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Resources for organisers and presenters of Remembrance Events

On this page
  • Remembrance Poems and Readings

  • About copyright. Simple steps to staying within the law.

  • Links to contemporary remembrance poems

A 120 page collection of poems, prayers, lyrics, famous statements and speeches with an introduction on the origin of remembrance events.
Now available direct from the publisher at a reduced price

The chapters of
Remembrance Poems and Readings

  • Introduction


  • Remembrance Events

  • Peace    

  • Forgiveness and Reconciliation  

  • “Why, Soldiers? Why?”  

  • Brothers in Arms   

  • Reasons for War     

  • Patriotism — Popular Patriotic and Uplifting Hymns and Songs    

  • Those Remaining    

  • Reflections on War    

  • Messages to Those Remaining    

  • “Say Not Soft Things”    

  • Personal Loss    


  • Brief introduction to international laws on war   

  • Brief biographical notes on living contributors   

  • Authors’ personal introductions to their poems    

  • Details of remembrance organisations and those offering support for members of armed forces: Remembrance, Support, Peace, Human Rights

  • Copyright advice

  • Index of Titles and Authors 

Contributors include

Laurence Binyon  -  full text of For the Fallen

ANZAC Requiem

John Milton

John Galsworthy

Kazumi Matsui  -  Mayor of Hiroshima

Israel Zangwill

Extracts fro The Bible and the Qur'an

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

Edith Cavell

Vaclav Havel

Wilfred Owen

Charles Sorley

W E Henley

William Noel Hodgson

Edward Thomas,

Winston Churchill

John Locke

William Shakespeare

Samuel Francis Smith

Julia Ward Howe

Isaac Watts

William Thackeray

Ann Fitch, Countess of Winchelsea

Arthur Hugh Clough

Sigmund Freud

General Dwight Eisenhower

Abraham Lincoln

John McCrae

Christina Rosetti

Emily Dickinson

Key facts about
Remembrance Poems and Readings

120 pages paperback. 127mm x 197mm,  5" x 73/4"

Published by Saxon Books   ISBN 978-0-9528969-6-8
£11-95 (UK).

Buy direct from the publisher, Saxon Books,
at a reduced price.

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