IOI (7/4/1934 / Hebburn.Co Durham U.K)

Remembrance Day

</>Remembrance Day.

Poulters Measure

This day when we recall; the fighting men who fall
We stand erect, heads bowed in silence to show our respect.
For men who died for freedoms cause; who gave their all
Who made the supreme sacrifice, dying to protect.
The right of all men to be free: Answered the call.
But we forget although we demonstrate our deep respect.
The lessons taught by history. Ignored by all
Soldiers on either side die to no effect.
Now though we stand in silent respect to recall
The men who fell.I can see no reason to expect
that things will change sufficiently, if at all
I fear the future looks to be a grim prospect.
This day set aside to remember all the men who fall.
with due respect; but sadly say that I suspect
Remembrance Day makes no difference at all.

Sunday,06 November 2001
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'We stand erect, heads bowed in silence to show our respect.' ........................................................................................................... Not all can worthily stand in such position.... And I think you therefore did such ending.'... I suspect Remembrance Day makes no difference at all.'.... and which causes sincere tears... (Mr. ivor Thank you for your generous comment...which was pleasure for me) Tsira