Prose & Poetry - The Muse in Arms - Moods and Memories
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 - Moods and Memories - contains seventeen. Each can be accessed using the sidebar to the right.
Summarised below is a list of the poems available within this category:
- J. M. Rose-Troup - The Listeners
- A. L. Jenkins - Outposts
- Osbert Sitwell - Tears
- A. J. - The Tryst
- Willoughby Weaving - The Warrior Month
- Charles Scott-Moncrieff - Back in Billets
- Willoughby Weaving - Progress
- Julian Grenfell - The Hills
- Edward Shanks - On Account of Ill Health
- R. W. Sterling - Last Lines
- W. H. Littlejohn - A Prayer
- Leslie Coulson - The God Who Waits
- Leslie Coulson - Judgment
- W. H. Littlejohn - The Hospital Ship
- Leslie Coulson - The Rainbow
- Robert Graves - Escape
- Edward Shanks - Good Wishes
Stormtroopers comprised specially trained German assault troops used in 1918.
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