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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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