Clasics in Ñspel: KILLED IN ACTION, by William H. Davies

CILD IN AX́N

W H Devis

Hapi ɖ man huz hom z stl
In Nećr’z grīn n pīsfl wez;
T wec n hír ɖ brdz so lǎd,
Ɖt scrīm fr jô t si ɖ sún
Z śolḍrñ past a suḷn clǎd.

N w hv noun ɖoz dez, ẃn w
Wd wêt t hír ɖ ccu frst;
Ẃn y n I, wɖ ʈtfl mînd,
Wd hlp a brd t hîd hr nst,
Fr fir v uɖr handz les cînd.

Bt ɖǎ, mî frend, art layñ ded:
Wor, wɖ its hel-born ćîldiśnis,
Hz clemd ɖî lîf, wɖ mni mor:
Ɖ man ɖt luvd ɖs Ñgḷnd wel,
N nvr left it wns bfr.

CLASICS IN ÑSPEL

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