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Blood red #midnighthaiku

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Why?

“the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month” 888,246 ceramic poppies, created by ceramic artist Paul Cummins surround the Tower of London. A river of blood. Each poppy represents a British military fatality during the First World … Continue reading

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Poppies for peace

There is a gentleman I know, a man of the sea, whose name is Mick. Not a young man, not any more. Today his boots will be polished, his medals will gleam on his chest, and his beloved dog will … Continue reading

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