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Ww1 War Poems

These Ww1 War poems are examples of War poems about Ww1. These are the best examples of War Ww1 poems written by international poets.

A Turkish Mother To The Kaiser -WW1
How many sons 
  have we lost

How many demons
  have we found

How many graves
  must we dig

To make the ‘Fatherland’


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Categories: war,

Premium Member Political Health Paradigms
cognitive and experiential,
spiritual and natural,
sacred and secular,
are paradigms,
mature revolutions and still partial evolutions,
with WinWin orthodox pretensions
and yet carrying our own WinLose seeds of destruction
non-golden rules...

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Categories: war, community, conflict, destiny, health,

The Plaque
Last day at school for me
Some thirteen years Ive had
And Im going to be a farm hand
Just like me dear old Dad

Here now its Mr...

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Categories: war,

Officer diary entry WW1
How many more?
How many more before this devil is fed?
A hundred, a thousand, does he ever get enough?
This existence is now becoming too much to...

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Categories: war, anger, dark, death, hate,

The old lady in our street
She cries at home when alone
When she thinks of how he had grown
Running wild in the Australian sun
Bronzed and athletic he’d become

When Australia said ‘to...

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Categories: remember, world war i,

WW1 Battle Eyes
Explosions screamed
Flame and fire roared
Hell before my eyes
My mind panicking to absorb

Thunder cracked open the cruel sky
Rain hits so hard 
Bullets fly

Sensations flood through the...

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Categories: war, conflict, dark, death, fate,

Out of Trenches
Out of Trenches (WW1)

Out of trenches, we met face to face,
A young Soldier, probably about my age.
With rifle in hand we quavered,
My head, urging me...

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© Kevin Shaw  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: war, conflict, courage, death, feelings,

Premium Member Gallipoli
In you the Dogs of War unleashed again
  an Expeditionary Force by sea;
and in the ground in years fourscore and ten
  lie bones...

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Categories: courage, war, , western,

I am alive,
I wonder what is next,
I hear the fire,
I see the enemy,
I want to live,
I am afraid,
I pretend I'm not here,
I feel the shaking...

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Categories: war, character, death, grief, horror,

The Soldier WW1
World War 1 

The Sergeant

The rose cannot compete
with the sweet smell of death,
only her image can forgive.
 Laid upon the silence
of another boys coffin,
which hides...

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Categories: war,

After the Battle WW1
I felt his breath leave the battle field
as bayonet pierced his heart.
The surprise of death lay in his eyes
his blood poured warmth upon my hands,

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Categories: war, death, death, soldier,

There is no Glory in War
             There is no Glory in War

In the far reaches of the Earth

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Categories: war, war, lost, people,

The feigned glories of war
With the fluttering flag
And the romanticized figures and bloodied bodies
Put a beautiful and patriotic image in your mind.
But the horrors of...

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Categories: lifebeautiful, war, beautiful, war,

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of stone
unheard silent

Seated Youth by Wilhelm Lehmbruck
He committed sucide shortly after the end of WW1

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Categories: art, people, war

Premium Member Vignette-OUT OF THE LOOP
An air ace on a training spin
Fell out,survival  seemed so slim
Seconds from death,his world falling in
He landed by chance on a Camel's wing-
Then managed...

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Categories: people, places, war, flying,