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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.
He is dead
Hear them pray for the last time, their leather boots no protection still. Listen to the church bell chime. Hear the men ordering to kill. Turn off the radio. Stop the birds sing. Let her know what she already owe. Let the...Read More
Categories: veterans day, death, goodbye, hero, holocaust,
Form: Free verse

There goes my soul
Inspired by a storyline from a fierce TV show, "Ultimate Force". With thanks and respect to our Special Air Service (SAS) and all those who fight for our country. May we show gratitude for your...Read More
Categories: veterans day, conflict, courage, death, in
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Artist
Who my favorite artist is, you ask me, you will find his canvases in my archive. The framed landscape of the auburn meadow, the pathway draped by the sheath of amber leaves. The wooden fence fading away in...Read More
Categories: art, me, veterans day,
Form: Free verse
Spawn Variant: A Magic that Changes the World
Spawn Variant, with powers unheard, With magic and strength, your every word. Shadows and darkness, your timeless reign, Variant shows a world that's not in vain. With flick of wrist and flash of light, Variant transforms the world in sight. Changing...Read More
Categories: veterans day, celebration, dream, fantasy, imagery,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Through life and death
Thank you to all those brave souls who work in our armed forces. I am grateful for our freedom and liberty. Through life and death By Michelle Morris 04/04/2023 Let me go It's time for me It's my life And...Read More
Categories: veterans day, confidence, courage, death, hero,
Form: Free verse

The conversation when a partner is deployed
Thank you to everyone who is in service of our country. War is not something I'm a fan of but I do understand that we have to live in peace, but be prepared to be...Read More
Categories: veterans day, conflict, endurance, tribute, veterans
Form: Free verse
Thank a Vet
Today, we celebrate the men and women The men and women who have served our nation. Served our nation to keep our freedoms intact Keep our freedoms intact to express our thoughts Express our thoughts...Read More
Categories: veterans day, holiday, remembrance day, september,
Form: Rhyme
The innocence of daughters plucked off their souls Orphans spread wide, agony on streets Scavenges merry on rotting heritage Nation's sweat burning, humanity's creativity scattered in ashes Men were not teary, nor deterred by their transience of life...Read More
Categories: veterans day, appreciation, conflict, hope, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Memorial Day Ceremony
Death knell sounds over our village green For all the veterans who eternally lie, Whose presence will never again be seen Because on foreign fields they had to die, We continue to ask, “What does it mean?” So young and...Read More
Categories: memorial, memory, veterans day,
Form: Quintain (Sicilian)
Premium Member Veterans Day
The Santa Monica Pier Ferris Wheel lit red, white, and blue On the eleventh day of November, there’ll be a crowd. All day local beaches have folks coming to pay respect, today as they celebrate Veterans Day solemn...Read More
Categories: veterans day,
Form: Villanelle
A God Send
As these words flow from thought, I must write them down and not let such a precious moment pass. Never before have I written to the one I have yet to meet, a woman of warmth,...Read More
Categories: veterans day, beauty, best friend, earth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Where Have All The Young Men Gone
For Veterans' Day, Nov. 11, 2022 Where have all the young men gone? Gone to fight in foreign lands, To make the world a better place And place it in more peaceful hands. Why did all the young men go? To...Read More
Categories: veterans day, thank you, tribute, veterans
Form: Verse
Premium Member Voucher Line on Veterans Day
bluish-green needles raindrops cling like ornaments pre-Christmas season red-white-blue Veteran’s Day line and poet-pearls on cedar 11/11/2022 ...Read More
Categories: veterans day, november, rain, tree, veterans
Form: Tanka
Veterans Day
old soldier remembers fallen veterans day...Read More
Categories: veterans day, america, angst, holiday, veterans
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Our Nation's Pride
As a Navy Veteran, I salute you all. Brave women and men, That answered the call. From Soldiers on the beach, To Flyers in the air. One lesson they would teach, May our enemies beware. The lands they'd defend, The countless they'd save. Till the...Read More
Categories: veterans day, america, conflict, death, devotion,
Form: Rhyme

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