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A War Song To Englishmen - Poem by William Blake
Prepare, prepare the iron helm of war,
Bring forth the lots, cast in the spacious orb;
Th' Angel of Fate turns them with mighty hands,
And casts them out upon the darken'd earth!
Prepare your hearts for Death's cold hand! prepare
Your souls for flight, your bodies for the earth;
Prepare your arms for glorious victory;
Prepare your eyes to meet a holy God!
Whose fatal scroll is that? Methinks 'tis mine!
Why sinks my heart, why faltereth my tongue?
Had I three lives, I'd die in such a cause,
And rise, with ghosts, over the well-fought field.
The arrows of Almighty God are drawn!
Angels of Death stand in the louring heavens!
Thousands of souls must seek the realms of light,
And walk together on the clouds of heaven!
Soldiers, prepare! Our cause is Heaven's cause;
Soldiers, prepare! Be worthy of our cause:
Prepare to meet our fathers in the sky:
Prepare, O troops, that are to fall to-day!
Alfred shall smile, and make his harp rejoice;
The Norman William, and the learnèd Clerk,
And Lion Heart, and black-brow'd Edward, with
His loyal queen, shall rise, and welcome us!
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Poems About War
- 1. A War Song To Englishmen , William Blake
- 2. Love And War , Ovid
- 3. Sekhmet, The Lion-Headed Goddess Of War , Margaret Atwood
- 4. The Next War , Wilfred Owen
- 5. War Is Never Over , Cecil L. Harrison
- 6. A Prayer In Time Of War , Alfred Noyes
- 7. From A German War Primer , Bertolt Brecht
- 8. In California During The Gulf War , Denise Levertov
- 9. War Some More , Sandra Osborne
- 10. Lessons Of The War , Henry Reed
- 11. Nefarious War , Li Po
- 12. Meditations In Time Of Civil War , William Butler Yeats
- 13. Do Not Weep, Maiden, For War Is Kind , Stephen Crane
- 14. Two Poems From The War , Archibald MacLeish
- 15. A Meditation In Time Of War , William Butler Yeats
- 16. On Receiving News Of The War , Isaac Rosenberg
- 17. The Next War , Robert Graves
- 18. War Of The Worlds , john tiong chunghoo
- 19. Repression Of War Experience , Siegfried Sassoon
- 20. On Being Asked For A War Poem , William Butler Yeats
- 21. Spring In War Time , Sara Teasdale
- 22. War-Music , Henry Van Dyke
- 23. Sonnet 46: Mine Eye And Heart Are At A M.. , William Shakespeare
- 24. Woman And War , Ella Wheeler Wilcox
- 25. Memorial Day For The War Dead , Yehuda Amichai
- 26. War Song , John Davidson
- 27. Dusk In War Time , Sara Teasdale
- 28. The War Films , Sir Henry Newbolt
- 29. War Profit Litany , Allen Ginsberg
- 30. War Music [down On Your Knees, Achilles] , Christopher Logue
- 31. At The War Office, London (Affixing The .. , Thomas Hardy
- 32. Song-Books Of The War , Siegfried Sassoon
- 33. To Lucasta On Going To The War - For The.. , Robert Graves
- 34. War...War...War... , joe yourmom
- 35. There Was Crimson Clash Of War. , Stephen Crane
- 36. At The War Office, London. , Thomas Hardy
- 37. War Song , Thomas Moore
- 38. On Being Asked To Write A Poem Against T.. , Hayden Carruth
- 39. - Love Is War! , Ronberge (anno primo)
- 40. Man's Civil War , Robert Southwell
- 41. War , Charles Wagner
- 42. The Holy War , Rudyard Kipling
- 43. A Date With An Anti-War Protester , Chuck Audette
- 44. Tell Brave Deeds Of War , Stephen Crane
- 45. Fortune Of War , Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
- 46. A Radical War Song , Thomas Babbington Macaulay
- 47. In Spite Of War , Angela Morgan
- 48. They Gave Us A War That Nobody Wanted , Patrick O'Donnell
- 49. Declaration Of War , Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
- 50. War And Peace , Nate Snowball
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