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Behind the firing line, and other poems of the war.

May Herschel-Clarke

Behind the firing line, and other poems of the war.

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Published by Erskine MacDonald in London .
Written in English


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  When he sent it back to James, he shortened the title to "A Reason for Keeping Silent." The title was changed a third time, appearing in its current version when Yeats included it a book of his poems published a year after the war ended. I think the current title is the strongest because it names an action (being asked) and directly references war.   I had a short poem by William Butler Yeats pretty accurately by heart, except for one word, in the fourth line: “On Being Asked for a War Poem” I think it better that in times like these.   Rachel Mennies is the author of The Glad Hand of God Points Backwards, winner of the Walt McDonald First-Book Prize in Poetry and finalist for a National Jewish Book Award, and the chapbook No Silence in the poems and essays have appeared recently at Waxwing, The Poetry Foundation, The Adroit Journal, and elsewhere. Beginning with the selection, Mennies .


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