Rosa's Poem

Posted in General Village Interest

This is a poem from Rosa Riley's small book of poetry, which we often dip into. Very sadly Rosa is no longer with us but she often puts her finger on the right subject.

1939
The winds of war were blowing all across the land,
Our heads were buried deeper, ever deeper in the sand.
We didn't wish to know it, didn't want to understand
That the winds of war were blowing all across the land.

Some warned that it could happen, and time has proved them right,
In spite of our disbelief, the time had come to fight.
Now many of our brave young men lie buried in the sand,
For the winds of war were blowing all across the land.