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Sunday, 11 November 2007

In Flanders Fields

As we observe Remembrance Day in Canada today, I just wanted to share a few things with you...


In Flanders Field

Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, MD (1872-1918)

(Every school age child memorizes this poem)

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My Grandpa - he came home to his family, for which we will forever be thankful.

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That Brief Moment of Silence

I see,
soliders running
through the smog.

I see,
soldiers falling
to their death.

I see,
families crying
over just one letter.

I see,
soldiers lowered
in Flander's Field.

That is what I see,
in that brief moment of
Silence.


by M.K.G.
(age 12)

2 comments:

Ajoy said...

Very beautiful.

Mandi said...

Tell M.K. I love her poem!! I'm printing it and putting it in my journal, and I've added it to my blog post on Remembrance day. :0)

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