The Shell [poem, 8 March 1918]

[Editor: A poem published in Aussie: The Australian Soldiers’ Magazine, no. 3, 8 March 1918.]

The Shell.

A shrieking wail as a shell goes by
And a distant boom and a glow,
White wreaths of smoke floating up to the sky,
And a crimson stain on the snow.

— Pip.



Source:
Aussie: The Australian Soldiers’ Magazine, no. 3, 8 March 1918, page 5

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