A. P. Herbert

(1890-1971 / Ashtead, Surrey)

France - Poem by A. P. Herbert

'Gone?' France? As well put out the stars,
Or take the ruddy heart from Mars!
And Frenchmen, fighting now for Rome,
Cry 'Gone, maybe. But going home.'
May 28, 1944.

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Poem Edited: Wednesday, January 29, 2014

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