Thursday, November 11, 2010

Lest we forget

Today, I think the only appropriate post is one about our fallen soldiers.




In Flanders Fields
by John McCrae, May 1915


In Flanders fields the poppies blow

Between the crosses, row on row,

That mark our place; and in the sky

The larks, still bravely singing, fly

Scarce heard amid the guns below.



We are the Dead. Short days ago

We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,

Loved and were loved, and now we lie

In Flanders fields.



Take up our quarrel with the foe:

To you from failing hands we throw

The torch; be yours to hold it high.

If ye break faith with us who die

We shall not sleep, though poppies grow

In Flanders fields.

1 comment:

Kerry said...

Today we will remember the soldiers that we know and the unknown. How blessed were we all that the fought for our countries.