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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
The Child and the Soldier
By D. H. Lawrence
 
From “War Films”

      O BROTHER, put me in your pouch
      As you would a fresh, sweet locust-pod.
      For I am frail as a flask of glass,
      As a fine grey egg, or a slender rod,
      O brother; and I am the golden ring        5
      You wear on your finger so gladly. For God
Takes everything from you tomorrow, and gives me everything.
 
 
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