Laurence Binyon Poems

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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