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World War Poems

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


Premium Member He Gave Her A Book
As a child I had a big old red trunk,                               ...

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Categories: war, books, dad, love, red,



Premium Member Never Ever
Was ever this grim world peaceful and calm,
Could it ever be said to be tranquil?
Have people always wished each other harm,
Has warfare always been the...

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© Beth Evans  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dream, heaven, hope, war,

The Worst Go Last
A life short-lived, but a life lived regardless
A cavalcade of those once loved marching backwards
Black light glinting through the eyes of the ephemeral
A shining, black...

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Categories: war, africa, baptism, black african

Premium Member Virus

Very few could predict
virus would spread so fast,
verily cast on world
vicious shadow of death.
Virtual war is fought, 
victory will come with
viable new normal.

May 5, 2021
Syllable...

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Categories: death, fear, war,

Premium Member Valor
Valor

Valiant Danish women –
Village of Helsingor –
Virtue's vital vanguard 
Veiled in the Sewing Club
Violence victims freed
Via Oresund’s strait -
Victory of valor

In 1943 after the Nazi...

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Categories: courage, women, world war



A World Meant to Grow
My great-grandfather was a farmer,
He yielded crops by the harvest moon
When spring came to bloom 
He had a son, 
My grandfather was a military-man
He disappeared...

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Categories: war, change, culture, environment, family,

Premium Member Avoid The Pain, Dare To Change
Oh how troubling to hear the scary sounds of hopelessness!
Even more so from aged ones leaving many questions; no answers.
A 97 year old man speaks...

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Categories: peace, war,

Premium Member The Lancashire Lad 1914-18 war
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Categories: war, conflict, courage, emotions, england,

Loos, France, Fall 1915
Slaughter amongst the slag heaps
Bodies bowed over barb wire
Screeching, screaming
artillery arching above
soon to descend
amputating limbs
shattering skulls
blood and brains
splattering stains on
comrades too close
mixing with the mud

Grappling...

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Categories: death, history, war, world

Premium Member War

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© Beth Evans  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: conflict, death, war, youth,

When A Man Dies For Freedom
When a man dies for freedom,
we don’t know what we’ve lost,
since most of us can’t tell
the shining from the dross.
We live in the safety
these braver...

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Categories: war, america, courage, death, freedom,

Premium Member TYNEWALD
TYNEWALD

This IS the darkest time,
This IS the darkest day,
When men fell,
When women pray;
THIS is the darkest time,
THIS is the darkest day,

When unlived eyes close,
When ...

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Categories: hero, history, world war

Premium Member Illusion that War Could Not Touch Us
Spring of 1971, happy laughter
Multi-colored flowers and happy faces
we drive painted vans our parents can afford
We pile in, meeting new friends, some potential lovers
Peppermint breath...

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Categories: war, nostalgia,

The Last Train to Auschwitz
Auschwitz   
      1.3 million people sent there
          1.1 million...

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Categories: war, death, holocaust, jewish, world

The Bullecourt Digger
I stopped looking up at him standing so tall
And I wondered how they stood to the end of it all
When it was mud and blood...

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Categories: remembrance day, world war