Shock Troops

Men went happily to death
But they were not the men
Who marched
For years
Up to the line.
These rode a few times
And were gone
Leaving a heritage of obscene song.

by Ernest Hemingway

Comments (11)

it is amazing one of the best poems I have ever herd.
Viva Neruda! This is a poem that I will carry with me into my tomb!
Very original and well written..Thank you for sharing this poem
one of the best poems in the world, viva Neruda!
Pablo Neruda, is amongst the greatest poets of Spain. His work is marvelous.
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