
A True American Hero for the Ages

I thought it would be most appropriate to take a moment to
reflect on the life and public service of...

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Categories: america, celebration, character, inspiration,

Rose to remember by jagdish bajantri
Rose to remember 

Don't I go far from my distance because for a journey we have to sart 

Burn under the moon in a sharp...

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Categories: 8th grade, heart,

Premium MemberJarheads in a Pickle by Freddie Robinson Jr.

War ain’t a kosher thing
The killing of innocent human beings
was never FDA approved
(From Da Almighty)

Ebenezer fiscals’ hands be closed tighty
	to the citizen poor
But they openly...

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Categories: soldier, truth, violence, war,

Premium MemberOff-Key by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Francis Scott Key ...
a song provocateur, who spoke
most ungentlemanly

Scott “Don’t set ‘em Free” 
had to be 
the most rabid racist
you never wanted to meet

Francis the...

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Categories: perspective, slavery, truth, wisdom,

Where am I by Sithembele Mlenzana
In the valleys of hills, that’s where I am,
In the branches of trees, that’s where I climb.
Lost is something far Away,
But cost is something I...

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Categories: abuse, bible, community, confusion,

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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Categories: fun, humorous, jobs, military,

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,

Jihad by Avi Cohen
Lord 
What we only did 
To the Native Indian 
The Aboriginal 
    To the Jew 
The Armenian 
“Just wars”
I come not to...

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Categories: abuse, angst, anxiety,

Premium MemberRaison D'Etre by Jack Ellison


As we approach our golden years, nothing prepares us for what lies ahead. Everyone reaches it... it's inevitable but that doesn't mean we are really...

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Categories: passion,

In Abyss Of Ashes by Roger Byrd
  Delicate & terrified, relevant & alive but watching us die...  I've slept silent, so quiet... Deny me, your dying right beside me......

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Categories: depression,

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,

The second death of Caesar by Shubh Vimal
Take out the dagger,
And strike it clean,
Life, death,
And everything in between.

Brutus murmured to sadness,
The ghost of his dream,
Praying for Caesar,
To appear from the unseen.

The pride...

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Categories: art, betrayal, conflict, death,

Spirit Of My Youth by Johnny Martinez
Upon this scene of anguish, I abide no hope.
As yet,  the dreary,  silent,  silent!
For on the eve’ of my existence.
Blood spilling... no...

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Categories: courage, death, devotion, fate,

The Missing by Steve Zak
Memories shift through generations; pictures yellow, fray across the currents of time, worn and torn. Hushed stories talk about a life taken away too early,...

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Categories: memorial day, world war

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,