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Christina: Leaving for the Front
Troops leaving England for the Front, 1915

LEAVING FOR THE FRONT

I'm leaving for the Front, my dear,
and I don't know your name!
Let me kiss your cheek, my dear,
I may never be the same -
I may not ever see you
or England's shore again
So kiss me, my unknown one,
Until - I don't know when.
I'm leaving for the Front, my dear,
I don't know what I'll see
So kiss me gently, dear one,
And say a prayer for me.

©Copyright March 2004 by Christina