Arthur Patchett Martin

(18 February 1851 – 15 February 1902 / Woolwich, Kent, England)

Arthur Patchett Martin Poems

1. Bushland 1/4/2003
2. Love and War 1/1/2004
3. A Romance In The Rough 4/21/2010
4. In Memoriam Matris 4/21/2010
5. The Cynic of the Woods 1/1/2004
6. My Cousin From Pall Mall 4/21/2010
7. A Bush Study, A La Watteau 4/21/2010

Love and War

THE CHANCELLOR mused as he nibbled his pen
(Sure no Minister ever looked wiser),
And said, “I can summon a million of men
To fight for their country and Kaiser;

“While that shallow charlatan ruling o’er France,
Who deems himself deeper than Merlin,
Thinks he and his soldiers have only to dance
To the tune of the Can-can to Berlin.

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