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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.
A Requiem For The Fallen
A Requiem For The Fallen Mortals covered in scars, And disturbance is brought by wars, Time and time again, Throwing negotiations and peace to vain, Comes the hideous menace again to maul, Leaving but men and hope to fall, To their last...Read More
Categories: soldier, 8th grade, remembrance day,
Form: Free verse



the blackest day: revisited
as the Towers die away alone on a beach where thunderheads Roll where I stood far from shards of glass fire, horror, disaster they televised only elemental chaos cold rains passed through a nation's heart then through...Read More
Categories: soldier, allegory, america, angst, change,
Form: Free verse
A Diwali Night without Lights
Diwali- yes, you are right! That is a day when both of us didn’t fight, We went to the nearby Dabbu's store to buy sweets and lights And decorate rangoli’s with pinks, yellows, oranges, and whites. Today, I see...Read More
Categories: brother, hindi, soldier,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Silence of Soldiers
They have scars upon scars We do not see them But they are there, piled high Invisible to those who have no inkling But to those who do, They relate a smidgen and know they are there Keeping their comments...Read More
Categories: soldier,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Blindly, War
old men plan a casual shrug to war inflatable egos the fault lines of "manageable engagement " whims to sip glory ...Read More
Categories: bereavement, conflict, courage, soldier,
Form: Free verse



Again, again, anew
These fields were once the green of grass, meadowland nature full. These streams were once the babbling water working their natural way through. Now smoke and pain live on this land, stained by blood bone and sinew. The...Read More
Categories: absence, abuse, humanity, soldier,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Unbroken
"Living by the "death before dishonor" code is the quintessence of heroism" --quote by poet. unbroken... one prisoner of war. beaten, put through ...Read More
Categories: soldier, courage, endurance, hero, imagery,
Form: Verse
My Son, Far Away
My Son, Far Away In the sunny gloom of this ocean of burning Earth, the scythe of time hovers like a hungry vulture above us men of "honorable" duty, but thankfully, for my weary heart, this graveyard of sand is never too...Read More
Categories: soldier, death, father, father son,
Form: Free verse
The Service of Veterans
They are mothers, fathers, sisters and brothers. They are my neighbors, co-workers and friends. They are defenders, keepers and others. They inspire the writings of many a pen. All are gallant, determined, and disciplined. All have sacrificed much for our...Read More
Categories: soldier, appreciation, brother, dad, eulogy,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member A Soldiers Soldier
Soldiers Soldier David J Walker That Facebook picture I posted is a Perfecting likeness of the way I remember you A soldiers-soldier 1st Sgt … Top The N C O I C for all occasions Checking beds & Checks heads Checking...Read More
Categories: soldier, solitude,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Old Soldier's Dreams
Old Soldier’s dreams ...Read More
Categories: dedication, soldier,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Buddy Was The Youngest and Bravest Of Soldiers
Buddy was the youngest and bravest of soldiers, he left Richmond Hill and his adolescent dreams; on European battlefields he fought and earned valor in Argonne and dominated the combat with gallantry: he was the boldest one, pushing forward...Read More
Categories: soldier, america, death, endurance, for
Form: Rhyme
Scapes
Scapes The slope of wings Stands out for me, before me A machine that’s not a machine I’m not saying it’s a person Or a robot but it’s here It assists me when needed Passes me more ammo and maps Helps me find...Read More
Categories: soldier, technology, war,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member American Soldier
The battles won; the battles lost ...Read More
Categories: soldier, america, freedom, hero, military,
Form: Rhyme
Poppies
Like rivers of blood so flooding, These poppies stay ever budding… Stalks look like tired soldiers, nodding, Stems stall like soldiers scaffolding! Petals, like pleasing gun layers, peep, Stamens like soldier-spiders creep; Like smart guns, they seldom unfold, Like army secrets soldiers...Read More
Categories: analogy, flower, soldier,
Form: Rhyme

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