The poet Isaac Rosenberg died at the age of 27. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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World War I-era poet and artist best known for Poems from the Trenches. Many of his war poems, including “Dead Man’s Dump” and “Break of Day in the Trenches,” were written during his time as a soldier.
He was the son of Latvian-Jewish parents and grew up in London’s East End.
I can only say that one’s individual situation is more real and important to oneself than the devastations of fates and empires especially when they do not vitally affect oneself.
I wanted to write a battle song for the Judeans but so far I can think of nothing noble and weighty enough.
I will not leave a corner of my consciousness covered up, but saturate myself with the strange and extraordinary new conditions of this life, and it will all refine itself into poetry later on.
I never joined the army for patriotic reasons.
Being by the nature of my upbringing, all my energies having been directed to one channel of activity, crippled from other activities and made helpless even to live.