An Inscription

A conqueror as provident as brave,
He robbed the cradle to supply the grave.

by Ambrose Bierce Click to read full poem

Comments (6)

A short witty poem that depicts massive deaths.
I think he meant that it rained on the Just and unjust alike.. iip.. James
A very small yet splendid creation by the poet. Thanks for sharing it.
He fell upon the just and the unjust.... great theme inside it. Beautiful poem in concise.
Such a brilliant write by Ambrose Bierce.....
To supply the grave! ! Thanks for sharing.