The Song Of The Borderguard Poem by Robert Duncan - Poem.
Poet and performer Brian Patten first made his name in the 1960s as one of the Liverpool Poets, along with Adrian Henri and Roger McGough. Their aim was to make poetry accessible and to bring it to new audiences. Their popular anthology The Mersey Sound published in 1967 has sold over 250,000 copies to date. Brian was born in Liverpool in 1946.
Crossing the Border Excerpt We looked the part. It was past midnight, well into the weekend. Coming out of Detroit into the Canada side, border guards and checks. We are asked, “Who are you Indians and which side are you from? Barney answers in a broken English. He talks this way.
Night Crossing is a 1982 British-American drama film starring John Hurt, Jane Alexander and Beau Bridges.The film is based on the true story of the Strelzyk and Wetzel families, who on September 16, 1979, attempted to escape from East Germany to West Germany in a homemade hot air balloon, during the days of the Inner German border-era, when emigration to West Germany was strictly prohibited by.
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A list of poems by Robert Burns. This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled.
I the guard because of my guitar belive. I am the certain guard, certain of the Beloved, certain of the lion, certain of the Empire. I with my guitar. Dear, Dear, Dear, Dear, I sing. I, the Prize-Winner, the Poet on Guard. The borderlines of sense in the morning light are naked as a line of poetry in a war.
Mametz Wood Summary The poem takes a reflective journey into Mametz Wood, the final resting place of nearly 4000 Welsh soldiers who gave their lives in service to the country, and who, in return, were accused of cowardice (though this accusation was later withdrawn, it soured relations between the commanding officers for quite some time).