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The Game Keeper

by Show of Hands https://youtu.be/5gkAlLdZ4Hs From the album, Centenary, The Gamekeeper has been launched as a single to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first day of the Battle of the Somme.

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what remains?

what remains? not the noise of battle not the trenches not the mud not the young men places remain Passchendaele, Somme, Verdun and names on headstones in manicured cemeteries identical memorials camouflaging those who lie beneath and poppies what remains? not the...

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Ballad of 1st July

Won’t you wait for me, when the skies grow dark Won’t you tarry, for me in the dawn Won’t you wait for me, when the Lark doth rise Above the golden corn Won’t you wait for me, when the first snow falls Won’t you dally, for me in the spring Won’t you wait for me, when...

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Remembrance, to a Soldier

I will never know your voice, I will never know your smile ....but I know that you gave I will never know your loves I will never know your hates. ...but I know that you gave .....you gave your life in the war to end all wars (so-called), on the Somme. "Killed in...

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