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Short World War II Poems

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


eastern front
he was sent eastward
the carnage was horrifying
it was unbearable...

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Categories: world war ii,
Form: Haiku



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
P-51
Rolls Royce Merlin purrs. 
Local owned P-51 
World War II long past...

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Categories: world war ii, remember
Form: Haiku
The Queen at the Cenotaph
Is there no blacker shade of black,
For my suit, in order to look back?...

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Categories: world war ii, bereavement, courage, death, history, remembrance day, world
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Oscar-ku 43 -Patton
both loved and disliked
General "Old Blood and Guts"—
triumph and ordeal...

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© Mark Toney  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: world war ii, conflict, courage, leadership, usa, violence, world war
Form: Haiku



renenga prac
rat
desoultion renagde parrot
pig
resolution separation pay
Tyrannosaurus

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Categories: world war ii, write, writing,
Form: Rengay
the sunken city
Afar in gusty plains,

Moved a massive silhouette

of the sunken city.

-Ism
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Categories: world war ii, adventure, city, nature, world war i, world
Form: Haiku
Berlin 1945
Wild galloping horse
Berlin nineteen forty-five
Hoof pounding the Earth

10/01/17...

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© Jamie Pan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: war, world war ii,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Die Truppen
Wer sind diese truppen?
Das sind die Einsatzgruppen.
Woher kommen sie?
Hölle… Hölle.
...

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Categories: history, holocaust, jewish, society, world war ii,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Meeting and Greeting in Airports, Coach and Railway Stations
On arrival we kiss.
On departure we weep.
Lives so different merge.
Lives so similar diverge....

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Categories: world war ii, farewell, kiss, romantic love, travel, voyage, war,
Form: Romanticism
A hebrewed warfare
Not every warfare that there and here brewed 
was always hybrid or aka hebrewed.

Volodymyr Knyr
2017...

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Categories: world war ii, conflict, jewish, war, world war i, world
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Tell-Tail Plume of Doom
Mushroom cloud plume of doom rose from Hiroshima, 6 August, 1945, Omen
-------------- 25 July 2017...

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Categories: war, world war ii,
Form: Cinquain
Breaking Boundaries 4

Life is not a marvel 
The roads I travel 
Are dark,long and made of gravel
I had to dig for success with a shovel 


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Categories: war, wife, wisdom, words, world war ii,
Form: Elegiac Lyric
The world war II
Men Shooting 
Bullets Rolling 
Guts Flying
Blood Raining
Ground Painting
Letters Sending 
Kids Crying
People learning
World Changing
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Categories: world war ii, war, world, world war i, world war
Form: Narrative
Losing Hope
When we came on that train we go into the dark. 
To never see light again, to never see a familiar face, 
To starve, to cry, to slowly die.
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Categories: 10th grade, world war ii,
Form: Acrostic
Ko Un translation of the Holocaust poem Speechless
Speechless
by Ko Un
translation by Michael R. Burch

At Auschwitz
piles of glasses,
mountains of shoes ...
returning, we stared out different windows....

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Categories: world war ii, holocaust, horror, race, racism, sorrow, war, world
Form: Epigram
Air Raid 1940
The drone of bombers 
In the night sky 
A wail of sirens 
From the terrified city
Where youth and innocence die.

W.A. CHOLT.  Copyright Fergal O Reilly  2018....

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© W.A. CHOLT  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: city, conflict, death, world war ii,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member The Home of Squanto and Tonto
There once was a place called Acirema
A ways from the sands of Ipanema
   The birthplace of Squanto
   The home of brave Tonto 
Backwards. it fought at Iwo Jima
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Categories: history, home, world war ii,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Oscar-ku 16 -Casablanca
anti-Nazi theme
Rick’s Café Américain-
play it again Sam ;)






Copyright © 2018 by Mark Toney. All rights reserved. 
First published 2018 in Hollywood Haiku via wattpad.com...

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© Mark Toney  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: world war ii, africa, conflict, film, love, romantic, world war
Form: Haiku
Hiroshima
Under a clear blue sky 
The old city 
That once lay in ruins 
Is now flourishing with life, 
A Phoenix risen from the ashes. 

         W.A. CHOLT.  Copyright Fergal O Reilly. 2018....

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© W.A. CHOLT  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: history, world war ii,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member Oscar-ku 26 -From Here To Eternity
torrid beach love scene
Frank Sinatra's Maggio-
Pearl Harbor attack






Copyright © 2018 by Mark Toney. All rights reserved.
Published 2018 in "Hollywood Haiku" via wattpad.com...

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© Mark Toney  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: world war ii, beach, conflict, courage, film, military, world war
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Oscar-ku 15 -Mrs Miniver
world war II drama
courageous English woman-
helped Allied effort






Copyright © 2018 by Mark Toney. All rights reserved. 
First published 2018 in Hollywood Haiku via wattpad.com...

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© Mark Toney  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: world war ii, conflict, courage, england, family, film, woman, world
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Oscar-ku 19 -The Best Years of Our Lives
soldiers return home
youthful innocence and health-
sacrificed to war






Copyright © 2018 by Mark Toney. All rights reserved. 
First published 2018 in Hollywood Haiku via wattpad.com...

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© Mark Toney  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: world war ii, conflict, depression, film, home, love, world war
Form: Haiku
winning war
Men shooting,
bullets firing,
bombs exploding,
people falling,
blood  dripping,
ground wet,
letters sending,
families crying,
bodies buring,
chrildren playing,
world changing.

by Ahmad...

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Categories: war, world, world war ii,
Form: Narrative
world war 2
Men shooting,
bullets flying,
bombs exploding,
guts spraying,
limbs falling,
blood raining,
people dieing,
letters sending,
women crying,
bodys burying,
children thinking,
earth changing....

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Categories: world war ii, war, world, world war i, world war
Form: Narrative