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‘My World War I Poem’ by Bill Manhire

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Verse by Wellington writer Bill Manhire.


My World War I Poem


Inside each trench, the sound of prayer.

Inside each prayer, the sound of digging.




From Some Things to Place in a Coffin, by Bill Manhire (Victoria University Press, $30), available at Unity Books. 

Feature image courtesy of Auckland War Memorial Museum.

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