An Inscription Poem by Ambrose Bierce

An Inscription

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A conqueror as provident as brave,
He robbed the cradle to supply the grave.
His reign laid quantities of human dust:
He fell upon the just and the unjust.

COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Edward Kofi Louis 23 October 2017

To supply the grave! ! Thanks for sharing.

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Rose Marie Juan-austin 23 October 2017

A short witty poem that depicts massive deaths.

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James Mclain 23 October 2017

I think he meant that it rained on the Just and unjust alike.. iip.. James

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Subhas Chandra Chakra 23 October 2017

A very small yet splendid creation by the poet. Thanks for sharing it.

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Kumarmani Mahakul 23 October 2017

He fell upon the just and the unjust.... great theme inside it. Beautiful poem in concise.

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Bernard F. Asuncion 23 October 2017

Such a brilliant write by Ambrose Bierce.....

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