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Short Veterans Day Poems

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


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Short Veterans Day poem by edward johnson| Details |

Why Violence

Why Violence
The lack of 
understanding

Copyright © edward johnson | Year Posted 2017

Short Veterans Day poem by Robert Heemstra| Details |

War Games

shot across the bow
the enemy approaching
General Quarters

Copyright © Robert Heemstra | Year Posted 2013

Short Veterans Day poem by Arty Rico Jones| Details |

Veteran's Day

Remembrance of those
Served in the military
Special day for them 

Copyright © Arty Rico Jones | Year Posted 2014

Short Veterans Day poem by Alozor Michael Ikechukwu| Details |

HAIKU 6

Feet in flowing stream...
Torn, wearily strolling by:
Yesterday's gallants.

Copyright © Alozor Michael Ikechukwu | Year Posted 2013

Short Veterans Day poem by Mikayla Borchard| Details |

ANZAC Acrostic

Amazingly courageous 
Never give up
Zero percent selfish
Always remembered
Caring souls

Copyright © Mikayla Borchard | Year Posted 2016

Short Veterans Day poem by Quentin Ehlinger| Details |

Ember

Each eleven November
We all should remember
Every service member
Who left a glowing ember

Copyright © Quentin Ehlinger | Year Posted 2013

Short Veterans 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 Veterans Day poem by Jen Franks| Details |

United Nations Plaza

Temperature dip
urban leaves turned
Autumn, sniffing around
for a place to settle
no Farmer's Market
in San Francisco today.

Copyright © Jen Franks | Year Posted 2013

Short Veterans Day poem by arthur vaso| Details |

Lost Wars dedicated to Remembrance and Veterans Day

When on Remembrance Day
There is no one at the parade
The war is lost
Dead heroes’ died in vain

This shall be a countries shame


Note: Written for Remembrance Day Nov 11

Copyright © arthur vaso | Year Posted 2013

Short Veterans 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 Veterans 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 Veterans Day poem by Andrew Crisci| Details |

Ah, Unpraised Soldier

The tall veteran
wears a comouflage faded cap 
and dark shades to hide
his smooth, scarred face: doesn't he wish
that somebody shook his hand...
ah! unpraised soldier!


Written on 6/10/2017

Copyright © Andrew Crisci | Year Posted 2017

Short Veterans Day poem by Stuart Ackerman| Details |

Shredded Lives

The flick-flack of the shredded Flag, the bugle marking time

The Soldier laid to rest, midst those that went before

The crosses like snow-white trees, stunted before their Prime

In order, line upon line, do we never learn from War?

Copyright © Stuart Ackerman | Year Posted 2015

Short Veterans Day poem by David Meade| Details |

Haiku 26 Echoes




                   mountains, fields, forest

                             stand witness to the blood cries

                                            the song of freedom









David Meade
11/11/2014
Veteran's Day

Copyright © David Meade | Year Posted 2014

Short Veterans Day poem by Sarita Milliner| Details |

Victory


Victory
 
V-aliant efforts against
I-ncredible odds, a
C-onclusive end, with
T-riumphant rewards. 
O-utstanding Soldiers awaits,
R-ecognition well deserved, 
Y-early celebrations, for All who served! 

Written By: Sarita A. Milliner © 12/13/16

Copyright © Sarita Milliner | Year Posted 2016

Short Veterans Day poem by Katelyn Pugh | Details |

The Brave Ones

Soldiers are brave
Some are at the grave 
Our flag still waves
And their still brave
We will salute the ones at the grave
And never forget the brave
We wave bye to the brave ones
Hoping they won't make it to the grave
Our flag still waves
We thank the brave ones

Copyright © Katelyn Pugh | Year Posted 2017

Short Veterans Day poem by Mikayla Borchard| Details |

I Wish

I wish the world was peaceful
And no one had to die
I wish to banish agony and pain
So no one had to cry
I wish for no violence
No shrapnel in the thigh
I wish for more respect in the world
So soldiers could get by
I wish the world was pure and good 
So no one had reason to lie

Copyright © Mikayla Borchard | Year Posted 2016

Short Veterans Day poem by James Horn| Details |

Veterans Day

http://www.story-telling-around-the-world.com/Military-Memories.html

You can copy and paste above to see my pictures.

These are my military poems with my picture.
Would like to be able to put this on PoetrySoup
being I have exclusive rights to it. Thank you.

James Thomas Horn
Retired Veteran

Copyright © James Horn | Year Posted 2014

Short Veterans Day poem by John Gondolf| Details |

My Veteran's Day Tribute

To the servicemen who paid with their life to ensure our freedom again and to live without strife. Your sacrifice I commemorate in my humble way and your memory I celebrate on this Veteran’s Day.
November 8, 2017 Contest: 8 Line Poem, 1-5 Words per Line Sponsor: Rick Parise

Copyright © John Gondolf | Year Posted 2017

Short Veterans Day poem by stephen stewart| Details |

The changing of days

Let us give up this time,
to give glory and praise.
To the world all around us,
to the changing of days.
We were born to be one,
to unite and hold hands.
But the war it continues,
still dividing the lands.
Such a sad time of year,
for the lonely and old,
Nothing worth giving in to.
nothing left to withhold.

Copyright © stephen stewart | Year Posted 2008

Short Veterans Day poem by jessie conner| Details |

The meaning of the flags with stars

See the flag
with two stars
in the white
surrounded by heart

honor pride
courage and love
the whole package from above

god is here
in us all
in the soldiers
who rise and fall

give your love 
and warm hearts
to the men away
doing their part

See the flag
with two stars
in the white
surrounded by heart

Copyright © jessie conner | Year Posted 2014

Short Veterans Day poem by Janis Thompson| Details |

The Wall

The Wall  

A sacred hush fills open air.
Two acres of cherished names, 1959 to 1975,
Moore, Nichols, Lopez, Jones……
popping out at your reflection 
in glossy, mirrored granite.
Screams are silent as fingers caress lost lives.

10/28/16

CONTEST 233 any form,any topic max of 10 lines - Poetry Contest
Sponsored by: Brian Strand

Copyright © Janis Thompson | Year Posted 2016

Short Veterans Day poem by Carrie White| Details |

If you care

If you care
Nothing changes
When God takes
you for a walk
The fallen stay
on the battlefield
Then a stranger
holds your hand 
And says "If you 
want peace, prepare 
for war"
Behind the curtain
Final moments
& a fatal goodbye




Another poem inspired by the new poems page. Written with titles from other poems. This is for Veterans Day.

Copyright © Carrie White | Year Posted 2015

Short Veterans Day poem by Demetrios Trifiatis| Details |

VETERANS DAY







Oh you blessed souls

That

For us have fallen,

We wish 

The loftiest of appreciations for your sacrifice to show 

By

Thanking you for the opportunity given to us

To

Enjoy the greatest gift of all

Wich 

You have missed:

LIFE!*









(c) Demetrios Trifiatis
     11 November 2016


* John: 15:13

Copyright © Demetrios Trifiatis | Year Posted 2016

Short Veterans Day poem by Peter Thomas| Details |

Nothing to lose

Broken, Cold, Empty, Devoid of hope
These are the forgotten generation
These are the few who stood up
The young that fell for such a cause

Lost, scarred, unremembered,
These boys sent with hope of glory
Learn instead what it costs
To die a nameless death

Over they go with nothing to lose
Over they fall with nothing to lose
Over they die with nothing to lose

Copyright © Peter Thomas | Year Posted 2013