Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, KILLED PIAVE-JULY 8-1918, by ERNEST HEMINGWAY

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First Line: Desire and / all the sweet pulsing aches
Last Line: On my hot-swollen, throbbing soul
Subject(s): World War I - Casualties

Desire and
All the sweet pulsing aches
And gentle hurtings
That were you,
Are gone into the sullen dark.
Now in the night you come unsmiling
To lie with me
A dull, cold, rigid bayonet
On my hot-swollen, throbbing sou

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