Poetry

Soldier poetry

This little booklet was sold by ex-soldiers to raise money - it can be found in various versions, each carrying a different cover and "author."

View PDF: Nixon - Verses.pdf

The Clarion - Dominion Day 1916

This poem, printed in Prince Rupert, British Columbia, is typical of the highly emotional verse that was so common during the First World War.

Philo Woitas, “War”

In September 1939, a church magazine in Holland, Manitoba, printed this poem about the coming of war.

View PDF: ghsept1939.pdf

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