Get Your Premium Membership

World War Ii Poems | Examples of World War Ii Poetry

World War Ii Poems. Below are examples of poems about world war ii. This list of world war ii poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of world war ii poetry. This list of works about world war ii is an excellent resource for examples on how to write world war ii poems.

See Also:

The poem(s) are below...



List of World War Ii Poems

Note: The forms for these poems were selected by the poet. Often poems are assigned the wrong form. Please confirm the accuracy of the poetic form before referencing the poem.

PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
The Greatest Generation M.P. Shaudd Lyric world war ii, appreciation, family, grandparents, life,
Premium Member Poem Memories After World War II Victor Buhagiar Couplet happiness, world war ii,
Ash and Blood David Cardamone Chant Royal humanity, world war ii,
Premium Member Poem Grandads leather belt Tom Cunningham Sonnet world war ii, beach, death, grandfather, world
The Holocaust W.A. CHOLT Free verse holocaust, world war ii,
Swing Heil Keys Giri Ballad world war ii, courage, music, world war
Premium Member Poem IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY : XLII and XLIII T Wignesan Dramatic Monologue world war ii, america, anti bullying, environment,
Premium Member Poem Stranger Than Fiction PART 4 Tom Cunningham Free verse world war ii, death, religious, world war
Premium Member Poem Stranger Than Fiction PART 3 Tom Cunningham Free verse world war ii, death, religious, world war
Premium Member Poem Stranger Than Fiction PART 2 Tom Cunningham Free verse world war ii, death, religious, world war

Premium Member
Stranger Than Fiction PART 1
by Tom Cunningham
My name is Tom Cunningham, I’m retired now but thirty six years ago I had a very strange experience that I have never mentioned to...

Read More
Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: world war ii, religious, scary, world war

The Two Major Opposite Things in Life
by Anna de Leon
 War
Repulsive, Gruesome
Screaming, Crying, Fighting
Something that haunts your dreams; The one thing that makes you smile
Laughing, Smiling, Sharing
Beautiful, Phenomenal 
Peace 
...

Read More
Diamante | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: world war ii, horror, i love you,

Berlin is where it ends
by T.I.R.O. JY
Berlin was the last time we saw each other's eyes
Berlin was different then

Berlin was the last time I saw her beautiful smile
Berlin was once my...

Read More
Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: world war ii, absence, city, for her,

Premium Member
Juneteenth
by Eve Roper


June 6, 1944, known as D-Day, allied troops landed on the beaches, an
unpleasant day that started in the early morning hours in
Normandy, France, and turned...

Read More
Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: world war ii, courage, death, history, world

Somewhere
by Reginald Telemacque
Though the sun shines in the sky 
It gives no heat 
The thunder is heard from a distance 
And whenever there's silence it's deafening

The streets...

Read More
ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: world war ii, conflict, courage, destiny, tribute,

Dead Men Tale
by Omotosho Seth
We're hit, we're hit!! serge!
The thing goes skrrrahh pap pap ka-ka-ka
Skibiki-pap-pap and a pu-pu-pudrrrr-boom
Skya, du-du-ku-ku-dun-dun
Poom, poom

The whole platoon has been cut off
The entire platoon has...

Read More
Epitaph | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anger, world war ii,

CASABLANCA
by Jack Peachum
CASABLANCA

Rick had said, “We’ll always have Paris.”
But would they?
What happened to Rick and Ilsa after the movie?
“One flight up—I live above a saloon, that’s true.”
Bergman...

Read More
Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: world war ii, character, culture, film, history,

Shellshock
by Lycia Harding

Duress and death and flies persist
but I can't rest, or I won't rise

While on I press, bullseye's of mist
that graze beside me now and then,
emblaze...

Read More
Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: world war ii, death, hero, lost, violence,

Premium Member
Oscar-ku 30 -The Bridge On The River Kwai
by Mark Toney
harsh Colonel Saito
bridge is built... bridge is blown up-
war's utter madness






Copyright © 2018 by Mark Toney. All rights reserved.
Published 2018 in "Hollywood Haiku" via wattpad.com...

Read More
Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: world war ii, conflict, courage, film, patriotic,

Premium Member
Oscar-ku 26 -From Here To Eternity
by Mark Toney
torrid beach love scene
Frank Sinatra's Maggio-
Pearl Harbor attack






Copyright © 2018 by Mark Toney. All rights reserved.
Published 2018 in "Hollywood Haiku" via wattpad.com...

Read More
Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: world war ii, beach, conflict, courage, film,

This little strangeness
by T.I.R.O. JY
Been here for four years now 
Battle hardened, battle worn, battle foul
Killed so many strangers classed as enemies as they fell

The fight is finally over
1945...

Read More
Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: world war ii, cry, fear, happy, soldier,

Premium Member
The Reason to Remember
by Sandra Weiss
Thinking of all that Memorial Day brings,
our flag, our country, who we are,  "let freedom ring".

Many veterans are remembered, this day,
they march through our...

Read More
Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: world war ii, america, appreciation, blessing, freedom,

Premium Member
Oscar-ku 19 -The Best Years of Our Lives
by Mark Toney
soldiers return home
youthful innocence and health-
sacrificed to war






Copyright © 2018 by Mark Toney. All rights reserved. 
First published 2018 in Hollywood Haiku via wattpad.com...

Read More
Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: world war ii, conflict, depression, film, home,

Premium Member
Oscar-ku 16 -Casablanca
by Mark Toney
anti-Nazi theme
Rick’s Café Américain-
play it again Sam ;)






Copyright © 2018 by Mark Toney. All rights reserved. 
First published 2018 in Hollywood Haiku via wattpad.com...

Read More
Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: world war ii, africa, conflict, film, love,

Premium Member
Oscar-ku 15 -Mrs Miniver
by Mark Toney
world war II drama
courageous English woman-
helped Allied effort






Copyright © 2018 by Mark Toney. All rights reserved. 
First published 2018 in Hollywood Haiku via wattpad.com...

Read More
Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: world war ii, conflict, courage, england, family,

Premium Member
Meeting and Greeting in Airports, Coach and Railway Stations
by Michael Sender
On arrival we kiss.
On departure we weep.
Lives so different merge.
Lives so similar diverge....

Read More
Romanticism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: world war ii, farewell, kiss, romantic love,

A German Name
by Paul Warren
My maternal grandfather’s name was Gleissert 
A German name from the town of Posen in Prussia
They had come to South Australia 
For religious freedom in...

Read More
Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: world war ii, angst, anxiety, world war

Distinction Leaves Its Mark
by Reason A. Poteet
Sewing machine, long idle, gathered dust;
it's now a desk which seems a breach of trust.
Clothes made at home had always been a must.  
Married...

Read More
Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: world war ii, family, farm, world war

Little Toy Soldiers
by roger turner
Little Toy Soldiers going off to war
None will ever live to  see age twenty four
None of them even  know what they're fighting for
Little...

Read More
Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: world war ii, boy, goodbye, peace, soldier,

The Missing
by Steve Zak
Memories shift through generations; pictures yellow, fray across the currents of time, worn and torn. Hushed stories talk about a life taken away too early,...

Read More
Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: world war ii, memorial day, world war