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.
    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
  • 3.
    The Next War

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

    Wilfred Owen
  • 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.
    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
  • 6.
    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
  • 7.
    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
  • 8.
    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
  • 9.
    Lessons Of The War

    To Alan Michell

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

    Henry Reed
  • 10.
    War Some More

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

    Sandra Osborne
  • 11.
    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
  • 12.
    Nefarious War

    Last year we fought by the head-stream of the Sang-kan,
    This year we are fighting on the Tsung-ho road.
    We have washed our armor in the waves of the Chiao-chi lake,
    We have pastured our horses on Tien-shan's snowy slopes. read more »

    Li Po
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