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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Premium Member Poem Where have all the young men gone Jim Slaughter Quatrain hero, memorial day, war,
Thermonuclear War John Bertin Couplet war,
Battlefield Timothy McGuire Free verse angel, war,
This little strangeness T.I.R.O. JY Dramatic Verse war, cry, fear, happy, soldier,
The Reason to Remember Sandra Weiss Rhyme war, america, appreciation, blessing, freedom,
They Don't See The War Trevor McLeod Quatrain abuse, analogy, corruption, war,
Fields of Poppies John Scotter Rhyme war, anniversary, conflict, soldier, thanks,
Aleppo - Childhood Gone Sandy Evans Prose Poetry childhood, culture, farewell, war,
Premium Member Poem Revanche Poetry - Subtle Revenge Mick Talbot I do not know? war, abuse, cancer, death, discrimination,
On the front line Mashudu Nemadzivhani Verse war,
Terrorism In our Forest Yinka Pemisire pwencywealth Free verse war,
Premium Member Poem A HISTORY OF MADNESS John lawless Free verse environment, war,
The final message Paul Warren Ballad war,
Football Is War Gunnar Schneringer Free verse war, 9th grade, football, how
John Stark's Glory, Part II David Welch Epic war, america, conflict, freedom, hero,
John Stark's Glory, Part I David Welch Epic war, america, conflict, freedom, hero,
Premium Member Poem Oscar-ku 19 -The Best Years of Our Lives Mark Toney Haiku war, conflict, depression, film, home,
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Broken Olive Branch jay del fierro Senryu peace, violence, war,
Premium Member Poem THE POPPY Tom Cunningham Rhyme war, appreciation, remembrance day, tribute,
The end of earth Danielle Gaitan Free verse war, angst, death, deep, earth,
My very first Pantoum Michael Robinson Pantoum war, conflict, confusion, corruption, deep,
Peace VS War Anna M Shepard Free verse peace, war,
Why the world spins around Marcin Malek Elegy war, winter,
Premium Member Poem True Jihad Brian Johnston Rhyme war,
Premium Member Poem Oscar-ku 16 -Casablanca Mark Toney Haiku war, africa, conflict, film, love,
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Premium Member Poem Oscar-ku 15 -Mrs Miniver Mark Toney Haiku war, conflict, courage, england, family,
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Premium Member Poem Chainsaw Certified Robert Ronnow Verse war, death, grave, hurt, mountains,
Premium Member Poem Oscar-ku 12 -Gone With The Wind Mark Toney Haiku conflict, film, love, war,
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Premium Member Poem Come to the Castle Nina Parmenter Rhyme history, war,
Anthropocentrism Wreck Less Track Record matthew harris Free verse war, 5th grade, 8th grade,
no reason to die stephen pennell Dramatic Verse political, remembrance day, war,
Premium Member Poem Country's Conscience Gregory R Barden Free verse america, corruption, usa, war,
Premium Member Poem Angelic Analysis Gershon Wolf Rhyme war, angel, god, leadership, sky,
Premium Member Poem Jesus, You Must Be Weeping So Much Regina Elliott Concrete war, age, children, christian, conflict,
Premium Member Poem Armagedden charles messina Haiku war,
Premium Member Poem Oscar-ku 3 -All Quiet On The Western Front Mark Toney Haiku film, war,
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A Sentry's Prayer Frederic Gray Ballad soldier, war,
Creek Song Frederic Gray Ballad river, war,
A love call and cry T.I.R.O. JY Dramatic Verse war, age, grave, mystery, prayer,
Premium Member Poem Oscar-ku 1 -Wings Mark Toney Haiku film, war, world war
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shawn and john Kenny Gwena Free verse desire, food, violence, war,
Premium Member Poem The Jerusalem War Between Boys Robert Trezise Jr. Free verse war, anger, arabic, conflict, gospel,
Premium Member Poem ALONE Giggles the Poet Brenda Keough Free verse war, betrayal, child, depression, forgiveness,
Premium Member Poem OCEANS APART Line Gauthier Rhyme war, absence, anxiety, devotion, longing,
Premium Member Poem Meeting and Greeting in Airports, Coach and Railway Stations Michael Sender Romanticism war, farewell, kiss, romantic love,
Premium Member Poem On Bended Knee Regina Elliott Free verse conflict, food, god, war,
Aborigine Diggers Paul Warren Free verse war,
The Walk Toward Peace Andrew Crisci Rhyme war, death, evil, god, humanity,
Premium Member Poem Last Night Lisle Ryder Couplet war, assonance, judgement, pain, political,
A German Name Paul Warren Free verse angst, anxiety, world war
genes Kale Brereton Free verse war, blessing, community, conflict, dream,
Premium Member Poem Brendan and Bobby Leslie Wilson Political Verse political, war,
Premium Member Poem SPQR Tom Cunningham Senryu conflict, history, war,
Premium Member Poem The Wages of War Ralph Sergi Free verse war,
vietnam reflections 117 ej sansam Free verse war,
vietnam reflections 220 part 2 ej sansam Free verse war,
vietnam reflections 220 part 1 ej sansam Free verse war,
vietnam reflections 42 ej sansam Free verse war,
Distinction Leaves Its Mark Reason A. Poteet Rhyme family, farm, world war
Premium Member Poem World Police Mike Hauser Rhyme war, america, political, power, violence,
Civil War Dale Totten Rhyme war, america, conflict, social, truth,
Premium Member Poem The Fabric of Two Lives Carolyn Devonshire Couplet memory, war,
All Was Dark Larry Bradfield Rhyme war,
Biblical Poser Rico Leffanta Limerick war, bible, christian, drink, food,
To Chase The Spirit Of My Youth Johnny Martinez Narrative war, courage, death, devotion, fate,
Where have all the flowers gone Anindya Mohan Tagore Pantoum life, peace, war,
Premium Member Poem The Signs Angel Villanueva Acrostic christian, future, judgement, war,
Premium Member Poem The Wages of War Ralph Sergi Free verse war,
Europe grasp and greed Katherine Braithwaite Rhyme war, allusion, analogy, angst, care,
A life of love and light fauxcroft wade Acrostic war, hate, jealousy, life, love,
Premium Member Poem The Industrious Stitch harry horsman Free verse angst, nostalgia, war,
Premium Member Poem Sign of the Times Broken Wings Acrostic faith, hate, life, war,
Premium Member Poem Mama's Pet Helper Joyce Johnson Rhyme mother daughter, nostalgia, war,
The Success Code Darlington Chukwunyere Lyric war, psychological, rap, surreal, symbolism,
An Old Friend Timothy McGuire Free verse love, poetry, world war
New World Order W.A. CHOLT Tanka culture, death, political, war,
Premium Member Poem Trump's Dump Nina Parmenter Limerick war, dark, humor, political, satire,
Our Times-Sign Of The Times Warren Doll Acrostic earth, time, war, water,
Little Toy Soldiers roger turner Rhyme war, boy, goodbye, peace, soldier,
Sign of the times fauxcroft wade Acrostic war, death, earth, environment, hate,
The Missing Steve Zak Narrative memorial day, world war
Sign Of The Times Subimal Sinha-Roy Acrostic conflict, future, war, world,
Premium Member Poem SIGN OF THE TIMES Mick Talbot Acrostic hate, war,
Premium Member Poem To those left alive Lewis Raynes Quatrain emotions, voice, war,
Sign Of The Times curtis johnson Acrostic peace, war,
'Ballad of a 'Living Goddess'' jamie brolin Ballad war, africa, black african american,
Premium Member Poem One Nine and Sixteen What Are We Fighting For James Edward Lee Sr. Rhyme war, absence, assonance, betrayal, caregiving,
Thumbellina Ballerina roger turner Rhyme war, america, dance, growing up,
Diamonds and Ashes Jaro Tomko Free verse allegory, endurance, war,
No honour in your tribal wars fauxcroft wade Dramatic Verse death, patriotic, power, war,
The old lady in our street Paul Warren Ballad remember, world war i,
Poppy roger turner Epic war, america, family, freedom, old,
Kill Me Rakib Uddin Ahmed I do not know? environment, war,
A HOT LZ AT NIGHT JW Nugent Free verse war, anxiety, conflict, dark, fear,
HARD JUMP JW Nugent Free verse war, anxiety, dark, education, military,
vietnam reflections 94 ej sansam Free verse war,
ANZAC Day 2018 - Tyne Cot Cemetery Paul Warren Free verse world war i,
Premium Member Poem Israel Stands Tall Gershon Wolf Rhyme war, dream, hope, independence day,
RECON JW Nugent Free verse war, anger, confusion, desire, fate,
THE RUN JW Nugent Free verse war,