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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.


Surfin' Vietnam
If everybody had an ocean
it would be the bomb
everybody'd be surfin'
like in Vietnam
when we're on R&R
we surf China Beach
get away from the war
and the jungle...

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Categories: sports, war, water,



Beatles And Beatniks
It might be difficult for those growing up in the 50s and 60s            ...

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Categories: america, change, fear, war,

Premium Member Words to a Viet Nam Vet
viet nam is happening
his leg is gone
i am sorry i say
and thank you
for your sacrifice
it is not enough
but it is all i have


...

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Categories: war,

Premium Member nineteen seventies alive and well
bell bottom blue jeans
warm belly button showing
nineteen seventies

woodstock mad music
vietnam war in full swing
youth rebelling now

free love is rampant
people living in communes
churches pray like mad

usa...

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Categories: nostalgia, war,

I Take Them To Battlefields
I have several young nephews
who will come over quite a bit,
I take them out on adventures
so they can get something of it.

Some folks would go...

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Categories: war, america, appreciation, freedom, history,



Premium Member Veterans Day 2019
Veterans Day 2019
(A Tribute To Joe D.)
By Miracle Man
11-11-2019


A day for remembering Joe D. who served,
In both peace time and the Vietnam war.
Keep “All gave...

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© Tom Wright  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: brother, veterans day, war,

BLOOD ON THE MOON
BLOOD ON THE MOON
 
WRITTEN BY JEFF R HILTON  OCTOBER 2019
 
 
WOUNDED WARRIOR
BROKEN WING
CONSCIOUS OF EVERYTHING
MOVE IN SILENCE OF NIGHT
TRAVEL LIGHT
THE HOURS BURN...

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Categories: culture, dedication, war,

Premium Member 1969 was a Sad Year
1969 was a sad year for those aware of Viet Nam
We were seventeen and eighteen
It was in the news but what did it have to...

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Categories: love hurts, nostalgia, war,

Premium Member Vietnam War- TET
VietNam War – TET

war
60’s
Viet Nam
youth quickly lost
Greyscale TV’s final shock and awe

Written April 28, 2019
Contest: Tetractys This Poetry Contest
Sponsor: Charles Messina
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Categories: war,

Ghosts Along the Jungle Path in Vietnam
walking down a lonely trail
in the jungles of Vietnam
fleeing the ghosts of the Viet Kong
down the Chu Chi Trail

pursued by ghosts
and memories of war
and the...

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© jake aller  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: america, violence, visionary, war,

saigon 2019
Saigon 2019


Vibrant, vivid, exciting
A city on the move
Becoming a world-class city
Yet still with a Saigon swagger

Wandering the streets
Dodging the traffic
Admiring the women
Enjoying the food

Saigon enters...

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© jake aller  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: war, america, travel,

ghost of Chu Chi
Crawling down the tunnels
Of Chu Chi
I could almost imagine
The Viet Kong guerillas 

Hiding deep under the tunnels
As the land above is turned
Into a temporary dessert...

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© jake aller  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: war, america, remember, soldier,

old Ghosts in Saigon
Old ghosts wandering the streets of old Saigon
Lost spirits of the dead
Died during the endless wars  
Ghostly apparitions around every corner

Here was Kilroy 
and...

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© jake aller  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: america, travel, visionary, war,

Seeing Ghosts
Seeing Ghosts
I walk around the streets
Of old Saigon
Seeing sensing the undead

The ghosts of the war 
That haunted life 
So many years ago

So many people died...

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© jake aller  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: america, gothic, war,

Premium Member Vietnam Was in Full Swing
It was the early 70's 
Viet Nam was in full swing.
Tommy fell out of his seat in class,
Amusing us, making us laugh
"Even the army would...

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Categories: war, 10th grade, 11th grade,

Premium Member Vietnam Veterans Day
Vietnam Veterans Day
By Franklin Price
3/29/2019

Today is Viet veterans day
For a war so long ago
Recognition long delayed
For veterans that I know

We did not run to Canada
Hide...

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Categories: war,

Russian roulette
Russian roulette
 
Beautiful young woman danced on a stage on the border of Austin Texas,
moving like a beautiful butterfly in the breeze.
She held the attention...

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Categories: dark, irony, suicide, war,

Premium Member Turning Point
Oh! If I could but free you
From drowning at desolation's door
That has impaled your lonely heart
From reaching a joyful peaceful shore

It would be a divine...

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Categories: anxiety, war,

NUCLEAR POWERS--MIGHT MAY NOT BE RIGHT

   Although you have acquired enough Might

    But you do not have any moral Right

    To render...

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Categories: peace, war, world,

Premium Member It Was January '68
It was January '68
Chapter 1 - arrival
by Franklin Price
2/13/2019

It was January '68
The place was Cam Ranh Bay
The embattled country, Vietnam
Home's half a world away

Had not...

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Categories: military, war,