Tag Archives: remembrance

Hope

Man, woman and child Earth remembers fields of blood Generations lost Flowers echo sacrifice Seeds of hope for tomorrow For Frank J. Tassone’s Haikai Challenge  

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Azure Horizons – Jan Malique

Reblogged from strangegoingsonintheshed: Penmon Point, Anglesey, Jan Malique They say you can hear the songs of ancient mariners drift in from azure horizons. Surprisingly melodic, even angelic, voices of brawny and sinewy men of adventure. Their eyes filled with visions … Continue reading

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Shelter #writephoto – Jan Malique

The two figures stood in the field staring at the cave entrance. Both were convinced they saw a figure gesturing to them from its entrance. The report had stated there were several anomalies to the witness’s version of events, disturbing … Continue reading

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Remember…

Paper poppies bloom, as fragile as the lives they represent. Every year it is the same, I try to find some way of saying what is in my heart and the words will not come.  I was not there, I … Continue reading

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Remember #midnighthaiku

Ancient guardians Witness the passage of time Smile at our folly * War, peace and plenty An ever changing cycle Eternity knows * Memory teaches Until it is forgotten… We will remember *

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Growing in peace

All ideas have to start somewhere and mine began with an hour or so to spare en route to the north. I had seen the sign for the National Memorial Arboretum every time I headed up that way and thought … Continue reading

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Whispers of Ancestral Voices by Jan Malique

Image: Pixabay Fellow bloggers and old friends who attended the recent Silent Eye workshop, The Feathered Seer, have written far more eloquently than I of their experiences.  This is my attempt at making sense of the weekend’s events, my guide Anubis … Continue reading

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Remembered

I was not there. I did not see the blood and gore Or know the terror Of a war. * I did not grieve When friends were lost Or mourn the maimed Or human cost. * I did not fight … Continue reading

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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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