Tag: war poet

For T. E. Hulme

These verses reference some poems of T. E. Hulme – father of Imagist poetry and hence I have tried to capture the aesthetic of this movement for Frank’s prompt: Imagism revisited

To the Poet before Battle

“Now, youth, the hour of thy dread passion comes;Thy lovely things must all be laid away;And thou, as others, must face the riven dayUnstirred by rattle of the rolling drums,Or bugles’ strident cry. When mere noise numbsThe sense of being, the sick soul doth… Continue Reading “To the Poet before Battle”