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Thankless too for peace,
(Peace long preserved by fleets and perilous seas)
Secure from actual warfare, we have loved
To swell the war-whoop, passionate for war!

from "Fears in Solitude" by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

 


The Classic Poetry Aloud podcast is in the middle of War Poetry Week. Check it out . And head here for searchable, dynamic archives. "Death Poems ," anyone?

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Mr. Coleridge kicked off Classic Poetry Aloud's War Poetry Week this past Sunday.
Mr. Coleridge kicked off Classic Poetry Aloud's War Poetry Week this past Sunday.
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