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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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Premium Member Michael Collins
It has often been said that empires come and go And from the beginning of time that has been so Empires ruled with terror with an iron fist Taking brutal action against those, who tried to resist. On the...Read More
Categories: england, ireland, soldier, war,
Form: Rhyme

The visionary
I’m not afraid of peace; I’m afraid of change But peace and change, you see, Live adjoined in my world of division, Twin moons in this sky of day, Breathing spirited among the inspirited Beyond me their intention when they...Read More
Categories: soldier, anxiety, death, depression, perspective,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member To Serve and Protect
He'd served his country Kept us out of harm's way His classmates now married First babies on the way Came back trim and fit But he couldn't fit in No money for dating For...Read More
Categories: friendship, loneliness, soldier,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Admiral Butterfly
The Admiral Butterfly Crystal monarch flys its realm until kingdoms crown Admiral Yamamoto dies whilst inflight brought down 2020 November 14 *Honorable Mention* DU-O your two line ~~Brian Strand...Read More
Categories: butterfly, death, flying, soldier,
Form: Epigram
To Follow, or Not To Follow
I saluted in front of him and vowed, “Sir, I’ll follow you anywhere, sir.” The Lieutenant roared, “You can’t follow in front of me. Get to the rear!”...Read More
Categories: funny, humorous, satire, soldier,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member A Kinder War
My parents said their vows on Veterans Day Soldiers enlisting for marriage ...Read More
Categories: parents, soldier, war, wedding,
Form: Rhyme
One, two, three, Look at the tubes sticking in me. Four, five, six, Nothing can be fixed. Seven, eight, nine, Now I am dying. Ten. ...Read More
Categories: death, goodbye, sick, soldier,
Form: Rhyme
She serves amidst tears with selfless dedication" A woman is the most magnificent creation of God. She serves selflessly Her tear filled eyes desire more time in hand to perfectly accomplish daily tasks ...Read More
Categories: soldier,
Form: Tetractys
Premium Member BROTHERHOOD
I am surviving in the face of blood I can not seem to find the words I need to say...Read More
Categories: corruption, courage, soldier, war,
Form: Free verse
Thanksgiving Tradition
Thanksgiving has a tradition in my family of unity, a simple gathering of friends and family, of giving to those in need and have nowhere to spend the day. Thanksgiving is a true expression of our thanks, each...Read More
Categories: soldier, blessing, family, friendship, november,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Alive And With Medals
He stared at his war medals; As bright as when first minted, His own lustre long since tarnished; Only tear-filled eyes now glinted! He belonged to a generation That sacrificed its fragile youth, And traded it for our defence; For freedom and...Read More
Categories: soldier, conflict, memorial day, memory,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member the soldier
a young man took on a great enterprise a career in the army and on a day in October when standing sentry at the Canadian War Monument while clouds sailed across the blue sky and a breeze touched fallen...Read More
Categories: soldier,
Form: Free verse
It was at Lekki
ENDSARS It was at Lekki, we were unanimous, ENDSARS was our slogan, the national anthem on our lips, we made a plea without war, to profligates in Power, But at Lekki they shed innocent blood, to continue...Read More
Categories: soldier, abuse, africa, allusion, emotions,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Shlomo Flies to Cannes
Shlomo Flies To Cannes War nearly won, krauts on the run: the mission, humanitarian. Today’s flight plan - to land near Pilsen. Not for leave, some R&R, nor several barrels of famed Czech beer brewed with rare Bavarian hops they’d...Read More
Categories: holocaust, soldier, world war
Form: Free verse
Forgotten Hero
I got on the bus And sat on the front seat. With bifocals, The man sitting next to me Greeted me with a Smile And said, “Good Morning”. On the way, Sitting by the window And being bewitched by the black moon's...Read More
Categories: hero, humanity, military, soldier,
Form: Free verse

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