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Gibson, "The Fear"

The Fear

I do not fear to die
'Neath the open sky,
To meet death in the fight
Face to face, upright.

But when at last we creep
Into a hole to sleep,
I tremble, cold with dread,
Lest I wake up dead.

--Wilfrid Wilson Gibson
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