Jessie Pope

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

Jessie Pope Poems

1. No! 5/5/2011
2. The Call 8/31/2010
3. “Bobs” 5/5/2011
4. The Blackest Lie 5/5/2011
5. Play The Game 5/5/2011
6. Marching To Germany 5/5/2011
7. Comrades in Arms-Lets 5/5/2011
8. Socks 8/31/2010
9. Who's for the Game? 8/31/2010
10. Lights Out 5/5/2011
11. A Humble Appeal 5/5/2011
12. The Knitting Song 8/31/2010
13. A Sing-Song 5/5/2011
14. Little and Good 5/5/2011
15. Another Pair of Sleeves 5/5/2011
16. An Overlord 5/5/2011
17. Captain Von Muller 5/5/2011
18. Silent Camp 5/5/2011
19. The K A Boys 5/5/2011
20. A Cossack Charge 5/5/2011

Socks

Shining pins that dart and click
In the fireside’s sheltered peace
Check the thoughts the cluster thick -

20 plain and then decrease.


He was brave – well, so was I –
Keen and merry, but his lip

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