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"War" was published in From an Outpost and Other Poems (E. MacDonald, 1917).

War

What war has left its wake of whitened bone,
Soft stems of summer grass shall wave again,
And all the blood that war has ever strewn
                                  Is but a passing stain.
 

This poem is in the public domain.

This poem is in the public domain.

Leslie Coulson

Leslie Coulson was an English poet and Royal Fusilier born in 1889.