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The Great War, Page 2

Paris Doorway: Red Light

Young soldiers facing death worried not about sin when heading into battle, many of whom never had being in a relationship, and …

Letter to an Unknown Soldier

We all have a British soldier from WWI in the family. Only now can we recognise them. This is dedicated to them. …

Telegram Ignored

Next of kin – sisters name given: Duty done, family contacted Telegram ignored – the shame, the shame As if kinship itself …

Song Brings Silence of Guns at Christmas

Searing notes of a foreign song Brought silence to the roaring mouths of guns… Men, bitter enemies fighting before… Crossed lines, found …

War and Poppies

In Flanders fields, and Kandahar, In deepest Afghanistan, Poppies bloom, the Flowers of War, Blossom of the Savagery of Man. In the …

Let Us Remember This November

This day we all remember As we are asked to and yet It seems our own who faught for their own land …

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