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WWI anthology includes Robert Graves attack on 'scum' celebrating victory

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'Intensely bitter' draft of poem November 11th expresses horror at 'thoughtless and ignorant' crowds

Robert Graves's early draft of a poem in which he condemns the crowds celebrating the Armistice as "thoughtless and ignorant scum", which the author had considered unprintable when he first wrote it in 1918, is appearing for the first time as a poem in its own right in a new anthology of war poetry.

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