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War Photographer

“The reassurance of the frame is flexible.”

“This is how things are.”

“But hell, like heaven, is untidy.”

“But even in hell the human spirit triumphs over all.”



“Merciless iced east winds that knive us.”

“But nothing happens.”

“Is it that we are dying?”

“Pause over half known faces. All their eyes are ice.”


The Charge of the Light Brigade

“Some one had blunder’d: their’s not to make reply, their’s not to reason why, their’s but to do and die.”

“Into the valley of death.”

“Noble six hundred.”

“When can their glory fade?”


A Poison Tree

“I was angry with my foe: I told it not, my wrath did grow.”

“And it grew both day and night, til it bore an apple bright.”

“In the morning glad I see, my foe outstretch’d beneath the tree.”

“And I sunned it with smiles, and with soft, deceitful wiles.”


What Were They Like?

“Light hearts turned to stone.”

“Laughter is bitter to the burned mouth.”

“It is not remembered. Remember.”

“All bones were charred.”