Max Plowman

(1883 - 1941 / England)

Max Plowman Poems

1. When It's Over 4/21/2010
2. Her Beauty 1/1/2004
3. The Moon 2/2/2015
4. General Gordon, The Hero Of Khartoum 12/20/2014
5. A Humble Heroine 12/20/2014
6. The Battle Of Sheriffmuir 12/20/2014
7. The Miraculous Escape Of Robert Allan, The Fireman 12/20/2014
Best Poem of Max Plowman

When It's Over

'Young soldier, what will you be
When it's all over?'
'I shall get out and across the sea,
Where land's cheap and a man can thrive.
I shall make money. Perhaps I'll wive
In a place where there's room for a family.
I'm a bit of a rover.'

'Young soldier, what will you be
At the last 'Dismiss'?'
'Bucked to get back to old Leicester Square,
Where there's good champagne and a glad eye winking,
And no more 'Verey Lights' damnably blinking
Their weary, dreary, white-eyed stare.
I'll be out of this.'

'Young soldier, what will you be
When they sign ...

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