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Siegfried Sassoon

(1886 - 1967 / Kent / England)

Poems of Siegfried Sassoon

1. “The rank stench of those bodies haunts me still” 3/31/2010
2. A Child's Prayer 3/31/2010
3. A Child's Prayer 1/3/2003
4. A Letter Home 1/3/2003
5. A Mystic As Soldier 1/3/2003
6. A Poplar and the Moon 1/3/2003
7. A Subaltern 1/3/2003
8. A Wanderer 1/3/2003
9. A Whispered Tale 1/3/2003
10. A Working Party 1/1/2004
11. Absolution 1/3/2003
12. Aftermath 1/3/2003
13. Alone 1/3/2003
14. An Old French Poet 1/3/2003
15. Ancestors 1/3/2003
16. Ancient History 1/3/2003
17. Arcady Unheeding 1/3/2003
18. Arms and the Man 1/3/2003
19. At Carnoy 1/3/2003
20. At Daybreak 1/3/2003

Bombardment

Four days the earth was rent and torn
By bursting steel,
The houses fell about us;
Three nights we dared not sleep,
Sweating, and listening for the imminent crash
Which meant our death.

The fourth night every man,
Nerve-tortured, racked to exhaustion,

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