Henry Reed

(22 February 1914 - 8 December 1986 / Birmingham)

Henry Reed Poems

1. Naming of Parts 1/7/2004
2. Lessons of the War 1/3/2003
3. Judging Distances 1/3/2003
4. The Door and the Window 1/3/2003
5. Unarmed Combat 1/3/2003
6. The Auction Sale 1/3/2003
7. Returning of Issue 1/3/2003
8. Chard Whitlow 1/3/2003
9. Morning 1/3/2003
10. Psychological Warfare 1/3/2003
11. Sailor's Harbor 1/3/2003
12. A Map of Verona 1/3/2003
13. Movement of Bodies 1/3/2003

Movement of Bodies

Those of you that have got through the rest, I am going to rapidly
Devote a little time to showing you, those that can master it,
A few ideas about tactics, which must not be confused
With what we call strategy. Tactics is merely
The mechanical movement of bodies, and that is what we mean by it.
Or perhaps I should say: by them.

Strategy, to be quite frank, you will have no hand in.
It is done by those up above, and it merely refers to,

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