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Wars Poems | Examples of Wars Poetry

Wars Poems. Below are examples of poems about wars. This list of poetry about wars is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of wars poetry. This list of works about wars is a great resource for examples of wars poems and show how to write poems about wars. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Wars Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Framing Godless Humble Ideology matthew harris Elegiac Lyric wars, 11th grade, 12th grade,
needed change Gary Taylor Rhyme wars, visionary,
in the books of history C Evans Free verse wars, america, deep,
Three Wishes Dedu Son Quatrain wars, abuse, dream, peace, poverty,
Stop Dedu Son Haibun wars, abuse, anger, angst, war,
A TRIBE CALLED QUEST Kofi Amed Free verse wars, africa, black love, celebration,
Premium Member Poem Head Honcho Jack Ellison Rhyme wars, perspective,
Premium Member Poem Quote Wars The Spoils Jerry T Curtis Rhyme wars, heartbreak, love, romance, romantic,
I'd LOVE an answer from You - Jesus did walk here Anil Deo Didactic wars, allegory, allusion, america, angst,
Premium Member Poem Aspirations Charlieku Carolyn Devonshire Haiku wars, hope, joy, love, peace,

lustful sin
by Ameni letaief
Babe , how does it feel to be mine?
How does it feel to pour on your body red wine 
I ll drink it sip by...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wars, deep, desire, true love,

Leave - Me - Alone
by J.W. Earnings
Frankly bewildered…
I find life so absurd
Your serenity shines on
God, I want to be like your son

Why was I pushed in the margins?
Is it because of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wars, angst, confidence, courage,

2018 Nobel Peace Prize
by Rico Leffanta
In a world where wars never cease
No female is safe from caprice
Our long history shows
Mothers suffer all blows
Mukwege and Murad sought peace...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wars, abuse, bullying, child abuse,

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Resistance On The Iberian Peninsula
by Dennis Spilchuk
Resistance On The Iberian Peninsula

“Liberté, égalité, fraternité (Liberty, Equality, Fraternity),” 
Scream French revolutionists as they guillotine monarchists heads,
Then crown Napoleon Bonaparte Emperor of France,
Who commands...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wars, education, freedom, history, irony,

Sequoia
by Chas Weeden
(Poem included in the Poems of Yosemite chapbook.)

Ineffable – 
Still, I write these lines
           ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wars, nature, time, tree,

Word Say, Word Slay
by Nick Trim
Chinese whispers and the rumours,
do some brains have blisters and tumours,
spreading gossip forever continues,
slaying all logic to rest in tombs.

These lips leak lies like lethal...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wars, slam, social, word play,

When Reason Goes Out The Window
by L. J. Carber
I find it curious that people will debate the nature of God, with one side saying it is irrelevant as He doesn't exist and the...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wars, angst, atheist, god, humanity,

Forgetting Where You Came From, Part II
by David Welch
...“While I march for justice in our neighborhood,
you were out here running ’round in the woods.
While I protested to bring about change,
you sold out to...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wars, brother, change, family, growing

Lost
by Harrison Khando
Let the games begin, may the best swimmer win, so is the tale at inception.
Unlike Michael Phelps, we are no geniuses at backstrokes.
It's a miracle,...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wars, abuse, bullying, child abuse,

The Way I Am
by Nick Trim
A casualty of a personality similarity, apparently,
though it's not apparent to me, 
maybe in a parallel reality with unparalleled insanity.

My motto is true individuality breeds...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wars, change, character, courage, desire,

STRIFE -wandering heart-
by Speare Earth Poetry
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When the battle seem lost, and hope not nearby.
I'd remember my mother's voice saying to me
'Omo mi, you sef like your peers will go to...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wars, anger, betrayal, conflict, smart,

Memories
by richard nnoli
memories
m/make love
e/end wars of all kinds
m/make Africa great again
o/only unity can make us live again
r/remember love 
I/is the only true way to life
e/else you will...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wars, abuse, africa, dedication, freedom,

We have same world together
by richard nnoli
we have same world together
I wish they understand
I wish they know 
I wish our people could 
be human in there eyes
cos they have bestowed
affliction 
and...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wars, abuse, africa, corruption, humanity,

IF ONLY
by Jim Yerman
Wouldn’t this planet be a wonderful place…starting today…if only
We never let another person ever feel lonely.

If no one ever lived in squalor, in famine or...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wars, life, love,

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Songs of War
by Sunlite Wanter
Songs of War

What War Songs Will You Sing?
About the war that was to end them,
“Over There,” “Keep the Home First Burning,”
	“It’s a Long Way to...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wars, history, war,

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Back To The Quote Wars
by Jerry T Curtis
I know in writing about The Quote Wars, no one probably knows or cares what the heck I'm writing about, but that's Ok......for some mysterious...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wars, war,

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Dear Moon
by arthur vaso
Anxiety eats away inside
wars and suffering never subside
there, comfort as I gaze up
flood nor fire steal your tranquility
clouds erotically dress you 
bountiful are the dreams...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wars, adventure, anxiety, art, international,

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Southern Plantations - The Tanka Style
by Dorian Petersen Potter


~ Southern Plantations ~
 (Tanka)



 Magnificent great homes 
 Fill'd of history beauty 
 Majestic jewels 
 Fill with many memories 
 Some so good...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wars, america, beautiful, history, love,

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Changing Systems
by Gerald Dillenbeck
I'm reading this book called
"Systems Thinking for Social Change"
by David Strom.

Although this is not his paradigm of systemic choice,
He talks about WinWin strategizing
for optimal outcomes
Rather...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wars, change, earth, health, peace,

ILU
by myles adelberg
where did the love go?
it always dark out 
even when the sun shines
everyday the  we see
we choose pass over it 
step over it 
jump...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wars, hope,