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Somme Poems - Poems about Somme

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Premium Member Echoes of a Silent Night: The Christmas Miracle of 1914
...In a hellish nightmare pit, soldiers stand... Along the Western Front's cruel, jagged land, Where blood and tears paint the earth's sad lore, They mourn their fallen with bitter taste, hearts torn......Read More
Categories: somme, christmas, friendship, hope, love,
Form: Narrative

War Wounds
...Join up and enlist Kitchener said, the Army will be such fun For King and country, make your mother proud son. However life at the minute, it ain't that good I've stood on a mine, losing lots of b......Read More
Categories: somme, betrayal, conflict, courage, england,
Form: Rhyme
Flanders Red
...This was once a sea of mud Where thousands bled! Before it reverted to! A field of Flanders Poppy Red. Do lines of ghostly squaddies! Plough through ethereal mire! In an endless quest to! ......Read More
Categories: somme, anger, history, in memoriam,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Onions
...The old church lay in ruins, left to languish in time. He was sitting on the grave talking to Sergeant R Johnston. Well, I suppose you want an update on the war. Let me see now, where do I begin. ......Read More
Categories: somme, death, humor, soldier,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Mom
...Mom, Miriam, Freeze the bomb And keep me calm. Thanks for keeping the equilibrium! No wise philosophies of the medium. Freed from the ‘somme’. This sitcom Saved me Mom Mom, Miriam. Cl......Read More
Categories: somme, appreciation, mom, mothers day,
Form: Tetractys

Premium Member Clerihew Aldington
...English poet Richard Aldington fought in WW1 upon the Somme Sadly as his Imagism froze he abndoned poetry for prose......Read More
Categories: somme, people, poetry,
Form: Clerihew
Le Coeur De Notre Jeunesse
...Plein de tendresse Toujours prête à aidé S'entraider Sourire sans effort Poursuit notre corps La vie elle est belle Avec Jésus la vie réelle Toujours notre appui Il détruit tout ennuies Le t......Read More
Categories: somme, blessing, dream, faith, future,
Form: Free verse
Under Our Father's Sun
...Under our Father's sun, the sorrows of our captive soul of sin serve us. The blood of the world's second son (of the first mortal father) cries out from the earth to our heavenly Father and hencefort......Read More
Categories: somme, religion, religious,
Form: Free verse
Animal Crackers
...tap dance temple dancers tease a mocha monkey swinging from a tower munching chips gets chunky simian sisters see spunky the funky ape chewing the ruby red sweetest juiciest grape roost......Read More
Categories: somme, society,
Form: Rhyme
Selling Lives
...SELLING LIVES. Friday is free display day For the old, the poor, Plastc sheets spread over rain-filled Paths through the market square. Step aside for an old woman With a lined f......Read More
Categories: somme, history, memory, old, rain,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Tolkiens Rose Petals
...TOLKIEN’S ROSE PETALS Battle of Somme: blood mixed with dirt, forms a corpulent pool, bones and flesh on the banks. dim reflection of friends ......Read More
Categories: somme, death, war, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Somme 1916
...Look at Tommy go Watch him fall in neat khaki rows Bravely led Tommy bravely bled 20,000 went over the top 20,000 lay dead......Read More
Categories: somme, war, world war i,
Form: Verse
...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 valleys, hills, now......Read More
Categories: somme, daffodils, emotions, loss, soldier,
Form: Dramatic Verse
True Fake Story of a Vita Man Junky
...True "FAKE" Story Of A Vita Man Junky (any resemblance between this poem, and living persons...iz purely coincidental.) Ruthlessly abuzz in my mind loosed another idea for a poem asp......Read More
Categories: somme, 12th grade, 9th grade,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Ghostly Memoirs
...I am the man you don’t remember A face ‘‘twas once a child ‘‘Twas once a smile I am a man that no one remembers I man with a voice of angelic splendour I am a man that no one remembers I l......Read More
Categories: somme, absence, loneliness, longing, men,
Form: Free verse

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