Poetry of Kansas

Recognitions

Old Warrior
 
War found him fearless, strong,
      And left him broken;
Peace will uphold his step
      Till God hath spoken.
 
Young Warrior
 
Columbia weeps
      Over her losses.
Blow, requiem winds,
      Past the white crosses.
 
Salvation Army
 
They give and give again,
      To serve all human need;
The world their battle ground,
      Humanity, their creed.

__Ignatius I. Murphy.

Contemporary Kansas Poetry
Helen Rhoda Hoopes
page 94
(Kansas City: Joseph D. Havens Company. 1927)

 
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