Treasure Island

Maurice Hewlett

(1861-1923 / England)

Poems of Maurice Hewlett

1. In The Trenches 10/5/2010
2. Leto's Child 10/5/2010
3. Oreithyia 10/5/2010
4. Prologue To The Argive Women 10/5/2010
5. Soldier, Soldier 10/5/2010
6. To The Belgians 10/5/2010

In The Trenches

As I lay in the trenches
Under the Hunter's Moon,
My mind ran to the lenches
Cut in a Wiltshire down.

I saw their long black shadows,
The beeches in the lane,
The gray church in the meadows
And my white cottage-plain.

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