War Poems | Poetry About Wars

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. We included definitions where appropriate.


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New War Poems

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Premium Member Poem World Drama Greg Gaul Haiku war, conflict, culture, destiny, future,
Premium Member Poem Juneteenth Eve Roper Acrostic war, courage, death, history, world
The Arrival Reginald Telemacque ABC war, change, creation, life, natural
ANZACS Sue Sharples Rhyme war,
One Knight Stand Rico Leffanta Limerick war, computer, conflict, culture, games,
Premium Member Poem Cuz It's tha N of tha World James Edward Lee Sr. Dramatic Verse absence, confusion, image, war,
Terrorize Me Not Nick Trim Rhyme war, culture, england, soldier, strength,
Propheting Trump Rico Leffanta Limerick war, betrayal, golf, international, leadership,
God Only Knows Richard Olson Senryu war,
Premium Member Poem Urgent Matter Mr Moon Paris-Maree Boreham Rhyme war, care, freedom, future, moon,
Premium Member Poem Gold Sword Vermillion Scythe Quintain (English) happiness, imagery, peace, war,
Trust In Me Casarah Nance Lyric war, courage, depression, encouraging, friendship,
Ciao Chow Rico Leffanta Limerick war, culture, food, money, patriotic,
The USA is Number One Rico Leffanta Rhyme war, america, betrayal, conflict, destiny,
A world in Shame Bob Taub ABC war,
The nightmare complex Katherine Braithwaite Alexandrine war, absence, allusion, anger, violence,
Premium Member Poem Look mom, I Joined The Marines Marc Acrich Prose war,
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Finger of fate Robert Broadbent Rhyme earth, scary, war,
Premium Member Poem HUNDRED YEARS AGO PLUS The Name For Sake Me Tanka war, world war i,
Premium Member Poem SORTIE AFTER SORTIE The Name For Sake Me Rhyme anger, war,
HER PARIS CHICANO EDDIE Free verse war, betrayal, dark, evil, lust,
Our Nation Rachel Schlichting Free verse america, grief, war,
Train for Goliath Okunsebor Williams Quatrain war, christian, confidence, courage, dedication,
Before The Gates Of Alahsar - Part - 24 Vladislav Raven Epic war, dark, death, dream, fantasy,
Somewhere Reginald Telemacque ABC war, conflict, courage, destiny, tribute,
Sand in the War Abby KR ABC war, beach, beauty, betrayal, violence,
Premium Member Poem Fires Of Despair Regina Elliott I do not know? war, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Premium Member Poem DEAD The Name For Sake Me Senryu war,
The Why of War TS Lewis Free verse war,
Dead Men Tale Omotosho Seth Epitaph anger, world war ii,
Premium Member Poem War Goddess Brenda Chiri Rhyme war, blue, fear, flying, god,
Said the people punished by war Paris, Syria, the World at Large Al Juman Free verse war, christian, family, hindi, islamic,
Premium Member Poem EBB Line Gauthier Senryu war, angst, caregiving, humor, irony,
An ugly world John William RavenCroft ABC war, anger, desire, meaningful, society,
CASABLANCA Jack Peachum Free verse war, character, culture, film, history,
Those that stood hardy Paul Warren Ballad world war i,
A blossoming poppy Silviu Craciunas Free verse war, death, dedication, emotions, feelings,
Premium Member Poem NATIONS IN NEED The Name For Sake Me Senryu war,
Premium Member Poem When Guidons Fall John lawless Verse freedom, military, soldier, war,
Premium Member Poem Sword Vermillion Scythe Free verse war, analogy, inspirational, metaphor, perspective,
Premium Member Poem TRAFALGAR Tom Cunningham Sonnet war, england, french, sea, spanish,
Premium Member Poem SILENCE OF LOST SOULS Teppo Gren Haibun war, bridal shower, courage, freedom,
Premium Member Poem WAR The Name For Sake Me Rhyme war,
Premium Member Poem I SHALL TAKE PRIDE IN MEDALLION STRENGTH JAN ALLISON Rhyme war, grandparents, pride, remember, tribute,
Vietnam and the grace of God Donna Newton Rhyme father, war,
Premium Member Poem There is a Darkness John lawless Free verse irony, peace, war,
Aftermath Johnny Martinez Rhyme war, bereavement, courage, eulogy, grief,
Premium Member Poem Peace Mark Toney Footle education, peace, poems, war,
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Premium Member Poem THE END OF LOVE The Name For Sake Me Quatrain anger, angst, corruption, war,
Legions Cry Kurt Philip Behm Rhyme war, words,
Shellshock Lycia Harding Rhyme war, death, hero, lost, violence,
Premium Member Poem POEM OF POEMS Tom Cunningham Rhyme war, hate, love, peace, trust,
Irresistible Thee Dawa Zangpo Blank verse passion, patriotic, voyage, war,
Ninja And Samurai Earl Schumacker Free verse war, absence, adventure, conflict, mystery,
In Memoriam: Chris Kyle Kurt Philip Behm Rhyme hero, war,
Harvest Sitabz Garg I do not know? war, absence, allusion, boy, conflict,
Premium Member Poem DISTANT SHORES Line Gauthier Sonnet war, anxiety, hope, love, passion,
Quintessential mind fauxcroft wade Free verse hate, inspiration, uplifting, war,
Haiku C Raynolds Moseamedi Haiku war, allegory, corruption, death, grief,
Haiku A Raynolds Moseamedi Haiku allegory, death, war,
vietnam reflections 315 ej sansam Free verse war,
Blessed Stars curtis johnson Free verse war, abuse, children, earth, emotions,
Verse Muhammad Imtiaz Free verse war,
Premium Member Poem DISTANT SHORES - RHYMING WAVE POETRY Mick Talbot Rhyme courage, endurance, war,
Premium Member Poem Black Roses Regina Elliott Free verse bereavement, military, war,
Premium Member Poem Khatia Buniatishvili's Piano Concerto 1 by Tchaikovsky T Wignesan Free verse appreciation, inspirational, music, war,
My very first Pantoum - Lord I Pantoum You Michael Robinson Pantoum war, analogy, change, conflict, confusion,
Survivalist Keith Dovoric Lyric war, angst, education, endurance, self,
Premium Member Poem FOR HOW LONG Mick Talbot Free verse betrayal, innocence, nature, war,
Premium Member Poem A Brighter Tomorrow Emile Pinet Quatrain war, 10th grade, angst, anxiety,
Awol at the Aorta Part II Shawn Oussifi Rhyme war, absence, death, night, sad,
Awol at the Aorta part 1 Shawn Oussifi Rhyme war, absence, death of a
Premium Member Poem LOVE AND PEACE Mick Talbot Rhyme love, peace, war,
Viking Warfare Cole Banner Rhyme war, conflict, courage, hero, men,
Premium Member Poem I Sat High Above And Looked Down From My High Adobe Marc Acrich Prose war,
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A Warrior's Chant Kurt Philip Behm Rhyme war, words,
Discernment Wendy Nipas Ballad feelings, heart, war,
Premium Member Poem Pariah Ryan Lucas Lyric war, business, conflict, evil, hate,
On These Plains I Lay Graham Devenish Rhyme war, bible, heaven, history, military,
Drafted Marcel Jones Free verse war, abuse, august, death, fate,
Premium Member Poem one too many John lawless Free verse war,
Premium Member Poem BRAHMS LULLABY Tom Cunningham Free verse conflict, music, soldier, war,
I take no sides fauxcroft wade Free verse war, death, hate, inspirational, love,
Premium Member Poem Deja Wayne Kingston Haiku remember, war,
The High King's Noble Son, Part V David Welch Epic war, courage, family, fantasy, love,
The High King's Noble Son, Part IV David Welch Epic war, courage, family, fantasy, love,
The High King's Noble Son, Part III David Welch Epic war, courage, family, fantasy, love,
The High King's Noble Son, Part II David Welch Epic war, courage, family, fantasy, love,
The High King's Noble Son, Part I David Welch Epic war, courage, family, fantasy, love,
War Kurt Philip Behm Rhyme war,
Allah Time Rico Leffanta Limerick war, allah, culture, god, history,
Wicked People David Porter Lyric political, religion, war,
boys now men roger turner Carpe Diem america, war,
Premium Member Poem The Shape of Jazz to Come Robert Ronnow Verse war, crazy, fear, history, pain,
because Rohit Roy Prose Poetry war, abuse, anger, angst, child,
Distant Places Michelo Mweetwa Rhyme war, hate, immigration, peace, places,
Premium Member Poem The National Debt Mike Miller Rhyme war, pride, remember, veterans day,
Ghostly memoirs T.I.R.O. JY Free verse war, absence, loneliness, longing, men,
Premium Member Poem Butchers Paper Kim Rodrigues Verse imagery, war,
Premium Member Poem These Are The Days Curtis Moorman Rhyme war, anxiety, bereavement, bible, conflict,