poet Stanley Cooper

Stanley Cooper

“the War To End All Wars”

“The war to end all wars” they said
And were naively believed
By those who now are honorably dead
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  • Autumn Opie (10/31/2018 7:57:00 PM)

    Why does it say by Stanley Cooper if Edgar Allen Poe wrote it YEARS ago?

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    Jackson McLean(9/28/2020 1:42:00 PM)

    Edgar Allen poe died 60 years before ww1 (The war to end all wars is a nickname for ww1) , so I ask how could he have written the poem before the war even began?

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  • Rajnish MangaRajnish Manga (11/1/2016 3:30:00 AM)

    “The war to end all wars” they said
    The poem is my favourite now. The poet has put across the travesty of claims made by the countries at war with one another. This can serve as a case against war. Thanks, Dear Poet.
    And were naively believed
    By those who now are honorably dead

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  • Paul WarrenPaul Warren (7/11/2015 1:05:00 AM)

    I agree with your thoughts. WW1 cost Australia 60,000 dead out of 400,000 enlisted.

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  • Guy Lip-more (6/20/2014 11:45:00 AM)

    Brilliant poem, well said.

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  • Rubab Atwal (1/8/2014 4:58:00 AM)

    the peaceful road to better days-a very beautiful poem...

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  • Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (2/13/2012 11:04:00 PM)

    The peaceful road to better days

    Sir, you are right and appreciated and respected.

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  • G. Murdock (11/2/2009 4:52:00 PM)

    Great stuff Stan, so true, we perpetuate war through its fanfare and celebration, to the flag waving, the grave marking, pomp and festoonery, the ones who never fight start wars and then hide in plain sight.

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