Henry Reed (22 February 1914 - 8 December 1986 / Birmingham)
Poems of Henry Reed
|1.||A Map of Verona||1/3/2003|
|4.||Lessons of the War||1/3/2003|
|6.||Movement of Bodies||1/3/2003|
|7.||Naming of Parts||1/7/2004|
|9.||Returning of Issue||1/3/2003|
|11.||The Auction Sale||1/3/2003|
|12.||The Door and the Window||1/3/2003|
Movement of Bodies
Those of you that have got through the rest, I am going to rapidly
Devote a little time to showing you, those that can master it,
A few ideas about tactics, which must not be confused
With what we call strategy. Tactics is merely
The mechanical movement of bodies, and that is what we mean by it.
Or perhaps I should say: by them.
Strategy, to be quite frank, you will have no hand in.
It is done by those up above, and it merely refers to,