Kiki Vanderhoos (the_byzantine) wrote,
Kiki Vanderhoos

poem: here dead we lie: a e houseman

Here Dead We Lie
by A.E. Houseman (1859-1936)

Here dead we lie
Because we did not choose
To live and shame the land
From which we sprung.

Life, to be sure,
Is nothing much to lose,
But young men think it is,
And we were young.
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