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Minds at War  

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There are 250 poems by 80 poets in  Minds at War.
A few of these poems were written before the First World War and are included to show the ethos of militarism before the war. These are poems by Henry Newbolt and Rudyard Kipling.
There are 27 poems by Wilfred Owen and 33 by Siegfried Sassoon in Minds at War - widely regarded as the two most important English poets of the war.

 

Minds at War: poets A-C

Richard Aldington
Soliloquy I
Soliloquy II
 

Marian Allen
The Wind on the Downs
 

Herbert Asquith
Nightfall
 

Atilla
William Watson, War-Eater
 

Phillip Bainbrigge
If I Should Die, be not Concerned to Know
 

Madeline Ida Bedford
Munition Wages
 

Harold Begbie
A Christian to a Quaker
Fall in
 

Janet Begbie
I Shouted for Blood
 

F W D Bendall
A Outrance
 

Matilda Betham-Edwards
The Two Mothers

Lawrence Binyon
For the Fallen
Now in Thy Splendour
 

Edmund Blunden
At Senlis Once
Come on, My Lucky Lads (also known as Zero)
Preparations for Victory
Thiepval Wood
The Zonnebeke Road
 

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Beatrix Brice-Miller
To the Vanguard

Robert Bridges
Wake up England
 

Vera Brittain
August 1914
Hospital Sanctuary
The Lament of the Demobilised
Perhaps
To My Brother
 

Rupert Brooke
1914 - 
Peace 
Safety
The Rich Dead 
The Dead 
The Soldier

Oh Lovers Parted  (jotting)
Soon to Die
 

Claude Burton
The Game
 

May Wedderburn Cannan
Love, 1916
Paris, November 11, 1918
When the Vision Dies
 

Author of Charitesse
August 1914
 

May Herschel Clarke
The Mother
 

Margaret Postgate Cole
Praematuri
The Falling Leaves
 

Mary Gabrielle Collins
Women at Munition Making

E E Cummings
Olaf


Minds at War: poets D-H

Geoffrey Dearmer
Resurrection
The Storm 
Night 
 

Walter De La Mare
Happy England
 

Eva Dobell
Night Duty
Pluck
 

Eleanor Farjeon
Now That You Too
Peace

Parke Farley
If War is Right
F S Flint
Lament

Gilbert Frankau
The Deserter
On Leave
From Parting
Poison

John Freeman
Happy is England Now
 

Ford Madox Ford
Antwerp
 

John Galsworthy
Picardy
Valley of the Shadow 
Wonder
Youth's Own
 

H W Garrod
Epitaph: Neuve Chapelle
 

Wilfrid Gibson
Breakfast
The Bayonet
 

Robert Graves
Armistice Day
A Child's Nightmare
A Dead Boche
Defeat of the Rebels
Hate Not, Fear Not
Not Dead
Sergeant-Major Money
The Shadow of Death
Trench Life
Two Fusiliers

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Julian G
renfell 

Into Battle
 

Diana Gurney
The Fallen
 

Ivor Gurney
Pain
Servitude
The Target
 

Thomas Hardy
And There was a Great Calm
An Appeal to America on Behalf of the Belgian     Destitute
A Call to National Service
England to Germany in 1914
Men Who March Away
Often When Warring
On the Belgian Expatriation
Then and Now
We are Getting to the End
 

A P Herbert
After the Battle

A E Housman
Here Dead We Lie
 

W N Hodgson
Before Action
 

Teresa Hooley
A War Film



Minds at War: poets J-N

Phillip Johnstone
High Wood
 

David Jones
From In Parenthesis: Zero Minus Seven Minutes
 

Rudyard Kipling
The Children
A Dead Statesman
For All We Have and Are
Hymn Before Action
Justice 
From A Song of the English
A Song of the White Men
 

D H Lawrence
At Last Came Death (extract)
Noise of Battle
Tommies in the Train
 

Winifred M Letts
What Reward?
 

Rose Macaulay
Many Sisters to Many Brothers
 

Nina Macdonald
Sing a Song of War-Time
 

Helen Mackay
Train

E A Mackintosh
In Memoriam

 

 

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John Masefield

August, 1914
 

John McCrae
In Flanders Fields
 

G M Mitchell
The Nurse
 

Harold Monro
Carrion
 

Music Hall Songs
Now Your Country Calls You
We Don't Want to Fight
 

Edith Nesbit
Under the Shadow
 

Henry Newbolt
From Admirals All
Clifton Chapel
Farewell
For a War Memorial 
Clifton College
A Perpetual Memory
Vitai Lampada
The War Films
 

Eileen Newton
Last Leave
 

Robert Nichols
Noon
 

Alfred Noyes
The Victory Ball


Minds at War: poets O-S

There are 250 poems by 80 poets in
Minds at War.

The greatest of all war poets writing in English was Wilfred Owen. 27 of his poems are included in this anthology.

His friend, Siegfried Sassoon, is another major war poet. He recorded, with unflinching honesty and frankness, the range of his attitudes, experiences, and emotions from the start of the First World War till after its end. Minds at War contains 33 of Sassoon's poems.

Wilfred Owen
1914
Anthem for Doomed Youth
Apologia Pro Poemate Meo
Arms and the Boy
At a Calvary Near the Ancre
From The Ballad of Purchase Money
Conscious
The Deadbeat
Disabled
Dulce et Decorum Est
The End
Exposure
Futility
Great Gun
Greater Love
An Imperial Elegy
Insensibility
The Inspection
The Last Laugh
Mental Cases
The Next War
The Parable of the Old Man and the Young
The Send-Off
The Sentry
The Show
Smile, Smile, Smile
Spring Offensive
Strange Meeting
 

John Oxenham
From All Clear!
Hymn: for the Men at the Front
The Goodly Company
Little Crosses in the Snow
From Ten Men in a Crater Hole
The Vision Splendid

Robert Palmer
How Long, O Lord?
 

Max Plowman
The Dead Soldiers

Jessie Pope
The Call
War Girls

Herbert Read
The Execution of Cornelius Vane
The Happy Warrior
My Company
A Short Poem for Armistice Day
To a Conscript of 1940

Isaac Rosenberg
August 1914
Break Of Day in the Trenches
Dead Man's Dump
The Dying Soldier
The Immortals
In the Trenches
Maniac Earth!
On Receiving News of War
Returning, We Hear the Larks

 

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Siegfried Sassoon

Absolution
Attack
Banishment
Christ and the Soldier
Counter Attack
Died of Wounds
Does it Matter?
Dreamers
The General
Great Men
The Hero
In the Church of St Ouen
I Stood With the Dead
The Kiss
Lamentations
The March-Past
Memorial Tablet
A Mystic as Soldier
Night Attack
The One-Legged Man
On Passing the New Menin Gate
Peace
The Poet as Hero
Prelude: The Troops
Reconciliation
Remorse
Suicide in the Trenches
Survivors
A Testament
"They"
To Any Dead Officer
To My Brother
Vicarious Christ
 

Owen Seaman
For The Apostles Of "No Humiliation"
Pro Patria
The Soul of a Nation
To the Shirker: A Last Appeal
 

Alan Seeger
Rendezvous
 

Robert Service
The Volunteer
 

Osbert Sitwell
The End
The Next War
 

Muriel Stuart
Forgotten Dead, I Salute You
 

Soldiers' Songs
What's the Use of Worrying
Après la Guerre 
 

Charles Sorley
All the Hills and Vales
From A Call to Action
A Hundred Thousand Million Mites
Such is Death
To Germany
When You See Millions of the Mouthless Dead


Minds at War: poets  T-Z

E W Tennant
The Mad Soldier
 

Lesbia Thanet
In Time of War
 

Edward Thomas
And You, Helen
As the Teams Head-Brass
For These
In Memoriam
Lights Out
No One Cares Less Than I
No One so Much as You
Out in the Dark
Rain
This is no Case of Petty Right or Wrong

Walter Turner
Death's Men
 

Katherine Tynan
Joining the Colours
A Girl's Song
 

R E Vernède
A Listening Post

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William Watson

Awake
Kultur: A Dialogue
The Half-Man
To the German Emperor
To the Troubler of the World
Veritas Victrix

 

Arthur Graeme West
God, How I Hate You
Night Patrol
 

W B Yeats
An Irish Airman Forsees his Death
 

Israel Zangwill
Oliver Singing

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