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In a world filled with sound, silence is often times a blessing Read More

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"What an emotionally engaging, touching story! I absolutely love it how you choose to focus on such an "insignificant" episode and expand it into..." Read More

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I was inspired to write this while watching the movie Joyeux Noel, which tells the tale of the 'Christmas Truce' which occurred in December 1914 on the frontlines of World War 1. It shows that even during times of war people can put aside their differences and see the humanity… Read More

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Questions about who we are, and an answer that keeps arising. Read More

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Submitted for approval on the approach of Veteran's Day/Armistice Day (though even more apropos for Memorial Day). A soldier's use as a tool of State policy may often be controversial, but regardless, the soldiers themselves are risking all, and sometimes pay an ultimate price serving their nation. This poem is… Read More

Poem / War and Military

October 01, 2020

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Upon their return home, many soldiers were empty shells of their former selves, completely destroyed by the horrors they faced in the battlefields of the Great War. Read More

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A rewrite of an earlier poem that seem even more relevant today. Read More

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The American Soldier. Read More

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Poem about overcoming difficulties. Read More

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Poem I wrote a long time ago about a soldier's life. Read More

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You'd think we'd have learnt our lesson from the First World War, but sadly not. Read More

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Poem about the war that is always fought. Read More
Many dreamed of freedom from the death camps. Tragically, for many it remained a dream. Read More

Poem / War and Military

March 23, 2020

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The life lessons a boy forced to transform into a man by war... Read More

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The D-Day landings during the Second World War were the turning point for the Allies, and eventually led to the downfall of the Third Reich and the defeat of Germany. Read More

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Poem / War and Military

February 04, 2020

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Shell shock, as it was known as back then, was a common problem for soldiers returning from France during the First World War. Another issue, however, was that it was not understood anywhere near as much as it is now, and soldiers didn't receive any proper treatment for it. Read More

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A staple of the First World War, the trenches were a horrible and inglorious place to be; quite the opposite of what most men thought they were getting themselves into. Read More

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Poem / War and Military

January 08, 2020

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Panic and fear ran through soldiers as they traversed No Man's Land to get to the other trench, but when the field was shrouded in a thick fog it was another kind of fear. Read More

Poem / War and Military

December 17, 2019

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A series of letters from a soldier to his mother during his time in the trenches. The name is one that I made up. Read More

Poem / War and Military

December 13, 2019

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The phrase "fix bayonets" became a staple of the First World War, as it was a common order the commander would give to the soldiers as they prepared to charge across No Man's Land. Read More

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"The deadliest weapon in the world is a United States Marine and his rifle" - General of the Armies John J. Pershing Read More

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The Battle of Passchendaele is one of the most famous campaigns during the First World War, and like most of the fighting during the war it was all for a small amount of land. This poem focuses on the effect of the battle on the Belgian city of Ypres; Passchendaele… Read More

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I bound this work for those soldiers whose dedication make freedom for every home here. When I write this down, my feeling script the effort of peacekeeping mission in the failed states. I have written the title 'My People Wake Up' as if every human being on this Earth feels… Read More

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The Naval Blockade was established by the British during the First World War, with the aim of stopping imports of food and contraband to the Central Powers, particularly Germany. Read More

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A poem about Manfred von Richtofen, also known as "The Red Baron" Read More

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Describing No Man's Land and the effect it had on the men who went there Read More

Poem / War and Military

November 12, 2019

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The first time a tank was used in warfare was on 15th September 1916. This poem is a conversation between a seller of weaponry and a buyer. Read More

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A poem about Alvin York, who captured a machine gun nest during the First World War Read More

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A poem about a soldier who was drafted to fight in World War One in 1917. Read More

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My interpretation of what the colours of the poppy represent, in the form of poetry. Read More

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Soldiers were killed during the First World War, not only by the enemy but also by their own leaders. Read More

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A lot of men in 1914-1918 were promised fortune and glory if they went to fight in France. Of course, they were met with a harsh reality when they arrived in the trenches. Read More