In Ñspel: EXPOSURE, by Wilfred Owen

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Wilfrid Own

 

Ǎr brenz ec, in ɖ mrsilis îst īst windz ɖt nîf s …

Wirid w cīp awec bcz ɖ nît z sîḷnt …

Lo drūpñ flerz cnfyz ǎr meṃri v ɖ sełnt …

Wurid bî sîḷns, sntriz ẃispr, krịs, nrṿs,

Bt nʈñ hapnz.

Woćñ, w hír ɖ mad gusts tugñ on ɖ wîr,

Lîc twićñ aġniz v men amñ its bramblz.

Norʈẉd, insesntli, ɖ flic̣rñ guṇri rumblz,

Far of, lîc a dul rūmr v sm uɖr wor.

Ẃt r w dwñ hir?

Ɖ pôńnt miẓri v dōn bginz t gro …

W onli nǒ wor lasts, ren sǒcs, n clǎdz sag stormi.

Dōn masñ in ɖ īst hr meḷnc̣li armi

Atacs wns mor in rancs on śiṿrñ rancs v gre,

Bt nʈñ hapnz.

Sudn s’xesiv flîts v bŭlits strīc ɖ sîḷns.

Les dedli ɖn ɖ er ɖt śudrz blac wɖ sno,

Wɖ sîdloñ flowñ flecs ɖt floc, pōz, n rny,

W woć ɖm wonḍrñ p n dǎn ɖ wind’z nonśḷns,

Bt nʈñ hapnz.

Pel flecs wɖ fnġrñ stelʈ cm fīlñ fr ǎr fesz—

W crinj in houlz, bac on fgotn drīmz, n stér, sno-dezd,

Dīp intu grasịr dićz. So w drǎz, sún-dozd,

Litrd wɖ blosmz tric̣lñ ẃr ɖ blacbrd fusz.

—Z it ɖt w r dayñ?

Slǒli ǎr gosts drag hom: glimsñ ɖ sunc fîrz, glozd

Wɖ crustd darc-red juwlz; cricits jngl ɖr;

Fr aurz ɖ iṇsnt mîs rjôs: ɖ hǎs z ɖerz;

Śutrz n dorz, ol clozd: on s ɖ dorz r clozd,—

W trn bac t ǎr dayñ.

Sins w b’liv nt uɖwz cn cînd fîrz brn;

Nr evr súnz smîl tru on ćîld, or fīld, or frūt.

Fr God’z invinsbl sprñ ǎr luv z md afred;

Ɖrfr, nt loɖ, w lî ǎt hir; ɖrfr wr born,

Fr luv v God sīmz dayñ.

Tnît, ɖs frost wl fasn on ɖs mud n s,

Śriṿlñ mni handz, n puc̣rñ fōrhedz crisp.

Ɖ beriyñparti, pics n śuvlz in śecñ grasp,

Pōz ovr haf-noun fesz. Ol ɖer îz r îs,

Bt nʈñ hapnz.

SPRÑ IN Đ TRENĆZ, RIJ WŬD │ Pōl Naś, 1917

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CLASICS IN ÑSPEL

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