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Maureen Russell Female, 45, United Kingdom (11/8/2012 4:59:00 AM)

I'm trying to find a poem I learned in school in the 80's. It's a poem about sending young men to war. I don't recall the title or author.

If I were old and full of grace
I'd live with Sargent majors at the base
You'd see me with my puffy petulant face
Guzzling and gulping in the best hotels

This is how I recall some of it. Hope someone out there can help. Thanks

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  • Laura Burns Rookie - 1st Stage (11/9/2012 9:18:00 PM) Post reply

    The poem is " Base Details" by Siegfried Sassoon and is on this site:

    http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/base-details/

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