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Vietnam War Poems

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

Premium Member SHADOW

It was a glorious summers day and I woke up with the lark
Got my wheelchair ready and then headed to the park
I noticed a girl...

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Categories: dog, memory, soldier, war,

    lies a hundred wars for God
    without years doesn’t heat us up
    peace on the...

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Categories: war, allegory, allusion, conflict, extended

Premium Member Black Prism
Idyllic color photographs of my family,
my mother's golden beehive elegantly
arranged on her head,
I was a kid in the shredded, bleeding 60's,
black and white newspaper photos,

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Categories: war, 11th grade, 12th grade,

Yamaa Standard
Tomoyuki Yamaa was a Japanese General
Who defeated the British in Malaya and Singapore
Against superior numbers he embarrassed the British Empire
When a larger army under General...

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Categories: remember, war,

Premium Member Coming Back Home
John Hamilton – Coming Back Home Acrostic PC

Charge forward, full speed ahead. Plane lands as planned. 
Oh, my! You are two or three steps from...

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Categories: war,

I never fought in Vietnam…my parents never had to worry…to fear…to morn…for the simple reason my draft number was connected to the day that I...

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

Premium Member War Is Hell - version 2, continued
The country saw it as a fight worth fighting for,
And when we came back we were labeled heroes of war.
I spent the next six years...

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Categories: war, writing,

Premium Member War Is Hell - version 1
I was born in ’34 near the California shore,
Where life was good, whether we were rich or poor.
We moved around a lot, but I never...

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Categories: war, writing,

Vietnam Wall
I cried at the Wall today
I can’t explain why.
These were men, boys, who lost
their lives for me.
I never met them, I never will.
But their sacrifice,

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© Juli Freda  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sad, war,

Premium Member Vietnam Nostalgia


Veterans intertwining emotional thought’s numbed as memories, nagging over sleepless times a life going into another.

V-Vietnam war created a brotherhood between warriors,
I-intertwining their minds...

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© Bobby May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: war,

Premium Member TheThing Never Said
The Things Never Said

The only things ever said about my daddy’s WWII service were that he’d been to New Guinea where he’d ridden on a...

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Categories: war, christian, fear, may, political,

The Veteran
I watched him 
shake although 
he was fearless
watching old 
war movies

falling to sleep 
on western films 
in his slumped 
over recliner
I studied him
as he...

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Categories: appreciation, war, , western,

Point man blues

“The point man blues” begins . . .

He slogs along all day in the oppressive heat; Constantly fighting the jungle that reaches out around him,...

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Categories: war,

war we like
wars we like

Do we like wars as long as it is at our doorstep 
the Russians fought in Afghanistan and lost hands down
the USA took...

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Categories: war, absence, anti bullying,

Premium Member Prowling Tyranny

Prowling predator in a starless night.
   No one knew when it began.
	 Have we forgotten all the lies about Vietnam,

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Categories: war, america, corruption, history, language,