War

Original Text: 
"Woodbine Willy" [Rev. G. A. Studdert Kennedy], Rough Rhymes of a Padre (London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1919): 39. 1919/5/85 Cambridge University Library
1There's a soul in the Eternal,
2Standing stiff before the King.
3There's a little English maiden
4     Sorrowing.
5There's a proud and tearless woman,
6Seeing pictures in the fire.
7There's a broken battered body
8     On the wire.
Publication Start Year: 
1918
RPO poem Editors: 
Ian Lancashire
RPO Edition: 
2002
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