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Subject: MILITARY DRAFT
Matches Found: 11

BY THE LITTLE BIG-HORN, by JOHN TROTWOOD MOORE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Down to their death in the valley of silence
Last Line: The eight nameless horsemen who never shall die.
Subject(s): Courage; Heroism; Honor; Little Bighorn, Battle Of; Loyalty; Military Service, Compulsory; Monuments; Soldiers; Valor; Bravery; Heroes; Heroines; Conscription; Military Draft; Selective Service


DRAFT AGE, by MARVIN BELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You probably thought you were going to go through life
Subject(s): Military Service, Compulsory; Conscription; Military Draft; Selective Service


EPITAPHS OF THE WAR, 1914-18: BOMBER IN LONDON, by RUDYARD KIPLING    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: On land and sea I strove with anxious care
Last Line: To escape conscription. It was in the air!
Subject(s): Military Service, Compulsory; World War I; Conscription; Military Draft; Selective Service; First World War


ODE ON THE DEATH OF HAIG'S HORSE: 7, by DOUGLAS GARMAN    Poem Text            
First Line: An army's voice! We have an army yet
Last Line: Our loyal passion for our tasteless kings.
Subject(s): Haig, Douglas. 1st Earl Haig (1861-1928); Military Service, Compulsory; Conscription; Military Draft; Selective Service


RECRUITING DRIVE, by CHARLES STANLEY CAUSLEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Under the willow the willow
Alternate Author Name(s): Causley, Charles
Subject(s): Military Service, Compulsory; Social Protest; War; Conscription; Military Draft; Selective Service


SONG FOR THE NINETEENTH, by THOMAS HOOD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The morning sky is hung with mist
Last Line: Why say 'twas in your nineteenth year.
Subject(s): Military Service, Compulsory; Youth; Conscription; Military Draft; Selective Service


THE CONSCRIPT, by MAURICE BARING    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It were disloyalty you say to change
Subject(s): Military Service, Compulsory; Conscription; Military Draft; Selective Service


THE LAST RALLY, by JOHN GOULD FLETCHER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In the midnight, in the rain
Last Line: And another laughs with flashing eyes, sitting bolt upright.
Subject(s): Military Service, Compulsory; World War I; Conscription; Military Draft; Selective Service; First World War


THE PASSING OF THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER, by VILDA SAUVAGE OWENS    Poem Text            
First Line: They are bearing him home through the old virginia valley
Last Line: Offer a prayer—a tear!
Subject(s): Heroism; Honor; Military Service, Compulsory; Military Service, Voluntary; Unknown Soldier; War; Heroes; Heroines; Conscription; Military Draft; Selective Service


THE WAR AT HOME, by WILLARD WATTLES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: God of our fathers, with bowed heads we come
Last Line: Which makes humanity the nations' nation.
Subject(s): Humanity; Military Service, Compulsory; Prayer; Veterans Day; War; War - Home Front; Conscription; Military Draft; Selective Service


WAR DISPLAY, by EDMUND VANCE COOKE    Poem Text            
First Line: This is the song of the thousand who are multipled by twelve
Last Line: For oh, we are proud that we flaunt this flesh in the markets of dismal death!
Subject(s): Death; Military Service, Compulsory; Military Service, Voluntary; Social Protest; Soldiers; War; Youth; Dead, The; Conscription; Military Draft; Selective Service