Siegfried Sassoon
Kent / England
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Alone

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I’ve listened: and all the sounds I heard
Were music,—wind, and stream, and bird.
With youth who sang from hill to hill
I’ve listened: my heart is hungry still.

I’ve looked: the morning world was green;
Bright roofs and towers of town I’ve seen;
And stars, wheeling through wingless night.
I’ve looked: and my soul yet longs for light.
I’ve thought: but in my sense survives
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glizzy gobler 16 October 2020
bro this poem hits hard
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Satvik Kumar 20 July 2020
Wow nice poem
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Castellenas John 12 April 2019
Amazing words shared by Siegfried. Thank you.
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Walterrean Salley 23 November 2016
(Alone by Siegfried Sassoon.) **Can there anything satisfy the longing of the human heart?
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Chrissie Scriven 29 September 2009
Wow, this has to be one of the best poems i have come across so far. Well done, you should be proud x
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