The Great War

from Great Poems of the World War, an electronic edition

"As She is Spoke"

I'VE heard a half a dozen times

Folks call it Reims.

That isn't right, though, so it seems,

Perhaps it's Reims.

Poor city ruined now by flames--

Can it be Reims?--

That once was one of France's gems-

More likely Reims.

I'll get it right sometime, perchance

I'm told it's Reims.