Monday, May 28, 2018

MEMORIAL DAY

MEMORIAL DAY


They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old.
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.

From Laurence Binyon's poem 
written in September 1914.


18 comments:

  1. Both picture and poem are so stunning that they have given me goose bumps.

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    1. I felt the same when I saw the photo I had taken on our last trip to Arlington, and the poems always touch me.

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  2. Heartfelt thanks. And to their families who also serve and sometimes pay a very high price.

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    1. Thank you EC, for including the families. I thank them all and I try never to take each day for granted, because of their sacrifice and the ultimate sacrifice of their loved ones.

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  3. Happy Memorial Day! Enjoy your day and new week ahead.

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  4. beautiful poem and perfect for today.

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  5. Yes we shall, Denise, as it should be those here and those who have gone. Thanks to Gregg and his late father for their service.

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    1. Thank you Dorothy from all our hearts.

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  6. For sure we will remember them. So many memorials in France, they will never forget. Keep well Diane

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    1. I was honored to also see some of those memorials in France. Thank you Diane, you keep well also.

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  7. That's a lovely poem and very fitting for today.

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    1. All the best to you too Jan, and thank you.

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