Remembrance has inspired beautiful and emotive poetry, the best known verses of which are quoted below from the full length poems:
They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:“For The Fallen”, Laurence Binyon. The full poem
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.
If I should die, think only this of me:“The Soldier”, Rupert Brook. The full poem
That there’s some corner of a foreign field
That is for ever England.
In Flanders fields the poppies blow“In Flanders Fields”, John McCrae. The full poem
Between the crosses, row on row.