Ambrose Bierce

(24 June 1842 - 26 December 1913 / Horse Cave Creek, Ohio)

Convalescent ['By Good Men's Prayers See Grant Restored!'] - Poem by Ambrose Bierce

'By good men's prayers see Grant restored!'
Shouts Talmage, pious creature!
Yes, God, by supplication bored
From every droning preacher,
Exclaimed: 'So be it, tiresome crew
But I've a crow to pick with _you_.'


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, September 27, 2012



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