The Fathers by Siegfried Sassoon

The Fathers by Siegfried Sassoon

  by Siegfried Sassoon Snug at the club two fathers sat, Gross, goggle-eyed, and full of chat. One of them said: "My eldest lad Writes cheery letters from Bagdad. But…
The Hero by Siegfried Sassoon

The Hero by Siegfried Sassoon

by Siegfried Sassoon "Jack fell as he'd have wished," the Mother said, And folded up the letter that she'd read. "The Colonel writes so nicely." Something broke In the tired…
WIRERS by Siegfried Sassoon

WIRERS by Siegfried Sassoon

WIRERS by Siegfried Sassoon "Pass it along, the wiring party's going out"? And yawning sentries mumble, "Wirers going out." Unravelling; twisting; hammering stakes with muffled thud, They toil with stealthy…
COUNTER-ATTACK by Siegfried Sassoon

COUNTER-ATTACK by Siegfried Sassoon

COUNTER-ATTACK by Siegfried Sassoon ? We'd gained our first objective hours before While dawn broke like a face with blinking eyes, Pallid, unshaved and thirsty, blind with smoke. Things seemed…