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Slink, the Rat: A Nursery Rhyme for War Babies by Kim Beattie. The Star Weekly (Toronto), December 12th, 1925. Click for much larger resolution (and then click again). Kim Beattie’s archive is housed in the 48th Highlanders’ Museum in Toronto; … Continue reading
Given my previous post about Canon Frederick George Scott, & The Great Was As I Saw It, I thought today an ideal time to post one of my favourite of Kim Beattie’s poems from And You! It’s called Bomb-Proofers, with … Continue reading
After Vimy In flashes melt my dull-day comforts; I drift a-dream down flaming ways; I see the loom of nature’s ramparts In Vimy’s red-embroidered haze! At Neuville Ste. Vaaste (reliefs there mustered) Are files of men, dim, … Continue reading
The First Gas Before St. Julien, the Canadian soldier carried on the war with his enemy without bitterness, simply beliveing that a job must be done. We’re back of a copse an’ we’ve dug a hole For six of … Continue reading
After looking for a copy for some time, I finally tracked down a copy of Kim Beattie’s “And You!” sans dust jacket this past summer; since then I’ve been trawling online every couple of days for a jacketed copy. As … Continue reading
Star Shells The star shells, like the souls of men, Are gleaming through the gloom, A lovely radiance shudd’ring up Above a foul, grim tomb, To hang in brooding brightness till The fall brings black of … Continue reading