EMILY DICKINSON:
You gave us the bumble bee who has a soul,
The everlasting traveler among the hollyhocks,
And how God plays around a back yard garden.

STEVIE CRANE:
War is kind and we never knew the kindness of war till
you came;
Nor the black riders and clashes of spear and shield out
of the sea,
Nor the mumblings and shouts that rise from dreams on
call.

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  1. Roger Foreman says:

    Anybody know the source of the third line of Crane: “mumblings and shouts that rise from dreams on call”
    From Crane’s poetry, like the first two?
    A line from a story? from _The Red Badge of Courage_?

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