December 1939

"Big Mac"

Volume 0, Issue 0

Edward J Linser

"They whom the Gods love, die young!"

And! . . . . And-He is dead!

Clear eyed and smiling he went down

In the splendor of his youth and strength

In the dust of a Border town

His eyes blazing with the joy of battle

The aura of his hair a crown!

He was my friend, a friend so true,

We swore the blood in another land

And then we took the trail anew.

In the stink and dust of an alien land

He died and I never knew!

"They whom the Gods love, die young!"

And! . . . . And-He is dead!

-Teneyek vanDensen.

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