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First World War Centenary Poetry Collection

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The First World War Centenary Poetry Collection is a powerful compilation of poems that vividly capture the emotions and experiences of those who lived through the Great War. This collection showcases the diversity of voices and perspectives from various poets, offering readers a comprehensive understanding of the impact of war on individuals and communities.

Each poem in this collection is a poignant reflection on the brutality, loss, and resilience that defined the First World War. From the heartfelt expressions of soldiers in the trenches to the haunting lamentations of those left behind, these poems provide a moving tribute to the sacrifices made during this tumultuous period in history.

The beauty of this anthology lies in its ability to transport readers back in time and immerse them in the turmoil and turmoil of war. The varied styles and themes of the poems ensure that there is something for everyone in this collection, from the somber elegies to the hopeful messages of peace and remembrance.

Overall, the First World War Centenary Poetry Collection is a must-read for anyone interested in exploring the human side of war through the art of poetry. It is a poignant and thought-provoking tribute to those who lived and died during this monumental period in history.

Book Description:
This collection of poetry, with its companion prose collection, commemorates the outbreak of the First World War on 28th July 1914. Most of the poetry, all chosen by the readers, is in English, but the collection also includes poems in Dutch, French, German, Portuguese and Russian. Please note that some poems are still protected by copyright in countries which observe copyright laws based on the author's date of death. The majority of the poems were written during the war itself, but some poems have been included for their relevance in other ways. For more information about each poem, please see this document (PDF format), which also shows the poets' dates of death.

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