Aroused and angry
Aroused and angry, I thought to beat the alarum,
and urge relentless war;
But soon my fingers fail’d me, my face droop’d,
and I resign’d myself,
To sit by the wounded and soothe them,
or silently watch the dead….
Submitted by Tino Brütsch
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