Soldier Verse Poems

These Soldier Verse poems are examples of Verse poems about Soldier. These are the best examples of Verse Soldier poems written by international poets.


ORACLES OF THE SOUL by Natasha Turner
From the eyes of every soldier
Reflection of blood and death
From the eyes of a rich man
Seeker of power and wealth
From the eyes of every sailor
Sailing...

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Categories: verse, life,

Premium MemberThe Shattering Silence of Falling Leaves by Leanne Lovejoy-Burton




"The Shattering Silence of Falling Leaves"




In Theta waves 
tumbling to 
The Land of Dark Dreams
Trees will capture and save
the falling Princess and Queen
An Bee Cailleach
invisibilia...

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Categories: verse, dark, daughter, fantasy, journey,



Premium MemberAn Bee Cailleach by Leanne Lovejoy-Burton
“Éagmais croí a dhíscaoileadh ar gach eagla.
Faoi dhíon taobh istigh de na blianta seo.
Fanacht i bhfianaise, a dhíscaoileadh ar gach eagla.
Ós rud é go ndearnadh...

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Categories: verse, fantasy, imagery, joy, life,

shawn and john by Kenny Gwena
a starving man with a kalashnikov
let's call him shawn
chances upon a raggedy man, john,
hiding his head in a calabash
relieving the gourd of its contents
what we...

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Categories: verse, desire, food, violence, war,

Premium MemberThe Jerusalem War Between Boys by Robert Trezise Jr.
The soldiers said
That the boy threw a grenade.
The parents of the boy said
That the soldiers planned to kill him.
This is what happens

When one person
Believes that...

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Categories: verse, anger, arabic, conflict, gospel,

Brendan and Bobby by Leslie Wilson
BRENDAN AND BOBBY

Brendan joined the Provos in the spring of seventy eight
The local pub was bombed and killed his brother and his mate
Bobby joined the...

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Categories: verse, political, war,

Premium MemberOutside Voices Choices by Gerald Dillenbeck
Some of us,
admittedly too few
in my detached opinion,
still search for Beauty in metrics
and for Truth in arts
and integrity in secular humanity 
with and for sacred...

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Categories: verse, anti bullying, bullying, growth,

Returning soldier by Sam Russell
Innocent young minds getting ripped apart like a Jack the Ripper victim on the streets when it’s dark the lights drained from his eyes he’s...

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Categories: verse, anger, anxiety, beauty, confidence,

Premium MemberGreetings by Charlie Knowlton

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Categories: verse, endurance, green, military, nostalgia,

THE COST OF THE CAUSE by Leslie Wilson
THE COST OF THE CAUSE

A driver badly beaten, as the rioters burn his bus
A victim of the cause who passed away without a fuss
He was...

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Categories: verse, political,

A HOT LZ AT NIGHT by JW Nugent
A HOT LZ AT NIGHT

Rotors swimming in the air,
my feet towards the skids;
flying fast in darkness. 

Pack tight against my body,
one hand for the bird,
one...

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Categories: verse, anxiety, conflict, dark, fear,

HARD JUMP by JW Nugent
	HARD JUMP

The bird dropped in the darkness
the ground somewhere below,
slowing its motion to hover,
a sudden cross fire erupts.

It was dark zero one thirty hours
in a...

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Categories: verse, anxiety, dark, education, military,

RECON by JW Nugent
	RECON

We push noisily through the brush
and then hear the challenging voices;
two grenades should pave our way
to make a charge while firing rifles.

Dusk preludes and we...

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Categories: verse, anger, confusion, desire, fate,

CHRISTMAS IN THE PLAIN OF REEDS by JW Nugent
CHRISTMAS IN THE PLAIN OF REEDS

Three on isolated holiday;
Cambodia on the horizon.
The reeds sway in the wind,
rippling like drifting snow,
their touch a ringing bell.
So close...

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Categories: verse, christmas, conflict, dark, december,

CHANGING OF YEARS by JW Nugent
  CHANGING OF YEARS

The darkness overwhelms
sitting on an old com tower
well into the Plain of Reeds
watching for enemy movement
Using bunkers of a firebase
long deserted...

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Categories: verse, change, conflict, dark, eve,

STARS by JW Nugent
     STARS

Star light, star bright,
first flare I see tonight,
star spangled lights
on the Eastern horizon.

Out there somewhere,
is a normal PX world;
out beyond...

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Categories: verse, anxiety, conflict, dark, desire,

NIGHTMARES by JW Nugent
NIGHTMARES

The rain falls steadily
in comfortable cadence,
constant sound of water
falling in lulling song;
this Saturday morning
singing, stay and sleep,
a willing captive of rain
with its alluring melody.

The house...

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Categories: verse, angst, conflict, dark, dream,

SNIPER by JW Nugent
	SNIPER

A yell “ man down;” then zing, pock, pock,
pock, pock against the sandbag revetment.

Down on the plain is a man in a spider hole,
he is...

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Categories: verse, war,

ATTACK by JW Nugent
	ATTACK

I can still see their faces
mouths open screaming silent screams
silenced by the loud barking 
of weapons, theirs and ours;
sudden explosions rendering moot
intensity of automatic fire.

They...

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Categories: verse, anger, conflict, confusion, courage,

BRUTALITY by JW Nugent
Brutality

Ambushed outside a village
some of the enemy were killed
their bodies tied to our tracks
to drag back trough the village
there to stay as a warning;
our unit...

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Categories: verse, conflict, dark, death, eulogy,