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Categories: appreciation, farewell, friendship love, remembrance day, soulmate,
A Positive Message to My Friend for Life
by MOUMITA BHOUMIK
I tried to do the right thing and I know that you’d appreciate,
Thanks for being there for me once and the way you did initiate,
We...

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Class Reunions
by ben burton
Class Reunions
© Ben Burton 1/3/2018

Some may not recognize you
That many seasons by
Not meaning you've aged poorly
As surely as their sight

And memories mistaken
Of whom or where...

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Categories: blessing, god, happiness, metaphor, remembrance day,
Happy New Year
by Pradipta Roy Choudhury
At the end of the dusk,
And the birth of a new dawn,
When a new day of glory,
With a New Year is born,

You wake up from...

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Categories: age, history, memory, mythology, remembrance day,
Premium MemberRevisionist History
by Leo Larry Amadore
Lines of ancestry,
  and musty records,
      feature fractured glimpses
of times long gone --
      ...

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Premium MemberSTILL POINT 37
by Brian Strand
eleventh minute
          of
eleventh hour
          of
eleventh day...

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Categories: freedom, patriotic, peace, pride, remembrance day, soldier, war,
Symbol of Freedom
by Johnny Martinez
Freedom aint Freedom, said the gravelly Voice
the beauty of Freedom is that it gives you a Choice
the symbol of Freedom lies in Old Glory
Normandy, Okinawa,...

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Categories: remembrance day, war,
The Long Tan Cross
by Paul Warren
Did you hear the Lon Tan Cross is home!
The 521 Australian fallen are honoured
From a Vietnam War so unpopular
Hail the men of the D Company...

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Categories: childhood, city, grandmother, old, remembrance day, sympathy,
When I End My Joke I Silently Cry
by Isor Chand
By dusk, in a city of rich desert
I started a joke to my dear Nana;
On her deep country poetic voice and heart;
On her oral peace...

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Categories: remembrance day, world war
Aunty Carrie
by Paul Warren
What quiet times did she have
When she thought of him again
She shed a tear for what was given
As her one love had been stuck down
Gassed...

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Categories: anniversary, appreciation, dedication, friendship, remembrance day,
Premium Memberto where you are
by Lisa Ricci
to where you are

as I sit and reflect upon the moments in time of our journey
there are very few words to describe such a grateful...

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Categories: anniversary, london, november, peace, remembrance day, war,
London Bridge is Falling Down
by amapola white
London bridge is falling down
for the sins of London's sons

Silver spoons that choose to fight
should never have the right of our heads bowed

Silence is for...

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Premium Member11:00-11-11-2017
by D.W. Rodgers
The lights in our Farmers' Market dim and 
there is momentary confusion till someone
whispers eleven o'clock and we stand in silence.

I look at my lapel,...

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Categories: anniversary, appreciation, autumn, november, remembrance day, thank you,
Thank You -For Our Veterans-
by Cynthia Jones
I don't know you by name
or for which war you fought,
I want to say thank you
for the freedoms you've  brought.

Your brothers and sisters
gave their...

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Categories: conflict, dedication, emotions, england, remembrance day, rights, soldier,
Forever Remember, Lest We Forget
by Nick Trim
In 1914 those aged between 18 and 55
Had no option or choice in life.
In 1939 those aged between 18 and 44
Had to defend home and...

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Categories: remembrance day, war, world
Tears
by Dave Timperley
I saw a watering can today,
Nothing special you may say.
But as I looked it leaked a tear,
From its spout a poppy did appear.
I looked again...

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Categories: remembrance day, war,
Spare a copper
by Dave Timperley
Spare a copper guv, for many fought for you,
We went to war and many mates died there too.
Buy a Poppy lady, I'm not a beggarman,
The...

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The Poppy
by Kay Roberts
A war raged through, Europe's heart,
Destruction reigned, lives were torn apart.
On the battlefields, where soldiers once tread,
A delicate flower blossomed, of the deepest red.
There's a...

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Categories: remembrance day, war,
Premium MemberA Generation Answered
by Gary Smith






They were the best of us,
Young men in their prime.
Off to foreign lands they went
As loved ones looked on crying.

Smiling soldiers boarded trains
Excited at the...

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Categories: boy, child, courage, dedication, remembrance day, sorrow,
Tommy Woodward
by Johnny Martinez
The crippled lad stood beneath the bell tower
Pulls the rope to ring the bell at the praying hour.
With each mighty heave the bell does toll.
along...

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Categories: remembrance day, war,
Premium MemberSurface Tension-A Dream Of War
by Jonathan French
There was no splash when Robinson died;
he slid slowly down the shell hole,
ending face-up in the watery mud.
Exuding a creeping slick of maroon life blood.

His...

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Categories: courage, freedom, military, patriotic, remembrance day, war, world
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Categories: inspiration, life, moving on, remembrance day,
Clouded Answers
by Brian Davey




Seeing a cloud float from child eyes and the recognition 
     The light up moment of clarity smiling wide the definition
...

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Categories: dedication, hero, remember, remembrance day, veterans day,
Honor True Heroes
by CC Browning
Before you are flippant to an old wrinkled soul.
Remember they were once innocents, barely 18 years old.
Ill trained, unprepared, sent abroad, to a land unseen.
To...

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Categories: remembrance day, veterans day,
Tell Them
by Tricia Lucas-Clarke
Go to the wall and read the names
Go to the wall and stand
Go to the wall and shed a tear
For those that saved our land.

Stand...

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Paper Fine Threads
by Jane Shields
Paper fine threads of soft petals grow
Steeped a crimson red they bleed and flow
 
I watch the old man stooped low against a lamp post
Seeming...

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Categories: remembrance day, rights, society,
August Eleventh
by Richard Evans
the sky cloaked in evening gray
street lights plotting our course
that wheel in daddy’s hands
like the pages in a book
turning revealing
more and more of our story

a...

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Categories: death, faith, family, fate, remembrance day,
A Marker
by Kristina Whitmore
A sign of what once may be left
Within the hedge line written
Through the dark feeling of weight lifted
A presence of grace to have a place...

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Ungrateful Sorrow
by Snehendu Kar


The Ungrateful Sorrow
by Rabindranath Tagore

Translated by Snehendu Bikash Kar
 
At dawn, shey(1) left
My mind consoled me:
" Everything is Maya(2)".

Angrily I replied:
"How can you say that?
Here's...

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The Man on the Train
by Paul Warren
I had been at College that evening
After work I was not thinking of anything
Just sitting down on the train all alone 
Wanting to just make...

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Blood Red Poppies
by Jane Shields
Blood Red Poppies

There's a field far away where the poppies grow wild
A sea of blood red drifting in the breeze
They swoop and they swell like...

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Premium MemberRemembrance 2017
by Gordon Alexander
Remembrance day is here again 
The country pays it's respect
The veterans eyes show his pain
His head is bowed as he reflects

It's not just about the...

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Categories: blessing, encouraging, happiness, memorial remembrance day,
Story of Independence
by Surjendra Das
The resources of India were medley,
the areas were uncoiled from her posture.
We were indifference,
we homage to the dictators.

But they ne'er venerable those words
those were hard...

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Categories: remembrance day, tribute, veterans
Premium MemberTommy Atkins
by Jeff Martin
Look at Tommy go. 
See Tommy fall, 
row after row. 
Cut down by Maxim guns. 
Sacrificial victims for the Huns....

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Someday
by Grace Englebreeze
Someday
When we are older
And the earth has grown with us
And the sun has been dimmed
When the sky has gone darker
And the air has grown cold
Perhaps...

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