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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 Ian A. Olson
At length grandfather walked the Ypres road / From Poperinghe, to where the army laid / (At Hagle Dump) the remnants of his son: / A...
by Violet Jacob
I canna’ see ye, lad, I canna’ see ye, / For a’ yon glory that’s aboot yer heid, / Yon...
by J. B. Salmond
On the Forfar ‘bus in a morn of spring, / A nipping wind and the frost’s sharp sting; / And I can’t tell why,...
by J. B. Salmond
Me, an’ Jean, an’ the bairn; / The wee lad spierin’ an’ starin’; / Daunderin’ quiet an’ douce-like doun / The Menin road into Ypres toun. / ‘Did...
by J. B. Salmond
Ay, gie’s ma rum. I’m needin’t sair, by God! / We’ve juist been bringin’ Wullie doun the line –...
by Andrew Dodds
Killochyett! … Killochyett! … / The dusk is drappin’ doon; / The waefu’ wind is whimp’rin’ in the trees; / The lichts begin tae blink aboot...
by Aiko Greig
Who can gauge our range or pace? Every woman, / a signal tower, an illusion, a ship bearing dead ahead.
by E. Alan Mackintosh
In the cold of the morning, / In the burning of the day, / The thin lines stumbled forward, /...
by J. B. Salmond
No great triumphal march / For lads like you; / No pasteboard victory arch, / No grand review. / In...
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