Friday, March 29, 2013

In Memoriam (Easter, 1915) / Edward Thomas


6. IV. 15

The flowers left thick at nightfall in the wood
This Eastertide call into mind the men,
Now far from home, who, with their sweethearts, should
Have gathered them and will do never again.

~~
Edward Thomas
from Poems, 1917.

[Poem is in the public domain in Canada, the United States, and the European Union]

Edward Thomas biography

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