Poetry

Captain Marvel

We couldn’t let this edition of Army&You pass without acknowledging inspirational war veteran Captain Tom Moore, who was appointed Honorary Colone...

Deploy-vent 274 days

Kylie McCaffrey wrote a poem whilst her husband was away on a nine-month operational tour. She found putting pen to paper a cathartic release while sh...

Dependants

SHARON Green is currently serving, although about to leave, and is also a military spouse. Sharon and her husband rely on a lot of people for support,...

‘Twas the night before moving

LOTS of military families will be able to relate to army spouse Gillian Low’s poem summing up her experience in moving house... ‘Twas the nig...

You can tell a soldier

You can tell a soldier by Clive Sanders You can tell a soldier by the clothes that he will wear, By the way he stands, his sharp commands, A...

The medals on your chest

The medals on your chest by Clive Sanders   The Remembrance Day parade had passed through the Somerset town, The old man had dressed sm...

Military Child

WRITTEN one evening at boarding school, Lottie Butterworth (14) sent this poem to her dad who has been away on an eight-month tour in Afghanistan. It ...

What They Really Were

GOT a poem you would like to share with Army&You’s readers? Send it, preferably along with a photograph, to deped@aff.org.uk and we’ll feature it ...

Reggie, Kevin, Charlie and Ron

GOT a poem you would like to share with Army&You’s readers? Send it, preferably along with a photograph, to deped@aff.org.uk and we’ll feature it ...

Brothers in Arms

GOT a poem you would like to share with Army&You’s readers? Send it, preferably along with a photograph, to deped@aff.org.uk and we’ll feature it ...