• Publication Date: 1914
  • Flesch-Kincaid Level: 7
  • Approx. Reading Time: 1 minute
Poetry

Channel Firing

That night your great guns, unawares,Shook all our coffins as we lay,And broke the chancel window-squares,We thought it was the Judgment-dayAnd sat upright. While drearisomeArose the howl of wakened hounds:The mouse let fall the altar-crumb,The worms drew back into the mounds,The glebe cow drooled....
  • Publication Date: 1914
  • Flesch-Kincaid Level: 7
  • Approx. Reading Time: 1 minute