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Suicide in the Trenches
Siegfried Sassoon
I knew a simple soldier boy Who grinned at life in empty joy, Slept soundly through the lonesome dark, And whistled early with the lark. In winter...Rate it:

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A Letter From the Trenches to a School Friend
Charles Hamilton Sorley
I have not brought my Odyssey With me here across the sea; But you'll remember, when I say How, when they went down Sparta way, To sandy Sparta, lo...Rate it:

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A Christmas Prayer (from the trenches)
Cyril Winterbotham
Not yet for us may Christmas bring Good-will to men, and peace; In our dark sky no angels sing, Not yet the great release For men, when war shall c...Rate it:

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Break of Day in the Trenches
Isaac Rosenberg
The darkness crumbles away It is the same old druid Time as ever, Only a live thing leaps my hand, A queer sardonic rat, As I pull the parapet'...Rate it:

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In the Trenches
Isaac Rosenberg
I snatched two poppies From the parapet’s ledge, Two bright red poppies That winked on the ledge. Behind my ear I stuck one through, One bloo...Rate it:

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The Trenches
Frederic Manning
Endless lanes sunken in the clay, Bays, and traverses, fringed with wasted herbage, Seed-pods of blue scabious, and some lingering blooms; An...Rate it:

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Sleep & Suicide
Mazloom Gill
Any one wants much relief,  Disturb the one's by a belief,  The best relief is as a sleep,  It is the only that is cheap,  Later asleep we are live...Rate it:

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I'd Definitely Commit Suicide
Nikhil Parekh
I really wouldn't mind it the slightest; even if she was infertile; not able to bear my innocuously blissful progeny till the time she existed, I...Rate it:

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The Suicide's Grave
William Schwenck Gilbert
On a tree by a river a little tomtit Sang "Willow, titwillow, titwillow!" And I said to him, "Dicky-bird, why do you sit Singing 'Willow, titwillow...Rate it:

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A Ballade of Suicide
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
The gallows in my garden, people say, Is new and neat and adequately tall; I tie the noose on in a knowing way As one that knots his necktie for a ...Rate it:

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A Song Of Suicide
Robert William Service
Deeming that I were better dead, "How shall I kill myself?" I said. Thus mooning by the river Seine I sought extinction without pain, When on a bri...Rate it:

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A Youth's Suicide
Rose Hawthorne Lathrop
He handed his life a poisoned draught, With a scornful smile and a cold, cold glance, And the merry bystanders loudly laughed (For the rollicking w...Rate it:

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Love's Suicide
Edith Nesbit
Le jeu ne vaut pas la chandelle. THIS treasure of love, these passion-flowers, Dear as desire, are dearly bought: The sweet unrest of seeing you...Rate it:

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My Suicide
Robert William Service
I've often wondered why Old chaps who choose to die In evil passes, Before themselves they slay, Invariably they Take off their glasses? As I stro...Rate it:

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Race Suicide
Edgar Lee Masters
'Get children,' says Commodus. Why unbar The portals of the earth? Pre-natal dead If you had entered here the god of war Had slaughtered you to ...Rate it:

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Suicide
William Ernest Henley
Staring corpselike at the ceiling, See his harsh, unrazored features, Ghastly brown against the pillow, And his throat-so strangely bandaged! Lack...Rate it:

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Suicide's Argument, The
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Ere the birth of my life, if I wished it or no No question was asked me--it could not be so ! If the life was the question, a thing sent to try And...Rate it:

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Suicide's Stone
Robinson Jeffers
Peace is the heir of dead desire, Whether abundance killed the cormorant In a happy hour, or sleep or death Drowned him deep in dreamy waters, Peac...Rate it:

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The Suicide
James Weldon Johnson
For fifty years, Cruel, insatiable Old World. You have punched me over the heart Till you made me cough blood. The few paltry things I gathered You...Rate it:

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The Suicide
Edna St. Vincent Millay
"Curse thee, Life, I will live with thee no more! Thou hast mocked me, starved me, beat my body sore! And all for a pledge that was not pledged by ...Rate it:

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The Suicide
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Last was the wealth I carried in life's pack- Youth, health, ambition, hope and trust but Time And Fate, those robbers fit for any crime Stole all,...Rate it:

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The Suicide's Argument
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Ere the birth of my life, if I wished it or no No question was asked me--it could not be so ! If the life was the question, a thing sent to try And...Rate it:

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Embrace Unconquerable life
Nikhil Parekh
Suicide; is a ghastily lingering spirit between resplendently sparkling heaven and diabolically ghastly hell, Suicide; is the most desperately he...Rate it:

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Any Form Of Life Was Better Than Death
Nikhil Parekh
I felt like committing suicide there and then itself. Everytime I saw countless haplessly orphaned children; being viciously kicked into dustbins o...Rate it:

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Battle
Robert Nichols
1. Noon It is midday; the deep trench glares…. A buzz and blaze of flies…. The hot wind puffs the giddy airs…. The great sun rakes the skies. No...Rate it:

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