Keith Douglas

Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Keith Douglas
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
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Vergissmeinnicht

Rating: 4.0
Three weeks gone and the combatants gone
returning over the nightmare ground
we found the place again, and found
the soldier sprawling in the sun.

The frowning barrel of his gun
overshadowing. As we came on
that day, he hit my tank with one
like the entry of a demon.
Look. Here in the gunpit spoil
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John powers 02 March 2021
He's buried behind Normandy
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????? 14 December 2020
i think this poem raise a lot of questions inside the reader, it let the reader in confusion and curiosity. According to my simple knowledge about this poem, i see that we can relate to it's theme 'war" . it evokes contradictory feelings inside everyone experience the lost and depression due to war.
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Alison Taylor 04 April 2020
Please stop the computer-simulated audio reading of poetry. It’s bad enough for captions but poetry? Really, it couldn’t be a worse idea.
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Mahtab Bangalee 25 February 2020
For here the lover and killer are mingled who had one body and one heart. And death who had the soldier singled has done the lover mortal hurt. /// it's thought provoking stanza; here on this earth the Lover and the Killer are mingled partner in stealing the beautification of life! ! ! !
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Chinedu Dike 21 August 2019
Nicely expressed thoughts and feelings. An insightful creation. Thanks for sharing and do remain enriched.
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Jack Jenkins 11 June 2019
the exam who needs revision
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stoners tonight anyone? #Ilovesyokes
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Nutter 28 April 2019
English Is Gae Why does lit exist
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hugo lessing 12 February 2019
i is the biggest nitty in all of the lands
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hugo lessing 12 February 2019
man said im the biggest nitty ever braaaattttt braaatttttt
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