The Blackest Lie

Big bully Belgium,
Breathing blood and flame,
Crafty as a serpent
In a cunning game,

by Jessie Pope Click to read full poem

Comments (6)

Fanastic write, Jessie Pope! I loved it!
Love this poem, brilliant piece of work
Interesting work Jessie Pope
Such a terrible time in history portrayed in this ironic poem.
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hahaha! Immaculate! And I heartily agree with her whimsical deduction: The reasons behind WW1 are incredibly stupid, but no much more than Germany's zest to conquer all.