Treasure Island

Siegfried Sassoon

(1886 - 1967 / Kent / England)

Poems of Siegfried Sassoon

21. At The Cenotaph 3/31/2010
22. Atrocities 3/31/2010
23. Attack 1/3/2003
24. Autumn 1/3/2003
25. Banishment 1/3/2003
26. Base Details 1/3/2003
27. Battalion-Relief 1/3/2003
28. Battalion-Relief 3/31/2010
29. Because We Are Going 3/31/2010
30. Before Day 3/31/2010
31. Before Day 1/3/2003
32. Before the Battle 1/3/2003
33. Blighters 1/3/2003
34. Blind 1/3/2003
35. Bombardment 1/3/2003
36. Break of Day 1/3/2003
37. Butterflies 1/3/2003
38. Companions 1/3/2003
39. Concert Party 1/3/2003
40. Conscripts 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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