Crossed Out Swastika

“The Crossed Out Swastika” by Cyrus Cassells

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Cyrus Cassells’ fifth collection of poems, The Crossed-Out Swastika, treads the familiar yet treacherous and muddy ground of World War II. For a less skilful poet, such hostile territory may have presented an insurmountable challenge. For Cassells’, however, the atrocities of war provide an opportunity to show us that, even in its darkest hour, the will and tenacity of the human spirit endures.

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