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Soldier Poems | Examples of Soldier Poetry

Soldier Poems - Examples of all types of soldier poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for soldier.
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Categories: america, angst, soldier, war,
Form: Senryu

Outing A Walt
In the USA and the UK, possibly all over Europe, there are a few people who assume military dress, medals, etc and pose as Forces Veterans. We call them Walter Mitty's or Walts for...Read More
Categories: anger, integrity, soldier,
Form: Rhyme
Range Stew
All lined up In a single c rank Twenty two cans of beer fit Inside the barrel of a tank, And driving a tank Is an exhilarating thrill? But at times you can’t? Avoid some road kill. Cookie comes behind And what does he...Read More
Categories: drink, food, humorous, soldier,
Form: Rhyme
be senior to death having a greater stigma simple data just ... ...Read More
Categories: soldier, abuse, allusion, analogy, philosophy,
Form: Senryu
Seven Soldiers Strongly Stride
Seven Soldiers Sought Sanctuary From Frazzled, Frozen Feet Worn, Weary, Walked Westward Toting Tattered, Torn Torso Revered Rifleman's Riddled Remains Bravely Blocked Bullet's Barrage Self Sacrifice Saved Seven...Read More
Categories: soldier, body, death of a
Form: Free verse

Premium Member The Ocean of the Gods
I was drifting off to sleep and, I heard the soft sounds of the, Ocean slapping against the rocks. I felt like I was being rocked to sleep, As I heard the soft breathing, Of the sounds around. Imagining the sand...Read More
Categories: soldier, moon, mythology, ocean, rainbow,
Form: Free verse
I was gonna give you my soul
I was gonna pledge with my heart. I was gonna give you my soul. This war of years has killed something inside. I don’t think it’ll ever let me go. You’ll never hear my words My love you’ll never know. The...Read More
Categories: soldier, absence, dark, death, fate,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member FREEDOM'S PUB
A misty fog shrouds the valley they gather in the freedom pub tattered olive-green memories fear laid waste by valor tears denied their proper time ghosts that rue the passing of every soldier’s night. John G. Lawless ©11/17/2022 ...Read More
Categories: freedom, soldier,
Form: Free verse
1.Titanium is effective in stopping modern firearm rounds. 2.Titanium deforms under the stresses from the bullet's energy. 3.It depends on metal hardness and the velocity of the bullet. 4.The US military uses it's own heat-treated grades of Titanium. 5.Titanium...Read More
Categories: soldier, education, endurance, fire, firework,
Form: Other
Supper time
Oh the army looked after its own It really must be said Except the RSM didn’t really Tuck the squaddies up in bed. Three square meals a day You could eat your fill They did try to keep you fit Just...Read More
Categories: soldier, food, humor, insect, memory,
Form: Rhyme
Honoring soldiers
Today thank a veteran Open your heart let them in Tell them how much you appreciate All their sacrifice, its not to late To let them know how much they mean All the horror they have seen Will never be lost...Read More
Categories: hero, military, soldier,
Form: Rhyme
Taps will play again Old soldiers will march Fewer again this year Tears will be shed Fewer again this year Wreaths will be placed Fewer again this year Heroes will fade Their sacrifices forgotten Hidden In the yellowed pages Of history John G. Lawless ©11/11/2022 ...Read More
Categories: soldier, time, veterans day,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Veteran
Victories fought and won through perils, Enemies vanquished by the brave and strong. Triumph earned through the will to win Eager for Freedom’s flag to raise. Rejoicing as liberty’s anthems ring. Assuring tomorrow’s children are free Never surrendered to tyranny’s chains. ...Read More
Categories: soldier, courage, devotion, endurance, memorial
Form: Acrostic
I really didn’t like him But what the heck He was a fellow Yorkie And he had a lot of neck He played the piano by ear And that’s just how it sounded You couldn’t say his technique Made notes in any...Read More
Categories: character, memory, soldier,
Form: Rhyme
1968, the only year Since the Great War, Supposed to ensure We would fight no more, No combat deaths Of any serving Brit. A sobering fact. But do enough know it? ...Read More
Categories: betrayal, conflict, military, soldier,
Form: Rhyme

Specific Types of Soldier Poems

Definition | What is Soldier in Poetry?