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.


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,

To Chase The 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,

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,