Prose & Poetry - War Poetry of S J Robinson - A Little Wonky

French soldiers being transported to prison camp - Colorized Reproduced within this area of the site are present-day First World War poems written by S. J. Robinson.  Click here for an introduction to the poems.

A Little Wonky
(To the tune of Little Donkey)

A little wonky, little wonky
Is my new abode
Got to keep up with subsidence
Stop it crumbling o'er

O! Tumbling shell tonight
Build again, build again!
Through roof the stars are bright
Mend again, mend again!

A little wonky, little wonky.

'Strafing' is attacking ground troops by machine guns fired from low-flying aircraft.

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