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19.3: Break of Day in the Trenches

Break of Day in the Trenches is available via the following link:
You are encouraged to read all the other poems, including the Donne and Blake poems, but read at least “Break of Day in the Trenches.”

Explanatory Notes

Line 2, Druid: Member of ancient Celtic priesthood, appearing in legends as magicians or wizards.

Line 5,  Parapet: Wall protecting a trench.

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