The ‘Ode of Remembrance’
Category : Articles
They went with songs to the battle, they were young.
Straight of limb, true of eyes, steady and aglow.
They were staunch to the end against odds uncounted,
They fell with their faces to the foe.
They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning,
We will remember them.
The “Ode of Remembrance” is an ode taken from Laurence Binyon’s poem “For the Fallen”, which was first published in The Times in September 1914.