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Hagedorn, "Prayer during Battle"

Prayer during Battle

Lord, in this hour of tumult,
Lord, in this night of fears,
Keep open, oh, keep open
My eyes, my ears.

Not blindly, not in hatred,
Lord, let me do my part.
Keep open, oh, keep open
My mind, my heart!

--Hermann Hagedorn
Tags: poetry, wwi, wwi poems
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