Prose & Poetry - The Muse in Arms - Battle Pieces

The Muse in Arms - Battle Pieces sectionFirst 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 - Battle Pieces - contains fifteen.  Each can be accessed using the sidebar to the right.  Each of the poems in Battle Pieces relate in some way to the experience of going into action on the battlefront.

Summarised below is a list of the poems available within this category:

A sandbag was a sack filled with earth from which defences were built.

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