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Never Look Away


                                                                                      Armistice day, 2012.
                               Never Look Away

Remember, remember,
11th November,
No more gunpowder,
Gas screaming rot.

Remember this day,
Never again,
And tomorrow those who fell we forgot.

Remember, remember, remember.


                              David Nickle Read   

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  1. Date: 7/28/2014 3:14:00 AM
    Very deep write, David. There is also a date I never forget....April 14...the day of the Armenian Genocide by the Turks...almost 100 years ago. Thanks for visiting my work. I will read more of you. If you have the time and the inclination, please read my latest blog...Assumptions

  1. Date: 11/30/2013 2:48:00 AM
    Well Delivered - precise and powerful! Never should we forget to advocate for peace.

  1. Date: 11/16/2012 2:34:00 PM
    certainly will David, and wonderfull poems like this will help us remember as well....

  1. Date: 11/14/2012 7:51:00 PM
    David, this world is not what it is... everything standing tall eventually falls... Sad, are the memories we have to endure with such pain. We do seem to forget, but all the tension inside of us, falls far into a coma ,, it kind of wants us to forget.... Don't you think?? Some days are from remembering when it comes to wickedness... love this verse,,, LINDA

  1. Date: 11/13/2012 10:45:00 AM
    If only we would REALLY remember... then it would be 'never again'... Terry (good poem) (& thanks for your kind words)

  1. Date: 11/12/2012 8:32:00 AM
    history has a way of returning with the date,great write David

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    Date: 11/12/2012 10:01:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Very true, and I thank you for your comment. Reasons for peace should be "Remembered" on all dates, do you not think so?, all the best. Read ;{>
  1. Date: 11/12/2012 4:17:00 AM
    Yes! Not to be forgotten! hugs, catie :)

  1. Date: 11/12/2012 3:13:00 AM
    One day no one will forget!! - A well written poem David. - Have a nice new week. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)