Siegfried Sassoon

(1886 - 1967 / Kent / England)

To My Brother - Poem by Siegfried Sassoon

Give me your hand, my brother, search my face;
Look in these eyes lest I should think of shame;
For we have made an end of all things base.
We are returning by the road we came.

Your lot is with the ghosts of soldiers dead,
And I am in the field where men must fight.
But in the gloom I see your laurell’d head
And through your victory I shall win the light.


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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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