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Viet Nam Poems - Poems about Viet Nam

Viet Nam Poems - Examples of all types of poems about viet nam to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for viet nam.
We The People
...Where are the dreams, the hopes, the ideals this country was founded on, Where are the words that in our darkest hour gave us the hope And strength to carry on. We the people does not stand for ......Read More
Categories: viet nam, change, character, destiny, political,
Form: Rhyme



Viet Nam A Love Song
...Too far across the sea in a place I'd rather not be, on the winds of war ... another day slips into forever. I keep my head low, pray Charlie doesn't know; once again I'm running for cover. ......Read More
Categories: viet nam, america, military, war,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Tired of This Old Guys Stories
...During the quake of seventy-three I shivered and shook. The rest of us stared at this guy, an ancient old cook. The trembling that went on that day, gave me PTSD. I looked at his granddaughter, gl......Read More
Categories: viet nam, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Soldier Returns From Viet Nam
...Gary returned to his small town with a plate in his head. He had been bright but was not quite that much now. A gung-ho soldier who had survived a year in Nam. He spent the next year painting his ......Read More
Categories: viet nam, patriotic, soldier,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Send This To You and the Universe
...It was a very long time When I was young living With a cold uncaring family and man Working hard feeling the darkness moving in With a mentally half brother, another a Viet Nam vet A father who......Read More
Categories: viet nam, dedication, feelings,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Anticipating His Smile
...She anticipated his brown eyes shining up When he saw her skimpy beach cover all She knew his heart would beat triple time He would probably stumble on the beach Their relieved embrace would go......Read More
Categories: viet nam, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Letting Go Meant Losing Him Again
...She sits with his urn for a long time; in no hurry. When it is gone, he is gone. It was bad enough to lose him the first time. They had only been married two weeks, when he got sent. She ponder......Read More
Categories: viet nam, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Act of Kindness
...A pretty girl Posting a letter In November Sending it to young soldier The wind sent her skirts swirling Expectations were in the air No one would ever know How much this act of kindness w......Read More
Categories: viet nam, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Overheard Holidays 1969
...“My Cousin Joan’s going to let Danny stay with her in Toronto, Honey.” “Toronto? What the holy hell are you talkin’ about, June? Danny’s just finished college. He’s not going anywhere. What--h......Read More
Categories: viet nam, family, fun,
Form: Free verse
Soup Mail For Everyone
...I read soup mail from Mrs. Doris Bettencourt which would be a waste of my time to report She claims to be ill and wearing widow's weeds then goes on to tell me all about her needs I'll not reply ......Read More
Categories: viet nam, slam,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Growing Up In the Sixties
...As a young teen I sadly confess, I dreamt of becoming an actress. A class assignment drew me to Warner's in D.C., where I brushed up against black history.. I stumbled into a meeting of the NAACP......Read More
Categories: viet nam, high school, history,
Form: Light Verse
Viet Nam
...He dreams day dreams of horror. He could be anywhere, But in his mind he’s instantly Back inside that village there. He hears those jungle sounds Again and again and again, Just one of that pla......Read More
Categories: viet nam, angst, anxiety, death, military,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Chicken Lover Woman
...Chicken lover woman was engaged to Tom. He was a chick lover, who got sent to Viet Nam. When he did not return, she took over his farm. She knew nothing of livestock, but what was the harm? She......Read More
Categories: viet nam, animal, war,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Imagining the Colors
...Yellow, orange and pink were the modern colors of the late sixties. Stripes were being worn with flowers, and paisleys were big. Artists were daring new things never dared before in recorded histor......Read More
Categories: viet nam, nostalgia,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member They Attend Petes Funeral
...Pete had an ordinary funeral, nothing ostentatious or showy. Two straight backed strangers appeared in his small Iowa church. They were dressed in Air Force uniforms. They hugged each other for a ......Read More
Categories: viet nam, funeral,
Form: Narrative

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