Herbert Asquith

(11 March 1881 - 5 August 1947 / London, England)

Poems of Herbert Asquith

1. A Dedication 4/30/2012
2. A Ship Sails up to Bideford 4/30/2012
3. After the Salvo 4/30/2012
4. Ares God of War 4/30/2012
5. Fortune of War 4/30/2012
6. Jewels: A Young Man to a Merchant 4/30/2012
7. Love and Humour 4/30/2012
8. NIghtfall 4/30/2012
9. On a Troopship - 1915 4/30/2012
10. Riding 4/30/2012
11. Soldiers at Peace 4/30/2012
12. Sunset 4/30/2012
13. The Bather 4/30/2012
14. The Charioteer 4/30/2012
15. The Fairy Lover 4/30/2012
16. The Fallen Poet 4/30/2012
17. The Fallen Spire [A Flemish Village] 4/30/2012
18. The Fallen Subaltern 1/1/2004
19. The Frowning Cliff 4/30/2012
20. The Ship of Oak 4/30/2012

War's Cataract

In this red havoc of the patient earth,
Though higher yet the tide of battle rise,
Now has the hero cast away disguise,
And out of ruin splendour comes to birth.
This is the field where Death and Honour meet,
And all the lesser company are low:
Pale Loveliness has left her mirror now
And walks the Court of Pain with silent feet.

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