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History War Poems

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


Premium Member The Virus Is Us
A fiesty Zen priest recently told me,
"Earth's most toxic virus is humanity".
Riding on this muddy blue ball so lush
could we only be a bit of...

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© Greg Gaul  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: war, age, earth, history, humanity,



Undefeated
Alexander Rise
Strap On Your Golden Armor
The World Shall Be Yours...

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Categories: god, history, inspiration, war,

The United States of America
The United States of America

The day has actually come
Halting normal life on earth
Everyone felt the abrupt change
Unexpectedly dissolving our mirth
Now the enemy is creeping our...

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Categories: war, america, earth, family, leadership,

Chaim Nachman Bialik: On The Slaughter of the Jews
Holocaust Poem: "On The Slaughter of the Jews"
by Chaim Nachman Bialik
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

Merciful heavens, have pity on me!
If there is a God...

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Categories: war, bible, holocaust, horror, murder,

Premium Member Legendary Horses
I am Sagittarius, zodiacal centaur,
Jupiter is my god and mentor,
I am Pegasus, borne on wings of speed,
I am Bucephalus, Alexander's favourite steed,
I am Copenhagen, I...

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© Beth Evans  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: war, animal, art, celebrity, god,



To Win By Losing, or The Battle of Guilford Courthouse, Part II
...Through the woodlands the riflemen did steam,
reinforcing General Greene’s second line,
the British pressed on, still on the attack,
but they had quite the devil of a...

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Categories: war, america, conflict, courage, freedom,

To Win By Losing, or The Battle of Guilford Courthouse, Part I
General Cornwallis of Great Britain
faced a problem that he couldn’t resolve,
he’d won at Camden, they’d captured Charlestown,
but still the southern colonies wouldn’t fall.

Instead he faced...

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Categories: war, america, conflict, courage, freedom,

Shadow of War
stranded Soldier, tossed ashore forced to fight a gallic war .Bound by Honor, a task at hand.  a sword and shield upon his back....

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Categories: war, dark, death, dream, faith,

Fredericksburg 1862
It was cold that snowy December night, 1862. We took the hill to stand and fight against the Yankee coats of blue. We charged towards...

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Categories: history, war,

Letter Home
I'm growing weary marching on this road to Chancellorsville. It's hard not knowing what awaits as I top the next hill. Your picture in a...

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Categories: war, animal, emotions, family, feelings,

Premium Member War and Peace: That Midst Nations And Nationals


War and Peace, a classical fiction by Leo Tolstoy, first published as Voyna I Mir in 1865–69. This picturesque reflection of early 19th-century Russian culture...

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Categories: war, allegory, angst, life, marriage,

The Curse of Conquerors Past, Part V
...To prove his point he even opened his shirt,
laid bare his sternum so our blades could stab,
but we were all frozen by what we’d heard,
the...

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Categories: war, adventure, conflict, dark, evil,

The Curse of Conquerors Past, Part IV
...“You know that I didn’t start out this way,
and this life I have never desired,
I just wanted to discover the past,
to my mind no calling...

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Categories: war, adventure, conflict, dark, evil,

The Curse of Conquerors Past, Part III
...Not many people could unite such a force,
it was Williamson who was the lynch-pin,
if he could be killed they all would splinter,
amongst the horde civil...

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Categories: war, adventure, conflict, dark, evil,

The Curse of Conquerors Past, Part II
...Khan Williamson, for his troops called him that now,
split his forces and swarmed in from the west,
million of Uighurs joined him for revenge,
and all in...

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Categories: war, adventure, conflict, dark, evil,

The Curse of Conquerors Past, Part I
I write this down not knowing what to think,
or how to make sense of what I went through,
my name is Blake Jones, I was S.A.S.,
and...

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Categories: war, adventure, conflict, dark, evil,

Premium Member LOVE WILL WIN THE WAR
Lately…here in our own country…it has occurred to me 
no matter where I look…hate is everywhere I see…

It’s nothing new…for hating others has been part...

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© Jim Yerman  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: war, love,

Lament to the Spirit of War
Lament to the Spirit of War
by Enheduanna (circa 2285-2250 BCE)
loose translation by Michael R. Burch

You hack down everything you see, War God!

Rising on fearsome wings
you...

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Categories: war, allegory, analogy, conflict, death,

Mass Transit
Where is the mass transit sending people to?
Dispatch of souls to places unknown
See the loading ramp down by the barracks
A place to herd them into...

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Categories: absence, conflict, violence, war,

The Strange Truces of King Arthur
The Strange Truces of King Arthur
by Michael R. Burch

Artur took Cabal, his hound,
and Carwennan, his knife,
and his sword forged by Wayland
and Merlyn, his falcon,
and, saying...

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Categories: war, england, funny, giggle, hilarious,