When I'm asleep, dreaming and lulled and warm,—
They come, the homeless ones, the noiseless dead.
While the dim charging breakers of the storm
Bellow and drone and rumble overhead,
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Siegfried Sassoon's poem "Sick Leave" was published in Georgian Poetry 1918-1919. To read this poem in full in a digitized version of this publication, follow the link(s) below: