Archive for the tag 'Remembrance'

…and in the morning, we will remember them.

The poppy fields as described by the ‘War Poets’ are a poignant reminder to me of the lives that were lost in both World War One and World War Two and also the lives lost in more recent wars.
Poppies to me are a simile of the lives that [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Nov 11th 2017

…and in the morning, we will remember them.

In Flanders Fields
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 [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Nov 11th 2016

…and in the morning, we will remember them.

During 2014-2018 a series of nationwide and international events are taking place to commemorate the centenary of World War One. The series of events is being led by the Imperial War Museum, which has a dedicated website entitled 1914.org.
The events will serve to remind us of those who [...]

13 Comments CherryPie on Nov 11th 2015

One of the books I am currently reading is ‘The Poppy; A history of conflict, loss, remembrance & redemption’ by Nicholas J. Saunders. The book presents aspects of the beauty, pain, pleasure and tragedy of the poppy throughout history. Nicholas takes us on a journey from Ancient Egypt right through to the current day and [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jan 26th 2015

…and in the morning, we will remember them.

During 2014-2018 a series of nationwide and international events are taking place to commemorate the centenary of World War One. The series of events is being led by the Imperial War Museum, which has a dedicated website entitled 1914.org.
The events will serve to remind us of those who [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Nov 11th 2014

8 Comments CherryPie on Jun 6th 2014

It is my turn at Vision & Verb today.  I am reflecting on the upcoming anniversary of  WW1 and the series of events that are planned to commemorate the occasion.

2 Comments CherryPie on Jan 23rd 2014

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