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Short Memorial Day Poems

Short Memorial Day Poems. Below are examples of the most popular short poems about Memorial Day by PoetrySoup poets. Search short poems about Memorial Day by length and keyword.


Quiet
Here he is, quiet!
Dead but alive 
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Categories: inspirational, memorial day,
Form: Epitaph



Secrets of Patriotism
Secrets of patriotism
Rests loudly in these pillars
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Categories: memorial day, patriotic,
Form: Epitaph
Memorial Day
the crowds are coming
Memorial Day again
when summer begins
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Categories: memorial day,
Form: Haiku
Hot Dog Day
Memorial Day
official start of Summer
don't burn the hot dogs...

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Categories: food, holiday, memorial day, summer,
Form: Haiku
Memorial Day
worn headstone place a flag in honor memorial day
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© Ann Roske  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: memorial day, death, dedication, history, life, war, , memorial,
Form: Senryu



Memorial Day
on Memorial Day
the flowers fill the grave yard
people reminisce...

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Categories: memorial day, death, sad
Form: Senryu
The man who lies here
The man who lies here loved and hated humankind
In equal measures
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Categories: memorial day, power, world war ii,
Form: Epitaph
Mother of the Nation
Mother of the nation is sleeping here
even birds wept in her funeral

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Categories: grief, memorial day, woman,
Form: Epitaph
Unforgettable Day
Bloody broken shields
Strewn along the battlefield
Someones mom or child...

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Categories: memorial day, war,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Memorial Day
 Rows of white crosses
   Names etched  on a grey wall
      Today remember...

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Categories: memorial day, dedication, history
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Last Endowment
twilight’s last gleaming

endowment is returned at

the dawn’s early light...

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Categories: america, eve, history, memorial day, morning, night,
Form: Senryu
Most hated
Here lies the man the world hated most
but whom the world now hallows!



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Categories: inspirational, memorial day,
Form: Epitaph
DOOR OPENS WIDELY
The door
Opens widely 
Panoramic display
Of abounding floral beauty
Winking...

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Categories: beauty, memorial day,
Form: Cinquain
Memorial Day Blues
Whatchadointoday?
ondisholiday?
yousittinhomelikeme?
someplaceelseyouwannabe?...

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© Judy Konos  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: memorial day, holiday
Form: Rhyme
Memorial Day
Girl weeping in Church
   Memorial day, husband dead
Her little girl now crying...

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Categories: memorial day, bereavement, cry, death,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member 37,000 FLAGS
37,000 FLAGS

Silent drums mourn as a lonely wind hums taps.

John G. Lawless
5/30/2021
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Categories: memorial day,
Form: Monoku
White Crosses
Gravestones, white crosses
bone-chill breaths of old ghosts, stirs-
Dried, blood-red poppies.
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Categories: memorial day, veterans day,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member MEMORIAL DAY USA
psychedelic peace signs of upturned soil, standing in the gap for us 5/27/2019
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Categories: memorial day,
Form: Haiku
MISS YOU TODAY
all the time
your on my mind
i must say
''can't forget
my eyes or wet
it was  must say 
when yo went away
I 
MISS  YOU TODAY...

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Categories: absence, adventure, memorial day,
Form: Light Verse
FOR JESUS STAND TALL
its not wrong
to be strong
he'll help you too
frist you must do
is be his wall
so he will not fall
FOR JESUS
STAND TALL...

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Categories: adventure, heaven, memorial day,
Form: Light Verse
HEAR THE BELLS
 they ring they sing
some ping
the reason
its love season
to share and to care
and the sick to get well
HEAR THE BELLS
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Categories: adventure, memorial day,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Life's Stones - haiku
Life’s Stones

iced wind cut valleys
etched in beauty of passing
stones chiseled by life


John G. Lawless
5/15/2016
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Categories: death, memorial day, remember,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Farewell
Time has come to say farewell.
I say thanks to you as well.

It was nice for me to stay
Here and work and learn each day.
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Categories: farewell, life, memorial day, relationship, work,
Form: Couplet
Memorial Day
A vampire known as Good Prince Harry
Set his fangs on the Virgin Mary
He took one bite
And saw the light
Combusting in the cemetery...

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Categories: memorial day, nursery rhyme, word play,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Hiroshima-Nagasaki
Shadows only remain
Where life stood its ground
Far above their air
Its devastation burned down

(To all those who have lost from war...)...

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© ... Gigno  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: memorial day, war,
Form: Rhyme