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World War II Prose Poems

These World War II Prose poems are examples of poetry about World War II Prose. These are the best examples of Prose World War II poems written by international poets.

Pendle's unseen war
Tap tap  boom… sheep scattered like shrapnel
Brian Dunn’s instant memorial smoke rose
from his peaty wet death hole, roots
lumps of peat and ling fell like...

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Categories: prose, death, horror, loss, world

Premium Member The 1940's and 50's Movie, Radio and More
Don Winslow of the Navy at the movies...…., the Lone Ranger, and the shadow, on the radio. Three of my favorite pastimes in Wilmington NC,...

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Categories: truth, world war ii,

Premium Member Stranger Than Fiction PART 4
I  continued down the driveway and then came to a stop, damn, I thought I’ve come down the wrong driveway it must be further...

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Categories: death, religious, world war

Premium Member Stranger Than Fiction PART 3
Again Brother Paul said that “I didn’t owe them anything, but to do someone a good turn one day.”I shook his hand and thanked him...

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Categories: death, religious, world war

Premium Member Stranger Than Fiction PART 2
I told him who I was and explained my predicament and asked would it be possible to use their phone to get help, he said”...

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Categories: death, religious, world war

Premium Member Stranger Than Fiction PART 1
My name is Tom Cunningham, I’m retired now but thirty six years ago I had a very strange experience that I have never mentioned to...

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Categories: religious, scary, world war

Back Then, Dandelion Greens Were Segregated Too
Martin, a very senior citizen, wants to get a bucket and knife and go hunt up some greens in a field in Alabama. But in...

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Categories: race,

Patsy Foley Was Roly-Poly in 1947
It may have been the devil himself who prompted the kids in my schoolyard back in 1947 to chant "Patsy Foley's roly-poly from eating too...

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Categories: memory,

America Wasn't So Bad Back Then
We have something in common, a fellow I talk to now and then. We’re about the same age and perhaps the only ones in the...

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Categories: america,

A Stranger in the Soup Kitchen Spills the Beans
I have a friend, old and retired, who keeps busy helping the poor. Let's call him Ted because he wants to remain anonymous. Some of...

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Categories: poverty,

Premium Member A Winter Poem
Two men meet on the street corner by the park,
the day's light just beginning to decline into evening.
Their beards hang like icicles; the men are...

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Categories: prose, brother, old, sad, winter,

Premium Member One Good Thing
In the late 1970s, I was going home on a Friday evening,
and needed a little more fuel in my truck, 
enough to get back to...

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Categories: life, memory, poverty, work,

Premium Member The Well
The well calls out to me yet again.
It talks to me of long forgotten stories. 
Normally, I hurry past but this time I stop.

It whispers...

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Categories: conflict, death, world war

Paul Celan (1920 in Cernauti, Romania  - 1970 in Paris) was a poet and translator. Paul
Antschel was born into a Jewish family in Romania,...

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Categories: prose, peopledeath, work, death, work,