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Guard Of The Eastern Gate

Rating: 2.8

Halifax sits on her hills by the sea
In the might of her pride,--
Invincible, terrible, beautiful, she
With a sword at her side.

To right and to left of her, battlements rear
And fortresses frown;
While she sits on her throne without favour or fear
With her cannon as crown.

Coast guard and sentinel, watch of the weal
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Edward Hester 11 July 2006

Great poem! Creates the mood of resolute determination to resist in a very few words.

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