National Geographic : 1944 May
Staff Photographer Maynard Owen Williams Like a Glittering Waterfall, Skyros Spreads Wide Below a CrumblingAcropolis Near the top of the cubist town is a monument to Rupert Brooke, young English poet and naval officer who died onSkyros in1915. Shortly before his death he wrote the war poem, "1914," describing his grave as destined to contain a "richer dust . . . that is for ever England." He isburied inthe near-by hills.