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Cyril Winterbotham

(1887-1916 / England)

A Christmas Prayer (from the trenches)


Not yet for us may Christmas bring
Good-will to men, and peace;
In our dark sky no angels sing,
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  • Elizabeth Willsher (11/22/2010 4:48:00 PM)

    I found this very moving. I have taken the liberty of researching him a little. It is tragic that this very intelligent young man, who showed such talent, died in action in France. The two poems by him should live on. (Report) Reply

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