Edward Thomas

(3 March 1878 - 9 April 1917 / London / England)

A Private


This ploughman dead in battle slept out of doors
Many a frozen night, and merrily
Answered staid drinkers, good bedmen, and all bores:
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  • Eric Jump (2/25/2006 10:39:00 PM)

    What a beautifully constructed poem! It certainly compares to any great painting I have ever seen. (Report) Reply

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