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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.

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Premium Member Rainbow Plaid Paisley Ideas
...d design on shirts even on Fox News women paisley idea We need to bring back the joy of the sixties But leave the Viet Nam War behind ......Read More
Categories: viet nam, art, writing,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Prom of 1970
...We all had homemade dresses for prom; well, nearly all of us. This was back in 1970 while black and white Viet Nam War photos were on TV Every night, we saw such sadness. Prom was a reminder of childhood. Back to the Bibbit......Read More
Categories: viet nam, 12th grade, memory, nostalgia,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Death Was an Awakening
...Yes death was an awakening We did not realize we carried it with us Until our smiles were wiped clean And the laugh......Read More
Categories: viet nam, veterans day, war,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member The Vicky Roast
...ghs For the last forty years anyway Let’s have a Vicky Roast, he would say, loudly, drawing big laughs. During the Viet Nam war most of the seniors were out there on weekends. Townspeople knew of it. Some religious fanatics used to co......Read More
Categories: viet nam, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member The Last Good Days of Innocence
...selves through wars’ horrors. WWI, WWII, and Korea were the wars of our fathers and their fathers before them. Even Viet Nam was not ours. Our boys feared it, but by the time they graduated from high school, it was safely behind us. ......Read More
Categories: viet nam, people,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Prom Night in My Time - DWM
...danced romantically. To “Have You Seen Her,” “If,” and “Maggie May” we let our bodies sensuously sway. The threat of Viet Nam was nearly gone. To “Riders in the Storm” we blissfully danced on. March 9, 2020 “Kim Rodrigues’ DWM Con......Read More
Categories: viet nam, dance,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The End of Decency and Modesty
...ise children all alone. Many in another country, so far from home. Agent Orange’s residue lingering for generations. Viet Nam War rivaling Star Trek’s unhappy federations. Scrambled legs hopping and jumping Rear ends jiggling, blood ......Read More
Categories: viet nam, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member For Each a Second Chance
...endure. “Gail was only three years old when cancer claimed her mother. She never knew her father - he was killed in Viet Nam. And left on someone’s covered porch when I was two years old, I, like her, was nurtured by a foster dad and ......Read More
Categories: viet nam, child, family,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Viet Nam, 1966
...th poison puncture unsure feet... all to protect an unseen enemy raining bullets down from nowhere ~ Viet Nam, 1966 ~......Read More
Categories: viet nam, rainforest, war,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member Words to a Viet Nam Vet
...viet nam is happening his leg is gone i am sorry i say and thank you for your sacrifice it is not enough but it is......Read More
Categories: viet nam, war,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Greens and Oranges of the Seventies
...s that had been Saturated before with flowered, and vined wall papers. Nehru jackets, hippies, flower children, and Viet Nam soldiers Permeated the news, saturating our breakfast newspapers. Colored TV is exciting, but worth the extra......Read More
Categories: viet nam, history,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Funerals No Longer Scare Me
...Grandpa got a twenty-one gun salute. I shivered, knowing how much he hated guns After Viet Nam The last time he picked one up was in a jungle. Fifty years ago. They are playing taps now. Sad dirge sou......Read More
Categories: viet nam, death, grandfather, spiritual,
Form: Elegiac Lyric
Premium Member Being Rank Was Part of our Revolution
...noticed that they never made it to the laundry pile. Being rank was part of our revolution, a clothing protest To the Viet Nam War where our poorest were being sacrificed daily. We scrunched together in Volkswagen busses, Traveling t......Read More
Categories: viet nam, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Chuck Thomas
...Chuck Thomas By franklin Price 9/21/2019 I'll tell you of a legend who flew hard in Viet Nam Of a pilot who flew everything, who said that's who I am With a propeller or a rotor or a jet, he'd lead the ......Read More
Categories: viet nam, america, military, war,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Younger Days
...hat I never will regret, Did it on my own volition, did not do it on a bet. Four years went by quickly, the last in Viet Nam SOS for breakfast, in MRE's was sometimes spam Was Air Force educated, the last formal of my life Had been t......Read More
Categories: viet nam, life, military, youth,
Form: Couplet

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