. . . Down the horn
Of her ear-trumpet I convey
The news that: "It is Judgment Day!"
"Speak louder; I don't catch, my dear."
I roared: "It is the Trump we hear!"
"The What?""The T R U M P!" . . .
"I shall complain
Those boy-scouts practising again!"
Solo for Ear-Trumpet, by Edith Sitwell
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