Marjory Nicholls, Collected Poems, comp. Niel Wright (Wellington: Original Books, 2009).
3There are scarlet poppies in a field of France
1] poppies: a widespread species, common to Europe and typically having large, showy red flowers that came to symbolize the fallen soldiers in World War I. Back to Line
2] debonair: stylish and charming Back to Line
4] flaunting: to display something, especially in order to provoke envy or show defiance. Back to Line
Publication Start Year:
The Spike (1917).
RPO poem Editors:
Cameron La Follette