Siegfried Sassoon

(1886 - 1967 / Kent / England)

Siegfried Sassoon Poems

1. Suicide in the Trenches 1/3/2003
2. Aftermath 1/3/2003
3. “The rank stench of those bodies haunts me still” 3/31/2010
4. A Child's Prayer 1/3/2003
5. Attack 1/3/2003
6. Does It Matter? 1/3/2003
7. A Mystic As Soldier 1/3/2003
8. A Letter Home 1/3/2003
9. Hero 1/3/2003
10. The General 1/3/2003
11. Absolution 1/3/2003
12. Died of Wounds 1/3/2003
13. Alone 1/3/2003
14. Ancient History 1/3/2003
15. A Subaltern 1/3/2003
16. A Working Party 1/1/2004
17. 'They' 1/3/2003
18. Everyone Sang 1/3/2003
19. How to Die 1/3/2003
20. A Whispered Tale 1/3/2003

Bombardment

Four days the earth was rent and torn
By bursting steel,
The houses fell about us;
Three nights we dared not sleep,
Sweating, and listening for the imminent crash
Which meant our death.

The fourth night every man,
Nerve-tortured, racked to exhaustion,

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