Laurence Binyon

Laurence Binyon was an English poet and scholar. He won the Newdigate Prize for poetry in 1891. Binyon also spent time working for the British Museum. His best-known poem is ‘For the Fallen,’ often read at Remembrance Day ceremonies.

For the Fallen

by Laurence Binyon

‘For the Fallen’ by Laurence Binyon is a beautiful and powerful war poem. It addresses the losses England suffered in World War I while celebrating the soldier’s patriotism and bravery.

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