Treasure Island

Siegfried Sassoon

(1886 - 1967 / Kent / England)

Poems of Siegfried Sassoon

81. Middle-Ages 3/31/2010
82. Middle-Ages 1/3/2003
83. Miracles 1/3/2003
84. Morning Express 1/3/2003
85. Morning-Glory 1/3/2003
86. Morning-Land 1/3/2003
87. Night on the Convoy 1/3/2003
88. Night-Piece 1/3/2003
89. Nimrod in September 1/3/2003
90. Noah 1/3/2003
91. October 1/3/2003
92. On Passing The New Menin Gate 3/31/2010
93. Parted 1/3/2003
94. Picture-Show 1/3/2003
95. Prelude to an Unwritten Masterpiece 1/3/2003
96. Prelude: The Troops 3/31/2010
97. Reconciliation 1/3/2003
98. Remorse 1/3/2003
99. Repression of War Experience 1/3/2003
100. Sassoon's Public Statement Of Defiance 3/31/2010

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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