Prose & Poetry - The Muse in Arms - The Future Hope
First published in London in November 1917 and reprinted in February 1918 The Muse in Arms comprised, in the words of editor E. B. Osborne:
"A collection of war poems, for the most part written in the field of action, by seamen, soldiers, and flying men who are serving, or have served, in the Great War".
Of the book's total of 131 poems this category - The Future Hope - contains eleven. Each can be accessed using the sidebar to the right. Each of the poems in The Future Hope deal with aspects beyond the war, chiefly looking ahead to its conclusion.
Summarised below is a list of the poems available within this category:
- Rupert Brooke - Gifts of the Dead
- Herbert Asquith - War's Cataract
- E. Wyndham Tennant - Reincarnation
- Willoughby Weaving - The Dead, 1915
- Charles Hamilton Sorley - Two Sonnets
- Charles Hamilton Sorley - To Germany
- F.W. Harvey - If We Return
- F.W. Harvey - A People Renewed
- Ivor Gurney - Afterwards
- Max Plowman - When It's Over
- A.V. Ratcliffe - Optimism
"ANZAC" was coined in 1915 from the initials of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps.
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