Emily Dickinson

(10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts)

My friend attacks my friend!


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My friend attacks my friend!
Oh Battle picturesque!
Then I turn Soldier too,
And he turns Satirist!
How martial is this place!
Had I a mighty gun
I think I'd shoot the human race
And then to glory run!

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003
Edited: Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Topic of this poem: friend


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