Prose & Poetry - The Muse in Arms - The Ghostly Company
First published in London in November 1917 and reprinted in February 1918 The Muse in Arms comprised, in the words of editor E. B. Osborne:
"A collection of war poems, for the most part written in the field of action, by seamen, soldiers, and flying men who are serving, or have served, in the Great War".
Of the book's total of 131 poems this category - The Ghostly Company - contains seven. Each can be accessed using the sidebar to the right. Each of the poems in The Ghostly Company deal with aspects relating to men who had been killed during wartime.
Summarised below is a list of the poems available within this category:
- Joseph Lee - The Homecoming
- Charles Hamilton Sorley - The Army of Death
- E. A. Mackintosh - Cha Till Maccruimein
- Willoughby Weaving - Ghosts
- Dynely Hussey - Easter Even
- Joseph Lee - The Half-hour's Furlough
- Harley Matthews - The Sleep of Death
A bunker comprised a fortification largely built below ground level.
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