AS (22nd February 1957 / Orange, New South Wales, Australia)

Where Are The War Poets ?

They who in folly or mere greed
Enslaved religion, markets, laws,
Borrow our language now and bid
Us to speak up in freedom's cause.

It is the logic of our times,
No subject for immortal verse -
That we who lived by honest dreams
Defend the bad against the worse

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Comments (3)

Love the final line Alison, no need for billowed egos! ! But hey don't those compliments make us feel like women? ? Or do I miss the point here? ? Great write! HG: -) xx
Take no notice of Frank my sweet Alison we men all have massive egos and we need women to dispel them with their great wisdom matter of fact i have been one who allways thought God was a Woman, well? AJS
Then there are the nice guy's whose names seem to escape you at the moment...L.O.L! ...OK.some of us guilty as charged....but we're gettin the blanket covering here...lol, again...you set yourself up for this, my dear...& IM HAVING TOO MUCH FUN W/ IT...GREAT PENNING! ~ F.J.R. ~