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WH Auden


O What Is That Sound


O what is that sound which so thrills the ear
Down in the valley drumming, drumming?
Only the scarlet soldiers, dear,
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  • Erica Heisler (9/2/2006 3:01:00 PM)

    I remember this poem from middle school and didn't know the author. I wanted my son to read it, so I did an online search and found this great site. There's something really unforgettable about 'And their eyes are burning.' Disturbing- just the kind of thing he likes! Thank you for making it so easy to find. (Report) Reply

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