Jessie Pope

(18 March 1868 - 14 December 1941 / Leicestershire, England)

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  • Fabrizio Frosini Fabrizio Frosini (12/1/2015 5:29:00 AM)

    something went lost in the presentation. Here is the full (opening) text:

    Jessie Pope (18 March 1868 – 14 December 1941) was an English poet, writer and journalist, who remains best known for her patriotic motivational poems published during World War I.

    Wilfred Owen directed his 1917 poem' Dulce et Decorum Est' at Pope, whose literary reputation has faded into relative obscurity as those of war poets such as Owen and Siegfried Sassoon have grown.

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  • Joseph El-khouri (4/22/2013 11:29:00 AM)

    Woah, bro. Do you even grammar?

  • Will Hammond (12/6/2012 8:06:00 AM)

    she is a good poet because she uses rhetorical questions and direct address which is a keen thing to do because it will grab there attenion (Who's For The Game?)

The Nut’s Birthday

When Gilbert’s birthday came last spring,
Oh! How our brains were racked
To try to find a single thing
Our languid dear one lacked;
For, since he nestled at his ease
Upon the lap of Plenty,
Stock birthday presents failed to please
The Nut of two and twenty.
And so we bought to suit his taste –

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