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Poem by Alfred Edward Housman


Additional Poems. 2. Oh Were He and I Together


Oh were he and I together,
        Shipmates on the fleeted main,
Sailing through the summer weather
        To the spoil of France or Spain.

Oh were he and I together,
        Locking hands and taking leave,
Low upon the trampled heather
        In the battle lost at eve.

Now are he and I asunder
        And asunder to remain;
Kingdoms are for othersТ plunder,
        And content for other slain.



Alfred Edward Housman


Alfred Edward Housman's other poems:
  1. Last Poems. 20. The Night Is Freezing Fast
  2. More Poems. 14. The Farms of Home Lie Lost in Even
  3. More Poems. 11. The Rainy Pleiads Wester
  4. More Poems. 28. He, Standing Hushed, a Pace or Two Apart
  5. More Poems. 46. The Land of Biscay


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