Prose & Poetry - The Muse in Arms - The Sea Affair
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 Sea Affair - contains eight. Each can be accessed using the sidebar to the right. Each of the poems in The Sea Affair relate in some way to the naval war, with several poems concentrating upon the Battle of Jutland.
Summarised below is a list of the poems available within this category:
- Ronald Hopwood - The Old Way
- William M. James - Songs of the White Ensign
- William M. James - Undying Days
- Noel F. M. Corbett - To a Naval Cadet
- Noel F. M. Corbett - Lines Written Somewhere in the North Sea
- I.C. - Battle of the Falkland Isles
- Imtarfa - Guns at Sea
- Roma White - News of Jutland
A sandbag was a sack filled with earth from which defences were built.
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