Isaac Rosenberg (1890–1918)

139 Break of Day in the Trenches

Break of Day in the Trenches is available here.
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.”

Exercises

  1. Line 2, Druid: Member of ancient Celtic priesthood, appearing in legends as magicians or wizards.
  2. Line 5,  Parapet: Wall protecting a trench.

 

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