Top 100 Poems About: WAR


In this page, poems on / about “war” are listed.
  • 1.
    A War Song To Englishmen

    Prepare, prepare the iron helm of war,
    Bring forth the lots, cast in the spacious orb;
    Th' Angel of Fate turns them with mighty hands,
    And casts them out upon the darken'd earth! read more »

    William Blake
  • 2.
    The Next War

    War's a joke for me and you,
    Wile we know such dreams are true.
    - Siegfried Sassoon read more »

    Wilfred Owen
  • 3.
    Sekhmet, The Lion-Headed Goddess Of War

    He was the sort of man
    who wouldn't hurt a fly.
    Many flies are now alive
    while he is not. read more »

    Margaret Atwood
  • 4.
    From A German War Primer

    AMONGST THE HIGHLY PLACED
    It is considered low to talk about food.
    The fact is: they have
    Already eaten. read more »

    Bertolt Brecht
  • 5.
    A Prayer In Time Of War

    The war will change many things in art and life, and among them, it is to be hoped, many of our own ideas as to what is, and what is not, "intellectual."

    Thou, whose deep ways are in the sea,
    Whose footsteps are not known, read more »

    Alfred Noyes
  • 6.
    In California During The Gulf War

    Among the blight-killed eucalypts, among
    trees and bushes rusted by Christmas frosts,
    the yards and hillsides exhausted by five years of drought, read more »

    Denise Levertov
  • 7.
    War Is Never Over

    War is never over
    Thought the treaties may be signed
    The memories of the battles
    Are forever in our minds read more »

    Cecil L. Harrison
  • 8.
    Lessons Of The War

    To Alan Michell

    Vixi duellis nuper idoneus
    Et militavi non sine gloria
    read more »

    Henry Reed
  • 9.
    War Some More

    War. And war some more.
    War. And war some more.
    No one knows,
    What it's for, read more »

    Sandra Osborne
  • 10.
    A Meditation In Time Of War

    FOR one throb of the artery,
    While on that old grey stone I Sat
    Under the old wind-broken tree, read more »

    William Butler Yeats
  • 11.
    Love And War

    Lovers all are soldiers, and Cupid has his campaigns:
    I tell you, Atticus, lovers all are soldiers.
    Youth is fit for war, and also fit for Venus.
    Imagine an aged soldier, an elderly lover! read more »

    Ovid
  • 12.
    Two Poems From The War

    Oh, not the loss of the accomplished thing!
    Not dumb farewells, nor long relinquishment
    Of beauty had, and golden summer spent,
    And savage glory of the fluttering read more »

    Archibald MacLeish
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