War and Remembrance Poetry

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:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.

“For The Fallen”, Laurence Binyon. The full poem

If I should die, think only this of me:
That there’s some corner of a foreign field
That is for ever England.

“The Soldier”, Rupert Brook. The full poem

In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row.

“In Flanders Fields”, John McCrae. The full poem