Classic and Modern War Poems

Classic War

Horrors of War

The Concord Hymn by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Gunga Din by Rudyard Kipling

THE CHARGE OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE AT BALAKLAVA by Alfred Lord Tennyson

Fast rode the knight by Stephen Crane

The Soldier by Rupert Brooke

The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The Soldier by Rupert Brooke

 

The Second Coming by W. B. Yeats

Exposure by Wilfred Owen

The Send-off by Wilfred Owen

WIRERS by Siegfried Sassoon

COUNTER-ATTACK by Siegfried Sassoon

Anthem for Doomed Youth by Wilfred Owen

HOW TO DIE by Siegfried Sassoon

Mental Cases by Wilfred Owen

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

The Rear-Guard by Siegfried Sassoon

Dulce Et Decorum Est–Wilfred Owen

Dreamers by Siegfried Sassoon

 

Loss from War

Memorial

The Fathers by Siegfried Sassoon

The Hero by Siegfried Sassoon

HUSH’D BE THE CAMPS TO-DAY by Walt Whitman

Success by Emily Dickinson

A REBEL by John Gould Fletcher

The Soldier’s Wife by Robert Southey

 

Memorial Day by Joyce Kilmer

In Flanders Fields by John McCrae

Love’s Lantern by Joyce Kilmer

Wild with all Regrets by Wilfred Owen

O Captain My Captain by Walt Whitman

 

Contemporary War

On the border line by Inas Essa