Tag Archives: remembrance

Waste

Trampled where they fell, the dead and dying, Mud and blood tainting each final breath, Their cries unheard, unheeded by the guns, Made one with sacred earth blasphemed by death. Shells crack and cackle, ‘necessary evil’, A whispered ‘Mother!’ lost … Continue reading

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North-easterly: Sidetracked by poppies…

While the story of the recent Castles of the Mind weekend will be shared on the Silent Eye website, our ‘extra-curricular’ adventures during that trip will be, as always, told on our personal blogs… We had arrived in the north, … Continue reading

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Renewal and Beginnings ~ Jan Malique

Reblogged from strangegoingsonintheshed: I was invited to take part in the 3.2.1 Me Challenge by Jordan at https://desertrose.blog/2018/08/26/how-i-found-inspiration/ The rules, are simple: 1. Thank the person who nominated you. 2. Provide two quotes on the subject you are sent by that … Continue reading

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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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