Power and Conflict Quotes

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  • Power and Conflict- Quotes
    • Remains: "he’s here in my head when I close my eyes, dug in behind enemy lines"
    • Ozymandias "My name is Ozymandias, king of kings: Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!"
    •    London       "In every cry of every Man, In every Infants cry of fear, In every voice: in every ban"
    • The Prelude "Upreared its head. I struck and struck again And growing still in stature the grim shape Towered up between me and the stars"
    • My Last Duchess  "She thanked men—good! but thanked Somehow—I know not how—as if she ranked My gift of a nine-hundred-years-old name With anybody’s gift. Who’d stoop to blame"
    • Charge of the Light Brigade "Cannon to right of them, Cannon to left of them, Cannon in front of them"
    • Exposure "Our brains ache, in the merciless iced east winds that knife us"
    • Storm On The Island      "Can raise a chorus in a gale So that you can listen to the thing you fear Forgetting that it pummels your house too"
    • Bayonet Charge     "His terror’s touchy dynamite"
    • Poppies "crimped petals, spasms of paper red, disrupting a blockade of yellow bias binding around your blazer"
    •      Tissue        "If buildings were paper, I might feel their drift, see how easily they fall away on a sigh, a shift in the direction of the wind"
    • The Emigree "There once was a country… I left it as a child but my memory of it is sunlight-clear"
    • Checking Out Me History "Dem tell me Dem tell me Wha dem want to tell me"
    • Kamikaze "remembered how he and his brothers waiting on the shore built cairns of pearl-grey pebbles to see whose withstood longest the turbulent inrush of breakers"
  •    Remains       "I see every round as it rips through his life – I see broad daylight on the other side"
  • War Photographer "A hundred agonies in black and white from which his editor will pick out five or six for Sunday’s supplement"


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