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Siegfried Sassoon

(1886 - 1967 / Kent / England)

Poems of Siegfried Sassoon

21. Atrocities 3/31/2010
22. Attack 1/3/2003
23. Autumn 1/3/2003
24. Banishment 1/3/2003
25. Base Details 1/3/2003
26. Battalion-Relief 1/3/2003
27. Because We Are Going 3/31/2010
28. Before Day 3/31/2010
29. Before Day 1/3/2003
30. Before the Battle 1/3/2003
31. Blighters 1/3/2003
32. Blind 1/3/2003
33. Bombardment 1/3/2003
34. Break of Day 1/3/2003
35. Butterflies 1/3/2003
36. Christ And The Soldier 11/25/2014
37. Companions 1/3/2003
38. Concert Party 1/3/2003
39. Conscripts 1/3/2003
40. Counter-Attack 1/3/2003

Christ And The Soldier

I

The straggled soldier halted — stared at Him — Then clumsily dumped down upon his knees, Gasping

'O blessed crucifix, I'm beat !'

And Christ, still sentried by the seraphim, Near the front-line, between two splintered trees, Spoke him:

'My son, behold these hands and feet.'

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