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In Flanders fields the Poppies blow

By Glynn
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 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.

Taken on a recent trip to Belgium.......God bless all of them

Tags: Poppies Poppy Ww1 Flanders Wildlife and nature First world war flander

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23 Oct 2020 8:50PM
Excellent Glynn,
Fred.
Glynn Plus
15 1.2k 1 United Kingdom
23 Oct 2020 9:53PM
Thanks Fred much appreciated
Saastad 2 16 15 Norway
23 Oct 2020 10:13PM
A lovely photo with a fine colour contrast and a nice composition.
Also a very fine poem Glynn!

Arne Smile
Glynn Plus
15 1.2k 1 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2020 9:21AM
Much obliged Arne, thank you. Agree very thought provoking
chase Plus
16 2.3k 592 England
24 Oct 2020 10:32AM
Lovely poetry I.G. and great colour contrasts here.

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