Posts from This Journal by “poetry” Tag

  • Poem: Once a man

    - Stephen Crane Once a man clambering to the housetops Appealed to the heavens. With strong voice he called to the deaf spheres; A warrior's…

  • Poem: Sotto Voce

    - Walter de la Mare To Edward Thomas The haze of noon wanned silver-grey, The soundless mansion of the sun; The air made visible in his ray, Like…

  • Poem: Shall gods be said to thump the clouds

    - Dylan Thomas Shall gods be said to thump the clouds When clouds are cursed by thunder, Be said to weep when weather howls? Shall rainbows be…

The vid of Scottish song from We were soldiers is haunting. Great memorial Day post.
Easy to forget that it's not just an excuse to take a long weekend and do some backyard barbecuing.