This Means War . . . Poetry

By Administrator Wed, November 7, 2007

Thankless too for peace,
(Peace long preserved by fleets and perilous seas)
Secure from actual warfare, we have loved
To swell the war-whoop, passionate for war!

from "Fears in Solitude" by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

 


The Classic Poetry Aloud podcast is in the middle of War Poetry Week. Check it out . And head here for searchable, dynamic archives. "Death Poems ," anyone?

Mr. Coleridge kicked off Classic Poetry Aloud's War Poetry Week this past Sunday.
Mr. Coleridge kicked off Classic Poetry Aloud's War Poetry Week this past Sunday.

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