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Canadian Poets of the Great War…

In 1918, W.D. Lighthall gave the Presidential Address to the Royal Society of Canada, titled Canadian Poets of the Great War.  A very delicate pamphlet was produced, running to a little more than twenty pages. Difficult to find in its … Continue reading

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The Reveille of Romance (1917 version)…

The Reveille of Romance (Written on the way to England, October, 1914; revised during convalescence in Canada, June, 1917.) Regret no more our sensual sloth nor say Romance is dead; Bright-helmed against the oppressive night Romance has raised her head. … Continue reading

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The Reveille of Romance…

The Reveille of Romance. (Written in early October, 1914, in mid- ocean, on board H.M. Troopship “Megantic,” of the fleet bearing the first contingent of the Canadian Expeditionary Force to England.) Regret no more the age of arms, Nor sigh … Continue reading

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Spring in the Foothills…

Spring In The Foothills RIDE!  Ride!                                                                                                                                         For the Winter snows have run                                                                                                      From their foe, the April sun,                                                                                                         And the roses rise in pride on the grassy mountain side,                                                       (Then ride !)                                                                                                                                   Where the echo of my shout                                                                                                       Comes a-rolling … Continue reading

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