WWI Poem, 1948

Just a thought

And just to think -

A slap of ink, embroiled the world

in War! A fleet of ships through “U” boats slink -

A Kaiser is no more.

I tried to find a source for this little, not-quite-rhyming poem, that was near the end of my great-grandfather’s WWI memoir,  but I came up empty.  Turns out that, besides surviving mustard gas and coming back to North Dakota to make a family, he also had a little bit of poet in him.    I had a short day at work, so I used my free time on Veteran’s Day to transcribe his entire memoir, which is linked just above.

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One Response to “WWI Poem, 1948”

  1. Grace Di Thomas-Di Virgilio says:

    What a wonderful way to honor your great-grandfather! I will bookmark this to read it later. Interesting blog & great photos. Best wishes to you.

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