Dark as pitch - Dawn spreads light
Dark as dead - Dawn expires graves
Dark withers - Dawn freshness wears
Dark un-paths - Dawn re-strides.
(a call to alms)
fðlmes ðf þæt giernans
(hands of the beggars)
The moment we wake up
Before we put on our war-paint make up
We say a little anti-British prayer for you
While combing our Indian wigs now,
She saw a 1917 recruitment poster
for the United States Navy - yeoman
meant women; Loretta joined; then
she became the first active duty
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