Oh were he and I together
Shipmates on the fleeted main,
through the summer weather
To the spoil of France or Spain.
were he and I together,
Locking hands and taking leave,
upon the trampled heather
In the battle lost at eve.
are he and I asunder
And asunder to remain;
for others' plunder,
And content for other slain.
A rare and previously unpublished poem by A E Housman is to be auctioned, reports The Independent.
Oh Were He And I Together was written about his lifelong unrequited pash, Moses Jackson.
From photos of hot sports dudes to poetry by Edwardian dead gaylords - who else gives you all this?
PS You may have guessed there's not much in medialand for Fagburn today. Still lookin'...