Siegfried Sassoon

(1886 - 1967 / Kent / England)

Poems of Siegfried Sassoon

141. The Tombstone-Maker 1/3/2003
142. The Triumph 3/31/2010
143. The Troops 1/3/2003
144. The Working Party 1/3/2003
145. Their Frailty 1/3/2003
146. 'They' 1/3/2003
147. Thrushes 1/3/2003
148. To a Childless Woman 1/3/2003
149. To a Very Wise Man 1/3/2003
150. To Any Dead Officer 1/3/2003
151. To His Dead Body 1/3/2003
152. To Leonide Massine in ‘Cleopatra’ 1/3/2003
153. To My Brother 1/3/2003
154. To Victory 1/3/2003
155. Today 1/3/2003
156. Together 1/3/2003
157. Tree and Sky 1/3/2003
158. Trench Duty 1/3/2003
159. Twelve Months After 1/3/2003
160. Two Hundred Years After 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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