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Gilbert Frankau

“Headquarters,” Gilbert Frankau

TweetHeadquarters A league and a league from the trenches–from the traversed maze of the lines, Where daylong the sniper watches and daylong the bullet whines, And the cratered earth is in travail with mines and with countermines– Here, where haply … Continue reading

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Gilbert Frankau, "Eyes in the Air"

TweetEyes in the Air Our guns are a league behind us, our target a mile below,And there’s never a cloud to blind us from the haunts of our lurking foe–Sunk pit whence his shrapnel tore us, support-trench crest concealed,As clear … Continue reading

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