the burning of the leaves poem

Laurence Binyon: The Burning of the Leaves

Paul O’Prey, editor of Laurence Binyon, Poems of Two Wars, reads and discusses ‘The Burning of the Leaves’, Binyon’s extraordinary poem set in London during the Blitz When the Second World War broke out in 1939, Laurence Binyon was 70 – but that didn’t stop him feeling that same sense of wanting to be made […]

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