poet Walter de la Mare

Walter de la Mare

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Napoleon

'What is the world, O soldiers?
It is I:
I, this incessant snow,
This northern sky;
Soldiers, this solitude
Through which we go
Is I.'

Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

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  • Tarko66 (9/9/2018 8:28:00 AM)

    A beautifully concise poetic monument to suffering and mgalomania

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