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Spanish War Poems

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

Premium Member A Petal Amongst The Thorns 1918
This poem is about a young girl who died on Armistice day 1918 from the Spanish Flu.
She was 12 years of age and had just...

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Categories: war, angel, bereavement, death, devotion,

Premium Member Battle for the Lone-Star State
   The plans had been laid
     their dues had been paid
   10,000 enraged Mexicans

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Categories: war, america, angst, death, fantasy,

There Was No Noble Savage
I sometimes hear a stubborn myth,
that before Europeans came
the locals of America
all lived lives quite peaceful, and tame.

The old trope of the Noble Savage,
that somehow...

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Categories: war, america, history, humanity, philosophy,

Premium Member Not Without Blame
While condemning Putin, let us recall
That Americans are not blameless, after all,

Guilty, too, of invading our weaker neighbors
Increasing our land area by rattling sabers.

We forced...

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Categories: war, america, international, perspective, usa,

Premium Member Proving Tom Petty Wrong
Drinking San Miguel at the Spanish Gate.
Naval Base Subic Bay.
A Cold War hovered above my head.
The jukebox rocked Tom Petty.

“Somewhere, somehow, somebody
“Must’ve kicked you around....

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Categories: allegory, 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,

Song of Amergin: Translation
The Song of Amergin: Modern English Translations

The Song of Amergin
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

I am the sea breeze
I am the ocean wave
I am the...

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Categories: war, ireland, myth, mythology, song,

Premium Member Galleons
How many galleons per mile
Were spread the grand Armada fleet,
Hoping strong England to defile
After a huge naval defeat?

Surging steady through stormy seas
How many galleons per...

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Categories: war, england, history, sea, spanish,

Europe United Not European Union
The British Empire was built by fate
made rich advanced to stand up straight 
Have knowledge and allies to collaborate 
prevent Europe a Russian satellite state


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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: war, america, conflict, crazy, england,

Premium Member Maybe It Was Eleanor
Ever wonder where big ideas come from?

Memories of FDR
from newsreel clips -
a lion-headed striking man
with rakish grin,
jaw jutting proudly, 
signature cigarette holder
clenched in his teeth

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© Greg Gaul  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: war, feelings, history, international, philosophy,

Premium Member Resistance On the Iberian Peninsula
Resistance On The Iberian Peninsula

“Liberté, égalité, fraternité (Liberty, Equality, Fraternity),”
Scream French revolutionists as they guillotine monarchists heads, 1
Then crown Napoleon Bonaparte Emperor of France, 2

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Categories: war, education, freedom, history, irony,

Premium Member Trafalgar
Nelson paced the deck of the Victory
In waters off the coast of Gibraltar
Signalled to his fleet to do their duty
Before the battle known as Trafalgar.

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Categories: war, england, french, sea, spanish,

Premium Member The Ballad of Edward Kenway
Edward Kenway was a pirate
He sailed the Spanish Main
He plundered British merchant ships
And the Galleons of Spain

Once he was a farmer
He walked behind the plough

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Categories: adventure, courage, leadership, war,

El Puente Nuevo, Ronda, Spain 1936
Look how they fall like angels to the earth!
But no soft landing down amongst those rocks.
Those devils on the bridge with gleeful mirth
Terrorised the townsfolk...

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Categories: war, conflict, death, history, horror,

Premium Member Displaced In Kathmandu
Our dinner, boiled to death root vegetables, we swallow in silence as night closes-in on the school. The co-opted Buddhist monastery housing us empties its...

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Categories: anxiety, fear, war, ,