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'Twas fighting for his Life he was—

Emily Dickinson


'Twas fighting for his Life he was—
That sort accomplish well—
The Ordnance of Vitality
Is frugal of its Ball.

It aims once—kills once—conquers once—
There is no second War
In that Campaign inscrutable
Of the Interior.

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 28 Feb 2021 10:50 PM | Viewed: 12749 times

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