Siegfried Sassoon

(1886 - 1967 / Kent / England)

A Subaltern - Poem by Siegfried Sassoon

He turned to me with his kind, sleepy gaze
And fresh face slowly brightening to the grin
That sets my memory back to summer days,
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Comments about A Subaltern by Siegfried Sassoon

  • Michael Harmon (6/26/2009 1:19:00 PM)

    Sassoon was one of the masters of taking an archetypal moment from the battlefield, blending it with a well-crafted sonnet, and coming up with a creative compound. (Report) Reply

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  • john tiong chunghoo john tiong chunghoo (7/2/2006 7:25:00 AM)

    yes, a thought to lighten war years. (Report) Reply








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