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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.


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Short Memorial Day poem by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu| Details |

Quiet

Here he is, quiet!
Dead but alive 

Copyright © Solomon Ochwo-Oburu | Year Posted 2017

Short Memorial Day poem by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu| Details |

Secrets of Patriotism

Secrets of patriotism
Rests loudly in these pillars

Copyright © Solomon Ochwo-Oburu | Year Posted 2017

Short Memorial Day poem by Robert Heemstra| Details |

Memorial Day

the crowds are coming
Memorial Day again
when summer begins

Copyright © Robert Heemstra | Year Posted 2013

Short Memorial Day poem by Robert Heemstra| Details |

Hot Dog Day

Memorial Day
official start of Summer
don't burn the hot dogs

Copyright © Robert Heemstra | Year Posted 2015

Short Memorial Day poem by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu| Details |

The man who lies here

The man who lies here loved and hated humankind
In equal measures

Copyright © Solomon Ochwo-Oburu | Year Posted 2017

Short Memorial Day poem by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu| Details |

Mother of the Nation

Mother of the nation is sleeping here
even birds wept in her funeral

Copyright © Solomon Ochwo-Oburu | Year Posted 2017

Short Memorial Day poem by Lycia Harding| Details |

Last Endowment

twilight’s last gleaming

endowment is returned at

the dawn’s early light

Copyright © Lycia Harding | Year Posted 2015

Short Memorial Day poem by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu| Details |

Most hated

Here lies the man the world hated most
but whom the world now hallows!



Copyright © Solomon Ochwo-Oburu | Year Posted 2017

Short Memorial Day poem by Sonia Walker| Details |

DOOR OPENS WIDELY

The door

Opens widely 

Panoramic display

Of abounding floral beauty

Winking

Copyright © Sonia Walker | Year Posted 2016

Short Memorial Day poem by Denise Morgan| Details |

White Crosses

Gravestones, white crosses
bone-chill breaths of old ghosts, stirs-
Dried, blood-red poppies.

Copyright © Denise Morgan | Year Posted 2015

Short Memorial Day poem by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr| Details |

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

Copyright © kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr | Year Posted 2013

Short Memorial Day poem by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr| Details |

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

Copyright © kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr | Year Posted 2013

Short Memorial Day poem by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr| Details |

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

Copyright © kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr | Year Posted 2013

Short Memorial Day poem by John lawless| Details |

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

Copyright © John lawless | Year Posted 2016

Short Memorial Day poem by ... Gigno| Details |

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...)

Copyright © ... Gigno | Year Posted 2013

Short Memorial Day poem by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr| Details |

A PRAY TO THE SKY

lord look down
people being push around
we need  your sound
lord come to this town
don't pass us by
we pray to you up high
A PRAY TO THE SKY

Copyright © kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr | Year Posted 2013

Short Memorial Day poem by Quentin Ehlinger| Details |

Memorial Day

This is the one day they say
We must remember this day
All the fighters who have died
As well as those who have tried
Defending us to this day

Copyright © Quentin Ehlinger | Year Posted 2013

Short Memorial Day poem by Truth For Once| Details |

MEMORIAL DAZE

Those who fought for us,never thought to ignore us.... 

We weren't ignored,for it's the blood that was poured 

With the intent not to bend but restore us.

Copyright © Truth For Once | Year Posted 2014

Short Memorial Day poem by Christopher Bunton| Details |

Memorial

Solemn Rows Of Ivory Stone,

Etched In Blood Of Those Gone Home,

To Be With Him.


Never Ending Flow Of Love,

From The Place That Is Above,

Reminds Us Of Them.

Copyright © Christopher Bunton | Year Posted 2013

Short Memorial Day poem by jan oskar hansen| Details |

tanka revolution

Tanka 
Working class people 
Do not trust socialist intellectuals
Don´t get lured by them 
They are upper middle class people 
Who want to run your revolution.  
 
 

Copyright © jan oskar hansen | Year Posted 2013

Short Memorial Day poem by Anna-Marie Docherty| Details |

Best foot forward

Front-line in depth of mortar
Whistling shells and screams of torture
Blood clott gurgles death bell tolls
Hell of pain in body enthralls
Danger rings apprehension stalls

Copyright © Anna-Marie Docherty | Year Posted 2015

Short Memorial Day poem by Karam Misra| Details |

A Salute To The Fallen

Brass handles, polished,  
Purple  satin,  heavenly,  
Perfect   wedding   suit,  
National   flag   neatly  draped.
I  salute  thee,  soldier   mine! 


~ 25 May 2016~

Copyright © Karam Misra | Year Posted 2016

Short Memorial Day poem by Willie A. Buchanan| Details |

THE BANK JOB

Out of the bank I ran.
Money and gun in hand.
Bumped into a marching band.
Kids let out a scream.
A flash back from my dream.
Frown on my face,
as cops gave chase.
They screwed up my plan.
In the alley I made the last stand.

Copyright © Willie A. Buchanan | Year Posted 2015

Short Memorial Day poem by John lawless| Details |

RED

RED


Red
          bleeds slowly
		           through blue
				            to white
						      Surrendering
								       Victory’s Peace




©5/29/2017 //Memorial Day//

submitted to – RED – Poetry Contest
					

Copyright © John lawless | Year Posted 2017

Short Memorial Day poem by hija de la luna| Details |

You

You
are beautiful.
like the moon.
cracked and cratered.

You
life meteors.
bombard.

You
do not pull away.
from the earth.
enlightened and light.


-maria
11.8.15
*remembering typhoon haiyan victims and survivors


Copyright © hija de la luna | Year Posted 2015