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Leslie Coulson

1889–1916

Leslie Coulson was an English poet and Royal Fusilier born in 1889. One collected volume of his poetry, From an Outpost and Other Poems (E. MacDonald) was published posthumously in 1917. He died in battle during the first World War in 1916.

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War

What war has left its wake of whitened bone,
Soft stems of summer grass shall wave again,
And all the blood that war has ever strewn
                                  Is but a passing stain.