Robbed by Death — but that was easy —

Robbed by Death — but that was easy —
To the failing Eye
I could hold the latest Glowing —
Robbed by Liberty

For Her Jugular Defences —
This, too, I endured —
Hint of Glory — it afforded —
For the Brave Beloved —

Fraud of Distance — Fraud of Danger,
Fraud of Death — to bear —
It is Bounty — to Suspense’s
Vague Calamity —

Stalking our entire Possession
On a Hair’s result —
Then — seesawing — coolly — on it —
Trying if it split —

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