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The Cremation of Sam McGee

Amidst the conversation at our Easter dinner table one of our guests began a recitation of this poem. It is not about World War I, but it is about death. 925 more words

Art

In Awe

I can’t believe what I see;

I see a people free.

I see people who can fight for freedoms equally.

I see a people not controlled by a people, 326 more words

My Thoughts

Suicide in the Trenches

Suicide in the Trenches
by Siegfried Sassoon

I knew a simple soldier boy
Who grinned at life in empty joy,
Slept soundly through the lonesome dark, 61 more words

Art

Arms and the Boy

Arms and the Boy
by Wilfred Owen

Let the boy try along this bayonet-blade
How cold steel is, and keen with hunger of blood;
Blue with all malice, like a madman’s flash; 74 more words

Art

The Last Laugh

The Last Laugh
by Wilfred Owen

‘Oh! Jesus Christ! I’m hit,’ he said; and died.
Whether he vainly cursed or prayed indeed,
The Bullets chirped-In vain, vain, vain! 69 more words

Art

The Importance of Poetry

In recognition of April being National Poetry Month, since 1996.

Over the last few months, I’ve been setting aside time to read a few lines of poetry every day. 463 more words

#poetry

Save Me From The Passionate Reader

By passionate reader, I mean readers who have signed up with various online organizations like Story Cartel to supply “honest reviews” for e-books in exchange for a free review copy of the book. 1,271 more words

Writings