War poetry
Poems written about and during wars.
A field of poppies

War of the Spanish Succession

Crimean War poetry

American Civil War poetry


Individual poems

World War One poetry


Collections containing war poetry

Individual poems

Poetry not contained in any of the above collections

By participants

Owen, Wilfrid:

Winterbotham, Cyril:

By non-participants

Coates, Florence Earle:

Howard, Robert Ervin:

Kipling, Rudyard:

Mastin, Florence Ripley:

Newbolt, Henry:

Orwell, George:

Phelps, Arthur L.:

  • "Old War" in A Treasury of War Poetry (2nd Series)


Other war poetry


Individual poems

Cameron, George Frederick:

  • Leo, the Royal Cadet (1889)

Coates, Florence Earle:

America ("Thy children are inspired by thee")
To the Returning Brave (as "Welcome" in Mine and Thine)
Memorial Ode

Landon, Letitia Elizabeth

Newbolt, Henry:

Woods, William Hervey:

War poets

List not exhaustive

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