Siegfried Sassoon

(1886 - 1967 / Kent / England)

Siegfried Sassoon Poems

161. A Wanderer 1/3/2003
162. A Subaltern 1/3/2003
163. A Poplar and the Moon 1/3/2003
164. A Mystic As Soldier 1/3/2003
165. A Letter Home 1/3/2003
166. A Child's Prayer 1/3/2003
167. “The rank stench of those bodies haunts me still” 3/31/2010

The Hawthorn Tree

Not much to me is yonder lane
Where I go every day;
But when there’s been a shower of rain
And hedge-birds whistle gay,
I know my lad that’s out in France
With fearsome things to see
Would give his eyes for just one glance
At our white hawthorn tree.

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