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War Poems

War Poems. Below are examples of poems about wars. This list of war poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup.  Warfare is an inherent part of life and writing about the sufferings and casualties of these conflicts in the form of beautiful and inspiring poems is just as natural. From the civil war to the Vietnam War and beyond, there have been many wars that have wreaked havoc on civilian life and the lives of soldiers. War poems detail the emotions of these events from the perspective of the combatant and human experience. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of war poetry. This list of works about war is an excellent resource for examples on how to write war poems.

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Read wonderful war poetry on the following sub-topics: anti, biological, brave, children, civil, cold war, cyber, economic, history, kids, nuclear, peace, political, sad, soldier, spanish, time, vietnam, world, ww1, ww2 and more.


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List of War Poems

PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
WINNING WAR AGAINST SELF Beata Agustin Sonnet war, christian, conflict, faith, god,
Premium Member Poem African Queen Gregory R Barden Clerihew war, adventure, romance, romantic love,
we tamer hossam ABC war, break up, culture, deep,
we tamer hossam ABC war, break up, culture, deep,
Premium Member Poem In Love and War Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse war, environment, health, integrity, love,
Premium Member Poem Far Better It Would Be Andrea Dietrich Sonnet war,
Alan Kurdi Muhammad Amin Elegy war, 5th grade, beach, child,
Premium Member Poem Tales of WWII Connie Marcum Wong Sonnet war, beautiful, conflict, courage, father,
Premium Member Poem September 16th 1968 Bobby May Sonnet war,
Dawn Of New Day Subimal Sinha-Roy Sonnet character, film, war,
No Righteous War DM Babbit Sonnet freedom, war,
Pit Love Jonathan Smith Free verse war,
Premium Member Poem Through The Valley Bobby May Free verse war,
What The Rabble Have Done David Welch Rhyme war, adventure, america, england, history,
Dormant Seeds Ed Morris Sonnet psychological, war,
Premium Member Poem The rest: TERROR Mark J. Halliday Sonnet war, conflict, death, depression, fear,
The Expendable Youth Matt Forshay Free verse death, deep, war,
The Expendable Youth Matt Forshay Free verse war, dark, death, deep, political,
Premium Member Poem Investing in Webs, not Walls Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse health, integrity, peace, war,
Premium Member Poem Somme 1916 Jeff Martin Verse war, world war i,
Ghosts of Mametz Woods Paul Warren Ballad war,
Winning The War Subimal Sinha-Roy Sonnet war, daughter, death, love, soldier,
Premium Member Poem IT'S THEM OR US Line Gauthier Sonnet war, angst, anxiety, conflict, death,
Premium Member Poem I do Dislike Those Evil Guys sidney dugan Quatrain war, angst, evil, how i
Forever Hear the Drums R William Standish Sonnet war, appreciation, childhood, dedication, inspirational,
The wounds of war Wendy Watson Sonnet fear, love, mother, war,
Premium Member Poem Phantoms Of Gettysburg Robert L. Hinshaw Sonnet america, history, war,
Backyard Army Wanda Daugherty Rhyme child, war, youth,
God of War Matt Forshay Free verse war, allah, god, religion, social,
The Illusion of Peace Eugene Harvey Sonnet war, conflict, military, peace, power,
Premium Member Poem wonder wonder doug pederson Rhyme history, military, war,
Premium Member Poem 'Twas The Worst Of All Ifs Greg Gaul Sonnet war, conflict, death, military, soldier,
Premium Member Poem What Is Life Worth Robert Lindley Rhyme war, conflict, corruption, grave, grief,
Our sons sons J.F. Briars I do not know? remembrance day, war, world
Premium Member Poem Wargames Nina Parmenter Sonnet games, sad, war,
Premium Member Poem Sunshine After The Rain Sandra Haight Sonnet war, conflict, emotions, love, world
Premium Member Poem New Protector Of Rome Tom Cunningham Sonnet death, violence, war,
Premium Member Poem 1930's Europe John Gondolf Sonnet anxiety, conflict, war,
Premium Member Poem Paradise, Lost - WWII Gregory R Barden Sonnet war, beach, beauty, hero, sad,
Premium Member Poem The Wisdom of King Arthur 1 arthur vaso Dramatic Verse art, perspective, war, wine,
Premium Member Poem The Sun, The Moon, The Truth, The Wars Stephe Watson Free verse philosophy, war,
Premium Member Poem On The Crest Of A Wave Gary Smith Sonnet death, world war i,
Premium Member Poem A Putrid Expanding Abyss Emile Pinet Sonnet war, 10th grade, angst, anxiety,
Premium Member Poem Ramparts ABB David Drowley Rhyme war, bird, military, nature, soldier,
Premium Member Poem Civility Carolyn Devonshire Sonnet loss, war,
Come On Over Fritz Mandy Tams The Golden Girl Rhyme angst, war,
Premium Member Poem Antietam Creek Maryland Janis Thompson Sonnet history, war,
Premium Member Poem US Military Put A Spin On It Caren Krutsinger Sonnet war,
Premium Member Poem A Soldiers Song Charlie Smith Sonnet soldier, war,
Premium Member Poem An Ego of Buzzards Anthony Slausin Limerick bird, political, war,