In Flanders fields

In Flanders fields the poppies blowpoppy

Bteween 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 lie

In Flanders fields.

 

Take up our quarrel with the foe:

To you from failing hands we throw

The torch; be yours to hold it high.

If ye break faith with us who die

We shall not sleep, though poppies grow

In Flanders fields.

 

Remember to thank a veteran today. For more on John McCrae, click here.

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  1. Cheryl

    You totally stole my blog post for today. What a great poem.

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