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Emily Dickinson - Bless God, he went as soldiers,

Bless God, he went as soldiers,
His musket on his breast --
Grant God, he charge the bravest
Of all the martial blest!

Please God, might I behold him
In epauletted white --
I should not fear the foe then --
I should not fear the fight!

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 147. Bless God, he went as soldiers,
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Jul 30 2011

Comment 2 of 2, added on October 23rd, 2011 at 7:09 PM.
paraphrase

i wanna a paraphrase to this poem

revan from Egypt
Comment 1 of 2, added on November 16th, 2005 at 9:12 AM.

i think that it is a good poem for a family that has a family member in the war or has fought in a war.

diana birch from United States

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