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The Western Front by ChrisRawlins The Western Front by ChrisRawlins
All quiet on the Western Front, nobody saw
A youth asleep in the foreign soil, planted by the war
Feel the pulse of human blood pouring forth
See the stems of Europe bend under force

So tired of this garden's grief, nobody cares
Old kin kiss the small white cross, their only souvenir
See the Prussian offense fly, weren't we grand
To place the feel of cold sharp steel in their hands

It's gone all quiet on the Western Front, male angels sigh
Ghosts float in a flooded trench as Germany dies
Fever reaps the flowers of France, fair-haired boys
String the harps to Victory's voice, joyous noise

All quiet
All quiet
All quiet on the Western Front


All Quiet on the Western Front
Written by Bernie Taupin
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RuggierosBradamant Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
I love the colors you've put on this.
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RangerGxi Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2011
And today... young men still fight for the interests of wealthy capitalists and politicans who do not represent the people's wishes.
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unit1138 Featured By Owner May 31, 2011  Hobbyist
doesn't look very quiet to me... ah well thats why the tittle is ironic
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Lelith2013 Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2009
Alles ist auf der Westlichen Frontseite Ruhig...

I love it!
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XxLonesomeDovexX Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2009
Amazing poem,
Goes wonderfully with the picture.
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ChrisRawlins Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2009
Thanks, although I'm afraid the poem is not mine. They are the lyrics to All Quiet on the Western Front written by Bernie Taupin and performed by Elton John.
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XxLonesomeDovexX Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2009
Mm, i see. Well the picture is very great.
Thanks for the clafification.
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Daniel-Storm Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2008
That is a very good piece of work. Very emotional.
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MensjeDeZeemeermin Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2008
Very, very evocative of the Great War--made me think of what the British saw when Ludendorff unleased die Friedensturmen. Foch had his great moment-- "I would fight before Amiens, I would fight in Amiens, I would fight behind Amiens and I would keep on fighting as long as I had the ability to fight." Winston Churchill was at that meeting. Perhaps you were there.
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MyFullm3talHeart Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2008
Oh WOW.
This is so amazing!!

I just looked up AQWF for a project...
but this just blew me away o__o
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