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John Gillespie Magee, Jr. - "Per Ardua" — The Last Poem?
... Shortly after Magee's first combat action on November 8, 1941, Magee sent his family another poem (".. ... is not certain, this poem is quite possibly the last that Magee wrote ...

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    Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of earth,
    And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings ...
    And while with silent lifting mind I’ve trod
    The high, untrespassed sanctity of space,
    Put out my hand and touched the face of God.
    —John Gillespie Magee (c. 1922–1941)

    I’ve been things and seen places.
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