Rupert Brooke

Literary Birthday – 3 August – Rupert Brooke

Rupert Brooke was born 3 August 1887, and died 23 April 1915.

If I should die, think only this of me:
That there’s some corner of a foreign field
That is for ever England.

Rupert Brooke was an English poet known for his idealistic war sonnets written during World War I, especially The Soldier. He is the author of 1914, and other poems.

Source for Image

From The Collected Poems of Rupert Brook: With a Memoir, 1918

by Amanda Patterson

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Posted on: 3rd August 2013
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