THE  AMAZING FANTASY POEMS & FLASH FICTION OF JON GUTMACHER

Category Archives: Poetry about battles, war, or heros

Home »  Poetry about battles, war, or heros

A British Soldier in Zululand – fantasy poem

Blended in the styles of Ruyard Kipling, and Lord Tennyson comes this incredible modern fantasy poem about a British Colonial Soldier in the late 1800’s, and his experience in the Zulu Wars. I consider it one of my best fantasy poems.

The Warrior and the River -fantasy poem

The story of a battle wearied warrior resting by a placid river who dreams of a time of peace, only to be brought back to the reality of war too soon. A beautiful, contemplative fantasy poem.

Dragon Killer – fantasy poem

This fantasy poem tells the story of a knight who tries to steal a powerful book of magic guarded by a dragon. Unfortunately, the spells that guard the book are more powerful than his.

The Viking Princess – fantasy poem

No ordinary princess here, this is a fantasy poem of a Viking princess battle ready, and battle hardened. A “shield maiden” as often called, and just itching for battle.

Chivalry is Never Dead – fantasy poem

“Chivalry is never dead!
hand on hilt to varlet said
“Chivalry will never die
but certainly you will!”
A fantasy poem of a knight without a sense of humor.

The Warrior of Stamford Bridge — fantasy poem

A fantasy poem describing the battle at Stamford Bridge in 1066 when a single Viking warrior held off the entire English army for over an hour to cover the escape of a retreating Viking force.

Battle of the Coastal Raiders – fantasy poem

A surprise Viking raid is turned into a complete rout and Viking defeat when the king of the land sets a desperate trap. It is a fantasy poem of courage, battle, and survival.

The Battlefield Nurse – fantasy poem

A deeply moving fantasy poem about the amazing women in the nursing profession who served on the front lines risking their own lives in service of mankind and their country.

Das Valkyrie — fantasy poem

A fantasy poem written of the Norse Valkyrie who flew thru the sky seeking dead heroes to fight beside the Gods in Valhalla.

An American Hero – dedication poem

A somber poem to honor Chris Kyle, an American Hero, who served four tours in Iraq, and to all other fallen American Heroes, who gave their all in service of their Nation.

Dwarf King – fantasy poem

Sparing the life of a lone dwarf, a knight is repaid a hundred times over when the dwarf, a king of his kind, saves the knight and his queen years later. A terrific story and fantasy poem.

The Good King and Faithful Knight – fantasy poem

A brave, but older knight falls on hard times, and is accidentally seen by the king, who, shocked at his condition, gives him the life he deserves. A personal favorite fantasy poem.