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  • Acesn8's

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    In Flanders Fields

    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.

    ...Lt. Col. John Macrae
     

    brainiac

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    Great poem, and a good reminder for the day. Thanks to all who have made the ultimate sacrifice so that the rest of us can sit here fat, dumb and happy doing whatever we please in this great country.
     

    mac79912

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    Thanks to all who have served!!Happy Memorial Day.
     
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