Karle Wilson Baker

(1878 - 1960 / United States)

Within the Alamo


He drew a straight line
Across the dirt floor:
Within, it was death-still--
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  • Gold Star - 10,411 Points * Sunprincess * (5/30/2014 8:48:00 PM)

    .............truly this is a marvelous poem......you penned it perfectly... (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 4,785 Points Savita Tyagi (4/6/2014 4:40:00 PM)

    Great poem. A piece of history portrayed with tenderness. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Jake Pappas (5/11/2006 11:32:00 AM)

    This is a great poem! If you watch the newest movie on the alamo, titled, 'The Alamo', you will see that this movie left out the scence portrayed by this poem which loses some of the courage and bravey always know in the story of the alamo. Besides that, this is a poem that carrys lots of imagery and gives you a good feeling inside!

    Jake Pappas

    P.S. Remember The Alamo! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

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