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

Sonnet: in Time of Revolt by Rupert Brooke

 
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

Sonnet: in Time of Revolt

By Rupert Brooke

The Thing must End. I am no boy! I am
No BOY! I being twenty-one. Uncle, you make
A great mistake, a very great mistake,
In chiding me for letting slip a "Damn!"
What's more, you called me "Mother's one ewe
lamb,"
Bade me "refrain from swearing--for her sake--
Till I'm grown up" . . . --By God! I think you
take
Too much upon you, Uncle William!

You say I am your brother's only son.
I know it. And, "What of it?" I reply.
My heart's resolved. Something must be done.
So shall I curb, so baffle, so suppress
This too avuncular officiousness,
Intolerable consanguinity.

January 1908.



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]



Pour la victoire!, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Pour la victoire!


Settle this War, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Settle this War


Westminster Bank, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Westminster Bank


Forward America!, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Forward America!


French soldiers, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
French soldiers


War Bonds, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
War Bonds


Robert Burns, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Robert Burns