A Scrap of Paper

Original Text: 
"Woodbine Willy" [Rev. G. A. Studdert-Kennedy], Rough Rhymes of a Padre (London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1919): 40. 1919/5/85 Cambridge University Library
1Just a little scrap of paper
3And the whole world is a ruin,
4     Even Hope.

Notes

2] Official notification of the death of a relative in battle came to the family in such envelopes. Back to Line
Publication Start Year: 
1918
RPO poem Editors: 
Ian Lancashire
RPO Edition: 
2002
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