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Soldier Poems | Examples of Soldier Poetry

Soldier Poems. Below are examples of poems about soldiers. This list of soldier poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of soldier poetry. This list of works about soldier is an excellent resource for examples on how to write soldier poems.

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List of Soldier Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
A Victoria Cross Owen Yeates Rhyme soldier,
Premium Member Poem The Edge of Night John lawless Free verse betrayal, society, soldier, war,
Premium Member Poem ADVENT SOLDIER James Edward Lee Sr. Rhyme adventure, anxiety, character, soldier,
Waiting Rachel Schlichting Sestina soldier, child, i miss you,
Premium Member Poem Old Tige my dog Tom Cunningham Sonnet soldier, best friend, dog, home,
Premium Member Poem My Life Curtis Moorman Free verse career, military, retirement, soldier,
The Gong of Sanity P.G. Simpkins Rhyme anxiety, soldier, war,
the cake colin heavingham ABC soldier,
War Rhyn Muller Free verse soldier, cry, emotions, heart, men,
Honor The Veteran Colan Hiatt Rhyme inspiration, soldier, veterans day,

The old knight and Firebreath Part Two
by Mustafa Seker
He took his sword from its sheath
He felt the ground shaking underneath
He asked god for his help
And made one last yelp

Curse you, you foul beast
You...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: soldier, adventure, devotion, evil, fantasy,

Daffodil
by Brigid Foley
Daffodil.

Oh, sweet welsh flower now rest and sleep,
hide your bulbs welsh women weep.
Your men not here they have since gone,
knee deep entrenched in France's Somme.
Welsh...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: daffodils, emotions, loss, soldier,

Aye Chalk Lot, A Boot The Latest Scoop
by matthew harris
As a lactose intolerant
     cow whirring lion eye zing
dual (Banjo playing) Manichean
     ("FAKE") keen man womanizing,
faux nymphomaniac...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: soldier, 11th grade, 12th grade,

Culloden Foretold
by Graham Devenish
CULLODEN FORETOLD

A man he once said ta'e me,
You'll lay on heather, your gut will bleed.
Near Inverness you should na'e be,
Your end is there upon thee.

I...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: soldier, courage, destiny, history, military,

Eulogy For An Unsung Hero
by matthew harris
Eulogy For An Unsung Hero ©

The late John Sidney McCain III,
     now flies with Arrow Smith,
     Babbitt,...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: soldier, 12th grade, 6th grade,

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Marcus Johnson Nick Fury---Agent of Shield
by James Edward Lee Sr.
MARCUS JOHNSON aka NICK FURY AGENT OF SHIELD

Marcus Johnson aka Nicolas Joseph Fury Jr.
African-American
Former Army Ranger
NOW chief Agent of  S.H.I.E.L.D.

Mother of Marcus was CIA...

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Heroic Couplets | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: caregiving, hero, soldier, symbolism,

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Jarheads in a Pickle
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

War ain’t a kosher thing
The killing of innocent human beings
was never FDA approved
(From Da Almighty)

Ebenezer fiscals’ hands be closed tighty
	to the citizen poor
But they openly...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: soldier, truth, violence, war,

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Who Do You Think You Are
by Curtis Moorman
WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE

I am a 'good ol' boy' from Georgia
Who makes an effort to write poetry
I enter contests and sometimes win
But if...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: soldier, death of a friend,

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Peace Dove
by Caren Krutsinger
Peace dove
Bay of Pigs
Childhood nightmare
President Kennedy
Peace dove

Peace dove
Viet Nam
Terror of Youth
Made 1960’s sad
Peace dove

Peace dove
The Gulf War
My daughter’s turn
In charge of deployment
Peace Dove

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Cinqku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nostalgia, peace, soldier, war,

Irish History Lesson
by Rico Leffanta
An Army of soldiers from Prussia
Were ordered to add P to Russia
But down fell the snow
Where they stood to go
So Saint Patrick preached, "Let God...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: soldier, history, international, ireland, religion,

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THE UNKNOWN
by Line Gauthier


the unknown soldier
from her lapel
to his tomb



posted on August 18, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: soldier, appreciation, death, november, patriotic,

A tear for love, a smile or a care
by T.I.R.O. JY
We went in to see
To see the broken line
Though good people we once may have been
Can we still make that claim from now on in...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: soldier, dark, fear, grave, heartbreak,

Peace Not War
by Alexander Ross
Just trying to live life in peace
The bullies bring you to your knees
They send the fickle off to war 
Not knowing what they are fighting...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: soldier, fear, mental illness, military,

Solider of fortune
by Aliza Kashmala Kiran
Solider of fortune are responsible to provide the real stability to pakistan among all nations of the world.
your unity,faith and discipline are real means of...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: soldier, dedication, destiny, devotion, faith,

A Soldier's Story
by Johnny Martinez
Where the beast of the battle, there awaits
      And death there to confront.
Their devotion so profound.
    ...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: soldier, endurance, fate, freedom, life,

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DUTY BORN SOLDIER
by James Edward Lee Sr.
DUTY BORN SOLDIER


duly sworn soldier
on the battle fields fighting
for our freedoms reigns

opts out his safety
armed to protect you and yours
God protect them all

duty bound soldier
friend...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: soldier, adventure, appreciation, caregiving, conflict,

Ear to Lend
by Todd Aguilar Jr.
From broken bottles
 
to pipes and homes

faced sucked in 

when did it start?

when did it begin?

my friend?

why do you feel the end?

Those are emotions not...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: soldier, abuse, addiction, death of

Son of Seoul
by Gwen Banta
SON OF SEOUL


		Child presses sweet head to her,
		While mother holds fast to him
		Man busses forehead, soft lips tight
		‘Gainst acorn-colored skin.
		
		From ashes G.I. soldiers rose
		To souls...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: soldier, children, heartbroken, loneliness, mother,

Johnny Dreams Television
by Frank Black Blacharczyk
Beguiled by war television created a hero in his mind
that dodges bullets saves lives kills the bad guys
never dies lives forever on the side of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: soldier, angst, character, culture, emotions,

Terrorize Me Not
by Nick Trim
Terrorists think they can intimidate me,
or we on this rock that sits in the sea,
this civilization that conquered the oceans,
we are world famous while they...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: culture, england, soldier, strength,