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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
The Joke
By Wilfrid Wilson Gibson
 
From “Battle”

HE’D even have his joke
While we were sitting tight,
And so he needs must poke
His silly head in sight
To whisper some new jest        5
Chortling. But as he spoke
A rifle cracked …
And now God knows when I shall hear the rest!
 
 
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