ITALY: Nevermore

While the bombers, southward flocking,

set Italian cities rocking,

Suddenly there came a knocking

at Il Duce's office door.

He, with fiery decision,

opened to admit a vision

An expected apparition

who had often called before—

Destiny at hand once more.

Britain's "Sagittarius" (real name Olga Katzin) has a nasty knack of rhyming world political events into their proper perspective. Her parody of Poe's The Raven was given documentation last week by events in Italy.

Bomb-panicked families in Turin brushed aside the call of destiny, left their war jobs and trudged, across Alpine snows to Savoy and the French Riviera. They...

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