Tag: war

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by Wilfred Owen
My friend, you would not tell with such high zest / To children ardent for some desperate glory, / The...
by Ruthven Todd
Now over the map that took ten million years / Of rain and sun to crust like boiler-slag, / The lines of fighting men...
by Aiko Greig
Who can gauge our range or pace? Every woman, / a signal tower, an illusion, a ship bearing dead ahead.
by JL Williams
She walks on the charred ground, wings of smoke / from the bones of her home rising. / / ‘Here was, there used to be,...
by Gerda Stevenson
Summer grass is shoulder high once more, / higher than my sons will ever be.
by Roderick Watson Kerr
Have you seen men come from the Line, / Tottering, doddering, as if bad wine / Had drugged their very souls; / Their...
by E. Alan Mackintosh
Take your risk of life and death / Underneath the open sky. / Live clean or go out quick - / Lads, you're wanted. Come and...
by E. Alan Mackintosh
Anyway, shooting is over bold, / Oh, damn you, get back to your trench, you blighter, / I really can't shoot a man with...
by William Soutar
No man outlives the grief of war / Though he outlive its wreck: / Upon the memory a scar / Through all his years will ache. / / Hopes...
by Alice Oswald
The first to die was PROTESILAUS / A focused man who hurried to darkness / With forty black ships leaving...
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