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Veterans Day Poems | Examples of Veterans Day Poetry

Veterans Day Poems - Examples of all types of veterans day 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 veterans day.

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God Bless Them All
On a wind sheltered hillside, Where the white crosses stand, Ranks and files draw attention, Heroes honoured our land They bleed out in the moonlight, To her mystical glow, With the turning of twilight, So their shadows shall...Read More
Categories: remembrance day, veterans day,
Form: Lyric



Premium Member The Old warrior
“The Old Warrior” They look at me and shake their heads That non-compliant taking up this bed They whisper in a tone that says it all And hurry to enter a note so small. Do they know I buried my...Read More
Categories: veterans day, age, courage, independence day,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Silent Legion
The Silent Legion Tucked into closets both near and away, Amidst cedar planks, now alee of the fray, Rest class A’s once borne on frames Straight and young. A legion of aging uniforms hold fast Fading ribbons of campaigns past, Honoring selfless...Read More
Categories: veterans day, character, inspirational, tribute, veterans
Form: Free verse
With It
. for public domain A quiet place to sit and soak in shadows, with sparsely occupied dusty bar stools, with an easy air of loneliness, with blank glances cast indifferently, with low lights and a metal clanking fan, with a noiseless...Read More
Categories: veterans day,
Form: Free verse
Training Day 0--
All is still and quiet on the drill pad. Even night still sleeps at zero dark-thirty. Celestial bodies lend their light, but sparingly. Though their contribution will hardly be noticed once she begins their day. In her head she goes...Read More
Categories: veterans day, career, dedication, military, native
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Vererans Day
I want to thank every veteran, you’ve worked hard and kept evil at bay. Thank you for your service, and our continued freedom here today. You are our beacon of Hope, and a powerful guiding light. I’m thankful for your sacrifice, and...Read More
Categories: veterans day,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dog Tags
Dog Tags By David J Walker My Dog-tags remain chained Still hanging On a hook inside my Closet door For years now The same Except for the occasions that Remind me of why I Wore them And Why I still keep them With my Last name first First...Read More
Categories: veterans day,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I Know What Makes Them March
I Know What Makes Them March By David J Walker First thing The new young boys in uniform Learn to sing In voices strong They learn to sing the songs That makes them swing Swing their arms and raise Their legs And march to...Read More
Categories: veterans day,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member EVEN AFTER THEY RETURN
Today we honor our veterans…but shouldn’t we find a way as the country who sent them off to fight… to honor them every day? These are not just soldiers going off to war… they’re our sisters and our...Read More
Categories: veterans day,
Form: Rhyme
To Add A Remembrance Day Poem
I remember them fighting Their death no more bad I remember them needing where life left them sad I remember their calling for right that was had I remember them loving what life meant to add...Read More
Categories: veterans day, appreciation, dedication, eulogy, remembrance
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Alive And With Medals
He stared at his war medals; As bright as when first minted, His own lustre long since tarnished; Only tear-filled eyes now glinted! He belonged to a generation That sacrificed its fragile youth, And traded it for our defence; For freedom and...Read More
Categories: veterans day, conflict, memorial day, memory,
Form: Rhyme
PallBearers
A Dead Man’s Gift Pallbearers filled the bus Off to funerals in an angry rush It’s the wicked; they say who have no peace That’s why the pallbearers get their release They chose to capture...Read More
Categories: veterans day, gothic, halloween, hero, judgement,
Form: Rhyme
Veteran's Day 2019
Thank You doesn't seem like enough, When referring to this day. In fact I doubt there is a phrase, Deserving enough to say... You thoughtlessly take up arms, To defend our liberty. Not thinking twice- Risking...Read More
Categories: veterans day, america, appreciation, thank you,
Form: Rhyme
Vetrans Relic
Why its the Flag while here, i believe Not the people, because of all the thieves Yes, their are those who have stolen away The real people from our peaceful ways Who decides? when serenity fails? I once thought...Read More
Categories: veterans day, america, community, courage, devotion,
Form: Political Verse
story of a green beret
Don’t see the soldiers as they move around, Through the jungle without a sound, Crawl along this wet,cold ground, These american boys are victory bound. Fighting a war they believe is right, No end is near no end in sight, One...Read More
Categories: veterans day, war,
Form: Rhyme

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