Interesting snippets about a few of our most revered exponents of the poetic art
By Ana McLaughlin
As the hundred year anniversary of the Battle of the Somme approaches (1st July 2016), here’s a look at the most interesting biographies of our greatest war poets, and some surprising facts you might not know about them.
Lawrence Binyon (1869-1943) wrote ‘For The Fallen’, with its immortal fourth verse:
‘They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.’
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