War Poetry Poems

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


Premium MemberNaked Verse by Roof Missing
A naked verse is unadorned by flourishes, red meat,
Though subtlety may serve it's ends, the object's not deceit!
It's written to communicate, so most words are...

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Categories: poetry, political,

Aleppo - Childhood Gone by Sandy Evans
Aleppo - Childhood Gone 
By Sandy Evans 

 Going to school is my favorite thing 
 Reading, writing and learning new things. 

 Running home...

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Categories: poetry, childhood, culture, farewell, war,



Premium MemberRevanche Poetry - Subtle Revenge by Mick Talbot
SUBTLE REVENGE
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My heart bleeds words of empathy,
An inkwell full of untold woe!
I see poverty causing strife!
Governments abusing power!

From recorded history, rife!
Leaders taking innocent life!

Religion, condoning...

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Categories: poetry, abuse, cancer, death, discrimination,

Just Happiness by arthur weil
If I were a woman instead of a man,
Or a woman who could and still can
Be ambidextrous, bi, or confused,
If two spirits in one could...

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Categories: poetry, inspirational,

No Harmony by Robin Ferri
No Harmony
Is there a reason
that can be understood,
why we must fight
against brotherhood.

Was there ever a time
that I became we
and togeather all lived 
in harmony?

Tell me...

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Categories: poetry, peace, poems, political,

Premium MemberRapacious Itch by Odin Roark
Rapacious  Itch 


It felt things coming, 
The undeniable bottom feeder reality, 
Where thought had no credulity, 
Where irrational emoting ruled, 
Void of mind’s prep,...

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Categories: poetry, society,

Premium MemberHyperactive Rhyme Skills 3 by Nick Trim
Hyperactive Rhyme Skills 3:
So I think I can Rhyme.

Don't think you can rhyme,
though it was the title it didn't define,
what was expected at the time,
it...

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Categories: poetry, hip hop, passion, poems,

All Is Not Poetry by Joe DiMino
All is not poetry, I tell myself:
then relapse into rhyme 
without reason—season 
outside of season; for again 
I imagine blossoms in winter, 
snow that is...

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Categories: art, humorous, imagination, poetry,

An Old Friend by Timothy McGuire
A poem is like an old friend,
Who visits from time to time,
And reminds me again,
It will always be there for me.

A poem is like a...

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Categories: love, poetry, world war

Name an animal with a chin by CHRISTOPHER QUIGLEY
Falling apart at the seams
Seems the streams of my life are on Netflix
Unfathomed my thoughts spoon from the bowl
Body and soul in bloody war
Life hangs...

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Saint Augustine calling by Gary Onderisin
from the dust and din of the ancient Roman world,
calling to people of good faith everywhere,
to make imperialist, unjust war no more.
...

But only the West's...

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Categories: poetry, philosophy, religion, symbolism,

Premium MemberOne, Nine and Sixteen by Nina Parmenter
Sewing machine, long idle, gathered dust,
Too tricky for arthritic hands to thread,
Her body had betrayed her, cutting dead
Half-knitted dreams and wistful wanderlust.

Her mind though, fresh...

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Categories: age, loss, nostalgia, poetry,

Premium MemberI am On Fire For Poetry Soup Right Now by Caren Krutsinger
I know this may surprise some of you.
Not all.
It’s not going to surprise my besties.
But for others,
Let me be the bearer of a
Little surprise nugget...

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Categories: poetry, friendship love, how i

Premium MemberWeeping Webbed World: Apropos of a Syrian Nightmare by millard lowe

Weeping Webbed World
(Apropos of a Syrian Nightmare) 

Affronts to humanity streak the skies
Like once perched war eagles
Soaring over communities of prey
Where the lingering smell of...

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Categories: poetry, children, death, grief, imagery,

Premium MemberPoets of a New Dawn by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Taking a long ink dip in a desert pond,
rejected drake words
ripple echoes in the wilderness: Tread with care!
Dreadnought thoughts silicate crystalized,
glass menagerie opens to a...

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Categories: poetry, poets, truth, visionary, wisdom,

Premium MemberThe Pen by Charles Gragg
It has been said “that the pen is mightier than the sword”. If this be true then I hereby proclaim an end to the savagery...

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Categories: poetry, war,

Premium MemberThank you Poetry Soup ANGEL by Yazmin Malik
I was ecstatic

Was this just a strong act of kindness

Or was it good luck?

Why was this person throwing their cash down a river

Just for me?

Like...

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Categories: poetry, angel,

Dancing Puppets by Michael Robinson

Dancing Puppets

Sophistication broken at each end
Antagonistic behavior quick to mend
Intelligent statements wasted on insult
Blamed on society with no one at fault
What a remark of any...

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Categories: poetry, analogy, betrayal, change, conflict,

Didnt we all become poets by Robert Warlov
Didn't we all become poets?

      Madmen leaked a rash of sky-blue puddle,
      fatally cloistered my...

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Categories: poetry,

Premium MemberAftermath by millard lowe

Weak tears struggle down wrinkled faces
of mothers with sagging breasts—
Looking down at ballooned bellies;

Their children lying in graveyard laps
oblivious to flies playing around
blood-shot eyes;

Boko Harim...

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Categories: poetry, africa, evil, horror, imagery,