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War Sonnet Poems

These War Sonnet poems are examples of Sonnet poems about War. These are the best examples of Sonnet War poems written by international poets.

The agony

He is not driving today to Lisbon to see a surgeon
who will check if the operation was successful 
The nervous tension of the day...

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© jan hansen  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: blessing, courage, pain,

india shown it's place
earth sinking
equator like northpole-southpole tunnel bisecting earth
cities clocking population reduction 
countries resourceless in failed planet
people aspiring for bi-planet citizenship
india shown it's place

earth resolution on it's...

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Categories: dark, depression, earth, holocaust,

Premium Member How Do You Feel
Suckled on time's lifetime of pure sadness
where through my life's years were various wars
the men who died were killed by the madness
those who survived have...

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Categories: conflict, life, war,

Premium Member The Bard Visits 2023
Awakening with heart and mind a-spin,
methought midst some psychotic malady.
"What hellish afterlife am I now in"?
Yon passerby said "2023".
Eyes fixed on "mobile phones" with no...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: society,

Premium Member Burden Of Power
In this age of chaos, troubled tunes do chime;
seems elites can't control all the power.
Brawn does drag down ruler's clout over time,
only ones of merit...

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© Greg Gaul  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angel, angst, fear, history,

an army officer in Falkland
Army officer.

His name was Jones, was not Welsh
perhaps his grandfather was
He spoke a peculiar upper-class English
sounded like a monologue directed 
at people with low intelligence.

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© jan hansen  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anger, death, heart,

Premium Member exile
where gossip once flowed in the coffee shops
and sums were not measured in gigaflops
at dawn peaceful stillness often ruled there
now but memory mixed with thoughts...

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© NG Rippel  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: change, conflict, home, lost,

Premium Member reruns
bright orange explosion waking the mind
brings one back to a more dangerous time
haunted gaunt face of starving, frightened child
the chilling results of egos gone wild


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© NG Rippel  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: conflict, memory, perspective, remember,

Premium Member Murmuration of Starlings High
Murmuration of starlings high. I’m high!
Low stars twinkling with wings. The trumpet’s call!
As winds of war, incline, in warm wind sigh,
the flock, a shock, sans...

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Categories: bird,

Love a sonnet
Love is a gift that comes from God above
Wings of a cherubim or a cupid's arrows
Love is so majestic and beautiful like a dove
Or better...

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Categories: visionary, wind, woman, world

the valley of horror
the valley of horror

 On my way to the shops in the charming one horse
town called Benafim, I took a shortcut through
a narrow valley like...

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© jan hansen  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: atheist, bird, creation,

Premium Member For Oscar on His 13th Birthday
His the archer’s bow, straight his arrowhead
  on foot and trail swift as the running deer,
and long his hair the eagle feathers spread

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Categories: birthday, son,

Premium Member Tides of War
O’ mighty ship of tides, great boundless sea
  upon whom brave souls all caution cast her,
deep eternal springs of mortality
  where Poseidon rules...

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Categories: sea,

Premium Member Once Upon a Time in Hong Kong
Away the land of the flame tree blossoms
  Orient blown athwart a yellow moon,
to hearken the far sound of dragon drums
  and ride...

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Categories: adventure, sports, travel,

Premium Member Argus
Time Was when I heard a loud raging fire
  and the sound of glory raised from the ash,
when my Sometime World long playing higher

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Categories: music, tribute,