A Poison Tree

by William Blake 1757-1827 I was angry with my friend: I told my wrath, my wrath did end. I was angry with my foe: I told it not, my wrath did grow. And I watered it in fears, Night and morning with my tears; And I sunned it with smiles, And with soft, deceitful wiles.Continue reading “A Poison Tree”

Days Teach Me

by Unknown Days teach me To always dream However it may never come true But that’s the best way To live life through Days teach me To dream so high Never give up and always try Never let go or say goodbye Days teach me That when there is darkness For sure dawn is theContinue reading “Days Teach Me”

Strange Meeting

by Wilfred Owen It seemed that out of battle I escaped Down some profound dull tunnel, long since scooped Through granites which titanic wars had groined. Yet also there encumbered sleepers groaned, Too fast in thought or death to be bestirred. Then, as I probed them, one sprang up, and stared With piteous recognition inContinue reading “Strange Meeting”

Brothers Side By Side (A Soldier’s Tale)

by Andrew Blakemore (b 1966) We were pinned down by the gunfire In that scorching desert heat, Outnumbered by the enemy Yet we swore we’d not retreat, We were cut off from our unit But we held that line alone, Until a sniper’s bullet Felled my friend just like a stone. I held him inContinue reading “Brothers Side By Side (A Soldier’s Tale)”