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

The Troop Ship by Isaac Rosenberg

 
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

The Troop Ship

By Isaac Rosenberg

Grotesque and queerly huddled
Contortionists to twist
The sleepy soul to a sleep,
We lie all sorts of ways
And cannot sleep.
The wet wind is so cold,
And the lurching men so careless,
That, should you drop to a doze,
Winds' fumble or men's feet
Are on your face.

MARCHING
(AS SEEN FROM THE LEFT FILE).

My eyes catch ruddy necks
Sturdily pressed back--
All a red-brick moving glint.
Like flaming pendulums, hands
Swing across the khakiŽ--
Mustard-coloured khaki--
To the automatic feet.

We husband the ancient glory
In these bared necks and hands.
Not broke is the forge of Mars ;
But a subtler brain beats iron
To shoe the hoofs of death
(Who paws dynamic air now).
Blind fingers loose an iron cloud
To rain immortal darkness
On strong eyes.



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]



National Loan, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
National Loan


Credit Lyonnais, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Credit Lyonnais


Was England will, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Was England will


Victory, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Victory


Football Battalion, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Football Battalion


Finalmente!!, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Finalmente!!


Lloyds Bank, war poster, photo, wwi, wwii
Lloyds Bank