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A Rendezvous With Death | American Experience

Alan Seeger was an American poet living in Paris when war broke out in 1914. He joined the French Foreign Legion and wrote to his mother the he hoped she would “see the thing as I do and think that I have done well…doing my share for the side that I think right…” A few months before he was killed in action, he wrote a poem called “I Have a Rendezvous with Death.”
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