War Poems

Almost as long as there has been life, war has been a part of it. Mankind continues to wage war even though the consequences often breed nothing but misery. However, when a person is called to defend his or her country, or protect other defenseless people, it is his duty to fight. There is no question that there is evil in the world and we must not rest on our laurels and say it is none of our business. We cannot stand by and watch while others are being persecuted. It is the duty of mankind to uphold justice.

Poetry about War

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Poem On The Horrors Of War, This Is Reality
By Katie Bovington
Like a car,
ran out of fuel.
All around you,
Harsh as hell.
A family,
of soldiers,
walking shoulder to shoulder.
The world,
you are carrying,
just ..........
Votes: 12,  Rating: 4.58
Poem From Sister For Her Brother, For A Soldier
By Alisha
When you wake up in the morning or stay up on nights end
know that your sister is here till the very end
When you gather your equipment and grasp your gun
Know that you're loved, brother, ..........
Votes: 135,  Rating: 4.57 , 11 Stories
Words Not Spoken
By Beatrice Boyle
Although he could not say with words
The love he felt inside
He treasured every moment
And his heart would fill with pride
He never said I love you
But he came to every game
Even in ..........
Votes: 336,  Rating: 4.54 , 7 Stories
A Soldier's Daughter
By Alisha Mcaleese
When I first came into this world
You could not be there.
But mommy promised every night
That you would always care.

Each day I grow a little more
And I'm beginning to look like ..........
Votes: 54,  Rating: 4.54 , 4 Stories
Soldier Daddy
By Gina M. Makowsky
To you I may be very small
Or think I don't know much at all
I've learned to grow up rather fast
With so much future and not much past

I'm just two years old but often sad
I want ..........
Votes: 152,  Rating: 4.51 , 5 Stories
Come Home To Me
By Mary Hodges
My darling Katie, words cannot say
How proud I am of you today
You're beautiful, courageous, good and strong
Taking up the cause to right the wrongs
The world has caused for far too long ..........
Votes: 71,  Rating: 4.51
A Gunner's Lament
By Alexander Brush
I was charged with their safety
My one and only task
To protect that convoy
From that fatal blast

Only I could have stopped it
Could of saved their lives
It was up to me to ..........
Votes: 44,  Rating: 4.48
My Brother At War
By Virginia Thom
I am so very proud
Of how he turned out to be
He is out there standing his ground
Fighting for our country
I could not ask for a better man
To be in my family
I am glad God had this ..........
Votes: 25,  Rating: 4.48
Brother Leaves For Army, My Brother
By Amanda L. Thurnherr
You've been there for me
Through it all
You're always there to catch me
When I start to take a fall.

If I do something bad
You'll take the blame
And for all of that
I am ..........
Votes: 265,  Rating: 4.46 , 6 Stories
My Son
By Theresa Kackley
He stands tall
He stands proud
In a foreign country
Among a foreign crowd

He leaves his family
He leaves his home
To fight for our rights
A new land he'll roam

He ..........
Votes: 89,  Rating: 4.45 , 4 Stories
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