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I had a job interview in Paris, France, this week.  If I get the positiion, I'll be the Assistant Superintendant of the US World War II cemetery in the Lorraine region of France, a few miles from the German border.

Near Saint Avold, France,
More than ten thousand heroes
Whisper from the soil.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014




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Date: 4/8/2015 9:55:00 AM
Beautifully written! I see the cemetery. I hear the whispers eminating from the soil...
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Valerie Staton
Date: 4/10/2015 9:54:00 PM
Perhaps a much greater opportunity awaits...you never know what God has planned for your life.
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Mark J. Halliday
Date: 4/8/2015 1:35:00 PM
Thanks. Unfortunately, I didn't get the job I interviewed for to work there.
Date: 11/13/2014 4:26:00 PM
Well thought out Haiku.So many others.... Regards miken
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Mark J. Halliday
Date: 11/13/2014 4:45:00 PM
Thank you. I almost got a job working there.
Date: 10/31/2014 7:57:00 PM
They whisper, "never forget" but our tv's, computers, and radios drown out their voices. I hope we hear before it's too late!
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Mark J. Halliday
Date: 11/13/2014 4:47:00 PM
Agree. As nice as tech is, it also clutters our world with meaningless white noise.
Date: 10/31/2014 12:16:00 PM
I hope you get that job, amazing opportunity for you. This is a very nice haiku! Enjoyed reading it. Best to you Mark! xxx D.
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Mark J. Halliday
Date: 10/31/2014 12:40:00 PM
Thanks. Glad you liked it. Still waiting on the word about the job.
Date: 10/31/2014 11:43:00 AM
It's a sounding chorus -- be strong and courageous -- loved this haiku! I hope you get the job, what a tremendous opportunity. All the best.
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Mark J. Halliday
Date: 10/31/2014 12:15:00 PM
Thanks. Glad you liked it. I've been to that cemetery many times. It is overwhelming to see the number of crosses and stars of David.