Gratitude month: day 11

 For our service men and wonen, those that are my own kin and kith and those that are in our shared family of the human race. For those who did their job. I may not agree with the reasons/politics, but I also know those carrying out the orders are doing a job. They are not making the decisions.   
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.

   

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