Siegfried Sassoon – Aftermath

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    Have you forgotten yet? …For the world’s eventshave rumbled on since those gagged days,Like traffic checked while at thecrossing of city-ways: And the haunted gap in your mind has filled withthoughts that flowLike clouds in the lit heaven of life;and you’re a man reprieved to go, Taking your peaceful share of Time, with joy to spare. But the past is just the same–and War’s a bloody game…Have you forgotten yet?… Look down, and swear by the slain of the War … Read More