by Siegfried Sassoon
“Have you forgotten yet?…
For the world’s events have rumbled on since those gagged days,
Like traffic checked while at the crossing of city-ways:
And the haunted gap in your mind has filled with thoughts that flow
Like clouds in the lit heaven of life; and you’re a man reprieved to go…”
Siegfried Sassoon died on this day in 1967, you can read more of his work through Surrey Libraries.
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