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War Sestina Poems

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

Premium Member Rest, Warrior

Weary warrior, it is time to rest,
Drink deep this ale to satisfy your thirst,
It is too dark now for further battle,
No more gallant men need...

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© Beth Evans  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anger, conflict, day, death,

Every day, I sit at my window, waiting
I’ve stayed for you-
I will stay until you come home
And every time, you do
Every time, I jump into...

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Categories: child, i miss you,

Six Views of a Sickening World
Replace the desolate words I speak without intention
With my intended poetry – a burst of fresh light
In a forlorn bedroom filled with buckets of darkness!

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© J. Amorose  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dark, light, world war

Premium Member Shadow Soldiers on Parade
In endless quest we sought seclusions peace                  ...

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Categories: courage, military,

By the river corner I sat and wept
Memories of the war flooding my mind
Imagines of rotting bodies everywhere
The smell of dying children pungent still
Starvation and...

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Categories: pain, children, war, children,

A Modern Warriors Sestina
How did you find me here ghost	
I thought I was done with your haunting	
My Uncle told me you were my enemy	
I know I left you...

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Categories: war, me, me,

It takes two to make a tear
It takes two to make a tear 

It’s Christmastime so no more killing now!
Let’s get together, sing some carols here.
In no man’s land, we’re brothers...

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© jack horne  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: warworld, old, old,

Premium Member What About the Children
What do we tell the precious children, Lord,
those sweetly innocent and trusting ones?
They should not have to know of dreadful war,
our tiny daughters and our...

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Categories: warchild,

Premium Member Revel Joyfully
It was on a cold night in Bethlehem that hope was born
A babe lay in a manger as angels sang joyfully
Above the nativity a star...

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Categories: happiness, holiday, upliftingnight, birth,

Premium Member The Heart of Poverty
Once upon a time, mother was gifted new life.
Reformed, reborn the second child to poverty, 
through the coldness of a Maine winter came beauty.
A fair...

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Categories: anniversary, caregiving, childhood, daughter,

Premium Member Ne'er Gone
Forever in the wind, the gale, the tempest gone……
though, lingering caress of cheek and thigh remains		
as does the precious memory of fires glow.			
Winds leavings lesson,...

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Categories: devotion, lost love, love,

Cemetary Sestina
times I have walked by Arlington Cemetery
and felt my face wilt.
I’ve waded through Washington D.C’s ever-present puddles
to work every day and thought of stopping, reading...

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Categories: sestina, hope

Premium Member All Your Voices
Once, long distant calls would cost
You, your friends and family so many voices
had to wait, anticipate the budget and the worth
of words said out loud...

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Categories: faith, forgiveness, peacelove, perspective,

Inspiration sparks when
a shooting star crosses
the starry, twinkling Heavens,
revealing its gradeur, beauty and sadness;
and if we follow it to its destination...
where it will finally land.


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Categories: adventure, fantasy, happiness, imagination,

The Life Of a New Yorker
Here living in the city of New York,
Those who oppose me will fall
Even though many are kind to me
People and its city must perish
Great damage...

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Categories: life, me, people, city,