If you are without Adobe flash, this animation is missing.

J. B. by Charles Sorley

 
POETS
Wilfred Owen
John McCrae
Isaac Rosenberg
Siegfried Sassoon
Rupert Brooke
Charles Sorley
Alan Seeger
William Hodgson
Herbert Read
Edward Thomas
 
POSTERS
British War Posters
American Posters
German Posters
Australian Posters
Italian Posters
French Posters
 
PHOTOGRAPHS
British War Photos
American Photos
German Photos
French Photos
 
WAR ARTISTS
War Artists
 
LINKS
War Links
 
WALLPAPER
War Desktop
 
ABOUT
About/Contact
 
SITEMAP
Website Contents

[Alan Seeger] [Charles Hamilton Sorley] [Edward Thomas] [Herbert Read] [Isaac Rosenberg] [John McCrae]
[Rupert Brooke] [Siegfried Sassoon] [Wilfred Owen] [William Noel Hodgson]

Search Poems: Optional Keyword:
print war poemView Print Version
del.ic.ous, world war picturesdiggtechnoratifacebookredditstumbleupontwitter

J. B.

By Charles Sorley

THERE'S still a horse on Granham hill,
And still the Kennet moves, and still
Four Miler sways and is not still.
But where is her interpreter?

The downs are blown into dismay,
The stunted trees seem all astray,
Looking for someone clad in grey
And carrying a golf-club thing;

Who, them when he had lived among,
Gave them what they desired, a tongue.
Their words he gave them to be sung
Perhaps were few, but they were true.

The trees, the downs, on tither hand,
Still stand, as he said they would stand.
But look, the rain in all the land
Makes all things dim with tears of him.

And recently the Kennet croons,
And winds are playing widowed tunes.
--He has not left our "toun o' touns,"
But taken it away with him!

October 1913



world war poets, wilfed owen, john mcrae...
Search Poems: Optional Keyword:
 

 

SOCIAL BOOKMARKS
del.ic.ous, world war picturesDel.ic.ous diggDigg technoratiTechnorati facebookFacebook redditReddit twitterTwitter stumbleuponStumble Upon


[Home] [World War I Posters] [World War Artists] [War Photos] [War Poets]
[WWII Desktop] [World War Links] [Sitemap]



So hilft deinů, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
So hilft deinů


1918. Souscrivez!, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
1918. Souscrivez!


Algerian Soldier, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Algerian Soldier


French Republic, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
French Republic


Route 75, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Route 75


U.S. Marines, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
U.S. Marines


Cox & Co., war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Cox & Co.