A. P. Herbert

(1890-1971 / Ashtead, Surrey)

France


'Gone?' France? As well put out the stars,
Or take the ruddy heart from Mars!
And Frenchmen, fighting now for Rome,
Cry 'Gone, maybe. But going home.'
May 28, 1944.

Submitted: Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, January 29, 2014
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