Thursday, January 1, 2004

An Allegory Comments

Rating: 2.7

The fight was over, and the battle won
A soldier, who beneath his chieftain’s eye
Had done a might deed and done it well,
And done it as the world will have it done—


Barcroft Henry Thomas Boake
Dr Antony Theodore 28 September 2020

Proud of his wounds, proud of the promised cross, Turned to his rear-rank man, who on his gun Leant heavily apart. ‘Ho, friend! ’ he called, ‘You did not fight then: were you left behind? a very fine poem. tony

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