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Children War Poems

These Children War poems are examples of War poems about Children. These are the best examples of War Children poems written by international poets.

A World Meant to Grow
My great-grandfather was a farmer,
He yielded crops by the harvest moon
When spring came to bloom 
He had a son, 
My grandfather was a military-man
He disappeared...

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Categories: war, change, culture, environment, family,

When A Man Dies For Freedom
When a man dies for freedom,
we don’t know what we’ve lost,
since most of us can’t tell
the shining from the dross.
We live in the safety
these braver...

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Categories: war, america, courage, death, freedom,

Premium Member Illusion that War Could Not Touch Us
Spring of 1971, happy laughter
Multi-colored flowers and happy faces
we drive painted vans our parents can afford
We pile in, meeting new friends, some potential lovers
Peppermint breath...

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Categories: war, nostalgia,

Premium Member Back To Her
After the Sunday service, searching back to her
For a date. He will soon be walking back to her.

Bottle rockets popping over the Sacre Coeur.
She suddenly...

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Categories: war, children, conflict, french, retirement,

Premium Member On The Run


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Categories: grief, war,

Tears On The Iron Rail
Bodies crammed shoulder to shoulder
Packed in wooden cattle cars
Their destination to them unknown;
Men, women, and children,
Old, young, and grown.

Bodies standing crowded and pressed against each...

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Categories: war, depression, fear, heartbreak, holocaust,

Premium Member The Last Train To Auschwitz

In nineteen forty four on the third of September
Is a date in my mind that I'll always remember
It was the date of the last train...

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Categories: war, abuse, death, evil, jewish,


one evening we were rounded up
it was our turn to go

we weren’t sure where we were headed
we had our doubts it wasn’t good

the men with...

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Categories: world war ii,

Premium Member children from the aftermath

I was six 
When safety died.
My father 
Home from war 
Would drink whiskey 
Straight from the bottle.  
Veins full of firewater, 
Filled and spilled,...

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Categories: war,

In my life I’ve known bold men
that laid down their souls
We sing songs of their virtues
through lyrics and prose

But no one sings the praises
of wives...

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Categories: death, war,

Premium Member Let's Pretend
The world hasn't gone from bad to worse,
It only seems that way,
No one has been at the privy purse,
It only seems that way,
Politicians are not...

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Categories: war, children, girl, mother, people,

Premium Member In Excess
Our food's content of sugar
Is getting ever huger,
It's an ongoing saga
With details that would stagger,
No parliament yet flags a
Good intention of refuge
From its chronic over-use,

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Categories: animal, children, food, war,

Premium Member Satan Returns Wary Again

I wrote this early this morning and it disappeared before my eyes!! it was no more, gone my text disappeared after hours of work and...

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Categories: evil, war,

Refugee Poetry Austria
    Hi, Migrants of Syria,
    We welcome you to Austria,
    The country which you come through,

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Categories: humanity, life, war,

Robot Souls, Part II
...We knew of religion, academically,
considered it a plague of human thought,
illogical and not of that much use,
certainly not something a machine sought!

But dazed as I...

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Categories: war, creation, hope, humanity, science