War Poems

  poems about war

 

 

 

 
  1. 1915: The Trenches, by Conrad Aiken

  2. 1942, by Katherine Gallagher

  3. After Our War, by John Balaban

  4. After Visiting the Field of Waterloo, by William Wordsworth

  5. Agincourt, by Michael Drayton

  6. Among the Red Guns, by Carl Sandburg

  7. And They Obey, by Carl Sandburg

  8. Anthem For Doomed Youth, by Wilfred Owen

  9. The Antiquary's Armory, by Isaac McLellan

  10. Apologia Pro Poemate Meo, by Wilfred Owen

  11. Ares the Destroyer, by Sophocles

  12. Arnold at Stillwater, by Thomas Dunn English

  13. The Artilleryman's Vision, by Walt Whitman

  14. Ashes of Soldiers, by Walt Whitman

  15. Attack, by Siegfried Sassoon

  16. A Ballad of Footmen, by Amy Lowell

  17. Ball's Bluff, by Herman Melville

  18. The Barracks, by Jules Romains

  19. The Battle Flag at Shenandoah, Joaquin Miller

  20. The Battle of Cuzzola, by Sarah Knowles Bolton

  21. The Battle of Gaines' Hill, by Amanda Theodocia Jones

  22. The Battle of Naseby, by Thomas Babington Macaulay

  23. The Battle of Otterburn, an anonymous poem

  24. A Bomb-Blast Came out of the Dark, by Michael Cope

  25. Buttons, by Carl Sandburg

  26. By the Great Wall, by Li Bai

  27. Cavalry Crossing a Ford, by Walt Whitman

  28. The Centenarian's Story, by Walt Whitman

  29. The Charge of the Light Brigade, by Alfred Tennyson

  30. The Chariots Go Forth to War, by Du Fu

  31. Come Up from the Fields Father, by Walt Whitman

  32. The Defence of Lucknow, by Alfred Tennyson

  33. Dirge for Two Veterans, by Walt Whitman

  34. Dulce et Decorum Est, by Wilfred Owen

  35. The Dying Veteran, by Walt Whitman

  36. Enlistment, by Sean Barnett

  37. Exposure, by Wilfred Owen

  38. The Family Has Been Informed, by Roger Elkin

  39. Fight, by Percy MacKaye

  40. The Flag, by Edith Matilda Thomas

  41. For the Missing in Action, by John Balaban

  42. From the Deck of a Transport, by Margaret Elizabeth Sangster

  43. Guernica, by John Delaney

  44. Incident of the French Camp, by Robert Browning

  45. Iron, by Carl Sandburg

  46. Jaws, by Carl Sandburg

  47. Keenan's Charge, by George Parsons Lathrop

  48. Killers, by Carl Sandburg

  49. kosovan stories, by Ray Heinrich

  50. The Last Redoubt, by Alfred Austin

  51. Lipstick, by Maggie Butt

  52. A March in the Ranks Hard Prest, and the Road Unknown, by Walt Whitman

  53. Mental Cases, by Wilfred Owen

  54. Music in Camp, by John Randolph Thompson

  55. Not to Keep, by Robert Frost

  56. Occupation, by Roger Elkin

  57. Oh, Stay at Home, My Lad, and Plough, by A. E. Housman

  58. Old War-Dreams, by Walt Whitman

  59. One Woman's Voice Against War, by Edith Matilda Thomas

  60. On the Eve of War, by Edith Matilda Thomas

  61. Paratrooper, by Sean Barnett

  62. Patterns, by Amy Lowell

  63. Paul Revere's Ride, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  64. Prayer After World War, by Carl Sandburg

  65. The Price of War, by Aeschylus

  66. Ready to Kill, by Carl Sandburg

  67. reconnaissance, by Ray Heinrich

  68. Reconciliation, by Walt Whitman

  69. The Reed-Nets of Suweira, by Michael Cope

  70. The Return, 1918, by Carolyn Crosby Wilson

  71. A Returned Regiment, by Eliza Allen Starr

  72. The Revenge: A Ballad of the Fleet, by Alfred Tennyson

  73. Rosny, by Robert Browning

  74. The Runners of Shih Hao, by Du Fu

  75. The Send-off, by Wilfred Owen

  76. The Sentry, by Wilfred Owen

  77. Sergeant Death, by Thomas William Hodgson Crosland

  78. A Sight in Camp in the Daybreak Gray and Dim, by Walt Whitman

  79. Sleep, by Arthur Rimbaud

  80. Soldiers, by Maxwell Bodenheim

  81. The Soldier's Funeral, by Anne S. Bushby

  82. The Soldier's Mother, by Amanda Theodocia Jones

  83. A Soldier's Thoughts: Before Breakfast, by Sean Barnett

  84. Songbooks of the War, by Siegfried Sassoon

  85. The Song of the Camp, by Bayard Taylor

  86. A Song of War, by Antarah ibn Shaddad

  87. Spring Offensive, a poem by Wilfred Owen

  88. Suicide in the Trenches, by Siegfried Sassoon

  89. Survivors, by Siegfried Sassoon

  90. That's War, by Kavita Jindal

  91. To Lucasta, Going to the Wars, by Richard Lovelace

  92. Vacant Chairs, by Mary T. Lathrap

  93. Very Unhealthy, by Sean Barnett

  94. The Veteran, by Paul Laurence Dunbar

  95. Vigil Strange I Kept on the Field One Night, by Walt Whitman

  96. The Volunteer, by Elbridge Jefferson Cutler

  97. War, by Arthur Guiterman

  98. War, by George Sterling

  99. War!, by S. Moore

  100. War, by Stephen Crane

  101. War, by Witter Bynner

  102. The War Fiend's Mission, by Anne S. Bushby

  103. War Hero, by Sean Barnett

  104. War is Kind, by Stephen Crane

  105. Wars, by Carl Sandburg

  106. A War Wedding, by Mary Carolyn Davies

  107. What They Are Watching, by David Ray

  108. When War Came, by Margaret Elizabeth Sangster

  109. The Wound-Dresser, by Walt Whitman

  110. Xerxes at the Hellespont, by Richard Chenevix Trench


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