Here Dead We Lie

It is National Poetry Day in the UK so who better to reach for to celebrate than A. E. Housman!

Here Dead We Lie

Here dead we lie BlogHousman
Because we did not choose 
To live and shame the land 
From which we sprung.

Life, to be sure,  
Is nothing much to lose, 
But young men think it is, 
And we were young.

A E Housman

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