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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.

50 years since Vietnam
You remember the mud blood and mosquitos
And the Agent Orange brought back as a memento
In your jungle greens at Vung Tau
Nui Dat  memories won’t...

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Categories: remembrance day, war,

Premium Member My Stories are Now His Stories
Chet grabbed my story and claimed it as his own.
Tacking on a slightly different ending.
I kept my mouth shut about this.
War has obliterated his own...

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Categories: war,

Purple Heart: In Honor Of My Father
I was a young man at the age of nineteen
When I was sent to a country on the other side of the world that I...

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Categories: war, courage, dad, dedication, father,

Debits And Credits
One year ago Dictator Putin’s
Massed military might 
Invaded the Ukraine
Not really expecting any fight.
One year later, with increasing 
Frustration and despair,
Putin’s battered conscript army 

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Categories: anger, history, political, war,

Oh Nixon what did you do,
Woe will drown and plague you,
Sending more soldiers into Vietnam	
Where you know there is no calm,
Only war, killing and death,

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Categories: war,

The Good Luck Charm
A story I read about war and good luck charms…..
The Good luck charm

Standing on the dock in front of the troop ship 
His mother hugged...

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Categories: remembrance day, war,

Premium Member The World That is Located in the Sky
The World That is Located in the Sky
David J Walker

Witnesses all
	To the fall of Saigon
In 75
And after all 
	Was lost or won
What we Though 

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Categories: war,

Sterling Tears
Birth of a nation birth of a child
Celebration tears from soldier proud
He can be her she can be the
All tears of love in the infantry


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Categories: war, america, angst, appreciation, black

Premium Member The Homecoming
It was in late October in the year nineteen seventy three
That the war in South Vietnam was finally over for me
I boarded the seven o...

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Categories: war, america, father, home, mother,

In The Face Of Danger
Today is May the 30th and it's Memorial Day.
Americans are paying tribute to those who fought and died for the USA.
116,516 American soldiers died during...

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Categories: war, america, death,

Premium Member In Remembrance 2
We split the cost to dig a well in a small community in Uganda, Africa.
We did this in or about 2006, more than 35 years...

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Categories: america, friend, war,

Premium Member Truth
Questions of truth, alas become moot--
          O'er angry voices, truth seldom heard
Like branches strayed from their...

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© Ann Peck  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: war, anger, angst, death, hate,

Premium Member In Memory of Ed
I will always recall the look on Ed’s face
As we lunched underneath an oak beside the river
We stopped at an ideal spot on our canoe...

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Categories: sad, suicide, war,

Premium Member Long Story Short
A walk around the block in my parents’ neighborhood at dawn
wearing mom’s sweater and pop's sneakers with a clown hole cut out for  

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Categories: war, brother, city, judgement, new

Premium Member Veterans Day 2021
Veteran’s Day 2021
Thoughts of Miracle Man
November 11, 2021

I always feel dread around Veterans day,
because I’m forced once again to remember.
Those who stood in the gap...

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© Tom Wright  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: war, brother, death, emotions, military,