Treasure Island

Siegfried Sassoon

(1886 - 1967 / Kent / England)

Poems of Siegfried Sassoon

161. Villon 1/3/2003
162. Vision 1/3/2003
163. What the Captain Said at the Point-to-Point 1/3/2003
164. When I’m among a Blaze of Lights 1/3/2003
165. Wind in the Beechwood 1/3/2003
166. Wirers 1/3/2003
167. Wisdom 1/3/2003
168. Wonderment 1/3/2003
169. Wraiths 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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