"I am what time, circumstance, history, have made of me, certainly, but I am also, much more than that. So are we all."
- James Baldwin
How very sad and perfect too.
Thank you, Gail.
Hi Theresa ... such a wonderful evocative post for this Remembrance time. Love the two art works you've used ... Hilary
Hilary, thank you.
lovely and poignant poem of remembrance.
Thanks, Kathe W.
~~ eloquent in its simplicity.
Thank you, Helen.
So much said in so few words.Visit Keith's Ramblings!
Thank you, Keith.
In Flanders fields...
Yes. Beautiful spot.
Enjoyed your verse
Those lost and those never born! Beautiful!
Thank you, Carol!
Beautiful and poignant.
Great post. So simple but true.
Thank you, Natalie.
I like the pictures, especially the first one; the line about buds that never blossomed is sad, because it made me think about all the things that could have been.
I know. Broken chains, and we can't possibly know all that was lost.
Totally moving, Theresa. Thank you so much for sharing this with your readers. Hope your teaching position is going well.
Thanks, Victoria. I'm hanging in there.
Love this. Succinct and elegant.
Thank you, Joanne.
Thank you, Silent Otto.
Lest we forget
I love poppies as a reminder. Symbolic in so many ways.
Awesome haiku Theresa! Hugs!
Thank you, Bekkie. Hugs to you!
Beautiful words and pictures! :)~Jess
Oh, how true. Well done!