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  2. Maksym Kryvtsov - Wikipedia

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    Occupation (s) Poet, soldier. Awards. Order of Merit. Maksym Oleksandrovych Kryvtsov ( Ukrainian: Максим Олександрович Кривцов; 22 January 1990 – 7 January 2024) was a Ukrainian poet, photographer, public figure, volunteer and soldier. He was a Junior sergeant of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, [1] and participant in ...

  3. O Captain! My Captain! - Wikipedia

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    My Captain! " is an extended metaphor poem written by Walt Whitman in 1865 about the death of U.S. president Abraham Lincoln. Well received upon publication, the poem was Whitman's first to be anthologized and the most popular during his lifetime. Together with "When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd", "Hush'd Be the Camps To-Day", and "This ...

  4. Boots (poem) - Wikipedia

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    Boots" is a poem by English author and poet Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936). It was first published in 1903, in his collection The Five Nations. "Boots" imagines the repetitive thoughts of a British Army infantryman marching by forced marches in South Africa during the Second Boer War (which had ended in 1902). It has been said that if the first ...

  5. The Vacant Chair - Wikipedia

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    The Vacant Chair. " The Vacant Chair " is a poem that was written following the death of John William Grout (July 25, 1843 – October 21, 1861). Grout was a soldier killed in the American Civil War during the Battle of Ball's Bluff. The poem, written by Henry S. Washburn was put to music by George Frederick Root and became a popular song of ...

  6. Tommy (Kipling poem) - Wikipedia

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    Tommy (Kipling poem) " Tommy " is an 1890 poem [1] by Rudyard Kipling, reprinted in his 1892 Barrack-Room Ballads. [2] The poem addresses the ordinary British soldier of Kipling's time in a sympathetic manner. [3] It is written from the point of view of such a soldier, and contrasts the treatment they receive from the general public during ...

  7. Barrack-Room Ballads - Wikipedia

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    First (1892) edition of Barrack-Room Ballads and Other Verses (publ. Methuen). The Barrack-Room Ballads are a series of songs and poems by Rudyard Kipling, dealing with the late-Victorian British Army and mostly written in a vernacular dialect.

  8. The Charge of the Light Brigade (poem) - Wikipedia

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    The Charge of the Light Brigade (Tennyson) at Wikisource. " The Charge of the Light Brigade " is an 1854 narrative poem by Alfred, Lord Tennyson about the Charge of the Light Brigade at the Battle of Balaclava during the Crimean War. He wrote the original version on 2 December 1854, and it was published on 9 December 1854 in The Examiner.

  9. Our Hitch in Hell - Wikipedia

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    Our Hitch in Hell. " Our Hitch in Hell " is a ballad by American poet Frank Bernard Camp, originally published as one of 49 [1] ballads in a 1917 collection entitled American Soldier Ballads, that went on to inspire multiple variants among American law enforcement and military, either as The Final Inspection, the Soldier's Prayer (or Poem ...