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Civil War Poems

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

Premium Member Gettysburg - BOTH Audio and Text
This sort of horrible tragedy actually happened in America's Civil War -

Despite the soft and tepid breeze, the day felt cold and mean,  ...

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Categories: conflict, death, war,

I saw a thousand guns
Numbered like the sand of the seashore
Bowing down slowly
To the half of a yellow sun
Staring at them with gestures
That spoke silent...

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Categories: war, africa, anger, conflict, freedom,

Premium Member War of WorldViews
YangLeft: Those still capable of right thinking,
as our more civil
humane reflections
on bilateral political
and economic investment inflection,
sometimes cooperative
and democratically co-invested,
but usually just BusinessAsUsual
life remains a win/lose...

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Categories: war, analogy, caregiving, earth, health,

Premium Member fixed bayonets senryu


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Categories: boy, men, war,

I walked out the door I stepped out into my porch I looked around all around me and I said to myself   Where...

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Categories: analogy, mythology, war,

Premium Member Summer Tummy
Old Soldier's Disease:
Civil War soldiers would march
Pick and eat cherries

No toilet for them
No toilet paper either
Just woods, trees and leaves

The result's the same
Out fast and...

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Categories: war, age, allusion, america, memory,

Premium Member President Sam
As my favourite American president,
I believe I would select Ulysses Grant,
Who apparently was not all that competent,
His charisma not notably dominant,
In fact, he had only...

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© Beth Evans  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: america, career, political, war,

Premium Member A Historical Afternoon
I ditched my class one afternoon,
a Monday, I recall,
a day in 1966 
and sometime in the fall.
There was an empty house nearby,
that sat just...

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Categories: war, history, truth,

Premium Member Statues
harsh reality
revenants of slavery
reminders removed...

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Categories: war, change, slavery,

Premium Member Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln, the president, 
Awe-inspiring American gent. 
Lead the American Civil war 
Abolishing slavery no more. 

Abraham Lincoln, the president, 
Scraggly and tall, cheeks each...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: america, war,

Premium Member Lee's War
"It is well that war is so terrible, otherwise we would grow too fond of it."
R. E. Lee

Those are the words of Robert Edward Lee,

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© Beth Evans  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: war, america, appreciation, hero, military,

Premium Member Michael Collins

It has often been said that empires come and go
And from the beginning of time that has been so
Empires ruled with terror and an iron...

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Categories: england, ireland, soldier, war,

Premium Member The noble sunflower
They stood in the bright Andalucian sunlight
The noble sunflowers with stance upright
Massed yellow ranks portray solidarity
Faces and heights display uniformity

Unquestioning loyalty to the hot sun

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Categories: war, flower, spanish,

Premium Member A Canadian's Letter to Americans: A Thousand Points of Light
A Thousand Points of Light! ! ! ! !

Once a beacon of democracy
A shining light on the hill
The ‘American Dream’
	Anyone can ‘make it’  

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© Mel Gill  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: war, conflict, corruption, leadership, power,

Premium Member A Historic Event
You can tie my eyes
You can tie my lips
Tie my hands and legs
Block my tiny ears
But how do you tie my Destiny
Block the blows to...

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Categories: children, conflict, war,